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Mrs. Martha “Libby” Gunter

January 25, 2015

Mrs. Martha “Libby” Gunter, 82, of Elberton, passed away Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Nancy Hart Healthcare. Libby was born in Madison County on December 8, 1932 to the late O.A.  and Edna King Cannon. She was married to the late William Sanders Gunter, Jr. for 62 years. She was of the Methodist faith. Libby…

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Mr. Clifford Jackson Bond, Jr.

January 23, 2015

Mr. Clifford Jackson Bond, Jr., 88, of Cardinal Drive,Elberton, GA husband of Betty Dye Bond passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Bond was born September 13, 1926 in Elberton, GA to the late Clifford Jackson Bond, Sr. and Margaret Cleveland Bond. He was a member of Elberton First United…

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Betty Rucker Teasley

January 22, 2015

Betty Rucker age 69, of Bowman, GA passed Jan. 21, 2015. Funeral service 1:00 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at Hall Grove Baptist Church, Dewy Rose, GA. Burial in the church cemetery. Survivors include her; children, Timothy Teasley, Reginald Teasley, Eric Teasley, Darrel Teasley, Sheika Teasley; step children, Alfred Teasley, Cynthia Teasley; siblings, Walton Rucker…

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Mr. James Ernest “Jimmy” Williams

January 19, 2015

Mr. James Ernest “Jimmy” Williams, 81, of 1837 Morning Glory Drive, Elberton, died on Sunday, January 18, 2015, at his home. He was born on May 31, 1933, in Dekalb County, Georgia and was the son of the late Ernest Andrew Williams and Ila “Midge” Veal Williams. Mr. Williams was retired from the granite industry…

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Mrs. Darlena Moon Carey

January 14, 2015

Mrs. Darlena Moon Carey, 67 of Highway 172 West, Bowman, wife of William T. Carey, passed away on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Carey was born in Royston on January 8, 1948, to the late Harvey and Nancy Rousey Moon. She was the retired owner of Carey’s Convenience Store in…

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Mrs. Elsie Blair Adams

January 14, 2015

Mrs. Elsie Blair Adams, 89, of Elberton, wife of the late Joel F. Adams, passed away on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, at Elbert Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Adams was born in Wilkes County on May 28, 1925, to the late John Ralph Blair and Mary Lucille Echols Blair. She was a retired monument draftsperson, was a…

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Alfred Alonza Thornton

January 13, 2015

Deacon Alfred Alonza Thornton age 74, of Hartwell, GA passed Jan. 11, 2015. Funeral service 11:00 am, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015 at Christian Worship Assembly, 3874 Royston Hwy., Hartwell, GA 30643. Burial in the Nancy Hart Memorial Park.  Deacon Thornton will lie in state at 10:00 am Saturday at the church until hour of service. Survivors…

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George Rucker Jr.

January 11, 2015

George Junior Rucker age 78, of Lavonia, GA passed Jan. 11, 2015. Funeral service 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at Union Hill Baptist Church , Bowersville, GA. Burial in the church cemetery.    Survivors include his sisters; JoAnn Thornton and Malinda Blackwell. Mack’s Funeral Home Hartwell Chapel. www.macksfuneralhome.com.

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Miss Marion Hamm Thornton

January 11, 2015

Miss Marion Hamm Thornton, age 97, of Magnolia Estates, Elberton, Georgia and formerly of Sandy Springs, Georgia, died on Saturday, January 10, 2015, at Rainey Hospice House in Anderson, South Carolina. A native of Elberton, Georgia, Miss Thornton was the daughter of the late Lucius Marion “L.M.” Thornton and Hallie Hamm Thornton. She moved to…

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James Walter Harper

January 8, 2015

(Army Veteran) James Walter Harper age 68, of Hartwell, GA passed Jan. 8, 2015. Memorial service 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at Flat Rock C.M.E. Church, Hartwell. Survivors include his wife, Linda Harper; children, Scott Crawford, Kathy Ravenell; brothers; Bennie L. Harper, Woodrow Harper Jr.; sisters, Margary Gammage, Audrey Burch, Alice Harper; 2 grandchildren.…

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  • May 29, 2015 7:30 pmMartin Grove Baptist Church Annual Revival
  • June 1, 2015 9:00 am3rd Annual Friends of Bekkah FHF VBS Summer Camp
  • June 2, 2015 9:00 am3rd Annual Friends of Bekkah FHF VBS Summer Camp
  • June 3, 2015 9:00 am3rd Annual Friends of Bekkah FHF VBS Summer Camp
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