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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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January 19, 2011                                   Page 13A

 

dora l. woody

 

            Dora L. Woody, age 67, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2011.

Ms. Woody was born on June 27, 1943, in Union County, GA to the late Fred and Liller Helton woody.  She was also preceded in death by her former husband, Curtis Jones and her brother, Bill Woody.  Ms. Woody was a retired employee of Fieldale Processing Plant with 33 years of service.  She was of the Baptist faith.    

            Survivors include her son and his life partner, Scot Jones and Robert Adames, of Lawrenceville, GA; sister, Lorene Morgan, Blairsville, GA; sister and brother-in-law, Wanda and Bill Trotter, Clarkesville, GA; brother and sister-in-law, James and Wanda Woody, Baldwin, GA; and several nieces and nephews. 

many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Memorial services were scheduled for 4 p.m. on Sunday, January 16, 2011, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, GA with Rev. Nicholas Thomas and Rev. Bill Trotter officiating. 

            A private family viewing was held from 3 p.m. until the funeral hour on Sunday, January 16, 2011, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, GA.

            Those wishing to send condolences to the Woody family may do so by visiting

www.whitfieldfuneralhomes.com

            Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, Georgia. (706) 778-7123



 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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January 19, 2011                                   Page 13A

 

betty meroline lanham

 

Mrs. Betty Meroline Lanham age 69, of Spain Hill Circle, Gainesville formerly of Blairs ville (sic) passed away on Wednesday Jan. 12, 2011 in the NEGA Medical Center following a brief illness.  Mrs. Lanham was born on July 1,1941 in Union County, the daughter of the late Will King and the late Azalee Duvall King.  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Angela Gayle Gribble in 1974, an infant sister, Alleen King and a brother, Bill King in 2001.  Mrs. Lanham retired with the City of Gainesville in 2002 due to illness after fifteen years of service as a Social Worker.  Her greatest hobbies were writing poetry and growing flowers.  Mrs. Lanham was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Blairsville.

Surviving Mrs. Lanham are two sons and one daughter-in-law, Chris Gribble of Austell, GA, Jeff and Lynn Gribble of Alpharetta, two brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles and Mary Jo King of Young Harris, Cecil and Ann King of Warne, NC, two nephews, David King of Gainesville, GA and Dustin King of Gainesville, four grandchildren, Darin Gribble, Justin Gribble, Rachel Cochran and Renea Goode, five great-grandchildren, Bryson Watkins, Grant and Cooper Cochran, Jayda Merchant and Harper Goode, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Sunday Jan. 16, 2011 at 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. R.L. Martin officiating.  Special music was presented by Larry Nichols and Dayton Dyer.  The following gentleman served as pallbearers, Michael and Jeremy Duvall, David and Dustin King, William Cochran and Adam Goode.  Serving as honorary pallbearers were Darin and Justin Gribble, Rachel Cochran and Renea Goode. Interment followed in the Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Saturday evening from 6-9 p.m.

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

Betty Meroline Lanham

BETTY MEROLINE LANHAM
Courtesy of Mountain View Funeral Home

           

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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joseph gene stophel

 

Mr. Joseph Gene Stophel, age 76, of Young Harris Hwy. Blairsville, passed away on Wednesday January 12, 2011 at Union General Hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Stophel was born on June 19, 1934 in Cleveland, OH, the son of the late Joseph George Stophel and the late Mary A. Kaser.  Joseph had lived in the are (sic) since 1987, moving here from Florida.  He served as Deputy and School Resource Officer for the Union County Sheriff’s Department for over ten years.  He was the Director of Resource Officers for region 3.  He loved working with the children in Union County and received numerous awards and recognitions during his service.  Joseph also worked for Westinghouse Elevator and was an Honorary Member of IUEC #74 in 1989.  He was also a member of the Alleghany Masonic Lodge #114.  He is preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law Sarah and Larry Amlong, his grandson Justin Stophel and his first wife Barbara Stophel.  Joe was a member of Immanuel (sic) House Christian Worship Center.

Surviving Mr. Stophel are his wife Jane Stophel of Blairsville, four sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and Joyce Stophel of Palm Harbor FL, Brett and Trish Stophel of Palm Harbor FL, Scott and Mary Stophel of Hayesville NC, George and Michelle Pinegar of Ruskin FL, a daughter and son-in-law Barbie and John Treubig of Dunedin FL, three sons, Norman Stophel of New Port Richey FL, Richard C. Pinegar of Apollo Beach FL and Charles K. Pinegar of Blairsville, a sister Cynthia Kralik of Springfield IL, a brother-in-law Robert Kralik of Quincy IL, a daughter-in-law Wanda Stophel of Dunedin FL, a sister and brother-in-law Gen and S.O. Parrish of Parrish FL, a sister and brother-in-law Hilda and Glenn Colding of Wimauma FL, a sister-in-law Jean Tison of Bradenton FL, a sister-in-law Barbara Andrews of Blairsville, seventeen grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.

Services were held on Saturday January 15, 2011 at 4 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Reverend Alan Becker officiating.  Members of the Union County Sheriffs Dept. served as honorary pallbearers.  Allegheny Masonic Lodge #114 F&AM will conduct Masonic Rites.  The family met with friends from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday.  In lieu of flowers, if you wish, the family asks that memorials be made to Emmanuel House in memory of Mr. Stophel.

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


Joseph Gene Stophel


JOSEPH GENE STOPHEL
Courtesy of Mountain View Funeral Home

           

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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January 19, 2011                                   Page 13A

 

carol jean shorey

 

Mrs. Carol Jean Shorey, age 85, of Riverview Rd., Blairsville, passed away on Friday Jan. 14, 2011 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness.  Mrs. Shorey was born on Sept. 8, 1925 in Italy, the daughter of the late Severio Traini and the late Martha Cortellisi Traini.  She loved animals, to knit, paint and making jewelry.  She was very talented in everything she did.  She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She was preceded in death by a sister, Rita Bisol. Mrs. Shorey was of the Congregationalist faith.       

Surviving Mrs. Shorey are her loving husband of sixty-three years, Robert Shorey of Blairsville, one daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Samuel Thornley of Blairsville, one son and daughter-in-law, Edward and Cindy Shorey of East Falmouth, MA, three sisters and brothers-in-law, Tina and Babe Pellechia of MA, Eve Greene of DelRay Beach, FL, Betty and Paul Preville of Hope Sound FL, Joe Bisol of Blairsville, two brothers and one sister-in-law, Tony and Rose Traini of Providence, RI, Albert Traini of SC, two grandchildren, Carol Jean (Adam) Clark of Blairsville, Christina (Nathan) Hoover of Hilliard, OH, four great-grandchildren, Cyrus, Lane, Brenna and Laramie, many other relatives and friends also survive.

A Celebration of life service was held on Sunday Jan. 16, 2011 at 5 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with Minister Terry Stuart officiating.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the Union County Humane Society in memory of Mrs. Shorey.

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


Carol Jean Shorey


CAROL JEAN SHOREY
Courtesy of Mountain View Funeral Home