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July 29, 2015
Obituaries

Catherine Payne
Mrs. Catherine Eva “Ma” Payne, age 85 of McCaysville, went to be with her Lord Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at her home. Mrs. Payne was born October 31, 1929 in Fannin County, GA to the late Andrew Jac...
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Susan Young
Susan Hallman Young of Blue Ridge, passed away on the evening of July 21st after a seven year battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Frank Young, children, Michael and his ...
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Debra Warbington
Mrs. Debra Ann Warbington, age 60, of Mineral Bluff, GA passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at her home. Mrs. Warbington was born on May 8, 1955 to the late Guinn Warbington and Ronia Shellnut Patte...
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Wilma Dowell
Wilma A. Dowell, 75, of Utica passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2014. She was born in Blue Ridge and the daughter of the late Joseph “Teck” and Essie O’Neal. Wilma worked at Rogers Jewelry for several ...
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Marvin Botts
Marvin Botts, 70, of East Point, Ga., passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Mattie Payne Botts; sons and daughters-in-law, Christopher Lee and Nicole Botts and Jonnie Greg...
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John Morford
John Newton Morford, age 87, of Morganton, GA passed away Friday, July 24, 2015 at his home. Mr. Morford was born in Spencer, WV to the late Ivan and Ruby Morford. He worked as a Personnel Director...
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Imogene O’Neal
Imogene Juanita O’Neal, 78, of Copperhill, TN passed away Friday, July 17, 2015. She is survived by sonDanny O’Neal; daughter and son-in-law Earlene and Steve Jones; brother Walter Junior Hicks; si...
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John Mealer
John Henry Mealer, 82, of Copperhill passed away Friday, July 17, 2015. He is survived by son Robert Mealer; daughter Esther Shaw; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Funeral services were...
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Clyde Dilbeck
Thomas “Clyde” Dilbeck, age 81, of Blue Ridge, GA passed away Friday, July 17, 2015 at Copper Basin Medical Center. Mr. Dilbeck was born in Fannin County to the late Thomas Lidge and Lela Pack Dilb...
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Thomas Sosebee
Funeral services for Thomas W. Sosebee Sr., age 82, of Albert Lea, MN were held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at Faith Baptist Church, Albert Lea. The Rev. Dennis Seiler officiated. Interme...
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Bud Eaton
Junior Franklin “Bud” Eaton, age 80, of Blue Ridge, GA passed away on June 12, 2015. Survivors include his fiancé, Eulene Burrell; son and daughter-in-law, James Franklin “Bo” and Mary Eaton; daugh...
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Charlie Brown
Mr. Marvin “Charlie” Brown, age 80, of Squirrel Hunting Road, Morganton, Ga., formerly of Smyrna, Ga., passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, June 19, 2015. Mr. Brown was born on Feb. 3, 193...
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Rick Harper
William “Rick” Otis Harper Jr., age 59 of Mineral Bluff, passed away June 18, 2015 at his home. Rick was born March 21, 1956 in McCaysville, Ga. to the late William Otis and Lelia Marlene Harper. H...
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Andrew Cross
Memorial services for Andrew Johnson Cross, also known to friends and family as A. J. or Andy, age 93, will be held Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. from the Zion Hill cemetery in Turtletown, T...
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Mary Graham
Mary Gertrude Graham, 89, of Quezon City, Philippines and a former resident of Mineral Bluff, passed away on June 15, 2015 at the Philippine Heart Center. She was born on June 5, 1926 in Etowah, Te...
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Margaret Buttram
Margaret Sue Buttram, age 83, of Dallas, Ga., formerly of Mableton, Ga., passed away in the early morning hours of June 18, 2015 at home in Dallas after an extended illness due to a fall. Margaret ...
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Randy Smith
Randy Glenn Smith, 57, of Cairo, GA, passed away at his home in Grady County, GA, on Thursday, June 18, 2015. No services are planned at this time. Mr. Smith was born on July 31, 1957, in Duluth, G...
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Lois Edmondson
Lois Vivian Edmondson, 90, of Blue Ridge, died on June 7, 2015. She is survived by daughter, Sandra L. Starrett; grandson, Scott Starrett; great grandchildren, Ansleigh and Annistyn Starrett; broth...
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N.L. Prather
Nathaniel Lewis “N.L.” Prather, age 95, of Blue Ridge, GA passed away Monday, June 8, 2015 at Pruitt Health Care Center in Blue Ridge, GA. Mr. Prather was born on July 9, 1919 in Tate, GA. Mr. Prat...
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Evelyn Yana
Evelyn Adams Yana, age 80 of Ellijay, formerly of Fannin County, passed away June 9, 2015 at Heritage Hospice in Marietta. Evelyn was born May 27, 1935 in Fannin County, Ga. to the late Burley and ...
