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Tiney Kathleen Potts

Ms PottsMrs. Tiney Kathleen Potts, age 90 of Hiawassee passed away on Tuesday July 27th, 2021 at her home.

Mrs. Potts was born on July 23rd, 1931, a daughter to the late Thomas and Stella (Eller) Shook. She was a lifelong resident of Towns County and a proud mother, grandmother, and sister. She is preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Potts and 6 siblings.

[ Obituary | Tiney K. Potts in the EFA database ]


Judy Ann Spiva

Ms SpivaMrs. Judy Ann Spiva, age 65 of Harold Parham Road, Blairsville, passed away peacefully on Sunday July 4, 2021 in the Northeast Georgia Medical Center of Gainesville following an extended illness. Judy was born on January 9, 1956 in Young Harris, GA., daughter of the late Jackie Floyd Burrell & Wilma Louise Kelley.

She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and aunt. It brought Judy great joy to sing  in the church choir every chance that she had. 

She is from the Jacob Eller line thru Addie Leola Eller.

[ Obituary | Judy Spiva in ther EFA database ]


Betty Burnette Eller

Ms EllerMrs. Betty Jean Burnette Eller, 83, of Dalton, passed away Saturday, June 12th at Emory Hospital. She is the daughter of the late Effie Lou Gray Burnette and Fate Burnette.

She is survived by her husband Edward K Eller, daughter and son-in-law Cindie and Chet Grisso of La Habra Heights, CA, daughter and son-in-law Tammy and Randy Poplin of Dalton, GA, and son and daughter-in-law, Edd and Ginnie Eller of La Habra Heights, CA; 

[ Obituary | Betty Eller in the EFA database ]


Latane Moss Youngblood

Ms YoungbloodMrs. Latane "Jane" Mull Youngblood, age 80, of Hiawassee, passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2021 at her home. Mrs. Youngblood was born in Hiawassee, a daughter of the late Clarence and the late Kate Moss.

The grandparents were William H. "Bill" Moss and Rhoda L. Garrett (b.1879). Great grandparents were William K. Garrett and Mary Ann E. Eller (b.1848). Mary was the daughter of Joseph and Mariah Hedden Eller. Joseph's mother was Susannah "Sukey" Eller.

[ Obituary | Latane Youngblood in the EFA database ]


J. Nelson Eller, Jr.

Mr ellerJames Nelson "The Old Bear" Eller, Jr., 84, passed from this life on Saturday, April 24, 2021 in Savannah, GA due to complications from surgery. Born in Welch, West Virginia on February 1, 1937, he was a son of the late James Nelson Eller, Sr. and Margaret Hagy Eller. He attended Welch public schools until his father's work led the family to Hampton, Va.

Nelson Eller is from the George Michael Eller line through his son Peter Lenn Eller and Peter's son Jacob.

[ Obituary | J. Nelson Eller in the EFA database ]


James C. Shook, Sr.

Mr. James C. Shook, age 81 of Blairsville, GA passed away Monday, April 5th, 2021. James was born Thursday, February 15th, 1940 to the late Mr. Howard and Ella Garrett Shook. James was a natural born cowboy and farmer. He joined the Air Force in 1956. It was during this time when James was stationed at Hamilton Field AFB, north of San Francisco, that he met his wife.

James was an Eller Descendant going back to Joseph and Mariah Hedden Eller through their daughter Malinda Catherine. 

[ Obituary | James Shook in the EFA database ]


Charlotte Bandy Eller

Ms EllerCharlotte Gertrude Bandy Eller, 96, of King George, Virginia, passed away after a brief illness on Saturday, March 13, 2021. Charlotte was born in Hawkins, Tennessee and moved to Virginia as a small child with her family. She was the daughter of William McKinley Bandy and Gertrude Ann Nave Bandy and the widow of Floyd McKinley Eller. 

Floyd's parents were Harve Penland Eller and Margaret Maney. Harve and Margaret were both John Jacob Eller Descendants, both going back to Susannah "Sukey" Eller through her son Joseph.

