September 23, 2014
Obituaries

Jimmie Lou Hefner Hendrixson
Jimmie Lou Hefner Hendrixson, 73, of Fort Worth, Texas, formerly of Mt. Airy, died May 9, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Tommy Lee Barrett
Funeral services for Tommy Lee Barrett, 74, of Alto, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 11, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Roy Lee Mitchell and the Rev. Luther William...
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Betty Ruth Gerrin Smith
Funeral services for Betty Ruth Gerrin Smith, 79, of Cornelia, were scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, May 12, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. J.R. Elrod and the Rev. Joh...
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Barbara Allen Williams
Funeral services for Barbara Allen Williams, 69, of Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 13, at Mud Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Ray Turpin officiating. Burial followed in Hills Cr...
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Peter Oskar Guerke
Funeral Mass for Peter Oskar Guerke, 88, of Mt. Airy, was held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, at St. Mark Catholic Church, Clarkesville. Mr. Guerke died May 9, 2014, at Habersham Medical Center. Born J...
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James Donald Davis
Funeral services for James Donald Davis, 72, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, at Hillside Memorial Chapel. Mr. Davis died May 9, 2014. Born March 13, 1942 in Habersham County, he w...
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Rhonda Ruth Baker Land
A memorial service for Rhonda Ruth Baker Land, 42, of Cornelia, will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 15, at Mt. Airy Baptist Church with the Rev. Ray Turpin and the Rev. Butch Franklin officiating....
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Grace Covert Simons
Grace Covert Simons, 90, of Murphy, N.C., died May 7, 2014. No formal services are planned at this time. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Stella Mae Burrell Norton
Stella Mae Burrell Norton, 82, of Mt. Airy, died May 7, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon by McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Thomas Roame Campbell
A celebration of life for Thomas Roame Campbell, 73, of Atlanta, formerly of Demorest, will be held in Atlanta on Labor Day weekend. Mr. Campbell died Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Atlanta. Born Sep...
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George Milton Patterson
Funeral services for George Milton Patterson, 86, of Homer, are scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at Nails Creek Baptist Church, Homer, with the Rev. Duane Eller and the Rev. Roy Rogers offici...
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Charlotte ‘Lottie’ Howell
Charlotte “Lottie” Virginia Burrell Howell, 57, of Parkland, Fla., died May 1, 2014. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., May 6, at Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.
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Sara Church Stuart
Sara Church Stuart, 87, of Grambling, La., died April 25, 2014. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m., May 8, at Fairfield Baptist Church Cemetery. Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.
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Ann Davis Irvin
Ann Davis Irvin, 85, of Baldwin, died May 1, 2014. Graveside services were held at 1 p.m., May 3, at Leatherwood Baptist Church Cemetery. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Louis Edward Eldridge
Louis Edward Eldridge, 86, of Porterdale, died May 5, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., May 8, in the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Geraldine Simmons Marcus
Funeral services for Geraldine Simmons Marcus, 79, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Clarke officiating...
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Bonnie Ayers Shubert
Graveside services for Bonnie Ayers Shubert, 89, of Alto, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 6, at Leatherwood Baptist Church Cemetery with Dr. Kenneth Franklin officiating. Mrs. Shubert died Monday...
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Gladys Alewine Sisum
Funeral services for Gladys Alewine Sisum, 64, of Lula, will be held at 2 p.m. today, May 7, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Junior Jones and the Rev. Grady Wh...
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Billy Allen Dodd
Billy Allen Dodd, 86, of Mt. Airy, died April 30, 2014. Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m., May 3, at Chopped Oak Baptist Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Betty Lou Croy
Funeral services for Betty Lou Croy, 73, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Terry Benfield and the Rev. Clarence...
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Debbie Webb
Funeral services for Debbie Webb, 62, of Varnville, S.C., will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Home, Varnville-Hampton Chapel. Burial will follow in Sandy ...
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Ethel Lanette Erwin Ivester Smith
Funeral services for Ethel Lanette Erwin Ivester Smith, 86, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. today, May 2, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Roy Lee Mitchell o...
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Rebecca Alexander McCrackin
Rebecca Alexander McCrackin, 83, of Homer, died April 24, 2014. No formal services are planned. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Zella Autry Wilbanks
Zella Autry Wilbanks, 86, of Gainesville, died April 26, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, April 30, at Homer United Methodist Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Ba...
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James Harold Compton
Funeral services for James Harold Compton, 93, of Gainesville, formerly of Mt. Airy, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Clarkesville, with the Rev. Tommy Stowe ...
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Carlye Lynn Elrod
A celebration of life for Carlye Lynn Elrod, 20, of Demorest, was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor Kevin Mangum officiating. Buri...
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William Ralph Wright
Funeral services for William Ralph Wright, 86, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Scott Ledbetter officiating....
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Hortense Welborn Eller
Funeral services for Hortense Welborn Eller, 82, of Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 28, at Stonepile Baptist Church with the Rev. Connie Berry officiating. Burial followed in the c...
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Rex S. Tatum
Funeral services for Rex S. Tatum, 83, of Gainesville, formerly of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 1 p.m. today, April 30, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Doug Saxt...
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Bernice Frady Irvin
Funeral services for Bernice Frady Irvin, 85, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, May 2, at Antioch Baptist Church, Mt. Airy, with the Rev. David Harbin officiating. Burial will follow i...
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Carlye Lynn Elrod
Carlye Lynn Elrod, 20, of Demorest, died April 23, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.
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Khamta Inthavong
Khamta Inthavong, 66, Demorest, died April 23, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m., April 26, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Margaret Elaine Taylor Waldrop
Graveside services for Elaine Waldrop of Winston, will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, Clarkesville, where she will be laid to rest beside her parents ...
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William Charles Hembree
Funeral services for William Charles Hembree, 76, of Cornelia, will be held at 2 p.m. today, April 25, at New Bridge Baptist Church with the Rev. Phillip Robinson, the Rev. Darren Cain and the Rev....
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Bobbie Nix Whitlock
Funeral services for Bobbie Nix Whitlock, 99, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Mickey Umbehant officiating. ...
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Clinton Brady Loudermilk
No formal services are planned at this time for Clinton Brady Loudermilk, 44, of Mt. Airy. Mr. Loudermilk died Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born Jan. 5, 1970, in D...
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Betty Harris Fry
Funeral services for Betty Harris Fry, 79, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, April 23, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenneth McEntire officiating....
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Shirley Ann Watts Welborn
Shirley Ann Watts Welborn, 73, Clarkesville, died April 11, 2014. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., April 14, at Flat Creek Baptist Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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James Howard Tyler
James Howard Tyler, 67, of Chatsworth, died April 11, 2014. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., April 14, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Thelma L. Crow
Thelma L. Crow, 88, of Mt. Airy, died April 15, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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