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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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January 20, 1999           Page 5B

 

mrs. ethel wimpey

 

            Mrs.  Ethel Wimpey, age 93, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, January 11, 1999 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

            Mrs. Wimpey was born in Union County, Georgia on Thursday, February 2, 1905, a daughter of the late Jim Collins and Dora graham Collins.  She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of this area.  Mrs. Wimpey was a member of Old Liberty Baptist Church.

            Survivors include her husband, Everett Wimpey, of Blairsville; daughter, Jozene Thomas of Conyers, Georgia; son, J.E. Wimpey, of Lawrenceville; and son, Jurrell Wimpey, of Jonesboro, Georgia; sister, Bonnie Lance, of Blairsville, Georgia; six grandchildren also survive, along with friends and other relatives.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 13, 1999 at 1 p.m. from Old Liberty Baptist Church with Rev. Guy Bradley officiating.  Special music was presented by The Old Liberty Church Choir.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Eugene Collins, J.D. Seabolt, Bill England, A.J. Collins, Johnny Brown and Kelly Thomas. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 

 


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January 20, 1999           Page 5B

 

mrs. ruby pauline brown

 

            Mrs., Ruby Pauline Brown, age 83, of Young Harris, Georgia, passed away Saturday, January 9, 1999 in a Towns County, Georgia Nursing Home.

            She was a native of Union County, Georgia.  She was a homemaker and a member of Gum Log Baptist Church in Young Harris, Georgia.  She was the daughter of the late Jesse and Ivy Powell Phillips.  She was preceded in death by her husband James Mild Brown and brother Earl Phillips and sister Wilma Reece.

            Surviving are one son Ray Brown of Monticello, Georgia; one brother Joe Phillips of Young Harris, Georgia; two grandchildren and one great granddaughter.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 12, 1999 at the Townson Rose frank Rose Sr. Memorial Chapel in Hayesville, North Carolina.  The Rev. Willis Garrett will officiate.  Burial will be in the Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.

Townson Rose Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


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January 20, 1999           Page 5B

 

mr. luther thomas wood

 

            Mr. Luther Thomas Wood, age 74, of Blairsville, Georgia, formerly of Oglethorpe County, Georgia, passed away Thursday, January 14, 1999, in Fannin Regional Hospital in Blue Ridge, Georgia.

            Mr. Wood was born in Banks County, Georgia, on Saturday, March 29, 1924, a son of the late Artis Arthur Wood and Ethel Sanders Wood.  He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran, having served in both the European and Asiatic Theatres.  He worked for many years as an engineer with the Georgia Department of Transportation.  He retired in 1978.  Mr. Wood had been very active in Baptist churches during his lifetime; serving as a deacon, trustee, church treasurer, and on building committee.  At the time of his death, he was a member of Pine Top Baptist Church.  Mr. Wood had been preceded in death by a son, Alex Tilden Wood, in 1985.

            Survivors include his wife, Lois Fields Wood, of Blairsville, who has ancestral ties to Union County; son and daughter in law, Keith A. and Judy Wood, of Cartersville, Georgia, GA., son and daughter in law, Eric T. and Cindy Wood, of Blairsville, GA., sisters: Bonnie S. Bridges, of Warner Robbins, GA., and Joyce Grimes, of Harlem, GA., five grandchildren: Aaron wood, Stephanie Wood, Christopher Wood, all of Cartersville, and Rachael Wood and Jared Wood, of Blairsville.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, January 16, 1999 at 2 p.m. from Pine Top Baptist Church, with Rev. Jimmy Tanner and Mr. Wood’s son, Rev. Keith A. Wood officiating.  Interment was in the church cemetery.  If you wish, memorials may be made to Pine Top Baptist Church Benevolence Fund.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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January 20, 1999           Page 5B

 

mr. hershell everett

 

            Mr. Hershel Everett, age 80, of Powder Springs, Georgia, formerly of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, January 15, 1999 in Cobb General Hospital in Austell, Georgia.

            Mr. Everett was born in Union County, Georgia, on Sunday, October 20, 1918, a son of the late John Everett and Rebecca Galloway Everett.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp. and served during WWII.  Mr. Everett was a retired truck driver, and had lived in Cobb County the past 38 years.  He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Powder Springs.

            Survivors include his wife, Nina Ree Jones Everett, of Powder Springs, Georgia, sons: Donald Everett and Arlene Everett, both of Marietta; Terry Everett of Hiawassee, daughters: Helen Smith, of Snowcap, NC; Shirley Stockton, of Marietta; Doris Kidd, of Smyrna, GA., and Becky McClain, of Powder Springs, GA; sister, Myrtle Mason, of Blairsville; 19 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild also survive, along with many friends and other relatives.

Funeral services were held Monday, January 18, 1999 at 11 a.m. from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, with Rev. Tommy Jones and Rev. Horace Potts officiating.  Special music was presented by Ken and Elaine Young.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Rob Stockton, B.J. Kidd, Adam Everett, Chris Everett, Eric Mitchell, and Kenny Smith.  Interment was in Kennesaw memorial Cemetery in Marietta.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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January 20, 1999           Page 5B

 

mrs. anna elisabeth stinton

 

            Mrs. Anna Elisabeth Stinton, age 63, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, January 13, 1999 at her home.

            Mrs. Stinton was born Tuesday, July 16, 1935 in Germany, a daughter of the late Fritz and Hedwig Reicherd.  She had been living in Blairsville since 1993, coming here from Bradenton, Florida.

