July 30, 2014
Obituaries

Jack C. Crawford
Jack C. Crawford, 64, died late Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 20, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Molly Dean Crawford, and his granddaughter, Maya Gabrielle Lincoln...
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D.L. ‘Slim’ Whitmire
D.L. “Slim” Whitmire, 92, of Clayton, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at his residence. He was born July 27, 1921, in Rabun County to the late Andy and Ethel Speed Whitmire. He was a rancher, worked ...
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Ellis Irvin DeGroff
Ellis Irvin DeGroff, 93, of Rabun Gap, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. He was born in Nunda, N.Y., to the late Leslie DeGroff and Jennie DeMocker DeGroff. In addition to his parents, he was pre...
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Winnie G. Ledford
Winnie G. Ledford, 88, of Clayton, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at her home. She was born in Rabun County to the late Raleigh and Nora Taylor Garland. In addition to her parents, she was p...
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Susan Mary Boshart
Susan Mary Boshart, 67 of Clayton changed her address to Heaven on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. She was born June 22, 1946, in Jersey City, N.J., to the late Norman P. Jester and Flora Macdonell Jester. ...
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James A. Wilson Sr.
James A. Wilson Sr., 85, of Tiger, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. He was born in Clayton to the late Fred A. and Zoie Watts Wilson. In addition to his paren...
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Mary Alice Sissel
Mary Alice Sissel, 89, of Clayton, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Mountain Lakes Medical Center. She was born in Hockessin, Del., to Joseph Pierson and Lucy Hahn Pierson. Mrs. Sissel was a c...
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Robert Jackson Conner
Robert Jackson Conner, 47, of Rabun Gap, affectionately known as “Robbie,” died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at his residence. He was born July 14, 1966, in Franklin, N.C., to Clifford E. Conner and Ca...
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Russell C. Hunnicutt
Russell C. Hunnicutt, 68, of Mountain City, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at his residence. He was born Aug. 9, 1945, in Rabun County to Jable and Corrie Eller Hunnicutt. Russell was a heavy equipmen...
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Manning Rodgers Holmes
Manning Rodgers Holmes of Lake Burton passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, after a brief illness. She is survived by: her husband of 44 years, Jim; a son, James and wife Mary of Asheville, N.C.; a da...
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Shana Lynn Ryan Douglas
Shana Lynn Ryan Douglas, 45, went to God on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. She was born Oct. 24, 1968, to Bonnie Flick and the late James L. Ryan. She is survived by: her mother and stepfather, Bonnie and ...
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MaryAnn Ulmer
MaryAnn Ulmer, 74, of Sky Valley, passed away Friday, Jan. 10. 2014. She was born Aug. 8, 1939, in Tallahassee, Fla., to the late Esten Ansel Ulmer and Minnie Annis Robbs Ulmer. MaryAnn is survived...
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Steve Norris Justus
Steve Norris Justus, 59, of the Germany community, Clayton, and affectionately known as “Corn Bread,” died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Emory University Hospital Midtown in Atlanta. He was born Nov. ...
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Edmond Paul Alexander
Edmond Paul Alexander, 51, of Mountain City, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville, N.C. He was the husband of Tina Farmer Alexander. He was born June 7, 19...
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Troy Eugene ‘Gene’ Head
Troy Eugene “Gene” Head, 72, of Scaly Mountain, N.C., went to be with the Lord Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. Gene was born in Scaly Mountain to John Dellen Head and Annie Dryman Head. He graduated from ...
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Robbin Kay Carnes
On Jan. 9, 2014, Robbin Kay Carnes peacefully left this world of suffering for her heavenly home. Born April 20, 1956, to the late Robert Dickerson and Barbara Foote Carnes, Robbin lived all but he...
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Karl W. Struck
On Jan. 8, 2014, God called Karl W. Struck, 85, of Clayton to his Heavenly home. Born May 29, 1928, in Springfield, Ill., he married his high school sweetheart Shirley Struck, and they celebrated t...
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James Marshall Law
James Marshall Law, 82, known by many as Jimmy, of Mountain City, passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. He was born in Rabun County to Clyde Law and Lassie Taylor Law. In addition to his parents, he...
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Laura ‘Haley’ Loudermilk Wayne
Laura “Haley” Loudermilk Wayne, 41, of Clayton, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at her residence. She was born in Habersham County to the late Lylvia Thompson Mauney. She is survived by: her h...
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Homer W. Parker
Homer W. Parker, 91, of Clayton, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at his residence. He was born Aug. 16, 1922, in Rabun County to Connis Parker and Josie Hopper Parker. He was the husband of Janie Phill...
