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OBITUARY PAGE - DECEMBER 1, 1999 - HOMER, GA

MR. DUNCAN
Retired farmer
HOMER - Marvin Ellis Duncan Sr., 88, died Tuesday, November 23, 1999, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
A native of Banks County, Mr. Duncan was born August 20, 1911. He was a son of the late Alvin and Harriett Bray Duncan.
Mr. Duncan was a retired farmer and a member of New Salem United Methodist Church.
Funeral services were held Thursday, November 25, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Roy Rogers officiating. Burial was in Banks Memorial Gardens, Homer.
Survivors include his wife, Florence Watson Duncan; one son, Marvin Duncan Jr., Homer; three daughters, Linda K. Atkins, Jefferson, and Janet Duncan and Judy McNelley, both of Tunnel Hill; one brother, Hoyt Duncan, Commerce; one sister, Thelma Lewallen, Homer; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, December 1, 1999

MRS. NUNN
Homemaker
COMMERCE - Mrs. Magdalene F. Nunn, 80, died Monday, November 22, 1999, at West Paces Ferry Hospital.
A native of Banks County, Mrs. Nunn was born October 16, 1919. She was a daughter of the late O.G. and Sevilla Ward Fowler.
Mrs. Nunn was a homemaker and a member of Commerce First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Nunn.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 24, at Commerce First Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Ellison officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors include one son, Tommy Nunn, Commerce; one daughter, Delorse Baird, Commerce; three sisters, Lutrelle Bellew, Monticello, Estelle Patton, Commerce, and Evelyn Raymond, College Park; and seven grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, December 1, 1999

GULICK
Infant
ALTO - Rowan Wallace Gulick, infant son of Richard Lawrence Gulick, West Chester, Pa., and Miranda Till, Alto, died Sunday, November 21, 1999 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville.
Infant Gulick was preceded in death by his grandfather, Richard Wallace Gulick, and great-grandparents, Joe Watkins and Willie Buck Buchanan.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, November 24, in the B.C. Grant Baptist Church cemetery with the Rev. Clyde Garrison officiating.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include one brother, B.J. Till, Lakewood, Calif.; grandparents, Virginia Gulick, West Chester, Pa., Debbie Buchanan, Alto, and Jerry Watkins, Mt. Airy; great-grandparents, Nancy Lee Watkins and Ona Belle Shirley Buchanan, both of Alto; god-parents, Rebecca and Dan Hughes, Homer; and two aunts, Angel Watkins, Las Vegas, Nev., and Debra Wallace Gulick, West Chester, Pa.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, December 1, 1999

MRS. LOVELL
Carwood Mfg. retiree
MT. AIRY - Mrs. Alice Jackson Cross Lovell, 87, died Friday, November 26, 1999, at her residence following an extended illness.
Mrs. Lovell was born January 12, 1912, in Habersham County. She was a daughter of the late William Bill and Delia Anderson Jackson.
Mrs. Lovell was retired from Carwood Manufacturing and was a member of Good News Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Edward Cross, and her second husband, George Lovell, and two daughters, Margarette Chitwood and Jeanette Cross.
Funeral services were held Monday, November 29, in the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, with the Revs. Austin Kelley and Neil King officiating. Burial was in the Camp Creek Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Lucille Addis, Clarkesville; three sons, Bill Cross, Palmetto, and Henry Cross and Gerald Cross, both of Mt. Airy; two sisters, Annie Hall, Cornelia, and Ola Garner, Villa Rica; son-in-law, Grady Chitwood, Mt. Airy; 17 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, December 1, 1999

MRS. WEHUNT
Mt. Sinai C.H.C. member
COMMERCE - Mrs. Lilly Mae Kelly Wehunt, 82, died Tuesday, November 30, 1999, at Athens Heritage Nursing Home.
Mrs. Wehunt was born July 20, 1917, in Franklin County. She was a daughter of the late Repard Samuel and Lula Gertrude Argo Kelly.
Mrs. Wehunt was retired from the Banks County School System and was a member of Mt. Sinai Congregational Holiness Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Wehunt, two daughters, Lois and Olive Wehunt, and a son, Roger Wehunt.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 2, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Dennis Kesler and Bill Autry officiating. Burial will be in the Grove Level Baptist Church cemetery, Maysville.
Survivors include one son, Jimmy Wehunt, Commerce; five daughters, Lucille Beck, Jefferson, Dorothy Duncan and Martha Mize, both of Commerce, Sandra Starnes, Athens, and Francis Thomas, Lula; 13 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Little-Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, December 1, 1999

MRS. ROBERTSON
Homemaker
CORNELIA - Mrs. Beulah Worley Robertson, 69, died Friday, November 26, 1999, at a private nursing center following an extended illness.
Mrs. Robertson was born in Habersham County, a daughter of the late Eules and Laura Evans Worley.
She was a homemaker and of the Baptist denomination. Mrs. Robertson was preceded in death by her husband, Reddie Robertson, and a daughter, Lois Worley.
Funeral services were held Sunday, November 28, in the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, with the Rev. Wilmer Ivester officiating. Burial was in the Mt. View Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Betty Summerlin, Mobile, Ala.; two sons, Terry Umbehant, Richmond, Va., and Donald Umbehant, Cornelia; two brothers, Johnny Worley, Danville, Va., and Grover Worley, Sacramento, Calif.; one sister, Lillian Pruitt, Mt. Airy; 10 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, December 1, 1999

MRS. FREE
Homemaker
CLARKESVILLE - Mrs. Flora Wooten Free, 85, died Monday, November 29, 1999, at her residence following an extended illness.
Mrs. Free was born December 31, 1913, in Habersham County. She was a daughter of the late Aaron and Lucy Shelton Wooten.
Mrs. Free was a homemaker and a member of Oakey Mountain Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer H. Free, a daughter, Linda Free, and a son, Jimmy Free.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 1, in the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, with the Revs. Paris Whitworth and Madison McCrackin officiating. Burial was in the Macedonia Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include four daughters, Marie Hunsucker, Sue Patton, Emma Welborn and Lucille Gunn, all of Clarkesville; two sons, Grover Free, Clarkesville, and Bill Free, Demorest; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, December 1, 1999



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