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Mrs. Betty Hewell Seymour

August 10, 2013

Mrs. Betty Hewell Seymour of Bowman, GA passed away on Friday, August 9, 2013 at the Elbert Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Seymour was born in Bowman, GA on June 30, 1930, daughter of the late Wilton Harper Hewell and Addie Belle Seymour Hewell. She was a homemaker and attended Bowman Baptist Church. She was preceded in…

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Mary Jo Brown Pleasants

August 8, 2013

Mary Jo Brown Pleasants, 86, of Rhodes Drive, Elberton, wife of Edsel Pleasants, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2013 at her residence. Mrs. Pleasants was born in Elbert County April 30, 1927; was the daughter of the late Cecil and Clyde Caldwell Brown and step-daughter of the late Thelma Ruff brown. She was retired from…

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Howard ‘Darrell’ Blackmon

August 5, 2013

Howard ‘Darrell’ Blackmon, 44, of 1322 Drake Road, Elberton, passed away suddenly on Saturday, August 3, 2013, at his residence. Mr. Blackmon was born in Elbert County on August 11, 1968, to the late Howard Blackmon, Jr. and Lexie Ann Rudder Blackmon. He was a member of Bethel E Baptist Church and owner/operator of Blackmon…

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Thomas Watson “Tommy” Franklin, Jr.

August 5, 2013

Thomas Watson “Tommy” Franklin, Jr., 72, of 1502 Franklin Drive, Elberton, husband of Brenda Alexander Franklin, passed away Monday, August 5, 2013, at his residence. Mr. Franklin was born in Elbert County, February 24, 1941, to the late Thomas Watson, Sr. and Reba Dye Franklin. He was owner/operator of Franklin’s Grocery in Fortsonia and was…

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Douglas Leo Bobo

August 2, 2013

Douglas Leo Bobo, 73, of Hillcrest Avenue, Elberton, passed away Thursday, August 1, 2013, at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Bobo was born in Elbert County, April 21, 1940, to the late Leo and Jewell Townsend Bobo and was a retired truck driver. Left to cherish his memories are his children, Lisa Phillips and her…

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Mrs. Janet Cannales

July 24, 2013

Mrs. Janet Cannales, 92, formerly of Elberton, Ga. passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at St Mary’s Hospital in Columbus GA. Funeral services for Mrs. Cannales are incomplete at this time and will be announced later. Arrangements for Mrs. Janet Cannales are in the care of  Hicks Funeral Home of Elberton  

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Mr. Harold Anderson

July 15, 2013

Mr. Harold Anderson, 69, of Elberton, Ga. passed away Saturday, July 13, 2013 at his home. Mr. Anderson was the son of the late Clarence Chester Anderson and Essie Bagley Anderson.  He was the husband of Maggie Townley Anderson. In addition to his loving wife of 49 years, Mr. Anderson is survived by his children:…

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Jean Beal Hartley

July 12, 2013

Jean Beal Hartley, 75, died July 11, 2013, at her residence in Elberton. Mrs. Hartley was born June 29, 1938, in Jefferson County, Alabama, and had lived in Georgia for the last 52 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Hazel Beal and one granddaughter, Caitlin Hartley. She is survived by…

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Mr. Luther Lamar Walker, Sr.

July 11, 2013

Mr. Luther Lamar Walker, Sr., 85, of Elberton, Georgia passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Elbert Memorial Hospital. Mr. Walker was born in the Marietta Community of Prentiss County, Mississippi to the late Audie Lafayette and Alva Sumners Walker.  He was preceded in death by his first wife, Jane Edwards Walker,  and was married…

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Bobbie Parham Lunsford

July 8, 2013

Bobbie Parham Lunsford, 71, of 2657 Sand Hill Road, Bowman, wife of Sherman L. Lunsford, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Lunsford was born in Elbert County, September 16, 1941, to the late Robert Jasper and Janie Lorene Hancock. She was a retired weaver and a member of Deep…

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