November 29, 2014
Obituaries

Ruth Ledbetter Simmons
Funeral services for Ruth Ledbetter Simmons, 84, of Clermont, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday July 7, at Strickland Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John Moore and the Rev. Don Underwood officiating. B...
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Karl Patrick Schlieman
Funeral services for Karl Patrick Schlieman, 55, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday July, 7, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home with the Rev. Jan Devereaux and the Rev. Phil DeMore offi...
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Doug Fraser
TORONTO, Canada – Doug Fraser of Toronto, Canada, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013. The family welcomed guests at noon, July 9, at Metropolitan Community Church to celebrate Doug’s life. Doug was a muc...
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Kathleen ‘Katie’ Wood Gragg
Funeral services for Kathleen “Katie” Wood Gragg, 88, of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, at Providence Baptist Church with burial following the service...
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Joseph A. ‘Joe’ Pontes
Memorial services for Joseph A. “Joe” Pontes, 71, of Cornelia, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 6, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with David Terrell officiating. Burial will...
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James Wesley Howard
James Wesley Howard, 74, of Mt. Airy, died June 26, 2013. A private family service will be held at a later date. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Bob Cummings
Bob Cummings of Lula, formerly of Oxford, Ala., died June 28, 2013. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. July 1, at the chapel of Miller Funeral Home, Oxford, Ala. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral...
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Mary Frances Smith ‘Granny’ Green
Funeral services for Mary Frances Smith “Granny” Green, 89, of Demorest, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at Bethel Temple Congregational Holiness Church with the Rev. Jonathan Fitzpatrick o...
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Murray T. York
Murray T. York of Baldwin died June 26, 2013. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.
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Bruce Scott
Funeral services for Bruce Scott, 72, of Toccoa, were held at 3 p.m. Monday, July 1, at the Hillcrest Chapel of Acree-Davis Funeral Home with the Rev. Ted Ansley officiating. Burial followed in Cho...
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Kathleen ‘Katie’ Wood Gragg
Funeral services for Kathleen “Katie” Wood Gragg, 88, of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, at Providence Baptist Church with burial following in the chur...
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Martha Sarah Harris Ferguson
Funeral services for Martha Sarah Harris Ferguson, 82, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, July 3, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Milton Harris and the Re...
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Harold Otis Jenkins
Harold Otis Jenkins, 62, of Demorest, formerly of Robbinsville, N.C., died June 26, 2013. A private family celebration of life service will be held at a later date. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funera...
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Iva Lee Wike
Iva Lee Wike, 94, of Cleveland, died June 25, 2013. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., June 27, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Lee Harlen Worley Jr.
Lee Harlen Worley Jr., 76, of Gainesville, died June 27, 2013. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., June 30, at Belton Baptist Church. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Earl Lee Anderson Sr.
Earl Lee Anderson Sr., 57, of Clarkesville, died June 25, 2013. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. today, June 28, at Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel...
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Rose Buchanan Jamison
Funeral services for Rose Buchanan Jamison, 89, of Clarkesville, will be held at 11 a.m. today, June 28, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Donald Grizzle officia...
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Sarah Ann Carter Irvin
Funeral services for Sarah Ann Carter Irvin, 87, of Demorest, will be held at 11 a.m. today, June 28, at Chattahoochee Baptist Church with the Rev. Russ Barker and the Rev. George Dean officiating....
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Steve Junior Hubbard
Steve Junior Hubbard, 63, of Demorest, died June 22, 2013. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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Teddie Wheeler Lynch Colbert
Teddie Wheeler Lynch Colbert, 90, of Cornelia, died June 20, 2013. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., June 24, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Virginia Sutton Trotter
Funeral services for Virginia Sutton Trotter, 93, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. David Turner and the Rev. ...
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Jack ‘Klondike’ Meaders
Funeral services for Jessie Jackson “Klondike” Meaders, 49, of Mt. Airy, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at New Hope Baptist Church with the Rev. David Sosebee officiating. Burial followed in ...
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Jewell Nichols Carnes
Funeral services for Jewell Nichols Carnes, 84, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Austin Ivester officiating. Bu...
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Michael ‘Mike’ Cook
THOMSON – Memorial services for David Michael “Mike” Cook, 66, of Hemlock Drive were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 25, in the chapel of Beggs Funeral Home with the Rev. Butch Baston officiating. Mr...
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Chad Grant Brown
Funeral services for Chad Grant Brown, 37, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Scott Westmoreland and the Rev. Ph...
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Harold Lee Watson
Funeral services for Harold Lee Watson, 82, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, June 26, at Toccoa First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jack Wilson officiating. Burial will foll...
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Arthur H. Waite III
A memorial service and reception for Arthur H. Waite III, CPA, is planned for 11 a.m., July 6, at First Presbyterian Church of Clarkesville, 181 Jefferson St., Clarkesville.
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Winifred Wade Garrett
A private family service is planned for Winifred Wade Garrett of Appling, formerly of Clarkesville. Mrs. Garrett died June 17, 2013, in Appling. She is survived by one brother, A. D. Wade (Josephin...
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Roy Keith O’Barr
Funeral services for Roy Keith O’Barr, 25, of Toccoa, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 17, at Hazel Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Trent Smith and Fred Greenway officiating. Burial followed in...
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Margie Diane Canup Jackson
Funeral services for Margie Diane Canup Jackson, 67, of Alto, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Bill Trotter officiating. Burial...
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Essie Mae Purcell Foster
Funeral services for Essie Mae Purcell Foster, 99, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 4 p.m. today, June 19, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Billy Burrell and John C. F...
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Melvin Eugene Higgins
Funeral services for Melvin Eugene Higgins, 60, of Cornelia, will be held at 2 p.m. today, June 19, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with Elder Terrell Simmons officiating. Burial ...
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Eugene Talmadge Witcher
Memorial services for Eugene Talmadge Witcher, 78, of Clarkesville, will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at Glade Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Justus officiating. Mr. Witcher die...
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Jessie Mae York Wood
Memorial services for Jessie Mae York Wood, 72, of the Batesville Community were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at Providence Baptist Church with her brother, the Rev. Clifford York, officiating....
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David Cornthwaite
Graveside services for David Cornthwaite, 91, of St. Simons Island, formerly of Mt. Airy, were held at 2 p.m., Friday, June 7, at Yonah Memorial Gardens with the Rev. James A. Clark officiating. Mr...
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Lona Mae Collier Mills
Funeral services for Lona Mae Collier Mills, 95, of Toccoa, were held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 7, at the chapel of Whitlock Mortuary with the Rev. Brian Stephens officiating. Burial followed at Mount...
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Bascom H. Scroggs
Funeral services for Bascom H. Scroggs, 91, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 10, at First Baptist Church of Cornelia, with Dr. Eric Spivey and the Rev. David Turner officiating. Mr. Sc...
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Mary Elizabeth Loudermilk Greemon
Funeral services for Mary Elizabeth Loudermilk Greemon, 78, of Mt. Airy, were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Hal Cason offici...
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Mike Walker
A memorial service for Mike Walker, 66, of Alto, was held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 10, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Garry Garrison officiating. Full military honor...
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Louise ‘Tootsie’ Morgan
NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. – Funeral Services for Louise “Tootsie” Morgan, 91, of North Augusta, S.C., was held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 10, Posey Funeral Chapel with the Rev. James D. Dennis Jr. officiatin...
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