Betty Grace Stewart Harrison

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Betty Grace Stewart Harrison, 77 of Madison, died Dec. 30, 2017. Mrs. Harrison was a native of Lee County, Alabama. She was born on Feb. 1, 1940 to Harrison and Irma Wheelis Stewart. She was married to Paul Harrison. Mrs. Harrison was a member of Freedom Worship Center. She enjoyed sewing and crocheting and cooking for her family. Mrs. Harrison is survived by her husband, Paul and their children, Sandra Wyatt and Joe, Leonard Anthony Harrison and Nanette, William David Harrison and Carol, Sharon Kay Foy and Doug, Donald Eugene …

Carl Jackson Hanes

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Carl Jackson Hanes, Jr., 89, husband of the late Louise Tumlin Hanes, died Tuesday, December 19, 2017. A native of Hall County, he was the son of the late Carl Jackson Hanes, Sr. and Lucy Mae Floyd Hanes. Mr. Hanes moved to Morgan County when he was eight years old and lived there most of his life. He was a dairy farmer and following the sale of his dairy farm he was the owner of a Tire and Alignment business in Madison. He moved to Winterville and really embraced the community and his church, Winterville First …

Elaine Dockery

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Elaine Dockery, 85, of Hoschton, Georgia entered her Savior’s presence on December 19, 2017.  A native of Tucker, she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Nina Andrews Flowers.  Mrs. Dockery was preceded by her husband, Earl Dockery, son, Glen Dockery, grandson, Chris Eberhart and great grandson, Cody Eager.  She was a longtime member of Sharon Baptist Church and was a retiree of R. and R. Manufacturing Surviving are son and daughter-in-law, Donald and Vicki Dockery of Madison, daughter and son-in-law, Debora and Stanley Ledford of Gainesville,, three grandchildren, …

Cora Jane Jarrell

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Cora Jane Jarrell, 76, passed away on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at Green Point Nursing Home in Union Point, following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Jane was born on October 23, 1941 to Samuel Glynn Masters and Ila Middlebrooks Masters in Ellenwood, Georgia, where she graduated from South DeKalb High School, and was a life-long member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. She married Charles B. Jarrell, Sr. in 1962. Her greatest joy was her children, and her life was centered upon her family, her home, and her Lord. …

Roy Pittman Mealor

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Roy Pittman Mealor, 81 of Madison, died December 19, 2017. Mr. Mealor was at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Banks County on October 6, 1936 to Harrison and Bonnie W. Mealor. He was married to Tootsie Smith Mealor on June 20, 1959. Mr. Mealor served in the U.S. Army and was retired from Schnadig. He loved the outdoors, whether it was hunting and fishing or working in his garden. He also enjoyed cooking, as long as it was outdoors as well. Mr. Mealor is survived by …

Ronald Earl Huff

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Ronald Earl Huff, 77 of Madison, died December 18, 2017. He was born January 13, 1940 in Proctor, WV to Earl and Lovie Huff. Mr. Huff was married to the late Jeanette Hannah Huff. He spent his career with the United States Navy. He retired from the Navy in 1978. Mr. Huff was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and loved to ride motorcycles. Mr. Huff is survived by his children, Annette Hannah, Wayne Huff and Jackie, Kenneth Huff and Norma and Stanley Huff and Janet. His grandchildren …

Jack Cromer

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Jack Cromer of Covington and Madison went to be with the Lord on December 13, 2017.  He died peacefully at home surrounded by his family.  He was 87. One of eight children, Mr. Cromer was born in WV to a coal-mining family.  When he was 16, he enlisted in the Marine Corps.  Assigned to the 1st Marine Div. in 1950, he was in nine months of heavy fighting at the Chosin Reservoir in Korea.  He earned the Korean Service Medal with four stars. Mr. Cromer and his first wife adopted …

Helen von Richthofen

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Helen von Richthofen, age 79, a resident of Watkinsville, passed away on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospice House in Athens, Georgia. Helen was born the daughter of Harley William and Rose Genevieve (Thomas) Frizzell on November 9, 1938, at the home near Chillicothe, Missouri. She was married to the late Friedrich (Fritz) von Richthofen in 1966 in Werne, Germany. Survivors include sisters Willa Vee (Frizzell) George and husband Jim, Gail O’Bryan (Frizzell) and husband Jack, and sister-in- law Lois Frizzell, and their families, many nieces and nephews, …

Pastor Freddie Bernard (Mikey) Walker-Ivery

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Pastor Freddie Bernard (Mikey) Walker-Ivery, 37, earned his heavenly wings and took flight in the arms of Jesus on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 at his residence in Madison. He was born November 21, 1980 at Walton Regional Hospital in Monroe to Scarlett Venita Walker and Freddie R. Ivery. He was raised in Rutledge, attended Morgan County Schools and graduated from Social Circle High School in May 1997. He and his younger brother Joshua were baptized when they were very young. He accepted his calling at the age of 14 and …

Paula Louise Crowe Slaughter

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Paula Louise Crowe Slaughter, 54 of Madison, died December 4, 2017. She was born January 18, 1963 to Albert James Crowe and Ethel West Crowe. Mrs. Slaughter grew up in Apalachee. She was married to David Slaughter. She worked for the Morgan County Humane Society and loved the animals there. Paula enjoyed fishing and working in her flower beds. Mrs. Slaughter is survived by her husband, David Slaughter and three sons, Jacob, Joshua and Justin. She leaves two grandchildren, Allysa and Lindsey. Mrs. Slaughter also leaves a sister, Debra Crowe …

