September 18, 2014
Obituaries

Berry Broach Jr.
William Berry Broach, Jr. who was best known to his family and friends as “Papa Berry” departed this life on the second day of September, 2014. A native of Rome, Georgia, Berry was born on January ...
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Earnest Stepp
The Rev. Earnest Stepp, age 94 of Blue Ridge went home to be with his Lord on Sept. 7, 2014. The Rev. Stepp was born April 16, 1920 in Fannin County, GA to the late Clifford Hayden and Gertrude Hig...
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Dorothy Sellers
Dorothy Marie Sellers, age 87 of Blue Ridge, Georgia passed on Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at Heritage Healthcare of Blue Ridge in Blue Ridge, Georgia. She was born, January 29, 1927 in Ellijay,...
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Jeff Chastain
Jefferson “Jeff” Gordon Chastain, of Blue Ridge, died on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Deane Chastain; stepson, Eddy (Pat) Garrison; brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles a...
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Bill Creamer Jr.
Lieutenant Colonel William “Bill” E. Creamer Jr., USAF, Ret., died September 1, 2014, at Union County Hospital in Blairsville, Georgia. Bill was born July 24, 1929 in Medford, Massachusetts, son of...
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Carole Wooten
Carole D Wooten, age 68, wife of DR M K Wooten passed away Saturday, August 30, 2014 in her home. Carole was a loving mother and grandmother and a devoted wife. The passing of her husband of 48 yea...
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Antoinette Theet
Antoinette Theet, age 90, of Blue Ridge, GA died Thursday September 4, 2014. Mrs. Theet was born January 18, 1924 in Buffalo, New York to the late Joseph and Mary Schweitzer. She is preceded in dea...
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Linda Kirkland
Linda Maxine Kirkland, age 59, of Jasper, passed away August 27, 2014 at the Tranquility Hospice Facility in Marietta. Mrs. Kirkland was born July 23, 1955 in Copper Hill, TN to the late John Willa...
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Alfred Causey Sr.
Alfred G. Causey, Sr., 86, known by his family and friends as “Gordon,” passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from complications of pneumonia. He was residing in the Willow Brook Skilled Nursing ...
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Kullen Rhodes
Kullen Marshall Kroft Rhodes, son of Marshall and Barbara Rhodes, died on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Other survivors include brother, Khalon Rhodes; grandparents, Diane andJohnny Ritchie, Harold Rh...
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Martin Wooten
Martin K Wooten, (DR M K Wooten) age 69, of Morganton GA passed away Tues Aug 12, 2014 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga TN. DR Wooten has lived a Blessed life and shared his Blessings by helping...
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Vertie Blackburn
Vertie M. Blackburn, age 74, of Blue Ridge, passed away August 23, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. Blackburn was born August 31, 1939 in Jonesboro, ME, to Mrs. Elsie Schencks. A member of the First Bap...
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Ruth Mason
Ruth Evelyn Boring Mason, age 83, a resident of Clare Bridge in Cleveland, TN, formerly of Turtletown, TN, departed this life for her heavenly reward on Sunday, August 24, 2014. She was preceded in...
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Martha Davenport
Martha Farmer Davenport of Chesterfield, Va., formerly of Crofton, Md. and Mineral Bluff, Ga., went to be with the Lord August 25, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Davenport J...
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Joe Stillwell
Joseph “Joe” Glenn Stillwell, 73 of Canton, Ga., passed away on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Survivors are his wife of forty-one years, Marilyn Curtis Stillwell; son, Timothy Stillwell; daughter, Jeanett...
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Joe Chancey
Joseph William “Joe” Chancey, age 95, of the Boardtown community, Ellijay, Georgia died on Wednesday evening, August 20, 2014, at his residence. Joe was born November 26, 1918 in Ellijay, Georgia t...
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Rasem Malley
Rasem Musa Malley, CMSGT USAF retired, passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 in Florence, S.C. after an illness. Mr. Malley was the husband of Diane Eller Malley for 35 years. He was the loving father ...
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Onibee Swanson
Onibee Swanson, 85, of Farner, Tennessee died Friday, August 22, 2014 in Fannin Regional Hospital in Blue Ridge, Georgia. She was a native of Cherokee County but had been living in Polk County sinc...
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Cecile Penfold
Cecile Louise Hall Cate Penfold was born October 13, 1924, in Knoxville, Tennessee, to Fannie Bell Thompson Hall and Claude Vernon, Hall, Sr. She graduated from Central High School in Knoxville, at...
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Trudy Byrd
Gertrude “Trudy” Byrd, age 77 of McCaysville, Georgia, passed away August 9, 2014 at her home with her loving family with her. Mrs. Byrd was born November of 1936 in Germany, to the late Karl Wilhe...
