May 22, 2015
Obituaries

Edith Dalton Wade
Edith Dalton Wade, 88, of Line Church Community, Alto, died May 20, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. May 23, at Line Baptist Church, Baldwin. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, B...
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Dave William Sears
Dave William Sears, 67, of Baldwin, died May 17, 2015. No formal services are planned at this time. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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Allen Sears
Allen Sears, 48, of Maysville, died May 17, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, May 22, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Laura Mealer Gailey
Laura Mealer Gailey, 43, of Baldwin, died May 18, 2015. Memorial Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. today, May 22, at Tates Creek Baptist Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Reynolds Fry
Funeral services for Reynolds Fry, 70, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, May 21, at Unity Baptist Church with the Rev. Jamie Chastain and the Rev. Marty Kilby officiating. Burial...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Folma Edwin ‘Buddy’ Peace
Folma Edwin “Buddy” Peace, 83, of Demorest, died Sunday, May 17, 2015, at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Peace’s wishes were to donate his body to the Medical College of Georgia i...
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Sandra Nation Owen
Funeral services for Sandra Nation Owen, 74, of Mt. Airy, were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 19, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, with the Rev. Jerrell Beatty and the Rev. Roy Rogers officia...
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David Michael Nelms
Memorial services for David Michael Nelms, 52, of Demorest, will be held at a later date. Mr. Nelms died Friday, May 15, 2015. Born Feb. 5, 1963, in Demorest, he was a son of Grover Lee Nelms and t...
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Sanh Vongsayadeth
Sanh Vongsayadeth, 59, of Mt. Airy, died May 16, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. May 23, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Laura Mealor Gailey
Laura Mealor Gailey, 33, of Baldwin, died May 18, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Edwin Andrews
Memorial services for Edwin Andrews, 77, of Baldwin, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 17, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Brian James officiating. Mr. Andrews d...
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Dorothy W. Simmons
Dorothy “Dottie” W. Simmons, 78, of Cornelia, died May 7, 2015. Celebration of Life services are scheduled for 11 a.m. May 16 at Cornelia United Methodist Church. Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesv...
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phyllis Westphal Bonner
Funeral services for Phyllis Westphal Bonner, 81, of Alpharetta, are scheduled for 4 p.m. today, May 15, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Luther Williams offici...
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Robert ‘Bobby’ Holbrook
Funeral services for Robert “Bobby” Holbrook, 82, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, May 17, at Hills Crossing Baptist Church with the Rev. Walter Singletary officiating. Burial will...
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Margie Melvinnie Nations Wheeler
Funeral services for Margie Melvinnie Nations Wheeler, 91, of Cleveland, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 12, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Lester Haynes of...
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dorothy ‘Dottie’ W. Simmons
Celebration of Life services for Dorothy “Dottie” Willis Simmons, 78, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at Cornelia United Methodist Church with Dr. Jay Hughes officiating.  ...
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Leola ‘Billie’ Walls Lynch
Funeral services for Leola “Billie” Walls Lynch, 96, of Alto, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 11, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Michael Parker officiating. Burial...
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Winnie Louise Nix Armour
Graveside services for Winnie Louise Nix Armour, 69, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, at the Nix Family Cemetery, 5292 Duncan Bridge Road, Cornelia, with the Rev. Matthew Mote offi...
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Mary Lou Caudell Meister
Funeral services for Mary Lou Caudell Meister, 91, of Baldwin, were held at 1 p.m. Monday, May 11, at Baldwin Baptist Church with the Rev. Terry Rice and Nicolas Meister officiating. Burial followe...
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Wanda Gail Cooper Hobbs
Wanda Gail Cooper Hobbs, 66, of Cornelia, formerly of Tifton, died Sunday, May 10, 2015. No formal services are planned at this time. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home and Habersham Crematory ...
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Patricia Ann Carlyle Pardue
Patricia Ann Carlyle Pardue, 69, of Cleveland, died May 11, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today, May 13, at Zion Interdenominational Church. Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland is i...
