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Mr. Jimmy Lee Smith

May 20, 2014

Mr. Jimmy Lee Smith, 61, of Woodyard Road, Elberton, husband of Cheryl Sweeney Smith, passed away on Monday, May 19, 2014, in Elberton. Mr. Smith was born in Franklin County on October 28, 1952, to the late Albert Walter and Julia Scoggins Smith. He was a retired Electronics Engineer from Southeastern Power Administration. Jimmy was…

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Mr. John Haynie Harper

May 18, 2014

Mr. John Haynie Harper, Jr., 84, passed away May 16, 2014 at Spring Valley Private Care Home with his family at his side. Mr. Harper was born on July 24, 1929 in Bowman, Georgia to the late John Haynie and Allie Mae Booth Harper. Johnnie, Jr. as he was fondly known by his family and…

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Mr. J. Bruce Barnes

May 12, 2014

Mr. J. Bruce Barnes, 54, of Elberton, Georgia passed away Friday, May 9, 2014. Bruce was the son of Otis and Pat Wilder Barnes of Elberton.  He had been married for over 31 year to his wife, Renee’ Barnes.  Bruce worked in the granite industry as a sandblaster for Eagle Granite Company,  and served his…

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Mr. Jerrol Wade Almond

May 12, 2014

Mr. Jerrol Wade Almond, 77, of Statham, Georgia passed away at his home on Saturday, May 10, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. Jerrol was born in Elberton to the late Wester Jesse and Sallie Elizabeth Bowers Almond.  He was the husband of Joan Thompson Almond for over 52 years, and was a veteran of…

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Ms. Denia Lea Massey

May 8, 2014

  Ms. Denia Lea Massey, 51, of Royston, Georgia passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at her home. Denia was the daughter of Mrs. Patricia Bowen Algood and the late Frank Massey. Denia was preceded in death by her step father Milford Algood and a sister Deborah Moon. In addition to her mother, Denia is…

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Louise Porter Thornton

May 8, 2014

      Louise Porter Thornton age 90 of Elberton, GA passed away May 7, 2014. Funeral service, 11 a.m., Saturday, May 10, 2014, Flat Rock C.M.E. Church Family Life Center, Hartwell, GA. Burial, at Rucker’s Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Dewy Rose, GA., Mrs. Thornton will be place in the life center at 10 a.m.…

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Mr. Michael Gary Fields

May 5, 2014

Mr. Michael Gary Fields, 62, of Calhoun Falls Highway, Elberton, husband of Glenda Partain Fields, passed away on Friday, May 2, 2014, at Elbert Memorial Hospital. Mr. Fields was born in Elbert County on October 25, 1951, to the late Richard Ancel Fields and Mary Frances Payne Mason, and was the step-son of Roy Mason.…

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Mr. Sam Joe Smith

May 5, 2014

Mr. Sam Joe Smith, 86, of Lexington Highway, Elberton, husband of the late Dorothy Cabe Smith, passed away on Friday, May 2, 2014, at Spring Valley Healthcare Center. Mr. Smith was born in Oglethorpe County on August 21, 1927, to the late Sam and Molly Saxon Smith. He was a retired stone cutter and radiator…

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Mr. Bobby Lewellyn Adams

May 5, 2014

Mr. Bobby Lewellyn Adams, 57, of Hartwell Highway, Elberton, husband of 15 years to Sandra Evans Helms Adams, passed away on Friday, May 2, 2014, at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Adams was born in Franklin County on June 28, 1956, to Genelle Davis Adams and the late William L. Adams. He was a member…

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Helen Ruth Stancil Balchin

April 25, 2014

Helen Ruth Stancil Balchin, 82, of Greenville, widow of Raymond “Jack” Balchin, died Thursday, April 24, 2014. Born in Elbert County, GA, she was the daughter of the late Susie Thornton and Willie Stancil. Mrs. Balchin retired from JP Stevens-White Horse Plant and was a member of Washington Avenue Baptist Church for over 50 years.…

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Calendar

  • October 26, 2014 5:00 pmFall Festival
  • October 27, 2014 6:00 pmThe Southside Neighborhood Watch Meeting
  • October 29, 2014 6:00 pmFall Family Festival
  • October 29, 2014 6:00 pm“Trunk or Treat”
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