[ Obituary | Charlotte Band in the EFA Database ]

Roger Eugene Eller

Mr ellerRoger Eugene Eller age 75, passed away on Friday, April 16, 2021 at the Franklin Woods Community Hospital in Johnson City, TN. Roger was born in Chilhowie, VA on May 2, 1944. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army. 

Roger is preceded in death by his parents William & Ora Inez Testerman Eller. He is survived by his son Roger Lee Eller & wife Sonya; and daughter Leslie Eller & Mark.

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Kyle Zon Moss

Mr MossMr. Kyle Zon Moss, age 73, of Blairsville, passed away at home on Monday evening, April 12th, 2021. Mr. Moss was born in Hiawassee, Georgia, a son of Carl and Zelpha Gribble Moss. He had worked at MOOG as a machinist, and had attended Mountain Grace Baptist Church in Hayesville, North Carolina.

Kyle goes back to Susannah "Sukey" Eller through her son Joseph.

[ Obituary | Kyle Zon Moss in the EFA database ]


Don Woodard

Mr WoodardEdward Donald Woodard, 87, of Hayesville passed away Sunday, March 7, 2021 at his residence. He was a native and lifetime resident of Clay County. He served in the United States Army and was a veteran of the Korean War. Donald owned and operated Woodard’s Grocery for over 20 years. In addition to the store, Don owned Don’s Auto Sales for many years.

[ Obituary | Edward Donald Woodard in the EFA Database ]


Edith Angie Garrett

Ms. GarrettEdith Angeline Hogsed Garrett, "Aunt Ned" to many, passed away Friday, January 1, 2021 at the age of 101. A native of the Shooting Creek community of Clay County, North Carolina, she was born November 9th, 1919, only daughter to the late Glen and Mandy (Cowart) Hogsed. She was a lifelong resident of the Upper Bell Creek Community of Hiawassee.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Unseld Garrett. Unseld was son of John William and Effie Price Garrett. John William was the son of William K and Mary Ann Eller Garrett. Unseld goes back to Joseph and Mariah Hedden Eller.

[ Obituary | Edith Agnie Garrett in the EFA Database ]

Louis H. Eller

Mr EllerLouis H. Eller, 98, a resident of the Pennsylvania Soldiers and Sailors Home, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at UPMC Hamot. He was born in Greene Township on July 1, 1922 a son of the late Lewis and Florence Carr Eller.

Louis proudly served in the United States Army during World War II as an anti-tank gun crewman with the 70th Armored Infantry Battalion in the 20th Armored Division. 

He traces back to the so called "Erie Eller" line.

[ Obituary | Louis H. Eller in the EFA database ]



Ella Sue Edwards

Mrs EdwardsMrs. Ella Sue Edwards, age 81, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Friday, July 30, 2021, at Regency Park Health & Rehabilitation. Sue was born June 12, 1940 in Hiawassee, Georgia, the daughter of the late Guy and Lucy Barrett Stroud. Sue is survived by her husband, Reverend Chester Edwards; sons and spouses, Chris and Karen Edwards of Tunnel Hill, Georgia, Barry and Janet Edwards of Cohutta, GA.

Ella goes back to Sukey Eller through Lucy Jane Barrett, Harrison Barrett, Marinda Hooper, Caroline Eller and Joseph Eller. Ella Sue's husband (Rev. Chester Edwards) is also an Eller Descendant, he goes back to Sukey's son Jacob.

[ Obituary | Ella Sue Edwards in the EFA database ]


Oscar Youngblood, Jr.

Mr youngbloodOscar Youngblood Jr. died July 27, 2021. He was 79.

Oscar's parents were Oscar and Reba Beck Youngblood. He traces his family back to Malinda Eller and William Gillespie.

[ Obituary | Oscar Youngblood Jr. in the EFA database ]


Dr. Richard Warren Eller

Mr EllerRichard Warren Eller, 90, passed away June 10, 2021, at his home in Canton, GA with his three adult children in attendance. Richard was born on June 14, 1930, in Brooklyn, NY to Warren and Marguerite (Stevens) Eller. Richard received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Temple University Medical School in 1959, and began his 50+ years career as an Anesthesiologist. 

