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January 27, 2015
Obituaries

Patricia Mann
Patricia Lynn Mann, age 67, of Blue Ridge, passed away Saturday, January 10, 2015 at her home. Ms. Mann was born July 8, 1947 in Chattanooga, TN, to the late Frederick Earl Mann and the late Mary E...
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Edward Robinson
Edward William Robinson, age 66, of the LifeCare Center Ducktown, TN passed away on January 10, 2015. He was preceded in death by his mother and stepfather, Sally Mae and Roy Allen Pickens and fath...
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Bonnie Campbell
Bonnie Mae Campbell, age 89, of Blue Ridge, died on Saturday, January 10, 2015, at her home. Survivors are daughter, Kathy Campbell of Blue Ridge, GA; three grandchildren and spouses, Beth and Todd...
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Wanda Danner
Wanda Faye Danner, age 73, of Ducktown, passed away Thursday, January 1, 2015 at her home. Mrs. Danner was born June 9, 1941 in McCaysville, GA to the late C.C. Ingram and the late Ruby Reiordan In...
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sam Chambers
Sam Chambers was born in Franklin County, VA on October 7, 1921 and passed away on January 2, 2015 in Blue Ridge, Georgia. He is preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Helen McLaughlin Chambers...
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Peter Ricci
Peter Louis Ricci, age 78, of Morganton, passed away Saturday, January 3, 2015 at his home. Mr. Ricci was born November 24, 1936 in Bronx, NY to the late Eugene Ricci and the late Carmella Filomeo ...
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Teigan Hughes
Master Teigan Michael Hughes, age 3, of Turtletown died on Monday, Dec. 29, 2014. Surviving other than his parents are brother, Dominic Matthew Lewis Hughes and sister, Temperance Marie Hughes; pat...
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Melissa King
Melissa Cooley King, age 57, of Mineral Bluff, passed away Saturday, January 3, 2015 at her home. Ms. King was born May 30, 1957 in Atlanta, GA to the late George W. Cooley III and June Floyd Coole...
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Milton Hunt Sr.
Milton Dean Hunt Sr., age 81, of Blue Ridge, passed away January 3, 2015 in the Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, GA. Born in Philippi, W. Va. he was the son of the late Troy and Reta Holsberry Hunt...
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Sam Quinton
Kermit Samuel “Sam” Quinton, age 77, of Crossroads Church Rd, Ellijay, died Friday January 2, 2015. Survivors include: wife: Juanita Clore Quinton, daughter and son in law; Miriam and Adam James, C...
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Mollie Gibbs
Mollie Jane Gibbs, age 94, of Mineral Bluff, died on Thursday, January 8, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, William “Bill” Gibbs. She is survived by her sons, Ernest (...
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Bob Jones
Robert Frank “Bob” Jones, age 84, of the Mineral Bluff Highway, Mineral Bluff, GA passed away Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at his home. Mr. Jones was born on May 28, 1930 in Fannin County, GA to the la...
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Wendell Taylor
Wendell Taylor age 53 of Murphy Hwy. Mineral Bluff, GA died Saturday December 27,2014. Survivors include; wife, Minnie Anderson Taylor; children, Chris and Callie Taylor, Crystal and Eric Foster, a...
Jan 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Edna Cox
Edna Lois Harper Cox was born February 24, 1925, near Mineral Bluff, Georgia. She died January 1, 2015, in Manchester, Tenn. She was 89 years old. Her parents were Claude Ezra Harper and Hattie Dew...
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Ted Dean
Soloman “Ted” Dean, age 83, formerly of Blue Ridge, passed away January 1, 2015 at the Spalding Regional Medical Center. Mr. Dean was born January 27, 1931 in Blue Ridge, GA to the late James Horac...
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Carlton Hardy
Carlton F. Hardy, age 73, of the Big Creek Community Ellijay, Georgia died on Tuesday, December 30, 2014, at his residence. Born July 7, 1941 in Meridian, Mississippi, he was the son of the late R....
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Ruby Galloway
Ruby Harper Galloway, age 83, of Marietta passed away January 4, 2015. She has been a resident of Cobb County since 1964 and retired from Cobb County Tag Office. Ruby is survived by her son and dau...
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Don Carter
Robert Don Carter, age 74, of McCaysville, passed away Thursday, December 25, 2014 at the Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga. Don was born August 17, 1940 in McCaysville, GA to the late Young C...
Jan 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Betty Fisher
Betty Lou Fisher, age 74, of Blue Ridge, passed away on Friday, December 26, 2014, at home. She was born on Monday, September 16, 1940 in Winfield, AL to the late Troy and Tennie Tucker Beasley. Mr...
Dec 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mae Kendall
Mae Elizabeth Kendall, age 85 of Morganton, passed away Friday, December 19, 2014 at the Pruitt Health Care Nursing Home. Mrs. Kendall was born January 29, 1929 in Council Bluffs, IA to the late Ar...
