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Lu Whetstone

It is with sadness that the family of Luva (Lu) Marie Stoll Whetstone, of Mineral Bluff, announces her death Friday, August 16, 2019.

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Mary Smith

Mary Nell Smith, age 75, of Big Canoe, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at WellStar Kennestone Hospital. She was born August 14, 1943, to Luther and Dema Shook in Blue Ridge.

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William Akridge

William Louis Akridge passed away peacefully at his home, Thursday, July 25, 2019. He was born October 20, 1950, in Houston, Texas, to William James Akridge and Betty Jean Kerby Akridge.

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Louise Knight

Louise Hitch Knight, 87, of Blue Ridge, died peacefully in her home Thursday, August 8, 2019. She was born in Fitzgerald, Georgia, November 1, 1931, to Frank Hitch and Agnes Martin Hitch.


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