October 31, 2014
Obituaries

Orvin Lance
John Orvin Lance, age 88, of Morganton, passed away Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Fannin Regional Hospital. Mr. Lance was born March 9, 1926 in Morganton, to the late Orvin Pearley Lance and the lat...
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Frances Pelfrey
Frances Marie Pelfrey, age 82, passed away on October 16, 2014 in Plant City, Florida. She is predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Farris George Pelfrey. She is survived by children, John Pelfre...
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Oma Gray
Oma Lee Dockery Gray, age 65, of Blue Ridge, GA passed away on October 19, 2014. She was born in Fannin County, GA on December 9, 1948. Mrs. Gray was a loving mother, homemaker and a long time memb...
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Jerry Rhodes
Jerry Lee Rhodes, age 64, of Blue Ridge, GA died at his residence Sunday, October 19, 2014. Survivors include his loving wife of 35 years, Jerleen Rhodes of the home; sons, William Lee (Becky) Rhod...
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Paul Wallace
Paul Eugene Wallace, age 72, of Blue Ridge, GA passed away October 15, 2014. Born in Fulton, Co. GA, he was the son of the late William Joshua and Nettie Mae Douglas Wallace. He retired from the Fu...
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Betty Mann
Betty E. Mann, age 90, of Blue Ridge, passed away October 15, 2014 at her home. Mrs. Mann was born July 23, 1924 in Chattanooga, TN to the late Joseph Parker Thomas and the late Emily Pearl Daugher...
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Elsie Dale
Elsie Ramsey Dale, age 89, of Postelle, TN passed away September 30, 2014. Elsie was born April 13, 1925 in Ducktown, TN. She was preceded in death by her parents William Henry Ramsey and Julia Cai...
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Jason Clack
Jason Scott Clack, age 31, of McDonough, GA passed away October 14, 2014. Jason was born in Atlanta, GA the son of the late Gregory Scott and Vickie Renee Clack. He was also preceded in death by an...
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Dewey Hollifield
Dewey Allen Hollifield, age 63, of Stevenson passed away Wednesday, October 15. He is survived by his wife, Tooter Hollifield; son, Chris (Trish) Hollifield; daughter, Melinda (Travis) Holder; gran...
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Lonnie Raper
Lonnie Gene Raper, age 81, of Morganton, passed away Sunday, October 6, 2014 at his home. Lonnie was born May 27, 1933 in Morganton, GA to the late Alonzo Raper and the late Mary Ethel Pendergrass ...
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Dorothy Cochran
Dorothy Cochran, age 89, of Blue Ridge, GA passed away September 26, 2014 at Fannin Regional Hospital. Born, September 12, 1925, in Dial, GA, she was the daughter of the late Willard and Dora Ledfo...
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Nancy Buchanan
Nancy Rebecca Buchanan, age 84, of Mineral Bluff, GA died on Oct. 10, 2014. Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Robert “Bob” and Linda Buchanan; daughter, Sandra Cruse; sister, Barbara Roger...
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Audry Ritchie
Audry Lou Helen Norton Ritchie, age 76 of Blue Ridge, passed away on Friday, September 26, 2014 at Fannin Regional Hospital. She was born on Monday, April 25, 1938 to the late Thomas McKinley and R...
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Beatrice Pittman
Beatrice Pittman, age 82, of McCaysville, passed away September 26, 2014 at Copper Basin Medical Center. Mrs. Pittman was born July 27, 1932 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL to the late Cleo Mays and the late...
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Evelyn Oliver
Evelyn Chapman Oliver, age 83, of Cherry Log, Georgia passed on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at her residence in Cherry Log, Georgia. She was a member of the Boardtown Church of Christ, born April ...
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Joseph Rudolph
Joseph Barnes Rudolph, “Joe,” age 60, passed away Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at his home in Morganton, Ga. Joe was born Dec. 5, 1953 in Atlanta, Ga., to William Edward Rudolph and Lillian Grant Rudo...
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James Jones
James William Jones, age 81, of Blue Ridge, died on October 2, 2014. Survivors include his sons, Jimmy Jones, John C. Jones, Randall Jones and Billy Jones; brothers, Richard Jones and Herdis Jones;...
