August 29, 2014
Obituaries

Gregory ‘Greg’ Martin Baker
Gregory ‘Greg’ Martin Baker, 38, of Lula, died Jan. 31, 2013. Funeral services were held Feb. 2 at Silver Shoals Baptist Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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William Arthur Chastain
Funeral services for William Arthur Chastain, 70, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Level Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Sanford Kimbrell, the Rev. Brian James and the Rev. T...
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Bruce Victor Laut
Bruce Victor Laut, 81, of Cleveland, died Feb. 1, 2013. Memorial services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Dorothy Beaver Addis
Funeral services for Dorothy Beaver Addis, 76, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Feb. 6, at Macedonia Baptist Church with the Rev. Leon Miller and the Rev. Raymond Payne officiating. B...
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Gladys Davis Pitts
Funeral services for Gladys Davis Pitts, 85, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Feb. 6, at Hazel Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Burrell and the Rev. Trent Smith officiating. Bu...
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Brenda Sue Ledford Smith
Funeral services for Brenda Sue Ledford Smith, 63, of Turnerville, will be held at 5:30 p.m. today, Feb. 6, at Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville. Burial will follow the service in Mt. Zion Bap...
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Hugh E. Whitner
Funeral services for Hugh E. Whitner, 78, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor Tony Kemp officiating. Bur...
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Melvin John Boring
Melvin John Boring, 78, of Lula, died Jan. 29, 2013. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Bruce Brown
Memorial services for Bruce Brown, 87, are scheduled for 1 p.m. today, Feb. 1, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest. Mr. Brown died peacefully at his residence on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2...
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Virginia Foster
CHERRYVILLE, N.C. – Funeral services for Virginia Foster, 83, of Shelby, N.C., will be held at noon today, Feb. 1, in the chapel of Lutz-Austell Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 1...
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Richard Leon Mullins
A Celebration of Life service for Richard Leon Mullins, 71, of Marietta, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at The Torch Worship Center in Demorest, with reception following. Mr. Mullins die...
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Edmund Penn White III, MD
Edmund Penn White III, MD, 68, of Sautee, died Jan. 24, 2013. Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Lawrence Franklin Shook
Lawrence Franklin Shook, 89, of Clayton, died Jan. 26, 2013. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Jan. 29, at Persimmon Church of God. Beck Funeral Home, Clayton.
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Marjorie Althea Coe
Marjorie Althea Coe, 84, of Demorest, died Jan. 23, 2013. A memorial service is planned, 11 a.m., Feb. 2, at Bethel Temple Congregational Holiness Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demo...
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Lucille McCoy Wheeler
Funeral services for Lucille McCoy Wheeler, 85, of Alto, were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Hal Cason Jr. officiating. Burial fo...
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Paul Brookshire
Funeral services for Paul Brookshire, 88, of Scottsboro, Ala., were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Scottsboro Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jody Gamble and the Rev. Johnny Fincher off...
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Charlene Jones Jenkins
Funeral services for Charlene Jones Jenkins, 77, of Mt. Airy, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Antioch Baptist Church, Mt. Airy, with Pastor Brian Stephens officiating. Burial followed in ...
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Christine Sosebee Spivey
Funeral services for Christine Sosebee Spivey, 89, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Kenneth McEntire officiatin...
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Hazel I. Nicholson
Funeral services for Hazel I. Nicholson, 83, of Wayne, Mich., formerly of Clarkesville, were held at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, at Uht Funeral Home, Westland, Mich. Burial followed at Glenwood Cemeter...
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Lewis Eugene ‘Gene’ Blackburn Jr.
Funeral services for Lewis Eugene “Gene” Blackburn Jr., 58, of Gainesville, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin. Burial followed in B.C. Grant Bap...
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Frances ‘Fran’ Moore Tanner
Funeral services for Frances “Fran” Moore Tanner, 65, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Jan. 30, at Glade Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Justus officiating. Burial will follo...
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Laraine Burke Canup
Private graveside services for Laraine Burke Canup, 82, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at Hillside Gardens Cemetery with Keith Canup and the Rev. Larry Free officiating....
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C. William (Bill) Hemmer Jr.
A memorial service for C. William (Bill) Hemmer Jr., 83, will take place Feb. 2 in the sanctuary of Moorings Presbyterian Church in Naples, Fla. Mr. Hemmer completed his earthly journey the evening...
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Thelma L. Turk Berg
Graveside services for Thelma L. Turk Berg, 84, of Demorest, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at the VFW Cemetery with Carter Miller officiating. Mrs. Berg died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Hab...
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Hazel Loudermilk LaCount
A private funeral service for Hazel Loudermilk LaCount, 71, of Mt. Airy, will be held at a later date. Mrs. LaCount died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at Habersham Medical Center. Born June 24, 1941, in H...
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Jessie Mae Williams
Funeral services for Jessie Mae Williams, 95, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Jan. 25, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. John Humphries and the ...
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Lucille McCoy Wheeler
Funeral services for Lucille McCoy Wheeler, 85, of Alto, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Hal Cason Jr. officiating. Buri...
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Marjorie Althea Coe
A memorial service for Marjorie Althea Coe, 84, of Demorest, will be announced at a later date. Ms. Coe died Jan. 23, 2013, at home following an extended illness. Born Dec. 9, 1928, she was the dau...
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Charles Winston Hill
Funeral services for Charles Winston Hill, 83, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Fenlon and Kenneth Gos...
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Brent Carleton Lacy
Brent Carleton Lacy began his next journey on Dec. 21, 2012, after a long dance with cancer. He was 59. Growing up in a multi-generational missionary family, Mr. Lacy had circled the world twice an...
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Rev. Robert L. Magness
A Home-going Celebration for the Rev. Robert L. Magness, 67, of Alto, was held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, at Alto Congregational Holiness Church with the Rev. Scott Ledbetter and Pastor Tim Beasley...
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Bynum F. Lovell
Bynum F. Lovell, 89, of Clarkesville, died at his residence Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. Born in Clarkesville, he was the son of the late Carlton and Bertha Nicholson Lovell. In addition to his parents...
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Elizabeth Nichols
Funeral services for Elizabeth Nichols, 98, of Suwannee and formerly of Habersham Mills, are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. today, Jan. 23, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the...
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Forester Little Hodges
Memorial services for Forester Little Hodges, 78, of Mt. Airy, will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville. The family will receive friends at the funeral ho...
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James ‘Jimmy’ E. Cochran
Funeral services for James “Jimmy” E. Cochran, 69, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Paul Wright and the Rev....
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Grace Watson Coker
Funeral services for Grace Watson Coker, 92, of Demorest, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Burrell, Dr. Charles Holland and the Rev. Russ...
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Jimmy Lynn ‘Jim’ Holmes
Jimmy Lynn “Jim” Holmes, 76, of Demorest, formerly of Los Angeles, Calif., died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. Jim wished to be remembered as he was known to others. A private service will be held follow...
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Michael Cameron
A private service will be held for Michael Cameron, 22, of Cornelia. He died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Gideons International, Habersham South Camp, P.O...
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Kami Montez Tench Cabe
Kami Montez Tench Cabe, 37, of Cleveland, died Jan. 14, 2013. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Jan. 17 at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Margaret Elizabeth Williams
Margaret Elizabeth Williams, 59, of Mt. Airy, died Jan. 15, 2013. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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