Obituaries

Ruby S. Johnson

January 13, 2015

Mrs. Ruby Standridge Johnson, 79, of Elberton, Georgia passed away Monday, January 12, 2015 at her home. Mrs. Johnson was born in Wilkes County to the late Hubert P. and Myrtle Pullen Standridge.  She was married for over 60 years to her husband, Max A. Johnson. In addition to her husband, Mrs. Johnson is survived…

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Delores Crawford Tiffin

January 13, 2015

Delores Crawford Tiffin, 85, of Union Point, Georgia passed away Sunday, January 11, 2015 at Greene Point Health & Rehab in Union Point. Ms. Tiffin was born in New Rochelle, New York to the late Reginald and Sara Victoria Taylor Crawford. Ms. Tiffin is survived by three children, Mark Albo and his wife Ellen of…

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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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Seaborn E. Rucker

January 7, 2015

Seaborn Edward Rucker, Jr. age 58, of Hartwell, Georgia, passed January 6, 2015. Funeral service 3 p.m., Sunday, January 11, 2015, at Hartwell First Baptist Church. Burial, at Union Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Hartwell. Survivors include his wife: Nancy Rucker; children: Michael E. Rucker and Kajuana Maxwell-Grant; brothers: Jason Rucker and Billy Rucker; sisters: Annie…

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Charlie M. Allen, Jr

January 7, 2015

Charlie J. Allen age 74, of Elberton, GA passed January. 7, 2015. Funeral service  2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at Lofton Grove Baptist Church, Elberton. Burial, Holly Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Carlton, GA. Survivors include his wife, Alice Ruth Allen; children, Rosie Isom, Keisha Robinson, Roschelle Carpenter, Derrick Robinson, Tony Rico Allen; brothers, Steve…

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Robert Price

January 5, 2015

Robert Price, age 55, of Gainesville, Georgia passed Sunday, January 4, 2015. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Mack’s Funeral Home, Elberton Chapel. www.macksfuneralhome.com. (706)283-4566.

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Thomas Harper

January 5, 2015

Thomas Lee Harper age 75, of Elberton, Georgia, passed Sunday, January 4, 2015. Funeral service 1 p.m., Saturday, January 10, 2015, at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, Elberton. Burial, in the Evergreen Cemetery. Survivors include his wife: Jerolene Harper; daughter; Marsha E. Harper; brothers: Howard Harper, Bob Nelson Harper, Robert J. Harper, and Bill Harper;…

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Calendar

  • February 8, 2015 11:15 amBlack History Fellowship
  • February 14, 2015 11:00 amAnnual Camp Harmony CHICKEN BAR-B-Q
  • February 16, 2015 10:00 amParent/Teacher Conferences Scheduled
  • February 24, 2015 6:00 pmNortheast GA Soybean Production Meeting
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