September 21, 2014
Obituaries

Richard H. Schuh
Richard H. Schuh, 72, of St. Petersburg, Fla., died Sunday, July 21, 2013, surrounded by family. Born in St. Petersburg, he graduated from Boca Ciega High School in 1958 and then later from Embry-R...
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Bernice Smith Scruggs
Bernice Smith Scruggs, 88 of Brevard, N.C., passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at Tore’s Home. She was born June 2,1925, in Habersham County to the late Oscar and Bessie Maude Smith. Mrs. Scruggs ...
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Aage Jensen
Aage Jensen, 83, passed away peacefully at his beloved Sky Valley home on Thursday, July 18, 2013, after a brief illness. Mr. Jensen was born Nov. 15, 1929, in Copenhagen. In 1954, he came to the U...
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Francis K. ‘Smokey’ Williams
Francis K. “Smokey” Williams, 90, of Gainesville, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, in his Willow Brooke Court residence. Smokey was born Feb. 17, 1923, in Lynchburg, Va. He received a bachelor’s degr...
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Tommy Lee Floyd
Tommy Lee Floyd, 65, of Toccoa, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013. Born in Royston, he was a son of Mozelle Yearwood Cabe and the late Aaron Floyd Jr. He was a graduate of Toccoa High School and ...
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Leslie Paul Owens
Leslie Paul Owens, 59, of Clayton, died Thursday, July 18, 2013, in Walhalla, S.C. He was born Nov, 6, 1953, in Rabun County to the late Wayne Lesley Owens and Annie Sue Chastain Owens. He was empl...
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Dean J. Ezell
Dean J. Ezell, 84, of the Warwoman community, Clayton, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013 in Atlanta. He was born in Hickory, N.C., to the late Joseph and Mary Bass Ezell. He was a retired insurance adm...
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Sanford Reno Fountain
Sanford Reno Fountain, 79, of Rabun Gap, passed away on Friday, July 19, 2013. He was born Dec. 13, 1933, in Rabun County to Thomas Fountain Sr. and Vassie Garland Fountain. He graduated from Rabun...
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Jimmie Austin Harris
Jimmie Austin Harris, 72, of Clayton, died at 8:45 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2013, from an extended illness. He was the husband of Dorothy Harris. He was born May 29, 1941, in Commerce to the late Will...
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Donna Norris Hunnicutt
Donna Norris Hunnicutt, 43, of Clayton, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013. She was born April 20, 1970, in Clayton to Donny Norris and Lorene Justus Norris. She was a real estate saleswoman and was of the...
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Amanda Jean Ramey Geisler
Amanda Jean Ramey Geisler, 33, of Sylva, N.C., and formerly of Clayton, unexpectedly fell asleep in death Thursday, July 11, 2013. Amanda was born in Seneca, S.C., to Ronald Gene Ramey and Carla En...
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Hoyt Allen Thomas Sr.
Hoyt Allen Thomas Sr., age 82, of Otto, NC, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at a local nursing home. He was a native of Macon County, the son of the late Harley and Fannie Bradley Thomas. He i...
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William Robert “Bob” Williamson
William Robert “Bob” Williamson, 71, of Clayton, died from interstitial lung disease on May 26, 2013, at Angel Medical Center in Franklin, N.C. Bob grew up in Lee County. He served in the Army Secu...
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Charlie Green
Charles S. (Charlie) Green, 59, of Dotson Street, Mountain City, Georgia, died Monday June 24, 2013 in Mountain Lakes Medical Center. He was born July 17, 1953 in Highlands, NC, to the late Harvey ...
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Evelyn Watts Mobley
Evelyn Watts Mobley passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013. She was the wife of the late Samuel P. Mobley. Evelyn was one of six children born to the late Hubert D and Ethel Baker Watts of Rabun Count...
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Geneva Hopper Aycock
Geneva Hopper Aycock, 76, of Rabun Gap, died Wednesday night, June 26, 2013, at Mountain View Health Care. She was the widow of Jadie Clifford Aycock. She was born March 19, 1937, to the late John ...
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Stanley E. ‘Butch’ Darnell
Stanley E. “Butch” Darnell, 64, of Rabun Gap, passed away Friday, June 21, 2013, at his residence. He was born Dec. 5, 1948, in Clayton to the late Hubert High and Ruth Norton Darnell. He is surviv...
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Jacqueline Ann Darnell
Jacqueline Ann Darnell, 75, of Rabun Gap, died Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Emory University Hospital after an extended illness. She was born May 24, 1938, in Rabun County to the late Brye Leman Dar...
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Marie Taylor Browning
Marie Taylor Browning, 88, died Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in Macon. Mrs. Browning was born in Dothan, Ala., to the late Elizabeth King Taylor and Robert Joshua Taylor. Marie dedicated her life to ser...
