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    Linda Ellen Nunnally (9-11-2019)

    WINTERVILLE – Linda Ellen Nunnally, Winterville, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2019, with her loving husband, Bill Nunnally, by her side. She is survived by her husband; daughters, Susan Nunnally and Kathy Nixon; daughter and son-in-law, Lindsay (Geoff) Ewan; brother, Mike Seagraves; sister, Amanda Payne; sisters-in-law, Sally (Jim) Hoover, and Ann (James) Bradley; two grandchildren; a nephew and several nieces; and her black lab, Jack. Linda spent her career working as the Investigative Assistant (aka: The Boss) for the GBI Athens Office. There she helped raise some of the best agents in the state. Linda loved fiercely and deeply. She never shied away from explaining the proper way to get…

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    Robert Benjamin Hunter (9-9-2019)

    Robert Benjamin Hunter, 99, died Monday, September 9, 2019, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton. Mr. Hunter is survived by his children, Patricia L Gibbon (husband David Gibbon), James R Hunter, and Robert J Hunter (wife Susan Hunter); sister, Dorothy Miller; daughter-in-law, Vickie Hunter; 17 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Robert was preceded in death by his loving wife of 72 years, Doris Clara Hunter; daughter, Doris Marie Hunter; son, John Hunter; and brothers William Hunter and Jack Hunter. Robert was born in Camden, New Jersey, in 1919. Robert is a WWII veteran serving in the U.S. Marine Corp. He worked for Rohm and Haas, in Philadelphia, Penn.,…

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    JoAnn S. Ricks (9-9-2019)

    JoAnn S. Ricks passed away Monday, September 9, 2019. JoAnn was born in Comer on November 18, 1935 to Floyd Smith and Waydine Davis Ponder, who predeceased her. She retired from Southern Bell – BellSouth with over 30 years of service. She is survived by several cousins; her caregivers; and friends, DeAnna Palmer and Faye Chandler. Thank you to Pruitt Hospice and Rainbow Retirement Home for their loving care. Graveside service: Saturday, September 14, 2019, at 11 a.m. at New Hope Presbyterian Church Cemetery with the Rev. Kendall Callaway officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Madison – Oglethorpe Animal Shelter. Lord and Stephens – Danielsville…

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    Rebecca “Becky” Slover (9-11-2019)

    Rebecca “Becky” Slover, 89, Cumming, passed away September 11, 2019. Becky was born in Athens on February 21, 1930 and lived most of her adult life in Atlanta and Cumming. She was the daughter of the late Jess C. Tolbert and Ruby Spratlin Tolbert, Jefferson. Becky attended Martin Institute Grammar School and graduated from Jefferson High School. She enjoyed continuing education courses in art, interior design and gourmet cooking. She was a loving wife for 71 years to Jack G. Slover Sr. and a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend to many. She enjoyed bridge, bowling, travel and was an outstanding cook. She enjoyed her early career at Jackson…

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    Vernon Nathaniel Berryman 9-11-2019)

    HARTWELL – Vernon Nathaniel Berryman, 97, Vickery Street Extension, Hartwell, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at his home. Born on May 26, 1922 in Comer, he was the son of the late Jasper and Aulena Moon Berryman. Mr. Berryman was a 1941 graduate of Comer High School. He was a Veteran, having served in the U.S. Army Air Corp in 1942-43. In 1952 he graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in accounting and received the honor of being named to the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. He is well remembered in the community for his 28-year career at Hartwell Manufacturing Company and Hartwell…

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    Robert S. “Bob” Vivenzio (9-6-2019)

    Robert S. “Bob” Vivenzio entered into eternal rest on September 6, 2019. Bob was born in Springfield, Mass., on November 19, 1943. He and his wife moved from Gainesville to Hoschton in 2005. He served his country in Vietnam with the 3rd Marine Division. He loved sports and was known for his knuckle ball. Recently, he umpired softball and basketball in the West Jackson area. He was employed by Jackson County Schools as a bus driver for the past nine years and was affectionately know as “Mr. Bob.” He leaves behind his wife, Lynda; son, Robert S. Vivenzio, Mt. Vernon, Maine; daughter, Gina Marie Vivenzio, Northfield, N.H.; seven grandchildren, Adrianne,…

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    James Larry Lofton

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    Nellie Kathleen Watkins Hardman (9-9-2019)

