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BASSHAM, BESSIE LEONA ...

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF STEPHENS COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA

IN RE: ESTATE OF
BESSIE LEONA BASSHAM
DECEASED

ESTATE NO. 12279

PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE

TO: whom it may concern:
DORIS BASSHAM SNYDER has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of BESSIE LEONA BASSHAM deceased, of said County. All interested parties are hereby notified to show cause why said Petition should not be granted. All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed with the Court on or before MARCH 27TH, 2017.

BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections. All objections should be sworn to before a notary public or before a Probate Court Clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact Probate Court personnel for the required amount of filing fees. If any objections are filed, a hearing will be sceduled at a later date. If no objections are filed, the Petition may be granted without a hearing.

GLENDA S. ERNEST
Judge of the Probate Court
By: Cindy Simmons
Clerk of the Probate Courtt
70 N ALEXANDER ST SUITE 108
TOCCOA GA 30577
706-886-2828
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TR322306

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ALVAREZ, RENE A ...

FSTATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF STEPHENS

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

Because of a default under the terms of the Security Deed executed by Rene A. Alvarez to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. dated May 10, 2006, and recorded in Deed Book 765, Page 120, Stephens County Records, securing a Note in the original principal amount of $89,450.00, the holder thereof pursuant to said Deed and Note thereby secured has declared the entire amount of said indebtedness due and payable and, pursuant to the power of sale contained in said Deed, will on the first Tuesday, April 4, 2017, during the legal hours of sale, before the Courthouse door in said County, sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, the property described in said Deed, to-wit:

ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND SITUATED, LYING AND BEING IN THE 440TH G.M.D., CITY OF TOCCOA, STEPHENS COUNTY, GEORGIA, AND BEING DESIGNATED AS LOT 228, MEADOWBROOK SUBDIVISION, CONTAINING 0.41 ACRES, ACCORDING TO PLAT OF SURVEY FOR BILLY J ANDREWS BY RUSSELL BARTLETT, R.S.. DATED MAY 3, 1995, AND RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 15, PAGE 888, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT OF STEPHENS COUNTY, GEORGIA, THE DESCRIPTION AS CONTAINED THEREIN BEING INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE.

Said property is known as 27 Sycamore Circle, Toccoa, GA 30577, together with all fixtures and personal property attached to and constituting a part of said property, if any.

Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, whether or not now due and payable), the right of redemption of any taxing authority, any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Security Deed first set out above.

The proceeds of said sale will be applied to the payment of said indebtedness and all expenses of said sale as provided in said Deed, and the balance, if any, will be distributed as provided by law.

The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the secured creditor.

The property is or may be in the possession of Rene A. Alvarez and Zaira D. Williams, successor in interest or tenant(s).

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. as Attorney-in-Fact for Rene A. Alvarez

File no. 17-063653
SHAPIRO PENDERGAST & HASTY, LLP*
Attorneys and Counselors at Law
211 Perimeter Center Parkway, N.E., Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30346
770-220-2535/KMM
shapiroandhasty.com
*THE LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.
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TR324654

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FRENCH, ANN 286 BEAVERBRO ...

