December 20, 2014
Obituaries

Francis Edward Allen
Francis Edward Allen, 86, of New York City, New York, died Dec. 17, 2014. Memorial services will be held at a later date. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home and Habersham Crematory, Cornelia.
Dec 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Doris Jeanne Darnell Kerley
Funeral services for Doris Jeanne Darnell Kerley, 88, of Alto, are scheduled for 4 p.m. today, Dec. 19, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Emmett officiatin...
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Debbie ‘Nana B’ Bramblett
Funeral services for Debbie “Nana B” Bramblett, 58, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, with the Rev. Janice Sudderth officiating. Burial ...
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eric Jones
Eric Jones, 46, of Alto, died Dec. 11, 2014. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Dec. 29, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nancy Jean Brittain
Memorial services for Nancy Jean Brittain, 76, of Helen, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Wilkes officiating. A reception followed t...
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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James H. Keith
James H. Keith, 68, of Clarkesville, died Dec. 12, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born Sept. 17, 1946, in Samson, Alabama, he was the son of Agnes Pearl Currington. Mr. Keith attended T...
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Janice Monteen Morrison Yarber
Funeral services for Janice Monteen Morrison Yarber, 73, of Baldwin, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel with Pastor John Wood officiating. Burial followed...
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Marcia Wellons
A memorial Mass for Marcia Wellons, 79, of Clarkesville, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Dec. 20 at St. Helena Catholic Church. Mrs. Wellons died Dec. 9, 2014, at Lanier Village Estates, Gainesville. She ...
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louise Webb Bassinger
Louise Webb Bassinger, 94, of Clarkesville, died Dec. 9, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Dec. 12, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Larry York
Funeral services for Lawrence “Larry” Lee York, 87, of Mt. Airy, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Cornelia Congregational Holiness Church with the Rev. James Merritt, the Rev. Terry Be...
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Denver Gerry Bowen
Funeral services for Denver Gerry Bowen, 69, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with Dr. Logan Smith and Dr. Eric Spivey officiati...
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Bedeliah Clark Presnell
A Celebration of Life service for Bedeliah Clark Presnell, 63, of Cleveland, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the home of Kristen and Jarred Andrews. Mrs. Presnell died Saturday, Dec. ...
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Zach Masters
Memorial services for Zachary “Zach” Danny Masters, 21, of Alto, were held at 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8, at Cornelia Congregational Holiness Church with the Rev. Terry Benfield, the Rev. Laura Rose and...
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lucille Saville White
Beloved mother and grandmother, Lucille Saville White, 85, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. Services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel in Baldwin, with the Rev. ...
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Mildred ‘Millie’ Dimarco O’Connor
Mildred “Millie” Dimarco O’Connor, 90, of Demorest, died Dec. 2, 2014. Mrs. O’Connor’s wishes were to be cremated and no formal services are scheduled at this time. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funera...
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Robert Efford ‘Georgia Boy’ Yarber
A memorial service for Robert Efford “Georgia Boy” Yarber, 78, of Old Town, Florida, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Faith Baptist Church, in Old Town, Florida. Mr. Yarber died Saturda...
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Evelyn Gerrin Bellamy
Funeral services for Evelyn Gerrin Bellamy, 82, of Baldwin, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, with the Rev. Austin Kelley, the Rev. Grady White and the R...
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Doris S. Mallard
Funeral services for Doris S. Mallard, 75, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 10 a.m. today, Dec. 10, at St. Thomas the Apostle Anglican Church with Bishop Chandler H. Jones officiating. All family...
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Elmer H. Nicholson Burton
Elmer H. Nicholson Burton, 82, died Dec. 1, 2014. Graveside services are scheduled for 4 p.m. today, Dec. 5, at Level Grove Cemetery. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
Dec 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perry ‘Flipper’ Eubanks
Funeral services for Perry “Flipper” Eubanks, 53, Cornelia, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Gretta Wiley officiating. Bur...
