MAYSVILLE - Carlene Saville, 65, Maysville, passed unexpectedly on Sunday, September 5, 2021 while vacationing with her daughter’s family in Oceanside, California. Carlene was born October 11, 1955, was a native of Jackson County and graduate of both the Commerce High School Tigers, class of 1973 and cosmetology school. She obtained her master’s in cosmetology starting from the young age of 21. Throughout the span of her 44-year career she owned and operated several local salons. She was known and loved by many for her skills with her sheers, both cutting and styling hair. She retired from Smart Style at Banks Crossing, after a decade serving the community there, in the spring of 2020. She was a great friend to all who knew her.
Tiffany Ann Medlin Moss, 41 of Mt. Airy, Ga., passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021. Born on June 3, 1980 in Habersham County, Ga., she was the daughter of Charles Medlin and Gloria Jenkins Medlin. Ms. Moss was a 1998 graduate of Habersham Central High School. She earned...
Wanda Gail Maney, 66, of Hiawassee, Ga., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021 at her home. Wanda was born Nov. 4, 1954 in Hayesville to the late Ernest and Pearl Canup Monkus. Wanda was of the Baptist faith. She was a simple woman who loved to spend time with her family and a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was a cook for many years and enjoyed going bowling with her husband. In her down time she liked to watch The Golden Girls or Roseanne.
Mrs. Fay Ellen Pocock, 83, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. on Monday, September 20, 2021 in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Memorial Park Funeral Home on Sunday, September 19, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Barbara Sutton Blackwell, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021.Bl. Mrs. Blackwell was born on July 3, 1947, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Boss and Maude Jarrard Sutton. She was retired from Jacky Jones Ford and a member of Mt. View Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her sister, Bonnie Tripp; brother and sister-in-law, Junior and Josephine Sutton; sister-in-law, Hazel Sutton and Charlotte Sutton; brother-in-law, Ralph Grizzle.
James “Richard” Morris, age 89, of Baldwin, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. Mr. Morris was born on October 11, 1931, in Habersham County, Georgia to the late James Virgil and Nellie Terry Morris. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Lavada Dorsey, Margie Clark, Barbara McClurg, and Sarah Harrison Boatwright. Mr. Morris was a self-employed carpenter, working all of his life in carpentry. Richard was very passionate about Gospel Music, having a group complied mostly of his family that he sang and toured with for several years. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. Richard loved his family very much, he was known to his grandchildren as “Papa”.
Pat M Battle, age 77 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021 at his home after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis. He was born on April 4, 1944 in Houston, Texas to Orrin and Laura Battle. Pat attended Duke University, LSU, and Emory Dental School. He went on to a career with the United States Army, where he eventually retired after 20 years of service at the rank of Colonel. Additionally, he served as the long-term Chief Dentist at the Veterans Administration in Gulfport/Biloxi, MS. After retirement, he moved to Gainesville, GA where he lived for 15 years prior to his passing.
Nancy Smith, age 71, of Murrayville, passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021. Ms. Smith was born in Blue Island, Illinois to the late William and Jeannette Breault Buice. In addition to parents, she was preceded in death by brother, James Buice. Ms. Smith was a waitress and a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
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Barbara Sutton Blackwell, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, September. Mrs. Blackwell was born on July 3, 1947, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Boss and. Maude Jarrard Sutton. She was retired from Jacky Jones Ford and a member of Mt. View Baptist Church. In addition to her...
Memorial Mass for Philip Henry D’Entremont, age 96 of Clarkesville, will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at St. Mark Catholic Church in Clarkesville. Interment will follow the service in VFW Post 7720 Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, prior to the Mass from 9:00 AM until 10:30 AM.
Mr. William Herbert Edwards (Herbert), age 90, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Monday, September 13, 2021, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Braselton, from complications of Covid-19. He was a beloved husband, father, brother, and friend. Herbert was born on February 19, 1931, in Cleveland, Georgia, a son of William...
Mr. John Paul Ferrar, age 53, of Alto passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021. John was born in Buffalo, New York on March 1, 1968. He was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Patricia Sabrack Ferrar. John was a loving husband and father and a deeply beloved “Poppy” to his grandchildren. He loved to fish and spend time with his family. John loved Jesus with all his heart and his favorite times were when he was going to church with his family.
Dr. Harold G. Long, age 88, passed away on September 15, 2021, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Hospice Unit. He was born in Akron, Ohio, to Luke and Minnie Long. In 1936, the family moved to Dahlonega, Georgia. Dr. Long lived in Dahlonega for most of his life before moving...
Dr. Lynne Susan Schwab died peacefully in her sleep on Sept. 4, 2021, after living with Parkinson’s disease for 13 years. She was born Aug. 15, 1944, in Los Angeles, California to the late Harold Norman Schwab and Edith Marjorie White Schwab. Lynne is survived by her partner of 33...
Geralene Tomlin Hicks, age 94 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. Born in Cleveland, Georgia on April 27, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Hoke Tomlin and Cora Lee Bowen Tomlin. Mrs. Hicks was a retired Poultry Farmer and a member of Good News Baptist Church.
Private interment for Tami Mitchell Hefner, 73, of Gainesville and formerly of Habersham County, was held at Hazel Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Hefner passed away Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021. Born Sept. 24, 1947, in Owensboro, Kentucky, Mrs. Hefner was the daughter of the late Jack and Willie Lou Moore...
Mrs. Michelle Lee Witcher Fleming, age 46 of Old Jarrett Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A daughter of Warner Witcher and Linda King Witcher, she was born May 20, 1975 in Stephens County, Georgia where she lived all her life. She was employed as a Contract Administrator with Patterson Pump for a number of years and attended Piedmont College.