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July 05, 2015
Obituaries

Paul Fitts
James Paul Fitts Jr., age 92 of Blue Ridge, GA passed away on Friday, June 26, 2015, at the Pruitt Health Care in Blue Ridge. He was born on Monday, January 29, 1923 in Cedartown, GA to the late Pa...
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Ronald DeWeese
Mr. Ron DeWeese, age 67 of Mineral Bluff, passed away June 22, 2015 at North East Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. Ron was born April 12, 1948 in Polk Co., TN to the late William Howard Taff ...
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Hoyt Holloway
Mr. Hoyt Holloway, age 75, of Morganton, GA passed away June 23, 2015 in Cobb County, GA. Mr. Holloway was born on October 21, 1939 in Cherry Log, GA. He owned and operated automobile service stati...
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Eston Collins
Mr. Eston Garfield Collins, age 90 of Morganton, GA, passed away June 25, 2015 at Erlanger Medical Center, Chattanooga, TN. Mr. Collins was born February 22, 1925 in Morganton, GA to the late Georg...
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Maxine Lee
Maxine Lee, age 84, of Ellijay, Ga., passed away on June 21, 2015. Born in Epworth, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Adeline Petty Queen. She was also preceded in death by her husban...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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