December 23, 2014
Obituaries

Clyde Grayson Powell
Clyde Grayson Powell, 71, of Homer, died May 23, 2013. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., May 25, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Robert Leo Carey Jr.
Robert Leo Carey Jr., 49, of Douglas, Wyo., died May 26, 2013. Mr. Carey’s wishes were to be cremated and no formal services are planned. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Sharon L. Coker Stewart
Funeral services for Sharon L. Coker Stewart, 67, of Macon and formerly of Habersham County, were held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with Pastor Anthony Shore and the...
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Mary Edna Maney Chandler
Funeral services for Mary Edna Maney Chandler, 89, of Alto, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 25, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Brian James and the Rev. Dav...
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Robert ‘Bob’ Garbaccio
Funeral services for Robert “Bob” Garbaccio, 83, of Mt. Airy, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 27, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Wesley Purcell officiating. Burial followed the service ...
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Albert Denny
Funeral services for Albert Denny, 66, of Alto, were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, May, 26, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. David Turner and Dr. Eric Spivey officiating. ...
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Gertrude Rogers Smith
Funeral services for Gertrude Rogers Smith, 86, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Dr. Charles Holland, the Rev. Russ Barker and the Rev. Trent Smith...
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Lowell ‘Sandy’ D. Sandven
Lowell “Sandy” D. Sandven, 87, of Clarkesville departed this life on May 20, 2013, after a determined fight with Wegener’s and Goodpasture Diseases. A private memorial service will be held at a lat...
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Joseph Alfred Webb Sr.
Memorial services for Joseph Alfred Webb Sr., 88, of Christchurch, New Zealand, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest. Full military honors will b...
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Neal Waters
Neal Waters, 91, of Homer, died Saturday, May 25, 2013, after several years of declining health. Per Mr. Waters’ wishes, no service will be held and no flowers, please. Born Nov. 25, 1921, in Orlan...
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Nancy Elizabeth Edenfield
Funeral services for Nancy Elizabeth Edenfield, 82, of Alto, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. John Graham officiating. Mrs. Eden...
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Mary Edna Maney Chandler
Funeral services for Mary Edna Maney Chandler, 89, of Alto, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, May 25, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Brian James and the Rev...
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Peggy Sinner Leanos
Memorial services for Peggy Sinner Leanos, 62, of Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 23, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Pastor James Harvey officiating. Mrs. Leanos died Tuesday, Ma...
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Nancy Elizabeth Edenfield
Funeral services for Nancy Elizabeth Edenfield, 82, of Alto, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. John Graham officiating. Mrs. E...
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Lulah Jones Savage
Lulah Jones Savage, 91, of Mt. Airy, died May 17, 2013. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., May 19, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Angelee Zora Hicks
Angelee Zora Hicks, 87 of Cleveland, died May 16, 2013. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., May 18, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Lola Mae Moss Maney
Funeral services for Lola Mae Moss Maney, 97, of Homer, were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Gene Todd and the Rev. Swayne Cochr...
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Doris Faith Davis
Funeral services for Doris Faith Davis, 93, of Tyler, Texas, were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at Pollard United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jack Cox, the Rev. Rob Fisher, the Rev. Richard L...
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Frances S. Phillips
Funeral services for Frances S. Phillips, 81, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Scott Brown and the Rev. Mark Vandiver...
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Rev. Grady L. Carpenter
Funeral services for the Rev. Grady L. Carpenter, 91, of Gainesville,were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, at Montgomery Memorial Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Kersh, the Rev. Mike Taylor and...
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Alma Frye Church
Funeral services for Alma Frye Church, 93, of Clarkesville, were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with Dr. Bob Horner officiating. Burial followed ...
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Eva Lucile Wilson Propes
A memorial service for Eva Lucile Wilson Propes, 87, of Cornelia, will be held at a later date. Mrs. Propes’ body was donated to the Medical College of Georgia. Mrs. Propes died Thursday, May 16, 2...
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Rev. Calvin Forrester
GREENSBORO, N.C. – “We never outgrow our need for Love and Laughter, for Joy and Wonder.” This was the creed for August Calvin Forrester, who died May 14, 2013. A memorial service will be held at F...
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Chesney Ann Marie Bonner
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Chesney Ann Marie Bonner, infant daughter of Carrie Ann Wolter and John Bonner. Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at...
May 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robert Eugene Groemminger
Memorial services for Robert Eugene Groemminger, 66, of Clarkesville were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Deacon Rev. Richard Marinchak officiating. Full military...
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Johnny Wilbanks
Funeral services for Johnny Wilbanks, 67, of Lula, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, May 17, at Belton Baptist Church with the Rev. Leon Miller and the Rev. Phillip Gillespie officiating. Burial will...
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Belinda D. Miller
Memorial services for Belinda D. Miller, 63, of Alto, will be held at a later date. Mrs. Miller died Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born June 29, 1949, in Quitman, she ...
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Joan Henson Owenby
\Funeral services for Joan Henson Owenby, 79, of Mt. Airy, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Jay Hughes officiating. Burial ...
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Ruby Garner Tench
Funeral services for Ruby Garner Tench, 66, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, May 15, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Larry Ryals and Mike Taylor of...
May 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robert Eugene Groemminger
Memorial services for Robert Eugene Groemminger, 66, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. today, May 15, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Father Jose Luis Hernandez Ayala officiating. Full milit...
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Grace Sigers Blackwell
Funeral services for Grace Sigers Blackwell, 81, of Demorest, are scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Dr. Don Samples officiating. Bu...
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Leigh Betts
A celebration of life service for Leigh Betts, 60, of Demorest, formerly of Washington, D.C., will be held at a later date at St. James Episcopal Church, Ormond Beach, Fla. Ms. Betts died suddenly ...
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Archway makes strides toward progress
Progress can be measured in several ways; sometimes by the numbers, others through a more subjective yardstick. For Habersham County, progress can be measured as we tally accomplishment of tasks. W...
May 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clara L. Jackson
Funeral services for Clara L. Jackson, 103, of Doraville, will be held at 4 p.m. today, May 10, at Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross. Burial will follow at Peachtree Memorial...
May 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Royce Allen Gunter
Funeral services for Royce Allen Gunter, 75 of Athens, are scheduled for 4 p.m. today, May 10, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Garvis Kinsey officiating. Buria...
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John Henry Dill
Memorial services for John Henry Dill, 76, of Alto, are scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Sanford Kimbrell and the Rev. Den...
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Elton Drew Smith
Funeral services for Elton Drew Smith, 87, of Tiger, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at the chapel of Hunter Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Cannon and Layman Lloyd Hunter officiating. Burial f...
May 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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James Manuel Carson
Funeral services for James Manuel Carson, 93, of Clayton, were held at 1 p.m. Monday, May 6, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Dr. Frank Cox officiating. Burial followed the service in Bethlehem Bap...
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Karen Ruppert Parson
Funeral services for Karen Ruppert Parson, 50, of Alto, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 6, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor John Graham officiating. Burial follo...
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Rev. Warren Glenn ‘Butch’ Nichols
The Good Shepherd called his Under Shepherd, the Rev. Warren Glenn “Butch” Nichols, 66, of Alto, home to be with Him on Saturday, May 4, 2013, following an extended illness. Funeral services were h...
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