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Mr. Frank Stephen Fortson, III

October 17, 2014

Frank Stephen Fortson III, 71 went to be with his Lord on Oct. 8, 2014. He was born in Elberton June 24, 1943 and he graduated from Elbert County High School in 1961. He attended Erskine College and Florida Community College in Jacksonville, Florida. Frank served his country proudly in the United States Navy, rising…

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Ann Mae Clark Turman

October 14, 2014

Ann Mae Clark Turman, 95 formerly of Lincoln County GA, passed Oct 12, 2014 in New York. She is survived by 5 children, C. V. Turman of Elberton, Johnny Turma of, Wallis NC, Mary Sumter of Brooklyn, NY, Carrie Winston of Brooklyn, NY and James Turman of Augusta, GA. The Family is receiving friends and…

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Mr. Charles Ronald “Ronnie” Johnson

October 13, 2014

Mr. Charles Ronald “Ronnie” Johnson, 59, of E. Savannah Street, Calhoun Falls, SC, husband of 19 years to Sharon Vickery Johnson, passed away on Monday, October 13, 2014, at his residence. Ronnie was born in Elbert County on December 3, 1955, to the late Charles T. “Bo” and Rosemary Haynie Johnson. He was a member…

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Mrs. Edna Mae Goodwin

October 12, 2014

Mrs. Edna Mae Goodwin, 79, of Elberton passed away Friday, October 10, 2014 at Nancy Hart Nursing Home. Mrs. Goodwin was born in Elberton, Georgia to the late Robert Bradford and Anna Dixon Bradford. Mrs. Goodwin was preceded in death by her parents, husband; Marco Goodwin, brother; Mattox Bradford, and sister; Mattie Joe Vaughn.  …

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Bobby Lee Cade

October 12, 2014

Bobby Lee Cade age 65 a native of Elberton, Georgia passed Oct. 2, 2014. Funeral service 1 pm Saturday the 11th at Willie Watkins Funeral Home, Atlanta, GA. Burial will be in the Pinetown Cemetery , Elberton, GA. Survivors include his seven children, Jamal Shaheed, Aquil Cade, Aseelah Cade, Ahmad Cade, Najma Cade, Osiris Cade,…

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Mr. Joe Vernon Gaines

October 9, 2014

Mr. Joe Vernon Gaines, 64, lifelong resident of the Rock Branch Community, passed away on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. Mr. Gaines was born in Elbert County on June 24, 1950, to the late Joe Fred Gaines and Fannie Ray Bowen Gaines. He was a retired salesman for HT Hackney…

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Nettie Sue Hickman

October 5, 2014

Nettie Sue Hickman age 68, of Athens, GA, formally of Bowman, GA, passed Saturday, October 4, 2014.         Memorial service, 10:45 a.m., Saturday, October 18, 2014, at Mack’s Funeral Home, Elberton Chapel.       Funeral arrangements by Mack’s Funeral Home, Elberton Chapel.

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Mrs. Beth Thomason Lakis

October 3, 2014

Mrs. Beth Thomason Lakis, 53, a native of Elberton and a resident of Rogers, Arkansas, passed away Thursday morning, October 2, 2014 in Rogers, Arkansas. Beth was born in Elberton to Mr. James M. Thomason and the late Barbara Rousey Thomason. She and her husband, Dave Lakis, celebrated over 22 years of marriage and have…

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Ricky Merritt

October 1, 2014

Ricky Merritt age 49, of Royston, Georgia passed October 1, 2014. Funeral service 2 p.m., Sunday, October 5th, at Mack’s Funeral Home, Elberton Chapel. Survivors include his mother: Imogean Morrison Merritt; brother: Carlos Merritt, Johnny Merritt, Jeffery Merritt, and Michael Merritt; sister: Kimberly Ann Merritt. Mack’s Funeral Home, Elberton Chapel in charge of arrangements. On-line…

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Mr. William Sanders Gunter, Jr

September 30, 2014

Mr. William Sanders Gunter, Jr., 85, of Elberton, Georgia passed away Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at Nancy Hart Nursing Home with his family at his side. Mr. Gunter was born on October 6, 1928 to the late Janie and William Gunter. Mr. Gunter was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in the Korean…

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