November 25, 2014
Obituaries

Sophia Lyn Bowles
Sophia Lyn Bowles, 51, of Ila, died Oct. 28, 2014. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Nov. 1, at Faith Primitive Baptist Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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Dan B. Griffin
Dan B. Griffin, 77, of Lula, died Nov. 1, 2014. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Nov. 4 at Antioch Holiness Church, Lula. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Garnett ‘Aaron’ Wilbanks
Funeral services for Garnett “Aaron” Wilbanks, 61, of Lula, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Jamie Harvey, the Rev. Chad Parker a...
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Clifford Forrest Bennett
Clifford Forrest Bennett, 73, of Stuart, Florida, died Nov. 3, 2014. Mr. Bennett’s wishes were to be cremated and no services are planned at this time. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home and Ha...
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Fay D. ‘Don’ Heuszel
Memorial services for Fay D. “Don” Heuszel, 88, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at Hillside Memorial Chapel. Mr. Heuszel died Oct. 31, 2014. Don was born in Paynesville, Minnesota,...
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Harold Edward Shedd
A private memorial service for Harold Edward Shedd, 73, of Colbert, was held Wednesday, Oct. 29, and no other services are planned at this time. Mr. Shedd died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. Born June 2, ...
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William Robert Foster
Funeral services for William Robert Foster, 72, of Cleveland, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home, with the Rev. Gary Heffner and the Rev. Dennis Taylor offic...
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Doris H. Overton
A Celebration of Life for Doris H. Overton, 82, of Demorest, was held Sunday, Oct. 26, at The Seventh Day Adventist Church, Cleveland. Mrs. Overton died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2014, following a sudden ...
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Chadd Montague Dieffenbacher
Chadd Montague Dieffenbacher, 37, of Demorest, died Oct. 22, 2014. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home and Habersham Crematory of Cornelia.
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Ralph Olden Cone Sr.
Funeral services for Ralph Olden Cone Sr., 73, of Cleveland, were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Camp Creek Baptist Church in Cornelia with Pastors David O’Steen, Bill Barrs and Isaac McDuffi...
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Chadd M. Dieffenbacher
Chadd M. Dieffenbacher, 37, of Demorest, died Oct. 22, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home and Habersham Crematory of Cornelia are i...
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Eric Wade “Doug” Daniel
Graveside services for Eric Wade “Doug” Daniel, 25, of Cornelia, were held Oct. 20 at Clarkesville City Cemetery with the Rev. Roy Rogers officiating. Mr. Daniel died Oct. 16, 2014, at a local area...
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Hannah Nicholson Gabrels
Funeral services for Hannah Nicholson Gabrels, 22, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Oct. 22, at The Bridge Church of Cleveland with Pastors Patrick Ballington, Michael Welborn, Sharon...
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Ted E. Terry
Funeral services for Ted E. Terry, 74 of Cornelia, were held Oct. 21, 2014, at the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart with the Rev. Raymond Payne officiating. Burial followed in Yonah Memorial Gar...
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Regan Cochran
A private service was recently held for Regan Cochran, 57, of Homer. Mr. Cochran died Oct. 17, 2014. Born June 6, 1957, in Toccoa, he was a son of Ruth Cochran of Baldwin and the late Jimmy Wayne C...
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Brittany and Lyndon Hester
Joint funeral services for Brittany Rose Bossinger Hester, 22, and Lyndon Anthony Hester, 25, both of Commerce, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart ...
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Corinne Scott Rice
Memorial services for Corinne Scott Rice, 85 of Clarkesville, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 at Grace-Calvary Episcopal Church with the Rev. Bob Abstein and the Rev. Sarah Fisher o...
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William Wright Daniel III
Funeral services for William Wright Daniel III, 41, a former Northeast Georgia native, of Aberdeen, Scotland, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Grace-Calvary Episcopal Church, Cla...
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April Machelle Westmoreland Lee
April Machelle Westmoreland Lee, 44, of Clarkesville, died Oct. 15, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Paul L. Knight
Funeral services for Paul L. Knight of Clarkesville were held Oct. 16 in Clarkesville. A private burial followed at the family cemetery. Mr. Knight died peacefully Oct. 13, 2014. Born Sept. 24, 195...
