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Mr. David Burch Harbert

February 5, 2014

Mr. David Burch Harbert, 52, of Elberton, Georgia passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2014. Mr. Harbert was the son of the late James Burch and Lilly Maxwell Harbert.  He was married for over 33 years to his wife, Sylvia Salyers Harbert.  Mr. Harbert worked in the granite business as a stone cutter for Keystone Granite…

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Mrs. Fran Heide White

January 30, 2014

Mrs. Fran Heide White, 69, of Dewy Rose, Georgia, passed away Friday, January 24, 2014 at her home. Mrs. White was born in Miami, Florida, on February 18, 1944 to the late Freeda and Richard Heide. Mrs. White is survived by her son, Duane White; siblings: Larry (Sue) Heide, James (Marsha) Heide, Vivian (Roland) Phillips-Bridges…

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Mrs. Hollis Ashworth Burnette

January 29, 2014

Mrs. Hollis Ashworth Burnette, 76, of Melody Lane, Elberton, wife of James H. Burnette, passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, at Elbert Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Burnette was born in Elbert County on August 16, 1937, to the late Raymond and Estelle Boswell Ashworth. She was a charter member of Elberton Christian Church and a…

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Mr. Frank Alexander Fleming

January 29, 2014

Mr. Frank Alexander Fleming, 91, of Dewy Rose, Georgia passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at Spring Valley Nursing Center. Mr. Fleming was born in Elbert County, son of the late Oscar L. and Annie Hewell Fleming. He and his wife, Floy Gilbert Fleming, celebrated over 67 years of marriage together. Mr. Fleming was a…

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Peggy Beal Sanders

January 28, 2014

Peggy Beal Sanders, 69, of Elberton, GA, formerly of Saraland, AL, passed away on Friday, January 24, 2014, in Athens, GA. Peg is preceded in death by her parents, William T. and Hazel Beal of Satsuma, AL. She is also preceded in death by her former husband, Frank Dean Sanders and her sister, Jean B.…

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Mr. William Tony Beahringer

January 23, 2014

Mr. William Anthony “Tony” Beahringer, 24, of Athens, Georgia became and Angel on Wednesday, January 22, 2014, due to a severe brain injury suffered during a traffic accident. Born on January 31, 1989, in West Monroe, Louisiana, to Glenna Ganninger Hamilton and the late Ralph David Beahringer. Tony was an honor graduate of Elbert County…

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Arsula Smith Fortson

January 20, 2014

Arsula Smith Fortson 94, of Elberton, Georgia, passed Sunday, January 19, 2014.        Funeral service, 1:30 P.M., Friday, January 24, 2014, at Westside Presbyterian Church, Elberton, GA. Burial, at Lincoln Heights Cemetery.  Mrs. Fortson will be place in the church Friday, at 12:30 P.M. until hour of service.        Survivors include her sons:…

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Wilma Teresa Fortson

January 16, 2014

Wilma Teresa Fortson age 53, of Elberton, GA passed Thursday, January 16, 2014. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Monday, January 20, 2014, at Lofton Grove Baptist Church, Elberton, GA.  Survivors include her daughters: Chekeeta Fortson and Kiona Fortson; brothers: Charles Fortson, Bennie Fortson, and Stanley (Teresa) Fortson; sisters: Lorraine Fortson, Laura Tate, and Ethel (William) Reid.…

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Mrs. Lucy Maxine Wilder Burdette

January 13, 2014

Mrs. Lucy Maxine Wilder Burdette, 64, of Dewy Rose, Georgia passed away Saturday morning, January 11, 2014 at Athens Regional Medical Center Mrs. Burdette was the daughter of the late Thomas Lester and Mattie Belle Brackett Wilder. She was the widow of the late Bobby Burdette, Sr. Mrs. Burdette worked for the Athens Housing Authority…

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Mr. Henry Wendell Rousey

January 9, 2014

Mr. Henry Wendell Rousey, 68, of Green Meadows Drive, Hartwell, died Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at his home. Born on May 21, 1945 in Comer GA, he was the son of the late Henry Melvin Rousey and Pauline Shaw Rousey. He was retired from Dixie Granite Company, where he was a sandblaster. Mr. Rousey was…

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  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amT J & Friends Fall Bike Ride
  • October 25, 2014 11:00 amLittle Caesars Fall Festival
  • October 26, 2014 5:00 pmFall Festival
  • October 27, 2014 6:00 pmThe Southside Neighborhood Watch Meeting
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