April 21, 2014
Obituaries

Mary Anne Hodgson
Memorial services for Mary Anne Hodgson of Athens were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 at Emmanuel Episcopal Church. A private interment followed. Ms. Hodgson died Sept. 3, 2012 after a short ill...
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Juanita H. Ivey
Memorial services for Juanita H. Ivey, 84, of Cornelia, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at First Baptist Church of Cornelia. Mrs. Ivey died Sept. 13, 2012. Born in Atlanta, she was the ...
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Joyce Ledford Schrimsher
“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust A private memorial service to honor a remarkable woman, Joyce Ledford S...
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Jack Simmons
Jack Simmons, 70, of Toccoa, died Sept. 9, 2012. No formal services will be held at this time. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
Sep 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bonnie Lou Dean
Bonnie Lou Dean, 82, of Cleveland, died Sept. 7, 2012. Arrangements will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Mildred Purcell Hill
Funeral services for Mildred Purcell Hill, 89, formerly of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Jan Devereaux and th...
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Erwin T. Bennett
Funeral services for Erwin T. Bennett, 66, of Homer, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Sept. 12, at Line Baptist Church with the Rev. Terry Benfield and the Rev. Kenneth McEntire officiating. Burial ...
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Beverly Burrell Canup
A graveside service for Beverly Burrell Canup, 68, of Toccoa, was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Enon Baptist Church Cemetery, Alto, with the Rev. Terry Rice officiating. Ms. Canup died Sund...
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Patsy Latrell Paris Millhof
A memorial service for Patsy Latrell Paris Millhof is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at The Rock of Habersham Church, 350 Ansley Road, Demorest, with a reception immediately following. Pa...
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Philip Anthony ‘Tony’ Hamilton
Memorial services for Philip Anthony “Tony” Hamilton, 83, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, a Hillside Memorial Chapel. The family will receive friends prior to the servic...
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Jean Garrison Murray
Jean Garrison Murray, 92, of Lula, died Sept. 4, 2012. Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. today, Sept. 7, at Antioch Fire Baptized Holiness Church. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Co...
Sep 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jon Bonnette
Funeral services for Jon Bonnette, 53, of Douglasville, and formerly of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Sept. 7, at the Clarkesville Mill Concert Hall with the Rev. Shawn Smith offici...
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Hayven J.C. Beckett
Memorial services for Hayven J.C. Beckett, 7-month-old son of Dustin Beckett and Ashlyn Miller of Cornelia, are scheduled for 4 p.m. today, Aug. 31, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funer...
Sep 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gloria Strother Gaines
Funeral services for Gloria Strother Gaines, 74, of Mt. Airy, will be held at 11 a.m. today, Aug. 31, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Billy Burrell and the Rev. Brian Stephens officiating...
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Marvin ‘Melvin’ Lee Canup
Marvin “Melvin” Lee Canup, 56, of Toccoa, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. The family will hold a special gathering at the home of Roger Canup (241 Blair Road, Mt. A...
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Vera Tomlin Payne
Vera Tomlin Payne, 82, of Cornelia, died Aug. 24, 2012. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 26, at Level Grove Baptist Church, Cornelia. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
Aug 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Daniel Timothy Tatum
Funeral services for Daniel Timothy Tatum, 15, of Lula, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Tim Beasley officiating. Burial fo...
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Hoyt Grady Colston
Funeral services for Hoyt Grady Colston, 88, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, from the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor Anthony Shore and the Rev. Blain...
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Sandra Wynette Rice Eller
Funeral services for Sandra Wynette Rice Eller, 55, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at Stonepile Baptist Church with the Rev. Connie Berry and the Rev. Dan Eller officiating. ...
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Della Whitworth Taylor
Funeral services for Della Whitworth Taylor, 96, of Demorest, were held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Tommy Childress and the Rev...
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George W. Sliger
Funeral services for George W. Sliger, 88, of Demorest, are scheduled for 4 p.m. today, Aug. 29, at Bethel Temple Congregational Holiness Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with full...
