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May 25, 2015
Obituaries

Vickie Schlachter
Vickie Lynn (Morton) Sarrell-Schlachter of Copperhill, Tenn. / Blue Ridge, Ga., peacefully passed away on Friday, May 15, 2015 following a four year courageous battle against breast cancer. She was...
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Karen Nunnally
It was not unusual to join Tom and Karen Nunnally for a mid-morning cup of coffee or a late afternoon glass of wine, to sit on their porch talking and have a huge rooster jump on the table and look...
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Franklin Hampton
Franklin Donald Hampton, age 53, of Mineral Bluff, GA passed away Friday, May 8, 2015 at his residence. He was born in Copperhill, TN but lived in Mineral Bluff, GA; son of the late Lake and Mary H...
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Jonathan Runion
Jonathan Luther Runion, age 46, of Turtletown, TN passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2015. He is survived by his mother, Shelby R. Runion; sisters, Wanda Ledford, Rose (Scott) Bennie, Dee Dee Deal, Jul...
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Frances Weaver
Frances Weaver, age 78, of McCaysville, passed away Monday, May 4, 2015 at her home.  Mrs. Weaver was born on July 7, 1936 in McCaysville, to the late Frank Taylor and Parlee Jones Taylor.  She own...
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Douglas Wilson
Douglas Edward Wilson, age 72, of Rockwood, TN, passed away in the early morning hours of May 6, 2015 with his family by his side. Douglas graduated from Copper Basin High School, and graduated fro...
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Howard Long
Howard Edwin Long, age 76, of Suches, passed away Friday, May 1, 2015 at Emory St. Josephs Hospital in Atlanta. He was born February 18, 1939 in Ellijay, GA to the late Simond Lewis Long and the la...
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Ruth Queen
Ruth Ann Queen, age 90, of Epworth, GA passed away Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Southern Regional Medical Center in Riverdale, GA. Mrs. Queen was born on March 6, 1925 to the late Joseph Walter Gallowa...
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Bruce Wiggleston
Bruce Richard Wiggleston, age 75, of Copperhill died on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Emory University Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Johnnie Newman Wiggleston; son and daughter-in-law, Bruce R. Wi...
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Geneva Adams
Memorial services for Geneva J. Adams, age 69, of Roanoke, AL, will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. CST from Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Minister Butch Jones officiating. The fa...
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Glen Taylor
The Rev. Glen Taylor, age 71, of Farner died on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Roberta Jones Taylor of the home; daughters, Sondra Stillwell (Newell Deal)...
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Kathy Nari
Kathy Lynn Nari, age 56, of the Lifecare Center of Copper Basin, died on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Richard Nari of the home; son, Daniel (Jennifer) Swanson; ...
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Sue Jones
Linda Sue Jones, age 71, of Epworth, GA passed away on April 25, 2015. Born in Fannin County, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Dave and Laura Dilbeck Callihan. Mrs. Jones was a long time and d...
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Asaleen Patterson
Asaleen Rivers Purkel Patterson, 94, rode her chariot home on April 17, 2015. She was born Sept. 22, 1920 in Blandville, Ky. to Arthur Rivers and Annie Elliott Purkel. She was a 1939 graduate of Bl...
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Lillie Ballard
Lillie Sowers Anderson Ballard, age 98, of Blue Ridge, GA passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015 in the Pruitt Health Care Center in Blue Ridge, GA. Mrs. Ballard was born on December 15, 1916 in Mario...
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Guinna Sisson
Guinna Lee Sisson, age 85, of Blue Ridge, passed away Saturday evening, April 25, 2015, at her home. Mrs. Sisson was born February 1, 1930 to the late Franklin Benjamin Newman and the late Ruth Ann...
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Hoyt Newman
Hoyt Edward Newman, age 71, of Copperhill, TN passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in Blue Ridge. He is survived by his children, Graylon Newman; daughter and son-in-law, Jaime and Jamie Born; siste...
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Shane Campbell
Shane Eric Campbell, age 41, of Cherry Log, GA passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015 in the Wellstar Cobb Hospital in Austell, GA. He was born November 15, 1973 in Austell, GA and was an electrician...
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Maymie Taylor
Maymie Dyer Taylor, age 82, of Blue Ridge, died April 26, 2015 at her home. Mrs. Taylor is survived by her sister, Bess Humble; her sons Greg Taylor, William Dirk Taylor and wife Suzanne Taylor; he...
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Marty Dillard
Luther Martin “Marty” Dillard Jr., age 61, of Blue Ridge, passed away Monday, April 27, 2015 at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, TN. Marty was born December 14, 1953 in Copperhill, TN to the...
