April 19, 2014
Obituaries

Martha Alliene Smith Jones
Martha Alliene Smith Jones passed away peacefully Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at her home in Lakemont. Alliene was born Dec. 19, 1925, at her parents’ home in the Wolf Creek community. She was the dau...
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John Patten Webb
John Patten Webb, 96, of Nashville, Ga., died Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta. He was born Oct. 15, 1916, in Berrien County to the late Lossie Webb and the late V...
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James C. ‘Jimmy’ Blair
James C. “Jimmy” Blair, 67, of Cleveland, formerly of Rabun County, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. He was born Jan. 18, 1946, in Rabun County to the late Luther...
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Harry G. Brown Jr.
Harry G. Brown Jr., 88, of Dillard, died Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at his home. He was born June 24, 1925, in Rabun County to the late Harry G. Brown Sr. and Marinda Smart Brown. He was retired from ...
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Sarah Louise Gravley
Sarah Louise Gravley, 83, of Clayton, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at Habersham Medical Center. Louise was the widow of Roy Craig Gravley and was the daughter of the late John and Maude Wilbanks Ho...
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Matilda Osburn Swanson
Matilda Osburn Swanson, 86, of Chickamauga, died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at Parkside Nursing Home in Fort Oglethorpe after a brave and lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease. She was born May 24, ...
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Angela Diane Skipper Sharp
Angela Diane Skipper Sharp, 57, of Clayton, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at her residence. She was born May 23, 1956, in Atlanta and lived most of her life in Cumming and Clayton. She was a cosmetolo...
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‘Shelby’ Gerald Lioce
“Shelby” Gerald Lioce, 52, of Worcester, Mass., died Saturday, July 27, 2013, at UMass Medical Center in Worcester after being stricken ill. Jerry was born in Queens, N.Y., and raised in Bradenton,...
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Anna Marie Nash Ford
Anna Marie Nash Ford, 65, of Tiger, passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. She was born April 17, 1948, in Cape May, N.J., to the late James Bradford and Catherine...
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Dorothy Watkins Chastain
Dorothy Watkins Chastain, 76, of Jefferson, passed away Friday, July 26, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents, Conway and Frankie Watkins; a brother, Ellis Watkins; and a sister, Gail Bis...
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Mary Louise Moore Stancil
Mary Louise Moore Stancil, 73, of Newport, N.H., died Sunday, July 21, 2013, in Newport. She was born March 13, 1940, in Rabun County to the late V.L. and Eula Marie Watts Moore. She was a homemake...
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Richard H. Schuh
Richard H. Schuh, 72, of St. Petersburg, Fla., died Sunday, July 21, 2013, surrounded by family. Born in St. Petersburg, he graduated from Boca Ciega High School in 1958 and then later from Embry-R...
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Bernice Smith Scruggs
Bernice Smith Scruggs, 88 of Brevard, N.C., passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at Tore’s Home. She was born June 2,1925, in Habersham County to the late Oscar and Bessie Maude Smith. Mrs. Scruggs ...
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Aage Jensen
Aage Jensen, 83, passed away peacefully at his beloved Sky Valley home on Thursday, July 18, 2013, after a brief illness. Mr. Jensen was born Nov. 15, 1929, in Copenhagen. In 1954, he came to the U...
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Francis K. ‘Smokey’ Williams
Francis K. “Smokey” Williams, 90, of Gainesville, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, in his Willow Brooke Court residence. Smokey was born Feb. 17, 1923, in Lynchburg, Va. He received a bachelor’s degr...
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Tommy Lee Floyd
Tommy Lee Floyd, 65, of Toccoa, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013. Born in Royston, he was a son of Mozelle Yearwood Cabe and the late Aaron Floyd Jr. He was a graduate of Toccoa High School and ...
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Leslie Paul Owens
Leslie Paul Owens, 59, of Clayton, died Thursday, July 18, 2013, in Walhalla, S.C. He was born Nov, 6, 1953, in Rabun County to the late Wayne Lesley Owens and Annie Sue Chastain Owens. He was empl...
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Dean J. Ezell
Dean J. Ezell, 84, of the Warwoman community, Clayton, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013 in Atlanta. He was born in Hickory, N.C., to the late Joseph and Mary Bass Ezell. He was a retired insurance adm...
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Sanford Reno Fountain
Sanford Reno Fountain, 79, of Rabun Gap, passed away on Friday, July 19, 2013. He was born Dec. 13, 1933, in Rabun County to Thomas Fountain Sr. and Vassie Garland Fountain. He graduated from Rabun...
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Jimmie Austin Harris
Jimmie Austin Harris, 72, of Clayton, died at 8:45 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2013, from an extended illness. He was the husband of Dorothy Harris. He was born May 29, 1941, in Commerce to the late Will...
