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Ellen Steele

April 24, 2015

Ellen Steele age 73 of Hartwell, Georgia formerly of Wilmington, Delaware, passed April 20, 2015. Survivors include her children, Michael Steele, Dana Chambers, Lisa Caldwell, Jacque Gandee, Desi Steele, Buddy Steele; brother, Fred MacLennan; 8 grandchildren 8 great grandchildren, a host of other relative and friends.  Mack’s Funeral Home, Hartwell Chapel. On-line at www.macksfuneralhome.com (706)376-7566

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Mr. Henry Thomas Moon

April 24, 2015

Mr. Henry Thomas Moon, 85, of Elberton, Georgia passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Elbert Memorial Hospital.        Mr. Moon was the son of the late George Thomas and Addie Smith Moon, and was the husband of the late Edna Swilling Moon.  He was the owner/operator of Henry Moon Trucking.   Mr. Moon is survived…

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Lizzie L. Downer

April 22, 2015

Lizzie L. Downer age 90 of Elberton, GA passed April 21, 2015. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Mack’s Funeral Home, Elberton Chapel. www.macksfuneralhome.com.

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Mrs. Margaret Kathleen Crider Tew

April 20, 2015

Mrs. Margaret Kathleen Crider Tew, 79, of Elberton, Georiga passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015 at Athens Regional Medical Center.      Margaret was the daughter of the late Iva James and Roxie Wood Crider.  She was preceded in death by her husband,  James I. Tew. Margaret is survived by a daughter:  Cindy Newby and her…

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Mrs. Betty Wilma Sammons Taylor

April 13, 2015

Mrs. Betty Wilma Sammons Taylor, 91, of Ruckersville Road, Elberton, wife of the late Esta Lee Taylor, passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at Brown Health & Rehab in Royston. Mrs. Taylor was born in Vidalia, Georgia on June 17, 1923, to the late Arthur and Zina Dickens Sammons. She was a member of…

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Mrs. Peggy Olgiati Joslyn

April 8, 2015

Mrs. Peggy Olgiati Joslyn, 76, widow of the late James E. Joslyn, Sr., went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at Gentiva Hospice Care in Athens, Georgia. Peggy was born on February 15, 1939 to the late Arturo “Tootie” Olgiati and Gladys Jones Olgiati Sayer. Peggy worked in Human Resources…

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Mrs. Mae Belle Evans Harrison

April 4, 2015

Mrs. Mae Belle Evans Harrison, 92, of Elberton, died Friday, April 3, 2015 at Spring Valley Nursing Home. Mrs. Harrison was born in Elberton, Georgia, daughter of the late Mary Chandler Lee and Worley Evans.  She was the widow of James Lee Harrison.  Mrs. Harrison was a retired Nursing Assistant with Spring Valley Nursing Home.…

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Mrs. Margaret Martin Burroughs

April 1, 2015

Mrs. Margaret Martin Burroughs, 87, of Carlton, died Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospice House in Athens. Mrs. Burroughs was born in Comer, Georgia, daughter of the late Wilburn Pinkney and Ruth Lord Martin.  She was the widow of James Freeman Burroughs.  Mrs. Burroughs was a retired high school English teacher, having taught…

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Mrs. Hannelore Rohsmeisl Bessinger

April 1, 2015

Mrs. Hannelore Rohsmeisl Bessinger, 80, of Robinwood Lane, Elberton, wife of Furman J. Bessinger, entered into rest on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at Elbert Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Bessinger was born in Chemnitz, Germany, was a member of Calvary Presbyterian Church, and was a retired hairdresser. Survivors include her husband, Furman J. Bessinger of Elberton; brother,…

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Mr. James Patrick Ward

March 23, 2015

Mr. James Patrick Ward, 94, of Hickory Drive, Elberton, husband of the late Marguerite Butler Ward and the late Flora Butler Blount Ward, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Elbert Memorial Hospital. Mr. Ward was born in Elbert County on September 18, 1920, to the late Albert and Estelle Craft Ward. He was…

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