Richard is from the George Michael Eller line thru his son Peter Lenn Eller.

[ Obituary | Richard Warren Eller in the EFA database ]


Margaret Anderson Cothren

Margaret was a member of the Lower Bell Creek Baptist Church, she also worked as a Deli Clerk at Ingles. She is preceded in death by her parents, Harley and Gracie (Burch) Anderson and her siblings, Darrell Anderson, Geraldine Gibson, and Patricia Bass. She is survived by her son, James Cothren; sisters, Emma Jean Whitten (Gene) and Muriel Chapman.

Margaret Sue goes back to Susannah "Sukey" Eller through her son Joseph.

[ Obituary | Margaret Anderson in the EFA database ]


Richard "Dick" Eller

Mr EllerRichard "Dick" Eller, recently of Phoenix, AZ and formerly of Spokane, WA, sadly passed away early Monday morning. He was 81. Dick was born in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and grew up in Spokane, Washington.

Dick Eller is from the George Michael Eller line through his son Peter Lenn Eller.

[ Obituary | Dick Eller in the EFA database ]


Catherine "Cathy" Midkiff Eller

Ms EllerMrs. Catherine Midkiff Eller age 71 of Toccoa passed away Saturday April 17, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. She was born August 30, 1949 in Leesville, Louisiana having lived most of her life in Toccoa. She was employed with Coats and Clark for a number of years.

Cathy was the wife of Billy Eller. Billy was the son of Milas Boyd and Bertha Ree Rodgers. Milas Boyd was the son of Harve Penland and Margaret Caroline Maney Eller.

[ Obituary | Cathy Midkiff Eller in the EFA database ]

Roy Underwood

Mr. UnderwoodMr. Roy Underwood, Jr. age 90 of Hiawassee passed away on Sunday April 11th, 2021. Mr. Underwood was born on February 10th, 1931 in Hiawassee to the late Bonnie (Allen) and Roy Underwood, Sr. Roy was a lifelong resident of Towns County and a member of the Upper Bell Creek House of Prayer.

Roy goes back to Susannah "Sukey" Eller through her son Jacob. Roy is the great great grandson of Hardy Washington Eller

[ Obituary | Roy Underwood in the EFA database ]


Lisa Lynn Duffie McBride

Lisa Lynn Duffie McBride, 53, passed away Wednesday, March 11th, 2021, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Mrs. McBride worked at Department of Social Services.

Lisa's parents were Frank and Mildred Patterson Duffie and her grand-parents were Everette and Ida Eller Patterson. Lisa goes back to Susannah "Sukey" Eller through her son Joseph. Ida Eller's father was Samuel Fairson Eller and her grandfather was Joseph Milton Eller.

[ Obituary | Lisa Lynn Duffie NcBride in the EFA database ]


Clara Eller Krebbs

Ms KrebbsClara Catherine Krebbs of Blomington, Indiana, born January 12, 1944 passed away peacefully on March 14, 2021 at 338am in her home surrounded by loved ones. She is the daughter of Clarence and Ruby (Mitchell) Eller.

Clara attented Bloomington High School, and worked many jobs, RCA, Food Mark, fast food, Plastic Co, Homemaker, Cub Scouts and Brownie troop leader plus many other titles. Survivors include her husband of 61 years John C Krebbs Jr.

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Frances Lee Floyd

Ms FloydFrances Lee Floyd, age 80 of Hiawassee, Georgia, passed away on February 16, 2021. She was born on September 15, 1940 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow and Ada (Parton) Hogsed in Hiawassee where she has resided her entire life. Frances was of the Baptist faith and the loving mother of five children.

Frances's parents were Ernest and Hattie Arrowood Parton. Her grandparents were James M. and Cindi Hooper Arrowood. Lucinda H. "Cindy" Hooper was Joseph and Mariah Hedden's granddaughter. Joseph was the son of Susannah "Sukey" Eller.

