July 29, 2015
Obituaries

Teresa L. Davis
Teresa Lynne Davis, 52, of East Boggs Mountain Road, Tiger, died Monday night July 6, 2015, at her home in the Boggs Mountain community. Born in Clayton on March 30,1963, she was the daughter of th...
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William L. Howell
William L. Howell, 61, of Dunlap Street, Clayton, died Saturday, July 11, 2015, at his home. Born Dec. 27, 1953, in Miami, Florida, he was the son of the late Clarence C. Howell and Billie Frances ...
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Mike Hopkins
Mike Hopkins was born in Rome on Jan. 27, 1940, and died in Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta on April 4, 2015.
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Jesse V. Shirley Jr.
Jesse Vandiver Shirley Jr., 77, of Otto, North Carolina, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015.
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Carolyn R. Pitts Sanders
Carolyn Rebecca Pitts Sanders, 65, went home to be with her heavenly family after a long battle with cancer, Saturday, July 4, 2015.
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Braxton D. Bragg
Braxton Davis Bragg passed away peacefully in the arms of his parents on June 26, 2015 at 5:39am.
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Roger Merriman Henry
A lifelong Georgia native, outdoor enthusiast, athlete, simple yet complicated man who enriched the world around him, died on June 24, 2015, at the age of 87. He was born Oct. 28, 1927, at Emory Ho...
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Lamar Holcomb
Lamar Gordon Holcomb, 83, of Mountain City, died Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at his home. Born in Tiger on Oct. 17, 1931, he was the son of the late Gordon J. Holcomb and Effie A. Marcus Holcomb. He wa...
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William E. Hamlett
William Eugene Hamlett, 92, a resident of Rabun Gap, died at 12:15 p.m. Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Halcyon Hospice, Atlanta. He was born July 1, 1922, in Rochester, Indiana, a son of the late Phil...
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John L. Davis Jr.
John Larmon Davis Jr., 84, of Clayton, passed away June 28, 2015, at Mountain Lakes Medical Center in Clayton. He was born Dec.15, 1930, the son of the late Elizabeth and John Davis Sr. John and hi...
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Zoa Darnell
Zoa Darnell, 99, of Columbus, passed away at her home surrounded by her loved ones on Thursday, June 25, 2015. A celebration of her life was held at her home Sunday, June 28, 2015, from 2-5 p.m. Mr...
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Billy M. Benfield
Billy Marion Benfield, 79, of E. Wolf Creek Road, Clayton, and affectionately known as Bill, died Wednesday June 24, 2015, at Mountain Lakes Medical Center. Bill was the widower of Janey Watts Benf...
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George W. Underwood
George Wendell Underwood, 79, of Clayton, and Highlands, North Carolina, died peacefully at his home on June 16, 2015. Wendell was born in Atlanta on Jan. 25, 1936, and was the son of the late Geor...
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Frances E. Mason Miller
Mrs. Frances Elizabeth Mason Miller, 93, of Baldwin, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at the Oaks at Scenic View. Born Sept. 28, 1921, in Scaly Mountain, North Carolina, she was a daughter of ...
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Norma J. Unger
Norma Jane Unger was embraced by the arms of Jesus on June 18, 2015. She was born in Hillsboro, Kansas, on Sept. 28, 1928. She is survived by her three beloved children, Teresa Ann Derr, Sharon Kay...
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Helen J. VanDalsem Stokes
Graveside services for Helen Joan VanDalsem Stokes, 66, of Clarkesville, were held Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at 3 p.m. from the Oak Grove Cemetery in Americus. Mrs. Stokes passed away Saturday, June ...
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Virginia Rouse Lippetz
Virginia "Ginny" Rouse Lippetz, surrounded by loving family members, passed away peacefully on Feb. 23 due to complications from a ruptured brain aneurysm she had suffered in 2000. She was predecea...
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Cynthia L. Barnett
Cynthia L. Barnett, 89, a former resident of Rabun Gap most recently residing in Cocoa Beach, Florida, passed away June 6, 2015. She is survived by her children, Martha (Edward) Meadows, Geoffrey (...
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Virginia Rouse Lippetz
Virginia "Ginny" Rouse Lippetz, surrounded by loving family members, passed away peacefully on Feb. 23 due to complications from a ruptured brain aneurysm she had suffered in 2000. She was predecea...
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Joseph E. Sloan
Joseph Edward Sloan passed away peacefully in Atlanta on June 10, 2015, at the age of 91. He is survived by his wife of 65 years Margie; his children George, Jeff and Virginia; grandchildren Rebecc...