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Ronnie Thomas
Ronald Stephen (Ronnie) Thomas passed away Tuesday, December 16 at the Life Care Center in Ducktown. Ronnie was a lifelong resident of the Copper Basin area and was an original member of the local ...
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James Wallace
James Kent Wallace age 75 of Old Loving Rd. Morganton passed away peacefully on Thursday Dec. 18, 2014 in the Union General Hospital surrounded by his loving family following a brief illness. Mr. W...
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Sue Collis
Sue Carol Collins Collis, age 79, of Blue Ridge, went home to heaven on Sunday, December 21, 2014 to join her husband Luther Collis. They were married on August 17, 1975. Sue was born October 27, 1...
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Deborah Vaughn
Deborah Louise Tanner Vaughn, age 60, of Hazel Green, AL passed away Friday, December 12, 2014. She is survived by her mother, Esther Huff; brothers, Dale Lee Tanner, Richard Allen Tanner, and Jerr...
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Raymond Payne
Raymond Bryson “Hoot” Payne, age 62, of McCaysville died on Friday, December 19, 2014. He is survived by daughters, Heather Payne and Karie Payne; brothers, Charles (Judy) Payne and Danny Payne; si...
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Violet Kendall
Violet Marie Kendall, 62, of Scottsville, KY died Thursday, December 18, 2014 at the Cancer Treatment Center of American in Newnan, GA. The Blue Ridge, Ga. native was an owner and accountant for Ma...
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David Ray
David E. Ray, age 87, of Morganton, passed away Thursday, December 25, 2014 at Erlanger hospital in Chattanooga, Tn. He was born May 2, 1927 in Martins Ferry, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Susa...
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Larry Chastain
Larry Glenn Chastain, age 56, of Turtletown, died on Saturday, December 13, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Cindy Postelle Chastain of the home; stepson, Brandon Postelle; daughters, Brandy Clark...
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Howard Hughes
Brother Howard Ray Hughes, age 79, of McCaysville, died on Saturday, December 20, 2014, at his home. Survivors are his wife Merlene Hughes; sons, Russell Hughes (Kathy) and Alton Hughes; daughters,...
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Rhonda Hughes
Rhonda Kay Hughes, age 48, of Turtletown died on Sunday, December 14, 2014. Survivors are sons, Joshua Cagney Hughes and Maddox David Jarvis; mother, Glouretta Patterson Hughes; sister, Tammy Smith...
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George Gibbs
George Andrew Gibbs, 68 of Mineral Bluff, died on Thursday, December 18, 2014. He is survived by sons, William Gibbs, Jimmy Gibbs (Amanda), and Tim Gibbs; brothers, Jerry Gibbs and Thomas Gibbs, si...
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Junior Thurman
Homer Ralph Thurman, Jr. known as “Junior” age 81 of Blue Ridge, passed away December 10, 2014 at Hamilton Medical Center, Dalton, GA. Mr. Thurman was born February 8, 1933 in, to the late Mr. Home...
Dec 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wynelle Smith
Wynelle Mimbs Smith, 76, passed away from an extended illness on December 8, 2014. A celebration of her life was held on Friday, December 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Macon Memorial Park...
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ben Potter
Benton Hysinger “Ben” Potter, age 90, of Mineral Bluff, GA passed away December 9, 2014 in Chattanooga, TN. Born in Chattanooga, TN he was the son of the late Benton Hooper and Ora Bell O’Neal Pott...
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marshall Payne
Marshall William Payne, age 91 of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Tuesday evening, December 9, 2014 at the local hospital. He was born March 11, 1923 in Fannin County, Georgia, a son of the lat...
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Lisa Queen
Lisa Dawn Henderson Queen, age 51 of Epworth, GA died on Saturday, December 6, 2014. Survivors are her husband of 27 years, William Queen of the home; daughters, Hannah Leigh Queen and Sarah Ann (B...
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Larry Hogsed
Larry Ray Hogsed Jr, age 41, of Turtletown, TN, passed away on Thursday, December 4, 2014. He is survived by father, Larry Ray Hogsed Sr; mother, June Cheatham; children, Lauren Hogsed, Steven Hogs...
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Guy Raper
Guy Raper, age 71 of Culberson, passed away December 5, 2014 at the Murphy Medical Center. Guy was born October 19, 1943 in Cherokee County, N.C. to the late Jim Raper and the late Laurina Mashburn...
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Annie Hyde
Annie Mae Cole Hyde, age 74, of Ducktown, TN passed away Saturday, December 6, 2014. She is survived by husband, Jerry Hyde; sons, Brett Cole and Bryan Cole; foster son, Anthony Hughes; brothers, R...
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Michael Lunsford
Michael Ray Lunsford, age 46, of McCaysville, GA, passed away on November 29, 2014 at his home. He was preceded in death by his Aunt and Uncle; Judy Lunsford and Lamar Emory Lunsford. Michael Ray h...
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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