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Robert A. Mann

Resident of Dahlonega

Robert A. Mann, age 83, of Dahlonega, Ga. died Thursday, March 27, 2014 following an extended illness.

Robert lived in Dahlonega, Ga. since 1995, after moving from Atlanta, Ga. He retired from the United States Postal Service and was a member of Dahlonega Church of God.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Mann; father, Cecil Mann; mother, Lillian Mann and granddaughter, Cammie Black.

He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Ann and Bill Black, Blue Ridge, Ga., Linda and Fred Dickerson, Dahlonega, Ga.; sisters and brother-in-law, Linda Gray, Jasper, Ga., Lynette and Ron Kennedy, Lafayette, La.; grandchildren, Sheila Reinert and Fiancé James Freeman, Orrville, Ohio, Robert & Bella Reinert, Munich, Germany, Marsha Dickerson and Fiancé Jamie Blackwell, Dahlonega, Ga., Angel Edwards, Blue Ridge, Ga.; great-grandchildren, Alexandra, Samantha, Brandon, Anita May, T.J., Amy, Andrew, Austin and Anna; great-great grandchildren, Geoffrey, Cameryn, Isaac, Nicholas, Megan, and Eli. A number of other relatives also survive.

Funeral services for Robert were held Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Banister Funeral Home Chapel, Dahlonega, Ga. Rev. Larry Henry officiated. Interment followed at River View Memorial Park cemetery, Smyrna, Ga.

Online condolences may be made at www.banisterfuneralhome.net.

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

Florrie George Poole

Resident of Dahlonega

Mrs. Florrie George Poole, age 93, of Dahlonega, Ga., died Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega following a period of declining health.

Florrie was born in East Point, Ga. January 16, 1921. She had lived in the Dahlonega area for over 20 years and was a former resident of Lilburn, Ga. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.

She was the daughter of the late Issac and Dora Llewallen George and was also preceded in death by her husband, Frank David Poole and seven siblings.

Florrie is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Wayne Hudson, Suches, Ga.; son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Rosemary Poole, Dahlonega, Ga.; grandchildren and spouses, Keith and Lynda Hudson, Laura and Rob Davis, Ian and Jasmine Poole, and Caleb Poole. Eight great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren, and a number of other relatives also survive.

A graveside funeral service was held Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Suches, Ga. Rev. Lewis Gregory officiated. A memorial service followed at R Ranch in the Mountains Chapel in Dahlonega.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your favorite charity in Mrs. Poole’s memory.

Online condolences may be made at www.banisterfuneralhome.net.

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

Charlie L. Grizzle

Resident of Dahlonega

Charlie L. Grizzle, age 83, of Dahlonega, Ga., passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga. following a period of declining health.

Charlie was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was retired from the Burlington Pinetree Plant in Dahlonega and was a member of Concord Baptist Church in Lumpkin County. Charlie served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Charlie was the son of the late Raleigh Grizzle and Annie Moose Grizzle and was also preceded in death by a daughter, Shelia Grizzle; brothers, Paul Grizzle, Ed Grizzle, and Larry Grizzle; and sister, Ella Mae Calhoun.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Christine Grizzle, Dahlonega, Ga.; daughters and son-in-law, Wanda and David Mabry, Dahlonega, Ga., Sherrie Norrell, Dahlonega, Ga.; sisters, Carrie Robinson, Athens, Ga., Bertha Gooch, Dahlonega, Ga., Nell and Junior Simmons, Dahlonega, Ga.; grandchildren, Aireyll and Joe Simmons, Heath and Brandy Christy, Wyatt Norrell, and Bailee Norrell; great-grandchildren, Dustin and Justin Simmons, Dustin and Ashlyn Christy. Numerous other relatives also survive.

Funeral services for Charlie were held Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Concord Baptist Church in Lumpkin County. Rev. Lyman Caldwell and Rev. Tony Allison officiated. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Military honors will be provided by the Veterans Alliance Honor Guard.

Online condolences may be made at www.banisterfuneralhome.net.

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

James Daniel McCaleb

Resident of Dahlonega

James Daniel McCaleb, age 53, of Dahlonega, Ga. passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014 from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. He was veteran of the United States Navy where he served in the Sea Bee’s. He was a member of the Blue Mountain Masonic Lodge. He loved to fish and study the Civil War.