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF STEPHENS

Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained with that certain Security Deed dated October 23, 2002, from Ann French to Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc., recorded on February 18, 2002 in Deed Book 576 at Page 352, Stephens County, Georgia Records, having been last sold, assigned, transferred and conveyed to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., successor by merger to Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc. by Assignment and said Security Deed having been given to secure a note dated October 23, 2002, in the amount of $216,504.00, said note being in default, the undersigned will sell at public outcry during the legal hours of sale before the door of the courthouse of Stephens County, Georgia, on April 4, 2017, the following described real property (hereinafter referred to as the "Property"): ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE TOCCOA (440) G.M.D., STEPHENS COUNTY, GEORGIA, CONTAINING 0.54 ACRE LYING ON THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY OF BEAVERBROOK DRIVE, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT AN IRON PIN CORNER LOCATED ON THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY OF BEAVERBROOK DRIVE ADJACENT TO LOT 47 ON THE PLAT HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED; THENCE RUNNING ALONG, THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY OF BEAVERBROOK DRIVE NORTH 89 DEGREES 52 MINUTES EAST 110.0 FEET TO AN IRON PIN CORNER ADJACENT TO LOT 45 ON THE PLAT HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED; THENCE RUNNING ALONG LOT 45 SOUTH 00 DEGREES 08 MINUTES EAST 208.1 FEET TO AN IRON PIN CORNER ADJACENT TO NOW OR FORMERLY BURGESS PROPERTY; THENCE RUNNING ALONG NOW OR FORMERLY BURGESS PROPERTY SOUTH 83 DEGREES 44 MINUTES WEST 110.6 FEET TO AN IRON PIN CORNER ADJACENT TO LOT 47; THENCE RUNNING ALONG LOT 47 NORTH 00 DEGREES 08 MINUTES WEST 219.9 FEET TO THE BEGINNING IRON PIN CORNER, AND BEING KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS LOT FORTY-SIX (46) FOXDALE ON A PLAT OF SURVEY FOR ELLIOTT CAUDELL BY CLELAND A. TYSON DATED MARCH 6 1979 AS REVISED NOVEMBER 29, 1979, THE DESCRIPTION AS CONTAINED THEREIN BEING INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE. PARCEL ID #042H-007 The debt secured by the Security Deed and evidenced by the Note and has been, and is hereby, declared due and payable because of, among other possible events of default, failure to make the payments as required by the terms of the Note. The debt remaining is in default and this sale will be made for the purposes of paying the Security Deed, accrued interest, and all expenses of the sale, including attorneys' fees. Notice of intention to collect attorneys' fees has been given as provided by law. To the best of the undersigned's knowledge, the person(s) in possession of the property is/are Ann French. The property, being commonly known as 286 Beaverbrook Drive, Toccoa, GA, 30577 in Stephens County, will be sold as the property of Ann French, subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien and not yet due and payable), any matters affecting title to the property which would be disclosed by accurate survey and inspection thereof, and all assessments, liens, encumbrances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record to the Security Deed. Pursuant to O.C.G.A.Section 44-14-162.2, the name, address and telephone number of the individual or entity who shall have the full authority to negotiate, amend or modify all terms of the above described mortgage is as follows: Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, 3476 Stateview Blvd., Fort Mill, SC 29715, 1-414-214-4347. The foregoing notwithstanding, nothing in O.C.G.A. Section 44-14-162.2 shall require the secured creditor to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the mortgage instrument. The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under U.S. Bankruptcy code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Security Deed. Albertelli Law Attorney for Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., successor by merger to Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc. as Attorney in Fact for Ann French 100 Galleria Parkway, Suite 960 Atlanta, GA 30339 Phone: (770) 373-4242 By: James E. Albertelli, Esq. For the Firm THIS FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. JEA - 17-003253 A-4611152
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TR323522

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MITCHELL, JESSICA A ...