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Birdie Pierce
Birdie Elvira Craig Pierce, age 95, of Blue Ridge, passed away June 9, 2015 at Fannin Regional Hospital. Mrs. Pierce was born May 26, 1920 in Blue Ridge, Ga. to the late John W. Craig and the late ...
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Timothy McCord
Timothy Kim McCord, age 53, of Horseshoe Bend Drive, Morganton passed away on Monday June 8, 2015 at his home following a brief illness. Mr. McCord was born on March 21, 1962 in Snellville, Ga., th...
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W.J. Lanier
William Jesse (W.J.) Lanier, 73, of Lawrenceville, Ga., passed away on June 13, 2015 at East Side Medical Center in Snellville, Ga. from complications of pneumonia. He was born in Hawkinsville, Ga....
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Velma Davenport
Velma Jean Jones Davenport passed away May 8, 2015. She was a member of McCaysville Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Davenport; parents, Thomas M. Jones Sr. and ...
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Carmel Gibson
Frederick Carmel Gibson passed away on June 2, 2015 at the Life Care Center in Ducktown, Tenn. He was born on August 11, 1928 in Hendersonville, N.C. He is survived by Doris Womble Gibson, his lovi...
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Kathleen Culberson
Kathleen Elizabeth Culberson, 79 of Morganton passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2015 from an extended illness. Mrs. Culberson was born November 8, 1935 in Blairsville, Ga. to the late Willard and Lissie...
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Charles Durrance
Mr. Charles Joseph Durrance, age 60, of Ball Ground passed away Monday, June 1, 2015 at Northside Hospital Cherokee. He was born April 20, 1955 in Anniston, Ala., to Cecile Jehle Durrance and the l...
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James Deal
James Bobby Deal, 80 of Copperhill, died Friday, May 29,2015. He is survived by his sisters and bother- in-laws June and Salvatore Tabone, Joanne and Marvin Poole, and many nieces, nephews, and fri...
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Curtis Legg Jr.
Curtis T. Legg, Jr., 71, of Morganton, died Monday, May 25, 2015. He is survived by wife, Dolores I. Legg; sons Roger Curtis Legg and Trevor Joseph Legg; daughter, Madeline Dee Ann Legg. Funeral se...
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Henry Wingard
Henry Wingard of Copperhill, Tenn. passed May 18, 2015. He is survived by his wife Karen Wingard; daughters Shawn Price of Denver, Colo. and Beth Wingard of Jacksonville; granddaughter Hope Wingard...
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Bobby Bradley
Robert “Bobby” Lowell Bradley, age 79 of Eatonton, Ga. died on Friday, May 22, 2015. Survivors are brothers, Charles Bradley (Sheila) and Claude Bradley Jr. (Peggy); sisters, Kathryn Crawford, Dott...
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Katherine Ellis
Katherine Ellis, age 59, of Blue Ridge, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Misty Winders; daughters and sons-in-law, Rachel and Joey Johnson ...
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Phil Patterson
Phillip (Phil) Lynn Patterson, 75 of Orange City, Fla. passed away on Feb. 28, 2015 at Central Florida Regional Hospital from complications following hip fracture/surgery. Phillip Patterson was bor...
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Bill Henson
William “Bill” Posey Henson, age 90, of McCaysville, Ga. passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2015, at the Life Care Center of Copper Basin in Ducktown, Tenn. He was born on Saturday, June 7, 1924, in ...
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Jazmine Harris
Jazmine Kellie Harris, age 13, of Copperhill, Tenn. passed away Friday, May 15, 2015. She will be greatly missed by her mother, Angel Harris and father, Michael Coleman; siblings, Alyvia Harris-Nor...
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Shawn Stringfellow
Shawn Glendean Stringfellow, age 45, of Jacksonville, Fla. passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in Jacksonville. Ms. Stringfellow was born on March 18, 1970 in Mansfield, OH to the late Glenn Earl Stri...
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Shirley McKinney
Shirley Juanita McKinney, age 75, of Eastpoint, Fla. passed away Saturday, May 9, 2015. She is survived by daughters, Sherry Perkins and husband Robert Perkins, and Angela McKinney; brother, Wayne ...
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Louise Rader
Louise Hensley Rader, 92, passed away on May 10, 2015. Louise was born and raised in Ducktown, Tenn. She married Major William Rader in 1943 and lived in Japan, Utah, California, Georgia and Florid...
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Edwin Long
Edwin Phillip Long, age 74 of Morganton, passed away May 11, 2015 at Tranquility at Kennesaw. Mr. Long was born May 24, 1940 in Cartecay, GA to the late Floyd Eugene Long and the late Esmer Ruth Ra...
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Curtis Moyers
Curtis S. Moyers, age 84, of Jefferson City, Tenn. passed away suddenly at 9:20 a.m. on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Gabriele Mo...
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