July 12, 2014
Obituaries

W. Jesse Key
W. Jesse Key, 58, of Clayton, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at his residence. He was born March 30, 1956, in Franklin, N.C., to Helen McDowell Key of Clayton and the late William Joe Key. He was a m...
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James Arthur Northcutt
James Arthur Northcutt, 77, of Morrow, passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. He was born in Grundy County, Tenn., to the late John Lawson Northcutt Sr. a...
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Carolyn Eileen Sale Loper
Carolyn Eileen Sale Loper, 70, of Clayton, went to her heavenly home on Sunday, May 11, 2014. Born Aug. 31, 1943, in Gulfport, Miss., she was the only daughter of Harvey and Mallie Cook Sale. She l...
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Sarah Dorothy York
Sarah Dorothy York, 89, of Clayton, died May 11, 2014, at her residence with her family by her side. She was the widow of John H. York. She was born May 28, 1924, in Rabun Gap to the late Emory G. ...
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Cleon Egbert Heard
Cleon Egbert Heard, 68, of Lakemont, passed away at his residence Thursday, May 8, 2014. He was born in Forsyth County to the late Egbert Archie Heard and Mamie Genelia Whitmire Heard. In addition ...
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Joseph Ervin Foster
Joseph Ervin Foster, 95, of Burnsville, N.C., passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Mountain Manor Assisted Living. A native of York, S.C., he was a son of the late John and Bessie Branch Foster ...
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Elick J. Wilburn
Elick J. Wilburn, 72, a lifelong resident of Clayton, passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014, with his loving family by his side. He was born Nov. 4, 1941 to the late Elick and Reba Wilburn. In addition...
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James Loyd ‘J. L.’ Smith
James Loyd “J. L.” Smith, 75, of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. He was born April 10, 1939, in Habersham County to the late Henry Loyd Smith and Ge...
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Marcia Lorraine Smith Carpenter
Marcia Lorraine Smith Carpenter, 85, of Clayton, passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014. She was born July 28, 1928, to the late William Jesse Smith and Maude Jones Smith. In addition to her parents, ...
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Weda Nichols Bryson
Weda Nichols Bryson, 87, of Clayton, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. She was born Sept. 7, 1926, in Towns County to Glen Nichols and Lola Eller. She ...
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Evelyn Sue Gibson
Evelyn Sue Gibson, 67, of Mountain City, passed away Sunday, May 4, 2014. She was born Aug. 3, 1946, in Rabun County to the late James Carl Gibson and Mary Louise McDowell Gibson. In addition to he...
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Joseph Ervin Foster
Joseph Ervin Foster, 95, of Burnsville, N.C., passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Mountain Manor Assisted Living. A native of York, S.C., he was a son of the late John and Bessie Branch Foster ...
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Bernice Frady Irvin
Bernice Frady Irvin, 85, of Mount Airy, passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at home. Mrs. Irvin was born Feb. 8, 1929, in Claymont, Delaware, to the late Zebulon Vance and Myrtle Garrett Frady. Sh...
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Dorothy Ann Shaw Johnson
Dorothy Ann Shaw Johnson, 74, of Clayton, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014, at her residence. She was born on Long Island, N.Y., to Arthur Shaw and Lois Crotwell Shaw. In addition to her parents, ...
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Hubert Harold Thompson Jr.
Hubert Harold Thompson Jr., 71, of Tiger, passed away Monday, April 28, 2014, at his residence. He was a lifelong resident of Rabun County and was the son of Hubert Harold Thompson Sr. and Tessie M...
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Dorothy Ann Shaw Johnson
Dorothy Ann Shaw Johnson, 74, of Clayton, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014, at her residence. She was born on Long Island, N.Y., to Arthur Shaw and Lois Crotwell Shaw. In addition to her parents, ...
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Dorothy A. Goss Welborn
Dorothy A. Goss Welborn, 85, of Tiger, affectionately known as “Maw,” died Friday, April 18, 2014, at Mountain Lakes Medical Center. She was born Feb. 22, 1929, in Commerce to the late William and ...
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Tom Runion
Tom Runion, 82, of Mountain City, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at his residence. He was the widower of Ethel Hopper Runion. He was born March 15, 1932, in Rabun County to the late Gus and Leola G...
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Madge Brooks
God called his Angel home Sunday, April 13, 2014, as Madge Brooks, 70, entered into his presence. Mrs. Brooks was a homemaker and a member of Rockbridge Baptist Church in Norcross. She is survived ...
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Hazel Campbell Brooks
Hazel Campbell Brooks, 91, entered into rest Monday, March 24, 2014, in Clayton. She was the wife of the late Romallas Brooks. She was preceded in death by her son, Lawrence Allen Campbell. Family ...
