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Blue Ridge, Georgia William "Billy" Foster 2023 William "Billy" Foster, Charles William "Billy" Charles Foster, 47, of Blue Ridge, GA died July 31, 2023. Service will be held at 3:00pm, on August 27, 2023 at United Community Bank - Blue Ridge, GA. Arrangements by Bernhardt Funeral Home. Lloyd Baughn 2022 Mr. Lloyd H. Baughn, age 96 of Smyrna, passed away on Monday January 17th, 2022. Mr. Baughn was born in Jasper, Alabama on May 9th, 1925 to the late Luther Baughn and Effie Jane Pennington Baughn. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Ethel Baughn; several brothers and sisters. Mr. Baughn was a United States Veteran, having served in the U.S Army. He was a retired watchmaker and was a member of King Springs Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Aline Nealey-Baughn; one daughter, Lori Chinsky (Joe); one step-daughter, Joan Piel (Donald); one step-son, Terry Nealey (Teri); four grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral Services will be held on... Ellijay Jean Meyer 1936 — 2021 Jean Alyce (ne? Lein) Meyer Lyons, 85, died peacefully Wednesday evening, December 15, 2021 having been in failing health for some time. She was born August 26, 1936 in Clinton, Iowa, the daughter of J. Richard and Josina Johannsen Lein. A graduate of Clinton High School, Jean was a pianist and organist. She began playing organ at the early morning service at Zion Lutheran Church in Clinton when she was just 15 years old. Her father would listen to the radio broadcast and inform her later if she had made any mistakes...telling her she had to play her very best when the service was being broadcast. She learned to play nearly perfectly. In her first marriage, she lived in Clinton, Freeport,... Ellijay Jean Meyer 1936 — 2021 Jean Alyce (ne? Lein) Meyer Lyons, 85, died peacefully Wednesday evening, December 15, 2021 having been in failing health for some time. She was born August 26, 1936 in Clinton, Iowa, the daughter of J. Richard and Josina Johannsen Lein. A graduate of Clinton High School, Jean was a pianist and organist. She began playing organ at the early morning service at Zion Lutheran Church in Clinton when she was just 15 years old. Her father would listen to the radio broadcast and inform her later if she had made any mistakes...telling her she had to play her very best when the service was being broadcast. She learned to play nearly perfectly. In her first marriage, she lived in Clinton, Freeport,... Richard Chamness 2021 Mr. Richard Lee Chamness, age 72 of Ellijay, passed away on Saturday December 11th, 2021. Mr. Chamness was born in Woodriver, Illinois on December 17th, 1948 to the late Lester Chamness and Virginia Chamness. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one brother, Ronnie Chamness; one sister, Celeste Richardson. Mr. Chamness was a United States Veteran, having served in the U.S Marine Corp. He was a General Contractor and was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Marietta. Survivors include his wife, Mary B. Chamness; one son, Ricky Chamness (Michelle); five daughters, Scarlet Howard (Richard), Gina Dick (Scott), Lisa Heine (Kris), Tabby Cline (Daniel), and Cristy Ward... Blue Ridge, Georgia Elaine Holloway 1941 — 2021 Mrs. Elaine Hall Holloway, age 80 of Blue Ridge, passed away on Wednesday November 17th, 2021 at her residence. Mrs. Holloway was born in Moultrie, Ga on July 15th, 1941 to the late Earl Hall and Elizabeth Jones Hall. Mrs. Holloway was retired from Lance Trucking, and was a Job Steward. She was a member of Boardtown Church of Christ. Survivors include husband, Louis Walton Holloway; her children, Debra Reynolds, Neil Holloway (Dee), Kelly Holloway, Yvette Quick (Darryl), J.D Legan (Donna), Dante Holloway (Melissa), and Dana Odom (Robbie); one brother, Donald Hall; twenty-four grandchildren and forty great-grandchildren. Graveside Services will be held on Saturday November 27th, 2021 at 1... Ellijay Nancy Harnsberger 1943 — 2021 Mrs. Nancy Lee Harnsberger, age 78 of Ellijay, passed away on Saturday October 30th, 2021. Mrs. Harnsberger was born in Takoma Park, Maryland on February 16th, 1943 to the late Stephen Harnsberger and Adelaide Norwood Harnsberger. Mrs. Harnsberger was a high school graduate and was a self-employed seamstress. She was a member of Searcy Memorial United Methodist Church in Griffin, GA. Survivors include her three sons, David Myatt (Debra), Robert Myatt (Erika), and Steve Myatt (Sue); one brother, Robert Harnsberger; two grandchildren, Randy Myatt and Susan Whigham; two great-grandchildren, Isaac Whigham and Evelyn Whigham. In accordance with her wishes, Mrs. Harnsberger was cremated and... Martha Chastain 2021 On Thursday morning, October 14, 2021, Martha Ann Segars Chastain, 92, of Ellijay, Ga, peacefully entered into Eternal Life with her Savior Jesus Christ in Heaven. She was born to the late Thera Segars and Florence Hutcherson Segars, January 21, 1929 in Sylvester, Ga. and was raised along with her six brothers near Jefferson, Ga. Martha graduated from an 11th grade high school in Jefferson at the age of 17 and went on to receive a BA in 1949 from Berry College in Rome, Georgia. Upon graduation she began teaching Home Economics in Cobb County where she met and married John K. Chastain, Sr. March 1950. Soon after getting married Martha started a rewarding and challenging career as a Home... Gwendolyn Dean 2021 Mrs. Gwendolyn Hendrix Dean, age 67 of Ellijay, passed away on Thursday October 14th, 2021. Mrs. Dean was born and raised in Marietta, Ga to the late Samuel Hendrix and Valley Owenby Hendrix. