Death Notices


Norma Ruth Wright Batchelder, 85, of Stone Mountain, passed away Aug. 5. Funeral services were held Aug. 8 at Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church.

Basil L. Gray Sr., 92, formerly of Elberton, died May 31.

Joanne Hedquist Gray, 91, formerly of Elberton, died July 30. Services were held Aug. 14 at Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel in Jacksonville, Florida.

Robert Daniel Powell, 67, of Elberton died Aug. 10. Services were held Aug. 13 in the chapel of Hicks Funeral Home and graveside services will be held in the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton on Aug. 15 at 12:30 p.m.

Marcia Ann Ray, 54, of Elberton died Aug. 8. Private memorial services will be held by the family. Berry Funeral Home

Johnny Oliver Scarborough, 88, of Elberton died Aug. 11. Memorial services will be held Aug. 18 at 11 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1157 Willie Black Rd. Interment will be private. Hicks Funeral Home

Jean Blair Wright, 88 of Anderson, South Carolina and a native of Elberton, died Aug. 8. Funeral services were held Aug. 10 in the chapel of Strickland Funeral Home and burial will be in Reed Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

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

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