    CARLTON – Nellie Kathleen Watkins Hardman, 85, Carlton, passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019, at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center in Athens. Mrs. Hardman was born on August 16, 1934 in Athens, daughter of the late Dock Watkins and the late Kathleen Porterfield Watkins. She was a homemaker and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Bowman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Debra Rene Pierce; and a brother, Wayne Watkins. Survivors include her husband, William Thomas Hardman; daughter, Karen Marie West, Carlton; sisters, Shelby Garrett, Madison County, Betty Ann Vause, Athens, Linda Thompson, Nicholson, Regina Byrd, Athens, and Rita Hall,…

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    Mary Frances McGinnis (9-9-2019)

    DANIELSVILLE – Mary Frances McGinnis, 70, Danielsville, passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019, at her home. Mrs. McGinnis was born in Danielsville, on April 24, 1949, daughter of the late James Chester Gordon and the late Grace Freeman Gordon. She was a poultry farmer, member of the Georgia Hererford Women and was a Madison County FFA Alumni. Mrs. McGinnis was also a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Danielsville and member of the WMU. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Larry McGinnis; and brother, Douglas Gordon. Survivors include her son, Richard McGinnis, Danielsville; daughter, Angie McGinnis, Danielsville; brother, Marvin Gordon. Danielsville;…

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    Jerry Wilson Fletcher (9-7-2019)

    PENDERGRASS – Jerry Wilson Fletcher, 75, Pendergrass, entered into rest Saturday, September 7, 2019. Mr. Fletcher was born in Jefferson, a son of the late Edgar and Ann Wright Fletcher and was a member of the Mountain Creek Baptist Church. Mr. Fletcher was a veteran of the U.S. Army, former fire chief of the North Jackson Fire Department where he also currently served on the board of directors, was a member of the Jackson County Board of Equalization, was retired with 35 years of service with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Mr. Fletcher was a great gardener, a job he took very seriously. In addition to his parents, Mr. Fletcher…

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    Eddie Jackson (8-16-2019)

    Eddie Jackson, 65, formerly of Jefferson, passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019, in Macon. Survivors include: Annie M. Hughey (Willie), Mary R. Jackson, Carolyn Watson, Johnnie J. Mosley (Ted), Wilmer Jackson, Melvin Jackson, and a host of other relatives and friends. Memorial service: Saturday, September 14, 2019, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul First Baptist Church, 573 Gordon St., Jefferson.

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    Patricia Ann Poole Aaron (8-29-2019)

    TOCCOA – Patricia Ann Poole Aaron, 74, Toccoa, passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2019. Born on December 1, 1944, in Commerce, she was the daughter of the late John Bruce and Jennie Lou Bellamy Poole. Mrs. Aaron enjoyed word searches, crossword puzzles, reading, and shopping. She was a member of Nails Creek Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Boyd Aaron; and son-in-law, Dale Reeves. Survivors include her son, Matthew Scott Rogers (Kelly), Commerce; daughters, Karen David Reeves, Athens, and Teresa Swain (Scott), Commerce; brothers, Ralph Poole (Hoyt Wilson), Demorest, Larry Poole (Bernice), Alto, Roger Poole (Alice), Toccoa, and Kenneth Poole,…

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    Audrey Rossey Halley

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    Harold Leon Lord (9-5-2019)

    MAYSVILLE – Harold Leon Lord, 83, Maysville, entered into rest Thursday, September 5, 2019. Mr. Lord was born in Jefferson, a son of the late Price and Annie Lou Stockton Lord and was retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation. In addition to his parents, Mr. Lord is preceded by two wives, Doris Eloise Lord and Ruby Martin Lord; and two sons, Mark Anthony Lord and Dwight Franklin Lord. Survivors include two daughters, Laurie Bond, Maysville, and Regina Love, Pendergrass; sister, Charlotte Lord, Jefferson; brothers, James T. Lord, Gainesville, Don Lord, Commerce, Jim Lord, Athens, and Jerry Lord, Holly Springs Community; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild also survive.…

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    Geneva Wynne (9-6-2019)

