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December 21, 2014
Obituaries

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...
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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...
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Marlene Harper
Lelia Marlene Harper, age 80 of McCaysville, passed away December 5, 2014 at the Life Care Center of Copper Basin. Marlene was born August 20, 1934 in McCaysville, GA to the late Floyd Henry Harris...
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Chester Sams
Chester Lee Sams, 82, died December 2, 2014 in Fort Pierce, Florida. Chester was born in Steuben County, Indiana on December 21, 1931 and grew up in Southern Michigan and moved to Port St. Lucie, F...
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Clara Chancey
Clara Miller Chancey, age 81, of Blue Ridge, GA passed away at her home Tuesday, December 2, 2014 following a brief fight with cancer. Clara was born March 13, 1933 in Gilmer County, GA to the late...
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Burnece Shields
Burnece “Bunt” Burnett Shields, age 77 of Blue Ridge, passed away Nov. 17, 2014, at Fannin Regional Hospital. Mrs. Shields was born May 18, 1937, in Blue Ridge, Ga., to the late Jewell Burnett and ...
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Pat Atkinson
Alice Patricia King Atkinson, 78, of Hart County and Blue Ridge, Georgia, died on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 27, 2014, at her home in Blue Ridge, Georgia. Pat was born in Washington, D.C. on ...
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Verna Pickelsimer
Verna Evelyn Pickelsimer, age 99, of Mineral Bluff, passed away Friday, December 5, 2014 at Copper Basin Medical Center. Mrs. Pickelsimer was born May 19, 1915 in Mineral Bluff, GA to the late Carl...
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Larry Adams
Larry Ray Adams, age 54, of McCaysville, GA passed away Thursday, November 6, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Wanda Crowder Adams; aunts and uncles, Jan and James Kaylor, Evelyn and Ed Jefferies,...
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Dora Crowder
Dora Mae Cole Crowder, age 65 of Turtletown, passed away Thursday evening December 4, 2014 at her home. Mrs. Crowder was born December 5, 1948 in Turtletown, TN to the late Arthur Cole and Elzie An...
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Freddie Prince Jr.
Fred Taft “Freddie” Prince Jr., age 66 of Cleveland, TN passed away Sunday, November 30, 2014. Freddie was born in Polk County to the late Fred Prince Sr. and Ila Lea Hembree. He was a veteran of t...
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Wendell Woods
Dr. Wendell “Del” Woods, Ph.D., age 81, passed away on December 3 at his home in Morganton. Del was born in Liberal, Kansas on Dec. 5, 1932, to Myrtle Pound Woods and Noel Austin Woods, a Baptist m...
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Robert Franklin
Robert Hamilton Franklin, 74, of Lenoir passed away Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Franklin was born in Barrett, W.Va., to the late Jones Clingman Franklin and Carrie Townsend Fra...
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Randall Miles
Randall David Miles age 68 of Eld Ridge Rd. Morganton passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday Nov. 25, 2014 following an extended illness with cancer. Mr. Mile...
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Maggie Jordan
Maggie Ann Giddings Jordan, 69, of Blue Ridge, GA took her first dance with the Lord Sunday, November 23, 2014. Maggie was born January 27, 1945, in Coushatta, LA. She had a heart of gold and was t...
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Phoebie Cantrell
Phoebie Nell Cantrell, age 83, of the Life Care Center of Copper Basin died Tuesday, November 18, 2014. She is survived by sons, Larry (Connie) Cantrell, Johnny Cantrell; brother, Leon Parker of Da...
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Larry Wimberley
Larry Eugene Wimberley, age 72, of Ducktown, TN, passed away on Saturday, November 22, 2014. Survivors are daughter, Tiffany Wimberley; stepdaughter, Tammy; mother, Blanche H. Wimberley; brother an...
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Bob McFarland
Robert John “Bob” McFarland, age 80, of Cleveland, Tenn., died Nov. 21, 2014. He served his country in the United States Coast Guard from 1954-1962. Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Geneva R...
