November 26, 2014
Obituaries

Dr. Marshall Hall
After a long life of studying, teaching, and living God’s word, Dr. Marshall Hall, 82, died in his home on Friday, March 8, 2013, following a courageous battle with cancer. As per Marshall’s wishes...
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Cindy Renee Phillips
Cindy Renee Phillips, 40, of Alto, died March 6, 2013. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., March 9, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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Claudine Skelton Jackson
Claudine Skelton Jackson, 78, of Marietta, formerly of Cleveland, died March 5, 2013. Funeral services are planned for 11 a.m. today, March 8, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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Robert Leroy ‘Bob’ Rhyne
Funeral services for Robert Leroy “Bob” Rhyne, 90, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Tommy Stowe officiating. Burial followed the ser...
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Thelma Bloodworth Jones
A memorial visitation for Thelma Bloodworth Jones, 83 of Baldwin, was held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia. Mrs. Jones died Tuesday, March...
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Blake Allison
Funeral services for Blake Allison, 17, of Cornelia, will be held at 2 p.m. today, March 8, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with Rick Cox officiating. Burial will follow in Yonah...
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Beverly Johnston Verdery
HARTWELL – Funeral services for Beverly Johnston Verdery, 88, a longtime resident of Fairview Avenue, Hartwell, will be held at 3 p.m. toiday, March, 8, at First Baptist Church of Hartwell with Dr....
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Linda Hicks Sanchez
A memorial service for Linda Hicks Sanchez, 56, of Norcross, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at First Presbyterian Church of Cornelia, with the Rev. Blaine Walker officiating. Mrs. Sanchez...
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William Waitsell Cuthbertson
William Waitsell Cuthbertson, 75, of Clayton, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. Services were private. Born in Duck Town, Tenn., he was the son of William Pyrd Cuthbertson and Lena Mae Casteel Blakley. I...
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Linda Joy Weathers
Funeral services for Linda Joy Weathers, 60, of Jefferson, were held at 3:30 p.m. Monday, March 4, at Crossroads Baptist Church, with the Rev. Joel Shadburn and the Rev. Paul Jones Jr. officiating....
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Pauline ‘Polly’ Chapman Tench
Pauline “Polly” Chapman Tench, 72, of Toccoa, died Saturday, March 2, 2013, at her residence following an extended illness. Per her request, no funeral services will be held. Born Aug. 28, 1940, in...
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Martha Turpen Pasternak
A memorial service for Martha Turpen Pasternak, 87, of Clarkston, Mich., was held at noon Friday, Feb. 8, at Clarkston United Methodist Church. Mrs. Pasternak died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013. Born on Jul...
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Dorothy Jane Millwood Crunkleton
Funeral services for Dorothy Jane Millwood Crunkleton, 84, of Cumming, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at Ebenezer United Methodist Church with the Rev. Glenn Hannigan officiating. Burial was ...
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Betty Ann Osborne Bohannon
Funeral services for Betty Ann Osborne Bohannon, 73, of Baldwin, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 4, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Roy Lee Mitchell and the Rev. ...
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Oscar John ‘O.J.’ Allen Jr.
Funeral services for Oscar John ‚“O.J.” Allen Jr., 70, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at Hill’s Crossing Baptist Church with the Rev. Walter Singletary, the Rev. Roy Lee Mitchell...
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Melton Lavern Gibby
Funeral services for Melton Lavern Gibby, 83, of Cleveland, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 4, at Union Grove Congregational Holiness Church with the Rev. Paul Flynn and the Rev. Dennis Taylor o...
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Shirley Jean Tankersley Washington
Funeral services for Shirley Jean Tankersley Washington, 70, of Mt. Airy, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 4, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Greg Pruitt off...
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Christine Chirico Lorenzen
Funeral services for Christine Chirico Lorenzen, 88, of Clermont, will be held at 11 a.m. today, March 6, in the chapel of Memorial Park South Funeral Home, Flowery Branch, with Pastor Chris Strong...
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Donald R. Lord
Funeral services for Donald R. Lord, 65, of Baldwin, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Tim Beasley officiating. Burial followed ...