    ATHENS – Geneva Wynne, 81, Athens, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on September 6, 2019. She was born on May 20, 1938 in Miami, Fla., to Lemuel Lincoln Anderson and Emily Viola Parker Anderson. She graduated from Miami Senior High School in 1957. On December 19, 1958, she married her high school sweetheart, Broxton Mitchell Wynne. They moved to Athens in September of 1973, where she lived the rest of her life. Geneva was preceded in death by her parents; brother William Monroe (Eugene) Douglas, and brother Ronald (Ellsworth) Anderson. Geneva and Brock had three children. They include: Wendy, Todd (Marilyn) and Derek (Lorraine).…

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    Johnny Wilburn Fitzpatrick (9-6-2019)

    DANIELSVILLE – Johnny Wilburn Fitzpatrick, 69, Danielsville, passed away Friday, September 6, 2019. Johnny served his country in the National Guard and the Army Reserves. He was a member and deacon of Friendship Baptist Church. Johnny was preceded in death by his parents, Earnest Wilson Fitzpatrick and Leila Mildred Minish Fitzpatrick; as well as a brother, Kenneth Fitzpatrick. He is survived by his wife, Tina Hardman Fitzpatrick; his daughter, Tonya (Johnny) Seay; grandchildren, Torrie Bray and Carsun Seay; three brothers, Kimsey, Berry, and Millard Fitzpatrick; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service: Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at 3 p.m. at Friendship Baptist Church. Interment to follow the service at Ila…

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    Dale Francis Meyer (9-7-2019)

    HOMER – Dale Francis Meyer, 83, Homer, passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center in Athens. Mr. Meyer was born on January 25, 1936 in Wilkin County, Minn., son of the late Emil Meyer and the late Bernice Anderson Meyer. He was retired, having worked as owner and operator of Meyer Mazda and was a member of the Rotary Club. He was a U.S. Army veteran and of the Catholic faith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Meyer. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Ann Childers Meyer; sons, Robert Meyer, Bountiful, Utah, Jeff Meyer, Virginia Beach, Va.,…

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    Ferd Bradley Elrod (9-2-2019)

    MAYSVILLE – Ferd Bradley Elrod, 44, Maysville died Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at his residence. Mr. Elrod was born in Commerce to the late Morgan Edward and Gladys Ann Turpin Elrod. Mr. Elrod was a warehouse laborer. Mr. Elrod is survived by his brother, Danny Elrod (Jimmie), Gillsville; sisters, Melissa Coleman (Mike), Williston, S.C., and Edna V. Bowles (Brian), Commerce. Memorial service: Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home with Mark Kent officiating. Family to receive friends: Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 12-2 p.m. at the funeral home. Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.

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    June Morgan Floyd (8-31-2019)

    BUFORD – June Morgan Floyd, 69, Buford, passed away on Saturday, August 31, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, W. Ray and Mavis Duncan Morgan; and brother, Jerald Morgan. She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Lanier Floyd, Buford; children, Joey and Melissa Corbin, Hoschton, Jennifer and Nick Overby, Braselton, Stephen and Cindy Floyd, Flowery Branch, and Susan and Lamar Cantrell, Jefferson; grandchildren, Dylan Cantrell, Caitlin Cantrell, Cassidy Floyd, Mackenzie Floyd, Ty Corbin, Evan Corbin, Erin Overby and Jake Overby; sisters, Helen Moran, Flowery Branch, and Dale and Ronnie Sudderth, Cleveland; nieces; nephews; great-nieces; great-nephews; cousins; and a host of loving friends; and her dog,…

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    Robert Eugene Huff (8-31-2019)

    COMMERCE – Robert Eugene Huff, 52, Commerce, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019. He was born August 8, 1967 in Jacksonville, Florida. Robert was a construction worker by trade. Preceding Mr. Huff in death are his father, Ervin G. Huff; and brothers, Ervin Brammer and Raymond Brammer. Surviving Mr. Huff are his mother, Marian Huff Duncan; daughters, Emily Huff, Commerce, Ashley Huff, Monroe, and Logan Huff, Bethlehem; sister, Barbara McCain, Commerce; brother, Doug Brammer, Illinois; and five grandchildren, Lilly, Brayden, Nick, Andrew and Dustin. Services are entrusted to Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce.

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    James Russell “Rusty “ Smith Jr. (8-31-2019)

    James Russell “Rusty “ Smith Jr., passed away on Saturday, August 31, 2019. Rusty was of the Christian faith. He was a longtime resident of Winder, but had recently moved to Forest Park. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Russell Smith and Bernice Rooks Robinson; and a sister, Joni Everett. Rusty is survived by a son, Jesse Smith, Winder; two daughters, Misty Smith Sweat, Auburn, and Jami Smith Evans, Winder; a brother, Joey Smith, Winder; three grandchildren, Chelsey and Mason Sweat and Lyric Evans; and several nieces and nephews. There will be no services.

