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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512


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January 15, 1997           Page 5B


mrs. ruth beaver


            Mrs. Ruth Beaver, age 94, of Morganton, Georgia, passed away Friday, January 3, 1997 in Newton General Hospital.  Mrs. Beaver was born in Union County a daughter of Allen and Althea Cook.  She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.  Se was preceded in death by a daughter Doris Tanner in 1990. 

Survivors include: daughter Dorothy Addis of Clarkesville, GA.; sons Robert Beaver of Locust Grove, GA. and Ralph Beaver of Auburn, GA.; eleven grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Monday, January 6, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. from Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Ray Harper and Rev. Claude Thomas officiating.  Music was by Joann McCord.  Pallbearers were James Raper, Billy Poteete, Vaughn Patterson, Joe Patterson, Kenneth Beaver and Earl Tanner.  Interment was in the church cemetery.  

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.