April 21, 2014
Obituaries

Jackie Provance Capps
Jackie Provance Capps, 65, of Tiger, died Saturday morning, March 2, 2013, at her residence with her loving family and friends by her side. She was born Feb. 16, 1948, in Van Buren Mich., to the la...
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Gisele Lynn Yeary Queen
Gisele Lynn Yeary Queen, 53, died Saturday, March 2, 2013, at her residence with her loving family by her side. She was born Sept. 22, 1959, to Sarah English Duncan and the late James Harold Yeary,...
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Robert Bruce Smith
Long-time Clayton resident Robert Bruce Smith, 93, passed into the full presence of the Lord on Sunday, March 3, 2013, in Baldwin. Born in Youngstown, Ohio, he was the youngest of 12 and last survi...
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Barbara Ann Galbreath
Barbara Ann Galbreath was born July 23, 1922, to William and Rena Lindberg in Seattle. After a normal childhood, she graduated from high school and attended the University of Washington for a short...
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Deborah Ann Payne Rogers
Deborah Ann Payne Rogers, 54, of Clayton, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at her residence. She was the wife of Harold H. Rogers. She was born March 12, 1958, in Franklin, N.C., to Martha Payne of Clay...
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James Paul Janeczko
James Paul Janeczko, 59, of Clayton,went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at his residence. He was born in Mattituck, N.Y., to the late Stanley and Thelma Crommer Janeczko. James was...
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Mary Glass Crooks
Mary Glass Crooks, 87, of Rabun Gap, died peacefully Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at her residence at CannonWood Village in Tiger following a brave and lengthy battle with cancer. She was born Nov. 4, 19...
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Robert A. Henson
Robert A. Henson, 61, of Otto, N.C., passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. He was born in Lodi, Ohio, to the late James J. Henson and Jewel Conner Henson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded...
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Leonard L. ‘Dan’ Kelly Jr.
Leonard L. “Dan” Kelly Jr., 73, of Clayton, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Habersham Medical Center. He was born June 25, 1939, in Latrobe, Pa., to the late L.L. “Dunny” and Ethel Kelly Sr. He work...
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Garvin F. Brady Jr.
Garvin F. Brady Jr., 81, of Clarkesville, passed away Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. Garvin is survived by: his wife, Carol Ann Brady; a daughter and son-in-law, Carla Brady and Christopher Cook; stepson...
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Marlene Underwood James
Marlene Underwood James, 81, of Dillard, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Mountain Lakes Medical Center. She was the widow of Horace James. She was born Aug. 10, 1931, in Rabun County to the late Wi...
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Ruth Murray Speed
Ruth Murray Speed, 86, of Clayton, died Feb. 7, 2013, at her residence. She was born Nov. 26, 1926, in Habersham County to John Harvey Murray and Connice Ramey Murray. She was twice married: first ...
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Judy Lee Carter
Judy Lee Carter, 64, of Clayton, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at her residence. She was born April 23, 1948, in Tiger to the late Bill and Ethel Bradshaw Gibson. She was employed at Clayburne Manufa...
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Mildred Deal Thompson
Mildred Deal Thompson, 84, of Otto, N.C., and Tiger, passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. Born in Macon County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Jake Palmer Deal and Aver Watts Deal. In addition...
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Andrea Gail Thompson Ramey
As many in Rabun County knew her, our beloved Andrea Gail Thompson Ramey, affectionately known as “Mama Gail,” went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. Gail and two of her daughters, Den...
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Edith Crunkleton
Edith Crunkleton, 91, of Dillard, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Angel Medical Center in Franklin, N.C. She was born July 3, 1921, in Macon County, N.C., but lived in Rabun Gap and Dillard for more...
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Dever Strickland Lee
Dever Strickland Lee, 80, of the Chechero community, Clayton, died Sunday Feb. 3, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. He was the widower of Hazel Dixon Lee. He was born May 22...
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Billy Lewis Hamby
Billy Lewis Hamby, 82, of Rabun Gap, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. He was born July 27, 1930, in Clayton to Lewis Hamby and Mille Wall Hamby. His parents preceded him in ...
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Frank Bradbury Halter
Frank Bradbury Halter, 83, of Greenville, S.C., passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at his home. He was born in Atlanta to the late Louise Bradbury Halter and Vern Ralph Halter. He was a...
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Louis-Marie Morin
Louis-Marie Morin, 78, of Clayton, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2013, at his residence. He was born March 12, 1934, in Quebec, Canada, to the late Hilaire and Ne’lida LaRocheole-Morin. He lived mos...