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER GEORGIA, STEPHENS COUNTY THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Jessica A. Mitchell to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Homestar Financial Corp., its successors and assigns , dated June 3, 2011, recorded in Deed Book 957, Page 361, Stephens County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association by assignment recorded in Deed Book 1098, Page 452, Stephens County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of FIFTY-FOUR THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED FOURTEEN AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($54,714.00), with interest thereon as set forth therein, there will be sold at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door of Stephens County, Georgia, or at such place as may be lawfully designated as an alternative, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in April, 2017, the following described property: SEE EXHIBIT A ATTACHED HERETO AND MADE A PART HEREOF The debt secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Security Deed. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in Security Deed and by law, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given). Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Security Deed first set out above. JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association is the holder of the Security Deed to the property in accordance with OCGA 44-14-162.2. The entity that has full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the mortgage with the debtor is: JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, 3415 Vision Drive, Columbus, OH 43219 800-446-8939. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Jessica A. Mitchell or a tenant or tenants and said property is more commonly known as 312 Hickory Circle, Toccoa, Georgia 30577. The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the security deed. JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association as Attorney in Fact for Jessica A. Mitchell McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC 1544 Old Alabama Road Roswell, Georgia 30076 www.foreclosurehotline.net EXHIBIT A All that tract or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the County of Stephens, State of Georgia, within the Corporate Limits of the City of Toccoa, and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at the iron pin corner of the Northeast side of Hickory Circle beginning at the Southwest corner of Lot No. 15; thence running along the Northwest side of Lot No. 15 North 40 degrees, 42 minutes East 182.58 feet to an iron pin corner next to now or formerly Smith property; thence running along now or formerly Smith property north 73 degrees 05 minutes West 105.90 feet to an iron pin corner on the Northeast side of Lot No. 17; thence running along the Southeast side of Lot No 17 South 40 degrees 20 minutes West 166.30 feet to an iron pin corner on the Northeast side of Hickory Circle; thence running along the Northeast side of Hickory Circle South 64 degrees 38 minutes East 100 feet back to the iron pin point of beginning on the Northeast side of Hickory Circle and being all of Lot No. Sixteen (16) Forest Hills Sub-Division, according to plat and survey by James H. Garrett, Jr., R.S., dated September 5, 1956, recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 194, Stephens County Records, the description as contained therein being incorporated herein by reference. The above described property being the same as that conveyed from Wallace Martin to John F. Kell by Warranty Deed dated October 1, 1957, recorded in Deed Book 69, Page 62, Stephens Counts Records. The above described property being as that conveyed from John F. Kell to Lessie Campbell Kell by Warranty Deed dated April 13, 1992, recorded in Deed Book 262, Page 407, Stephens County Records. MAP ID:: T21 036 Parcel ID No.: T21-036 Being Property Conveyed by Deed Under Power from Diane Funderburk, acting through their duly appointed agent and attorney in fact, Wells Fargo Bank N.A., successor by merger to Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota, N.A., as Trustee f/k/a Norwest Bank Minnesota, N.A., as Trustee for the Registered Holder of Renaissance Home Equity Loan Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2004-2 to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., successor by merger to Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota, N.A., as Trustee f/k/a Norwest Bank Minnesota, N.A., as Trustee for the Registered Holders of Renaissance Home Equity Loan Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2004-2, recorded March 21, 2001, in Deed Book 951, Page 8-10, Stephens County, Georgia. MR/hq1 4/4/17 Our file no. 5489616 - FT3 #T3

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PLESS, ROY ...

Notice of Sale Under Power

State of Georgia,
County of STEPHENS

Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Deed to Secure Debt given by ROY PLESS to JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. , dated 05/21/2009, and Recorded on 05/27/2009 as Book No. 897 and Page No. 1 19, STEPHENS County, Georgia records, as last assigned to JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (the Secured Creditor), by assignment, conveying the after described property to secure a Note of even date in the original principal amount of $71,400.00, with interest at the rate specified therein, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash at the STEPHENS County Courthouse within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in April, 2017, the following described property: ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND, WITH IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, LYING AND BEING IN THE 267TH G.M.D., STEPHENS COUNTY, GEORGIA, CONTAINING 1.46 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, LYING ON THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY OF EASTANOLLEE SCHOOL ROAD, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN THAT CERTAIN PLAT OF SURVEY PREPARED FOR LINDA BURNS BY KENNETH V. CASH, BARTLETT AND CASH LAND SURVEYORS, INC., GEORGIA REGISTERED LAND SURVEYOR, DATED AUGUST 18, 2003, AND RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 17, PAGE 796C, STEPHENS COUNTY RECORDS, THE DESCRIPTION AS CONTAINED THEREIN BEING INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE.

