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Bente Rigmor Anderson Newirth

Mrs. Bente Rigmor Anderson Newirth, age 76, of Tucker, Ga., passed away Friday, February 1, 2013.

She was born in Denmark June 11, 1936. She had lived in Tucker, Ga. for the past 30 years. She was a sales associate at Haverty Furniture Company for 21 years.

She was the daughter of the late Hans Christian Anderson and Maren Anderson of Aalborg, Denmark.

Bente is survived by sons, Stephen Newirth, Dawsonville, and Michael Newirth, Auburn, Ga.; grandchildren, Trevor Newirth and Shawn Lawrence. Several other relatives also survive.

A graveside funeral service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, February 8, 2013 at Melwood Cemetery in Stone Mountain, Ga.

The family will receive friends at Banister Funeral Home in Dahlonega on Thursday, February 7, from 6-8 p.m.

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

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

Patricia Louise Caldwel

Patricia Louise Caldwell, age 66, died Sunday, January 27, 2013.

She was born in Chicago, Ill. and later moved to Georgia in the early 1990s.

She is survived by three daughters and four grandchildren,Kathy Rice, 44 (Stacy Thompson) of Dawsonville; grandchildren C.J. Mueller 22, and Chase Mueller 16. Lynn Thompson 41 (Mike Horcher) of Wheeling, Ill., grandchildren Ashley 18, Samantha 16 and Julie Smith, 38, of Bloomingdale, Ill.

She is survived by four siblings, Richard (Mary) Wade, Ill., Leonard (Janet) Wade, Ill., Laura (Roger) Bianco, Ill., Cindy Wade, Texas, along with eight nieces and nephews and one great-niece.

A private family memorial was held on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at her residence.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.dahlonegafuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Dahlonega Funeral Home, 20 Gibson Road, Dahlonega, Ga., 30533, 706-864-DOVE.

Annie Mae Davis Mayo

Annie Mae Davis Mayo, age 91, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2013.

Annie was the daughter of the late Luna Lorenzo and Myrtle Mincey Davis. She was a native of Lumpkin County and spent a number of years in Atlanta and had returned to Lumpkin County 15 years ago. She was a homemaker and a member of Siloam Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Bazel Mayo; son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Ann Mayo, St. Augustine, Fla.; daughter and son-in-law, Sherry and Ron Young; sisters-in-law, Willa Mae Davis and Velva Davis; grandson and wife, Scott and Angela Mayo; and great-grandchildren, Cole Mayo and Dale Keyt, all of Dahlonega. Several nieces and nephews and a number of other relatives also survive.

Funeral services for Annie were held February 2 at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega.

Rev. Lyman Caldwell officiated.

Interment followed in the Davis Family Cemetery in Lumpkin County.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Homestead Hospice, 10888 Crabapple Road, Roswell, Ga. 30075; or to TLC Humane Society, 1735 Red Oak Flats Road, Dahlonega, Ga. 30533.

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

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

Carlton “Bully” Benjamin Barnes

Carlton “Bully” Benjamin Barnes, age 69, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2013.

The son of the late Shorty Benjamin and Arvie Chester Barnes, Carlton was a native of Lumpkin County, and was retired from his grading business, Barnes Grading. He had a love for Bluegrass music and played many instruments. He was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church in Forsyth County.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Garrison Barnes; son, Belton Barnes, Dahlonega; daughters and sons-in-law, Delena and Randy Wilson, Patti and Ricky Smith, of Murrayville, Loretta and Daniel Garrett, Dahlonega, Shelia and Brian Groves, Sardis, Ga.; brother and sister-in-law, Buddy and Elaine Barnes, Dawsonville; and sister and brother-in-law, Lorene and Morris Henderson, Cumming. A total of 13 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, several nieces and nephews, and a number of other relatives also survive.

A celebration of Carlton’s life was held at Banister Funeral Home in Dahlonega on Wednesday, January 30.

A family memorial will be held at a later date.

