September 02, 2015
Obituaries

Catherine Bentley Bowden
Catherine Bentley Bowden, 76, of Toccoa, died Aug. 28, 2015. Memorial services were held at 1 p.m. Sept. 1, at Sunshine United Methodist Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Andrew Sutton
Funeral services for Andrew Sutton, 84, of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Sept. 2, at Providence Baptist Church. Burial will follow the service in the church ...
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Stacey ‘Hank’ Welborn
Funeral services for Stacey “Hank” Welborn, 46, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at Clayton Baptist Church with Pastor Joey Thompson and Robin Welborn officiating. Burial followe...
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Orville Edward Goettmann
Funeral services for Orville Edward Goettmann, 85, of Demorest, were held Sunday, Aug. 23, in the chapel of Alexander Funeral Home, Cleveland, with the Rev. Maitland LaForce officiating. Burial was...
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Richard Brenton Snyder
Richard Brenton Snyder, 71, died Aug. 25, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Sept. 5, at Tallulah Falls United Methodist Church, Tallulah Falls. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home ...
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James Allen Moore
DAHLONEGA – A memorial service for James Allen Moore, Ph.D., 67, formerly of Helen and Doraville, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, at First Presbyterian Church of Clarkesville, with Pasto...
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Mattie Lee Crocker Snyder
Funeral services for Mattie Lee Crocker Snyder, 96, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 1 p.m. today, Sept. 2, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Tommy Crocker officiating. Burial wi...
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J.B. Brewer Jr.
Funeral services for J.B. Brewer Jr., 83, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 3 p.m. today, Sept. 2, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, with Dr. Eric Spivey officiating. Burial will follow in Yona...
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Mitch ‘Big Daddy’ Lewallen
Funeral services for Mitch “Big Daddy” Lewallen, 65, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, at Tates Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerrell Beatty and Whittney Branson officiating. M...
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Ramona Lewallen Hill
Ramona Lewallen Hill, 80, of Baldwin, died Aug. 30, 2015. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Sept. 1, in the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Opal Frances Weaver
Funeral services for Opal Frances Weaver, 85, of Alto, formerly of Somerset, Kentucky, were held at 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Cha...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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