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Billy Douglas Ray

June 13, 2013

Billy Douglas Ray, 73, of Woodyard Road, Elberton, husband of 53 years to Scheryl Oglesby Ray, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at Elbert Memorial Hospital. Mr. Ray was born in Franklin County, September 27, 1939, to the late Steve S. and Ila Brooks Ray. He was a retired Patrol Man from Georgia…

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Brent Leland Phillips

June 9, 2013

Brent Leland Phillips, 31, of Norris Webb Drive, Elberton, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 7, 2013, at his residence with his family at his side, after a courageous two year battle with frontotemporal dementia. Mr. Phillips was born in Elbert County, June 23, 1981, to Barry Phillips and Barbara Burry Bennett. Brent graduated from…

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Mrs. Valeria G. Howell

June 9, 2013

Mrs. Valeria G. Howell, 88, ofElberton,Georgia passed away Friday, June 7, 2013 at The Rainey House in Anderson, SC. Mrs. Howell was the daughter of the late Clyde and Blanche Ward Gulley.  She was the wife of the late Cullen B. Howell.  Mrs. Howell worked as an administrative clerk in the granite industry, and was…

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Mrs. Martha King Eaves

June 6, 2013

Mrs. Martha King Eaves, 88, of Magnolia Estates, Elberton, Georgia passed away Thursday morning, June 6, 2013 at Elbert Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Eaves was born in Athens, Georgia, daughter of the late Hillyer Clark King, Sr. and Mamie Louise Kytle King.  She was married for over 52 years to the late Charles Parker “Beefy” Eaves. …

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Mrs. Jacquelyn “Jackie” Stratton

May 31, 2013

Mrs. Jacquelyn “Jackie” Gaines Stratton, 82, of Elberton, Georgia passed away Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Elbert Memorial Hospital. Jackie was born in Elberton on March 8, 1931, to the late James Caswell and Tallie Lee Gaines. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Frank Jefferson Stratton, Jr.; five…

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Mr. Wayne Guest

May 30, 2013

Mr. Wayne “PeeWee” Guest, 64, of Elberton, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at his home. Wayne was born in Greenwood, South Carolina on January 17, 1949 to the late James Malcolm and Evelyn Fleming Guest. Wayne moved to Elberton with his family in 1954 where he attended public school. He graduated from Elbert County…

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Dr. Larry Ray Hart, Sr., MD

May 30, 2013

Dr. Larry Ray Hart, Sr., MD, 61, of Dr. George Ward Road, Elberton, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at his residence. Dr. Hart was born in Anderson, South Carolina, September 24, 1951, he was the beloved son of Phillip Lee and Leila Inez Campbell Hart. He was a graduate of Elbert County High School,…

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Mr. Tony Penland

May 28, 2013

Mr. Tony Charles Penland, 65 of Elberton, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens, Georgia. Tony was born in Asheville, N. C., and was the son of James H. Penland and the late Kathleen Jones Penland. In addition to his father, Tony is survived by his wife; Cindy H. Penland…

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Richard Eugene Brown

May 28, 2013

Richard Eugene Brown, 66, of Pickens Point Drive, Rock Branch Community, Elberton, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2013, at his residence. Mr. Brown was born in Anniston, Alabama, March 22, 1947, to the late Carlton Allen Brown, Jr. and Nita Jane Turner Brown and was reared by his grandparents, the late Archie A. and Sattie…

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Wenona Dickerson Woody

May 28, 2013

Wenona Dickerson Woody,91 of Elberton, GA, died Monday, May 27, 2013, at Elbert Memorial Hospital. She was born January 17, 1922, in Elbert County, GA a daughter of the late William Alexander and Icie Eavenson Dickerson. Wenona graduated from Royston High School in 1938. She worked 30 years at Elberton Mills in the weave room…

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  • October 24, 2014 7:30 pmElbert County Blue Devils vs Morgan County
  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amT J & Friends Fall Bike Ride
  • October 25, 2014 11:00 amLittle Caesars Fall Festival
  • October 29, 2014 6:00 pmFall Family Festival
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