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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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January 3, 2007             Page 6B

 

vernon hugh “hugo” lance

 

Mr. Vernon Hugh (Better known as Hugo) Lance, age 85, of Loving Rd., Morganton passed away on Saturday, Dec. 23, 2006 at his home following an extended illness.  Mr. Lance was born on July 7, 1921 in Union County, the son of the late Thomas M. Lance and the late Mary Louise Byers Lance.  He was a veteran of the US Army Air Corp of WWII.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-nine years, June Eileen Lance who also passed away this year, and by a sister, Mae Lance Martin.  Mr. Lance was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist church.

Surviving Mr. Lance are one son and daughter-in-law, Anthony and Judy Lance of Morganton, two sisters, Opal Lance Anderson Poteet of Marietta, Maude DeWeese of mineral Bluff, GA, brother-in-law, J.O. Martin of Conyers, six grandchildren, Kyle Thomas Lance, Sherry Sosebee, Jeffery Hold, Lisa Nicholson, Matthew and Adam Dockery, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Hubert Legg officiating.  The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers, John Little, Grady B. Williams, Johnny Glore, Alton Garrett, Lewis DeWeese, Ronnie DeWeese and Steven Carnes.  Interment will follow in the Mt. Zion Baptist Church cemetery.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com.

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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January 3, 2007             Page 6B

 

stephen wayne fisher

 

Mr. Stephen Wayne Fisher, age 50, of Blairsville, GA passed away on Thursday, December 21, 2006 at his residence.  Mr. Fisher was preceded in death by his father William P. Fisher, Sr. and a sister Mary Jane Fisher.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Anderson Fisher of Blairsville, GA, mother, Betty Fisher of Dickson, sons and daughters-in-law, Timothy Wayne and Billie Fisher of White Bluff, TN and Anthony and Kelly Fisher of Waverly, TN, step-son, Donnie Brennan of Blairsville, GA, daughters and sons-in-law, Stephaie and Joe O’Donnell of Lyles, TN, and Samanthia and Josh Blackburn of Dickson, TN, brothers and sister-in-law Micki Marie and Steve Wright of Denver, CO and Janice Ann and John Fisher Lee of Dickson, TN, eleven grandchildren.

Visitation was held December 24, 2006 from 4-8 p.m., Monday, December 25, 2006 from 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. when services will be held.  Bro. Earl Craig will be officiating.  Burial was held at Union Cemetery.

Arrangements were provided by Dickson Funeral Home, Dickson, TN.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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January 10, 2007                        Page 6B

 

marily alice bumpus

 

Mrs. Marilyn Alice Bumpus, age 83, of Hamilton Rd., Blairsville, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 23, 2006 at her home following an extended illness.  Mrs. Bumpus was born on Nov. 4, 1923 in Brockton, MA, the daughter of the late Warren Nelson Messer and the late Rose Crouin.  She was preceded in death by a daughter Linda Wooley.  She was a veteran of the US Navy of WWII.

Surviving Mrs. Bumpus are her loving husband, George Bumpus, Sr. of Blairsville, one son and daughter-in-law, George Jr. and Yvonne Bumpus of Blairsville, one daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Paul Truono of Bonita Springs, FL, eight grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

A private memorial service is being planned.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to your favorite charity in Mrs. Bumpus’s memory.

Mountainview Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

January 3, 2007             Page 6B

 

ann white

 

Mrs. Ann White, age 91, of Summit Trace, Blairsville, passed away on Saturday Dec. 30, 2006 following an extended illness.  Mrs. White was born on Feb. 20, 1914 in Gilmer County, GA, the daughter of the late Garrett Z. Roberts and the late Stella Maude Withrow Roberts.  Before her retirement she was employed with the Cluett Peabody-Arrow Shirt Company for over twenty-five years.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Sanford Q. White and by two brothers, John and Claude Roberts.  Mrs. White was a member of the House of Prayer Church.

Surviving Mrs. White are one daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Charles Allen of Blairsville, two sisters-in-law, Harriett Roberts of Roswell, GA, Minelle Roberts of Stockbridge, GA, two grandchildren, Deborah and Tommy Kitchin, Charles L. and Nancy Allen, four great-grandchildren, Lara C. Kitchin, Daniel t. Kitchin, John W. Allen and S. Lee Allen, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held Monday Jan. 1, 2007 at 2:00 pm from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jerry Helton and Rev. Bill Honaker officiating.  Special music was presented by Nelson LeCroy, Mindy Combs and Eric Tippens.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Jeff Rogers, Henry McPherson, Joe Walker, Mike Robinson, Woody Woodmansee and Robert Guilliland.  Interment followed in the House of Prayer Church Cemetery.  The family requested that in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the House of Prayer Building Fund in Mrs. White’s memory.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com.