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Irene Carter Goss
Funeral services for Irene Carter Goss, 91, of Demorest, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, March 1, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Garvis Kinsey and the Rev. Kennet...
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Rev. Henry Grady Barnes
Funeral services for the Rev. Henry Grady Barnes, 75, of Demorest, will be held at 11 a.m. today, March 1, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Chris York, the Rev. Char...
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George ‘Reynolds’ Holcomb
Funeral services for George “Reynolds” Holcomb, 83, of Demorest, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Fairfield Baptist Church with the Rev. Keith Allison and the Rev. Kenneth Taylor offi...
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Joyce Mote Norton
Funeral services for Joyce Mote Norton, 79, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, March 1, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Clark officiating. Bur...
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Betty Jane Ivie Barnette
Graveside services for Betty Jane Ivie Barnette, 80, of Demorest, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Barrow Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Megan Hallford Gomez officiating. Mrs. Barnett...
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Donald R. Ellison
Donald R. Ellison, 85, of Cornelia, formerly of Salt Lake City, Utah, died Feb. 21, 2013. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Feb. 25, Olpin Mortuary Chapel, Pleasant Grove, Utah. Whitfield Funer...
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Mary Stevens Gibbs
Funeral services for Mary Stevens Gibbs, 92, of Alto, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at Davisboro United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ron Dixon officiating. Burial followed in Davisboro Cem...
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Evelyn Brown Church
Funeral services for Evelyn Brown Church, 90, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Clarkesville Baptist Church with the Rev. David Turner, Mary Turner and the Rev. Grady Walden...
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Richard Hugh Giffin
Funeral services for Richard Hugh Giffin, 91, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Lisa Graves officiating....
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James David Sellers
Funeral services for James David Sellers, 71, of Alto, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, at Sosebee Memorial Chapel with the Rev. John Graham and the Rev. Jason Walls officiating. Burial followe...
Feb 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nolan Michael Eaton
Graveside services for Nolan Michael Eaton, infant son of Michael and Stefanie Turner Eaton of Baldwin, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Feb. 22, at Hills Crossing Baptist Church Cemetery with the ...
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Herbert D. Tench
Funeral services for Herbert D. Tench, 92, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at New Bridge Baptist Church, Cleveland, with Pastor Phillip Robinson and the Rev. Darin Cain officiat...
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Charles E. O’Farrell
Memorial services for Charles E. O’Farrell, 82, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Herb Snedden officiating....
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Dr. Joseph Emmett Henderson
A Celebration of Life service for Dr. Joseph Emmett Henderson, 85, a veteran of World War II and a Baptist pastor of three churches, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Johns Creek Baptist...
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Doris Wofford Armenaki
Doris Wofford Armenaki, 89, of Greensboro, N.C., died Feb. 5, 2013. Memorial graveside services will be held in the spring, at Yonah Memorial Gardens, Demorest. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel...
Feb 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Valerie Lathan Galloway
Funeral services for Valerie Lathan Galloway, 74, of Mt. Airy, were held at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, at Hazel Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Austin Kelley, the Rev. Billy Burrell and the Rev. Ch...
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Betty Jo Slater Byrd
Betty Jo Slater Byrd, 79, of Cornelia, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, following a brief diagnosis of cancer. The family received friends from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South...
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Jim H. Goss
Funeral services for Jim H. Goss, 87, of Demorest, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Feb. 20, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Garvis Kinsey and the Rev. Kenneth McEnt...
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Rowe Truman Hart
Funeral services for Rowe Truman Hart, 89, of Alto, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18, at Yonah Congregational Holiness Church with the Rev. John Umberhant and the Rev. Lester Haynes officiating...
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Garvin F. Brady Jr.
A graveside service for Garvin F. Brady Jr., 81, of Clarksville, is scheduled for 1 p.m. today, Feb. 20, at Barrow Memorial Gardens with the Rev. David Crisp officiating. Mr. Brady died Saturday, F...
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James ‘Jimmy’ Sumner
Funeral services for James “Jimmy” Sumner, 76, of Baldwin are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at Grace-Calvary Episcopal Church with the Rev. Dena S. Bearl officiating. The family will rec...
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