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Georgia Obituary and Death Notice Archive - Page 782

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Date: Saturday, 11 March 2017, at 10:21 p.m.

Ruby Gresham

Ruby Annitine Gresham of Cleveland died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2002, at Gateway Healthcare Center following a period of declining health.

She was 93.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Alexander’s Gateway Chapel Funeral Home of Cleveland.

Kristopher Addis

CLARKESVILLE – Krist-opher Ronald Addis died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at Habersham County Medical Center in Demorest from injuries sustained in an auto accident.

He was 17.

Born on Sept. 30, 1985, in Hall County, he lived all of his life in Habersham County.

He was junior at Habersham Central High School where he was active with the Habersham County Band of Blue, the FFA, and TCA.

He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Sautee.

He was preceded in death by a grandfather, Buford Benfield, and grandmother, Marie Walls Addis.

The funeral service was held Wednesday at the Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Chad Cantrell, the Rev. Darrell Westmoreland, the Rev. Duane Eller and the Rev. Raymond Fortner officiating.

Burial was in the Bethel Baptist Cemetery.

Survivors include his parents, Ronnie and Lisa Benfield Addis, Clarkesville; sister, Hollie Addis, Clarkesville; maternal grandmother, MaryBelle Cantrell Benfield, Clarkesville; paternal grandparents, J.B. and Virginia Addis, Clarkesville.

Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville, had charge of arrangements.

Zachary Ansley

CLARKESVILLE – Zachary Lynn Ansley died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at Habersham County Medical Center in Demorest from injuries sustained in an auto accident.

He was 16.

Born on May 28, 1986, in Hall County, he lived all of his life in Habersham County.

He was a junior at Habersham Central High School, a member of the Band of Blue, FFA, Habersham County Show Team, and was the representative for FFA National Convention.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Autum Ansley, and grandfathers, Earl Sims and Harold Adams.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Hillside Memorial Chapel in Clarkesville with the Rev. Dee Dillon officiating.

Burial will be in Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Hollywood.

Survivors include his parents, Chris and Pennie Sims Ansley, Clarkesville; sister and brother-in-law, Menissa and Dexter Worley Jr., Clarkesville;

Also, his niece and nephew, Chelsey Lynne Worley and Austin Lee Worley; maternal grandmother, Jo Adams, Clarkesville; paternal grandparents, Lin and Coralee Ansley, Cornelia.

Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville, has charge of arrangements.

Frank Eller

Frank Eller of Cleveland died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, at his residence following an extended illness. He was 44.

Born in Rabun County on Sept. 13, 1958, he was a restaurant worker and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his caretakers, Kay and Jerry Thomas, Gainesville; and friends, Glenda and Kenny Nix, Cleveland, Neil and Mary Bromley, Homer.

Mr. Eller was cremated. No service will be held.

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, had charge of arrangements.

Donald Fields

Donald E. Fields of Cleveland died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville following a brief illness. He was 60.

Mr. Fields was born in Lumpkin County, the son of the late Eli and Nora Ray Fields. He was a member of Mt. View Baptist Church.

Mr. Fields was preceded in death by his wife, Shelby Hunt Fields.

Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Jimmy and Donna Fields, Randy and Rhonda Fields, Chad Fields, all of Cleveland; brother and sister-in-law, Bernard and Joyce Fields, Dahlonega; sister, Betty Raines, Dahlonega; grandchildren, Morgan Fields, Sandy Thomas, Chad Benfield; great-grandchildren, Emily Helton, Hannah Thomas.

Funeral services were held Wednesday at Mt. View Baptist Church. The Rev. Dean Bryant, the Rev. Dave Fortner and the Rev. Terry Head officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland, had charge of arrangements.

Melisse Lane

SNELLVILLE – Melisse Rivard Lane died Jan. 22, 2003, following a battle with cancer. She was 58.

