April 01, 2015
Obituaries

Lizabeth Foster Martin
Lizabeth Foster Martin, 49, of Cumming, died March 5, 2015. She was the daughter of Lawrence Foster of Demorest. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. March 7, chapel of McDonald and Son Funeral Ho...
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Delores Odum
Delores Odum, 83, of Clarkesville, died March 12, 2015, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Hillside Memorial Chapel,...
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Betty Jean London Fortner
Funeral services for Betty Jean London Fortner, 46, of Cleveland, are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at New Bridge Baptist Church with the Rev. W.A. “Dub” Jenkins and the Rev. Phillip Rob...
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Linburgh ‘Lin’ Ansley
Funeral services for Linburgh “Lin” Ansley, 87, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, March 13, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Terry Rice and the Rev. Brian...
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William Erskine ‘Bill’ Smith Jr.
Funeral services for William Erskine “Bill” Smith Jr., 74, of Alto, are scheduled for 1 p.m. today, March 11, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Shane Roberson of...
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Lillian Gailey Pritchett
Funeral services for Lillian Gailey Pritchett, 89, of Alto, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 9, at B.C. Grant Baptist Church, Alto, with the Rev. Roy Lee Mitchell, Regina Hutchins and Ronnie Pritc...
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Charles Ernest Rudeseal
Charles Ernest Rudeseal, 86, of Alto, died March 5, 2015. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. March 9, Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Bill Fred Hawkins
Funeral services for Bill Fred Hawkins, 78, of Oakwood, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Father Bill Combs officiating. Burial fo...
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Dorothy Chapman Henderson
Funeral services for Dorothy Chapman Henderson, 84, of Clarkesville, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor Scott Slaton officiatin...
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Kelly Wayne Standridge
Kelly Wayne Standridge, 56, died Feb. 20, 2015. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. March 7 at Alto Holiness Church in Alto. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Gertrude Murray Wade
Funeral services for Gertrude Murray Wade, 87, of Cornelia, were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel in Demorest with the Rev. Terry Rice and the Rev. Tim Tanner...
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John Dante Barrett
John Dante Barrett, 72, of Cornelia, died March 4, 2015. Private services will be held at a later date. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Dorothy Sue Bryson Dotson
Funeral services for Dorothy Sue Bryson Dotson, 83, of Clarkesville, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 7, in the chapel of Whitlock Mortuary, Toccoa, with the Rev. Swayne Carlton officiating. ...
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Alice Andrews Irvin
Funeral services for Alice Andrews Irvin, 87, of Baldwin, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, March 6, at Lamar Christian Church, Baldwin, with the Rev. Chad Holcomb officiating. Burial will follow in ...
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Curtis Lee Benfield
A memorial service for Curtis Lee Benfield, 76, of Clarkesville, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at Ebenezer United Methodist Church with the Rev. Richard Pletsch, the Rev. Tony Kemp and...
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Angela Renee Jones Milke
A Celebration of Life service for Angela Renee Jones Milke, 49, of Joplin, Missouri, is scheduled for 2 p.m. March 14 at Clarkesville First United Methodist Church. Family and friends are welcome t...
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Hazel Carson Loggins
Funeral services for Hazel Carson Loggins, 96, of Demorest, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 3, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, in Demorest, with the Rev. Bill Trotter, the Rev. Steve M...
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Anthony Lee Giaquinta
Funeral services for Anthony Lee Giaquinta, 41, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Pastor Mike Franklin officiating. Burial followed the servic...
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Aetna ‘Mousey’ Shockley Ivester
Funeral services for Aetna “Mousey” Shockley Ivester, 77, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Pastor Don Samples officiating. Burial followed the ...
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Telford Junior ‘Peanut’ Hilland
Telford Junior “Peanut” Hilland, 61, of Alto, died March 1, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, March 4, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Randy Keller
Randy Keller, 54, of Clarkesville, died Feb. 27, 2015. No services are planned at this time. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home and Habersham Crematory, Cornelia.
