October 02, 2014
Obituaries

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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Joseph Horace ‘Papa Joe’ Cannon
Joseph Horace “Papa Joe” Cannon, 69, of Rabun Gap died of cancer Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force who served in the Vietnam War. He is surv...
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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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James G. Davis Jr.
James G. Davis Jr., 59, of Hiawassee, passed away Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, following an extended illness. Mr. Davis was born Feb. 26, 1954. A native of Atlanta, he attended North Fulton High School an...
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Jeanette Aileen ‘Sam’ Brooks Barnette
Jeanette Aileen “Sam” Brooks Barnette, 82, of St. Marys, passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. She was born Jan. 10, 1931, in Schenectady, N.Y., to the late Fred R. and Ruth A. Swartz Brooks. “Sam,” ...
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Julie Marie Teague
Julie Marie Teague, 55, of Clayton, passed away Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. She was born in Leesville, La., to Donald Lackey and Gail Brooks Ramey. She was preceded in death by her father and a sister, ...
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Harrison O’Shields
Harrison O’Shields Jr., 63, of Tiger, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at Mountain Lakes Medical Center in Clayton. He was born March 27, 1950, in Rabun County to Mary Beasley and Harrison O’Shields Sr. ...
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Jesse James Penland
Jesse James Penland was born Sept. 10, 1949, to the late Sidney B. and Harley Lewis Penland Sr. He graciously went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Stephens County Hospital in Toccoa...
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Dorothy McClain Duncan
Dorothy McClain Duncan, 89, of Tiger, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at her home. She was born in Tiger to the late Ray McClain and Rosa Bleckley McClain. In addition to her parents, she was p...
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Louis Raymond Trowbridge
Louis Raymond Trowbridge, 57, passed away Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, after a tree felling accident. Mr. Trowbridge was born May 23, 1956 in Miami. He was a longtime forklift driver as well as a train...
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Lucky Joe Dills
Lucky Joe Dills, 67, of Lakemont, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at his residence. He was born in Macon County, N.C., to Hazel Dills, who preceded him in death. He is survived by: his loving...
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Anabel Bleckley Donaldson
Anabel Bleckley Donaldson died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at Newton Medical Center. She was born in 1924 in Clayton. Anabel was the daughter of the late Leon and Irene Bleckley of Clayton. Anabel is s...
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Catherine Virginia Crawford Wall
Catherine Virginia Crawford Wall, 76, of Clarkesville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. Mrs. Wall was born May 19, 1937, in Rabun County to the late Prince and Roselee Holcomb Crawford. In addi...
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Fred ‘Wallace’ Watkins
Fred “Wallace” Watkins, a lifelong resident of Rabun County, passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Fred Watkins and Predda Gertrude Martin Watkins. Wallac...
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Octavia Moore ‘Tavia’ Holcomb
Octavia Moore “Tavia” Holcomb, 78, of Lake City, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, in Lake City. She was born Dec. 8, 1934, in Rabun County to John and Julia Watts Moore. She was the widow of George M. ...
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Kenneth Lamar James
Kenneth Lamar James, 57, of Scaly Mountain, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. He was born Sept. 26, 1956, in Franklin, N.C., to Karl Kenneth James and the late Rena Paul...
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Cori Irene Wooten
Cori Irene Wooten, 29, of Mountain City, died Wednesday night, Oct. 30, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. She was born Sept. 5, 1984, in Oconee County, S.C., to Joel and Ale...
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Bert W. Stiles
Bert W. Stiles, 73, of Buchanan, passed away Wednesday morning, Nov. 6, 2013, in Southern Traditions Nursing Home. Mr. Stiles was born Nov. 10, 1939, in Franklin, N.C., to the late Lake and Ethel R...
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Nicholas Wayne Love
Nicholas Wayne Love, 12, of Yellville, Ark., passed away Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. The son of Brian Love and Christina (Bass) Love was born March 5, 2001, in Harrison, Ark. Nicholas was a seventh-grade...