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Bobbie Chancey
Bobbie Jean Chancey, age 76, died on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 in McCaysville. She is survived by her sister-in-law, Brenda Chancey; niece, Danette (Andy) Hughes; nephew, Scott Chancey; and great-nie...
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Megan Allison
Megan Diane Harris Allison, age 25 of Murphy, N.C. passed away on Saturday, September 20, 2014. She was born Thursday, August 17, 1989 in Bradley County, TN. Megan was an assistant manager with Nat...
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Doris Jane Woody
Doris Jane Woody, age 74, of Morganton, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 at home in peace. She was born Dec. 15, 1939 in Fannin County to the late James Bunyon Ray and the late Nelle Marie Far...
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Maford Foster
John Maford Foster, age 77 of McCaysville, GA passed away September 20, 2014 at his home. Maford was born April 16, 1937 in Higdon community of Fannin County, GA to the late John R. Foster and the ...
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Calvin Cook
Calvin Franklin “Papa” Cook, age 83, of Mineral Bluff, Georgia, passed away Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Copper Basin Medical Center. He was born May 8, 1931 in Murphy, North Carolina, to the la...
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Bertha Ballew
Bertha Evelyn Ballew, age 95, of Blue Ridge, passed away Monday, September 15, 2014 at Pruitt Nursing Home in Blue Ridge. Mrs. Ballew was born June 19, 1919, in Greensboro, GA to the late Joseph Wi...
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Ricky Hawkins
Ricky Earl Hawkins, age 54, died on September 18, 2014. Survivors include his children and their spouses, Travis and Ashley Hawkins, Tonya and Greg Burchfield and Tabitha Johnson; brothers, Terry H...
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Fred Heaton
Fred J. Heaton, 94 passed away on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at the Forsythe Hospice House. Born December 17, 1919 in Mineral Bluff, Georgia to the late Carl and Florence (Frady) Heaton. He has ...
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Jennie Walker
Jennie Ruth Walker, age 76, of McCaysville, GA died on September 18, 2014. Survivors include her husband, Thomas L. Walker; brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth and Shirley Odum; sister, Nella Mae Se...
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Marilyn Pack
Marilyn “Mutt” Bernice Pack, age 83, of Epworth, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. Survivors are children Patricia “Patsy” Pack and James (Linda) Pack; grandchildren, Lynn (Earl) Swinehart, Amanda (Ro...
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Eddy White
Edward John “Eddy” White, age 63, passed away after a battle with cancer on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the home of Ellen T. White in Cherry Log, GA. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the...
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Homer Hughes
Homer Hughes, 79, of Woodstock, Georgia died peacefully in his home surrounded by his family and friends on Sunday, September 14, 2014. Homer was born January 12, 1935, in McCaysville, Fannin Count...
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Michael Daniel
Michael Henry Daniel, 73, of McCaysville died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at his residence. He grew up in Huntsville, Ala., attended S.R. Butler High School, graduated from Auburn University. A Navy ...
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Ethel Allen
Ethel Delores Allen, 93, of Powder Springs, formerly of Morganton, GA died September 20, 2014 after a long illness. She is preceded in death by her husband, Glover Allen; Parents, John and Myrtle S...
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Johnny Allen
Johnny Beecher Allen, age 82, of Blue Ridge, GA passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014 in the Gilmer County Nursing Home in Ellijay, GA. Mr. Allen was born in Fannin County, GA on June 3, 1932 to t...
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Ginny Swanson
Virginia “Ginny” Swanson of Mineral Bluff, passed into the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. She was born in Galton, Ill. to the late Lottie and Frank Brand and...
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Thomas Patterson
Thomas Jackson Patterson, age 74, of Epworth, GA, passed away on September 4, 2014. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Marlene Patterson of the home; daughters, Sabrina Patterson and Tammy (Da...
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Connie Johnston
Mrs. Cornelia “Connie” Talmadge Johnston age 69 of Carter Drive Blairsville passed away on Sunday Sept. 14, 2014 in the Clay County Care Center following an extended illness. Mrs. Johnston was born...
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Elmer Boone
Elmer Curtis Boone, 79, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 at his home. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Ruby Long Boone, of the home; daughters and son-in-laws, Michele and Dale Boone and Linda ...
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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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