Charles Allen Swinamer: Obituary

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Mr. Charles Allen Swinamer, age 80 of Ellijay, GA passed on Monday, July 1st, 2019 at the Piedmont Hospital in Ellijay.

Mr. Swinamer was born on April 7th, 1939 in Cranston, Rhode Island to his late parents, Lester Allen and Eleanor Emrich Swinamer. He was a 1957 graduate of Cranston High School and attended Oklahoma State University for 2 years. Charles served his country honorably in the United States Coast Guard during the Vietnam War Era, worked as a mechanic for most of his life, and was the former Fire Chief of Port Charlotte, FL. He was a member of the Good Samaritan Catholic Church in Ellijay and was also a member of the Knights of Columbus.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Ann Swinamer of the home in Ellijay, GA; children, Charles A. Swinamer of Ellijay, GA, Joseph E. Swinamer of Jacksonville, FL, and Cheryl Ann Prevatte of Venice, FL; grandchildren, Samantha Swinamer and Austin Swinamer.

Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, July 6th, 2019 from the Good Samaritan Catholic Church of Ellijay with Father Carlos Vargas officiating. Military funeral services will be at 10:00am on Saturday, July 6th before the funeral mass in the Logan Funeral Home Pavilion with rites performed by the North Georgia Honor Guard. Interment will be on Monday, July 8th at 10:00am in the Georgia National Cemetery with the members of the Knights of Columbus serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 4:00pm until 8:00pm on Friday, July 5th at the Logan Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Gilmer County FFA c/o Mike Bushey at 408 Bobcat Trail Ellijay, GA 30540 in memory of Mr. Swinamer.

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Roger Antonio Gutierrez: Obituary

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Mr. Roger Antonio Gutierrez age 72 of Ellijay, GA passed at his home on Thursday July 11, 2019. He was born December 25th, 1947 to his late parents Rogelio Periquet Rufilanchas and Maria Antonia Gutierrez in Madrid, Spain. Mr. Gutierrez graduated from Dougherty County High School, Class of 1965 and retired from Coco Cola as an account manager for 20 plus years. He attended First Baptist Church of Ellijay and was very involved in the music ministry as a guitar and bass player.

A celebration of life concert will be held to honor Roger at 7:00pm Sunday August 4th, 2019 from the First Baptist Church with Rev. Scott Eaton officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 6:00pm until the ceremony at 7:00pm in the church sanctuary.

Roger is survived by his wife of 16 years, Shawnee Roane Gutierrez of Ellijay, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Ryan & Kimberly Gutierrez and children Andrew & Makayla Gutierrez of Covington, GA; daughter, Amanda Jo Brooks and son William Brooks Owens of Moreland, GA; son, John & Alicia Carver and children Katherine and Natalie Carver of Panama City, FL; sister, Solines Periquet Sanchez of the Grand Canary Islands; several nieces and nephews also survive.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society at 300 W. Emery Street Ste. 106 Dalton, GA 30720 in memory of Mr. Gutierrez.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.loganfuneralhome.com.

Logan Funeral Home and Chapel in charge of the arrangements.

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Lethel Fowler Weaver: Obituary

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Mrs. Lethel Fowler Weaver, age 92 of Ellijay, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 at her residence.

Mrs. Weaver was born on January 4th, 1927 in Ellijay, GA to her late parents, Lewis Clarence and Nettie Kimmons Fowler. Lethel was of the Baptist faith and was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister. She is preceded in death by her husband, Rob Weaver, sisters, Bonnie McClure, Ruby Mooney, and Reba Fowler, and brothers, Roy Fowler, Ruel Fowler, James Fowler, and Edwin Fowler.

She is survived by her children and in-laws; Melinda Goble, Ilene and Jerry Pettit, Robert and Jenne Weaver, Dora and Mike Vann all of Ellijay,GA; 13 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and 14 great-great-grandchildren, Brothers; L.C. Flowler, and Charles Fowler all of Ellijay, GA. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral Service will be held at 1:00pm on Thursday, July 11th, 2019 from the Macedonia Baptist Church with Rev. Billy Nealey and Rev. Shannon Westbrook officiating. Music and vocals will be by Darrell and Sharon Rogers. Interment will be in the church cemetery with Robby Pettit, Joey Pettit, Junior Pettit, Cody Weaver, Michael Vann, Jr., Allen McCollum, Evan Seymore, and Jacob Abercrombie all serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be all of the great-grandsons.

The family will receive friends from 4pm until 9pm on Wednesday, July 10th at the Logan Funeral Home. The family also requests that there be no food brought to the funeral home.

