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Obituaries (11-27-13 edition)
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Barbara Lucille Ash Anderson

Resident of Dahlonega

Mrs. Barbara Lucille Ash Anderson, age 82, of Dahlonega, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 23, 2013 with her loving family at her bedside.

Mrs. Anderson was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Dahlonega and retired as a cafeteria worker with the Lumpkin County School System after 27 years of service. She was a devoted wife and mother.

Barbara was the daughter of the late Ben Wesley Ash and Era Cordelia Wilkins Ash, and was also preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Albert Marion Anderson; son-in-law, Harold Lanier Vickers; and brother-in-law, Rev. Jewell Dowdy.

She is survived by her children; Bobby Marion Anderson Sr. and his wife, Barbara Joyce, Dawsonville, JoAnne Vickers, Dawsonville, James Ricky Anderson Sr. and his wife, Mary Lou, Lula, Gina Jones and her husband, Scott, Murrayville, Teresia Lucille Satterfield and her husband, Phil, Dahlonega, and Johnny Anderson, Murrayville; brothers, Dr. J. Wade Ash and his wife, Martha Nell “Boots”, Powder Springs, Ford Ash and his wife, Marie, Gainesville, Ga., and Ben Ash Jr. and his wife, Alice, Gainesville, Ga.; sister-in-law, Eva Anne Dowdy, Dahlonega; and brother-in-law, John Edward Anderson and his wife, Helen, Marietta. Eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives also survive.

Funeral services for Mrs. Anderson are scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 26, 2013, at Friendship Baptist Church in Dahlonega.

Rev. Lance Fuller, Rev. Lyman Caldwell, and Rev. Terry Head will officiate.

Interment will follow in Dahlonega Memorial Park.

Online condolences may be made at

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega, is in charge of the arrangements.

Frances Jane Staton Moore

Resident of Cumming

sed away Friday November 22, 2013 at Tara Plantation in Cumming, Ga.

Frances was born August 20, 1928 in Gainesville, Ga. and was the daughter of Hoyt and Ophelia Staton.

Frances was an only child but loved to be around people.

She came to Dahlonega in 1945 to attend NGC. She met Henry W. Moore Jr., known as “Corky” Moore and became his wife. She later had daughters, Betsy and Margaret.

Frances loved Dahlonega and her church family of the Dahlonega United Methodist Church where she was a member since moving there. Over the span of 66 years, Fran volunteered for many duties including children’s Sunday School teacher, wedding director, bereavement organizer, meal organizer, flower coordinator, choir member, and later, a member of the Prime Time Sunday school class.

Frances worked at the Lumpkin County Court House for 31 years and retired as Lumpkin County voter registrar.

Frances leaves behind her husband Corky Moore, of the home; her daughter Betsy and son-in-law Jim Cameron of Lexington, N.C., and her daughter, Margaret Sosebee of Dahlonega.

Frances, known as “Nannie Frances” has six grandchildren, Bryan Cameron and wife Rachel, David Cameron and wife Holly, Kevin Cameron, Jordan Cameron, Kimberly Sosebee Cain, and Stephanie Sosebee Sharpe and husband Matt. She also has eight great-grandchildren, Madison Sharpe, Quinton Sharpe, Chloe Cain, Erin Cameron, Casey Cameron, Ethan Cameron, Carson Cameron and Caroline Cameron.

A memorial service for Mrs. Moore was held Monday, November 25, 2013 at Dahlonega United Methodist Church.

Rev. Gerry Davis and Rev. Steve Schofield officiated.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the church of your choice.

Online condolences may be made at

Phillip ‘Brandon’ Hobbs

Resident of Dahlonega

Philip “Brandon” Hobbs, a 10-year resident of Dahlonega, went to Heaven to be with his mother Patricia Karen Hobbs on November 20, 2013.

Brandon, 39, was born in Patuxent River, Maryland July, 29, 1974. He is a graduate of Houston County High School in Warner Robins, Ga., and served our country in the U.S. Navy on the USS Tarawa from 1994-1997.

Brandon was warehouse manager for Well Being Hygiene in Gainesville, Ga. He was passionate about people and loved his family, friends and co-workers.

