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July 30, 2014
Obituaries

Obituaries (October 3rd edition)
Bertha Mae Chambers Mrs. Bertha Mae Chambers, age 73, of Murrayville, died Saturday, September 29, 2012 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga. Mrs. Chambers was a Union County ...
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Obituaries (September 26th edition)
Lt. Col. Edgar George David, Jr. Lt. Col. Edgar George David, Jr., U.S. Army (ret.), lost a brave four-year battle with cancer on September 20, 2012 in the home of his daughter surrounded by the lo...
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Obituaries (September 12th edition)
Robert Gordon Hester Robert Gordon Hester, age 66, of Dahlonega, passed away Saturday, September 8, 2012 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Mr. Hester was born May 7, 1946 in Lumpkin County to the la...
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Obituaries (September 5th edition)
Tommy Fouts Tommy Fouts, age 55, of Dahlonega, died Tuesday, August 28, 2012, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. Tommy was born in Cumming, Ga. April 24, 1957. He was a diesel ...
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Obituaries (August 29th edition)
Michael Charles Ridley Michael Charles Ridley, age 53, of Dahlonega, died Saturday, August 25, 2012, at his residence. Michael was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County and was of the Baptist faith...
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Obituaries (August 22nd edition)
Chief Magistrate Judge William Jeffrey “Jeff” Lowe Chief Magistrate Judge William Jeffrey “Jeff” Lowe, age 54, of Dahlonega, died Sunday, August 19, 2012 at the Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlo...
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Obituaries (August 15th edition)
Hannah Thompson Culbreth Hannah Thompson Culbreth, age 19, of Dahlonega, died Monday, August 6, 2012, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Hannah was born in Gainesville, Ga. and li...
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Obituaries (August 8th edition)
Nellie Geraldine Millsaps Mrs. Nellie Geraldine Millsaps, age 76, of Dahlonega, died Monday, August 6, 2012, at the Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega. Mrs. Millsaps was a native of Rockwoo...
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Obituaries (August 1st edition)
Donald D. “Don” Moose Donald D. “Don” Moose, age 61, of Dahlonega, died July 29, 2012. Don was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was as a retired construction worker and also wor...
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Obituaries (July 25th edition)
Jack Booth Loggins Jack Booth Loggins, age 80, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2012 at Bay Front Medical Center/Sun Coast Hospice in St. Petersburg, Florida following an extende...
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Obituaries (July 11th edition)
Woodrow Parks Woodrow Parks, age 99, passed away July 2, 2012. Mr. Parks is preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Garrett Parks; parents Harvey Frank and Sallie Green Parks; sisters, Mary Lou Che...
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Obituaries (June 27th edition)
Homer 'Lee' Fields Homer “Lee” Fields, age 77, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully at 11:26 a.m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center after a sudden illness....
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Obituaries (June 13th edition)
Bernice Williams Mrs. Bernice Williams, age 90, of Dahlonega, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2012, at her home. Mrs. Williams was an Alabama native who had lived in Lumpkin County since 1983. She wa...
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Obituaries (June 6th edition)
Julian Bell Mr. Julian Bell, age 66, of Dahlonega, died June 1, 2012. Julian was born in Winder, Ga.. He lived all of his adult life in Dahlonega. He was a retired butcher. Julian was preceded in d...
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Obituaries (May 30th edition)
Lt. Col. James A. “Jim” Davis James A. “Jim” Davis, Lt. Col. (Ret), age 72, of Dahlonega, died May 26, 2012. Jim has been a resident of Dahlonega since 1989. He was born and raised in Atlanta and g...
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Obituaries (May 23rd edition)
Joanne Carol Fowler Joanne Carol Fowler, 73, of Dahlonega, died on May 12, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in San Diego, Calif. she was the daughter of the late Ole and Elizabeth Jen...
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Obituaries (May 9th edition)
Bernard Mason Mr. Bernard Mason, age 81, of Dahlonega, died May 6, 2012 at his residence. Mr. Mason was born in Lumpkin County. He retired from National Steel after 40 years as a Locomotive Enginee...
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Obituaries (May 2nd edition)
Thomas (Tom) Lonsbury Thomas (Tom) Lonsbury, age 72, went home to the Lord on April 23, 2012 after a short illness. Tom was born on December 24, 1939 in Akron, Ohio, where he resided until July 200...
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Obituaries (April 25 edition)
John (Jack) Neal White John (Jack) Neal White, age 90, of Clayton, Ga., passed away at his residence Thursday, April 19, 2012. He was born in White County, Georgia and was the son of the late John ...
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Obituaries (April 18th edition)
Ernest James Sims Ernest James Sims, age 89, of Hawkinsville Road, Macon went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, April 11, 2012, in a local hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 14,...
