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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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Ms. Hilda Frances Smith Hammock

March 18, 2015

Ms. Hilda Frances Smith Hammock, 66, of Slay Road, Elberton, passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Ms. Hammock was born in Elbert County on July 30, 1948, to Louise Lovinggood Smith and the late J.A. Smith, Sr. She was a member of Fortsonia Baptist…

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Mrs. Kathleen Heard

March 18, 2015

Mrs. Kathleen Heard, formerly of Elberton, GA, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2015 in Sierra Viista, Arizona. Funeral plans will be announced by McKinney-Neal Mortuary, Inc.

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Mrs. Annie Sue Allen

March 18, 2015

Funeral services for Mrs. Annie Sue Robinson Allen, age 80 of Elberton will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the Cades Chapel Baptist Church with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The family is at the residence. McKinney-Neal Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

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Mrs. Jean McClain Hulme

March 17, 2015

Mrs. Jean McClain Hulme, 70, of Elberton, passed away Monday, March 16, 2015 at her home. A native of Seneca, South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late A .D. and Evelyn Lee McClain. Mrs. Hulme was a homemaker and Secretary/Treasurer of Hulme Sales. She was a member of the Elberton First United Methodist…

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Vincent Thadduas Tate

March 16, 2015

Vincent Thadduas Tate age 49, of Elberton, GA., passed March 16, 2015. Memorial service 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Mack’s Funeral Home, Elberton Chapel. Survivors include his parents: Joe White and Thelma Barnett; brother: Lajarvon Barnett; sisters: Cassandra Tate and Judy Sims. Mack’s Funeral Home, Elberton Chapel. On-line at www.macksfuneralhome.com (706)283-4566

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