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by three sisters, Anne Hornsby, Janice Engle, and Reva Kuykendall. Mrs. Dean was a florist for many years. She was the best wife and momma, and "to know her, was to love her." Survivors include her husband, Gary M. Dean of Ellijay; three daughters, Tammy Lee Hayden of Ellijay, Shanna Dean of Marietta, and Nicole Hayden of Blue Ridge; one brother, Stanley Wilson (Linda) of Rockmart; one sister, Sybil Townes (Fred); one grandchild, Lily Garfield. To... Ellijay, Georgia Gary Henry Sr. 2021 Robert Watt 2021 Mr. Robert Lee Watts, age 55 of Canton, passed away on Wednesday September 22nd, 2021. Mr. Watts was born in El Paso, Tx., on November 21st, 1965 to the late Bobby Eugene Watts and Mary Clyde Smith. Mr. Watts graduated from Belton High School, class of 1984, and was a Professional Bull Rider. While in Texas, Mr. Watts and his wife owned and operated R&K Services, a recycling company. Survivors include his wife of 14 years, Kathy Churchill Watts of Canton; one daughter, Amber Renee Watts of Nolanville, TX; three sons, Brandon Lee Watts of Temple, TX, Michael Joseph Sulak of Temple TX, and Cole Watts of Meridian, TX; one sister, Barbara Howard; four grandchildren, Gemma and Ava Garcia... Ellijay, Georgia Jefferson King 2021 Ellijay, Georgia John Dale 2021 Mr. John "Jack" Lowell Dale, age 97 of Ellijay, passed away on Saturday May 1st, 2021. Mr. Dale was born on February 8th, 1924 to the late Roy Alexander Dale and Minnie Zoe Boxwell Dale. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Louise and by a son, Stephen Gregory Dale. Mr. Dale was the youngest of 7 brothers, 5 of which served during WWII. Mr. Dale was a Retired Marine 1st Sgt., having served during WWII, Korea, and two tours in Vietnam. After retirement from the Marine Corp, Mr. Dale opened his first franchise of Jack the Stripper, a furniture stripping operation in 1970 in Decatur, Ga. After moving to Ellijay in 1979, he opened Jack's Country Shop. He was a "hell... James McKee 2021 Don was born in Hacoda, Alabama on July 15, 1933 and was raised in DeFuniak Springs, Florida. He was one of ten children born to James Mallard McKee and Edith Ellen McKee. He attended Alabama Christian College in Montgomery where he also worked for the Montgomery Advertiser, beginning as a copy boy and rising to become state editor. He was married to his sweetheart, Barbara Jane Tillery, in 1955. Don and Barbara moved to Atlanta in 1960 with their three children, Richard, Cynthia and Katrina where Don preached at Union City Church of Christ and worked for the Associated Press. While working for the AP, he covered the civil rights movement through the 1960's, covered the Selma march... Ellijay, Georgia Robert William Brandl 2021 Mr. Robert (Boone) William Brandl age 72 of Roswell GA passed away peacefully in his home on Friday, February 5th, 2021. Boone was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania November 23, 1948 to the late Ernest J. Brandl and Olga Fejes Brandl. He graduated from Liberty High School in 1966 where he was a member of the Grenadier Band. Boone immediately joined the Marine Corps and was proud of his service as a Marine from 1966 to 1970, attaining the rank of Sergeant. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing in 1969 serving 18 months in the former Republic of South Viet Nam. Boone served as an Aircraft Ordinance Man flying onboard C-130 Night Illumination Combat Aircraft. Although Boone left the... Ray Rowe 2021 Mr. Ray A. Rowe, age 87 of Ellijay, passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2021. Mr. Rowe was born in Greenville, GA (Merriweather County), the son of Alexander and Sarah Rowe. He was proceeded in death by his loving wife, Barbara Ann in 2012. He is survived by his son Nelson Rowe and daughter in-law, Elizabeth of Jasper. His daughter, Judith Maurer and son in-law Jeff from Smyrna, GA. His brother, Ken Rowe and Nancy from Acworth, GA and his sister Joyce Simpson and Bill from Canton, GA. Grandchildren include: Hannah Garland, Ty Rowe, Sailor Rowe, Genevieve Rowe, Heather Hoffman and Dustin Maurer. Great Grandchildren: Bowie Garland, Johnny Garland, and Peyton Hanley. Ray graduated from... Shirley Martin 2019 Martin Mrs. Shirley Stone Martin, age 83, of Ellijay, GA, died Friday, June 14, 2019. Mrs. Martin was born November 4, 1935, in Rome GA, daughter of the late Henry and Grace Stone. She was a beloved school teacher to over 1,000 K-3 students at Garden Lakes Elementary and Model Elementary in her 30 years as an educator. Mrs. Martin was a member of Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, and later, at Second Avenue Baptist Church of Rome, where she taught Sunday School and was a dedicated choir member with a lovely alto voice. She was a gifted quilter, winning several blue ribbons for her creations. She also enjoyed cooking, gardening and sewing. Mrs. Martin is survived by her loving and devoted... Ellijay Jeanette Roshau 1944 Mrs. Jeanette Crisler Roshau, of Ellijay, passed away on Monday August 9th, 2021. Mrs. Roshau was born on February 27th, 1944 in Maysville, Ga, and grew up in New Holland, Ga. She graduated from East Hall High School Class of '62. She was a retired banker, having worked for the original Bank of Ellijay and for Gilmer County Bank. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Roshau in 2009. Survivors include, Matt (Sueann) Roshau of Talking Rock, Lynne (Scott) Barnes of Ellijay; four grandchildren, Courtney (Justin) Webb, Ryan Roshau, Will Barnes, and Abby Barnes; sister, Joann (Frank) Greenway of Flowery Branch; sisters-in-law, Rancine...
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