Gilmer Obituaries

Ann Mulkey Ellington Obituary

Ann Mulkey Ellington, 89, died December 30, 1952 at the home of her son, Willard Ellington, in Gilmer County, Ellijay, GA. She was born Miss Ann Mulkey, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. David Mulkey, pioneer settlers of this county, near Cartecay. She was a member of Oak Hill Methodist Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, B. F. Ellington. She is survived by sons, William and B. H. Ellington; grandchildren and great grandchild. Funeral services were held December 31, 1952 at Oak Hill Methodist Church with the Rev. W. D. Gray …

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Altha M. James Obituary

Altha M. James, died about 2:00 o’clock Monday morning, December 23, 1929, while the outside world was wrapped in a heavy mantle of snow and the mercury was standing a few degrees above zero. The spirit of Miss Altha James left its earthly abode in the home of her brother, W. B. James and went back to God who gave it. For the last four months she had been in very poor health from cancer of the mouth, which affected her throat, stomach and other organs of the body. At the first appearance of cancer, the family physicians advised taking …

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Audley Buffington Obituary

Audley BUFFINGTON, 40, died September 14, 1952 after he was attacked and stung several times about the head by a swarm of bees. Audley and Henry Cantrell had just finished cutting a wild honey tree near the Buffington home when the bees made the attack. Stricken suddenly ill from the effect of the stings, Audley died before reaching home and while medical aid was being summoned. The son of Mrs. Emma Buffington and the late J. K. Buffington, he was born and reared in Gilmer County, East Ellijay, GA, where his entire life was spent. At the time of his …

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Bonnie Foster Kell Obituary

Bonnie Foster Kell, 72, died Sunday in the Boardtown community of Gilmer County, GA. She is survived by sons, Cecil and Juan A. Kell; grandsons; great grandchild; sisters, Mrs. Burd Smith and Mrs. Carl Langham; brothers, John, Homer, T. L. and Roy V. Foster. Funeral services were held on March 8, 1954 at Logan Funeral Home with the Rev. M. C. Fergeson officiating. Burial was in the family cemetery near Ellijay, GA. Submitted by Suzanne Forte. Back to: Gilmer County, Georgia Obituaries

Clarence G. Cox Obituary

Clarence G. COX, 62, died November 24, 1949 in Milledgeville, GA. The son of the late Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Cox Sr, he was born and reared in Gilmer County, Ellijay, GA. He attended North Georgia College and received his degree in medicine from the University of Georgia School of Medicine in Augusta in 1912. He returned to Ellijay where he practiced until World War I, when he enlisted in the Medical Corps as Captain and was stationed in Virginia. Dr. Cox went with the State Hospital in 1923 as Clinical Director, where he remained until four years ago …

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Connice Motes Duckett Obituary

Connice Motes Duckett, 84, of Ellijay, GA, formerly of the Hollingsworth community of Banks County, GA, died January 15, 1979 at Ellijay, GA. Mrs. Duckett was a native of Banks County, GA and the daughter of the late George and Selina Edwards Motes. She was a member of Harmony Baptist Church and was the widow of Bart Duckett. Survivors are daughter, Mrs. Calvin Jackson; son, Colonel Wayne Duckett; sisters, Mrs. Walton Davis and Mrs. Willie Maxwell; brothers, Tell and Guy Motes; grandchildren. Services were held January 17, 1979 at Harmony Baptist Church with the Rev. James Holt officiating. Interment was …

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Dessie Allen Tatum Obituary

Dessie Allen Tatum, 100, died August 24, 1955 in Gilmer County, East Ellijay, GA. Mrs. Tatum was a member of the East Ellijay Baptist Church. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Bramlett, Miss Nell Tatum and Mrs. Mamie Bishop; one son, Sam Tatum; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held August 26, 1955 at the Cartecay Methodist Church. [1]Submitters notes: From the book, The Annals of Upper Georgia Centered in Gilmer County, Mrs. Tatum’s maiden name was Allen Submitted by Suzanne Forte. Back to: Gilmer County, Georgia Obituaries             References[+] References …

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Emerson F. Waters Obituary

Emerson F. Waters, died August 13, 1950 in Gilmer County, Ellijay, GA. Mr. Waters, a native of Murray County, GA was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James B. Waters. At the age of 17 he came to Gilmer County, Ellijay, GA to attend the local school, then called the Ellijay Seminary. The first wife of Mr. Waters was the late Mrs. Vesta Allen Waters, daughter of Judge and Mrs. J.C. Allen. Following her death he married Miss Sallie Greer, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Levi Greer. Since young manhood Mr. Waters has been a member …

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Eunice Margaret Lattie Starks Obituary

Eunice Margaret Lattie Starks, 74, of Gilmer County, Ellijay, GA, died November 23, 1982 in Atlanta, GA. Mrs. Starks was born August 11, 1908, in Gilmer County, GA, the daughter of the later John Michael and Mary Polly Harper Lattie. She is survived by her husband, Rev. Walter Starks; daughters, Mrs. Oleeta Parks, Mrs. Mary Nell Ellis, Mrs. Glenda Whitaker and Mrs. Margie Arnold; eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren; brother, Claude Lattie; sisters, Mrs. Opal Starks and Mrs Myrtle Holt. Services were held November 26, 1982 at Calvary Way Baptist Church. Interment was in Mountaintown Baptist Church Cemetery. Logan …

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Flora Quillian Obituary

Flora Quillian, 24, died in Gilmer County, Ellijay, GA on December 28, 1945. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Quillian, she was born December 18, 1921, in Ellijay, GA. She was a member of the Watkins Memorial Methodist Church. Besides her father and mother, she is survived by three sisters, Misses Frankie, Mary Louise and Dorothy Quillian. Funeral services were held December 29, 1945 Watkins Memorial Methodist Church with the Rev. L. F. Van Landingham, a former pastor, officiating. Interment was in the Ellijay Cemetery. B. C. Logan & Son was in charge of the arrangements. Submitted by …

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