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Ruth Dill Alexander
Funeral services for Ruth Dill Alexander, 86, of Mt. Airy, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Billy Burrell officiating. Burial fol...
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Mervin Church Lovell
Funeral services for Mervin Church Lovell, 87, of Clarkesville, were held at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Ben Hames and the Rev. Shane Jenkins officiating. Buri...
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Dorothy Thomas King
Funeral services for Dorothy Thomas King, 91, of Alto, are 2 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at Level Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Roy Lee Mitchell, Pastor Cody Kelley and Pastor Wes King officiating...
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Dr. Loy Crowder
Funeral services for Dr. Loy Crowder, 95, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, March 4, at Homer United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jim McLendon officiating. A private burial will follo...
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Margie Wilson Davis
Funeral services for Margie Wilson Davis, 93, of Oakwood, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, March 6, at First Baptist Church of Oakwood with the Rev. Steve Fenlon officiating. Burial will follow at ...
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Anthony Lee Giaquinta
Funeral services for Anthony Lee Giaquinta, 41, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Pastor Mike Franklin officiating. Burial will follow the ...
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kathy N. Smith
A Celebration of Life service for Kathy N. Smith, 40, of Clarkesville, is scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at The Torch Worship Center. A private burial will be held Sunday. Ms. Smith died S...
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Lee Arthur Dailey
Funeral services for Lee Arthur Dailey, 72, of Hiawassee, were held at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, at Banister Funeral Home chapel, Hiawassee, with the Rev. Doug Porter and the Rev. Jackie Sallers offi...
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Murnette Robinson Baird
Funeral services for Murnette Robinson Baird, 86, of Toccoa, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Feb. 27, at Glad Tidings Assembly of God with the Rev. Charles Reese and the Rev. Austin Ivester officiati...
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Laverne Knight Nation Taylor
Laverne Knight Nation Taylor, 60, of Demorest, died Feb. 19, 2015. A private family service will be held at a later date. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home and Habersham Crematory of Cornelia.
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Horace Elbert Campbell
A memorial service for Horace Elbert Campbell, 82, of Alto, was held at noon Monday, Feb. 23, at First Presbyterian Church of Cornelia with the Rev. Bill Ford Jr., the Rev. Blaine Walker and the Re...
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Fairy Landers Sheriff
Funeral services for Fairy Landers Sheriff, 96, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Feb. 25, at Camp Creek Baptist Church with Dr. James Lyons, the Rev. Bill Barrs, the Rev. Rex Gallups a...
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Heather Lynn Turner
A Celebration of Life services for Heather Lynn Turner, 27, of Cornelia, was held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, from the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Charlie Pugh, t...
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Terry E. ‘Bubba’ Brand
Terry E. “Bubba” Brand, 60, of Cornelia, died Feb. 23, 2015. No formal services are planned at this time. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home and Habersham Crematory, Cornelia.
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Helen Louise Palmer Gezendorf
No services were held for Helen Louise Palmer Gezendorf, 86, of New Lenox, Illinois. Louise died at home Jan. 3, 2015, after suffering a stroke. Born Sept. 3, 1928, in Clarkesville, she was the dau...
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Charles James ‘C.J.’ Ellison
Funeral services for Charles James “C.J.” Ellison, 94, of Clarkesville, were held at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Furman Lewis, the Rev. ...
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Ruth Dill Alexander
Ruth Dill Alexander, 86, of Mt. Airy, died Feb. 20, 2015. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Feb. 23, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Thelma Chambers Brewer
Thelma Chambers Brewer, 97, of Lula, died Feb. 20, 2015. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Feb. 23, at chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Esperanza Campos Tovar
Esperanza Campos Tovar, 84, of Alto, died Feb. 18, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Feb. 20, at St. Mark Catholic Church, Clarkesville. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, ...
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