September 04, 2015
Obituaries

Broadus Quarles
Funeral services for Broadus Quarles, 85, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 4:30 p.m. today, Sept. 4, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, with Dr. Craig Ward and the Rev. Furman Lewis officiating...
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Eva Mae Stephens Alexander
Funeral services for Eva Mae Stephens Alexander, 86, of Cleveland, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Sept. 4, at New Bridge Baptist Church, Cleveland, with the Rev. W.A. “Dub” Jenkins officiating. Bu...
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Letters to the editor
Newspapers are still relevant To the editor: Walking up to the teller’s window at my credit union Tuesday morning this week while carrying my morning newspaper, the teller said, “I didn’t know that...
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Johnny Ray Gee
Funeral services for Johnny Ray Gee, 66, of Lula, were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel, Gainesville, with the Rev. Anthony Cook officiating. Burial followed in Mounta...
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Andrew Sutton
Funeral services for Andrew Sutton, 84, of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, at Providence Baptist Church. Burial followed the service in the church ce...
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John Milton Hardy
Funeral services for John Milton Hardy, 90, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with Dr. Eric Spivey and the Rev. Gene Todd ...
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Melanie Means Baker
Funeral services for Melanie Means Baker, 58, of Gainesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, at Chestnut Mountain Presbyterian Church, Flowery Branch, with the Rev. Matthew Baker and ...
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James Allen Moore
DAHLONEGA – A memorial service for James Allen Moore, Ph.D., 67, formerly of Helen and Doraville, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, at First Presbyterian Church of Clarkesville, with Pasto...
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Andrew Sutton
Funeral services for Andrew Sutton, 84, of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Sept. 2, at Providence Baptist Church. Burial will follow the service in the church ...
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Mattie Lee Crocker Snyder
Funeral services for Mattie Lee Crocker Snyder, 96, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 1 p.m. today, Sept. 2, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Tommy Crocker officiating. Burial wi...
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J.B. Brewer Jr.
Funeral services for J.B. Brewer Jr., 83, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 3 p.m. today, Sept. 2, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, with Dr. Eric Spivey officiating. Burial will follow in Yona...
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Mitch ‘Big Daddy’ Lewallen
Funeral services for Mitch “Big Daddy” Lewallen, 65, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, at Tates Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerrell Beatty and Whittney Branson officiating. M...
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Opal Frances Weaver
Funeral services for Opal Frances Weaver, 85, of Alto, formerly of Somerset, Kentucky, were held at 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Cha...
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Catherine Bentley Bowden
Catherine Bentley Bowden, 76, of Toccoa, died Aug. 28, 2015. Memorial services were held at 1 p.m. Sept. 1, at Sunshine United Methodist Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Stacey ‘Hank’ Welborn
Funeral services for Stacey “Hank” Welborn, 46, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at Clayton Baptist Church with Pastor Joey Thompson and Robin Welborn officiating. Burial followe...
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Ramona Lewallen Hill
Ramona Lewallen Hill, 80, of Baldwin, died Aug. 30, 2015. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Sept. 1, in the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Richard Brenton Snyder
Richard Brenton Snyder, 71, died Aug. 25, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Sept. 5, at Tallulah Falls United Methodist Church, Tallulah Falls. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home ...
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Orville Edward Goettmann
Funeral services for Orville Edward Goettmann, 85, of Demorest, were held Sunday, Aug. 23, in the chapel of Alexander Funeral Home, Cleveland, with the Rev. Maitland LaForce officiating. Burial was...
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Bobby T. Chambers
Bobby T. Chambers (Lt. Cmdr., Ret.) of Clarkesville, died Sunday, Aug. 23, at the age of 81. Mr. Chambers was a pilot and instructor with the U.S. Air Force, and later with the U.S. Coast Guard. Fo...
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Thomas Leon Sellers
Funeral services for Thomas Leon Sellers, 80, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Billy Burrell and the Rev. William B...
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William Hal Ellison Jr.
Funeral services for William Hal Ellison Jr., 80, of Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Black, the Rev. Hal Cason ...
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Jacques Neon ‘Jack’ Martin
Graveside services for Jacques Neon “Jack” Martin, 68, of Rome and formerly of Habersham County, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at Mount Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery, Alto. Mr...
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Bart Thrasher
Bart Thrasher, 47, of Cornelia, and formerly of Buford, died Aug. 26, 2015. Memorial services are scheduled for 7 p.m. today, Aug. 28, at West Buford Baptist Church, Buford. Whitfield Funeral Home,...
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Dixie Perkins
Graveside services for Dixie Perkins, 88, of Atlanta, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Gene Todd officiating. Ms. Perkins died Tuesday, A...
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Donald Ray Wheeler
Graveside services for Donald Ray Wheeler, 67, of Demorest, were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, at the Wheeler Family Cemetery, Fairview Community, with the Rev. Bill Trotter officiating. Mr. W...
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Linda Marie Morgan
Linda Marie Morgan, 64, of Sugar Hill, died Aug. 24, 2015. Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Aug. 29, at Yonah Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are in care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North...
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Deborah ‘Debbie’ Hawkins Barron
Funeral services for Deborah “Debbie” Hawkins Barron, 62, of Clarkesville, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Connie Berry officiating. Burial followe...
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Timothy James Maxie
Timothy James Maxie, 18, of Alto, died Aug. 20, 2015. Arrangements are in care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Olivia Pardue
Olivia Pardue, 70, of Cornelia died Aug. 22, 2015. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Aug. 29, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Donald Richard Evans
Donald Richard Evans, 56, of Cornelia, died Aug. 23, 2015. No formal services are planned. Arrangements are in care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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William Hal Ellison Jr.
Funeral services for William Hal Ellison Jr., 80, of Clarkesville, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at McGahee-Griffin & Stewart with the Rev. Charles Black, the Rev. Richard Pletsch and ...
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Florence Kathy Estep
Memorial services for Florence Kathy Estep, 59, of Cornelia, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, at Sunnyside Baptist Church, Toccoa, with the Rev. Jesse Colbert officiating. Mrs. Estep die...
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Virgie Morris Stephenson
Funeral services for Virgie Morris Stephenson, 70, of Alto, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Mike Franklin officiating. Buria...
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Ellene Trotter Shook
Funeral services for Ellene Trotter Shook, 89, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Vandiver and Rev. Grady Walden officiating. Bur...
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Pat Snyder Baxter
Funeral services for Pat Snyder Baxter, 72, of Demorest, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel with the Rev. Terry Rice and Brandon Khadayat to officiate. B...
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Daniel Lavaughn Bradshaw
Funeral services for Daniel Lavaughn Bradshaw, 25, of Carnesville, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, at the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart with the Rev. Bill Trotter, the Rev. Kenneth Taylo...
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Dan Canup
Memorial services for Dan Canup, 63, of Clarkesville, were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Dennis Dills officiating. Mr. Canu...
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Berma Jean Wooten Bennett
A memorial service for Berma Jean Wooten Bennett, 85, of Clarkesville, was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, with Steve Frady offi...
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Earl Robert Williamson Sr.
Memorial services for Earl Robert Williamson Sr., 74, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses with Mark Major officiating. Mr. Williamson...
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Edwin Phillip Herring
Memorial services for Edwin Phillip Herring, 45, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at Mt. Airy Baptist Church with the Rev. Ray Turpin and the Rev. Butch Franklin officiating....
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