Obituaries

Loretta Dove

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Loretta Dove
Edith Loretta Driver Dove, 83, of Royston, passed away on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at the Brown Health and Rehabilitation Center in Royston, Ga.

Edward E. Fortson Sr.

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Edward E. Fortson Sr., 59, of Elberton, died  June 6, 2020. A memorial service was held June 10,  at Mack’s Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Elberton Chapel.

Mary Jo Grant

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Mary Jo Grant, 94, of Elberton, died June 6, 2020. She will lie in state in the Rock Branch Baptist Church Worship Center from 1 to 2  p.m.

Talani Blakely

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Infant Talani Arht Blakely, of Hartwell, died May 30, 2020. A graveside service was held June 6. Coile and Hall Funeral Directors and Cremations, Hartwell was in charge of arrangements.

Jerry Hulme Sr.

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Jerry Hulme, Sr., 73, of Elberton, died June 3, 2020. A memorial service was held June 6, from the Chapel of Coile and Hall Funeral Directors and Cremations, Hartwell.

Anthony Carter

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Anthony Carter, 47, of Canon, died June 2, 2020. No formal service will be held at this time. Strickland Funeral Home of Lavonia is in charge.

Donald Thomas Ray

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Donald Thomas Ray, 75, of Elberton, died June 3, 2020. A memorial service was held June 7,  at Mack’s Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Elberton Chapel.

Annie Ree Garris

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Annie Ree Garris, 83, of Elberton, died June 3, 2020. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., June 11, at Bethel Grove Baptist Church, 3022 Heardmont Road, Elberton.

Peggy Skelton

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Peggy Skelton, 71, of Hartwell, died June 1, 2020. A memorial service will be held at a later date to be announced.

Hoyt Brooks

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Hoyt Brooks, 85, of Royston, died May 26, 2020. A private graveside service will be held in the Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery. Pruitt Funeral Home in Royston is in charge.