[ Obituary | Frances Floyd in the EFA Database ]


James Carson Eller

James Carson Eller, 68, of Lexington went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, January 4, 2021 at his home. Mr. Eller was born in Ashe County on August 16, 1952 to James Handford Eller and Reggie Ruth Vannoy Eller. HIs line traces back to George Michael Eller.

He was a district manager, having worked for Hardees for twenty two years.

[ Obituary | James Carson Eller in the EFA database ]


Lattie Belle Trulove Nichols

Ms NicholsMrs. Lattie Belle Trulove Nichols of Young Harris passed away at age 98 of complications resulting from a broken hip while undergoing rehabilitation service at Chatuge Regional Nursing Home in Hiawassee on January 19, 2021. She was a daughter of the late Joseph and Birdie Brown Trulove. She was born on April 14, 1922 in Clay County, North Carolina, but moved with her family to Towns County when she was three years old.

Belle married J B Nichols in 1939 and they were happily married for just over seventy years before J B passed away at age 94 on February 19, 2010. J.B. goes back to William Barnette and Laura Eller.

[ Obituary | Laura Trulove in the EFA database ]

Robert E. Eller

Mr EllerRobert E. Eller, 78, of Krebs, Oklahoma, passed away on Monday, March 15, 2021. Robert was born to Clarence and Dorothy (Brown) Eller on January 26, 1943 in Richville.

Robert married Delores Lewis on September 23, 1960 in McAlester. He worked for Western Farmers Electric and Pittsburg County Water Authority.  After retirement, he worked as a rural mail carrier with his wife.

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Nancy Bauman Maney

Ms. ManeyNancy Bauman Maney, passed away peacefully on July 24, 2021, at the age of 85. Nancy was born in Nashville, TN on September 30, 1935. She was preceded in death by her parents Cliff and Clara Bauman, who she adored, and was their only child. 

She was the wife of Jerry Maney who comes from the Jacob Eller line through Missouri Mae Eller.

[ Obituary | Nancy Maney in the EFAb database ]


Millard Filmore Eller

Mr EllerMillard Filmore Eller, 87, of Wilkesboro, passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. Filmore was born May 25, 1934, in Wilkes County to Clyde and Nora Belle Faw Eller.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Ernestine Wiles and Arliene LeFever; four brothers, Franklin, Willie, Jimmy and Harold Eller. Filmore is survived by his wife of the home, Alberta Call Eller; and three sisters.

[ Obituary | Millard Filmore Eller in the EFA database ]


Bill Arthur Eller

Mr ellerMr. Bill Arthur Eller, age 71, of Gray,TN, passed away Friday, April 16, 2021 at his residence.

Mr. Eller was born in Asheville, N.C., son of the late Bill Arthur Mason Eller and Betty Coffey Eller. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brother, Jerry Wayne Eller.

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Ronnie Monroe Ledford

Mr LedfordRonnie Monroe Ledford, age 53, of Hiawassee, Georgia passed away, Thursday, April 29, 2021. Ronnie was a member of Mt. Pleasant Church of God. He loved his family and his home here in the mountains. 

Ronnie's grandfather was Cleveland Denton. He traces his line back to Susannah "Sukey Eller" through her daughter Malinda.

[ Obituary | Ronnie Monroe Ledford in the EFA database ]


Charles Eller

Charles W. Eller, 71, of Moundsville, WV, passed away Monday, April 5, 2021 at Wheeling Hospital.He was Born June 12, 1949 in Glen Dale, WV, son of the late Charles V. Eller & Barbara (Thacker) Eller.

Charles was retired from the Shoemaker Mine where he was a plant Electrician.

He is from the Henry Eller line.

[ Obituary | Charles Eller in the EFA database ]


Samuel "SD" Dixon Eller

Mr EllerMr. Samuel “S.D.” Eller, Jr., age 84 of Ferguson passed away Sunday, March 14, 2021 at Wake Forest Baptist-Wilkes Medical Center. Mr. Eller was born August 3, 1936 in Iredell County to Samuel Dixon Eller, Sr. and Golda Harris Eller.  He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.  After retiring from Lowe’s Foods, he owned and operated Eller’s store in Ferguson for 39 years. 

