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Mrs. Janie Lou Wilson Hayes

September 29, 2014

Janie Lou Wilson Hayes, age 89, of Elberton, Georgia, passed Saturday. September 27, 2014. Funeral service 1 p.m., Saturday, October4th, at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church Family Life Center, Elberton. Burial, at Lincoln Heights Cemetery. Mrs. Hayes will lie in state Saturday at 12:00 p.m., until hour of service. Survivors include her sons: James Hayes,…

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Mrs. Florence Steidl Toth

September 23, 2014

Mrs. Florence Lucille Steidl Toth, 92, of Rhodes Drive in Elberton passed away Monday night, September 22, 2014 at her home. Mrs. Toth was born in Garfield, New Jersey in 1921 to the late Eugene and Elizabeth Steidl.  She was the widow of Julius Edward Toth, and was a longtime resident of Pompton Plains, New…

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Mrs. Helenne B. Hill

September 19, 2014

Mrs. Helenne B. Hill, 91, of Elberton, Georgia passed away Thursday night, September 18, 2014 at her home. Services are being planned for Sunday afternoon, September 21, at 3:00 at the Chapel of Hicks Funeral Home, with visitation at 2:00 p.m. just prior to the service. You may leave online condolences for the family at…

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Mr. Michael C. Herndon

September 17, 2014

Mr. Michael C. Herndon, 65, of Hartwell, Georgia passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2014  in Athens, Georgia. Mr. Herndon was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, son of George Lawrence Herndon and the late Rebecca Carithers Herndon.  Michael was the husband of Alexa Jane Thomas Herndon, having celebrated 44 years of marriage together.  He was a veteran…

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Mr. Arthur “Art” Burris Bond

September 15, 2014

Mr. Arthur “Art” Burris Bond, 91, of Spring Hill, Florida, passed away Sunday, September 7, 2014. Mr. Bond was born August 7, 1923 in the Fortsonia Community to the late Thomas Omer and Pauline Morris Bond. He was the husband of the late Jane Hayes Bond, and was a veteran of the United States Navy. …

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Mr. William Howard Blum

September 9, 2014

Mr. William Howard Blum, 86, of Ernest Brown Road, Elberton, husband of the late Geneva Owen Blum, passed away on Monday, September 8, 2014, at his residence. Mr. Blum was born in Laurens County, South Carolina, on June 9, 1928, to the late Waddie T. and Maggie Sims Blum. He was a member of Bethlehem…

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Christine Michelle Hawkins

September 8, 2014

Christine Michelle Hawkins age 42 of Hartwell Georgia passed Sept. 6, 2014. Funeral service 2p.m. Wednesday 10th at Holy Calvary MRF Church, Lavonia, Ga. Burial in the church cemetery. Mrs. Hawkins will lie in state at 1p.m. Wednesday until hour of service. Survivors include her husband Newton Hawkins; children, Chamona Brown, Sharee Brown, Myeshia Brown,…

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Mr. Dean Alvin Dye

September 8, 2014

Mr. Dean Alvin Dye, 47, of Dr. George Ward Rd. Elberton, GA passed away Saturday, September 6, 2014. Mr. Dye was born November 21, 1966 in Elberton, GA to Harold F. Dye, Jr. and the late Patricia Tankersley Dye. He was a member of Eliam United Methodist Church and was a clerk for Circle-K and…

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Mrs. Sibyl Daniel Johnson

September 8, 2014

Mrs. Sibyl Daniel Johnson, 89, of Ruckersville Rd., Elberton, widow of William T. “Bill” Johnson, passed away on Sunday, September 7, 2014, at her home. Mrs. Johnson was born on October 17, 1924, in Elbert County to the late Henry Daniel and Ruby Robinson Daniel. She was a member of Fortsonia Baptist Church and was…

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Mrs. Elizabeth Ann McLanahan Knell

September 4, 2014

Mrs. Elizabeth Ann McLanahan Knell, age 99, of 241 Church Street, Elberton, passed away onThursday, September 4, 2014. A native of Elberton, she died of natural causes at home. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Elberton where she was a member of the Alpha Louree Sunday School Class. She was an avid…

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