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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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February 25, 2009          Page 15A

 

gracie ann lovell

 

            Little Miss Gracie Ann Lovell passed away on February 20, 2009 in Union General Hospital.  She is survived by her parents, James and April Townsend Lovell, of Young Harris, GA; brothers Corbin Townsend, of Young Harris, GA; Phillip Lovell, of Hiawassee, GA; sister, Madison Lovell, of Hiawassee, GA; grandparents, Reggie and Maryann Townsend, and Troy and Pat Lovell, both of Young Harris, GA; great grandparent, Inez Townsend, of Young Harris, GA; and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.  Memorial services will be held at a later date.  Banister Funeral Home of Hiawassee, in charge of arrangements.  


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

(no corrections have been made; this is exactly as it appeared in paper)

 

 

February 25, 2009          Page 15A

 

rayburn phillip woods

 

            Rayburn Phillip Woods, age 68, of Hiawassee, GA, passed away Friday, February 20, 2009 at his residence.

Rayburn was born Thursday, February 6, 1941 in Walker County, AL, to the late Jiles Woods and the late hazel Arie Woods.  He was an Army Veteran during the Vietman (sic) War and loved to fish. 

Survivors include: wife, Judy Shaw Woods of Hiawassee, GA, son, Phillip Woods, daughters, Catherine Meadow and Patricia Milam, step-son, Phillip Synder (sic) of Hiawassee, GA, step-son, Robert Sloat of Cleveland, GA and 3 step-grandchildren.

No services are planned at this time.

            The Cochran Funeral Home of Hiawassee, GA, is in charge of arrangements.  You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at  www.cochrannfuneralhomes.com

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

(no corrections have been made; this is exactly as it appeared in paper)

 

 

February 25, 2009          Page 15A

 

marion elizabeth stratton

 

            Marion Elizabeth Stratton, age 84 of Hiawassee, GA, passed away on Saturday, February 21, 2009 following a period of declining health.  She was born to the late Moris LeSesne Bush and Virginia May (Clark) Bush on September 07, 1924 in Dodge County, Ga.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Edward Earl Stratton.  She is survived by a niece and nephew-in-law, Betty and James Grimes, of Hiawassee, GA; Bobby and Linda Herman, of Dahlonega, GA; one niece, Patty Stratton, and one nephew, Herb Stratton, both of Merritt Island, FL.  No services are scheduled.  Banister Funeral Home of Hiawassee in charge of arrangements.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

(no corrections have been made; this is exactly as it appeared in paper)

 

 

February 25, 2009          Page 15A

 

shirley mcclure shook

 

            Shirley McClure Shook, age 74 of Hiawassee, GA, passed away Friday, February 29, 2009 at home.  Shirley was born Monday, December 17, 1934 in Clay County, NC, to the late George McClure and the late Cordia Cowart McClure.  She attended Shooting Creek Church of God and was preceded in death by sons, Buddy and Randy Shook, four brothers and four sisters. 

Survivors include: husband, J.W. Shook of Young Harris, GA, daughter, Delores Mason of Clarkesville, GA, son, Danny Shook of Young Harris, GA, son, Larry Shook of Young Harris, GA, daughter, Christi Schafer of Blairsville, GA, daughter, Michelle Gibson of Hiawassee, GA, 15 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, February 22, 2009 at 2 PM from the Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Ashe officiating.  Music was provided by Mike Garrett.   Interment was in many Forks Baptist Cemetery.  Serving as pallbearers were: grandsons, Trevor Shook, Terence Shook, Jason Shook, Jared Shook, Josh Shook, Austin Denton and Chase Schafer.   

The Cochran Funeral Home of Hiawassee, GA, is in charge of arrangements.  You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochrannfuneralhomes.com

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

(no corrections have been made; this is exactly as it appeared in paper)

 

 

February 25, 2009          Page 15A

 

robert “hoyle” bryson, sr.

 

            Mr. Robert “Hoyle” Bryson, Sr. age 95 of Young Harris, GA, passed away on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 following a period of declining health.   He was born to the late and Margaret (Sampson) Bryson on November 27 1913 in Towns County, Ga.  He was a Deacon and member of Old Union Baptist Church.

            He is survived by two sons, bob Bryson, of Hiawassee, GA; Bryan Bryson, of Cleveland, GA; four grandchildren, six great grandchildren, a special friend, Janice Walls and a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Friday, February 20, 2009 at 11 AM from Old Union Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Hogsed and Rev. Jimmy Rogers officiating.  Eulogy was spoken by Mr. Zell Miller.  Music was provided by Dorothy, Ulysses and Phillip Sampson.  Pallbearers were: Odell Plott, Byron McCombs, Dustin Burch, Clarence Collins, Rick Robinson and Gene Coker.  Honorary pallbearers were: Bobby Smith and Charles Erwin. 

            In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be sent to Old Union Baptist Church, 1722 Old Union Church Rd., Young Harris, GA 30582.         

            Banister Funeral Home of Hiawassee in charge of arrangements.