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Edith W. Parker
Edith W. Parker, 89, of Rabun Gap, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at her home. She was born Feb. 12, 1924, in Rabun County to Raymond and Nova Moore Whitmire. She was twice married: first to Edward B...
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Evelyn A. Evens Gragg
Evelyn A. Evens Gragg, 102, of Clayton, died Friday evening, Nov. 8, 2013, at her residence. She was the widow of Hubert V. Gragg. She was born Feb. 22, 1911, in Clarkesville to William John and Na...
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Lelia A. Taylor
Lelia A. Taylor, 82, of Tiger, died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at her residence. She was born Sept. 12, 1931, in Rabun County to the late Easburn and Alice Robinson Whitworth. She was the widow of Wil...
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James W. Craig
James W. Craig, 89, passed away on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Craig was born Sept. 21, 1924, in Tiger to the late Virgil Craig and Cleo Halcomb Cra...
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Lena A. Shook English
Lena A. Shook English, 83, of Clayton, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. She was born March 8, 1930, in Hiawassee to the late Dillard and Della G. Shook. She was a member of Blue H...
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Jeffery ‘Jeff’ David Matheson
Jeffery “Jeff” David Matheson, 48, of Clayton, passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. Jeff was born Aug. 22, 1965, in Clayton to Lorraine Hamby Matheson Corbin and James “Jim” Matheson. He was a life...
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Gordon ‘Lamar’ Lamb
Gordon “Lamar” Lamb, 78, of Livonia, Mich., and formerly of Dillard, died July 4, 2013, at his home. Lamar was born Nov. 12, 1935, in Scaly Mountain, N.C. He retired from the railroad, was a musici...
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Louise Henslee
Louise Henslee, 70, of Clayton, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at Mountain View Health Care in Georgia. She was the widow of Frank V. Henslee Jr., who died in 1992. She was born July 28, 1943, in Rabun...
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Cori Irene Wooten
Cori Irene Wooten, 29, of Mountain City, died Wednesday night, Oct. 30, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. She was born Sept. 5, 1984, in Oconee County, S.C., to Joel and Ale...
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Bobby Kenneth ‘BK’ Davis
Bobby Kenneth “BK” Davis, 81, of Lakemont, lost his long fight with COPD, macular degeneration and pneumonia Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, with his wife of 61 years, Wilma Smith Davis, by his side at Haber...
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James Milton Houck
James Milton Houck, 87, of Clayton, died Friday, Oct. 25 at Mountain View Health Care in Clayton. He was born Oct. 1, 1926, in Rabun County to the late John W. and Maude Wilbanks Houck. He was the ...
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Mary Frances Ward
Mary Frances Ward, 90, affectionately known as Fran of Tiger, died Monday Oct. 21, 2013, at Cannonwood Village. She was the widow of Russell Raymond Ward. She was born Dec. 27, 1922, in Meridian, M...
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Rosemary Million Dodgins
Rosemary Million Dodgins, 59, of Clayton, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at her residence. She was born July 15, 1954, in Lexington, Va., to the late Charles and Doris Miller Million. She was the w...
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Evadale Bartling
Funeral services for Evadale Bartling, 91 of Valentine, Neb., and formerly of Creighton, Neb., will be at 1:30 p.m. today at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Creighton. The Rev. Fran Harwerth will officia...
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Margaret Virginia Johnson Sasser
Margaret Virginia Johnson Sasser was known for her service to Christ, her deep love for her husband, Scott, and dedication to her family. Born Feb. 28, 1920, Margaret died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, ...
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Allen Elbert Fleming
Allen Elbert Fleming, 71, of Mountain City, died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Stephens County Hospital in Toccoa. He was born April 10, 1942, in Brasstown, N.C., to the late Rance E. and Susie York ...
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Violet LeFay Thompson
Violet LeFay Thompson, daughter of the late Ora and Charles Cannon and the late Roy L. Justus, passed away Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. She was born Nov. 20, 1934, in...
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Dylan Cane Parker
Dylan Cane Parker, 20, of Toccoa, passed away Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. He was born June 15, 1993 in Stephens County. Dylan was a 2011 Stephens County High School graduate and a student at the Univers...
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