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January 1, 1997 Page 10A
Mrs. Louise Hutson, 86, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, December 19, 1996 in Murphy Medical Center in Murphy, North Carolina.
Mrs. Hutson was born in Towns County, Georgia, on September 18, 1910, a daughter of the late Arlie Knox Waldroop and Minty Carolina Spivia Waldroop. She was a teacher in the Towns County Public School System. Mrs. Hutson was a member of Sharp Memorial Methodist Church, the Enota Garden Club, the Order of the Eastern Star, Bald Mountain Chapter, #349; the Retired Teacherís Association, and she taught school for over thirty five years. Mrs. Hutson was preceded in death by husband, Franklin Cooper, and husband Roy Hutson.
Surviving are four nephews, Harold Waldroop, of Canton, Ohio; Carroll Waldroop, of Canton, North Carolina; Clyde Waldroop, of Blairsville, and Carlos Waldroop, Jr. of California; three nieces, Vesta W. Byrd, of Woodstock, GA; Frances Whitaker, of San Antonio, Texas; and Lucille Akers, of Houston, Texas; several great nieces and great nephews, and step children also survive.
Funeral services were held Saturday, December 21, 1996 at 11 a.m. from the Chapel of the Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Patty Clay and Dr. John Kay officiating. Special music was presented by Carey Waldrip and Jerry Taylor. The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Richard Byrd, Richard Waldroop, Bobby Abney, Archie West, Fred Ramsey, and J.E. Corn. Interment was in Old Union Baptist Church Cemetery.
Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.