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    Tommy Dorsey Denton (9-3-2019)

    MAYSVILLE – Tommy Dorsey Denton, 72, Maysville, died Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Denton was born in Commerce to the late Buford and Floyce Drake Denton. He was retired from the heating and air industry. In addition to his parents, Mr. Denton was preceded in death by his wife, Carol Pace Denton. Mr. Denton is survived by his daughters, Kelly Reynolds, Maysville, and Heather Moss, Demorest; sisters, Brenda Denton, Maysville, and Barbara Steed, Dacula; brother, Jerry Denton of Homer; and three grandchildren. Funeral service: Sunday, September 8, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. David Harbin officiating. Interment…

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    Dwane David Ivey (9-3-2019)

    CARNESVILLE – Dwane David Ivey, 67, Carnesville, passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at his home. A son of the late R.D. and Mattie Lee Ivey, he was born on February 2, 1952 in Commerce, where he lived in the Banks County area his entire life. He retired as a department head at Mount Vernon Mills, Alto, after 47 years of service. He was a faithful member of Tates Creek Baptist Church where he served as president of his Sunday School Class, was brotherhood president for five years and was always ready to sing with the choir or play his guitar and sing a solo. He was proceeded in…

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    Junior Ralph Sweat (9-1-2019)

    BRASELTON – Junior Ralph Sweat, 83, Braselton, passed away Sunday, September 1, 2019. A believer and follower of the Lord, Ralph was a member of Greater Love Baptist Church. Ralph thought highly of his family and loved them all. He had a passion for NRA, NASCAR and was a Braves fan. Mr. Sweat was a member of the West Jackson Lions Club. Survivors include his sons, Mike Sweat and wife Robin, Steve Sweat and wife Sandy, all of Cumming, Larry Sweat and wife Tammy, Tim Sweat and wife Lisa, all of Hoschton, and Kevin Sweat, Braselton; daughter Sherri “Sissy” Patterson and husband Ronnie, Braselton; daughter- in- law Tambra Sweat, Murrayville;…

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    Stella Mae “MeMaw” Scott (9-1-2019)

    HOSCHTON – Stella Mae “MeMaw” Scott, 75, Hoschton, passed away Sunday, September 1, 2019. Mrs. Scott enjoyed going to the beach, watching butterflies, her pets and life itself. She adored her children. Survivors include her sons, Robert Shelnut and wife Deborah, Hoschton, and Jesse Haney Jr. and Brenda, Braselton; daughter, Debbie Garrod and husband Wally, Sylvester; brothers, Arthur Feather and wife Helen, Maysville, and Billy Feather and wife Wanda, N.C.; sister, Inez Cates and Jewell, Hoschton; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband whom she adored, Marty Scott; daughter Brenda “Cissy” Haney; brothers, Henry Butch Feather and Mike Feather; and sister Marlene…

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    Dora Lee Arnold Bell Nowell (9-1-2019)

    Mother Dora Lee Arnold Bell Nowell, 103, formerly of Statham, passed away on September 1, 2019 in Gainesville. Funeral service: Saturday, September 7, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Antioch Baptist Church, 1010 Mill Street, Gainesville. Visitation: Friday, September 6, 2019, between the hours of 6-8:00 p.m. at Fairfield Missionary Baptist Church Statham. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.

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    Boyd Cleveland Thompson (9-2-2019)

    WINDER – Boyd Cleveland Thompson, 89, Winder, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019. Mr. Thompson was a retired veteran with the United States Army and National Guard. Mr. Thompson is preceded in death by his parents, Emory Lee Thompson and Eva Lunsford Thompson; and grandchild, Audrey Kathleen Thompson. Mr. Thompson is survived by his loving wife, Bobbie Thompson, Winder; son, Mickey (Susan) Thompson, Winder; daughters, Jennifer (Brian) Freeman, and Jill (John) Crane, all of Winder; six grandchildren, Jake (Kelli) and Caleb (Caroline) Thompson, Candice (Donald) Hardie, Caitlyn Crane, Trace and Brianna Freeman; and three great-grandchildren, Emory and Tatum Thompson and Emma Hardie. Funeral service: Sunday, September 8, 2019, at…