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Obituaries (April 4th edition)
Charlotte Ann Self Mrs. Charlotte Ann Self, age 53, of Dahlonega, died Sunday March 25, 2012 from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Mrs. Self was born in Charlotte, North Carolina. Sh...
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Obituaries (March 28th edition)
Helen Marie Kimsey Helen Marie Kimsey, age 91, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, February 29, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. Helen resided in Dahlonega for 36 years and w...
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Obituaries (March 21st edition)
Katie Lee Chester Mincey Katie Lee Chester Mincey, age 77, of Dahlonega, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. Katie was born in Dawson County Febru...
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Obituaries (March 14th edition) Josephine Salvador Morris Mrs. Josephine Salvador Morris, age 87, of Dahlonega, died March 11, 2012. Mrs. Morris was born in the Philippines. She had lived in Lumpki...
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Obituaries (March 7 edition)
Donald T. “Don” Smith Mr. Donald T. “Don” Smith, age 77, of Dahlonega, died Friday, March 2, 2012. Don grew up in Rochester, New Hampshire. He served in the United States Navy as a training devices...
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Obituaries (February 22nd edition)
LaRaine Elrod LaRaine Elrod, age 67, of Dahlonega, passed away on Feb. 17, 2012 after a prolonged illness. She is survived by her devoted husband Wayne, to whom she was married for 30 years. She wa...
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Obituaries (February 15th edition)
Eugene Gilreath Mr. Eugene Gilreath, age 77, of State Highway 60, Suches passed away on Saturday, Febuary 11, 2012 at his home following a brief illness. Mr. Gilreath was born on July 18, 1934 in S...
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Obituaries (February 8th edition)
Mrs. Ida Price, age 66, of Dahlonega, died Sunday, February 5, 2012, at her home. Ida was born in Lumpkin County May 10, 1945 and had lived most of her life in Lumpkin County. She was a homemaker a...
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Obituaries (February 1st edition)
Ms. Arlene Parker, age 51, of Dahlonega, died January 26, 2012. She was born in Fayette, Alabama. She worked at J&J foods. She was preceded in death by her husband, David Mason. Ms. Parker is survi...
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Obituaries (January 25th edition)
Walter Hugh Smith Walter Hugh Smith, age 68, of Murrayville, passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2012, following a long and courageous battle with cancer. Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his pare...
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Obituaries (January 18th edition)
Ada Mae Wurst Patterson Ada Mae Wurst Patterson, 101 years old, died January 15, 2012, at Foothills Retirement Home, where she had lived since 2007. She was born July 25, 1910, in Ochlochnee, Ga. (...
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Obituaries (January 14th edition)
Barbara Sue Grant Rider Barbara Sue Grant Rider, 61 years old, died peacefully on Sunday, January 8, 2012, surrounded by family and friends after courageously battling cancer. She was born in Dahlo...
Jan 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituaries (Dec. 14th edition)
Loyd Pool Gooch Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Loyd Pool Gooch, age 72, of Dahlonega. Mr. Gooch passed away Wednesday , December 7, 2011 Funeral services wereheld Sa...
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Obituaries (Dec. 7th edition)
Mark Miller Mark Miller, age 48, of Dahlonega, died Sunday December 4, 2011. Mark was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was a truck driver with Mark Robinson Trucking Co. and was...
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Obituaries (November 30th edition)
Frances King Yager Frances King Yager, age 94, of Sun City Center, died Nov. 20, 2011. She was born in Woodland, Ga., the daughter of Margaret Gay King and Moscow Harold King. She received degrees ...
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Obituaries (November 23th edition)
Jimmy Harold Bratcher Mr. Jimmy Harold Bratcher, age 60, of Dahlonega, died November 19, 2011. Mr. Bratcher was born in Duluth, Ga. He was preceded in death by his father, Hoyt Bratcher. He had liv...
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Obituaries (Nov. 16th edition)
Mary Frank Clonts Wynn Mary Frank Clonts Wynn, RNC, aged 68, a resident of Dahlonega, passed away on November 9, 2011 of complications from chemotherapy, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. She wa...
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Obituaries (Nov. 9th edition)
Paul Garland Seals Paul Garland Seals, age 81, passed away peacefully at his home Friday evening, November 4, 2011, surrounded by family and friends and supported by Compassionate Hospice. Born in ...
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Ida Pauline “Polly” Harkins
Mrs. Ida Pauline “Polly” Harkins, age 65, of Dahlonega, died September 4, 2011, in Seneca, S.C. from injuries sustained in an auto accident. Mrs. Harkins was a native of Pickens, S.C. She had worke...
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obit: Peter Michael Lynch Jr.
Peter Michael Lynch Jr., age 86, of Dahlonega, died Monday, October 31, 2011 at his residence. Peter Lynch was a decorated World War II Naval Officer. He was Senior Executive Vice President of Deca...
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