Lucy P. Roland

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Tuesday morning, December 5, 2017 Lucy P. Roland departed her life at Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia. Mrs. Roland was born February 20, 1942 to Edward and Lena Mae Jordan in Morgan County. She was employed by Shandig Corporation and Sieman, Inc. (Watertown) both in Madison and Rutledge Sportswear Sewing Plant, Rutledge. She was preceded in death by her late husbands, Clarence Pettigrew II and Mike Roland, her youngest son Mark Pettigrew; parents Edward and Lena Mae Jordan; three brothers and a sister. She leaves to …

Sam Daniel

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Frank Samuel “Sam” Daniel, age 81, of Lawrenceville, died on December 3, 2017 He was born in Morgan County on May 25, 1936 to the late Ollie Mae Hanson Daniel and the late Frank J. Daniel. He was preceded in death by his wife, Angeline Daniel. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Frank Bradley Daniel and Kim Hope of Lawrenceville; daughter and son-in-law, Melissa and George Thompson of Cumming;  sisters and brothers in law, Emily and Charles Richardson of Norcross, Nelda Mae Appling of Buford, Rita and Landy McDaniel of …

Robert H. Engle

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On Thursday, December 7, 2017, Robert H. Engle, 85, passed away at his home in Madison. Born May 2, 1932, in Louisville, Kentucky, Bob was the son of the late Clarence and Mary Engle. Bob and his wife, Barbara, recently celebrated their 62nd Wedding Anniversary. Bob is also survived by his brother, Clarence Engle and wife, Connie, of Louisville, Kentucky; four daughters, Terri Smith, Laura Schrader, Lisa Escobar and Sandi Bell; eight grandsons, Bobby Smith, Jason Smith, Nick Smith, Parker Schrader, Robert Schrader, Brett Bell, Bob Bell, Christian Escobar; and …

Rufus Marvin Few

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Rufus Marvin Few of Greensboro, passed away Friday, December 8, 2017.  Born in Greshamville on April 25, 1943, he was the son of the late Stovall C. Few and Annie Lee Harris Few. He was a construction worker in Texas for over 30 years and after retiring moved to Atlanta.  Later he moved to Greensboro where he was living at the time of his death.  Rufus was a faithful member of Fork Chapel United Methodist Church and considered them his family.  He was an avid sports fan and loved watching …

Douglas Lester King

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Douglas Lester King, 74 of Rutledge, died December 7, 2017. Mr. King was a native of Springfield, Ohio where he was born February 21, 1943. He was the son of the late, David and Sarah Appling King. He married Jean Evans on July 3, 1964. Doug worked as a ranger at Hard Labor Creek State Park and later at Rock Eagle. He loved his job and especially working with the campers and counselors. He enjoyed camping and any activity that kept him outdoors. He was a member of the Madison …

Colin Patrick Smith

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Colin Patrick Smith, 53 of Madison, died December 4, 2017. He was born May 9, 1964 in Anaheim, California to Ronald and Janet N. Smith. Mr. Smith was a handyman by trade and was of the Catholic faith. Cole as he was known, is survived by his two daughters, Jessica and Sarah Smith. He is also survived by his mother, Janet Williams and two sisters, Laura Spencer and Tracy Smith Scholl and Bill. A memorial service was held at Mr. Smith’s home on Saturday, December 9. He will be interred …

Betty Patrick Chastain

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Betty Patrick Chastain, 89 of Madison passed away December 4, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Clinton and Marie Graves Patrick and had a brother, Lamar Patrick. She was preceded in death by her husband Rex W. Chastain. She is survived by her children Terry (Lynn) Chastain and Barbara (Alan) Minnigerode. She leaves six grandchildren, six great grandchildren as well as her sister-in-law Nannette Patrick Erb. The memorial service will be Friday, December 8 at 1 p.m. at A. E. Carter Funeral Home in the chapel. In lieu …

Lois Lord Armour

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Lois Lord Armour, 89 of Madison, died December 2, 2017. She was surrounded by her family. Mrs. Armour was born July 5, 1928 in Gainesville. She was married to the late William Ralph Armour, Sr. Mrs. Armour was retired as a seamstress, having worked for Madison Sportswear. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church. She enjoyed working in her flower gardens as well as sewing and cooking for her family. Mrs. Armour is survived by her children, Shirley Almand, JR Armour and Rose Marie and Richard Luke. She is …

George Albert Rosencrance, Jr.

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George Albert Rosencrance, Jr., age 58, of Union Point, died Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens. Al was born in Covington on October 15, 1959, the son of the late George Albert Rosencrance, Sr. and Peggy Copelan Rosencrance.  He attended  Morgan County High School and Athens Technical School.  He joined the Herald Journal working with Carey Williams, Sr. where he was a photographer and helped distribute the paper. Al collected guns and enjoyed collecting and selling knives.  He loved riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle.  He was a …

Michael Jon Clevenger (Mike)

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Michael Jon Clevenger (Mike) was born May 17, 1976 at MacDill AFB, in Tampa, Florida. He died November 5, 2017 in Newport News, Virginia at Riverside Hospital. At 41 years old, Michael was struck by a vehicle on October 21, 2017, while driving a 2004 Harley Davidson during work.  He was working as Finance Manager for Bowditch Ford, Newport News, Virginia. He is survived by two daughters: Sophia Anne, age 12, and Aubree Grace Clevenger, age 6; mother and stepfather: Bryan and Lovie McGiboney of Madison; grandmother Betty M. Bailey …