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Stella Waters
Stella Elaine Underwood Waters, 85, of Morganton, went to be with the Lord Sunday, August 10, 2014. Mrs. Waters was born February 8, 1929 to the late Doctor Prince Underwood and Rady Elaine Woody U...
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Joyce Adams
Joyce Annette Adams, age 55, of Mineral Bluff, passed away August 11, 2014 at the Fannin Regional Hospital. Joyce was born August 27, 1958 in Fannin County, GA to the late Vernon Adams and the late...
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Ernest Tucker
Ernest Lee Tucker, age 82, of Blue Ridge, Georgia, formerly of Douglasville, passed away Monday, August 4, 2014. He was born on July 17, 1932 in Douglas County, the son of the late Herschel and Mau...
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Clarence Banks
Clarence Ricky Banks, age 54, of Creekside Dr., Ellijay, Ga. died Tuesday August 12, 2014. Survivors include: wife; Debra Belcher of Ellijay, son: Brandon Hicks, Blue Ridge, brother Thomas Banks, E...
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Tom Jervis
Tom Jervis, 84, passed away in his home on Saturday, August 16 2014. He was in the arms of his family. Tom was born on July 14, 1930 in Newark, N.J. He moved his family to Blue Ridge, GA after reti...
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Sharon Rodvan
Sharon Ann Lawrence Rodvan, age 66, of Heritage Health Care of Blue Ridge, GA died on Saturday, August 9, 2014 Survivors are, daughters, Rhonda Rodvan and Sherry Lawrence; son, Jay Rodvan; brother,...
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Carson Long
Master Carson Bobby Long, died on Thursday, August 14, 2014. Survivors are parents, Courtney Ware and Calvin Long; maternal grandparents, Anthony and Sheila Ware; paternal grandparents, Terrie and ...
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Debra Deal
Debra Jo Deal, age 58 of Copperhill, TN passed away on Saturday, August 9, 2014. Survivors are daughters, Michele Grimes, Connie Jo Gourley and Dawn Ballew; brothers, Mike Patterson and Danny Patte...
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Ralph Green
Ralph Virlen Green, age 83 of Blue Ridge, passed away August 3, 2014 at the Copper Basin Medical Center. Mr. Green was born March 5, 1931 in Copperhill, TN to the late Floyd Green and the late Rhon...
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Estelle Gilliam
Estelle Ellen Loudermilk Gilliam, age 94, of Blue Ridge, died Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Gerald and Judy Gilliam; daughter and son-in-law, Joan and Rand...
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Ronald Kendall
Ronald V. Kendall, age 53 of Morganton, passed away suddenly on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at his home. Mr. Kendall was born May 3, 1961 in Copperhill, TN, to the late George Reed Kendall and Mae Howe...
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Joseph Harris
In Loving Memory of Joseph Adam Harris, March 18, 1988 - May 16, 2014. Joseph was born in Leesburg, Va. and lived in Naples, Fla. for 12 years. He moved to Blue Ridge, Ga. in 2006 and graduated fro...
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Jane Jensen
“Let your name evoke smiles, stories, and warm feelings when you’re remembered.” -JEJ Jane Elizabeth Jensen, veteran, teacher, writer, fiber artist, musician, and community volunteer, passed away o...
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Robert Beaver
Robert David Beaver, age 63 of Morganton, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014 at the Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, TN. Mr. Beaver was born February 2, 1951 in Ducktown, TN to the late Cliff...
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Maude Wrider
Maude Elizabeth Wrider, age 85, of Mineral Bluff, GA died on Thursday, July 24, 2014. She is survived by several nieces, nephews, and a number of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were ...
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Sib Rose
Sylvia Louise, “Sib” Stiles Rose, age 69, of Cleveland, TN passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014. She is survived by children, Mike Rose, Dwayne Rose and Malinda Storeziger; siblings, Bobby Stiles, R...
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Paul Coleman
Paul Dennis Coleman, age 91, of Epworth, GA passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014. He is survived by son, Phillip Dennis Coleman, daughters, Cathy Elaine (Larry) Cunningham, Deborah (Mark) Davenport;...
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Gabriel Lawson
Little Miss Gabriel Ann Lawson, passed away on Saturday, August 2, 2014. She was the infant daughter of Travis and Holly Lawson; maternal grandparents, Donna and Marvin Fortner; paternal grandparen...
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Grady Tarpley
Grady Harold Tarpley, age 71, of Blue Ridge, GA, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2014 at his home. Mr. Tarpley is survived by his loving wife of almost 48 years, Rose Mary Tarpley of the home; son, Je...
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Shannon Green
Technical Sergeant Shannon D. Green, age 46, passed away May 22, 2014 at his home in Cocoa, Fla. Born Dec. 24, 1967 in Copperhill, Tenn., he was the son of Carter and Ora Ritchie Green. He was prec...
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