Death Notices


James Mitchell Fortson, 62, of Elberton died April 23. Arrangements will be announced later by Mack’s Funeral Home, Elberton chapel.

Rita Ray Hand, 71, of Hampton and a native of Elberton, died April 21. Memorial services will be held April 28 at 2 p.m. in the memorial chapel of Berry Funeral Home. Inurnment will follow at Elmhurst Cemetery.

Jeanette Susan Kenny, 72, of Port Orange, Florida and a native of Elberton, died April 19. Services will be held Saturday, April 28 at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in South Daytona, Florida.

Millard Lesseur, 96, of Calhoun Falls Highway, died April 15. Graveside services were held April 18 at Bethel E Baptist Church Cemetery. Berry Funeral Home

Willie Jean Moon, 75, of Bowman died April 19. Memorial services were held April 22 at Bowman Baptist Church and interment was in Hillcrest Cemetery. Berry Funeral Home

Michael Wesley Palmer, 63, of Hartwell died April 20. Memorial services were held April 23 at the Celebration Outreach Center. Berry Funeral Home

Hubert Shuratt Whitworth, 83, of Lavonia died April 20. Funeral services will be held April 25 at 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church Lavonia. Family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the time of service. Acree-Davis Funeral Home, Hillcrest Chapel in Toccoa, is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Arthur Norris Yeargin, 68, of Dewy Rose died April 20. A memorial service will be held April 26 at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Strickland Funeral Home.

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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 280
Elberton, GA  30635

Phone: 706-283-8500
Fax: 706-283-9700