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Mr. Hubert Jackson Pless

August 11, 2014

Mr. Hubert Jackson Pless, 69, of Harmony Road, Elberton, husband of 50 years to Wanda Lee Raines Pless, passed away on Sunday, August 10, 2014, at Elbert Memorial Hospital. Mr. Pless was born in Stephens County on August 5, 1945, to the late Rev. Oscar Cecil Pless and Lathey Young Pless. He was retired from…

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Ernest Howard

August 7, 2014

Ernest Howard Jr. age 57 of Lavonia, Georgia passed Aug. 7, 2014. Funeral service 3p.m. Tuesday Aug. 12th at Cross Road Baptist Church, Toccoa, GA. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Howard will be placed in the church Tuesday at 2 p.m. until hour of service. Survivors include his mother, Pearl Howard; children,…

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Mr. Harold Herman “Beetle” Bailey

July 30, 2014

Mr. Harold Herman “Beetle” Bailey, 78, of Harold Bailey Drive, Dewy Rose, husband of Betty Drake Bailey, finished his course in faith on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Bailey was born in Pax, West Virginia, on April 28, 1936; son of the late Arlie Bailey and Ivory Shepard Bailey Hamilton…

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Mrs. Toni Olgiati Sword

July 29, 2014

Mrs. Toni Olgiati Sword, 73, of Mineral Springs Road, Elberton, wife of the late John Evatt Sword, I, passed away on Monday, July 28, 2014, at Elbert Memorial Hospital while under the care of Gentiva Hospice. Mrs. Sword was born in Elbert County on August 24, 1940; daughter of the late Arturo “Tootie” Olgiati and…

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Leonard Rucker

July 28, 2014

Leonard Rucker age 60 of Bowman, Georgia passed July 26, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Mack’s Funeral Home Elberton Chapel. (706) 283-4566

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Sallie Bell Brown

July 25, 2014

Sallie Bell Brown age 68 of Hartwell, GA, passed July 23, 2014. Memorial service 3pm Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Hartwell. Survivors include her spouse, Grover Brown, children, Tracy Brown, Rosalind Brown; brothers, Robert Alexander, Herman Alexander Jr.; sister, Lucille Walker; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Arrangements made by Mack’s Funeral Home Hartwell…

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Mrs. Betty Jones Daniel

July 24, 2014

Mrs. Betty Jones Daniel of Elberton passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Elbert Memorial Hospital. She was twice married, first to the late Cecil Daniel and second to the late Ronnie B. Mills. Mrs. Daniel was born September 6, 1932 in Jasper, GA to the late Hershel and Pauline Eaton Jones and was…

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Ms. Louise Hubbard

July 21, 2014

Ms. Louise Hubbard, 91, of Elberton, Georgia passed away Monday, July 21, 2014 at Heardmont Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced as soon as they are available. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at Hicks Funeral Home is caring for the family of Ms. Louise Hubbard.

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Mr. Jimmy Robert Teasley

July 10, 2014

Jimmy Robert Teasley passed away on July 9, 2014 following a lengthy illness. A lifelong resident of Elbert County, Jimmy was born on January 24, 1942 the son of Thomas Linton Teasley and Ila Ayers Teasley. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers Wilburn Ayers Teasley, Paul Brown Teasley and Merrell…

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Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” Jones

July 8, 2014

Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” Jones, 85, of Elberton, passed away Monday, July 7, 2014 at her home. Mrs. Jones was born in Elbert County, daughter of the late Thomas Jefferson and Ada Whitfield Bowman.  She was married to the late Walter H. Jones, and enjoyed a career of nursing at Elbert Memorial Hospital in the Labor,…

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  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amT J & Friends Fall Bike Ride
  • October 25, 2014 11:00 amLittle Caesars Fall Festival
  • October 26, 2014 5:00 pmFall Festival
  • October 27, 2014 6:00 pmThe Southside Neighborhood Watch Meeting
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