August 27, 2014
Obituaries

Winifred Wade Garrett
A private family service is planned for Winifred Wade Garrett of Appling, formerly of Clarkesville. Mrs. Garrett died June 17, 2013, in Appling. She is survived by one brother, A. D. Wade (Josephin...
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Roy Keith O’Barr
Funeral services for Roy Keith O’Barr, 25, of Toccoa, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 17, at Hazel Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Trent Smith and Fred Greenway officiating. Burial followed in...
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Margie Diane Canup Jackson
Funeral services for Margie Diane Canup Jackson, 67, of Alto, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Bill Trotter officiating. Burial...
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Essie Mae Purcell Foster
Funeral services for Essie Mae Purcell Foster, 99, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 4 p.m. today, June 19, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Billy Burrell and John C. F...
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Melvin Eugene Higgins
Funeral services for Melvin Eugene Higgins, 60, of Cornelia, will be held at 2 p.m. today, June 19, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with Elder Terrell Simmons officiating. Burial ...
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Eugene Talmadge Witcher
Memorial services for Eugene Talmadge Witcher, 78, of Clarkesville, will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at Glade Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Justus officiating. Mr. Witcher die...
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Jessie Mae York Wood
Memorial services for Jessie Mae York Wood, 72, of the Batesville Community were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at Providence Baptist Church with her brother, the Rev. Clifford York, officiating....
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David Cornthwaite
Graveside services for David Cornthwaite, 91, of St. Simons Island, formerly of Mt. Airy, were held at 2 p.m., Friday, June 7, at Yonah Memorial Gardens with the Rev. James A. Clark officiating. Mr...
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Lona Mae Collier Mills
Funeral services for Lona Mae Collier Mills, 95, of Toccoa, were held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 7, at the chapel of Whitlock Mortuary with the Rev. Brian Stephens officiating. Burial followed at Mount...
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Bascom H. Scroggs
Funeral services for Bascom H. Scroggs, 91, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 10, at First Baptist Church of Cornelia, with Dr. Eric Spivey and the Rev. David Turner officiating. Mr. Sc...
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Mary Elizabeth Loudermilk Greemon
Funeral services for Mary Elizabeth Loudermilk Greemon, 78, of Mt. Airy, were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Hal Cason offici...
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Mike Walker
A memorial service for Mike Walker, 66, of Alto, was held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 10, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Garry Garrison officiating. Full military honor...
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Louise ‘Tootsie’ Morgan
NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. – Funeral Services for Louise “Tootsie” Morgan, 91, of North Augusta, S.C., was held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 10, Posey Funeral Chapel with the Rev. James D. Dennis Jr. officiatin...
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Sara Isabella Williams
Graveside services for Sara Isabella Williams, infant daughter of Christopher Daniel and Elizabeth Mulligan Williams of Toccoa, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, at Hillside Memorial Gardens in...
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Joseph Norton Stephens Sr.
Funeral services for Joseph Norton Stephens Sr., 87, of Baldwin, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, June 12, 2013, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Dr. Eric Spivey and the...
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Wilmer Thomas Holbrook Jr.
Memorial services for Wilmer Thomas Holbrook Jr., 86, of Clarkesville, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at Clarkesville Baptist Church with the Rev. Grady Walden officiating. Family will ...
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Nora Patrick Ward
Funeral services for Nora Patrick Ward, 50, of Pigeon Forge, Tenn., formerly of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Mich...
Jun 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donald Patrick ‘Don’ Estelle
Funeral services for Donald Patrick “Don” Estelle, 72, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 1 p.m., Saturday, June 8, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Dr. Don Samples and ...
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Betty Jean Adams
Funeral services for Betty Jean Adams, 77, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 9, in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Rocky Branch Baptis...
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Arthur H. Waite III
A memorial service celebrating the life of Arthur H. Waite III, CPA, 88, of Clarkesville, will be held at a later date. Mr. Waite died June 4, 2013. Born in Savannah, he grew up and raised his fami...
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Christopher L. Cathey
Christopher L. Cathey, 28, of Clarkesville, died May 31, 2013. Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. Sunday, June 2, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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Jessie Mae York Wood
Memorial services for Jessie Mae York Wood, 72, of the Batesville community, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at Providence Baptist Church. Complete obituary information will be announced b...
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Nora Patrick Ward
Nora Patrick Ward, 50, of Pigeon Forge, Tenn., formerly of Cornelia, died May 26, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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Bernice Broome Savage Dailey
Funeral services for Bernice Broome Savage Dailey, 71, of Mt. Airy, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. John Thomas and the Rev...
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Margaret H. MacGregor
Graveside services for Margaret H. MacGregor, 80, of Cornelia, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at Ramsey Creek Preserve in Westminster, S.C., with the Rev. James A. Clarke officiating. Ms. MacG...
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Harold ‘Hal’ Langton Pearson Sr.
Funeral services for Retired Master Sgt. Harold “Hal” Langton Pearson Sr., 73, of Cleveland, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, at the chapel of McGahee Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the R...
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Harold Edward ‘Ed’ Hallford
Graveside service for Harold Edward “Ed” Hallford, 88, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at Bethel Temple Congregational Holiness Church Cemetery with the Rev. Jerrell Beatty offici...
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Richard Acree
Funeral services for Walter Richard Acree, 86, of Toccoa, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, June 5, at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jerrell Beatty officiating. The following gentlemen...
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Crawford Randy Caudell
Funeral services for Crawford Randy Caudell, 56, of Demorest, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 6, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Paul Flynn officiating. Buri...
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Bernice Dailey
Bernice Dailey, 71, of Mt. Airy, died May 30, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.
May 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Felton Cline Shook Jr.
Funeral services for Felton Cline Shook Jr., 66, of Alto, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, May 31, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Kasey McEntire reading a eulogy writte...
May 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jack Lee Howard
Funeral services for Jack Lee Howard, 81, of Gainesville, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1, in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home. Mr. Dick Mecum will serve as the speaker. Mr. Ho...
May 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clyde Grayson Powell
Clyde Grayson Powell, 71, of Homer, died May 23, 2013. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., May 25, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
May 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robert Leo Carey Jr.
Robert Leo Carey Jr., 49, of Douglas, Wyo., died May 26, 2013. Mr. Carey’s wishes were to be cremated and no formal services are planned. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Sharon L. Coker Stewart
Funeral services for Sharon L. Coker Stewart, 67, of Macon and formerly of Habersham County, were held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with Pastor Anthony Shore and the...
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Mary Edna Maney Chandler
Funeral services for Mary Edna Maney Chandler, 89, of Alto, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 25, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Brian James and the Rev. Dav...
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Robert ‘Bob’ Garbaccio
Funeral services for Robert “Bob” Garbaccio, 83, of Mt. Airy, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 27, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Wesley Purcell officiating. Burial followed the service ...
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Albert Denny
Funeral services for Albert Denny, 66, of Alto, were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, May, 26, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. David Turner and Dr. Eric Spivey officiating. ...
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Gertrude Rogers Smith
Funeral services for Gertrude Rogers Smith, 86, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Dr. Charles Holland, the Rev. Russ Barker and the Rev. Trent Smith...
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Lowell ‘Sandy’ D. Sandven
Lowell “Sandy” D. Sandven, 87, of Clarkesville departed this life on May 20, 2013, after a determined fight with Wegener’s and Goodpasture Diseases. A private memorial service will be held at a lat...
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