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

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega was in charge of the arrangements.
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Obituaries (February 6th edition)
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Bente Rigmor Anderson Newirth

Mrs. Bente Rigmor Anderson Newirth, age 76, of Tucker, Ga., passed away Friday, February 1, 2013.

She was born in Denmark June 11, 1936. She had lived in Tucker, Ga. for the past 30 years. She was a sales associate at Haverty Furniture Company for 21 years.

She was the daughter of the late Hans Christian Anderson and Maren Anderson of Aalborg, Denmark.

Bente is survived by sons, Stephen Newirth, Dawsonville, and Michael Newirth, Auburn, Ga.; grandchildren, Trevor Newirth and Shawn Lawrence. Several other relatives also survive.

A graveside funeral service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, February 8, 2013 at Melwood Cemetery in Stone Mountain, Ga.

The family will receive friends at Banister Funeral Home in Dahlonega on Thursday, February 7, from 6-8 p.m.

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

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

Patricia Louise Caldwel

Patricia Louise Caldwell, age 66, died Sunday, January 27, 2013.

She was born in Chicago, Ill. and later moved to Georgia in the early 1990s.

She is survived by three daughters and four grandchildren,Kathy Rice, 44 (Stacy Thompson) of Dawsonville; grandchildren C.J. Mueller 22, and Chase Mueller 16. Lynn Thompson 41 (Mike Horcher) of Wheeling, Ill., grandchildren Ashley 18, Samantha 16 and Julie Smith, 38, of Bloomingdale, Ill.

She is survived by four siblings, Richard (Mary) Wade, Ill., Leonard (Janet) Wade, Ill., Laura (Roger) Bianco, Ill., Cindy Wade, Texas, along with eight nieces and nephews and one great-niece.

A private family memorial was held on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at her residence.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.dahlonegafuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Dahlonega Funeral Home, 20 Gibson Road, Dahlonega, Ga., 30533, 706-864-DOVE.

Annie Mae Davis Mayo

Annie Mae Davis Mayo, age 91, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2013.

Annie was the daughter of the late Luna Lorenzo and Myrtle Mincey Davis. She was a native of Lumpkin County and spent a number of years in Atlanta and had returned to Lumpkin County 15 years ago. She was a homemaker and a member of Siloam Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Bazel Mayo; son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Ann Mayo, St. Augustine, Fla.; daughter and son-in-law, Sherry and Ron Young; sisters-in-law, Willa Mae Davis and Velva Davis; grandson and wife, Scott and Angela Mayo; and great-grandchildren, Cole Mayo and Dale Keyt, all of Dahlonega. Several nieces and nephews and a number of other relatives also survive.

Funeral services for Annie were held February 2 at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega.

Rev. Lyman Caldwell officiated.

Interment followed in the Davis Family Cemetery in Lumpkin County.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Homestead Hospice, 10888 Crabapple Road, Roswell, Ga. 30075; or to TLC Humane Society, 1735 Red Oak Flats Road, Dahlonega, Ga. 30533.

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

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

Carlton “Bully” Benjamin Barnes

Carlton “Bully” Benjamin Barnes, age 69, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2013.

The son of the late Shorty Benjamin and Arvie Chester Barnes, Carlton was a native of Lumpkin County, and was retired from his grading business, Barnes Grading. He had a love for Bluegrass music and played many instruments. He was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church in Forsyth County.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Garrison Barnes; son, Belton Barnes, Dahlonega; daughters and sons-in-law, Delena and Randy Wilson, Patti and Ricky Smith, of Murrayville, Loretta and Daniel Garrett, Dahlonega, Shelia and Brian Groves, Sardis, Ga.; brother and sister-in-law, Buddy and Elaine Barnes, Dawsonville; and sister and brother-in-law, Lorene and Morris Henderson, Cumming. A total of 13 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, several nieces and nephews, and a number of other relatives also survive.

A celebration of Carlton’s life was held at Banister Funeral Home in Dahlonega on Wednesday, January 30.

A family memorial will be held at a later date.

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

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