July 02, 2015
Obituaries

Elizabeth C. 'Mama Carol' Smith Cobb
Elizabeth Carol Smith Cobb, “Mama Carol,” 73, of Clayton, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. She was born in Ellijay and was the daughter o...
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Ruby 'Betty' Coleman McEachern
Ruby "Betty" Coleman McEachern, 83, of Hickory, North Carolina, passed away Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Trinity Village. Born Dec. 3, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Jessie Coleman and Ruby Ho...
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Thomas L. Davis Sr.
Thomas Leo Davis Sr., 83, of Clayton, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. He was born March 20, 1931, in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, and was the son of the late ...
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
George E. Curtis
On Jan. 30, 2015, a story that began on Dec. 11, 1932, in Otto, North Carolina, came to an end. George Edward Curtis was a wonderful man. His was the story of the best father, husband, brother, son...
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Barbara S. Passmore
Barbara Sue Passmore, 72, of Dillard, passed away Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Andy and Hazel Justice Cope. Barbara was an active member of Betty’s ...
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Lillian L. Welborn Queen
Funeral services for Mrs. Lillian Leona Welborn Queen, 87, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at the Richard N. Stanley Memorial Chapel, with interment following at Westview Cemetery. The ...
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Chlo G. Hubbard
Chlo Gratigny Hubbard, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, died Jan. 9, 2015, at the age of 80 in Rabun Gap. A graduate of Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now known as Auburn University, Class of ...
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Lillie L. Baker
Lillie Lois Baker, 82, of Clayton, went home to be with the Lord Friday, Jan. 23. She was born in Rabun County and was the daughter of the late Lonas “Bill” Baker and Dovie Nichols Baker. She is su...
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Keith C. Watts
Keith Columbus Watts, 43, of Clayton, passed away Jan. 16, 2015, at Mountain Lakes Medical Center. Keith Watts was born in Rabun County. He was the son of Linda Owens Ramey and William ‘Bill’ Watts...
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Mary R. Wilson Lunsford
Mary Roanne Wilson Lunsford, 65, formerly of Clayton, passed away Jan. 15, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Ms. Lunsford was born in Rabun County and was the daughter of the late Greenlee...
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Thomas E. Roach
Thomas Eugene Roach of Clayton, born Jan. 31, 1945, passed away Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. He was preceded in death by his father, Clem Thomas Roach, mother, Ethel Lee Ramey-Roach, sisters, Kay Campbe...
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Guy Thomas McKenzie
Guy Thomas McKenzie of Sky Valley peacefully passed away Jan. 6, 2015, at his home after enduring a three-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Born Feb. 4, 1948, in Asheville, North Carolina, Guy T....
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Joe M. Burrell
Joe Maurice Burrell Sr., 64, of Tiger, passed away Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at his residence. He was born March 20, 1950, in Rabun County and was the son of the late Joe A. Burrell and Thelma Chastai...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Billy J. Watts
Billy Jarrell “Bill” Watts, 76, of Bridge Creek Road, Tiger, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, at his home. Born in Rabun County on Sept. 21, 1938, he was the son of the late Roy Milton Watts and Arietta ...
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Marjorie H. Vines NeSmith
Marjorie Hildra Vines NeSmith, a member of First Baptist Church in Jesup for 67 years and champion of her community, died peacefully and surrounded by family on Dec. 29, 2014, in Jesup. She was 90....
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Billy J. Watts
Billy Jarrell “Bill” Watts, 76, of Bridge Creek Road, Tiger, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, at his home. Born in Rabun County on Sept. 21, 1938, he was the son of the late Roy Milton Watts and Arietta ...
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Horace G. Dickerson
Horace Grant Dickerson, 77, of Big Flat, Arkansas, passed away Dec. 27, 2014, in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Horace was born Nov. 15, 1937, in Rabun County to the late Joseph Edward and Alma Mirerva (...
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Emanuel C. Hunt
Emanuel C. Hunt, 89, affectionately known as “E.C.” or “Manny,” died Dec. 20, 2014, in Clayton at his residence of natural causes.
Jan 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Gary C. Durrence
Gary Chadwick Durrence, beloved son of Gary and Linda Durrence, was born on June 27, 1970, in Gainesville. Chad entered into eternal rest on Dec. 24, 2014. He attended elementary school and early h...
Jan 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Shirley M. Galloway
Shirley M. Galloway, 78, of the Warwoman Community, wife of Lawton Galloway, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at Mountain View Health Care, Clayton. She has been cremated and a memorial service will be ...