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Vora Elaine Hudson
Vora Elaine Hudson, 57, of Kingston, passed away Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at her residence. Mrs. Hudson was born April 5, 1956, in Kingston to the late Howard Keeney and Vera Head Keeney. She was a m...
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Laura Law Baker
Laura Law Baker, 78, of Mountain City, passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. She was born in Fort Pierce, Fla., to William Charles and Elizabeth Greene Law. Mrs. B...
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Arlean Parker Hopper
Arlean Parker Hopper, 88, of Clayton, died Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at the home of her grandson, Roger Carnes, in Gray. She was the widow of Keith L. Hopper. She was born in Rabun County to the late ...
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Eugene Talmadge Chamblee
Eugene Talmadge Chamblee, 77, of Clayton, passed away Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. He was born in Rabun County to the late Lester Verdo and Belle Welborn Chamblee. Gene worked for Burlington Industries a...
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Lloyd C. Westbrook Jr.
Lloyd C. Westbrook Jr. went peacefully to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at CannonWood in Tiger. He was born Oct. 28, 1923, in LaFollette, Tenn., to Exa DeAlva Roper Westbrook and Lloy...
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Michael ‘Mike’ Andrew Allison
Michael “Mike” Andrew Allison, of Dillard, passed away Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Angel Medical Center. Mike, better known as “Biggun,” was born in Myrtle Creek, Ore., to the late Glenn Jack Allison...
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Richard Arlen Kilby
Richard Arlen “Dick” Kilby was born Feb. 9, 1938, in Clayton. His family moved from Georgia to Pontiac, Mich., where Dick attended Pontiac High School. In 1960, he graduated from Michigan State Uni...
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R.A. Hamilton
R.A. Hamilton, 85, of Clayton, passed away Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. He was a lifelong resident of Rabun County and was the son of the late Milford and Deffie Runion Hamilton. In addition to his paren...
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Joe Robert Holt
Joe Robert Holt, 82, of Demorest, passed away Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, following a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Mr. Holt was born April 1, 1931, in Macon County, N.C., to the late Eu...
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Lenora Welborn Robinson
Lenora Welborn Robinson, 73, of Tiger, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. She was born Feb. 26, 1940, in Rabun County to the late Lex and Bertha Holco...
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Sara Nell Moore King
Sara Nell Moore King, 86, of Clayton, formerly of Carlton, passed away Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. Mrs. King was born in Elbert County to the late Frank Simmons Moore Jr. and Alrice Cheek Moore. Sara Ne...
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Douglas Theodore Reimer
Douglas Theodore Reimer, 69. of Clayton, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Asheville, N.C. He was born Feb. 3, 1944, in Provo, Utah, to the late Joseph and Sherlee A...
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Curtis Rayburn Shirley
Curtis Rayburn Shirley, 66, of Clayton went home peacefully to be with his Lord with his family by his bedside Tuesday morning, Dec. 10, 2013. Hew as born March 24, 1947, in Rabun County to the lat...
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Terry Freeman
Robert Terry Freeman, 61, of Danielsville, died Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. He was born in Athens to the late George Thomas and Susie Brooks Freeman and was preceded in death by grandchildren, Harley an...
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Robert O. ‘Bobby’ Dodd Jr.
Robert O. “Bobby” Dodd Jr., 92, of Clayton, passed away Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. Bobby was born in Hinton, W.Va., to the late Robert O. Dodd Sr. and Dorothy Anderson Dodd. In addition to his parents,...
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Clyde W. ‘Moody’ Smith
Clyde W. “Moody” Smith, 84, of Rabun Gap, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at his residence. He was born Jan. 17, 1929, in Swain County, N.C., to the late Grover and Marjorie Gass Smith. He was the w...
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Reaby Monteen Workman
Reaby Monteen Workman, 84, of Clinton, S.C., passed away Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at her home. She was born in Clayton to the late Clevie and Maybelle Ramey English. Mrs. Workman was a homemaker and ...
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Oscar Lloyd Jollay
O. L. “Lloyd” Jollay, founder of O. L. Jollay Masonry, passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in Atlanta, only six days after his 90th birthday. Lloyd was born Dec. 1, 1923, in Dillard, the eldest son...
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Jane Queen Justus
Jane Queen Justus, 72, of Clayton, died Thursday morning, Dec. 12, 2013, at her residence. She was born Sept. 16, 1941, in Rabun County to the late Emory N. and Pearl Bottoms Queen. She was a membe...
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Roy Edwin Plott
Roy Edwin Plott went to be with our Lord and his wife, Carol, on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. Mr. Plott was born July 15, 1918, in Whitfield County. He was raised in Tiger until school age at which time ...
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