April 28, 2015
Obituaries

Kathleen Varner McCoy
Funeral services for Kathleen Varner McCoy, 95, of Cornelia, were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, at Cornelia United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jay Hughes officiating. Burial followed in the ...
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Troy Lafayette Ivie
Troy Lafayette Ivie, 88, of Cornelia, died March 30, 2015. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. March 31, at B.C. Grant Baptist Church cemetery. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Trina LeAnn Alexander Almand
Funeral services for Trina LeAnn Alexander Almand, 44, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 30, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland, with the Rev. Milton Harris, the Rev....
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Ronald David Boswell
Ronald David Boswell, 61, of Cornelia, died March 28, 2015. Memorial services are scheduled for 4 p.m. April 4, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Regine Hay
Regine Hay, 68, of Cleveland, died Monday, March 23, 2015. Born Feb. 28, 1947, in Birmingham, Alabama, she was the daughter of the late Albert E. Hay Jr. and Regine Senker Hay. She was a graduate o...
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Eugene Griffin (Jack) Elrod
Funeral services for Eugene Griffin (Jack) Elrod, 93, of Cornelia, formerly of Murphy, North Carolina, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, March 28, at Cochran Funeral Home, Blairsville, with the R...
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Brandi Lashun Browner
A going home celebration for Brandi Lashun Browner, 35, of Baldwin, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at Ebenezer Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Oliver Dorsey, pastor, officiating. Buria...
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Albert Blalock
Albert Blalock, 83, of Cornelia, died March 26, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia is in charge of arrangements.
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Frances Thompson
Funeral services for Frances Thompson, 77, of Cleveland, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Zion Interdenominational Church with the Rev. J.R. Elrod officiating. Burial followed in Old Zion...
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Regine E. Hay
Regine E. Hay, 68, of Cleveland, died March 23, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Brandi Browner
Brandi Browner, 35, of Baldwin, died March 24, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.
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Lucille ‘Lucy’ Davis Martin
Funeral services for Lucille “Lucy” Davis Martin, 68, of Demorest, were held at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Alvin Burns and the...
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Alonzo Judge Wade
Funeral services for Alonzo Judge Wade, 87, of Alto, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Terry Benfield and the Rev. Scott Ledbette...
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Mary Frances Smith Smith
Funeral services for Mary Frances Smith Smith, 90, of Eastanollee, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, March 25, at Broad River Baptist Church with the Rev. Johnny Stowe and the Rev. Shawn Croninger of...
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Ruby Brock Burrell
Funeral services for Ruby Brock Burrell, 84, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, March 25, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Billy Burrell and Brittany Burrel...
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Donald Lee Southerland
A memorial service for Donald Lee Southerland, 78, of Kennesaw, is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, March 29, at Hillside Memorial Chapel in Clarkesville. The family will receive visitors from 2 p.m. u...
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Charles Edward Sosebee
Charles Edward Sosebee, 84, of Lake Villa, Illinois, died Sunday, March 1, 2015. Born Sept. 4, 1930, in Clarkesville, he was the son of the late Ernest and Claudia Ione Gastley Sosebee. In addition...
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Mary McClellan Carmichael
Funeral services for Mary McClellan Carmichael, 86, of Clarkesville, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at Hazel Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Trent Smith and the Rev. Billy Burrell offi...
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Nathaniel ‘Curtis’ DeMore
Funeral services for Nathaniel “Curtis” DeMore, 85, of Dallas, were conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at New Georgia Baptist Church with Dr. Kevin Ellington officiating. Burial followed at Gr...
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Teresa Lona Brooks Ridley
Graveside services for Teresa Lona Brooks Ridley, 59, of Toccoa, will be held at 5 p.m. today, March 20, at Unity Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Tim Holcomb officiating. The family will rece...
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Michael Thurston Dodd
Funeral services for Michael Thurston Dodd, 57, of Lula, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Enon Baptist Church with the Rev. Ralph O. Smith and the Rev. Jacob Armour officiating. Burial...
