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Jason Woody

Jul 1, 2022

Michael Jason Woody, age 44 of Young Harris, Georgia passed away in the early hours of Friday, July 1, 2022 surrounded by family. Jason was born to Marvin and Cheryl (Seabolt) Woody on June 6, 1978 in Gainesville, Georgia. He was employed at Tractor Supply Company in Blairsville where he had an amazing work family whom he loved. He loved cars, especially...

Darold Ledford

Jul 1, 2022


Darold Ledford, age 75 of Scataway community in Hiawassee, Georgia met Jesus face-to-face on Friday, July 1, 2022. He was born on November 27, 1946 in Hayesville, North Carolina to the late Mr. and Mrs. Cloe and Ola (Burrell) Ledford. He was a member of Lower Hightower Baptist Church where he served as a deacon for several years. He...

Edward Joseph Kahl

Jun 24, 2022

Edward Joseph Kahl of Young Harris Georgia, age 94, died onJune 24th, 2022. He is survived by his sons Robert, Joel, Jamesand Edward and daughter Lisa. He is also survived by his tenGrandchildren and eight Great Grandchildren.He is preceded in death by his wife Lorraine (Hopko) Kahl.Edward was born on December 23, 1927 in Auburn, NY toparents Robert Charles Kahl...

Cyrus Leighton Gray

Jun 23, 2022


On June 23,2022, Cyrus Leighton Gray rose up from the confines of a hospital bed, laid down his constant pain, and walked confidently into his Savior's embrace. He was born in Pinehurst, NC, on March 1, 1940, to Dr. Cyrus L. Gray, Jr., and Reaville Austin Gray. The family moved to High Point NC, where he played on the high...

Camilla Rose Hogsed

Jun 22, 2022

Camilla Rose Hogsed, age 86, of Hiawassee, Georgia passed away on June 22, 2022 following abrief illness. Camilla, a lifelong resident of Hiawassee, was born on October 01, 1935 to the lateLee Raymond and Nannie Rose (Burrell) Sims. She was best known for her love of the piano,and that love was reflected in her dedication to teaching music to students...

Robert Hill Nichols

Jun 13, 2022

Robert Hill Nichols, Jr., age 57, died of heart failure at his parent'shome in Young Harris, Georgia on Monday, June 13, 2022. He was bornin Atlanta on October 10, 1964. He attended Towns County H.S.and graduated from Young Harris College in 1982, Davidson College (BS),and Washington University (PhD). He did post Doctorate studies inAstro-Physics at Cal Tech, was a lead...

William Bart McPherson

Jun 12, 2022

William Bart McPherson, aged 91, was born on Sept. 6, 1930 at Pineville, north Monroe County, Alabama, and died on June 12, 2022 in Hiawassee, Ga.  

Mr. McPherson graduated from Beatrice High School in 1948 and the University of Alabama in 1952. He served two years in the US Air Force as a first lieutenant, working for the National...

Lynn Marie Schaad

Jun 7, 2022

Lynn Marie Schaad, age 60, of Hiawassee, Georgia(formerly of Sebring, Florida) passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at her home after battling a long illness. She was born on October 11, 1961 in Toledo, Ohio to Susan (Michaels) Schaad and the late Robert F. Schaad. Lynn was a child of God, mother and grandmother before anything else. She had a heart...

Ronald Marion Savage

Jun 6, 2022

Ronald (Doc) Marion Savage, age 72 of Young Harris, GA passed away unexpectedly themorning of June 6, 2022. He is predeceased by father, General J. Savage, mother, Rubye NellForrester, sister Brenda Hallman, twin sister Rhonda Rash, and brother Stephen Savage all ofGainesville, GA.He is survived by his wife Adair Savage, brother Mike Savage (Linda) Baldwin, GA, son Shane(Jennifer) Savage, Roscommon,...

John "Jack" R. Gottlieb

Jun 4, 2022

John "Jack" R. Gottlieb, age 87, of Hiawassee, passed away on Saturday, June 4, 2022. Jack was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, on March 12, 1935, and was the only child of Don and Malane (Moore) Gottlieb.He began working as a painter for the University of Minnesota in 1966 and married June on May 1, 1976,in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota....

Ollie Jane Bell Parton

Jun 3, 2022

Ollie Jane Bell Parton, age 96, of Hiawassee, Georgia passed away on Friday, June 3, 2022. Ollie was born on May 22, 1926 to the late Lester and Ada (Youngblood) Dills in Hiawassee. She was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church. Mrs. Parton enjoyed gardening, sewing and cooking for her family. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and...

Shirl Linda Green

May 26, 2022

Shirl Linda Green

June 18, 1957 - May 26, 2022


Shirl Linda Green, 64, passed away on May 26, 2022, due to diabetes complications. Shirl has resided in Hiawassee, Georgia for the past three and a half years. She has also lived in Illinois and Florida.


Shirl was born in Chicago, Illinois on June 18th, 1957 to Richard...

Flonnie Mae Hughes

May 24, 2022

Flonnie Mae Hughes, age 88, of Young Harris Georgia passed away on Tuesday May 24, 2022 at Union General Hospital. She was born in Towns County on May 23, 1934. Flonnie loved reading, writing poetry, spending time with family and friends, and being a faithful member of Old Union Baptist Church in Young Harris. She was preceded in death by...

Robert Charles Lonano

May 21, 2022


Robert (Bob) Charles Lonano, 75, passed away peacefully at home with family by his side after a lengthy battle with cancer on May 21, 2022. He was born in Middletown, New York. He grew up in Brooklyn, New York and graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1964. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Soon...

Jewell Shook Jones

May 16, 2022

Jewell Shook Jones, age 89, of Hiawassee, Georgia passed away Monday, May 16, 2022 at Brasstown Manor. Jewell was born at home on Upper Hightower to the late Thomas and Stella (Eller) Shook on November 15, 1932. She was a member of Mountain Park Baptist Church in Stone Mountain, Georgia. After leaving Hiawassee, she and her husband Cecil resided in Stone Mountain,...

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