October 30, 2014
Obituaries

Wilma Inez Kelley
Funeral services for Wilma Inez Kelley, 93, of Cornelia, formerly of Martin, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Bill Stacey and D...
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‘Tony’ Vanore
Anthony Richard “Tony” Vanore, 67, of Alto, died Sept. 28, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Earl ‘Carl’ Stancil
Earl “Carl” Stancil, 77, of Gainesville, died Sept. 24, 2014. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m., Sept. 29 at Yonah Memorial Gardens. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Ouida Kimbrell Hardy
Funeral services for Ouida Kimbrell Hardy, 89, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia. Burial will follow in Yo...
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William Howard Ward
Funeral services for William Howard Ward, 77, of Baldwin, were held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at Lamar Christian Church, Baldwin, with Chad Holcomb, the Rev. Jason Long and Carl Beckham officia...
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John E. ‘Johnny’ Fritchey
Funeral services for John E. “Johnny” Fritchey, 82, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Harvest Christian Church with the Rev. Rick Cox officiating. Burial will follow ...
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J. Perry Hendrix
Funeral services for J. Perry Hendrix, 85, of Demorest, are scheduled for 3 p.m. today, Sept. 26, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Jason Edwards and the Rev. Blaine ...
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M. Jean Parham
A celebration of life for M. Jean Parham, 85, will be held in Northeast Georgia at a later date. Ms. Parham passed into God’s loving arms on Sept. 23, 2014, in Bluffton, S.C. She is preceded in dea...
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Darrell Edward ‘D.J.’ Grogan Jr.
Memorial services for Darrell Edward “D. J.” Grogan Jr., 25, of Demorest, are scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at Harvest Christian Church with the Rev. Tony Crane and the Rev. Phillip Part...
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Norman Straham Ivie
Norman Straham Ivie, 81, of Athens, died Sept. 20, 2014. Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Sept. 24, at Athens Memory Gardens. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
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Arlin Frank Brookshire
Funeral services for Arlin Frank Brookshire, 77, of Demorest, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Russ Barker officiating....
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Enjoy a Taste of Clarkesville
A Taste of Clarkesville. Just the thought conjures up the remembered succulent scents from our wonderful restaurant scene. This Saturday, you and your friends can sample the breadth of culinary adv...
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Julian Isaac Newton Jr.
Funeral services for Julian Isaac Newton Jr., 88, of Demorest, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 22, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Russ Barker, the Rev. Robert T...
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Gene Tomanek
Gene Tomanek, 73, of Cleveland, died Sept. 18, 2014. No services are planned. Alexander Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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Thomas Mearn King
Funeral services for Thomas Mearn King, 71, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, at The Torch Worship Center with Pastor Mike Franklin, Bishop Ernest Burns and Pastor Tracy Curry off...
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Dorothy L. Taylor
Dorothy L. Taylor died July 26, 2014, in Clarkesville. Graveside memorial services are planned for 11 a.m., Sept. 30, at Woodlawn Cemetery, Clinton, Ill. Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.
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Ervin ‘Buck’ Oliver
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Ervin “Buck” Oliver, 49, of Alto, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, in the sanctuary of Union Grove Congregational Holiness Church, 1498 Holines...
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Marvin Lee Lynch Jr.
Memorial services for Marvin Lee Lynch Jr., 52, of Clarkesville, will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Mr. Lynch’s residence, 1114 Chitwood Road, Clarkesville. Mr. Lynch died Monday, Sept. ...
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Roy B. Tench
Funeral services for Roy B. Tench, 92, of Alto, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Austin Kelley officiating. Burial will ...
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William ‘Will’ Daniel III
William “Will” Daniel III, 41, formerly of Habersham County, died Sept. 3, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a future date.
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Margie Estelle ‘Essie’ Wiley Allen
Margie Estelle “Essie” Wiley Allen, 77, of Lula, died Sept. 11, 2014. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sept. 13, Clemons Chapel United Methodist Church. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home,...
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Virginia Coffee Robinson
Funeral services for Virginia Coffee Robinson, 79, of Cornelia, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Terry Rice and Maitland L...
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Stan L. Turpin
A private family burial is planned for Stan L. Turpin, 78, of Tallulah Falls. Mr. Turpin died peacefully at his residence on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. Born July 13, 1936, in Chattanooga, Tenn., he was...
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Estelle Wiley Allen
Estelle Wiley Allen, 77, of Lula, died Sept. 11, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Brandy Lee June Kyle
Funeral services for Brandy Lee June Kyle, 30, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, with David Terrell and the Rev. Kevin Hembree offic...
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Robert Lee “Bobby” Trotter Jr.
Memorial services for Robert Lee “Bobby” Trotter Jr., 67, of Clarkesville, were held Tuesday, Sept. 9, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Mize officiating. ...
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Larry Wilson Holland
Funeral services for Larry Wilson Holland,63, of Mt. Airy, were held Saturday, Sept. 6, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Danny O’Kelley and the Rev. Austin Kell...
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Clara Mae Cragg Armour
Funeral services for Clara Mae Cragg Armour, 88, of Alto, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Sept. 10, at the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Leon Miller and the Rev. Ja...
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Larry W. Holland
Larry W. Holland, 63, of Mt. Airy, died Sept. 4, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Ethel Jean Gowder Kenney
A service to honor and celebrate the life of Ethel Jean Gowder Kenney, 94, formerly of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel in Lawrenceville ...
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Kenneth Lanier Anglin
In a small house on the corner of a narrow street resting in the shadows of the Old Covington Mill, a child was born on a cold November day to a lady named Grace. It was 1938 and, with little fanfa...
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Xiengnoi Phorsavath
Funeral services for Xiengnoi Phorsavath, 70, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Wat Lao Buddha Sattha Dhamma Tem...
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Emily Birdsong
Emily attended North Habersham High School and graduated from Tallulah Falls School in 1969. She attended the University of Georgia, then the College of Art Baltimore, after which she followed her ...
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Hazel Irene Haney Dean
Funeral services for Hazel Irene Haney Dean, 88, of Clarkesville, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Bobby Gastley officiating, assisted by the Re...
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Jackie R. Worley
Jackie R. Worley, 69, of Lula, died Sept. 1, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Sept. 4, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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The meaning of service
The Habersham County Airport Authority is stuck in such a morass. We can dwell for days, weeks, trying to figure out how so much ill will could be generated in such a short time frame over a manage...
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Kathryn Stover Pass
Kathryn Stover Pass, 84, of Alto, died Aug. 27, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Aug. 30, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Mary Lee Jessie Nix
Mary Lee Jessie Nix, 84, of Atlanta, died Aug. 24, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Aug. 30, at Peachtree Presbyterian Church - Kellett Chapel. Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Ch...
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Kristopher William Drummond
Funeral services for Kristopher William Drummond, 29, of Lula, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at Level Grove Baptist Church with Pastor Brian James and Ethan Burke officiating. Mr. Dru...
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Judith ‘Judy’ Cheryl Davis
Funeral services for Judith “Judy” C. Epperson Davis, 70, of Anderson, S.C., were conducted in the chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, with the Rev. Frank Whitfield an...
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