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Kenneth Mann
Funeral services for Kenneth Mann, 69, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Aug. 29, at Clarkesville Church of God with the Rev. Tim Tanner and the Rev. Donald Newell officiating. Burial wi...
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Richard Marlan Oren
Funeral services for Richard Marlan Oren, 72, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Demorest with Gerald Richmond officiating. Mr....
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Paul Edward May
A memorial service for Paul Edward May, 62, of Homer, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2, at Pitts Park in Clarkesville. Mr. May died Aug. 22, 2012. Born Nov. 27, 1949, in Prescott, Ark., he wa...
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James Broner ‘Hollywood’ Whitfield Jr.
Funeral services for James Broner “Hollywood” Whitfield Jr., 46, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. today, Aug. 24, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with Stan Crump and T...
Aug 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patsy Latrell Paris Millhof
Patsy Latrell Paris Millhof passed peacefully to be with the Lord on Aug. 18, 2012, after a long illness. She was surrounded by family and her devoted husband, Dave, and beloved dachshund, Pumpkin,...
Aug 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jewell Jackson White Sr.
Jewell Jackson White Sr., 76, of Alto, died Aug. 15, 2012. Funeral services are 2 p.m., Aug. 18, at Rock Springs Baptist Church with the Rev. Gary Wilson and the Rev. James Duncan officiating. McGa...
Aug 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keith Dodgins
Funeral services for Keith Dodgins, 41, of Demorest, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Aug. 17, at The Torch Worship Center with Pastor Scott Smith and Pastor Mike Franklin officiating. Burial will f...
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Ava Bushey
Graveside services for Ava Bushey, infant daughter of Adam Gordon Bushey and Chelsea Brianna Brady of Alto, will be held at 6 p.m. today, Aug. 17, at Hazel Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Ava died T...
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Sara Elizabeth Taylor
Graveside services for Sara Elizabeth Taylor, 90, of Sautee-Nacoochee, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at Hillcrest Cemetery in Bowman. Mrs. Taylor died Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Habersham M...
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Jerry Ray Roberts
Funeral services for Jerry Ray Roberts, 66, of Cleveland, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at Blue Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Milton Harris and the Rev. Dave Fortner officiating...
Aug 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robert Lee Myrick
Memorial services for Robert Lee Myrick, 53, of Demorest, are scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home. Mr. Myrick died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 20...
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Clay Doyle Bennett
Clay Doyle Bennett, 91, of Alto, died July 24, 2012. No formal services will be held for Mr. Bennett. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
Aug 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keith Dodgins
Keith Dodgins, 41, of Demorest, died Aug. 13, 2012. Arrangements are incomplete but will be announced soon by McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia.
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Patricia L. Molnar
A memorial service for Patricia L. Molnar, 72, of Clarkesville, formerly a resident of Clearwater, Fla., for 33 years, was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Grace-Calvary Episcopal Church with t...
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Lois Rogers Martin
Funeral services for Lois Rogers Martin, 86, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Jason Thornton and the Rev. Aaron P...
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Joseph Monroe ‘Joe’ Fry
Funeral services for Joseph Monroe “Joe” Fry, 58, of Demorest, were held at 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Brian James and Melvin Stephens ...
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William Dannelley ‘Dan’ Oaks
Funeral services for William Dannelley “Dan” Oaks, 73, of Oakwood, were held at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 13, at Shirley Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Kirby Smith and the Rev. Dennis Ledford offic...
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Charles Leroy ‘Buck’ Simmons
Funeral services for Charles Leroy “Buck” Simmons, 66, of Baldwin, are scheduled for 4 p.m. today, Aug. 15, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Jody Garrison offic...
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Kenneth Wayne Martin
Funeral services for Kenneth Wayne Martin, 64, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Return Baptist Church with the Rev. Connie Berry and the Rev. W.A. Jenkins officiating. Buri...
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