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Greg Williamson
Memorial services for Greg Williamson, 56, of Cornelia, were held Oct. 13 at New Vision Worship Center with the Rev. Johnny Barrett and the Rev. Scott Ledbetter officiating. Mr. Williamson died Oct...
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Carrie Jane Allen Adair
Funeral services for Carrie Jane Allen Adair, 75, of Lula, were held Oct. 16 at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Don Samples officiating. Burial followed in Hollywood Baptist Church Cemetery....
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Mary Evelyn Strickland Crawford
Mary Evelyn Strickland Crawford, 89, of Sautee Nacoochee, died Oct. 12, 2014, in Duluth from pancreatic cancer. Graveside services will be held Oct. 16 at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Savannah. Whit...
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Jerald B. Freeman
A celebration of life ceremony for Jerald B. Freeman, 47, of Cornelia, was held Oct. 11 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. Lloyd Free, Pastor Greg Purcell, the Rev. John Harris and Past...
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William Wright Daniel III
Memorial services for William “Will” Wright Daniel III, 41, formerly of Clarkesville, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at Grace-Calvary Episcopal Church, Clarkesville. Mr. Daniel died Sep...
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Troy C. Baker
Funeral services for Troy C. Baker, 74, of Cornelia, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Oct. 10, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Keith Allison and the Rev. Austin Kelley ...
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Fred Kemp Hamby
Funeral services for Fred Kemp Hamby, 87, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Robbie Bailey and the Rev. ...
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Jerald B. Freeman
Jerald B. Freeman, 47, of Cornelia, died Oct. 8, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete, but will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Lucille Seagars Lewallen
Lucille Seagars Lewallen, 93, of Clarkesville, died Oct. 8, 2014. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at Macedonia Baptist Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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Leota Florence King Greathouse
Leota Florence King Greathouse, 75, of Alto, died Oct. 7, 2014. Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, Bible Landmark Church, Cornelia. Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.
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Norma Byrd King
Funeral services for Norma Byrd King, 80, of Demorest, were held Sunday, Oct. 5, at First Baptist Church, Cornelia, with Dr. Eric Spivey and the Rev. David Turner officiating. Mrs. King died Oct. 3...
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Carolyn Whitfield Purcell
Funeral services for Carolyn Whitfield Purcell, 83, of Mt. Airy, were held Oct. 7 at Whitfield Funeral Home North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Scott Smith and the Rev. Billy Burrell officiating....
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Evelyn Kinsey Chosewood
Funeral services for Evelyn Kinsey Chosewood, 74, of Turnerville, were held Oct. 6 at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Austin Ivester and Rev. Gerald Lee. Burial followe...
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Edna Burke Hood
Graveside services for Edna Burke Hood, 91, of Buford, were held Oct. 3 at Memorial Park Cemetery, Gainesville, with the Rev. Dave Fortner and the Rev. Farrel Presley officiating. Mrs. Hood died Oc...
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David Joseph Smith
The family of David Joseph Smith, 44, of Mt. Airy, will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia. No funeral arrangements have been made. ...
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Christopher Chase Raymond
Christopher Chase Raymond, 24, of Mt. Airy, died Oct. 5, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart, Cornelia. McGahee-Griffin ...
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Nancy Lois Hart
Graveside services for Nancy Lois Hart, 79, of Clarkesville, were held Oct. 7 at Hollywood Baptist Church Cemetery with Dr. Don Samples officiating. Mrs. Hart died Oct. 5, 2014, at Northeast Georgi...
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Walter G. Davis
Funeral services for Walter G. Davis, 89, of Cornelia, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Toni Byrd officiating. Burial will ...
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Anthony Richard ‘Tony’ Vanore
Anthony Richard “Tony” Vanore, 67, of Alto, died Sept. 28, 2014. Memorial services are scheduled, 2 p.m., Oct. 4, Bethesda Fellowship Church, Cornelia. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home and Ha...
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Blattice Sisk English
Funeral services for Blattice Sisk English, 98, of Homer, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Damascus Baptist Church with the Rev. Gene Todd and the Rev. Johnny Stone officiating. Burial w...
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