April 23, 2014
Obituaries

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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Anne Elizabeth Rehrig Hockman Densler
Anne Elizabeth Rehrig Hockman Densler, 88, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in Clayton. She was born on May 9, 1924, in Carpentersville, N.J., to Walter R. and Viola Sheninger Rehrig. Anne grew ...
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Michele Angela Gaglio
Michele Angela Gaglio, 41, of Wiley, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, May 2, 2013. She was born in Bronx, N.Y., to Paul James Gaglio, who preceded her in death, and Krystyna Dziedzic Gaglio. In a...
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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 7,194...
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Elton Drew Smith
Elton Drew Smith, 87, of Tiger, died Thursday May 2, 2013, at his residence. He was born Oct. 5, 1925, in Rabun County to the late Jiles W. and Alda Belle Smith. He was the husband of Fairy Mae Ell...
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Shirley Ann Giles Alexander
Shirley Ann Giles Alexander, 66, of Martin, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013, at her home. She was born July 23, 1946, to the late James Edward and Gisele Gilbert Thomas Giles. She was of the Cathol...
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Lucile Wright Singleton
Lucile Wright Singleton, 95, of Dillard, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013, at her residence with her family at her side. She was the daughter of the late Thomas Frank Wright and Ethel Shirley Wrig...
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Anne Elizabeth Rehrig Hockman Densler
Anne Elizabeth Rehrig Hockman Densler, 88, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in Clayton. She was born on May 9, 1924, in Carpentersville, N.J., to Walter R. and Viola Sheninger Rehrig. Anne grew ...
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Dondra Yvonne Stephens Keheley
Dondra Yvonne Stephens Keheley, 68, of Lakemont, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013, at her home. She was born Sept. 6, 1944, in Heard County to the late Neal and Sarah Williams Stephens. In addition ...
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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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Hugh Dennis Justus
Hugh Dennis Justus, 66, of Franklin, N.C., loving father, grandfather and husband, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013. He was born in Rabun County to the late Webb D. and Mae Baker Justus. He was ...
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Margaret Jane Lutz
Margaret Jane Lutz, 86, died peacefully Sunday, April  21, 2013, at her son’s home in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.. Jane was born Oct. 11, 1926, in Hurlock, Md., to Lynn and Mildred Mann. She moved to Cl...
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William Alvis ‘Dub’ Stafford
William Alvis “Dub” Stafford, 87, of Clarkesville (Lake Burton), passed away Sunday, April 21, 2013. He was born in The Rock to the late Sam Stafford Sr. and Ruth Phillips Stafford. In addition to ...
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Charlotte Cook
Charlotte Cook, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, passed into heaven early Friday morning, April 26, 2013, following an extended illness at her residence in Odessa, Texas. Charlotte was...
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Alvin Turner
Alvin Turner of Batesville passed away Monday, April 27, 2013. Mr. Turner is survived by: his wife of 55 years, Sandra Latham Turner; two sons, Joel Turner and wife Rocki of Orlando, Fla., and Jerr...
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Victor Lafayette Wilborn
Victor Lafayette Wilborn, 67, of Tallulah Falls, was called home to Heaven on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, following a brief illness. He was a Rabun County native and longtime resident. He was born May ...
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Virginia Buchanan Davis
Virginia Buchanan Davis, 57, of Franklin, N.C., passed away Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Angel Medical Center In Franklin. Virginia was born March 24, 1956, in Rabun County to the late Claude and Virg...
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Virginia ‘Ginger’ Bower Wunderlich
Virginia “Ginger” Bower Wunderlich, 86, of Demorest, passed away Monday, April 15, 2013.  Mrs. Wunderlich was born Oct. 25, 1926, in Salisbury, Md., to the late Ammon William and Eva Bowling Bower....
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Dan Marlow Loudermilk
Dan Marlow Loudermilk, 60, of Clayton, passed away at his home Sunday, April 14, 2013. He was born in Habersham County to Virgil and Polly Keller Loudermilk. He was preceded in death by his father ...
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Lynn Jerry Hollifield
Lynn Jerry Hollifield, 59, of Otto, N.C., passed away Friday, April 12, 2013. She was born in Clayton to Margaret English Hollifield and the late Odis Hollifield. In addition to her father, she was...
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Emily Rogers Tyler
Emily Rogers Tyler, 85, of Mountain City, died Monday night, March 18, 2013, at her residence. She was the widow of Cecil Harold Tyler. She was born March 28, 1926, in Clayton to the late Walter an...
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Gordon Lewis Anderson
Gordon Lewis Anderson, 68, of Clayton, died Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. He was the husband of Mildred Anderson. He was born June 20, 1944, in Bulloc...
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Gordon Lewis Anderson
Gordon Lewis Anderson, 68, of Clayton, died Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. He was the husband of Mildred Anderson. He was born June 20, 1944, in Bulloc...
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Lester Edward Murphy
Lester Edward Murphy, 82, passed on Monday, April 1, 2013. He was born June 14, 1930, in Grafton, W.Va., and resided in Clayton for the past 40 years. He served as a member of the U.S. Army Reserve...
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Thomas ‘Wayne’ Thompson
Thomas “Wayne” Thompson, 71, Germanton, N.C., died April 3, 2013 at W.G. “Bill” Hefner VA Medical Center, Liberty Lane Hospice House in Salisbury, N.C., after a period of declining health. Wayne wa...
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Carl Watts Jr.
Carl Watts Jr., 81, of Clayton, died Friday, April 5, 2013, at his residence with his loving family by his side. He was the husband of the late Ella Beck Watts. He was born March 31, 1932, in Clayt...
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Loretta Pelletier Lariviere
Loretta Pelletier Lariviere, 100, of Clayton, died Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at her residence with her loving family by her side. She was the widow of Leo Lariviere. She was born May 23, 1912, in T...
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Joyce Daniel Bond
Joyce Daniel Bond of Avondale Estates died Monday, April 1, 2013. Mrs. Bond was a former resident of Elberton and Mountain City. She graduated from Elberton High School in 1954. Mrs. Bond was a lov...
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Keith Tyra ‘Ty’ Queen
Keith Tyra “Ty” Queen, 60, of Clayton, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Mountain Lakes Medical Center. He was born in Rabun County to the late Lamon Oliver “Jack” Queen and Fay Knott McMull...
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Cleo Patricia Mercer Stanford
Cleo Patricia Mercer Stanford, 86, of Sylvania, died Thursday morning, March 28, 2013, at the Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Facility in Statesboro. Cleo was born in Sylvania to the late Samuel an...
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