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Richard A. Coffey
Richard A. Coffey, 49, of Rabun Gap, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. He was the husband of Kerri Merritt Coffey. He was born June 21, 1964, in Cin...
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Carl Newton Rogers
Carl Newton Rogers, 95, of Dillard, passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014. He was born June 8, 1918, in Macon County, N.C., to the late William Thomas Rogers and Marinda McCall Rogers. In addition t...
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Eloise Ann Hopely
Eloise Ann Hopely, 71, of Otto, N.C., died Monday, March 24, 2014, at Angel Medical Center in Franklin, N.C. She was born April 12, 1942, in Lapier, Mich., to the late James A. and Eula F. Sweet Bu...
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Richard Lloyd ‘Dick’ Foster
Richard Lloyd “Dick” Foster, 91, of Pinson, Ala., and formerly of Clayton, passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2014. He served as an Army medic during World War II and participated in the battle of Lu...
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Mary Elizabeth Speed Bryson
Mary Elizabeth Speed Bryson, 68, of Clayton, went home to her Heavenly Home on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at her residence, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. She was a lifelong resi...
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Chastine ‘Teenie’ Ruby Moore Howell
Chastine “Teenie” Ruby Moore Howell, 93, of Clayton, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. She was born in Roswell to John William Moore and Ruby Grace Webb Moore...
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Claude Michael Shankle
Claude Michael Shankle, 65, of Clayton, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014, at his residence. He was born May 7, 1948, in St. Petersburg, Fla. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietna...
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Douglas Carter Davidson
Douglas Carter Davidson, 90, of Turnerville, passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014. He was born May 7, 1923 in Turnerville, to the late Dolph Columbus Davidson and Annie Cleo Dawkins Davidson. Mr. ...
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Louie Alfred Davis Jr.
Louie Alfred Davis Jr., 78, of Rome, passed away Thursday, March 27, 2014, in a local hospital. Mr. Davis was born Nov. 5, 1935, in Cedartown to the late Louie Alfred Davis Sr. and the late Louise ...
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Carlton Lesley Coffee
Carlton Lesley Coffee, 50, of Wiley, affectingly known as “Cotton,” died Saturday, March 29, 2014, at his home. He was born March 11, 1964, in Rabun County to the late Len Coffee and Evelyn Stancil...
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Charlie ‘Hoyt’ Ramey
Charlie “Hoyt” Ramey, 84, of Lakemont, went to be with the Lord and his precious Barbara on Saturday, March 29, 2014. Hoyt was born in Rabun County to the late Burch and Essie Page Ramey. He gradua...
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Conni Corey Johnson
Conni Corey Johnson, born October 4, 1948, passed away suddenly Monday, March 24, 2014. Conni was born in Rochester, Minn., to David W. and Jeanne B. Corey. She was raised in Mitchell, S.D., with h...
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Margaret Louise Trowbridge
Margaret Louise Trowbridge, 87, of Clayton, passed away Feb. 23, 2014. Born Oct. 1, 1926, Louise enjoyed gardening, canning and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her child...
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Sally Bangs Lockhart
Sally Bangs Lockhart, 83, of Lee’s Summit, Mo., made her final journey home Friday, March 14, 2014. She was born July 18, 1930, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Ella and Adrian Bangs. She attended Lenox Hill ...
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David Eugene Conner
David Eugene Conner, 65, passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014. He resided in Mountain City. David was a U.S. Army veteran and served during the Vietnam War. He worked as a truck driver most of his li...
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Robert Edward Crunkleton
Robert Edward Crunkleton, 82, of Clayton, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. He was born in Rabun County to the late David Thomas Crunkleton and Maude McClai...
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Muriel Anne McDonough
Muriel Anne McDonough, 83, of Dillard, died Friday, March 14, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Muriel was born Oct. 18, 1930, in Newark, N.J., to Gordon Wilson and Olive Ursula Rogers. Sh...
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Billy Daniel
Billy Daniel, 82, of Clayton, died Tuesday morning, March 11, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. He was born March 6, 1932, in Birmingham, Ala., to the late Guy and Mary Grac...
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Lois Marshall Erickson
Lois Marshall Erickson, 84, of Clayton, died Monday, March 17, 2014, at her residence. She was the widow of John H. Erickson. She was born Dec. 20, 1929, in Detroit to the late Chester and Irene He...
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Frankie B. McCall Tallent
Frankie B. McCall Tallent, 80, of Clayton, died Tuesday night, March 4, 2014, at Macon Valley Nursing Home in Franklin, N.C. She was the widow of Harry Ralph Tallent. She was born Aug. 14, 1933, in...
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