September 22, 2014
Obituaries

Roy B. Tench
Funeral services for Roy B. Tench, 92, of Alto, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Austin Kelley officiating. Burial will ...
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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William ‘Will’ Daniel III
William “Will” Daniel III, 41, formerly of Habersham County, died Sept. 3, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a future date.
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Margie Estelle ‘Essie’ Wiley Allen
Margie Estelle “Essie” Wiley Allen, 77, of Lula, died Sept. 11, 2014. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sept. 13, Clemons Chapel United Methodist Church. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home,...
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Virginia Coffee Robinson
Funeral services for Virginia Coffee Robinson, 79, of Cornelia, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Terry Rice and Maitland L...
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Stan L. Turpin
A private family burial is planned for Stan L. Turpin, 78, of Tallulah Falls. Mr. Turpin died peacefully at his residence on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. Born July 13, 1936, in Chattanooga, Tenn., he was...
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Estelle Wiley Allen
Estelle Wiley Allen, 77, of Lula, died Sept. 11, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Brandy Lee June Kyle
Funeral services for Brandy Lee June Kyle, 30, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, with David Terrell and the Rev. Kevin Hembree offic...
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robert Lee “Bobby” Trotter Jr.
Memorial services for Robert Lee “Bobby” Trotter Jr., 67, of Clarkesville, were held Tuesday, Sept. 9, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Mize officiating. ...
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Larry Wilson Holland
Funeral services for Larry Wilson Holland,63, of Mt. Airy, were held Saturday, Sept. 6, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Danny O’Kelley and the Rev. Austin Kell...
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Clara Mae Cragg Armour
Funeral services for Clara Mae Cragg Armour, 88, of Alto, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Sept. 10, at the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Leon Miller and the Rev. Ja...
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Ethel Jean Gowder Kenney
A service to honor and celebrate the life of Ethel Jean Gowder Kenney, 94, formerly of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel in Lawrenceville ...
Sep 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kenneth Lanier Anglin
In a small house on the corner of a narrow street resting in the shadows of the Old Covington Mill, a child was born on a cold November day to a lady named Grace. It was 1938 and, with little fanfa...
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Xiengnoi Phorsavath
Funeral services for Xiengnoi Phorsavath, 70, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Wat Lao Buddha Sattha Dhamma Tem...
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Larry W. Holland
Larry W. Holland, 63, of Mt. Airy, died Sept. 4, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Emily Birdsong
Emily attended North Habersham High School and graduated from Tallulah Falls School in 1969. She attended the University of Georgia, then the College of Art Baltimore, after which she followed her ...
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hazel Irene Haney Dean
Funeral services for Hazel Irene Haney Dean, 88, of Clarkesville, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Bobby Gastley officiating, assisted by the Re...
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jackie R. Worley
Jackie R. Worley, 69, of Lula, died Sept. 1, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Sept. 4, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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The meaning of service
The Habersham County Airport Authority is stuck in such a morass. We can dwell for days, weeks, trying to figure out how so much ill will could be generated in such a short time frame over a manage...
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kathryn Stover Pass
Kathryn Stover Pass, 84, of Alto, died Aug. 27, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Aug. 30, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mary Lee Jessie Nix
Mary Lee Jessie Nix, 84, of Atlanta, died Aug. 24, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Aug. 30, at Peachtree Presbyterian Church - Kellett Chapel. Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Ch...
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kristopher William Drummond
Funeral services for Kristopher William Drummond, 29, of Lula, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at Level Grove Baptist Church with Pastor Brian James and Ethan Burke officiating. Mr. Dru...
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Judith ‘Judy’ Cheryl Davis
Funeral services for Judith “Judy” C. Epperson Davis, 70, of Anderson, S.C., were conducted in the chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, with the Rev. Frank Whitfield an...
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Weaver O. Byrd
Graveside services for Weaver O. Byrd, 92, of Demorest, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Aug. 29, at Demorest City Cemetery with the Rev. Russ Barker officiating. Mr. Byrd died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 20...
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Habersham Community Theatre stages debt-free moment
In front of a theater’s footlights, dreams can come true. Behind the footlights, a dream came true Aug. 23 for the Habersham Community Theatre. During its annual meeting Steve Grizzard ripped up th...
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dorothy Long
Graveside memorial services for Dorothy Irvin Long, 87, of Cornelia, were conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at Yonah Memorial Gardens in Demorest with the Rev. Mickey Umbehant officiating. Mrs. ...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Larry Vincent Seleska
A memorial service for Larry Vincent Seleska, 72, of Cornelia, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at B.C. Grant Baptist Church with Pastor Daniel Parker, the Rev. Doyal Conley, and the Rev...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ronald Brantley Ledford
Funeral services for Ronald Brantley Ledford, 70, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Aug. 27, at Stonepile Baptist Church, with the Rev. Connie Berry and Stan Wood officiating. Buria...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brenda Pittman Smith
Funeral services for Brenda Pittman Smith, 73, of Oakwood, were conducted at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the chapel of Memorial Park South Funeral Home with the Rev. Sam Parson and the Rev. Gary W...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harvey J. Conger
Funeral services for Harvey J. Conger, 88, of Cornelia, were conducted at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor Daniel Parker officiating. Bur...
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‘Joe Joe’ Smith
Joe “Joe Joe” Smith, 50, of Royston, formerly of Habersham County, died Aug. 21, 2014. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mary Hyres Knoll
Mary Hyres Knoll, 76, of Clermont, died Aug. 22, 2014. A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m., Sept. 6, at Concord Baptist Church in Clermont. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home and Habers...
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Arthur Griffith Anderson
A service of death and resurrection for Arthur Griffith Anderson, 97, of Macon, is scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Aug. 22, at the chapel at Hart’s Mortuary, Cherry Street, with the Rev. Dianne Swecka...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anna Bell Dills Brown
Funeral services for Anna Bell Dills Brown of Leesburg, Fla., formerly of Hiawassee, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Aug. 22, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Towns County with the Rev. Anthony Dye of...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bill Dailey
Funeral services for Bill Dailey, 86, of Baldwin, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Free and Dr. Kenneth Frank...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dorothy ‘Dotty’ Fell Parsons
Memorial services for Dorothy “Dotty” Fell Parsons, 89, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 4 p.m. today, Aug. 22, at Demorest Federated Church, Demorest, with the Rev. Joyce Acree officiating. The fami...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dorothy ‘Dotty’ Fell Parsons
Dorothy “Dotty” Fell Parsons, 89, of Cornelia, died Aug. 18, 2014. Memorial services are scheduled for 4 p.m. Aug. 22, at Demorest Federated Church, Demorest. The family will receive friends from 1...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marion Lucille Card
A memorial service for Marion Lucille Card, 87, of Cornelia, will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia. Mrs. Card died Sunday, Aug....
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Frances Hollifield Bone Moody
Graveside services for Frances Hollifield Bone Moody, 95, of Cornelia, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at Yonah Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Mitch Evans officiating. Mrs. Moody died Fri...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Andy Dodd
Funeral services for Andy Dodd, 43, of Clarkesville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Paul Wright officiating. Burial followed the service in Hill...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lt. Col. Alton C. Brock
Funeral services for Lt. Col. Alton Carr Brock (U.S. Air Force-retired), 83, of Cornelia, were 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at Cornelia United Methodist Church, Cornelia, with the Rev. Richard Long of...
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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