THIS IS THE SAME PROPERTY AS CONVEYED BY WARRANTY DEED FROM KENNETH F. BURNS, DOUGLAS W. BURNS AND W. DONAVAN BURNS TO DOUGLAS W. BURNS AND LINDA J. BURNS DATED OCTOBER 10, 2000, AND RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 490, PAGES 324 328, STEPHENS COUNTY RECORDS, ALSO, SEE DEED OF ASSENT FROM THE EXECUTORS OF THE ESTATE OF DOUGLAS WAYNE BURNS TO LINDA JOYCE DEFOOR BURNS DATED JANUARY 21, 2003, AND RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 585, PAGES 224 226, STEPHENS COUNTY RECORDS. The debt secured by said Deed to Secure Debt has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Deed to Secure Debt. Because the debt remains in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in the Deed to Secure Debt and by law, including attorneys fees (notice of intent to collect attorneys fees having been given). JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. holds the duly endorsed Note and is the current assignee of the Security Deed to the property. JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, acting on behalf of and, as necessary, in consultation with JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (the current investor on the loan), is the entity with the full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the loan. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 44 14 162.2, JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION may be contacted at: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, 3415 VISION DRIVE, COLUMBUS, OH 43219, 866 550 5705. Please note that, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 44 14 162.2, the secured creditor is not required to amend or modify the terms of the loan. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party/parties in possession of the subject property known as 202 EASTANOLLEE SCHOOL RD, EASTANOLLEE, GEORGIA 30538 is/are: ROY PLESS or tenant/tenants. Said property will be sold subject to (a) any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), (b) any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, and (c) all matters of record superior to the Deed to Secure Debt first set out above, including, but not limited to, assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, easements, restrictions, covenants, etc. The sale will be conducted subject to (1) confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code; and (2) final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the security deed. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 9 13 172.1, which allows for certain procedures regarding the rescission of judicial and nonjudicial sales in the State of Georgia, the Deed Under Power and other foreclosure documents may not be provided until final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan as provided in the preceding paragraph. JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. as Attorney in Fact for ROY PLESS. THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. 00000006611420 BARRETT DAFFIN FRAPPIER LEVINE & BLOCK, LLP 4004 Belt Line Road, Suite 100 Addison, Texas 75001 Telephone: (972) 341 5398.
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TR323738

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WARD, CHARLENE B ...

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF STEPHENS COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA

IN RE: ESTATE OF
CHARLENE B. WARD, DECEASED

ESTATE NO. 12292

PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION

NOTICE

TO: whom it may concern:

JUDY BUNCH has petitioned to be appointed Administrator(s) of the estate of CHARLENE B. WARD deceased, of said County. All interested parties are hereby notified to show cause why said Petition should not be granted. All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed with the Court on or before April 17th, 2017.

BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections. All objections should be sworn to before a notary public or before a Probate Court Clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact Probate Court personnel for the required amount of filing fees. If any objections are filed, a hearing will be scheduled at a later date. If no objections are filed, the Petition may be granted without a hearing.

GLENDA S. ERNEST
Judge of the Probate Court
By: Cindy Simmons
Clerk of the Probate Court
70 N ALEXANDER ST SUITE 108
TOCCOA, GA 30577
706-886-2828
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TR328252

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WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER ...

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF STEPHENS COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA

IN RE: ESTATE OF

CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS,
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 12291

PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION

NOTICE

TO: whom it may concern:
ELIZABETH JANE WILLIAMS
has petitioned to be appointed Administrator(s) of the estate of CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS deceased, of said County. (The Petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond and/or grant of certain powers contained in O.C.G.A. 53-12-261.) All interested parties are hereby notified to show cause why said Petition should not be granted. All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed with the Court on or before APRIL 17TH , 2017.

BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections. All objections should be sworn to before a notary public orbefore a Probate Court Clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact Probate Court personnel for the required amount of filing fees. If any objections are filed, a hearing will be scheduled at a later date. If no objections are filed, the Petition may be granted without a hearing.

GLENDA S. ERNEST
Judge of the Probate Court
By: Cindy Simmons
Clerk of the Probate Court
70 N ALEXANDER ST SUITE 108
TOCCOA, GA 30577
706-886-2828
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TR328207

The Toccoa Record

Mailing Address:
P.O. Drawer 1069
Toccoa, GA 30577

Phone: 706-886-9476
Fax: 706-886-2161