Obituaries

Mrs. Lula Turman Rucker

August 18, 2014

Mrs. Lula Turman Rucker, age 102 of Hulmes Chapel Road, Elberton, GA passed away Thursday August 14, 2014 at Elbert Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be 2:30p.m. Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at the St Paul C.M.E. Church with Pastor Ronald Burton, officiation. Interment will follow in the Hulmes Chapel Cemetery, Elberton, GA. The family is…

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Mr. Travis Brown

August 16, 2014

Mr. Travis Brown, 60, of Winns Mill Road, Bowman, husband of Regina Scott Brown, passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014, at his home. Mr. Brown was born in Elbert County on March 31, 1954, to Mariene Smith Brown and the late Noah Donald Brown. He was of the Baptist faith and worked as a…

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Mrs. Bettie Mills Albertson

August 13, 2014

Mrs. Bettie Mills Albertson, 83, of Lincolnton Highway, Elberton, wife of the late F.H. Albertson, Jr., passed away on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at Athens Regional Medical Center while under the care of Compassionate Care Hospice. Mrs. Albertson was born in Elbert County on September 29, 1930, to the late William Rucker Mills and Lois…

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Mrs. Mildred Carolyn Harper Childs

August 11, 2014

Mrs. Mildred Carolyn Harper Childs, 86, formerly of Myrtle Street, Elberton widow of the late John L. Childs, Sr., passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014 at Spring Valley Healthcare. Mrs. Childs was born November 16, 1927 in Elberton, GA to the late Gus Harper and Fair Belle Snellings Harper. She was a member of Elberton…

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Mr. Louis Miguel Cobo

August 11, 2014

Mr. Louis Miguel Cobo, 90, of Elberton, Georgia passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014 at Spring Valley Healthcare Center. Mr. Cobo was born in Piqua, Ohio to the late Miguel and Sara Canales Cobo, however, the family soon moved and Louis grew up in “Sweet City” in Elbert County.  He had celebrated over 68 years…

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Mr. Hubert Jackson Pless

August 11, 2014

Mr. Hubert Jackson Pless, 69, of Harmony Road, Elberton, husband of 50 years to Wanda Lee Raines Pless, passed away on Sunday, August 10, 2014, at Elbert Memorial Hospital. Mr. Pless was born in Stephens County on August 5, 1945, to the late Rev. Oscar Cecil Pless and Lathey Young Pless. He was retired from…

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Ernest Howard

August 7, 2014

Ernest Howard Jr. age 57 of Lavonia, Georgia passed Aug. 7, 2014. Funeral service 3p.m. Tuesday Aug. 12th at Cross Road Baptist Church, Toccoa, GA. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Howard will be placed in the church Tuesday at 2 p.m. until hour of service. Survivors include his mother, Pearl Howard; children,…

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Linda Almond

August 7, 2014

    Linda Faye Almond age 50 Hartwell, Georgia passed Aug. 4, 2014.        Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday at Cedar Springs Baptist Church, Hartwell, Ga. Mrs. Almond will be placed in the church at 1p.m. Saturday until hour of service.                Survivors include her husband, Willie Daniel Almond; brothers, Frankie Long, Wendell Long; a host…

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Mr. Harold Herman “Beetle” Bailey

July 30, 2014

Mr. Harold Herman “Beetle” Bailey, 78, of Harold Bailey Drive, Dewy Rose, husband of Betty Drake Bailey, finished his course in faith on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Bailey was born in Pax, West Virginia, on April 28, 1936; son of the late Arlie Bailey and Ivory Shepard Bailey Hamilton…

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Mrs. Toni Olgiati Sword

July 29, 2014

Mrs. Toni Olgiati Sword, 73, of Mineral Springs Road, Elberton, wife of the late John Evatt Sword, I, passed away on Monday, July 28, 2014, at Elbert Memorial Hospital while under the care of Gentiva Hospice. Mrs. Sword was born in Elbert County on August 24, 1940; daughter of the late Arturo “Tootie” Olgiati and…

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  • October 24, 2014 7:30 pmElbert County Blue Devils vs Morgan County
  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amT J & Friends Fall Bike Ride
  • October 25, 2014 11:00 amLittle Caesars Fall Festival
  • October 26, 2014 5:00 pmFall Festival
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