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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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January 16, 2013                                   Page 10A

 

otis eugene rich

 

            Mr. Otis Eugene Rich, age 79 of Mauney Road, Blairsville, passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2013 in the Union General Hospital following a brief illness. Mr. Rich was born on May 5, 1933 in Union County, the son of the late Garnett Rich and the late Edith Hughes Rich. He was a native and lifelong resident of Union County. Eugene was a veteran of the US Army of the Korean and Vietnam Wars with over twenty years of military service. His favorite passions were farming and cattle. He looked forward going to the cattle sale. He was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and great grandfather. He was preceded in death by a son, Justin Larue Rich in 2010. Mr. Rich was a member of Bunker Hill Baptist Church.

            Surviving Mr. Rich are his loving wife of sixty years, Grapell Payne Rich of Blairsville, one daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and Ernie Sistrunk of LaFayette, LA, three sons and two daughters-in-law, Tony Rich of Blairsville, Eddie and Marie Rich of Blairsville, Tim and Rebecca Rich of Blairsville, four sisters and two brothers-in-law, Exola Gates of Blairsville, Leola Lyons of Blairsville, Sue and Ronnie Caudell of Kennesaw, GA, Evaline and Frank Burkart of Kennesaw, eleven grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Wednesday,  January 9, 2013 at 11 a.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Jeff Sistrunk officiating. Special music was presented the Kelly Trio. The following gentleman served as pallbearers, Phillip Tharp, Eddie, James, Brad and Cary Rich, Steven Hardin, Steve Worley, David Franklin and Gary Thomas. Interment followed in the Meadow View Cemetery with Military Honors conducted by the North Georgia Honor Guard. The family met with friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening anytime after 6 p.m.

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


Otis Eugene Rich

OTIS EUGENE RICH
  Courtesy of Mountain View Funeral Home

           

 


 

The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

January 16, 2013                                   Page 10A

 

lewis william haygood

 

            Lewis William Haygood, age 83, of Suches, GA, passed away Friday, January 11,
2013.
            Lewis had moved from Jonesboro to his home in Suches in 1992. He was retired from the Ford Motor Company where he worked in the auto body department. He was a Master Mason, and had served honorably in 4 military branches including the Army, the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Air Force, and the U.S. Coast Guard. Lewis was a very kind and loving husband to his wife, Rosa, for 26 years, and was a very devoted father and grandfather.

            Mr. Haygood was the son of the late Tom and Neatie Simmons Haygood, and was also preceded in death by his former wife, Geneva Haygood, and an infant brother.
            He is survived by his wife, Rosa Stover Haygood; daughter and son-in-law, JoAnne and Larry Clark, McDonough, GA; sons and daughters-in-law, Danny and Kay Haygood, Ellenwood, GA, Michael Fitzpatrick, Detroit, MI, Steve and Kara Fitzpatrick, Lowell, IN; and daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Ken Potter, Jackson, MI. 10 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and numerous other relatives also survive.

            Funeral services for Lewis were scheduled for 11 AM Monday, January 14, 2013 at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega, GA.

            Pastor Clarence Drummond and Pastor Mike Anderson officiated.

            Interment followed at Sherwood Memorial Park in Jonesboro, GA.
            The family received friends at Banister Funeral Home in Dahlonega from 4 PM until 6 PM on Sunday, January 13, and 9 AM until 11 AM on Monday, January 14.
            In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The American Cancer Society, 2565 Thompson Bridge Rd., Suite 114, Gainesville, GA 30501.

            Online condolences may be made at www.banisterfuneralhome.net.
            Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega is in charge of the arrangements.     

 


 

The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

January 16, 2013                                   Page 10A

 

lillian cordilla mcclure

 

            Mrs. Lillian Cordilla McClure, age 93, of Gum Log Road, Blairsville, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Union General Hospital following a brief illness. She was born January 5, 1920 in Union County to the late Jim and Gracie Rogers Miller, and had lived in Woodstock, GA for several years before moving back to Union County.  She attended Ebenezer Baptist Church. Mrs. McClure was preceded in death by her husband, William Glawfus McClure in 1988.

            Survivors include her children, Jean McKenzy of Blairsville, Maxine and Mike Gant of Blairsville, William Ray McClure of Blairsville and Clara Jo Mote of Kennesaw, GA, nine grandchildren and twenty-six great grandchildren.

            Graveside services were held at 2:30 p.m., Friday, January 11, 2012 (sic) at Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery with Preacher Ray Potts officiating.

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


Lillian Cordilla McClure

LILLIAN CORDILLA McCLURE
  Courtesy of Mountain View Funeral Home