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Mrs. Dorothy Powell Whatley

April 30, 2015

Mrs. Dorothy Powell Whatley, 91, of Elberton, Georgia passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens, Georgia.  Mrs. Whatley was the daughter of the late George Clinton and Eunar Paris King Powell.  She was the widow of the late Robert Hail Whatley.  Mrs. Whatley worked with K-Mart Company until her retirement. …

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James Albert Teasley

April 29, 2015

James Albert Teasley age 57, of Elberton, GA, passed April 26, 2015 Funeral service, 2pm, Thursday, April 30th, at Mack’s Funeral Home, Elberton Chapel. Burial at Martin Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Elberton.          Survivors include his son: Donald Teasley; brothers, Eddie Frank Teasley, Linburgh Teasley Jr; sister, Mary Frances Burden. On-line at www.macksfuneralhome.com (706) 283-4566

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Mr. Carl Lawson Yeargin, Sr.

April 27, 2015

Mr. Carl Lawson Yeargin, Sr., 80, of 1840 Washington Highway, Elberton, passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at St. Mary’s Hospice House in Athens. Born in Elbert County on October 19, 1934, he was the son of the late Julian and Thelma Scarborough Yeargin. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Joyce…

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Ellen Steele

April 24, 2015

Ellen Steele age 73 of Hartwell, Georgia formerly of Wilmington, Delaware, passed April 20, 2015. Survivors include her children, Michael Steele, Dana Chambers, Lisa Caldwell, Jacque Gandee, Desi Steele, Buddy Steele; brother, Fred MacLennan; 8 grandchildren 8 great grandchildren, a host of other relative and friends.  Mack’s Funeral Home, Hartwell Chapel. On-line at www.macksfuneralhome.com (706)376-7566

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Mr. Henry Thomas Moon

April 24, 2015

Mr. Henry Thomas Moon, 85, of Elberton, Georgia passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Elbert Memorial Hospital.        Mr. Moon was the son of the late George Thomas and Addie Smith Moon, and was the husband of the late Edna Swilling Moon.  He was the owner/operator of Henry Moon Trucking.   Mr. Moon is survived…

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Lizzie L. Downer

April 22, 2015

Lizzie L. Downer age 90 of Elberton, GA passed April 21, 2015. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Mack’s Funeral Home, Elberton Chapel. www.macksfuneralhome.com.

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Mrs. Margaret Kathleen Crider Tew

April 20, 2015

Mrs. Margaret Kathleen Crider Tew, 79, of Elberton, Georiga passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015 at Athens Regional Medical Center.      Margaret was the daughter of the late Iva James and Roxie Wood Crider.  She was preceded in death by her husband,  James I. Tew. Margaret is survived by a daughter:  Cindy Newby and her…

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Mrs. Betty Wilma Sammons Taylor

April 13, 2015

Mrs. Betty Wilma Sammons Taylor, 91, of Ruckersville Road, Elberton, wife of the late Esta Lee Taylor, passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at Brown Health & Rehab in Royston. Mrs. Taylor was born in Vidalia, Georgia on June 17, 1923, to the late Arthur and Zina Dickens Sammons. She was a member of…

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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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