July 13, 2014
Obituaries

Rossie Janelle Helton
No formal services are planned at this time for Rossie Janelle Helton, 59, of Cleveland. Mrs. Helton died Thursday, May 29, 2014, following a sudden illness. Born April 18, 1955, in Franklin County...
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Elizabeth Kratzer Tipton
Elizabeth Kratzer Tipton, 83, of Mt. Airy, died June 12, 2014. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., June 15, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Mary Ellen Taylor Smith
Mary Ellen Taylor Smith, 57, of Toccoa, died June 15, 2014. Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 22, at The River Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the memo...
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Gary James Pollard
Funeral services for Gary James Pollard, 45, of Alto, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 14, at Level Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Andy Wallace, the Rev. Milton Harris, Jack Moody, Jim Wood ...
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Brenda Joyce Cook King
Funeral services for Brenda Joyce Cook King, 62, of Baldwin, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 14, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Sanford Kimbrell and the R...
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Francine ‘Fran’ and Hugh Garrison
A joint celebration of life service for Francine “Fran” Allen Garrison, 70, and her husband, Hugh Garrison, 69, both of Cornelia, was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, at the chapel of McGahee-Griff...
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Janie Pleasants Warren Taylor
A Celebration of Life service for Janie Pleasants Warren Taylor, 83, of Tiger, was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 17, at Tiger United Methodist Church. A private burial will be held at a later date....
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Ronald Edwin Strait
Funeral services for Ronald Edwin Strait, 78, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, June 19, at Unity Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in...
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Bernice Osborne ‘Big Mama’ Westbrook
Funeral services for Bernice Osborne “Big Mama” Westbrook of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 12, at Cornelia Christian Church with David Terrell and Larry Westbrook officiating. Burial...
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Bruce Clark Strange
Bruce Clark Strange, 52, of Kennesaw, died June 6, 2014. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., June 12, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Nannie Lou ‘Nan’ Marrett Gunn
Memorial graveside services for Nannie Lou “Nan” Marrett Gunn, 98, of Clarkesville, will be held at 3 p.m. today, June 13, at Yonah Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Bill Brannon officiating. All fami...
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Ruby Mathis Yarber
Funeral services for Ruby Mathis Yarber, 84, of Baldwin, are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. today, June 13, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Campbell and Pastor T...
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Gary James Pollard
Funeral services for Gary James Pollard, 45, of Alto, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, June 14, at Level Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Andy Wallace, the Rev. Milton Harris, Jack Moody, Jim ...
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Inpeng Thammavongsa
Inpeng Thammavongsa, 82, of Mt. Airy, died June 8, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m., June 14, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Linda Louise Gravitt Butler
Linda Louise Gravitt Butler, 66, of Cornelia, died May 31, 2014. Memorial services were held at 3 p.m., June 8, at First Baptist Church Cornelia. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home and Habersha...
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Bernice ‘Big Mama’ Osborne Westbrook
Bernice “Big Mama” Osborne Westbrook of Cornelia, died June 9, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Joyce Miller Holcomb
Funeral services for Joyce Miller Holcomb, 73, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Brion Williams and the Rev. Dennis Dill officiating. ...
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Willie Ree Maney Dorsey
Funeral services for Willie Ree Maney Dorsey, 84, of Cornelia, were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with Larry Whitfield and the Rev. Robert Dilb...
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John Marsh Knight
John Marsh Knight, 85, of Demorest, left his home here on Earth to join Jesus and his beloved wife, Betty Ruth Christian Knight, in Heaven on June 5, 2014. A memorial service was held at 3 p.m., Su...
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Linda Gail Holland Ritchie
CLAYTON – Funeral services for Linda Gail Holland Ritchie, 65, of Clayton, will be held in the Beck Funeral Home Chapel at 11 a.m. today, June 11, with the Rev. Gettis Allen and Pastor Brenda Hanve...
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Austin Gregory Sprayberry
Funeral services for Austin Gregory Sprayberry, 19, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, June 11, at Fairfield Baptist Church, Demorest, with the Rev. Keith Allison and Evangelist David Nix...
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Sarah Maxine Ayer Williams
Sarah Maxine Ayer Williams, 88, left this world to spend eternity with her loving Lord on June 7, 2014. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held in the chapel of First Baptist Church, ...
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Steven A. Loeffler
Steven A. Loeffler, 44, of Cornelia, died June 3, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., June 10, at Camp Creek Baptist Church, Cornelia. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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Betty Joyce Meeler
Graveside services for Betty Joyce Dickson Meeler, 61, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 5, at Lamar Christian Church Cemetery with the Rev. Arthur Chambers and the Rev. Terrell S...
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Roy Edward Adams
Graveside services for Roy Edward Adams, 71, of Demorest, will be held at a later date. Mr. Adams died Monday, June 2, 2014, at Southern Regional Medical Center. Born May 9, 1943, he was a son of t...
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Barbara Lowe Pitts
Memorial services for Barbara Wayne Lowe Pitts, 80, of Rex, will be held at a later date. Mrs. Pitts died June 1, 2014. Born Nov. 18, 1933, in Lampasas, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Vict...
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Bryan Trent Wallace
Memorial services for Bryan Trent Wallace, 52, of Demorest will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 7, at First Presbyterian Church of Clarkesville with the Rev. Lisa Graves officiating. Mr. Wallace ...
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James Pearson Tyler
James Pearson Tyler, 86, of Alto, died May 29, 2014. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., May 31, at Alto Congregational Holiness Church. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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James Pearson Tyler
James Pearson Tyler, 86, of Alto, died May 29, 2014. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., May 31, at Alto Congregational Holiness Church. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Linda Louise Gravitt Butler
Linda Louise Gravitt Butler, 66, of Cornelia, died May 31, 2014. Memorial services will be held at a later date. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Frances Maria Morris Elrod Mote
Frances Maria Morris Elrod Mote, 81, of Cornelia, died May 29, 2014. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., June 1, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Jacqueline Tammy Morris Barrett
Memorial services for Jacqueline Tammy Morris Barrett, 51, of Cornelia, were held at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 31, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor Jeryle Roach offici...
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Dillard Wavery Barron
Funeral services for Dillard Wavery Barron, 79, of Clayton, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 31, in the Beck Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Madison McCrackin officiating. Burial followed in Prov...
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James William York
Funeral services for James William York, 89, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 1, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, with the Rev. Doug Porter, the Rev. Charles Taylor and the Rev...
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Exie Nelms Burrell Loudermilk
Funeral services for Exie Nelms Burrell Loudermilk, 77, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, June 4, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Billy Burrell and Laura...
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Bryan Trent Wallace
Memorial services for Bryan Trent Wallace, 52, of Demorest, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 7, at First Presbyterian Church of Clarkesville with the Rev. Lisa Graves officiating. Mr. Wallace...
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Linda Smith Miller
Funeral services for Linda Jean Smith Miller, 51, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. today, June 4, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Tommy Stowe officiating. Burial will follow the se...
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Barbara Lowe Pitts
Memorial services for Barbara Wayne Lowe Pitts, 80, of Rex, will be held at a later date. The family will receive friends at Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville, from 6-8 p.m. today, June 4. Mrs...
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Harold Theodore Eide
Memorial services for Harold Theodore Eide, 79, of Demorest, will be held at a later date in Minneapolis, Minn. Mr. Eide died Thursday, May 29, 2014. Born April 29, 1935, in Minneapolis, Minn., he ...
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George W. McCollum Jr.
George W. McCollum Jr., 66, of Gainesville, died May 27, 2014. Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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