            Survivors include her husband, Ray Stinton, of Blairsville; son, Larry Stinton, Daine Raguth, of Sarasota, FL., and Michelle Duke, of Charleston, SC., sister, Renate Compton, of Sarasota, Florida; six grandchildren also survive.

Memorial services were held Sunday, January 17, 1999 at 2 p.m. form Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Paul Reyelts officiating. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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January 20, 1999           Page 5B

 

mr. juan evans Jones

 

            Juan Evans Jones, age 83, of Hayesville, North Carolina died Wednesday, January 13, 1999 at a Fulton County, Georgia hospital.

            He was a native of Union County, Georgia.  He was a US World War II navy Veteran.  Juan was the owner and operator of Jones Ford Company for twenty-one years and the owner and operator of Jones Camper Sales for the past nineteen years.  He was the son of the late Arthur and Aria Nicholson Jones.

            Surviving are his wife Margaret Wellborn Jones; two sons and their wives Jimmy and Linda Jones of Blairsville, GA; and Jacky and Patsy Jones of Young Harris, GA; one brother R.F. Jones of Peoria, IL; two grandchildren Bobby and his wife Kimberly Jones and Jacquelynne Jones; and step grandchildren Ryan England and Wesley England. 

            Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 16, 1999 at the Old Union Baptist Church in Young Harris, GA, where he was a member.  The Reverend Jimmy Rogers, Reverend Johnny Foster and Reverend Lester Sutton officiated.  Burial was in the Old Union Baptist Church cemetery in Young Harris, GA.  Pallbearers were Bill Mull, Bob Esley, Bobby Bristol, Paul Phillips, Dickie Dills, Ed Cantrell and Wayne Collins.  Honorary Pallbearers were Golden Barron, Ed Ashe, Dennis Green, Chris Greene, Bob Crawford, John McMahan, Jon Fullerton, Steve Garrett, Rick Blackburn.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 50 S. French Broad Ave., Asheville, NC 28801.

Townson Rose Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 


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January 20, 1999           Page 5B

 

mr. wayland mason

 

            Mr. Wayland Mason, age 59, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Thursday, January 14, 1999 in the veteran’s hospital in Atlanta.

            Mr. Mason was born Wednesday, January 10, 1940, in Union County, Georgia, a son of the late Oscar Wayland mason, Sr., and Lorene Bryant Mason.  He was a veteran of the U.s. Army and served during the Vietnam War.  He was a lifelong resident of this area, and was a Charter member of the Blairsville Jaycees.  Mr. mason was a member of Providence Methodist Church.

            Survivors include his wife, Pat Mason, of Blairsville; daughter and son in law, Sondra and Steve George, of Blairsville; son and daughter in law, Tim and Stephanie Mason of Cleveland, Ga., son David Mason of Cedartown, GA., and daughter, Sherry Peterson, of Blairsville; brothers: Charles Mason, of Blairsville, and Baxter Mason, of Duluth, GA., sisters: patsy Cook, of Duluth, GA., and Jennifer Burns, of Erwin, TN., 7 grandchildren also survive, along with many friends and other relatives.

Funeral services were held Sunday, January 17, 1999 at 3 p.m. from Providence Methodist Church, with Rev. Ryan Seawright and Dr. John Kay officiating.  Special music was presented by Rosella Williams and Angle Wilson.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Eddie Mason, Alan Cook, Brian Cook, Paul Hilton, Curtis Young, and Worth Mason.  Interment was in the church cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, if you wish, memorials may be made to Providence Methodist Church Building Fund, or to Union County SAFE house.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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January 20, 1999           Page 5B

 

mrs. pauline a fischer

 

            Pauline A. Fischer, age 98, Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, January 15, 1999 in a Union County Georgia Hospital.

            She was a native of Russia.  She was a homemaker.  Pauline was the daughter of the late Alexander and Elizabeth Schmidt Leikam.  She was preceded in death by her husband Fredrick Fischer.

            Surviving are one son Rudolph Fischer of Young Harris, Georgia; one daughter, Caroline Arzbaecher of Blairsville, GA., eight grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

            Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, January 18, 1999 at the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church of Blairsville, GA. where she was a member.  The Father Tim Gadziala will officiate.  Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial gardens in Murphy, CNC.

Townson Rose Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 


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January 20, 1999           Page 5B

 

truett glenn brackett

 

            Mr. Truett Glenn Brackett, age 72, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 1999 in Baptist Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.

            Mr. Brackett was born in Union County, Georgia, on Monday, September 27, 1926, a son of the late Burley bracket and Maude Rich Brackett.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during World War II.  He was a lifelong resident of Union Count, Georgia and was a member of Bunker Hill Baptist Church.

            Survivors include his wife, Lucille Sawyer Brackett, of Blairsville, son and daughter in law, Charles R. and Rachel Brackett; son and daughter in law, Kenneth Earl and Vickie Brackett, all of Blairsville; sisters: Sharon Hill of Nashville, TN., Mavin Owenby, of Dalton, Ga., and Glennis Gibson, of Rocky face, GA., Granddaughters: Lori Brackett Hughes and Rebecca Brackett, both of Blairsville; great granddaughter, Cheyenne Ramey all of Blairsville.  Many friends and other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held Friday, January 15, 1999 at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, with Rev. Clyde Coleman officiating.  Special music was presented by Susie Phillips, Louise DeLong and Sarah Kelley.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Randolph Jones, Hoyt Cunningham, Jim Pruitt, Homer Powell, Larry King, and Rufus Everett.  Interment was in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.