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Stacy Douglas Medlock
Stacy Douglas Medlock, 48, of Homer, died Friday, March 6, 2015, at his residence. Visitation was held at Hillside Memorial Chapel from 2-4 p.m. Monday, March 9. Born March 14, 1966, in Hot Springs...
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Mary Ruth Steil Merritt
Memorial services for Mary Ruth Steil Merritt, 80, of Demorest, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 21, at Clarkesville First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Lisa Graves officiating. Mrs. Mer...
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Alan Robert Carl
Alan Robert Carl, 74, of Clarkesville,formerly of Garwood, New Jersey, and Mays Landing, New Jersey, died March 8, 2015, at Summer Hill Nursing home in Old Bridge, New Jersey, after a brief illness...
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Marian Wilson Holbrook
A Celebration of Life service for Marian Wilson Holbrook, 83, of Clarkesville, is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Baptist Church with Pastor Grady Walden officiating. Following the servic...
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William Jonathan “Johnny” Ricketson Jr.
No formal services are planned at this time for William Jonathan “Johnny” Ricketson Jr., 68, of Cornelia. Mr. Ricketson died Sunday, March 15, 2015, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born Feb. 5...
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Luther Wiley
Funeral services for Luther Wiley, 91, of Alto, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 16, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor Scott Ledbetter and the Rev. Sanford Kimbre...
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Randy Keller
Randy Keller, 54, of Clarkesville, died Feb. 27, 2015. Memorial services are scheduled for noon March 21, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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George Edward Cash
Funeral services for George Edward Cash, 87, of Clarkesville, were held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, at Bethlehem Baptist Church with the Rev. Tommy Stowe and the Rev. Malcolm Cash officiating. Mr....
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Lola Mae Hensley Robertson Colston
Graveside services for Lola Mae Hensley Robertson Colston, 98, of Alto, were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, in the B.C. Grant Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Roy Lee Mitchell officiating. ...
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Delores Dean Magness Odum (Dutch)
Celebration of Life services for Delores Dean Magness Odum (Dutch), 83, of Clarkesville, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at Clarkesville United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Brian Butler, t...
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Lizabeth Foster Martin
Lizabeth Foster Martin, 49, of Cumming, died March 5, 2015. She was the daughter of Lawrence Foster of Demorest. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. March 7, chapel of McDonald and Son Funeral Ho...
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Delores Odum
Delores Odum, 83, of Clarkesville, died March 12, 2015, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Hillside Memorial Chapel,...
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Betty Jean London Fortner
Funeral services for Betty Jean London Fortner, 46, of Cleveland, are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at New Bridge Baptist Church with the Rev. W.A. “Dub” Jenkins and the Rev. Phillip Rob...
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Linburgh ‘Lin’ Ansley
Funeral services for Linburgh “Lin” Ansley, 87, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, March 13, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Terry Rice and the Rev. Brian...
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Stacy Douglas Medlock
Stacy Douglas Medlock, 48, of Homer, died Friday, March 6, 2015, at his residence. Visitation was held at Hillside Memorial Chapel from 2-4 p.m. Monday, March 9. Born March 14, 1966, in Hot Springs...
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Community helps United Way meet $575,000 goal
Raising $575,000 is a formidable goal, but United Way volunteers remain undaunted. Now, Habersham County United Way volunteers can proudly say they have collected every penny of their goal. It goes...
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William Erskine ‘Bill’ Smith Jr.
Funeral services for William Erskine “Bill” Smith Jr., 74, of Alto, are scheduled for 1 p.m. today, March 11, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Shane Roberson of...
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Lillian Gailey Pritchett
Funeral services for Lillian Gailey Pritchett, 89, of Alto, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 9, at B.C. Grant Baptist Church, Alto, with the Rev. Roy Lee Mitchell, Regina Hutchins and Ronnie Pritc...
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Charles Ernest Rudeseal
Charles Ernest Rudeseal, 86, of Alto, died March 5, 2015. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. March 9, Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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