August 22, 2014
Obituaries

Guy Willard England
Funeral services for Guy Willard England, 78, of Alto, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 28, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Paul Creason and the Rev. James Creason o...
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Ray Walter Porterfield
Ray Walter Porterfield, 61, of Mt. Airy, died July 24, 2013. Funeral services were held at 4 p.m., July 27, at the chapel McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Lyn Gunter
A memorial service for Lyn Gunter, 63, of Clarkesville, formerly of Lawrenceville, was held Monday, July 29, in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home, with Dr. Harold Lawrence offici...
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Young Isaac Cathey
Funeral services for Young Isaac Cathey, 73, of Toccoa, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 29, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Paul Flynn and Dr. Don Drawdy officiating. Burial followed th...
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Monika F. Lynch
Memorial services for Monika F. Lynch, 81, Athens, are scheduled for 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 2, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Lloyd Free officiating. A private buri...
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James ‘Jim’ Bennett Hoyle
Memorial services for James “Jim” Bennett Hoyle, 88, of Clarkesville, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with William “Billy” Hornsby officiating. The family will...
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Ray Walter Porterfield
Ray Walter Porterfield, 60, of Mt. Airy, died July 24, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia is in charge of arrangements.
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Annease McDuffie
Funeral services for Annease McDuffie, 59, of Baldwin, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 25, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Silvio Vigo, the Rev. Billy Burrell and...
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Eugene Talmadge Pruitt
Funeral services for Eugene Talmadge Pruitt, 80, of Baldwin, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 27, at Mountain View Baptist Church with the Rev. James Harvey and the Rev. Austin Kelley officia...
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Jennie Vae Cantrell Gipson
Jennie Vae Cantrell Gipson, 84, of Clarkesville, died July 20, 2013. Funeral services were held, 2 p.m., July 22, at Bethel Baptist Church. Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Winford Lewis Popphan Sr.
Winford Lewis Popphan Sr., 69, of Homer, died July 21, 2013. A memorial service will be held, 2 p.m., July 27, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Frank James McConnell
Frank James McConnell, 86, of Mt. Airy, died July 20, 2013. Funeral services were held, 4 p.m., July 21, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Ethel B. Wiley
Ethel B. Wiley, 85, of Alto, died July 20, 2013. Funeral services were held, 2 p.m., July 23, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Eugene Talmadge Pruitt
Eugene Talmadge Pruitt, 80, of Baldwin, died July 22, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Donald Dorsey Galloway
Funeral services for Donald Dorsey Galloway, 79, Cleveland, were held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 21, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Roy Lee Mitchell, the Rev. Michae...
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Deane Ellen Richard Ferguson
A memorial service for Deane Ellen Richard Ferguson, 62, of Alto, will be held at a later date. Mrs. Ferguson’s wishes were to be cremated. Mrs. Ferguson died Thursday, July 18, 2013, at Northeast ...
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Mary B. Jones
THOMSON – Mrs. Mary B. Jones died Thursday, July 11, 2013, one day after her 90th birthday, surrounded by her family. She was born July 10, 1923, in Hollywood as the first child of Mamie (Rumsey) a...
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Ted Anthony Abernathy
Graveside services for Ted Anthony Abernathy, 44, of Bremerton, Wash., formerly of Cleveland, were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, at Miller-Woodlawn Cemetery, Bremerton, Wash. Celebration of L...
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Rev. James William Holden
Funeral services for the Rev. James William Holden, 61, of Cornelia, were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 18, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Free and the ...
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Mildred ‘Sally’ Cathey Rayner
Funeral services for Mildred “Sally” Cathey Rayner, 78, of Clarkesville, formerly of Alpharetta, were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 18, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the ...
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Robbin Lynn Davis Chitwood
Funeral services for Robbin Lynn Davis Chitwood, 57, of Lula, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 15, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Lula. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Mrs. Chitwood died ...
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Evelyn Marie ‘Granny’ Ferguson Woodall
Funeral services for Evelyn Marie “Granny” Ferguson Woodall, 83, of Baldwin, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, July 17, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Sanford K...
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Harriet Pund Hudson Memel
Memorial services for Harriet Pund Hudson Memel, 88, will be announced at a later date. Mrs. Memel died July 14, 2013, in Gainesville. She would have been 89 on Aug. 24, 2013. Harriet was a native ...
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Selma Benfield Watkins
Funeral services for Selma Benfield Watkins, 88, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, July 12, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Tony Kemp officiating. A...
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Charles Boyd Church
Funeral services for Charles Boyd Church, 72, of Demorest, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Brian James and Michael Sherrill ...
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Arlene Hoffman
Arlene Hoffman, 79, of Sautee-Nacoochee, died July 9, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Ruth Ledbetter Simmons
Funeral services for Ruth Ledbetter Simmons, 84, of Clermont, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday July 7, at Strickland Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John Moore and the Rev. Don Underwood officiating. B...
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Karl Patrick Schlieman
Funeral services for Karl Patrick Schlieman, 55, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday July, 7, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home with the Rev. Jan Devereaux and the Rev. Phil DeMore offi...
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Doug Fraser
TORONTO, Canada – Doug Fraser of Toronto, Canada, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013. The family welcomed guests at noon, July 9, at Metropolitan Community Church to celebrate Doug’s life. Doug was a muc...
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Kathleen ‘Katie’ Wood Gragg
Funeral services for Kathleen “Katie” Wood Gragg, 88, of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, at Providence Baptist Church with burial following the service...
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Joseph A. ‘Joe’ Pontes
Memorial services for Joseph A. “Joe” Pontes, 71, of Cornelia, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 6, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with David Terrell officiating. Burial will...
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James Wesley Howard
James Wesley Howard, 74, of Mt. Airy, died June 26, 2013. A private family service will be held at a later date. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Bob Cummings
Bob Cummings of Lula, formerly of Oxford, Ala., died June 28, 2013. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. July 1, at the chapel of Miller Funeral Home, Oxford, Ala. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral...
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Mary Frances Smith ‘Granny’ Green
Funeral services for Mary Frances Smith “Granny” Green, 89, of Demorest, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at Bethel Temple Congregational Holiness Church with the Rev. Jonathan Fitzpatrick o...
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Murray T. York
Murray T. York of Baldwin died June 26, 2013. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.
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Bruce Scott
Funeral services for Bruce Scott, 72, of Toccoa, were held at 3 p.m. Monday, July 1, at the Hillcrest Chapel of Acree-Davis Funeral Home with the Rev. Ted Ansley officiating. Burial followed in Cho...
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Kathleen ‘Katie’ Wood Gragg
Funeral services for Kathleen “Katie” Wood Gragg, 88, of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, at Providence Baptist Church with burial following in the chur...
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Martha Sarah Harris Ferguson
Funeral services for Martha Sarah Harris Ferguson, 82, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, July 3, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Milton Harris and the Re...
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Harold Otis Jenkins
Harold Otis Jenkins, 62, of Demorest, formerly of Robbinsville, N.C., died June 26, 2013. A private family celebration of life service will be held at a later date. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funera...
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Iva Lee Wike
Iva Lee Wike, 94, of Cleveland, died June 25, 2013. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., June 27, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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