He is survived by his father Philip “Gary” Hobbs; step-mother Jean Owens Hobbs; sisters Brittney Schmidt and Lindsay Morales; step-sisters Holley Shearer and Heather Ricklefs; nieces Aubrey Schmidt, Ellery Shearer and Hadley Ricklefs and nephews Oliver and Gabriel Morales, Grey Shearer and Owen Ricklefs. He also leaves behind uncles, aunts, cousins and friends who will remember his generous giving spirit, loving heart and willingness to help anyone who needed him.

In lieu of flowers, his family is requesting donations to Toys for Tots or Children’s Miracle Network to celebrate his love of children and gift-giving.

A memorial service was held at the Dahlonega Funeral Home on Friday, November 22, 2013.

Dahlonega Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Death Notices

Albert Robert Rousey, Jr., 90, resident of Dahlonega, died November 18, 2013 in Gainesville. A memorial service was held November 23, 2013 at Dahlonega Funeral Home, 20 Gibson Road, Dahlonega, Georgia 30533.

Evelyn “Faye’ McCammon age 70, Dahlonega, died November 15, 2013. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Dahlonega

Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Dennis G. Richardson

Resident of Dahlonega

Dennis G. Richardson, age 68, of Dahlonega, Ga. passed away Sunday February 2, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a short illness.

Born October 20, 1945 in Mt. Vernon, Ill. to the late Gene and Vernetta Richardson, he had lived in Dahlonega for the past ten years having moved from Griffin, Ga. Dennis was a retired civil engineer with the Georgia Department of Transportation with 34 years of service. For the past ten years he was the office manager for Amicalola Propane in Dawsonville, Ga. which is owned by his son and daughter-in-law, Matt and Kristin. Affectionally known as “Poppa” he was a loving husband who was also very devoted to his sons and especially his grandchildren. Dennis was an avid fisherman, deer hunter, gardener, and was an accomplished inventor.

Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Jean Anglin Richardson, Dahlonega; sons and daughters-in-law, Chris and Cathy Richardson, Lawrenceville, Jon Richardson and his fiancé, Lisa Harn, Griffin, Matt and Kristin Richardson, Dahlonega; grandchildren, Jordan Richardson, Donovan Richardson, Maya Richardson, William Richardson, Maddie Richardson, Mary Anglin Richardson, Reagan Richardson, Genevieve Richardson, Isaac Harn; special friend, Evelyn King; brother and sister-in-law, Danny and Connie Richardson, Belle Rive, Ill.; sister, Denise Richardson, Port Charlotte, Fla.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Dahlonega United Methodist Church. Rev. Steve Schofield and Rev. Richard Broom will officiate.

The family will receive friends Saturday, 9-11 a.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Mothers Morning Out Program at Dahlonega United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 455 Dahlonega, GA 30533.

Condolences may be expressed at

Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, Ga. is in charge of arrangements.

Miles Albert Carney

Resident of Dahlonega

Miles Albert Carney, age 21, of Dahlonega passed away Monday morning, January 27, 2014 in a single vehicle accident in Dawson County. Miles attended Lumpkin County High School. He enjoyed working with anything that had an engine. He also enjoyed playing his guitar and playing with his daughter, Alyssa and nephew, Daniel. His big heart and great smile will be missed by all.

Miles is survived by his daughter, Alyssa Carney; parents, Stanley and Denise Carney of Dahlonega; girlfriend, Sara Davis of Dahlonega; sister, Corissa Carney of Dahlonega; brother, Rodney Carney of Murrayville; grandparents, Ronald and Geraldine Dorminey of Dawsonville, Evans and Norma Weber of Cumming; aunts and uncles, Sue and Edward Woody of Dahlonega, Mark and Itura Weber of Springfield Virginia, Deborah and Paul Ulerick of Twelve Mile, Indiana; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Memorial services were held Friday, January 31 at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Dahlonega, Ga. Rev. Andrew Harwood officiated.

Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, Ga. was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made at

Death Notices

Joan Ann Juliano, age 63, passed away on January 27, 2014. McDonald and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

Joseph Gerard DeLessio, age 82, passed away on January 27, 2014. McDonald and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Beatrice Walden Mooney, age 84, passed away on February 1, 2014. Dahlonega Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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