March 29, 2015
Obituaries

Ethelene White Hooper
Ethelene White Hooper, 91, of Lula, died Jan. 2, 2015. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Jan. 5, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Alfred Erwin Stroud
Funeral services for Alfred Erwin Stroud, 84, of Clarkesville were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Mark Stroud officiating. Burial followed the service in H...
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Rachel Mae Wood Franklin
Funeral services for Rachel Mae Wood Franklin, 76, of Mt. Airy were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 2, at Antioch Baptist Church with the Rev. Walter Singletary, the Rev. Roy Rogers, and the Rev. Eddi...
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Doris Stonecypher Roper
On April 8, 1932, God sent a sweet angel named Doris and called her back to Heaven on Jan. 1, 2015. Celebration of Life services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, at Bethlehem Baptist Church, wit...
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Wynn Robertson
Wynn Robertson, 88, of Mt. Airy, died Dec. 29, 2014. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Dec. 31 at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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Reba Nelle Jones
Reba Nelle Jones, 92, died Dec. 28, 2014. A Celebration of Life was held at 2 p.m. Dec. 31, 2014, at Hickory Flat United Methodist Church. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Bret Brittingham
Bret Brittingham, 96, of Demorest, died Dec. 29, 2014. Memorial services were held at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 30, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Demorest. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Ho...
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Michael ‘Mike’ Crawford
Funeral services for Michael “Mike” Crawford, 63, of Alto, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Jan. 2, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest with the Rev. Roy Rogers officiating. Burial wil...
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Max Edward Herrin
A formal memorial service to celebrate the life of Max Edward Herrin, 78, was held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31, at Lakewood United Methodist Church, where Max was a faithful member for 14 year...
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Donald Wayne Ballew
Donald Wayne Ballew, 64 of Alto, died Dec. 24, 2014. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Dec. 27, in the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Gary Chadwick Durrence
Gary Chadwick Durrence, 44, Clayton, died Dec. 24, 2014. A Celebration of Life service was held Dec. 29. Beck Funeral Home, Clayton.
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Dorothy Mae Parker
Dorothy Mae Parker, 93, of Alto, died Dec. 28, 2014. Funeral Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Dec. 31, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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Vera Porterfield Bugulrow
Vera Porterfield Bugulrow, 38, of Toccoa, died Dec. 27, 2014. Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. Dec. 30 at Midway Cemetery, Gillsville. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Remember the Golden Rule
Have you ever noticed how messages that are whispered are often most heard? And points that are made concisely are often most remembered? Just because one raises his voice doesn’t mean his point wi...
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Charles Savage
Charles Savage, 71, of Cornelia, died Dec. 22, 2014. Mr. Savage’s wishes were to be cremated. No formal services will be held. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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Robert Hearty Burton
Funeral services for Robert Hearty Burton, 67, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, with the Rev. Bill Trotter and the Rev. Steve M...
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Rubie Wilbanks Gailey
Funeral services for Rubie Wilbanks Gailey, 97, of Baldwin, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 22, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. James Morgan, the Rev. Kenneth McEnt...
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Mary Lou Black Dalton
Funeral services for Mary Lou Black Dalton, 91, of Cornelia, formerly of Cleveland, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Gravely and the Re...
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R. Jack Johnston
Funeral services for R. Jack Johnston, 87, of Cornelia, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 22, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with Dr. Eric Spivey and the Rev. David Turner offic...
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Elizabeth King Carr
Funeral services for Elizabeth King Carr, 93, of Mt. Airy, were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor Johnny Johnson and the Rev. Bill...
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Frank W. Reinhardt
Frank W. Reinhardt, 78, of Alto, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, following an extended illness at a local area hospital. Mr. Reinhardt’s wishes were to be cremated with no formal services. Born May 3...
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Wayne Aubrey Bailey
Memorial services for Wayne A. Bailey, 68, of Clarkesville were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Brian Butler and the Rev. Edward Bolen officiating. Mr. ...
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Viola Tabor Chambers
Funeral services for Viola Tabor Chambers, 96, of Gaithersburg, Maryland, and formerly of Habersham County, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Tommy Stow...
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Evan Kirk
Evan Kirk, 61, of Mt. Airy, died Dec. 18, 2014. The family received friends at the funeral home from 4-6 p.m. Dec. 21. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home and Habersham Crematory, Cornelia.
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Mary Lilliston James Harris
Mary Lilliston James Harris, 86, of Clarkesville, died Dec. 19, 2014. Funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 21, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Doris Jeanne Darnell Kerley
Funeral services for Doris Jeanne Darnell Kerley, 88, of Alto, are scheduled for 4 p.m. today, Dec. 19, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Emmett officiatin...
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Francis Edward Allen
Francis Edward Allen, 86, of New York City, New York, died Dec. 17, 2014. Memorial services will be held at a later date. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home and Habersham Crematory, Cornelia.
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Debbie ‘Nana B’ Bramblett
Funeral services for Debbie “Nana B” Bramblett, 58, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, with the Rev. Janice Sudderth officiating. Burial ...
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Eric Jones
Eric Jones, 46, of Alto, died Dec. 11, 2014. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Dec. 29, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Nancy Jean Brittain
Memorial services for Nancy Jean Brittain, 76, of Helen, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Wilkes officiating. A reception followed t...
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James H. Keith
James H. Keith, 68, of Clarkesville, died Dec. 12, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born Sept. 17, 1946, in Samson, Alabama, he was the son of Agnes Pearl Currington. Mr. Keith attended T...
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Janice Monteen Morrison Yarber
Funeral services for Janice Monteen Morrison Yarber, 73, of Baldwin, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel with Pastor John Wood officiating. Burial followed...
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Marcia Wellons
A memorial Mass for Marcia Wellons, 79, of Clarkesville, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Dec. 20 at St. Helena Catholic Church. Mrs. Wellons died Dec. 9, 2014, at Lanier Village Estates, Gainesville. She ...
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Louise Webb Bassinger
Louise Webb Bassinger, 94, of Clarkesville, died Dec. 9, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Dec. 12, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Larry York
Funeral services for Lawrence “Larry” Lee York, 87, of Mt. Airy, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Cornelia Congregational Holiness Church with the Rev. James Merritt, the Rev. Terry Be...
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Denver Gerry Bowen
Funeral services for Denver Gerry Bowen, 69, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with Dr. Logan Smith and Dr. Eric Spivey officiati...
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Bedeliah Clark Presnell
A Celebration of Life service for Bedeliah Clark Presnell, 63, of Cleveland, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the home of Kristen and Jarred Andrews. Mrs. Presnell died Saturday, Dec. ...
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Zach Masters
Memorial services for Zachary “Zach” Danny Masters, 21, of Alto, were held at 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8, at Cornelia Congregational Holiness Church with the Rev. Terry Benfield, the Rev. Laura Rose and...
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Lucille Saville White
Beloved mother and grandmother, Lucille Saville White, 85, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. Services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel in Baldwin, with the Rev. ...
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Mildred ‘Millie’ Dimarco O’Connor
Mildred “Millie” Dimarco O’Connor, 90, of Demorest, died Dec. 2, 2014. Mrs. O’Connor’s wishes were to be cremated and no formal services are scheduled at this time. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funera...
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