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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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January 18, 1995                                   Page 4B

 

mrs. mary edna staley

 

            Mrs. Mary Edna Staley, age 68, of Blairsville, Georgia, formerly of Miami, Florida, passed away Saturday, January 7, 1995 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.  Mrs. Staley was a native and longtime resident of Dade County before moving to the North Georgia Mountains in 1978.  She was a 1944 graduate of Miami Addison High School.  Mrs. Staley was a secretary for many years with the Law Firm, Copin and Watkins in Miami.  For the past twelve years, Mrs. Staley worked as secretary for attorney Robbie Colwell in Blairsville.

            Surviving are her husband, Mr. Everett Staley of the home and one daughter, Ms. Cynthia Ann Staley of Gainesville, Georgia.  Nieces, nephews, and friends also survive.

            Memorial services were held Tuesday, January 10, 1995 at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Jan Devereaux officiating.  In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that memorials be made to the Mary E. Staley memorial Fund, c/o Union County mental Health, 55 Hughes St., Suite B, Blairsville, GA 30512. 

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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January 18, 1995                                   Page 4B

 

miss willa mae mashburn

 

            Miss Willa Mae Mashburn, age 62, of Union County, Georgia, passed away Sunday, January 8, 1995 in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.

            Miss Mashburn was born on January 24, 1932 in Union County, and was a lifelong resident of this area.  She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.  Miss Mashburn was preceded in death by her father, John Bart Mashburn, who died in 1994; her mother, Callie Henderson Mashburn, who died in 1975; and his sister, Mary Lee Martin, who died in 1989.

            Survivors include a sister, Miss Ella Faye Mashburn, of Blairsville, and numerous cousins and other relatives.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 10, 1995 at 2:00 p.m. from Ebenezer Baptist Church with Rev. Guy Wayne Shook and Rev. R.L. Martin officiating.  Special music was presented by the Faith Singers.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Richard Mashburn, Robert Mashburn, Edward Mashburn, Lake Stroud, Lee Knight, Chuck Gillespie, and Junior Mashburn.  Interment was in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of 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 18, 1995                                   Page 4B

 

rev. george w. daniel

 

            Rev. George W. Daniel, age 80, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, January 10, 1995 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

            Rev. Daniel was born in Towns County, Georgia, on September 12, 1914, a son of Henry and Rebecca Plott Daniel.  He was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy and served during World War II.  Rev. Daniel had lived in this area for most of his life and was the Pastor of numerous churches for sixty years.  He was a member of Victory Baptist Church.

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Frankie Martin Daniel, of the home; two sons: Wayne Daniel of Ducktown, Tennessee, and Joseph Daniel, of Blairsville; four daughters: June McCloud, of Atlanta, Georgia; Gwen Garrett, Alice Seabolt and Gloria Corbin, all of Blairsville; eleven grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Thursday, January 12, 1995 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of the Funeral Home with Rev. Junior Bryson, Rev. Cecil Williams, and Rev. W.M. Coe officiating.  Specially selected music was presented by Kenneth and Elaine Young.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Doug Hughes, Kenneth White, Charles Hughes, Dana Bridges, Bobby Bridges, and Mike Vaughn.  Interment was in Old Union Baptist Church Cemetery, with Military Honors by members of the North Georgia Honor Guard.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.