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Irene Beck Smith
Irene Beck Smith, 89, of Tiger, died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at her residence. She was the widow of James Sherman Smith. She was born in the Warwoman community to the late Fred and Laura Dockins B...
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Margaret Talley Chastain
Margaret Talley Chastain, 82, of Rabun Gap, died Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Mountain Lakes Medical Center. She was born April 13, 1931, in Highlands, N.C., to the late John and Effie Talley. She li...
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Nancy Thompson Purcel
Nancy Thompson Purcell, 62, of Lakemont and formerly of Tifton, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2013, at her home. She was born Dec. 31, 1950, in Tift County to the late Marshall L. Thompson and Bes...
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Dorothy ‘Dot’ Randall Oxford
Dorothy “Dot” Randall Oxford, formerly of Clayton and St. Petersburg, Fla., passed away Thursday, May 30, 2013, at her home in Atlanta after a valiant battle with breast cancer. She was preceded in...
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Irene Beck Smith
Irene Beck Smith, 89, of Tiger, died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at her residence. She was the widow of James Sherman Smith. She was born in the Warwoman community to the late Fred and Laura Dockins B...
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Esta Mae Childers
Esta Mae Childers, 93, of Tiger, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at CannonWood Village. She was born in Franklin, N.C., to Humphrey Elijah Childers and Alice Morrison Childers. She was a purch...
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J.C. Love
J.C. Love, 71, of Mountain City, died Monday, June 3, 2013, at Mountain Lakes Medical Center. He was born Nov. 20, 1941, in Rabun County to Allene Justus Church and the late J.D. Love. He retired f...
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Howard Ernest Prater
Howard Ernest Prater, 96, of Clayton, died Thursday, May 30, 2013. He was born Oct. 18, 1916, in Hayesville, N.C., to William Isaac and Cora Matheson Prater. After teaching school in Rabun County, ...
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Thomas Howell “Tommy” Lovell
Thomas Howell “Tommy” Lovell, 75, of Tiger, died Saturday, May 25, 2013, at his residence. He was the husband of Joyce Nichols Lovell for 56 years. He was born Dec. 7, 1937, in Rabun County to the ...
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Brenda Carroll Mott
Brenda Carroll Mott, of Tiger, died Thursday, May 23, 2013, at her home. In addition to her husband of 49 years, Bob Mott, she is survived by: her daughter and son-in-law, Paige and T.R. Williams o...
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The Rev. Charles Alexander Ledford
The Rev. Charles Alexander Ledford, 85, of Franklin, N.C., passed away Thursday, May 23, 2013, at his residence after an extended illness. He was born July 21, 1927, in DeKalb County to the late Ch...
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George Earl Keener
George Earl Keener, 67, of Clayton, died Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. Earl was the widower of Darlene Malcom Keener. He was born Nov. 1, 1945, in Rabun...
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Charles Edward Moore
Charles Edward Moore, 64, husband of Conda Katie Hembree Moore of Long Creek, S.C., died Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville, N.C. He was born in Clayton to the...
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George H. Kramer Jr.
George H. Kramer Jr. passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at Halcyon Hospice House in Atlanta. Mr. Kramer was born Nov. 18, 1935, in Blackwater, Mo., to George and Geneva Kramer. He earned a bachelor...
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Thomas Ramey Sr.
Thomas Ramey Sr., 83, of Clayton, passed away Monday, May 20, 2013, at his home after several years of declining health. He was born Aug. 6, 1930, in Tiger, and he lived in Rabun County his entire ...
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William Harry Keener
William Harry Keener, 89, of Clayton died Friday, May 17, 2013, at his residence. He was born June 2, 1923, in Rabun County to the late William Marcus Keener and Martha Hopkins Keener. He was the w...
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Joyce Cheek Maples
Joyce Cheek Maples, of Clayton, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, after a long battle with cancer. She was born in Habersham County to Dewitt and Violet Eubanks Cheek. She grew up in Rabun County and ...
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George Frank ‘Jerky’ Hernlen Jr.
George Frank “Jerky” Hernlen Jr., 80, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at Mountain View Health Care. She was born June 6, 1932, in Augusta to the late George Frank Hernlen Sr. and Katie Bell Reece Hernle...
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Ferdinand B. ‘Fred’ Rombout
Ferdinand B. “Fred” Rombout, 85, of Lakemont, died Friday, May 3, 2013. He was born in Indonesia and lived in the Netherlands, Brazil, Connecticut, Florida and Georgia. He was an accomplished maste...
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Clara Ruth Burrell Thompson
Clara Ruth Burrell Thompson, 88, of Clayton, passed away Friday, May 10, 2013, at her residence with her family at her side. She was the widow of T. Grover Thompson, her husband of 65 years who die...
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Victor Lafayette Wilborn
Victor Lafayette Wilborn, 67,of Tallulah Falls, was called home to heaven on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, after a brief illness. He was a Rabun County native and longtime resident. He was born May 7, 19...
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