Born in Manchester, Conn., on July 27, 1944, she spent most of her formative years in Lake Worth, Fla. She spent her young adulthood working as a hairdresser before becoming a full-time mother and homemaker. She moved to Jacksonville, Fla., in 1983 and then to Snellville in 1985 where she worked at a flower shop.

Survivors include her husband of 39 years, Ken Lane; a son, Kenny, Gainesville; daughters and sons-in-law, Deanna Lane and Will Carter, Gainesville, and Hielle Lane and Ken Ross, Atlanta; five grandchildren, Killian, Hunter, Hartley, Jackson and Joe; two sisters, Michelle and Mara Dee; and numerous friends and extended family, some in White County.

Memorials may be made to the pediatric department, Northeast Georgia Medical Center Foundation at 2150 Limestone Parkway, Suite 115, Gainesville, Ga. 30501.

Memorial services were held Tuesday at Unity Christ Church, Suwanee. The Rev. Steve Bolen officiated.

Little-Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville, had charge of the arrangements.

William Fred Cantrell

William Fred Cantrell of Sautee-Nacoochee died Saturday, April 5, 2003, at his residence following a period of declining health. He was 85.

Mr. Cantrell was a native and lifelong resident of White County, a machinist and farmer. He was member of Bethel Baptist Church and served as a deacon.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Claudine Palmer Cantrell; his infant son, Earl Cantrell; granddaughter, Tammy Westmoreland; brother, Daniel Cantrell; sisters, Della Abernathy, Louise Baker, Kate Sosebee Welborn and Ethel Cash; and a brother-in-law, Buford Benfield.

Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Ron and Helen Cantrell, Sautee-Nacoochee, David and Barbara Cantrell, Lakemont; daughters and sons-in-law, Jeannie and Buford Kinsey, Cleveland, Loretta and Roger Slaton, Dawsonville, Carol and Jack Westmorland, Clarkesville, Wilma and Jerry Dorsey, Cleveland, Eva Nix Hayes, Hendersonville, N.C.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Paul and Polly Cantrell, Marion and Rachel Cantrell, all of Sautee-Nacoochee; sisters and brothers-in-law, Evelyn and Robert McDonald, Dahlonega, Susie and Harold Kastner, Mt. Airy, Mary Bell Benfield, Clarkesville; 19 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Funeral services were held Monday at Bethel Baptist Church. The Rev. Chad Cantrell, the Rev. Duane Eller, the Rev. Guy Lee and Rev. Darrell Westmorland officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Alexander’s Gateway Chapel Funeral Home, Cleveland, had charge of arrangements.

Phillip Chitwood

CLARKESVILLE – Phillip (Pop-Big Pop) Chitwood died Friday, April 4, 2003, at Habersham County Medical Center in Demorest following an extended illness. He was 78.

Mr. Chitwood was born Jan. 19, 1925, in Habersham County to Isaac Noah Chitwood and Bessie Josephine Sosebee Chitwood. He married Fannie Ossie Mae Coker on April 12, 1942.

In his early years, he was a farmer. Later he worked at a saw mill in the morning, and in the evening at Habersham Mills, Russell Corporation for more than 26 years. He was a member of Cool Springs United Methodist Church all his life.

Mr. Chitwood was preceded in death by his wife, Ossie Mae Chitwood; brothers, Cohen Brannon Chitwood, Joe Marlow Chitwood, Oscar (Bee) Benjamin Chitwood and Isaac Franklin (Frank) Chitwood.

Surviving are his daughters and sons-in-law, Beatrice and Bobby York, Carolyn and Charles Wilkes, Phyllis and Barry Trotter, all of Clarkesville, and Lesia and Merle Long, Helen; sons and daughters-in-law, Brannon and Brenda Chitwood, Clint and Debra Chitwood, Kelvin and Lorraine Chitwood, all of Clarkesville, Ben and Judy Chitwood, Dahlonega; 18 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Monday at Cool Springs United Methodist Church with Darren Wilkes, the Rev. Bill Trotter, the Rev. Garvis Kinsey and the Rev. Steve McIntyre officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Cool Springs United Methodist Church Building Fund in care of Jackie Thomas, 509 Harvest Church Road, Clarkesville, Ga. 30523.

