Mary Helen B. Borders

October 4, 2012

Mary Helen Bond Borders, 82, of 1970 Stinchcomb Road, Dewy Rose, wife of the late Thomas Malcom “Cooter” Borders, Jr., passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2012, in the Spring Valley Health Care Center. Mrs. Borders was born in Elbert County, January 12, 1930, to the late Holcomb Vernon and Julia Mae McMullan Bond. She was…

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Waunelle Benton

October 3, 2012

Waunelle Benton, 82, 404 Riley Street, Anderson, SC passed away on Monday, October 1, 2012. Born in Oglethorpe County, GA on September 16, 1930; she was the daughter of the late John C. and Dameris Bell Craft.  She was married to the late JM Benton and a member of Freedom Center Assembly of God. She…

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James Gregory Hester

October 2, 2012

Mr. James Gregory Hester, age 54, of 1826 Willie White Drive, Elberton, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, September 30, 2012, at Elbert Memorial Hospital in Elberton, Georgia. Funeral service will be held at 2 P.M. Saturday October 6, 2012, at Love & Action Christian Outreach Center, Elberton, GA. Burial will be in the Carlton Grove…

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Alma Alice Golden Moon

October 1, 2012

Alma Alice Golden Moon, 72, of 2125 Bakers Ferry Road, Elberton, wife of Ray Moon, passed away Sunday, September 30, 2012, at Elbert Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Moon was born in Brevard, North Carolina, February 14, 1940, to the late Joseph Eliar and Ora Stalkup Golden. She was a homemaker and a member of Francis Asbury…

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Frances McCannon Treadwell

September 30, 2012

Frances McCannon Treadwell, 66, of Carlton, Ga, entered into rest on Saturday, September 28, 2012. Born on March 20, 1946 in Wilkes County, she was the daughter of the late George McCannon, Sr. and Dollie Lee Cassie McCannon. She was a home maker. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her…

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Mrs. Sandra Waydene Jackson

September 25, 2012

Mrs. Sandra Waydene Jackson, age 59, formerly of Williams Street, Elberton, GA passed away at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Greensboro, GA. Graveside Services will be 3:00 pm Thursday, September 27, 2012 at Lincoln Heights Cemetery. The body is at Mc Kinney-Neal Mortuary. The family is at the residence of her sister, Mrs. Mahalia Downer,…

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Charlotte Adel Martin Blackmon

September 24, 2012

Charlotte Adel Martin Blackmon, 84, of Elberton, entered into rest on Sunday, September 23, 2012. Born on May 9, 1928 in Elbert County, she was the daughter of the late Jesse Marion and Lottie Pattie Berryman Martin. Charlotte was a homemaker. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ Ladder Day Saints. In…

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Wendell M. “Frog” Fortson

September 22, 2012

Wendell Martin Fortson, known to his family and friends as “Frog,” age 61, of 3390 Calhoun Falls Highway, Elberton, husband of Tammy Johnson Fortson, passed away Friday evening, September 21, 2012 at his residence. Mr. Fortson was born in Elbert County, March 13, 1951, to Jean Brown Fortson Scarborough and the late Joe Bruce Fortson.…

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Mrs. Ethel West McClintic

September 20, 2012

Mrs. Ethel West McClintic, age 90, of Dunwoody, died Thursday, September 20, 2012. She is survived by her daughter, Ellen Powell, Dunwoody, sister and brother-in-law, Martha West (Wilton) Looney, Atlanta, grandchildren, Mary Ellen (Emmy) Powell, John Wesley Powell, and a great-grandchild, Layne Michael Walker. Mrs. McClintic was born in Elberton, GA on January 26, 1922…

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Mary Payne Mason Jacksonville, Florida

September 17, 2012

Mary Frances Payne Mason, 79, of Jacksonville, Florida, wife of Roy Mason, passed away Monday, September 17, 2012, at Community Hospice House in Jacksonville. Mrs. Mason was born in Royston, April 22, 1923, to the late Carl and Grace Briscoe Payne. She was of the Baptist faith and a retired phone operator for AT&T. Left…

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