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Ethel Campbell Ragan
Heaven’s gates swung open wide as Ethel Campbell Ragan, 94, of Cleveland, went home to be with her Heavenly Father and her husband of 54 years, the late Rev. Harry Ragan. Mrs. Ragan died Wednesday ...
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Ethel Campbell Ragan
Heaven’s gates swung open wide as Ethel Campbell Ragan, 94, of Cleveland, went home to be with her Heavenly Father and her husband of 54 years, the late Rev. Harry Ragan. Mrs. Ragan died Wednesday ...
May 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hazel Marie Anderson Wood
Funeral services for Hazel Marie Anderson Wood, 88, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, May 8, at Bethlehem Baptist Church with the Rev. Connie Berry, the Rev. Raymond Payne and the R...
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Deborah Ann Smith
Deborah Ann Smith, 55, of Demorest, died May 5, 2015. No formal services are planned at this time. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home and Habersham Crematory, Cornelia.
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Martha Mae Simmons
Martha Mae Simmons, 67, of Cornelia, died April 29, 2015. Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. May 2 at Mrs. Simmon’s residence, 404 Wayside St., Cornelia. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home a...
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Angela Fowler Burrell
Graveside services for Angela Fowler Burrell, 64, of Toccoa, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 3, at Yonah Memorial Gardens with Chaplain Maitland LaForce officiating. Mrs. Burrell died Thursday, Apr...
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Inez Fitzgerald Garrett
Funeral services for Inez Fitzgerald Garrett, 85, of Demorest, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, May 7, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Donald Grizzle and the...
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William Ward Jr.
Funeral services for William Ward Jr., 69, of Demorest, were held at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at Alto C.H. Church with the Rev. Scott Ledbetter officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery...
May 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tom Oliver
A Celebration of Life service for Tom Oliver, 79, of Mt. Airy, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 3, at Demorest Baptist Church with Dr. Tom Mewborn officiating. All family and friends are requeste...
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Margie Morris Savage Clark
Funeral services for Margie Morris Savage Clark, 71, of Alto, are scheduled for 1 p.m. today, May 1, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Roy Lee Mitchell and the Rev. T...
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Marda Thistle Burke
Marda Thistle Burke, 74, of Clarkesville, died April 25, 2015. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service is scheduled June 17 at Hollywood Baptist Church.
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Maria London
Funeral services for Maria Louise London, 76, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, May 1, at Bethany Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Durham and the Rev. Luther Thomason officiating....
Apr 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Loyd McNabb
Funeral services for Loyd McNabb, 88, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia. Burial followed in Fairfield Baptist Chu...
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Donald Edward ‘Donny’ Alexander
Funeral services for Donald Edward “Donny” Alexander, 74, of Dacula, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 28, at Ebenezer United Methodist Church with the Rev. James Turpen officiating. Burial follo...
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Hallie Mae Chambers Warwick
Funeral services for Hallie Mae Chambers Warwick, 98, of Cleveland, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, at Union Grove Congregational Holiness Church with the Rev. Paul Flynn, the Rev. Gary...
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Amy Michele Brown
Amy Michele Brown, 46, of Box Springs, died Saturday, April 11, 2015, at her residence. Amy was the devoted and loving wife of Tom Brown. In addition to her husband, she is also survived by her ste...
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Milton Free
Funeral services for Milton Free, 86, of Norwood,were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, in the chapel of Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, with the Rev. Bryant Neal officiating. Graveside services were ...
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Onie Nay Nunnally Gragg
A Celebration of Life for Onie Nay Nunnally Gragg, 99, is scheduled for 11 a.m. today, April 29, at the new chapel of Hunter Funeral Home, Clayton, conducted by the Rev. Danny Cannon and Layman Llo...
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Ferne Meaders
Funeral services for Ferne Simmons Meaders, 73, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, April 29, at Stonepile Baptist Church with the Rev. Connie Berry officiating. Burial will be in the Sto...
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