He is a desxwndant of George Michael Eller thru Henry Cleveland Eller.

[ Obituary | S.D. Eller in the EFA database ]


Audine Moery-Severns

Ms Moery-SevernsAudine M. Moery-Severns, 91, of Bement, IL., passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021, at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello, IL. Audine was born on December 4, 1929, at home in Russell County, Kentucky, a daughter of John William and Lola E. (Walter) Tompkins.

She married John Ovid Moery on September 11, 1948, in Bement, IL., later married Donald E. Severns on July 26, 1997 in Decatur, IL. She is survived by her daughter; Jill Anne Lawson of Bement, IL., son; John Alan (Kathryn) Moery of Chicago, IL., and daughter-in-law; Vicki Moery of Urbana, IL. 

She is from the Christian Eller line.

[ Obituary | Audine Moery-Severns in the EFA database ]


Nancy Elizabeth Boman Eller

Ms EllerMrs. Nancy Elizabeth Boman Eller, 75, of Lenoirn, NC, passed away on Monday, April 19, 2021 at her residence. Mrs. Eller was born in Glynn County, Georgia on July 31, 1945 to the late Roy Boman and Helen Ellison Boman.

Those left to cherish her memory include her beloved husband of 57 years, Marvin Eller. 

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Elizabeth "Betty" Eller

Ms EllerElizabeth (Cavanagh) Eller, “Betty”, age 79, of West Grove, PA, formerly of Folcroft, PA, died suddenly on Sunday, March 28, 2021 at Paoli Hospital.  Born in Philadelphia, PA.

Survivors include her loving husband of 58 years, John M. Eller (Past Chief, Brookhaven Police Department), a son John J. (Maureen) Eller; and daughters: Maureen (Michael) Atkinson, Betsy Eller and Trish (Tim Crowe) Eller.

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Janice Wells Eller

Ms EllerJanice Priscilla (Wells) Eller, age 78, of Fortson, Georgia passed away on Sunday, February 21, 2021. Janice was born October 20, 1942 in Columbus, Georgia. The daughter of Robert H. Wells and Sybil L. Wells. Janice was raised in Buena Vista, GA, where she attended Marion County High School before moving to Columbus, where she graduated from Jordan High School. 

She was married to Sherman Eugene Eller Sr. on Sept 10, 1960 in Columbus GA. Janice was a military wife and eventually settled in Niceville, FL where she raised her family. Janice spent many years coaching softball, being a little league team mom, and girl scouts/cub scouts den mother. 

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Utah McCoy Eller

Mr EllerUtah McCoy Eller, 71, husband of Helen May Eller, passed away Thursday, February 04, 2021, at Prisma Health Oconee Memorial Hospital, in Seneca, SC. He was a native of Clayton, Georgia, and was the son of the late Willie and Mary Ramey Eller.

Utah Eller goes back to Joseph and Maria Hedden Eller through their son Humphrey Posey Eller. Joseph was the son of Susannah "Sukey" Eller.

[ Obituary | Utah Eller in the EFA Database ]


Roy "Joe" Edward Eller

Mr EllerMr. Roy "Joe" Eller, age 89 of Villa Rica,Georgia, passed away Tuesday January 12, 2021 at Tanner Medical Center.

Mr. Eller is survived by his wife: Martha Eller of Villa Rica; daughters: Patti Jo Eller of Villa Rica and Robin Len Eller of Villa Rica.

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Bill Conn Eller

Nr EllerBill Conn Eller, age 79 of Landis, North Carolina, peacefully passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born December 20, 1941 in Catawba County, Bill was the son of the late Ruby Eller. 

Bill spent his career as a driver for Proctor Chemical for over 25 years. In his spare time, he loved to go fishing, watching NASCAR racing and collecting coins.

He is from the Jacob Eller line through Joe Pinion Eller and Masriah Hedden Eller.

[ Obituary \ Bill Conn Eller in the EFA database ]

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