Obituaries

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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Mrs. Myrtle McGill Gunter

January 5, 2015

Mrs. Myrtle McGill Gunter, 94, of Dewy Rose, formerly of Danburg, wife of the late Will Gunter, passed away on Sunday, January 04, 2015, at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Gunter was born in Lincoln County on October 4, 1920, to the late William Fred McGill and Louise Harper McGill. She was a member of…

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Lena R. Dye

January 2, 2015

Mrs. Lena Ruth Dye, 94, of Marietta, Georgia passed away Thursday, January 1, 2015, at Wellstar Hospice Tranquility at Kennesaw Mountain, Marietta, Ga. Lena was born in Walton County Georgia on March 24, 1920 to the late Amy Dobbs and William W. Jones. She was married to the late George Clark Dye. She was retired…

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Ruby White Summerour

December 31, 2014

Ruby White Summerour 68, of Decatur, Georgia, formally of Elberton, Georgia, passed December 30, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Mack’s Funeral Home, Elberton Chapel. www.macksfuneralhome.com. (706)283-4566.

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  • February 28, 2015 10:00 amWomen Empowerment Conference
  • March 1, 2015 3:00 pm12th Pastoral Anniversary
  • March 10, 2015 6:15 pmECCHS winter sports awards banquet
  • March 20, 2015 9:00 amSpeech and Hearing Screenings
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