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Michael Charles Ridley

Michael Charles Ridley, age 53, of Dahlonega, died Saturday, August 25, 2012, at his residence.

Michael was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County and was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charlie Alex Ridley; mother, Floy Lee Rogers Crowe; grandparents, Alex and Louise Ridley, and Floyd and Ruth Rogers.

Michael is survived by sons, Christopher Michael Ridley and his wife, Lindsey, of Dawsonville, and Jonathan Corey Ridley, Dahlonega; brother, Mitchell Ridley and his wife, Shay, of Dahlonega; stepfather, Sydney Crowe, Cleveland, Ga. A number of other relatives also survive.

Funeral services for Michael were held Monday, August 27, 2012, at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega.

Rev. Lyman Caldwell officiated.

Interment followed in the Yahoola Baptist Church Cemetery in Lumpkin County.

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega was in charge of the arrangements.

Renota LaDonna Brewton

Mrs. Renota LaDonna Brewton, age 79, of Murrayville, died Friday, August 24, 2012, at Gateway Health and Rehab in Cleveland, Ga.

Mrs. Brewton had lived in Lumpkin County since 2003 and had lived in Cumming, Ga. for most of her life. She was a homemaker and member of Blessed Hope Baptist Church in Cherokee County.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bennie David Brewton Sr; children, Alice Brewton and Bennie David Brewton Jr. She is survived by her son, Daniel Ryan Brewton Sr. and his wife Jeanette, of Cumming; daughters and sons-in-law, Sheila Cape, Dahlonega, Michele and Richard Lee, Cumming, Melody and Ernie Ingram, Murrayville; sisters, Dollie Ringl, Michigan, and Dorothy Hoffmann, Ohio; grandchildren, Eric Lee, Jessica Swaim, Lindsey Lee, Jessy Cape, Lucas Cape, Daniel Ryan Brewton Jr, and Megan Brewton; great-grandchild, Zakkary Sweatman. A number of other relatives also survive.

Funeral services for Mrs. Brewton were held Sunday, August 26, 2012, at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega. Rev. Travis Bridgeman and Rev. Todd McGee officiated.

Interment followed in the Alpharetta City Cemetery.

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega was in charge of the arrangements.

Cora Dell Barrett Williams

Cora Dell Barrett Williams, age 77, of Jasper, Fla. passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at Haven Hospice in Lake City, Fla. following a brief illness.

Mrs. Williams was a native of Dahlonega, born on December 6, 1934 to the late Dock and Mary Flora Dowdy Barrett. She met and married the love of her life and together they started a family. She worked at Griff Pine Enterprise in Fargo, Ga. before moving to Jasper in 1968.

Cora is remembered fondly and described as the epitome of a true Proverbs 31, “Wife of Noble Character.” She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and sister. Mrs. Williams spent many hours looking after those she held close to her heart. She took care of her household and worked full time at Occidental Chemical Company near White Springs as an executive secretary and later retired from the White Springs Federal Credit Union where she was an IRA manager.

Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her parents, all of her brothers and sisters and twin daughters, Carol Ann and Cheryl Jan.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, James Alfred Williams, Sr.; a daughter and son-in-law, Gayle and Bill Trinder ; a son and daughter-in-law, Al and Tessy Williams, all of Jasper, Fla.; five grandchildren, Stephanie Zipperer, Sue Thornbury (Glen), Will Harvey (Brandi), Shirley Smith (Jay) and Jenna Zeigler (Jami); nine great-grandchildren. At the time of her death, Mrs. Williams was expecting a new great-grandchild and a great- great grandchild.

Funeral services were Saturday, August 25, 2012 at Eternal Hope Church of God in Jasper, Fla.

Interment followed at Fargo Cemetery in Fargo, Georgia.

Harry T. Reid Funeral Home, Jasper, Florida was in charge of arrangements.

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Obituaries (August 29th edition)
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Michael Charles Ridley

Michael Charles Ridley, age 53, of Dahlonega, died Saturday, August 25, 2012, at his residence.

Michael was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County and was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charlie Alex Ridley; mother, Floy Lee Rogers Crowe; grandparents, Alex and Louise Ridley, and Floyd and Ruth Rogers.

Michael is survived by sons, Christopher Michael Ridley and his wife, Lindsey, of Dawsonville, and Jonathan Corey Ridley, Dahlonega; brother, Mitchell Ridley and his wife, Shay, of Dahlonega; stepfather, Sydney Crowe, Cleveland, Ga. A number of other relatives also survive.

Funeral services for Michael were held Monday, August 27, 2012, at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega.

Rev. Lyman Caldwell officiated.

Interment followed in the Yahoola Baptist Church Cemetery in Lumpkin County.

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega was in charge of the arrangements.

Renota LaDonna Brewton

Mrs. Renota LaDonna Brewton, age 79, of Murrayville, died Friday, August 24, 2012, at Gateway Health and Rehab in Cleveland, Ga.

Mrs. Brewton had lived in Lumpkin County since 2003 and had lived in Cumming, Ga. for most of her life. She was a homemaker and member of Blessed Hope Baptist Church in Cherokee County.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bennie David Brewton Sr; children, Alice Brewton and Bennie David Brewton Jr. She is survived by her son, Daniel Ryan Brewton Sr. and his wife Jeanette, of Cumming; daughters and sons-in-law, Sheila Cape, Dahlonega, Michele and Richard Lee, Cumming, Melody and Ernie Ingram, Murrayville; sisters, Dollie Ringl, Michigan, and Dorothy Hoffmann, Ohio; grandchildren, Eric Lee, Jessica Swaim, Lindsey Lee, Jessy Cape, Lucas Cape, Daniel Ryan Brewton Jr, and Megan Brewton; great-grandchild, Zakkary Sweatman. A number of other relatives also survive.

Funeral services for Mrs. Brewton were held Sunday, August 26, 2012, at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega. Rev. Travis Bridgeman and Rev. Todd McGee officiated.

Interment followed in the Alpharetta City Cemetery.

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega was in charge of the arrangements.

Cora Dell Barrett Williams

Cora Dell Barrett Williams, age 77, of Jasper, Fla. passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at Haven Hospice in Lake City, Fla. following a brief illness.

Mrs. Williams was a native of Dahlonega, born on December 6, 1934 to the late Dock and Mary Flora Dowdy Barrett. She met and married the love of her life and together they started a family. She worked at Griff Pine Enterprise in Fargo, Ga. before moving to Jasper in 1968.

Cora is remembered fondly and described as the epitome of a true Proverbs 31, “Wife of Noble Character.” She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and sister. Mrs. Williams spent many hours looking after those she held close to her heart. She took care of her household and worked full time at Occidental Chemical Company near White Springs as an executive secretary and later retired from the White Springs Federal Credit Union where she was an IRA manager.

Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her parents, all of her brothers and sisters and twin daughters, Carol Ann and Cheryl Jan.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, James Alfred Williams, Sr.; a daughter and son-in-law, Gayle and Bill Trinder ; a son and daughter-in-law, Al and Tessy Williams, all of Jasper, Fla.; five grandchildren, Stephanie Zipperer, Sue Thornbury (Glen), Will Harvey (Brandi), Shirley Smith (Jay) and Jenna Zeigler (Jami); nine great-grandchildren. At the time of her death, Mrs. Williams was expecting a new great-grandchild and a great- great grandchild.

Funeral services were Saturday, August 25, 2012 at Eternal Hope Church of God in Jasper, Fla.

Interment followed at Fargo Cemetery in Fargo, Georgia.

Harry T. Reid Funeral Home, Jasper, Florida was in charge of arrangements.

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