Samuel Jackson “Buddy” Bell, Jr.

March 14, 2013

Samuel Jackson “Buddy” Bell, Jr., 68, of 500 Millstone Church Road, Carlton, husband of Wanda Payton Bell, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Emory University Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 16, at 3:00PM in the Memorial Chapel of Berry Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Falling Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The…

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Lorelle Wilhite Fortson

March 11, 2013

Frances Lorelle Wilhite Fortson, 96, of 1407 Athens Highway, Elberton, wife of the late Thomas Wilton Fortson, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Elbert Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Fortson was born in Elbert County, October 24, 1916, to the late Carl Clarence and Amanda Dobbs Fortson Wilhite. She was a homemaker and the oldest member…

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Travis Eugene Maxwell

March 8, 2013

Travis Eugene Maxwell, 79, of 1400 Washington Highway, Elberton, husband of the late Rebecca Lovinggood Maxwell, passed away Friday, March 8, 2013, at his residence. Mr. Maxwell was born in Elbert County, September 30, 1933, to the late Jasper Thomas and Lessie Vaughn Maxwell. He was a retired truck driver, U.S. Army Veteran, and a…

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Mr. Jimmy A. Smith

March 7, 2013

Mr. Jimmy A. Smith, 60, of Elberton, GA passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Athens Regional Medical Center. A private memorial service will be held at a later date, however you may express condolences to the family at Arrangements for Mr. Jimmy A. Smith are in the care of Hicks Funeral Home of…

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Davis Lanier Anderson

March 6, 2013

 Davis ‘Lanier’ Anderson, 69, of 4 Peachtree Street, formerly of Athens Highway, Elberton, husband of Annie Way Kirby Anderson and the late Diane Moore Anderson, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at his residence. Mr. Anderson was born in Elbert County, March 23, 1943, to the late Harry Herbert and Addie Louise Field Anderson. Lanier…

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B. Frank Coggins Jr.

March 4, 2013

ELBERTON, GA – B. Frank Coggins, Jr., passed away Monday, March 4, 2013. Born in Atlanta on July 14, 1927, Frank was the son of the late Burton F. Coggins and Lollie Kimble Coggins. He is survived by three loving daughters, Mary Aillene Coggins of Atlanta, Nancy and Joel Seymour of Elberton, and Sarah and…

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Mr. Richard Fielding “Dick” Garrett

March 3, 2013

Mr. Richard Fielding “Dick” Garrett, Sr., 84, of Elberton, Georgia passed away Friday, March 1, 2013 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Garrett was born in Washington, Georgia, son of the late Thomas Pinkston Garrett, Sr. and Mary Antoinette Dillard Garrett. He was the husband of Loretta J. Dewitt Garrett. In addition to his wife,…

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Mrs. Zora McIntosh

March 3, 2013

Funeral Services for Mrs. Zora McIntosh, 76, of Alberta Court, Elberton will be at 1:00 p.m. Mon Mar 4 at the Tates Grove Baptist Church with Pastor Gregory Allen and George B. Tate officiating. Interment will follow in the Lincoln Hights Cemetery. The body is at McKinney-Neal Mortuary. The family is at the home of her…

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Mr. George T. Smith

March 3, 2013

Funeral Services for: Mr. George T. Smith, 91, of Bartlett St., Elberton will be at 1:00 p.m. Tue Mar 5 at the St Paul C.M.E. Church with Pastor Burton officiating. The body is at McKinney-Neal Mortuary. The family is at the residence. McKinney-Neal Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.  

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Mrs. Crola M. Rucker

March 1, 2013

Funeral Services for Mrs. Crola M. Rucker, age 89 of Limo Rd. Elberton, GA will be at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, March 3, 2013, at the New Beginnings Methodist Church, Elberton, GA with Pastor John W. Strong and Rev. Ellison officiating. The family is at the home of her son, Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Allen, Limo…

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