Obituaries

Nelle McWhorter Ashby

August 27, 2014

Nelle McWhorter Ashby, 76, of Summerville, SC, wife of Dr. William T. Ashby, passed away on Monday, August 25, 2014 at Hospice of Charleston in Mt. Pleasant. Friends and family may call at James A. Dyal Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 from 6 o’clock until 8 o’clock PM. Funeral services will be held…

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Joshua Lee Heard

August 26, 2014

Joshua Lee Heard age 26, of Masa, AZ, formally of Hartwell, GA passed August 20, 2014. Funeral service 2 p.m., Thursday, August 28th, at Cornerstone Baptist Church, Hartwell, GA. Burial in the Shiloh C.M.E. Church Cemetery, Hartwell, GA. Mr. Heard will lie in state at 1:00 p.m., Thursday until hour of service. Survivors include his…

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Janie Mae Clark Hester

August 25, 2014

Janie Mae Clark Hester age 69, of Elberton, Georgia passed Friday, August 22, 2014. Funeral service 2p.m., Wednesday, August 27th , at White’s Chapel C.M.E. Church, Elberton. Burial in the church cemetery. Mrs. Hester will lie in state Wednesday at 1:00 p.m., until hour of service. Survivors include her husband, Pressley Hester; son, Pressley “Gene”…

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Inez Blackwell White

August 25, 2014

Inez Blackwell White age 93, of Elberton, Georgia passed August 24, 2014. Graveside service 11a.m., Wednesday, August 27th, at Springfield Baptist Church Cemetery, Elberton, GA. Survivors include her son: Edward White; grandchild: Bryan White; and a cherish friend of the family Lucile Stribling; a host of nephews, nieces, and cousins. Mack’s Funeral Home, Elberton Chapel…

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Mr. Fred Herndon

August 21, 2014

Mr. Fred Herndon, 91, of Highland Avenue, Elberton, husband of 21 years to Verdun Lyle Johnson Herndon, passed away on Thursday, August 21, 2014, at his residence while under the wonderful care of Gentiva Hospice. Mr. Herndon was born in Elbert County on April 26, 1923, to the late George and Clara Burdette Herndon. Fred…

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Mr. John ‘Kenneth’ Allgood

August 20, 2014

Mr. John ‘Kenneth’ Allgood, 77, of Pembroke Circle, Elberton, husband of Clara Mae Tate Allgood, passed away on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at Athens Regional Medical Center surrounded by his family. Mr. Allgood was born in Wilkes County on January 22, 1937, to the late John Hill “Bully” and Kathleen Walton Algood. He was a…

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Mrs. Cathryn Marie Cleveland Allgood

August 18, 2014

Mrs. Cathryn Marie Cleveland Allgood, 86, of Sweet City Road, Elberton, wife of the late James Elbert Allgood, entered into rest on Sunday, August 17, 2014, at her daughter’s home while under the care of Gentiva Hospice. Mrs. Allgood was born in Elbert County, September 14, 1927, to the late Grady and Marie Fortson Cleveland.…

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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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Calendar

  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pm7th Annual Spooktacular
  • October 31, 2014 6:05 pmTrick-or-Treating
  • October 31, 2014 7:30 pmElbert County Blue Devils vs East Jackson Home
  • November 1, 2014 9:00 am15TH ANNUAL GRANITE CITY FALL FESTIVAL
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