January 29, 2015
Obituaries

Margaret Patton Caudelle
Funeral services for Margaret Patton Caudelle, 84, of Lula, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, at Enon Baptist Church with the Rev. Loyd Martin and the Rev. Josh Harrington officiating. Burial fo...
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Lois Helsel Cox
Memorial services for Lois Helsel Cox, 77, of Clarkesville are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at Bethlehem Baptist Church. The service will include a time for those who would like to shar...
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Guy Joseph Payne
Guy Joseph Payne, 99, of Homer, died Jan. 15, 2015. Graveside services were held, 11 a.m. Jan. 17 at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church cemetery. Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc.
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Ruth Marchbanks
Ruth Marchbanks, 89, of Clarkesville, formerly of Lula, died Jan. 15, 2015. Memorial services were held at 6 p.m. Jan. 17, Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
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Mary Helen James Burrell
Funeral services for Mary Helen James Burrell, 88, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Jan. 16, at Level Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Brian James and the Rev. Terry Rice officiating....
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J.C. ‘Bull’ Ramey Jr.
J.C. “Bull” Ramey Jr., 80, of Helen, died Jan. 13, 2015. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Habersham Crematory of Cornelia.
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Lois Helsel Cox
Lois Helsel Cox, 77, of Clarkesville, died Jan. 11, 2015. Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Jan. 24 at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.
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New Year’s meal had to wait on cold
Well, I hope you all had a great Christmas. We did! However, a week before Christmas I got what I thought was the sniffles and then a sore throat. This went on and off for several days – one day be...
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Donna Joyce Davidson Wylie
Donna Joyce Davidson Wylie, 63, of Alto, died Jan. 10, 2015. A memorial service will be held at noon, Jan. 17, at Habersham Church of Christ. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Sidney L. Townsend
Sidney L. Townsend, 78, of Demorest, died Jan. 12, 2014. Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Jan. 15, at Bethel Temple Congregational Holiness Church Cemetery. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Fu...
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Donald Lee Rogers
Donald Lee Rogers, 77, of Homer, died Jan. 12, 2015. Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Jan. 17, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel in Baldwin.
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Rena West
Funeral services for Rena B. West, a long-time loyal resident, beloved teacher, community organizer and stalwart of Cornelia, will be as follows: a wake will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, ...
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Frank Culpepper Wood
Memorial services for Frank Culpepper Wood, 76, of Atlanta, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at the chapel of Ingram Funeral Home with Dr. Bob Jolly officiating. The family will receive...
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Christine Turner Eller
Funeral services for Christine Turner Eller, 81, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, at Whitfield North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Donald Grizzle and the Rev. David Nix officiati...
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Rennie McEntire Tomlin
Funeral services for Rennie McEntire Tomlin, 97, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 3 p.m. today, Jan. 14, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Scott Ledbetter and the ...
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Ethel Virginia London Loggins
Funeral services for Ethel Virginia London Loggins, 84, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, at Fairfield Baptist Church with the Rev. Dave Fortner, the Rev. Austin Kelley and Dr. Keit...
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Walker Jerome McFalls
Walker Jerome McFalls, infant son of Thomas Jerome and Lorrie Lynn Brock McFalls of Toccoa, passed away peacefully into the arms of the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at his residence surrounded ...
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Lawrence Sheppard
Funeral services for Lawrence Sheppard, 91, of the Batesville community, were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at Providence Baptist Church. Burial followed the service in the church cemetery. Mr....
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Alice Stamey Moore Ward
Funeral services for Alice Stamey Moore Ward, 83, of Alto, were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9, at Hillside Memorial Chapel. Burial followed the service in Victory Baptist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Ward...
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Paul Vollmer Sr.
Funeral services for Paul Vollmer Sr., 93, of Monroe, formerly of Demorest, were held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, in the chapel of Meadows Funeral Home. Burial was in Georgia National Cemetery. Mr. ...
Jan 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Shiohira
Funeral services for John Shiohira, 59, of Baldwin, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel with the Rev. Mark Thomas and Bill Lockwood officiating. Bur...
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Lawrence Sheppard
Funeral services for Lawrence Sheppard, 91, of the Batesville community, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at Providence Baptist Church. Burial will follow the service in the church cemeter...
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Claire Roberts DeLand
Claire Roberts DeLand, 68, of Cornelia, died Jan. 6, 2015. Memorial services will be announced at a later date. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home and Habersham Crematory, Cornelia.
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Lloyd Cecil Smith
Lloyd Cecil Smith, 52, of Alto, died Jan. 7, 2015. Memorial services will be announced at a later date. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home and Habersham Crematory, Cornelia.
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Alice Stamey Moore Ward
Alice Stamey Moore Ward, 83, of Alto, died Jan. 7, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Jan. 9, at Hillside Memorial Chapel. The family will receive friends at the funeral home pr...
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Pashie Payne Towery
Pashie Payne Towery, 84, of Clarkesville, died Jan. 1, 2015. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Jan. 4, at New Hope Baptist Church. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Barry Stephen Taylor Sr.
Funeral services for Barry Stephen Taylor Sr., 79, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 1 p.m. today, Jan. 7, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Yonah Memorial...
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Eva C. Adams
Funeral services for Eva C. Adams, 85, of Baldwin, formerly of Lawrenceville, were held at 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel with Jay Dillard officiating. Burial followed at G...
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Ervalee Virginia Young Long
Funeral services for Ervalee Virginia Young Long, 77, of Baldwin, were held at 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel in Baldwin with the Rev. Thomas Blackwell officiating. ...
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Stella Burton Cook
Funeral services for Stella Burton Cook, 85, of Alto, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Jan. 7, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Raymond Payne and the Rev. Harrill Mill...
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Winell Head Seabolt
Funeral services for Winell Head Seabolt, 77, of Clarkesville were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 5, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. W.A. Jenkins and the Rev. Craig Dale officiating. Burial...
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Hazel Gibson Nation
Funeral services for Hazel Gibson Nation, 77, of Demorest, are scheduled for 3 p.m. today, Jan. 7, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Lisa Graves and the Rev. Cha...
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Ethelene White Hooper
Ethelene White Hooper, 91, of Lula, died Jan. 2, 2015. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Jan. 5, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Alfred Erwin Stroud
Funeral services for Alfred Erwin Stroud, 84, of Clarkesville were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Mark Stroud officiating. Burial followed the service in H...
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Rachel Mae Wood Franklin
Funeral services for Rachel Mae Wood Franklin, 76, of Mt. Airy were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 2, at Antioch Baptist Church with the Rev. Walter Singletary, the Rev. Roy Rogers, and the Rev. Eddi...
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Doris Stonecypher Roper
On April 8, 1932, God sent a sweet angel named Doris and called her back to Heaven on Jan. 1, 2015. Celebration of Life services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, at Bethlehem Baptist Church, wit...
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Wynn Robertson
Wynn Robertson, 88, of Mt. Airy, died Dec. 29, 2014. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Dec. 31 at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
Jan 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reba Nelle Jones
Reba Nelle Jones, 92, died Dec. 28, 2014. A Celebration of Life was held at 2 p.m. Dec. 31, 2014, at Hickory Flat United Methodist Church. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
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Bret Brittingham
Bret Brittingham, 96, of Demorest, died Dec. 29, 2014. Memorial services were held at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 30, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Demorest. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Ho...
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Michael ‘Mike’ Crawford
Funeral services for Michael “Mike” Crawford, 63, of Alto, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Jan. 2, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest with the Rev. Roy Rogers officiating. Burial wil...
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