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Sarah Foster Anderson, Age 77 Cornelia

12-14-18 Sarah Foster Anderson, age 77, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to her Heavenly Home on Thursday, December 13, 2018, following an extended illness.   Mrs. Anderson was born on August 18, 1941, in Gainesville, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her father, Gene Foster; mother, Charlsey “Bubba” Anderson; husband, Jack Anderson; son, Harry Wiggins; daughter, Merry Wiggins; and brother, …

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Harry “Papaw” McCampbell, Age 91, Toccoa

Mr. Harry “Papaw” McCampbell, died peacefully at home on December 12, 2018, in Toccoa, GA at the age of 91. Harry is survived by his children Todd C. McCampbell and Ella Kay McCampbell Schoz; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren; he was the last of the children of Atlee and Elizabeth McCampbell of Corpus Christi, TX. He is preceded in death …

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Junior Ledford, Age 76 Mt. Airy

12/13/18 Junior Ledford, age 76 of Mt. Airy, passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2018, at Habersham Medical Center. Born in Clarkesville on August 18, 1942, he was a son of the late Eireth Taft Ledford and Connice Free Ledford. Mr. Ledford was a retired self-employed truck driver and owned J & L Trucking. He was a member of Good News …

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James Hubert Marlowe, Age 86 Mt. Airy

12-12-12 James Hubert Marlowe, age 86 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. Born in Barrow County, Georgia on November 2, 1932 to the late Hubert Columbus Marlowe and Sara Carruth Fowler. He was a member of Clarkesville First United Methodist Church where he served as a former Sunday school teacher and Lay Leader. Mr. Marlowe received …

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Lester Marvin ” Red” Smith, Age 85 Lula

12/12/18 Lester Marvin “Red” Smith, age 85 of Lula, passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at his residence. Born on May 28, 1933, he was a son of the late Walter Smith and Irene Chitwood Smith. Mr. Smith was a diesel mechanic and owner and operator of Red’s Used Equipment. He served his country proudly in the United States Army …

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Lois Mae Hill Walls, Age 86 Clarkesville

12/11/18 Lois Mae Hill Walls, age 86 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 10, 2018 following an extended illness. Born in Demorest, Georgia in the Habersham Mills Community on October 08, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Jay Douglas Hill & Bertha Mae Dixon Hill. Mrs. Walls retired from Scoville Fasteners after …

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William Jonathan “Jon” Looney, Age 61 Cornelia

12-11-18 William Jonathan “Jon” Looney, age 61 of Cornelia, passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2018. Born in Demorest, Georgia on September 6, 1957, he was a son of Minnie Ivie Looney of Cornelia and the late William Jarrell Looney. Mr. Looney was a self-employed architect and the co-owner and operator of Precision Detailing. He graduated from Habersham Central in …

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Mrs. Janett Shreffler, Age 83 Dahlonega

12-11-18 Mrs. Janett Shreffler, age 83, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Mrs. Shreffler was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  She was born on January 10, 1935 to the late Jess and Bessie Moose Thomasson.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her daughter Ginger Shreffler Lee; granddaughter Erica Berry; son-in-law …

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Danny Lloyd Umberhant, Age 64 Commerce

12-11-18 Danny Lloyd Umberhant, age 64 of Commerce, passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018. Born in Habersham County on April 26, 1954 to the late John Otis, Sr. and Dorothy York Umberhant. He was a carpenter by trade and musically inclined. Mr. Umberhant enjoyed reading and spending time with his family. Surviving are his sons, Daniel Umberhant and Jake …

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Joe Blackburn, age 72 of Alto

Joe Blackburn, age 72 of Alto, passed away Sunday, December 09, 2018 at Landmark Hospital in Athens, Georgia. A visitation service will be held on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 from 6:00-8:00pm at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel. Mr. Blackburn was born January 21, 1946 in Clarkesville, Georgia to Floyd Blackburn and Margie Cook Blackburn. He served in the United States …

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