Dec 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annette Davenport DeMore
Funeral services for Annette Davenport DeMore, age 72, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Dec. 5, at Hazel Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Trent Smith, the Rev. Billy Burrell and the ...
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Jack Franklin Dalrymple Sr.
A Celebration of Life service for Jack Franklin Dalrymple Sr., 82, of Anderson, South Carolina, was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, at Sullivan-King Mortuary. Mr. Dalrymple died Nov. 26, 2014, at ...
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johnny R. LaCount Sr.
Funeral services for Johnny R. LaCount Sr., 87, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, at Level Grove Baptist Church with Pastor Brian James and the Rev. David Godzisz officiating. B...
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Frank E. Swaim
Funeral services for Frank E. Swaim, 86, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, with the Rev. Dennis Wilkes, the Rev. Eddie Herring and the Rev. ...
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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B.F. ‘Scrooch’ Wade
Funeral services for B.F. “Scrooch” Wade, 63, of Baldwin, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, at Lamar Christian Church with Pastor Chad Holcomb officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery...
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lewis Monroe Frady
Funeral services for Lewis Monroe Frady, 80, of Lakemont, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, in the Beck Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Larry Cannon and the Rev. Jewell Gaines officiating. Bur...
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Violet Lumpkin Jones
Funeral services for Violet Lumpkin Jones, 93, of Clarkesville, were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, at Hillside Memorial Chapel. Burial followed the service in Hillside Gardens Cemetery. Mrs. Jone...
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Mary McDonald
Funeral services for Mary McDonald, 87, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Hollywood Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Sample officiating. The body will be placed in the ...
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gary ‘Randy’ Medley
Funeral services Gary Randall “Randy” Medley, 59, of Cornelia, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Pastor Don Samples officiating. Burial followed the service in H...
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas Keith ‘Doug’ Fry
Memorial services for Douglas Keith “Doug” Fry, 73, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, at Macedonia Baptist Church with the Rev. Ronnie Powell officiating. Mr. Fry died Sat...
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phimpha Ratanaxay
Funeral services for Phimpha Ratanaxay, 68, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with Dr. Craig Ward from Bethlehem Baptist Ch...
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bobby Gene Black
Memorial services for Bobby Gene Black, 73, of Clarkesville, were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, at Bethlehem Baptist Church with the Rev. Furman Lewis, the Rev. Tommy Stowe and the Rev. Craig...
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rev. Alvin L. Oakes Sr.
A homegoing celebration for the Rev. Alvin L. Oakes Sr., 86, of Demorest, was held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, in the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor Doug Porter and ...
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Melvin Kimbrell
Melvin Kimbrell, 60, of Lula, died Nov. 24, 2014. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Nov. 26, at Welcome Home Baptist Church. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home and Habersham Crematory, Corne...
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ann Jones Cathey
Funeral services for Ann Jones Cathey, 58, of Alto, were held at at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Tim Beasley, the Rev. J.R. Elrod and t...
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bobby Gene Black
Memorial services for Bobby Gene Black, 73, of Clarkesville, will be held at 11 a.m. today, Nov. 26, at Bethlehem Baptist Church with the Rev. Furman Lewis, the Rev. Tommy Stowe and the Rev. Craig ...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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William Macklin ‘Mack’ Waters
William Macklin “Mack” Waters, 68, of Carnesville, died Nov. 21, 2014. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Nov. 22 at Murray-Jackson-Roberts Family Cemetery. Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mark Bentley Lewallen
Funeral services for Mark Bentley Lewallen, 48, of Baldwin, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. James Morgan officiating. Burial fol...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lynn Gragg Deyton
Lynn Gragg Deyton, 57, of Clarkesville, died Nov. 22, 2014. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Nov. 24 in the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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William ‘Howard’ Pickens
Funeral services for William “Howard” Pickens, 92, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Nov. 26, at Clarkesville First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Phil Demore, the Rev. Jan ...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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