Jan 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Annie M. Welch Garrett
Annie Mae Welch Garrett, 75, of Playhouse Drive, Mountain City, widow of Wilkin B. (Jack) Garrett, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, at her residence. Born in Rabun County on Oct. 17, 1939, she was the d...
Jan 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Jo Ann H. Long
Jo Ann Hutchins Long, 79, of the Lakemont community, passed away Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at her daughter’s house with her family at her side. She was born in Orangeburg, South Carolina, and was the ...
Dec 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Joyce H. Anderson
Joyce Harriet Anderson, 91, Lutheran pastor’s wife and former missionary to East Africa, died after a long illness on Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, surrounded by family and loved ones at Autumn Leaves Mem...
Dec 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Nellie B. York Turpin
Nellie Belle York Turpin, 99, of the Warwoman Community, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and widow of Martin Jesse Turpin, peacefully went home to meet her Lord on Saturday, Dec. ...
Dec 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Paul A. Moore
Paul Allen Moore, 90, of Wolffork Road, Rabun Gap, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. Born in Rabun County on Feb. 1, 1924, he was the son of the late...
Dec 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Josephine J. Watts
Josephine Jodi Watts, 86, of Tiger, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 20, 2014. Jodi was born April 17, 1928, in Atlanta, the second child of James Larkin Vaughan and Vera Iowa Dayton Vaughan. She w...
Dec 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Sue D. Tyler
Sue Dickerson Tyler, 76, of Wade Lane in Clayton, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Sue was born in Rabun County on Aug. 28, 1938, to the late William ...
Dec 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
William Barnes
William Barnes, 85, of Lakemont, passed away Dec. 12, 2014, at the Habersham Medical Center. He was the son of the late Ethel and Thomas Barnes and was preceded in death by two brothers and one sis...
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Terry E. “Buddy” Crone
Terry Eugene ( Buddy) Crone, 55, of Twin Lake Circle, Eastonollee, in Stephens County, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at his residence. Born in Rabun County on Jan. 9, 1959, he was the son of the late ...
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Dian Tyson Davis
Dian Tyson Davis, 61, of Clayton, formerly of Ocilla, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at Tift Regional Medical Center in Tifton, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services wer...
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
David Kiser Whatley
David Kiser Whatley, 65, a Sky Valley City Councilman and member of the executive committee of the Board of Directors for the Rabun County Tourism Development Authority, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2014,...
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Lewis Monroe Frady
Lewis Monroe Frady, 80, of Lakemont, passed away Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. He was born in Habersham County and was the son of Hezekiah Frady and Della Benfield Frady.   In addition to his parents, h...
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Stella Mason Lakey
Stella Mason Lakey, 90, of Mountain City, widow of Nelson Lakey, died Thursday evening, Nov. 20, 2014, in Highlands, North Carolina. Born in Macon County, North Carolina, on April 27, 1924, in the ...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Helmut Paul Wales
Helmut Paul Wales, 86, of Cat Gap Road, Clayton, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Habersham Home West, Demorest. Born in Germany on April 3, 1928, he was the son of the late Alexander and Elfrieda ...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Bee W. Broadrick
Mrs. Bee Weatherly Broadrick, 95, widow of Ed B. Broadrick, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at Mountain View Health Care, Clayton, Georgia. Born in Mountain City on Jan. 27, 1919, she was the daughter ...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Darnce James Shook
Darnce James Shook, 90, of Clayton died Sunday night, Nov. 23, 2014, in Mountain View Nursing Home. He was the widower of Lillie Beck Shook. Born in Hiawassee, on Aug. 24, 1924, he was the son of t...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Ronnie Keener
Ronnie Keener, 66, of Elberton, formerly of Rabun County, died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at his home in Elberton. Born in Rabun County on Jan. 19, 1948, he was the son of the late Ed Keener and Kate...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Carl E. Brown
Carl Eugene Brown, 77, of Clayton, passed away on Nov. 4, 2014, at his residence. Mr. Brown is the son of the late Eugene Brown and Margaret Talley. He is survived by: his wife, Reba Brown; daughte...
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Wilda J. Atkins
Wilda Juanita Atkins, 50, Tiger, passed away at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. Mrs. Atkins was born March 16, 1964, in Tiger to the late Willard Taylor and Peggy McC...
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Ray Rumsey
Gen. Ray Rumsey, affectionately known by his students and friends as “Coach” or “Papa Ray,” 83, of Clayton, passed away at Cannonwood on Saturday, Nov. 15,  2014, with his family at his side. He wa...
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
full story



Local Deals
Sign Up to receive Breaking News
Sign Up to receive Local Deals
Featured businesses