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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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January 14, 1998                       Page 5B

 

mrs. mary jane williams

 

            Mrs. Mary Jane Williams, age 83, of Blairsville, Georgia, formerly of Seminole, FL. passed away Monday, January 5, 1998 following a period of declining health.  Mrs. Williams had lived in Union County, GA. For the past 3 years.

            Surviving are her husband, Mr. James Williams of Blairsville; daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Tony Muir of Blairsville; son and daughter-in-law, Richard Lee and Laura Williams of Cranford, N.J.; sister Enid Jones of Seminole, FL.; 2 grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

            No local services were held.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of Mrs. Williams to your local Hospice program.  Banister Funeral Home of Young Harris in charge of arrangements. 


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January 14, 1998                       Page 5B

 

miriam l. jamison

 

            Miriam L. Jamison, age 87, of Blairsville, GA. Died Friday, December 16, 1997 in an Union County, GA. Hospital.  She was a native of Merchantville, N.J. but had lived in Gibbstown, N.J. most of her life before moving to Union County in 1989.  She was the daughter of the late Otis Franklin and Mary Thomas Tull Sturgis.  She was a retired bank employee and was of the Methodist Faith.

            Surviving are his husband, Robert H. Jamison, and two step-daughters, Patricia O’Donald of Leonardtown, MD. and Cathy Dunkel of Lykens, PA.

            Memorial services were at 7 p.m. Friday, January 2, 1998 in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy with Dr. John Christy officiating. 

            In lieu of flowers, the family requested memorials be made to the Humane Society, P.O. Box 765, Hiawassee, GA. 30546.

            Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, in charge of arrangements. 


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January 14, 1998                       Page 5B

 

mrs. nora irene raper

 

            Mrs. Nora Irene Raper, age 84, of Covington, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, January 6, 1998 in Covington.

            Mrs. Raper was born in Union County, Georgia on October 19, 1913, a daughter of the late Jessie Ledford and Elizabeth Foster Ledford.  Mrs. Raper was a member of Bethany Baptist Church and had lived most of her life in Union County.  She was preceded in death by her husband Delt Raper.  She was a homemaker.

            Survivors include two sisters, Ora McGiboney, and Velma Johnson, both of Covington; two brothers, Melvin Ledford of Blairsville and Tom Ledford of Snellville GA.  many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held Thursday, January 8, 1998 at 2 p.m. from, Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Mark Towery, Jr. officiating.  Music was by Ken and Elaine Young.  Pallbearers were David Bramblett, Chris Bramblett, James Ledford, Tommy Ledford, Albert Yates, and Henry Raper.  Interment was in Mt. Zion Baptist Church cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA. in charge of arrangements. 


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January 14, 1998                       Page 5B

 

mr. wayne auberry

 

            Mr. Wayne Auberry, age 79, of Morganton, Georgia, passed away Monday, December 29, 1997 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

            Mr. Auberry was born in Union County, Georgia, on June 7, 1918, a son of the late William Auberry and Elizabeth Vanhook Auberry.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and served during World War II.  He was a lifelong resident of this area, and was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.

            Surviving are a sister, Ruby Auberry, of Morganton; cousins and other relatives also survive.

            Funeral services were held Thursday, January 1, 1998 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home in Blairsville with Rev. Loys waters officiating.  Special music was presented by The Kelley Trio and Mr. Roy Gibson.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Bruce Hill, Tom Stabell, Ray Harper, James Wood, Bob Waters, and Oscar Henderson.  Interment was in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.  Members of the North Georgia Honor Guard presented military honors.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA. in charge of arrangements. 


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January 14, 1998                       Page 5B

 

karen lee callis seaborn

 

            Karen Lee Callis Seaborn, age 54, of Blairsville died January 11, 1998 in Gainesville.  She was a Missing Persons Specialist for the Ft. Lauderdale Police Department.

She is survived by her husband, Les Seaborn, Blairsville; step-son, Leslie Wayne Seaborn, Spokane, WA.; step-daughter, Debbie Johnson, Albany, GA.; brother, William A. Callis, Hallandale, FL.; niece, Daniell mason, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.; nephews, William A. Callis, III and a great nephew, Ben Wade, Harlingen, TX.

            Memorial services will be held at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church Wednesday January 14, 1998 at 2 p.m. in Blairsville.