April 24, 2014
Obituaries

Hoyt Grady Colston
Funeral services for Hoyt Grady Colston, 88, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, from the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor Anthony Shore and the Rev. Blain...
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Sandra Wynette Rice Eller
Funeral services for Sandra Wynette Rice Eller, 55, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at Stonepile Baptist Church with the Rev. Connie Berry and the Rev. Dan Eller officiating. ...
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Della Whitworth Taylor
Funeral services for Della Whitworth Taylor, 96, of Demorest, were held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Tommy Childress and the Rev...
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George W. Sliger
Funeral services for George W. Sliger, 88, of Demorest, are scheduled for 4 p.m. today, Aug. 29, at Bethel Temple Congregational Holiness Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with full...
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Kenneth Mann
Funeral services for Kenneth Mann, 69, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Aug. 29, at Clarkesville Church of God with the Rev. Tim Tanner and the Rev. Donald Newell officiating. Burial wi...
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Richard Marlan Oren
Funeral services for Richard Marlan Oren, 72, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Demorest with Gerald Richmond officiating. Mr....
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Paul Edward May
A memorial service for Paul Edward May, 62, of Homer, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2, at Pitts Park in Clarkesville. Mr. May died Aug. 22, 2012. Born Nov. 27, 1949, in Prescott, Ark., he wa...
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James Broner ‘Hollywood’ Whitfield Jr.
Funeral services for James Broner “Hollywood” Whitfield Jr., 46, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. today, Aug. 24, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with Stan Crump and T...
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Patsy Latrell Paris Millhof
Patsy Latrell Paris Millhof passed peacefully to be with the Lord on Aug. 18, 2012, after a long illness. She was surrounded by family and her devoted husband, Dave, and beloved dachshund, Pumpkin,...
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Jewell Jackson White Sr.
Jewell Jackson White Sr., 76, of Alto, died Aug. 15, 2012. Funeral services are 2 p.m., Aug. 18, at Rock Springs Baptist Church with the Rev. Gary Wilson and the Rev. James Duncan officiating. McGa...
Aug 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keith Dodgins
Funeral services for Keith Dodgins, 41, of Demorest, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Aug. 17, at The Torch Worship Center with Pastor Scott Smith and Pastor Mike Franklin officiating. Burial will f...
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Ava Bushey
Graveside services for Ava Bushey, infant daughter of Adam Gordon Bushey and Chelsea Brianna Brady of Alto, will be held at 6 p.m. today, Aug. 17, at Hazel Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Ava died T...
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Sara Elizabeth Taylor
Graveside services for Sara Elizabeth Taylor, 90, of Sautee-Nacoochee, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at Hillcrest Cemetery in Bowman. Mrs. Taylor died Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Habersham M...
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Jerry Ray Roberts
Funeral services for Jerry Ray Roberts, 66, of Cleveland, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at Blue Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Milton Harris and the Rev. Dave Fortner officiating...
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Robert Lee Myrick
Memorial services for Robert Lee Myrick, 53, of Demorest, are scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home. Mr. Myrick died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 20...
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Clay Doyle Bennett
Clay Doyle Bennett, 91, of Alto, died July 24, 2012. No formal services will be held for Mr. Bennett. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
Aug 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keith Dodgins
Keith Dodgins, 41, of Demorest, died Aug. 13, 2012. Arrangements are incomplete but will be announced soon by McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia.
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Patricia L. Molnar
A memorial service for Patricia L. Molnar, 72, of Clarkesville, formerly a resident of Clearwater, Fla., for 33 years, was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Grace-Calvary Episcopal Church with t...
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Lois Rogers Martin
Funeral services for Lois Rogers Martin, 86, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Jason Thornton and the Rev. Aaron P...
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Joseph Monroe ‘Joe’ Fry
Funeral services for Joseph Monroe “Joe” Fry, 58, of Demorest, were held at 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Brian James and Melvin Stephens ...