Logan Funeral Home and Chapel in charge of arrangements.

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Charles James “Jimmy” Lovingood: Obituary

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Charles James “Jimmy” Lovingood, age 76 of Ellijay, Georgia passed on the morning of Thursday, July 11, 2019.

Mr. Lovingood was born in December 29th, 1942 in Murphy, North Carolina to his late parents, Charles H. and Bessie Davis Lovingood.  He is preceded in death by his sister Marie Godfrey.

Jimmy was a 1962 graduate of Gilmer High School, where he excelled in sports.  He invested many years coaching the young people of Gilmer County in various sports and was inducted into the Gilmer High School Sports Hall of Fame in the fall of 2010.  Jimmy retired after 40 years with Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in Marietta, GA.  He was a member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Oak Bowery Lodge and Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

He Is survived by daughters Leigh Ann (Alan) Dover and Lori (John) Bramlett; grandchildren Jason Dover, James Dover and Ella Bramlett; sister Katherine McPherson; and special friend and caregiver Lemma Sanford, all of Ellijay, Georgia.  Several extended family members also survive.

Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, July 14th, 2019 at 4:00 pm from the Chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Rev. John Bramlett officiating.  Music provided by Sharon and Darrell Rogers.

The family will receive friends from Sunday 1 p.m. until the service hour at the funeral home.  Interment will be in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Gilmer Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship Fund at P.O. Box 63, Ellijay, GA 30540 in memory of Mr. Lovingood.

Bernhardt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Edith Vestie Davenport Stanley: Obituary

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Mrs. Edith Vestie Davenport Stanley age 91, of Talking Rock, died Friday July 12, 2019.

Mrs. Stanley was born June 27, 1928 in Fannin County the daughter of the late Samuel and Rosa Lee Davenport. She was a homemaker and member of the New Antioch Baptist Church.  Her parents, husband, Calvin Coolidge Stanley, daughter, Brenda Rose Mulkey, granddaughter, Jessica Mulkey, 5 sisters and 5 brothers preceded her in death.

Survivors: daughter and son-in-law; Arlecia and Steven Andrews, Talking Rock, sons; Charles, Don and Eddie Stanley all of Talking Rock, sister;’ Effie Davis, Summerville, 4 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 2:00 pm from the New Antioch Baptist Church in Blue Ridge with Rev. Phillip Green officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

The family will meet with friends Sunday from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm at the funeral home.

Bernhardt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Una Lee Stephens: Obituary

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Mrs. Una Lee Stephens, age 80, of Ellijay, died Saturday, July 13, 2019.

Mrs. Stephens was born October 4, 1938, in Michigan the daughter of the late Ray LeRoy and Erma V. Winesburgh Brown. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband; James D. Stephens; son and daughter-in-law; Kris Leroy and Cindy Stephens, Gowen , MI, daughter; Kathy Lee Bradford, Brinson, GA, grandchildren; Cheyenne Stephens, Derick Bradford and Justin Stephens, great-grandchildren; Montana, Hailyn and Riley Bradford, sisters and brothers-in-law; Suzan Joy and James Auton, Gowen MI, Vera Jean Cyphert, Winn, MI. .

A memorial service will be held later.

Bernhardt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Betty N. Allred: Obituary

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Mrs. Betty N. Allred, age 79, of Chatsworth, formally of Ellijay, died Monday July 15, 2019.

Mrs. Allred was born July 14, 1940 in Thomaston, GA the daughter of William Zachariah and Lillian Buchanan Noles.  She was a homemaker and member of the Church of God of Prophecy of Waleska.

Her parents and Husband, Rev. Earnest Allred preceded her in death.

Survivors include: daughters; Letishia Singleton, Chatsworth, Ramona Long, Grantville 6 grandchildren 14 great-grandchildren and a brother; Anthony Noles, Chatsworth.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 am from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Sister Dottie Williams officiating. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 4:00 pm in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Newnan.

The family will meet with friends Tuesday from 5 until 8 pm at the funeral home.

Bernhardt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Clyde Hogan: Obituary

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Mr. Clyde Hogan age 79 of Ellijay died Tuesday July 16, 2019.

Mr. Hogan was born August 23, 1939 in Hayesville, NC, the son of the late Verg and Laura Piercey Hogan. He was a carpenter.

Survivors include: Nephew and caregivers; Michael and Shirley Hogan and children, Ellijay, sister: Lucille Raxter, Andrews, NC.  many other nieces and nephews.

At Mr. Hogan’s request he will be cremated and no services will be held.

Bernhardt funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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