August 28, 2015
Obituaries

Dixie Perkins
Graveside services for Dixie Perkins, 88, of Atlanta, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Gene Todd officiating. Ms. Perkins died Tuesday, A...
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Donald Ray Wheeler
Graveside services for Donald Ray Wheeler, 67, of Demorest, were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, at the Wheeler Family Cemetery, Fairview Community, with the Rev. Bill Trotter officiating. Mr. W...
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Jacques Neon ‘Jack’ Martin
Graveside services for Jacques Neon “Jack” Martin, 68, of Rome and formerly of Habersham County, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at Mount Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery, Alto. Mr...
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Deborah ‘Debbie’ Hawkins Barron
Funeral services for Deborah “Debbie” Hawkins Barron, 62, of Clarkesville, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Connie Berry officiating. Burial followe...
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Bobby T. Chambers
Bobby T. Chambers (Lt. Cmdr., Ret.) of Clarkesville, died Sunday, Aug. 23, at the age of 81. Mr. Chambers was a pilot and instructor with the U.S. Air Force, and later with the U.S. Coast Guard. Fo...
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Bart Thrasher
Bart Thrasher, 47, of Cornelia, and formerly of Buford, died Aug. 26, 2015. Memorial services are scheduled for 7 p.m. today, Aug. 28, at West Buford Baptist Church, Buford. Whitfield Funeral Home,...
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Thomas Leon Sellers
Funeral services for Thomas Leon Sellers, 80, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Billy Burrell and the Rev. William B...
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William Hal Ellison Jr.
Funeral services for William Hal Ellison Jr., 80, of Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Black, the Rev. Hal Cason ...
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Linda Marie Morgan
Linda Marie Morgan, 64, of Sugar Hill, died Aug. 24, 2015. Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Aug. 29, at Yonah Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are in care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North...
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Timothy James Maxie
Timothy James Maxie, 18, of Alto, died Aug. 20, 2015. Arrangements are in care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Olivia Pardue
Olivia Pardue, 70, of Cornelia died Aug. 22, 2015. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Aug. 29, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Donald Richard Evans
Donald Richard Evans, 56, of Cornelia, died Aug. 23, 2015. No formal services are planned. Arrangements are in care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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William Hal Ellison Jr.
Funeral services for William Hal Ellison Jr., 80, of Clarkesville, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at McGahee-Griffin & Stewart with the Rev. Charles Black, the Rev. Richard Pletsch and ...
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Florence Kathy Estep
Memorial services for Florence Kathy Estep, 59, of Cornelia, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, at Sunnyside Baptist Church, Toccoa, with the Rev. Jesse Colbert officiating. Mrs. Estep die...
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Virgie Morris Stephenson
Funeral services for Virgie Morris Stephenson, 70, of Alto, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Mike Franklin officiating. Buria...
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Ellene Trotter Shook
Funeral services for Ellene Trotter Shook, 89, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Vandiver and Rev. Grady Walden officiating. Bur...
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Pat Snyder Baxter
Funeral services for Pat Snyder Baxter, 72, of Demorest, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel with the Rev. Terry Rice and Brandon Khadayat to officiate. B...
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Daniel Lavaughn Bradshaw
Funeral services for Daniel Lavaughn Bradshaw, 25, of Carnesville, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, at the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart with the Rev. Bill Trotter, the Rev. Kenneth Taylo...
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Dan Canup
Memorial services for Dan Canup, 63, of Clarkesville, were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Dennis Dills officiating. Mr. Canu...
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Berma Jean Wooten Bennett
A memorial service for Berma Jean Wooten Bennett, 85, of Clarkesville, was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, with Steve Frady offi...
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Virgie Morris Stephenson
Virgie Morris Stephenson, 70, of Alto, died Aug. 19, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Aug. 22 at Whifield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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Daniel Lavaughn Bradshaw
Daniel Lavaughn Bradshaw, 25, of Carnesville, formerly of Clarkesville, died Aug. 19, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Ho...
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Earl Robert Williamson Sr.
Memorial services for Earl Robert Williamson Sr., 74, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses with Mark Major officiating. Mr. Williamson...
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Edwin Phillip Herring
Memorial services for Edwin Phillip Herring, 45, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at Mt. Airy Baptist Church with the Rev. Ray Turpin and the Rev. Butch Franklin officiating....
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George Ralph Bowen
Funeral services for George Ralph Bowen, 97, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Aug. 21, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest. Burial will follow at 3 p.m. at Clarkesville Cemetery, with fu...
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John William Weathers Jr.
Memorial services for John William Weathers Jr., 64, of Cornelia, are scheduled for noon Saturday, Aug. 22, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home. The family will receive friends ...
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Cheryl Ann Arnold Patton
Funeral services for Cheryl Ann Arnold Patton, 64, of Toccoa, will be held at 3 p.m. today, Aug. 19, at River Point Community Church with Pastor Kevin Mangum and Pastor Michael Welborn officiating....
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Clinton Martin White
Funeral services for Clinton Martin White, 84, of Cornelia, will be held at 3 p.m. today, Aug. 19, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel in Demorest, followed by a private graveside service. Mr. ...
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Roy O. Herbert
Roy O. Herbert, 89, of Gillsville, died Aug. 17, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Aug. 20, at Silver Shoals Baptist Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Edwin Phillip Herring
Edwin Phillip Herring, 45, of Mt. Airy, died Aug. 17, 2015. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Aug. 22, at Mt. Airy Baptist Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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Mathilda Webster Scroggs
Funeral services for Mathilda Webster Scroggs, 93, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18, at First Baptist Church of Cornelia with Dr. Eric Spivey and the Rev. David Turner officiating....
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Connie Lee Crowe Reed
Funeral services for Connie Lee (Crowe) Reed, 82, of Lavonia, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, at Providence United Methodist Church with the Rev. Doug Brown and the Rev. Joshua Carr officiat...
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Sam White
Sam White, 74, of the Rocks Springs Community, died Aug. 15, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Aug. 19, at Rocks Springs Baptist Church, Lula. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral...
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Robert Franklin ‘Bob’ Honeycutt Sr.
Graveside services for Robert Franklin “Bob” Honeycutt Sr., 88, of Cornelia and formerly of Greenville, South Carolina, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, at Woodlawn Memorial Park, 1901 W...
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Harriet Chapple Davis Wilbanks
Harriet Chapple Davis Wilbanks, 92, of Mt. Airy, died Aug. 4, 2015, following a period of declining health. Burial will be held at a later date in Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs. Born Jan...
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A welcome week from Piedmont College students
Last week, approximately 250 incoming Piedmont College freshmen swarmed over the Clarkesville Greenway and the city’s neighboring Mary Street Park during a volunteer workday. They were volunteering...
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Mathilda Webster Scroggs
Mathilda Webster Scroggs, 93, of Cornelia, died Aug. 12, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Aug. 18, at First Baptist Church Cornelia. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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John C. ‘J.J.’ Jennings Jr.
John C. “J.J.” Jennings Jr., 72, of Clarkesville, died Aug. 11, 2015. Memorial services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Sept. 19, chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Barbara Jane Chambers Daniel
Funeral services for Barbara Jane Chambers Daniel, 79, of Demorest, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, at Fairfield Baptist Church with Dr. Keith Allison officiating. Burial will follow the ...
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Frances McMillian Ivie Blackburn
Funeral services for Frances McMillian Ivie Blackburn, 91, of Mt. Airy, were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Dr. Jay Hughes officiati...
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