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William Dannelley ‘Dan’ Oaks
Funeral services for William Dannelley “Dan” Oaks, 73, of Oakwood, were held at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 13, at Shirley Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Kirby Smith and the Rev. Dennis Ledford offic...
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Charles Leroy ‘Buck’ Simmons
Funeral services for Charles Leroy “Buck” Simmons, 66, of Baldwin, are scheduled for 4 p.m. today, Aug. 15, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Jody Garrison offic...
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Kenneth Wayne Martin
Funeral services for Kenneth Wayne Martin, 64, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Return Baptist Church with the Rev. Connie Berry and the Rev. W.A. Jenkins officiating. Buri...
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Otha M. Shannon
Graveside services for Otha M. Shannon, 91, of Alto, are scheduled for 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 18, at Yonah Memorial Gardens, Demorest, with the Rev. Jay Hughes officiating. Military honors will be...
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John Lamar Upchurch
A memorial service for John Lamar Upchurch, 44, of Cumming, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at First Presbyterian Church in Clarkesville, where John was a fifth generation member. A rece...
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Patricia Molnar
Patricia Molnar, 72, of Clarkesville, died Aug. 8, 2012. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
Aug 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gladys Newell
Funeral services for Gladys Gilbert Newell, 98, of Cornelia, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Aug. 10, at Cornelia Christian Church with Rick Cox officiating. Burial will follow in Level Grove Cemeter...
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Susan G. Hawkins
Funeral services for Susan Gibson Hawkins, 76, of Athens, were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at Attica Baptist Church with the Rev. Kevin Purcell officiating. Burial followed in Attica Baptist ...
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Jordon Phimmachack
Funeral services for Jordon Phimmachack, 17, of Mt. Airy will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin. Jordon died Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. Born Oct. 6, 1...
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Charles Francis Cross
Funeral services for Charles Francis Cross, 73, of Baldwin, are scheduled for 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 11, at Grace Baptist Church, Cornelia, with the Rev. Phillip Yarber and Charles Chapman officia...
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Dorothy Anne Kauffman
Dorothy Anne Kauffman, 79, of Cornelia, formerly of Spring Lake, N.C., died July 28, 2012. No formal arrangements are planned at this time. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
Aug 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carmen Misael Maturino Hernandez
Carmen Misael Maturino Hernandez, 29, of Cornelia, died Aug. 1, 2012. Funeral services will be held in Mexico at a later date. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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David Eugene Cox
Memorial services for David Eugene Cox, 63, of Sautee, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland. Mr. Cox died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012. Born July 29, 1...
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Rebecca D. Heidle
Funeral services for Rebecca D. Heidle, 79, of Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Burial followed the service in the church cemetery. Mrs. Heidle died...
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Norma Lee ‘Nana Suz’ Chastain
A memorial service for Norma Lee “Nana Suz” Chastain, 73, of Lula, was held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Bishop Kevin Magness officiating. ...
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Jobe Phillip Hart
Visitation services for Jobe Phillip Hart, 15, of Clarkesville, were held from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, at McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia. Mr. Hart died Thursday, Aug...
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Kenneth Chapman Wade
Funeral services for Kenneth Chapman Wade, 73, of Cleveland, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Redwine and the Rev. Paul Flynn officiating...
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Laura Ruth Nix Allen
Funeral services for Laura Ruth Nix Allen, 89, of Cleveland, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7 at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Charles Shadburn officiating. Buria...
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James Ketron ‘Jim’ Barron
Funeral services for James Ketron “Jim” Barron, 67, of St. Mary’s Highland Hills and formerly of Hull, will be held at 11 a.m. today, Aug. 8, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with...
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Richard Malone McKinley
A Home-going service for Richard Malone McKinley, 82, of Cleveland, is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at The Bridge Church with the Rev. Patrick Ballington officiating. Mr. McKinley entered...
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