He is preceded in death by his father, James Sherman McCaleb.

He is survived by his mother, Edna Louise McCaleb of Dahlonega, Ga.; brothers, Keith and Lisa McCaleb of Dahlonega, Ga., Scott McCaleb of Dahlonega, Ga.; sister, Geanne-Marie McCaleb and Steve Brantley of Mansfield, La.; nephews and niece, Ryan, Jessica, and Ben. And several other relatives.

Funeral Services were held on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at the Dahlonega Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed at Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, Ga. with full Military Honors. Condolences may be expressed on-line at www.dahlonegafuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Dahlonega Funeral Home, 20 Gibson Rd., Dahlonega, GA, 30533, 706-864-DOVE.

Reda Johnson

Resident of Gainesville

Mrs. Reda Johnson, age 91, of Gainesville, Ga. died Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega following a period of declining health.

Mrs. Johnson was born August 9, 1922 in Gainesville, Ga. and had lived in the Murrayville area most of her life. She was a homemaker and member of Free Methodist Church in Gainesville, Ga.

Reda was the daughter of the late Lovick Pierce Green and Montine Newton Green and was also preceded in death by her husband, John Edward Johnson; sons, Larry Joe Johnson and Billy Johnson; grandson, Jimmy Johnson; sister, Louise Mooney; and brother, Lovick Pierce Green Jr.

She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Jim Struder, Gainesville, Ga.; son and daughter-in-law, James and Nancy Johnson, Gainesville, Ga.; brother, William Green, Gainesville, Ga. Seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and a number of other relatives also survive.

Funeral services for Reda were held Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega. Rev. Jack Gilreath officiated. Interment followed in Memorial Park Cemetery in Gainesville. Online condolences may be made at www.banisterfuneralhome.net.

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

Death Notices

Gerda Houp, 80, passed away on Thursday March 27, 2014. Bearden Funeral Home was in charge of

arrangements.

Edith Abbott Link, 71, passed away on March 23, 2014. SouthCare Cremation and Funeral Society was in charge of arrangements.

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Obituaries (4-2-14 edition)
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Robert A. Mann

Resident of Dahlonega

Robert A. Mann, age 83, of Dahlonega, Ga. died Thursday, March 27, 2014 following an extended illness.

Robert lived in Dahlonega, Ga. since 1995, after moving from Atlanta, Ga. He retired from the United States Postal Service and was a member of Dahlonega Church of God.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Mann; father, Cecil Mann; mother, Lillian Mann and granddaughter, Cammie Black.

He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Ann and Bill Black, Blue Ridge, Ga., Linda and Fred Dickerson, Dahlonega, Ga.; sisters and brother-in-law, Linda Gray, Jasper, Ga., Lynette and Ron Kennedy, Lafayette, La.; grandchildren, Sheila Reinert and Fiancé James Freeman, Orrville, Ohio, Robert & Bella Reinert, Munich, Germany, Marsha Dickerson and Fiancé Jamie Blackwell, Dahlonega, Ga., Angel Edwards, Blue Ridge, Ga.; great-grandchildren, Alexandra, Samantha, Brandon, Anita May, T.J., Amy, Andrew, Austin and Anna; great-great grandchildren, Geoffrey, Cameryn, Isaac, Nicholas, Megan, and Eli. A number of other relatives also survive.

Funeral services for Robert were held Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Banister Funeral Home Chapel, Dahlonega, Ga. Rev. Larry Henry officiated. Interment followed at River View Memorial Park cemetery, Smyrna, Ga.

Online condolences may be made at www.banisterfuneralhome.net.

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

Florrie George Poole

Resident of Dahlonega

Mrs. Florrie George Poole, age 93, of Dahlonega, Ga., died Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega following a period of declining health.

Florrie was born in East Point, Ga. January 16, 1921. She had lived in the Dahlonega area for over 20 years and was a former resident of Lilburn, Ga. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.

She was the daughter of the late Issac and Dora Llewallen George and was also preceded in death by her husband, Frank David Poole and seven siblings.

Florrie is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Wayne Hudson, Suches, Ga.; son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Rosemary Poole, Dahlonega, Ga.; grandchildren and spouses, Keith and Lynda Hudson, Laura and Rob Davis, Ian and Jasmine Poole, and Caleb Poole. Eight great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren, and a number of other relatives also survive.