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    Keri Michelle Stewart Carpenter (8-30-2019)

    Keri Michelle Stewart Carpenter, 40, Jefferson, entered into rest Friday, August 30, 2019. Mrs. Carpenter was born in Athens, the daughter of Debbie Culpepper Stewart, Jefferson, was a member of Talmo Baptist Church and New Covenant Worship Center in Athens and was a homemaker. Keri is preceded in death by her grandfather, Hugh Lee Culpepper. Survivors, in addition to her mother, is her husband, Cecil C. Carpenter Jr., Jefferson; two sons, Anthony Lee Carpenter and Nicholas Andres Carpenter, Jefferson; grandmother, Edith Culpepper, Jefferson; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Cecil C. Sr. and Joan Carpenter, Tucker; uncle, Dr. Jeff Culpepper and his wife Carla, Canton; sister-in-law, Christa Kaswinkle, Westminster, Colo.; special nephew to…

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    Terrance Landis “Lanny” Kidd (8-30-2019)

    CARNESVILLE – Terrance Landis “Lanny” Kidd, 64, Highway 63, Carnesville, passed away on Friday, August 30, 2019, at his sister’s home in Lincoln County. Lanny was born in Elberton on July 16, 1955, son of the late Henry Dorsey Kidd and Joyce Naomi Rosser Kidd. He was a stone cutter having worked in the granite industry and enjoyed riding horses, camping, traveling, and having an all around good time. Survivors include his best friend and companion, Beverly Baker, Carnesville; children, Cody and Cecile Kidd and Jessie Kidd, all of Elberton; grandson, Waylon Kidd, Elberton; sister and brother-in-law, Phyllis and Frank Eades, Lincoln County; step-sons: Mike Davenport and Scott Black; and…

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    Connie King Gurley (8-30-2019)

    COLBERT – Connie King Gurley, Colbert, passed away on August 30, 2019 at her home. Connie was born and raised in Canton. She studied at North Georgia College and the University of Georgia earning a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education. She was an educator for nearly 40 years prior to her accident in 2011. She is preceded in death by her parents, Luther and Joyce King, and her brother, Stacy King. S­­he is survived by her husband, James Gurley, Colbert; daughter, Lacey Baker (Robin Baker), Nicholson; step-daughters, Melinda Barwick, Danielsville, and Angela Thompson (Bobby Thompson), Colbert; seven grandchildren, Dwayne Fleming, Timothy Fleming (Laura Fleming), Christopher Fleming (Tori…

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    Joyce McDaniel Stephens (8-31-2019)

    BETHLEHEM – Joyce McDaniel Stephens, 88, Bethlehem, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019. She was a faithful member of Bethlehem First United Methodist Church, where she had been a Sunday school teacher, head greeter and anything else she could do to serve the Lord. Joyce had recently been given an award for her faithful service to the church. She was a graduate of Winder High School and worked several clerical jobs throughout her life, including many years as the Bethlehem Town Clerk. Joyce was also a loving homemaker who was known for her cooking, sewing and love for family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Beulah…

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    Talmadge Savage (9-2-2019)

    MAYSVILLE – Talmadge Savage, 91, Maysville, died Monday, September 2, 2019 at Habersham Home. He was born in Maysville to the late Joe and Eurek Smith Savage Sr. He was a member of Maysville Baptist Church and was retired from Jefferson Mills. In addition to his parents, Mr. Savage was preceded in death by his wife, Ollie Harris Savage. Mr. Savage is survived by his children, Ricky Savage, Maysville, Wanda Savage Wood, Nicholson, Carol Savage Williams, Maysville, and Mark Savage, Maysville; grandchildren, Justin Wood, Kyle Wood, Corey Williams (Jessica), Cody Williams, Chase Herring (Kelly), and Calli Shirley (Donnie); and six great-grandchildren. Funeral service: Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at 11 a.m.…

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    Curtis Pruett (8-30-2019)

    BETHLEHEM – Curtis Pruett, 90, Bethlehem, passed away Friday, August 30, 2019. Curtis was a lifetime resident of Barrow County and a lifetime member of the Bethlehem First United Methodist Church, where he was a member of the Wesleyan Sunday School Class. He proudly served his country in the Georgia National Guard from 1948 until 1960, earning the rank of Master Sergeant. Curtis was a graduate of Winder High School and Athens Business College and retired from Harrison Poultry as their chief financial officer after 50-plus years. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Robert Curtis Pruett and Lizzie Mae Ridgeway Pruett. Curtis is survived by his loving…