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Faye T. Moore
Faye T. Moore, 93, of Hayesville, N.C., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. She was a native of Rabun County and the daughter of the late Fredrick and Icie Blalock Thompson. Faye s...
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Gregory Scott Brown
Gregory “Scottie” Brown, 47, of Sylva, N.C., and formerly of Franklin, N.C., our beloved son, husband and loving father, left this world on the wings of an angel to be with his Lord and savior and ...
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Margaret ‘Peggy’ Haman
Margaret “Peggy” Haman, 94, of Rabun Gap, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. In her young adulthood, she became a solo pilot, ending her flying career when she landed crosswise in a cornfield. Sh...
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Roy Martin Conner
Roy Martin Conner, 50, of Rabun Gap, affectionally known as “Marty,” died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at his residence. He was born May 24, 1962, in Franklin, N.C., to Clifford E.Conner and Carolyn Da...
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Lois Carter Webb
Lois Carter Webb, 98, of Clayton, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. She was born Feb. 13, 1914, in Russellville, Ala., to Robert L. and Florence Hargett Carter. In addition to...
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Lawrence Franklin Shook
Lawrence Franklin Shook, 89, of Clayton, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. He was born April 21, 1923, to Larnce Dillard Shook and Della Gibson Shook. He was preceded in dea...
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Janie Speed Richardson
Janie Speed Richardson, of McDonough, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, after an extended illness. She was preceded in death by: her parents, Joe and Samantha Speed; three b...
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Sara L. Moss
Sara L. Moss, 99, of Clayton and formerly of Marietta, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at home. She was born Nov. 29, 1913, in Tift County to Sam and Minnie Lipps. Survivors include: two sons, Frank (P...
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Joseph Raymond Mixon
Joseph Raymond Mixon, 79, of Dillard, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at Mountain Lakes Medical Center. He was born Sept. 2, 1933, in Greenville, S.C., to Alex and Elizabeth Pitts Mixon. In addi...
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Frances Rose Burrell Norton
Frances Rose Burrell Norton, 98, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. She was born April 23, 1914, and grew up in Rabun County on the family farm near Dillard. She married Jay Norton in 1934, and in 1937 mo...
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Thomas Andrew Parker
Thomas Andrew Parker, 55, Clayton, affectionately known as “Tommy,” died suddenly and unexpectedly Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. He was born Dec. 30, 1957, in Rabun County to James Andrew Parker of Frankl...
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Gene Earl Martin
Gene Earl Martin, 56, of Rabun Gap, passed away peacefully in his sleep Dec. 22, 2012. He was born June 1, 1956, in Gainesville, where he spent several years working in the family business, G. H. M...
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Esther Pearl Heglund Olson
Esther Pearl Heglund Olson, 91, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at Ivy Hall Assisted Living in Alpharetta. Pearl was born June 16, 1921, in Winnebago, Minn. She was raised as the daughter of M...
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William Samuel Dixon
William Samuel Dixon, 65, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Dixon was born Dec. 30, 1947, in Clarkesville to Margaret Kinney Dixon...
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Fred Lee McCoy
Fred Lee McCoy, 85, of the Liberty community, Tiger, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at his residence. He was born Jan. 14, 1927, in Rabun County to the late Ulyses and Alice Deal McCoy. He was a carpe...
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Susan Dianne Moore
Susan Dianne Moore, writer, of Clayton passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. Born in Atlanta, Susan was survived by: her mother, Emily Moore; sisters, Beverly and husband Pat Garner and Lainy Nichols ...
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William Karl ‘Bud’ Duckworth
William Karl “Bud” Duckworth, 69, of Tiger, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at University Hospital in Augusta. He was born Sept. 11, 1943, in Walhalla, S.C., to William C. and Lila Hood Duckwort...
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Mildred Littleton Rogers
Mildred Littleton Rogers, 90, of Dillard, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at her residence, with her family at her side. Mildred was the daughter of the late Fred S. Littleton Sr. and Lucy Gregor...
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Karin Elisbeth Helga Giddens
Karin Elisbeth Helga Giddens, beloved wife of Woodrow “Bobby” F. Gidddens, passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. She was born April 20, 1938, in Hamm, Germany. She was educated in business but was con...
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Ruth Kilby
Ruth Kilby, widow of the late Farish Kilby and formerly Ruth Leilah-Bell Hollifield, has been rescued by the Lord. Born in 1917 to Emory and Mary Arrendale Hollifield, she was a lifelong resident o...
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