A graveside funeral service was held Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Suches, Ga. Rev. Lewis Gregory officiated. A memorial service followed at R Ranch in the Mountains Chapel in Dahlonega.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your favorite charity in Mrs. Poole’s memory.

Online condolences may be made at www.banisterfuneralhome.net.

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

Charlie L. Grizzle

Resident of Dahlonega

Charlie L. Grizzle, age 83, of Dahlonega, Ga., passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga. following a period of declining health.

Charlie was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was retired from the Burlington Pinetree Plant in Dahlonega and was a member of Concord Baptist Church in Lumpkin County. Charlie served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Charlie was the son of the late Raleigh Grizzle and Annie Moose Grizzle and was also preceded in death by a daughter, Shelia Grizzle; brothers, Paul Grizzle, Ed Grizzle, and Larry Grizzle; and sister, Ella Mae Calhoun.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Christine Grizzle, Dahlonega, Ga.; daughters and son-in-law, Wanda and David Mabry, Dahlonega, Ga., Sherrie Norrell, Dahlonega, Ga.; sisters, Carrie Robinson, Athens, Ga., Bertha Gooch, Dahlonega, Ga., Nell and Junior Simmons, Dahlonega, Ga.; grandchildren, Aireyll and Joe Simmons, Heath and Brandy Christy, Wyatt Norrell, and Bailee Norrell; great-grandchildren, Dustin and Justin Simmons, Dustin and Ashlyn Christy. Numerous other relatives also survive.

Funeral services for Charlie were held Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Concord Baptist Church in Lumpkin County. Rev. Lyman Caldwell and Rev. Tony Allison officiated. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Military honors will be provided by the Veterans Alliance Honor Guard.

Online condolences may be made at www.banisterfuneralhome.net.

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

James Daniel McCaleb

Resident of Dahlonega

James Daniel McCaleb, age 53, of Dahlonega, Ga. passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014 from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. He was veteran of the United States Navy where he served in the Sea Bee’s. He was a member of the Blue Mountain Masonic Lodge. He loved to fish and study the Civil War.

He is preceded in death by his father, James Sherman McCaleb.

He is survived by his mother, Edna Louise McCaleb of Dahlonega, Ga.; brothers, Keith and Lisa McCaleb of Dahlonega, Ga., Scott McCaleb of Dahlonega, Ga.; sister, Geanne-Marie McCaleb and Steve Brantley of Mansfield, La.; nephews and niece, Ryan, Jessica, and Ben. And several other relatives.

Funeral Services were held on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at the Dahlonega Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed at Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, Ga. with full Military Honors. Condolences may be expressed on-line at www.dahlonegafuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Dahlonega Funeral Home, 20 Gibson Rd., Dahlonega, GA, 30533, 706-864-DOVE.

Reda Johnson

Resident of Gainesville

Mrs. Reda Johnson, age 91, of Gainesville, Ga. died Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega following a period of declining health.

Mrs. Johnson was born August 9, 1922 in Gainesville, Ga. and had lived in the Murrayville area most of her life. She was a homemaker and member of Free Methodist Church in Gainesville, Ga.

Reda was the daughter of the late Lovick Pierce Green and Montine Newton Green and was also preceded in death by her husband, John Edward Johnson; sons, Larry Joe Johnson and Billy Johnson; grandson, Jimmy Johnson; sister, Louise Mooney; and brother, Lovick Pierce Green Jr.

She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Jim Struder, Gainesville, Ga.; son and daughter-in-law, James and Nancy Johnson, Gainesville, Ga.; brother, William Green, Gainesville, Ga. Seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and a number of other relatives also survive.

Funeral services for Reda were held Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega. Rev. Jack Gilreath officiated. Interment followed in Memorial Park Cemetery in Gainesville. Online condolences may be made at www.banisterfuneralhome.net.

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

Death Notices

Gerda Houp, 80, passed away on Thursday March 27, 2014. Bearden Funeral Home was in charge of

arrangements.

Edith Abbott Link, 71, passed away on March 23, 2014. SouthCare Cremation and Funeral Society was in charge of arrangements.

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