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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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Corda Atkinson Hurt

July 1, 2013

Corda Atkinson Hurt, 91, widow of the late Hubert Hurt passed away Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Hartwell Healthcare in Hartwell, Georgia. Born December 26, 1921 in Monticello, Kentucky to the late Henry Atkinson and Liela Harmon Hurt. She was a homemaker. Left to cherish her memories are daughters Judie Landrum of Elberton, Georgia and…

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Kathryn Smith Andrews

June 28, 2013

Kathryn Smith Andrews, 82, of Lexington Highway, Elberton, wife of the late Edgar Jackson Andrews, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospice House. She is survived by two sons, Dean and his wife Jackie Andrews of Comer and Don and his wife Connie Andrews of Elberton. Funeral services will be held Saturday,…

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Mrs. Doris Wade Prince Moore

June 26, 2013

Mrs. Doris Wade Prince Moore, 83, of Elberton, Georgia passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at her daughter’s home. Mrs. Moore was a member of Francis Asbury United Methodist Church and Helping Hands. She also served as a past president of the Diabetic Association of Elbert County. Mrs. Moore was born in DeKalb county on…

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Minnie Lee Johnson Franklin Faulkner

June 26, 2013

Minnie Lee Johnson Franklin Faulkner, 93, of Longstreet Road, Elberton, wife of the late J.P. Franklin and the late Tom A. Faulkner, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Elbert Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Faulker was born in Elbert County, October 25, 1919, to the late Sam A. and Estelle Tyner Johnson. She was a retired…

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Brayleigh Bella-Rae Wilson

June 25, 2013

Brayleigh Bella-Rae Wilson, 14 days old, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 24, 2013, at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston, surrounded by her family. She is survived by her parents, Jefferson Robert “Jeffery” Payton and Susan Raye “Susie” Wilson of Elberton; siblings, Macalin Gray, Gage Wilson, and Gabriel Payton, all of Elberton; maternal grandparents,…

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John Kimble Coggins

June 24, 2013

John Kimble Coggins, long-time resident of Elberton, passed away at Athens Regional Medical Center on Saturday, June 22, 2013, at the age of 84. Mr. Coggins was born on September 23, 1928, in Atlanta, son of the late Burton Franklin Coggins, Sr. and Lollie Kimble Coggins.  He graduated from The Baylor School in Chattanooga, TN,…

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Ronnie Patrick Jordan

June 21, 2013

Ronnie Patrick Jordan, 47, of 1682 Seymour Road, Bowman, Georgia husband of Tina Marie Franklin Jordan passed away Wednesday June 19, 2013. Born March 17, 1966 in Carnesville, Georgia to Bill Jordan and Rebecca Brown Jordan. He was a stone cutter for Old South Granite Brokers. Left to cherish his memories are his wife of…

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Mrs. Hattie Lou Walton Brown

June 18, 2013

Mrs. Hattie Lou Walton Brown, 98, of Elberton, Georgia passed away Monday, June 17, 2013 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Brown was born in Lincoln County on February 4, 1915 to the late E. Jones Walton, Jr. and Missouri Dove Turk Walton.  She was the beloved wife of the late Albert Coyle Brown.  Mrs.…

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Mrs. Mildred Simpson Sanders

June 15, 2013

Mrs. Mildred Simpson Sanders, 93, of Elberton, Georgia passed away Friday, June 14, 2013 with her family by her side at National Health Care in Anderson, South Carolina. Mrs. Sanders was born November 16, 1919 in White County, Georgia to the late Melvin and Laura Simpson. She married the love of her life Ralph Augustus…

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