July 30, 2014
Obituaries

Keary Maurice Nicely
Keary Maurice Nicely, 39 of Gainesville and formerly of Cornelia, died July 19, 2014. A celebration of Keary’s life was conducted at 2 p.m., July 24, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Fune...
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Everene Glaze Tomlin
Funeral services for Everene Glaze Tomlin, 90, of Mt. Airy, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, July 21, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Terry Benfield, the Rev. Ron G...
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James ‘Jim’ Brown
Funeral services for James “Jim” Brown, 81, of Clarkesville, beloved husband of Maryln Brown, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, at Bethlehem Baptist Church. He was laid to rest in the chu...
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Thomas Newton Lumsden Jr.
A memorial service for Thomas Newton Lumsden Jr., 59, of Nacoochee, was conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, at Clarkesville Presbyterian Church, Clarkesville, with a reception to follow. Mr. Lums...
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Fermon Loudermilk
Funeral services for Fermon Loudermilk, 66, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 1 p.m. today, July 23, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. William Baker and the Rev. Al...
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Ethel York Abernathy
Funeral services for Ethel York Abernathy, 90, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Dave Fortner and the Rev. Jerry Vandiver offici...
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Brian Edward Cannon
A private memorial service for Brian Edward Cannon, 56, of Alto, will be scheduled at a later date. Mr. Cannon died at his residence Sunday, July 20, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, ...
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Mary Shirley Stephens
Mary Shirley Stephens, 88, of Cornelia, died July 16, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Virginia W. Turpin
Virginia W. Turpin, 80, of Lula, died Friday, July 11, 2014. Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m., July 15, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Jesse Sieck
Jesse Sieck, 72, of Clarkesville, died July 12, 2014. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Lucilla Brown Bell
Lucilla Brown Bell, 95, of Homer, died July 13, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., July 18, at Tates Creek Baptist Church. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Judy Dotson Moore
Funeral services for Judy Dotson Moore, 61, of Alto, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, July 14, at Lakemont Baptist Church with Chaplain Cynseria Jenkins officiating. Burial followed in Wiley Cemete...
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Betty Jean McConnell Underwood
Funeral services for Betty Jean McConnell Underwood, 80, of Mt. Airy, were conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at New Hope Baptist Church with the Rev. Chris York, the Rev. Johnny Loudermilk and t...
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Rodney Rodrigues Howard
Funeral services for Rodney Rodrigues Howard, 38, of Cornelia, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at Shady Grove Baptist Church with Bishop Ernest Burns officiating. Burial followed in Level...
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Solon Douglas ‘Doug’ Scruggs Jr.
Graveside memorial services for Solon Douglas “Doug” Scruggs Jr., 62, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 10 a.m. today, July 16, at Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery in Hiawassee. Mr. Scruggs died Satu...
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Douglas E. Dennis
Funeral services for Douglas E. Dennis, 67, of Plant City, Fla., were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, May 19, at Wells Memorial. Burial took place in Shiloh Cemetery. Mr. Dennis died from lung cancer ...
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Margaret Virginia Poole Pruitt
Funeral services for Margaret Virginia Poole Pruitt, 94, of Homer, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, July 16, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Elder Paul Bryson, the Rev. ...
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Rodney Howard
Rodney Howard, 38, of Cornelia, died July 9, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johnny Lester Wheeler
A private graveside service for Johnny Lester Wheeler, 67, of Demorest, was conducted at the Wheeler Family Cemetery Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Mr. Wheeler died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at his reside...
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David Edward ‘Ed’ Giddens
Funeral services for David Edward “Ed” Giddens, 74, of Demorest, are scheduled for 4:30 p.m. today, July 11, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Charles Peugh and Jeff ...
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Kimberly Sue Coty
Funeral services for Kimberly Sue Coty, 45, of Alto, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 10, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Terry Rice officiating. Burial follo...
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Mary Magdelene Lewallen Brown
Funeral services for Mary Magdelene Lewallen Brown, 87, of Homer, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, July 11, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with Arthur Howard, minister, and the R...
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Harvey Jackson Adams
Funeral services for Harvey Jackson Adams, 86, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, July 11, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Billy Burrell and Whit Ward officiating. Burial wi...
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Dayton Wiley
Dayton Wiley, 82, of Cornelia, died July 7, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., July 9, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mattie Jean Jamerson Armour
Mattie Jean Jamerson Armour, 67, of Alto, died July 3, 2014. Funeral services were at 2:30 p.m., July 6, at Antioch Holiness Church, Lula. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Mary Bradford Drost
Funeral services for Mary Bradford Drost, 81, of Clarkesville, were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, July 7, at Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville. Burial followed the service in Harvest Christian ...
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Winnie Glennon McCrackin
Funeral services for Winnie Glennon McCrackin, 88, of Mt. Airy, were conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 5, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Michael Justus and the Rev...
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Wake Leon Davidson
Funeral services for Wake Leon Davidson, 74, of Alto, were conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, July 7, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Stacey Miller and the Rev. Terry Benfi...
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Marion Ansley Brown
Funeral services for Marion Ansley Brown, 72, of Demorest, were conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Terry Rice and the Rev. Queon S...
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Troy Burrell Ward
Funeral services for Troy Burrell Ward, 76, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, July 9, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Keith Allison and Jason Blackburn o...
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Rev. Jewell Dean Thomas Sr.
Funeral services for the Rev. Jewell Dean Thomas Sr., 78, of Lula, will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, July 10, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Drewery Loggins an...
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Homer Eugene Cook
Funeral services for Homer Eugene Cook, 92, of Alto, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, July 10, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Chad Parker and the Rev. Johnn...
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Peter Stephen Loonam
Private memorial services for Peter Stephen Loonam, 81, of Demorest, will be held at a later date. Mr. Loonam died July 7, 2014, at his home with family by his side. He was born Jan. 29, 1933. Orig...
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George Melville Weems Jr.
A private family memorial service for George Melville Weems Jr., 53, of East Point, will be held at a later date. Mr. Weems died July 5, 2014, in the North Georgia Mountains that he dearly loved. B...
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Laura ‘Lee’ Martin
Laura “Lee” Martin, 77, of Toccoa, died July 2, 2014. Memorial services will be held at a later date in California. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
Jul 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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James “Jamie” Carlton Jarrell III
James “Jamie” Carlton Jarrell III, 51, of Homer, died July 1, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 4 p.m., July 5, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Robert Paul Parsons
Funeral services for Robert Paul Parsons, 80, of Simpsonville, S.C., formerly of Cleveland, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, at Center Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Wilkes officiati...
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Lorean J. Smalley
No formal services are planned at this time for Lorean J. Smalley, 93, of Demorest. Mrs. Smalley’s wishes were to be cremated. Mrs. Smalley died Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Habersham Home West follo...
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Beulah Mae Shook Shaw
Funeral services for Beulah Mae Shook Shaw, 72, of Lula, are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, July 5, at Alto Baptist Church with the Rev. Raymond Payne and Pastor Mike Franklin officiating. Burial w...
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Ronnie Arvil Gosnell
Ronnie Arvil Gosnell, 76, of Dahlonega, formerly of Habersham County, died June 28, 2014. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
Jul 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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