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Edward Jackson (Jack) Anthony, Sr., 85, of Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia, formerly of Conyers, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at his home.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Lee & Josie Anthony; siblings, Ola Mae Anthony, Frank Anthony, Hazel Anthony, Rhettie Wood, and Leon Anthony.
He is survived by his wife of almost 60 years, Jean Anthony; son, Edward (Eddie) Jackson & Christina Anthony, Jr.; daughter, Connie Anthony; grandchildren, Lee & Stefanie Anthony, Rhett & Kathryn Anthony, and Sam Stellberg; and three great-grandchildren, Boone Anthony, Ridge Anthony and Braden Phillips.
Mr. Anthony was born and raised in Covington, Georgia, and lived in Con-yers for over 50 years. He worked over 30 years for the U.S. Postal Service as mail carrier and Postmaster, and was a veteran of the United States Army. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church, Conyers, for 25 years, helped start North Rockdale Baptist Church and most recently was a member of Center Hill Baptist Church in Loganville for over 25 years. He loved teaching his Sunday School class and preparing Wednesday night suppers.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 25, 2020, with Rev. J.B. Graham and Rev. Eddie Anthony officiating. Interment followed at Green Meadows Memorial Gardens.
Condolences may be submitted online at www.scotward.com.
Scot Ward Funeral Services, Conyers, Georgia
White County News Cleveland, Georgia
July 30, 2020
Edward Jackson (Jack) Anthony

In Memoriam

Jake Allen Chambers, 36, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2020.
Mr. Chambers was born on Sept. 30, 1983, in Fairview, Ohio, to Lee Chambers and the late Virginia "Jenny" Chambers. He was a self-employed construction worker and a member of Soul's Harvest Baptist Church. Jake was preceded in death by his mother, Jenny Chambers; grandmother, Odell Whitley; brother-in-law, John Gunter; and sister-in-law, Salina Gunter Smith.
Survivors include his wife, Felicia Chambers; sons, Payton Chambers, Ashton Chambers, and Johnny Chambers; son, Elijah Chambers and his mother, Elizabeth Tooley; father and step mother, Lee and Janet Chambers, Cleveland; sister and brother-in-law, Jewelle and Torrey Pinson, Cleveland; brother and sister-in-law, Todd and Lori Thomas, Gainesville; sister, Melissa Baldwin, Gainesville; and mother-in-law, Linda Steinbrecher. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services are scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday, July 30, 2020, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home. The Rev. Paul Hunter will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 p.m. prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.
To share a memory or to leave a condolence, please visit www.barrettfh.com.
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.
White County News Cleveland, Georgia
July 30, 2020
Jake Allen Chambers

In Memoriam

Michael Stapleton, 65, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020.
Mike, also lovingly called 's Office, then became 911 director of Lumpkin County Sheriff 's Office.
Survivors include wife, Deborah Smith Stapleton, Cleveland; sons and daughters-in-law, Patrick "PJ" and Jennifer Thomas Stapleton, and Thomas "Tommy" and Haley Stapleton, all of Cleveland; daughters and sons-in-law, Sara and Shumb Hunter, Spanish Fort, and Mary Ellen and Matt Loggins, Cleveland; son, Richard "Ricky" Stapleton, Gainesville; mother, Ellen Stapleton, Marietta; step-daughter, Megan Smith Noble, Gainesville; step-son, Jacob Smith, Nashville; sisters, Mary Ellen Harris, Dunwoody, Karen Hammock, Savannah, and Susan Bryant, Austin, Texas; brothers, Timmy Stapleton, Pensacola, Florida, John Stapleton, Fairburn, Paul Stapleton, Cumming, and Peter Stapleton, Suwanee; and 10 grandchildren.
Memorial services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, July 31, 2020, at The Venue at CeNita Vineyards. The Rev. Lyman Caldwell and Rev. James Forrester will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. prior to the service at The Venue at CeNita Vineyards.
In lieu of flowers, donate to a charity of your choice and Mike would want you to make a memory with your family.
To share a memory or leave a condolence, please visit barrettfh.com.
Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
White County News Cleveland, Georgia
July 30, 2020
Michael Stapleton

In Memoriam

Mr. Harry E. Anderson, 92, of Cleveland, Georgia, passed away at home July 26, 2020.
Mr. Anderson was born May 30, 1928, in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, to the late Linn and Margaret Anderson. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy Anderson; brothers, Linn, Melvin and Lee Anderson; sisters, Marian Patterson, Ellen Sayer, Margaret Winkle, Grace Paar, and Charlotte Frank. Mr. Anderson was a World War II Navy veteran, earning two Asiatic-Pacific Area Campaign Medals, The American Area Campaign Medal and the World War II Victory Medal. After his military service he became a foreman for Jones and Laughlin Steel and chief of police in East Rochester, Pennsylvania. He will be remembered as a loving husband and father who loved his family unconditionally.
Survivors include second wife, Suzanne Anderson; daughters, Nancy Anderson and Mary Strudeman; son, David Anderson; grandchildren, Jeffrey Anderson and Amanda Strudeman; step children, Raymond Ciuffa and Christine Keen; daughter-in-law, Digna Anderson; brother, William Anderson; sisters-in-law, Willene Anderson, Lucy Mathlage, and RoseAnn White; as well as numerous nieces and nephews who remember him fondly and with love.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home. The Rev. Tim Morgan officiated. Interment will be at Sylvania Hills Memorial Park in Rochester, Pennsylvania, at a later date.
To share a memory or leave a condolence, please visit
barrettfh.com.
Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland, Georgia
White County News Cleveland, Georgia
July 30, 2020
Harry E. Anderson

In Memoriam

Wanda Lorrine Priem (nee Bentle), 85, of Cleveland, Georgia, went home to the Lord on July 16, 2020.
Wanda was born July 20, 1934, the daughter of the late Alfred and Edna Bentle, dairy farmers in Guilford, Indiana. She was the younger of two siblings.
As a military wife, Wanda was adept at setting up the family household and making each of their 17 re-locations a warm and welcoming home. Eventually they settled in North Georgia, first in Gainesville and then in Cleveland.
An avid gardener, she cooked and enjoyed planning and entertaining family and friends at her table. Many of her menus included produce from her organic garden using recipes from her treasured collection of cookbooks.
Ardent in her faith, Wanda, actively participated in the Christian and Baptist churches wherever their travels led them. She and her husband, Charley, were founding charter members of the Williamsburg Christian Church in Williamsburg, Virginia, established in 1964. She attended Concord Baptist Church in Clermont, Georgia.
She was proceeded in death by her husband of 57 years, Charles M. Priem; and sister, Wilma Jean Holzbacher.
She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Charles A. and Marsha Priem of Fripp Island, South Carolina and Paul D. and Kristine Priem of Loudonville, New York; daughters and son-in-law, Kasey Priem of Cleveland and Beth and Randall Powers of Clermont; grandchildren, Angeline Cappelli, Charles A. Priem, Katey Powers Schmidt, Paul Powers, and Ty Powers; great-grandchildren, Joseph Cappelli, Violet Schmidt and Anthony Cappelli.
A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, at Concord Baptist Church, Clermont, Georgia.
In lieu of flowers, Wanda requested that memorials be directed to Eagle Ranch Children's Home, P.O. Box 7200, Chestnut Mountain, GA 30502.
Those wishing to send online condolences to the family may do so at littledavenport.com.
Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, Gainesville, Georgia.
White County News Cleveland, Georgia
July 30, 2020
Wanda Lorrine Priem

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