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, had charge of arrangements.

Steven Bruce Gourley

DEMOREST – Steven Bruce Gourley died Wednesday, April 2, 2003, at his residence following an extended illness. He was 43.

Mr. Gourley was born June 6, 1959, in Fulton County, a son of the late Paul Gourley and Marion Coulter Gourley. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and was a martial arts instructor at the Sautee Nacoochee Center.

Survivors include his daughters, Brandy Gourley and Taylor Gourley, Athens; sisters, Cherrilane Blackburn, Dallas, Texas, Sharon Gill, Conyers; brother, Ed Gourley, White Plains; and fiancee, Crystal Durden, Demorest.

Private family services were held. Memorials may be made to the “Bruce Gourley Education Fund,” Attention: Michael Brewer, c/o Bank of America, 1280 West Paces Ferry Road, NW, Atlanta, Ga. 30327 in memory of Bruce Gourley.

Stanley H. Powell and Cornelius E. Church and Son Funeral Home of Clarkesville had charge of arrangements.

Dent Harkins

Dennis “Dent” Harkins of Cleveland died Sunday, March 6, 2003, at the Lanier Park Campus of Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville following a period of declining health. He was 68.

A native of Hall County, Mr. Harkins had lived in White County for most of his life. He was a son of the late Arthur and Maude Gooch Harkins. He was a heavy equipment operator.

Mr. Harkins was a member of New Bridge Baptist Church. His parents and a grandson, Shannon Sutton, preceded Mr. Harkins in death.

Survivors include his wife, Peggy Harkins; son and daughter-in-law, Denton and Margaret Harkins, Mt. Airy; daughters and sons-in-law, Patsy Harkins, Hazel and Lamar Swindoll, Helen and Richard Simpson, Carol and Ricky Magness, all of Cleveland; brother and sister-in-law, Hoyt and Maxine Harkins, Jackson County; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday in the Alexander’s Gateway Chapel with the Rev. W.A. Jenkins, the Rev. Lee Cantrell and the Rev. Leroy Gooch officiating. Burial was in Gateway Memory Park.

Alexander’s Gateway Chapel Funeral Home, Cleveland, had charge of arrangements.

Lillie Mae Westmoreland

Lillie Mae Westmoreland of Cleveland died Monday, April 7, 2003, at Gateway Health Care Center following an extended illness. She was 90.

Mrs. Westmoreland was born in Hall County, the daughter of the late John Ed and Carrie Albertson Nix.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Westmoreland; granddaughter, Lydia Ann Westmoreland; and grandson, Harold Dean Butler Jr.

Mrs. Westmoreland had lived in White County for the past 60 years. She was a homemaker and a member of Concord Baptist Church in Clermont.

Survivors include her daughters and son-in-law, Jean Underwood, Cleveland, Patricia Easthom, Talking Rock, Darlene and Richard Spencer, Flowery Branch; sons and daughters-in-law, William and Linda Westmoreland, Louisville, Ky., Johnny and Carolyn Westmoreland, Cleveland; sons, Charles (Bud) Westmoreland, Cleveland; sister and brother-in-law, Roena and the Rev. Willis Watkins, Cleveland; brother and sister-in-law, Edward and Pat Nix, Oakwood; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Wednesday at Barrett Chapel. The Rev. Robert Nix officiated. Burial was in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.

Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland, had charge of arrangements.

Glovine Dockery

DAHLONEGA – Mrs. Glovine Dockery, Dahlonega, died April 9, 2003, at Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega following a brief illness. She was 69.

Arrangements are incomplete and will be handled by Alexander’s Gateway Chapel Funeral Home, Cleveland.

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