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Donna Norris Hunnicutt
Donna Norris Hunnicutt, 43, of Clayton, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013. She was born April 20, 1970, in Clayton to Donny Norris and Lorene Justus Norris. She was a real estate saleswoman and was of the...
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Amanda Jean Ramey Geisler
Amanda Jean Ramey Geisler, 33, of Sylva, N.C., and formerly of Clayton, unexpectedly fell asleep in death Thursday, July 11, 2013. Amanda was born in Seneca, S.C., to Ronald Gene Ramey and Carla En...
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Hoyt Allen Thomas Sr.
Hoyt Allen Thomas Sr., age 82, of Otto, NC, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at a local nursing home. He was a native of Macon County, the son of the late Harley and Fannie Bradley Thomas. He i...
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William Robert “Bob” Williamson
William Robert “Bob” Williamson, 71, of Clayton, died from interstitial lung disease on May 26, 2013, at Angel Medical Center in Franklin, N.C. Bob grew up in Lee County. He served in the Army Secu...
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Charlie Green
Charles S. (Charlie) Green, 59, of Dotson Street, Mountain City, Georgia, died Monday June 24, 2013 in Mountain Lakes Medical Center. He was born July 17, 1953 in Highlands, NC, to the late Harvey ...
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Evelyn Watts Mobley
Evelyn Watts Mobley passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013. She was the wife of the late Samuel P. Mobley. Evelyn was one of six children born to the late Hubert D and Ethel Baker Watts of Rabun Count...
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Geneva Hopper Aycock
Geneva Hopper Aycock, 76, of Rabun Gap, died Wednesday night, June 26, 2013, at Mountain View Health Care. She was the widow of Jadie Clifford Aycock. She was born March 19, 1937, to the late John ...
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Stanley E. ‘Butch’ Darnell
Stanley E. “Butch” Darnell, 64, of Rabun Gap, passed away Friday, June 21, 2013, at his residence. He was born Dec. 5, 1948, in Clayton to the late Hubert High and Ruth Norton Darnell. He is surviv...
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Jacqueline Ann Darnell
Jacqueline Ann Darnell, 75, of Rabun Gap, died Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Emory University Hospital after an extended illness. She was born May 24, 1938, in Rabun County to the late Brye Leman Dar...
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Marie Taylor Browning
Marie Taylor Browning, 88, died Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in Macon. Mrs. Browning was born in Dothan, Ala., to the late Elizabeth King Taylor and Robert Joshua Taylor. Marie dedicated her life to ser...
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Irene Beck Smith
Irene Beck Smith, 89, of Tiger, died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at her residence. She was the widow of James Sherman Smith. She was born in the Warwoman community to the late Fred and Laura Dockins B...
Jun 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
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Margaret Talley Chastain
Margaret Talley Chastain, 82, of Rabun Gap, died Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Mountain Lakes Medical Center. She was born April 13, 1931, in Highlands, N.C., to the late John and Effie Talley. She li...
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Nancy Thompson Purcel
Nancy Thompson Purcell, 62, of Lakemont and formerly of Tifton, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2013, at her home. She was born Dec. 31, 1950, in Tift County to the late Marshall L. Thompson and Bes...
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Dorothy ‘Dot’ Randall Oxford
Dorothy “Dot” Randall Oxford, formerly of Clayton and St. Petersburg, Fla., passed away Thursday, May 30, 2013, at her home in Atlanta after a valiant battle with breast cancer. She was preceded in...
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Irene Beck Smith
Irene Beck Smith, 89, of Tiger, died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at her residence. She was the widow of James Sherman Smith. She was born in the Warwoman community to the late Fred and Laura Dockins B...
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Esta Mae Childers
Esta Mae Childers, 93, of Tiger, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at CannonWood Village. She was born in Franklin, N.C., to Humphrey Elijah Childers and Alice Morrison Childers. She was a purch...
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J.C. Love
J.C. Love, 71, of Mountain City, died Monday, June 3, 2013, at Mountain Lakes Medical Center. He was born Nov. 20, 1941, in Rabun County to Allene Justus Church and the late J.D. Love. He retired f...
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Howard Ernest Prater
Howard Ernest Prater, 96, of Clayton, died Thursday, May 30, 2013. He was born Oct. 18, 1916, in Hayesville, N.C., to William Isaac and Cora Matheson Prater. After teaching school in Rabun County, ...
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Thomas Howell “Tommy” Lovell
Thomas Howell “Tommy” Lovell, 75, of Tiger, died Saturday, May 25, 2013, at his residence. He was the husband of Joyce Nichols Lovell for 56 years. He was born Dec. 7, 1937, in Rabun County to the ...
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Brenda Carroll Mott
Brenda Carroll Mott, of Tiger, died Thursday, May 23, 2013, at her home. In addition to her husband of 49 years, Bob Mott, she is survived by: her daughter and son-in-law, Paige and T.R. Williams o...
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