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Gwen J. Nunnally
Gwen J. Nunnally, 81, of Clayton, passed away May 29, 2015, at her residence surrounded by family and friends. Gwen actively served in the local hospital auxiliary for many years and was a faithful...
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Hiram A. Emory
Hiram A. Emory, 78, of Clayton, died Sunday, June 7, 2015, at Mountain Lakes Medical Center, Clayton.
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Betty S. McDonald Carpenter
Memorial services for Betty Sue McDonald Carpenter, 68, of Clayton, were held Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at 6 p.m., from the residence of Paul McDonald at 77 Browning Road, Sylva, North Carolina.
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Ronald W. Martin
Ronald Wayne Martin, 81, of Clayton, passed away at Habersham Medical Center Friday, May 29, 2015. He was born in Rabun County, and was the son of Fred Martin and Alene Dawkins Martin. In addition ...
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Catherine ‘Cathy’ Pritchett Gihl
Catherine “Cathy” Pritchett Gihl, of Rabun Gap, lost her long fight with cancer and passed away peacefully at her home Wednesday, May 27, 2015. She was born Nov. 2, 1937, in St. Louis, Missouri, th...
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Mary S. Booth Elrod
Mrs. Mary Stewart Booth Elrod, 66, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, of Danielsville, passed away Friday, May 29, 2015. Mary was born in Royston on Aug. 15, 1948, and was the daughter of the la...
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Jean E. Houck Norrie
Jean Evelyn Houck Norrie was born in Clayton. She was a daughter of the late Lee Turpin and Bertha Elizabeth Kell Houck. Jean was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. She is survived by th...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Denver Bruce Keener
Denver Bruce Keener, 91, of Wolffork Road, Rabun Gap, died at his home Friday, May 22, 2015. Born in Rabun County on Feb. 28, 1924, he was the son of the late Rockaway and Cleliar Johnson Keener. B...
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Marie L. Berliner
Marie Louise Berliner, 79, of Sautee, passed away Monday, May 25, 2015, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Berliner was born Sept. 4, 1935, in Tampa, Florida, to the late Leondias Red Wine a...
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Paisley L. Sutton
Miss Paisley Labreeze Sutton, 4-month-old infant daughter of Labraun and Brandi Sutton of Cartersville, died suddenly Thursday, May 14, 2015. She was born in Rome on Jan. 19, 2015. Paisley was a ha...
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Lewis Eugene Roane
Lewis Eugene Roane, 73, of Tiger, went to be with his Lord on Friday, May 15, 2015. He was a member of Head of Tennessee Baptist Church in Dillard. Lewis was preceded in death by his parents, Ed an...
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Olive B. Phelps
Olive Berniece Phelps, 93, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 15, 2015, after a short illness. Nana, Ma Phelps, Ms. Bea, Berniece were all names given by the ones that loved her and those she ...
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Courtney G. Reece
Courtney Grace Reece, 20, of Waleska, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015, from injuries sustained in an auto accident. Miss Reece was a member of the Hopewell Baptist Church in Clayton. She was an ho...
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Cooper L. Harbin Williams
Cooper Lee Harbin Williams, infant child of Stephen W. Harbin and Vanessa K. Williams, went to be with the Lord May 17, 2015. Cooper is survived by his parents, paternal grandparents Clint and Cher...
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Tom Green
Tom Green of Manchester, England, died April 12, 2015, after a long illness.   He will be deeply missed by his family — sister, Kitty Green Stratton of Toccoa, brother Patrick Green and family of E...
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Linda L. Seabolt Hulsey
Linda Lee Seabolt Hulsey, 73, of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at her residence following a sudden illness. Graveside services were held Friday, May 8, 2015, at 11 a.m. at Mem...
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Jennie Levall
Jennie Levall, 91, of Clayton, formerly of Belle Rive, Illinois, passed away Friday, May 8, 2015, at Mountain Lakes Medical Center in Clayton. Jennie was born Sunday, Nov. 11, 1923, in Jefferson Co...
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Knox L. Graggg
Knox L. Gragg, 63, of the Bridge Creek Community, Tiger, died unexpectedly Thursday night, April 30, 2015. Born in Habersham County on July 27, 1951, he was the son of the late Avery and Hallie Ken...
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Winnifred Brown
Winnifred Brown, 85, of Lakemont, passed away May 2, 2015, at Habersham Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Dr. Bernard L. and Winnifred Patricia Shackelford. She is survived by her hu...
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William W. Nichols
William Wylder Nichols, 20, of Lakemont, passed away April 29, 2015, in Houston County. He was born in Macon and was the son of Maurice Edwin Nichols and Susan Richardson Nichols. He was preceded i...
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