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Sammy Long
Sammy Lynn Long, age 67, of Morganton, GA passed away Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at Emory - Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta, GA. Mr. Long was born April 10, 1947 in Fannin County, GA to the la...
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Sylvia Williams
Sylvia Lene Williams, age 60, of Copperhill, TN passed away Thursday, November 27, 2014. She is survived by son Shane (Jeanne) Arrington; grandchildren, Krista Arrington, and Richard Shane Arringto...
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Roy Galloway
Roy Edward Galloway Sr., age 73, of Copperhill, TN died Wednesday, November 5, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Lois Postelle Galloway; sons, Roy (Lisa) Galloway, Jr., Chris (Lorie) Ga...
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Elaine Gayler
Elaine M. Gayler, 86, of Peachtree City passed away November 29, 2014. Mrs. Gayler was a member of Hot House Baptist Church in Mineral Bluff, GA. Mrs. Gayler was preceded in death by her husband Re...
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Bob Cantrell
Joseph Robert “Bob” Cantrell, age 83, of Blue Ridge, died on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Mr. Cantrell served in the United States Air force. Survivors are his daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Mar...
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Charles Stewart
Charles Monroe Stewart, age 65 of Lithia Springs, GA passed away on Friday, November 21, 2014. Survivors are daughter, Tina Blackstock; son, Ethan Stewart; mother, Mary Bradburn Stewart; brother, E...
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Deletha Jack
Deletha R. Jack age 49 of Wingate Rd. Ellijay died Friday November 14, 2014. Survivors include: Husband: Bryan Jack of the home in Ellijay, children, Amy Hall Johnson, Ellijay, Amber Henderson, Fai...
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Ronald Chastain
Ronald Edward Chastain, age 71, of Blue Ridge, GA passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014 at Fannin Regional Hospital. Mr. Chastain was born in Cherokee County, NC on August 7, 1943 to the late Oscar...
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Shirley Dodson
Shirley Dodson, age 74, of Blue Ridge, GA passed away Friday, November 21, 2014 at her home. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Wesley and Sherri Dodson; daughters and sons-in-law, Ren...
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Judythe Clements
Judythe Kay Clements, age 81 of Blue Ridge, passed away November 13, 2014 at her home with her family by her side. Survivors include loving husband, Edward Clements, son, Michael Edward Clements, d...
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Joann Anderson
Joann C. Lynn Anderson age 67 of Cherry Log, GA died Monday November 17, 2014. Mrs. Anderson was born November 10, 1947 in West Palm Beach, FL to the late James and Dorothy Edith Carman Lynn. She w...
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Harold Davenport
Harold Dennis Davenport, age 70, of Dalton, GA, passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014. He is survived by his life partner, Gretta Davenport; Brothers, Johnny (Linda) Davenport, William (June) Daven...
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Colleen Holcomb
Colleen G. Holcomb, 90, of McCaysville, went peacefully to be with her Lord surrounded by her family on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Funeral services were held 2:00pm on Saturday, November 22, 201...
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Clara Baine
Clara Fae Baine, age 60, of McCaysville, passed away November 7, 2014 at home with her family by her side. Clara was born February 7, 1954 in Copperhill, TN to the late Claude Cole and the late Min...
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Tim Walden
William Timothy “Tim” Walden, age 46, of Epworth, GA passed away Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at his home. Mr. Walden was born in Copperhill, TN on February 12, 1968. He worked for many years as a ...
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Bobby Townsend
Bobby Jean Townsend, age 84, of Blue Ridge, passed away November 12, 2014 at 2855 Old Hwy. 5. Mr. Townsend was born August 10, 1930 in Texarkana, Texas to the late Luther B. Townsend and late Viola...
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Margaret Carlson
Margaret Eleanor Carlson, age 90, of Blue Ridge, passed away November 2, 2014 at Erlanger Medical Center, Chattanooga, TN. Mrs. Carlson was born September 21, 1924 in Pigeon, MI to the late William...
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