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Madeline Patterson
Mary “Madeline” Patterson, age 88 of Blue Ridge, passed away April 1, 2015 at Life Care of Copper Basin. Madeline was born February 6, 1927 in Fannin County, Ga., to the late George Davis and the l...
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Bonnie Bethke
Bonnie Asalee Golden Bethke, age 87, of Blue Ridge, GA passed on Sunday April 19th, 2015 at the Brookdale Assisted Living Center in Canton, GA. Born September 3rd, 1927 to her late parents G.L. and...
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Betty Millwood
Betty Laverne Millwood of Conyers, passed away April 15, 2015, at the age of 68. Betty was a devoted and loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed breakfast and lunch at Mamie’s Kitchen, in Conyer...
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Ralph Kinser
Ralph Douglas Kinser, age 72, of Blue Ridge, GA passed away on April 13, 2015 at his home. Born in Fannin County, Ga., he was the son of the late William Russell Kinser and Ethel German Kinser. Mr....
Apr 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Willie Monds
Willie Leo Monds, age 78, of Blue Ridge, passed away April 17, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Monds was born July 7, 1936 in Dunn, N.C., to the late Malcolm Monds and the late Margaret Denning Monds. A...
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Richard Locke
William “Richard” Locke, age 75, of Copperhill died on March 29, 2015 at his home. Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Betty Deal Locke; sons, Richard and wife Rhonda Locke, Wendell Locke, Eddi...
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Marion Conrad
Marion David Conrad Sr., age 73, of Mineral Bluff, GA, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Copper Basin Medical Center in Copperhill. He was born April 20, 1941 to the late James Bradford Con...
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Laura Abernathy
Laura Martin Abernathy, 85, of Epworth, Georgia, passed away Monday, April 13, 2015. She was born in Toledo, Ohio to Orlando and Essie Martin. She was preceded by her husband, Carl Edd Abernathy. L...
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Gin Hughes
Virginia Mae “Gin” Hughes, age 83, of Turtletown, passed away Monday, April 13, 2015. She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah Jean (Roger L.) Shuler, Sheryl Hughes, and Sandra Kay (Ja...
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Sonny Grogan
Dr. Sonny James Grogan, age 64, of Blue Ridge, Ga., died suddenly on the ninth hole of Whitepath Golf Course doing what he loved with his friends on Tuesday April 7, 2015. Dr. Grogan was born May 2...
Apr 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robert Young
Robert Earl Young, age 60, of Blue Ridge, GA passed away Friday, April 10, 2015 at his home. Mr. Young was born October 13, 1954 in Blue Ridge to Johnny Robert and Bernice Stanley Young. He owned a...
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Jean Calhoun
Lura “Jean” Calhoun, age 73, of Murphy, NC went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, March 30, 2015, in Murphy, NC. She was born on Tuesday, July 22, 1941 in Mineral Bluff, GA to the late...
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Brenda Johnson
Brenda R. Johnson, 63, went to be with our Lord on March 25, 2015. Brenda was born March 9, 1952 in Carroll, Iowa. She moved to Palm City, Fla. in 1978, where she worked as a Health Physics Technic...
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Charles Stephens
Charles Michael Stephens, age 66, of Morganton, passed away April 10, 2015 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. Charles was born April 5, 1949 in Austell, Ga. to the late Arvil Stephens and the late Ma...
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Imogene Thurman
Imogene Louise Loudermilk Thurman, age 86, of Cleveland, Tenn. passed away on April 9, 2015. Born in Polk County, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Lee W. and Octa Franks Loudermilk. She was ...
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Richard Locke
William “Richard” Locke, age 75, of Copperhill died on March 29, 2015 at his home. Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Betty Deal Locke; sons, Richard and wife Rhonda Locke, Wendell Locke, Eddi...
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Evelyn Elrod
Evelyn Irene Elrod, age 87 of McCaysville, died on Sunday, April 5, 2015, at the Life Care Center of Copper Basin. Survivors are daughter, Patsy Hedrick; grandsons, Dennis and Stacy Hedrick; great-...
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Charles Dills
Charles Truman Dills, age 69, of Mineral Bluff passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2015, at home. He was born on Saturday, January 26, 1946 in Epworth, Ga. to the late Sherman Lee and Ruby Watkins Dil...
Apr 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robert M. Thomas
Robert Manning Thomas, Sr., age 85, of Blairsville, GA, formerly of Blue Ridge, GA, passed away Friday, April 3, 2015 in the Stonehenge Assisted Living in Blairsville, GA. Mr. Thomas was born on Se...
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Madeline Patterson
Mary “Madeline” Patterson, age 88, of Blue Ridge, passed away April 1, 2015 at the Life Care of Copper Basin. Madeline was born Feb. 6, 1927 in Fannin County, GA to the late George Davis and the la...
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