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Lester Thomas, Age 74, New York

Lester Thomas, age 74 of New York formerly of Alto, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinanstewart.com McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.

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Mrs. Joyce Reid Sanders, Age 87, Sautee-Nacoochee

Joyce Reid Sanders, age 87, of Sautee-Nacoochee, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Joyce Sanders was born in Newnan to the late Robert and Marguarite Sykes Reid. In addition to parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Corban Sanders, and sister, Martha Jane Kyle. Joyce was a retired teacher for DeKalb County, was a member of Nacoochee …

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Mr. Percy Frank MartinIII, Age 46 Clarkesville

5/16/19 Mr. Percy Frank “Trey” Martin III, age 46, of Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Mr. Martin was born in Mobile Alabama to Frank and Joan Martin but raised in Daphne, Alabama.  He graduated from McGill-Toolen High School in Mobile, Alabama, and attended the University of South Alabama.  Mr. Martin volunteered with the White County Humane Society and …

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Martha Jane Rogers, Clermont

Strickland Funeral Home, Clermont announces the death of Martha Jane Rogers who passed away on Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, at Holly Springs Baptist Church.  Interment will follow the funeral service at Calvary Cross Church Cemetery.  Arrangements in the death of Martha Jane Rogers are in the care of Strickland Funeral Home in Clermont.

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Eunice Ledford, Age 83 of Dahlonega

Eunice Ledford, age 83 of Dahlonega, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Mrs. Ledford was born on January 3, 1936, in Lumpkin County, to the late Wesley and Martha Lou Etris Dockery. She worked as a self-employed chicken farmer and was a member of Town Creek Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, Eunice is preceded in death by …

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James Harold Davison, Sr., Age 71, Dawsonville

James Harold Davison, Sr., age 71, of Dawsonville, Georgia, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2019, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Davison was born on December 19, 1947, in Pekin, Illinois, to the late Harold and Margaret Davison. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Wanda Urish. James worked and retired from Caterpillar with …

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Walter R. Dowdy, Age 64, Clarke

Walter R. Dowdy, age 64, of Clarke County, Georgia formerly of Stone Mountain, Georgia passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2019.    Mr. Dowdy was born on May 24, 1954, in Lithonia, Georgia to the late C.D. Dowdy and Eva Strawn. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Richard Troy Dowdy.    Survivors include …

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Mrs. Mary Shoffeitt, Age 83 Cleveland

5/14/19 Mrs. Mary Shoffeitt, age 83, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, May 13, 2019.    Mrs. Shoffeitt was born in White County to the late Charlie and Ruby Lee Etris Nix.  She was preceded in death by parents, and husband, Paul Shoffeitt.  Mary was also preceded in death by her brother, Stanley Nix.  Mrs. Shoffeitt was a member of the …

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Mr. Hugh Thomas Blackburn, Age 78 Sautee Nacoochee

Mr. Hugh Thomas Blackburn, age 78, of Sautee-Nacoochee, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Mr. Blackburn was born in White County to the late Thomas Hester and Bonnie Brown Blackburn. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, and sister-in-law, Mack “Bud” and Pat Blackburn, and sister, Euzella Blackburn. Mr. Blackburn served in the US Air Force and will …

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Mrs. Eddy Wike Jackson, Age 85, Cleveland

Mrs. Eddy Wike Jackson, age 85, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, May 13, 2019. Mrs. Jackson was born in Demorest to the late F.C. and Ada Black Wike.  She was preceded in death by parents, and siblings, Obie Alexander, Maver Hall, Tommy Chambers, Iva Lee Wike, and Winnie Winter. Mrs. Jackson played basketball while attending Piedmont College. She was a …

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