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Obit: Beth Ann Keihn “Staker”
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend | print
We are sorry to announce the death of Beth Ann Keihn “Staker” on October 17, 2011.

Beth was born in Muncie, Ind. on June 20,1953. She was employed by the City of Muncie as a clerk, a Muncie police officer and a 911 supervisor. Beth was the first female officer at the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office. Her last eight years were spent working for George Butler, a local attorney.

Beth is lovingly survived by her siblings, Robert Pence and wife Debbie, and their son, Wil Pence, of Dahlonega, Robin Huffman and her son Matthew, of Cumming, Anita Winkle and her companion Mike Flesher, her daughters, Ashley Coats and husband Sean, and Whitney Winkle, all of Muncie, Ind.; niece, Amy Swisher of Dawsonville, and her sons Cinco and Travis Swisher of Houston, Texas; step-mother Nancy Schneider, Birmingham, Mich. and many cousins, “one who was like a brother,” aunts and uncles; her loving faithful companion Rudy.

Beth was proceeded in death by her mother Anna Pence and her father Willard Keihn, her stepfather Robert Pence Sr., her sister Kathy Keihn, her brother Anthony Pence, and her special aunts Juanita Teal, Thelma Hutchinson; and also her favorite person, grandmother Eliza Gilland.

Memorial donations may be sent to the Embracing Life Fund.Org. 2370 Northlake Rd, Gainesville, Ga. 30506 or to Northeast Georgia Hospice, 2150 Limestone Parkway, Gainesville, Ga. 30501.

We are hosting a Celebration of Beth’s life on October 29th at 3 p.m. Our home will be open to all of Beth’s friends and family. Please bring a covered dish.

Thank you and love to all.

The Pence’s

Arrangements entrusted to Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega.

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Melvin Wayne Rickett
Sep 27, 2011 | 5183 views | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Melvin Wayne Rickett, age 52, of Dahlonega, died September 23, 2011.

Mr. Rickett was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Chastain Disspain.

He had lived in Dahlonega for several years.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Casey and Ashley Rickett, Dawsonville; stepdaughter, Kristy Harper, Cleveland, Ga.; father, Louis Disspain, Dahlonega; brothers, David Disspain, James Disspain, and Danny Disspain, all of Dahlonega.

Funeral services were held September 25, 2011 at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega.

Rev. James Wilbanks will officiated.

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega was in charge of the arrangements.
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