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    Ronald Roy King (8-20-2019)

    EATONTON – Ronald Roy King, 64, Spring Rd., Eatonton, passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2019. Mr. King was born May 26, 1955 in Walton County to Tom King and Emmie Ruth Dillard King. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Mr. King was cremated and a memorial service to celebrate his life will be held Sunday September 1, 2019, at 3 p.m. at Welcome Avenue Congregational Holiness Church in Crawford. Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is assisting the family of Mr. Ronald Roy King.

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    Bonnie Rose Montgomery (8-27-2019)

    Bonnie Rose Montgomery passed at the age of 84 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center-Braselton on August 27, 2019 surrounded by family after a brief illness. Born November 21, 1934 in Jackson County, Tennessee, to parents Lester and Rosa Mabrey. Bonnie is the youngest of six siblings: sisters, Lucile Lynn, Louise Vought, Inez “Bill” Sara and Opal Williams; and brother, Jim Mabrey. Bonnie graduated from Jackson County Central High School in 1953, voted best Alto in Chorus, and was the vice president of the chorus. Bonnie has lived in Tennessee, Michigan, Texas, Virginia, Pennsylvania and finally settling in Georgia. She retired from Burnette Insurance as an insurance agent after 23 years…

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    Betty Ann Archer (8-28-2019)

    HULL – Betty Ann Archer, born May 22, 1936, 83, of Hull, passed away on August 28, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Jackson Archer; parents, Elvis Woodie and Vinnie Elizabeth Hunsinger Hill; brother, Elvis Hill, Danielsville; and sister, Joyce Tiller Janes of Dallas. She is survived by two children, Michael Archer and his wife Mellysa, Danielsville, and Judy Archer, Rabun Gap; grandson Cody Archer, his wife Morgan, and their daughters Hayden and Meredith Archer, Hull; grandson Colton Archer, Athens; siblings, Claude Hill, New Jersey, Tommy Hill, Colbert, Stanley Hill, Ila, Marie Drake, Comer, Lynda Hill, Mauldin, S.C., and Brenda See and Sarah Hill, Danielsville. A…

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    Eugene Clinton Brogan (8-22-2019)

    ATHENS – Eugene Clinton Brogan, 67, Athens, died Thursday, August 22, 2019 at his home. Born April 17, 1952 in Bellburn, W.V., he was the son of Anice Irene Lilly Brogan, Meadow Bridge, W.V., and the late Junior Clinton Brogan. Mr. Brogan was a graduate of Sandstone High School and the W.V. State Police Academy. He began his long career in law enforcement in Anderson W.V. and retired from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Jefferson, with more than 40 years of service. While his health permitted, he was an avid car enthusiast, collecting, trading and racing. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a son, Eugene…

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    Lander Franklin Downs (8-25-2019)

    DANIELSVILLE – Lander Franklin Downs, 86, Danielsville, passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2019, at his home. Mr. Downs was born in Royston on March 6, 1933, son of the late Burley Downs and the late Josie Dowell Downs. He was an assembly line worker having worked for Tenneco Automotive and was a member of the Bethel M. Baptist Church in Danielsville. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Vinnie Lou Anna Whitlock Downs; and brothers, Riley Downs and Harry Downs. Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Jonah Franklin and Libby Downs, Carnesville; daughter and son-in-law, Sheila and Ronald Tavaras, Cohutta; Lander’s dog, Mickey;…

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    Lawson Brady (8-23-2019)

    CORNELIA – Lawson Brady, 90, Cornelia, formerly of the Auburn-Carl Community, went to heaven August 23, 2019. Lawson was born January 25, 1929, to the late Lucius and Ruthie Kilcrease Brady. He was preceded by his first wife, Sandra Brooks Brady in 1962. He was an educator with the Gwinnett County Board of Education. Lawson was a member of the Lula First Baptist Church and was a former member of the Dacula First Baptist Church. He had resided in Habersham County since 1989. Lawson was a United States Army Veteran. Family members include wife, Betty Gilliland Brady, Cornelia; children, Terri and Brent Turnmire, Sail Creek, Tenn., Steve Brady, Rincon, Kim…