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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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January 26, 2011                                   Page 14A

 

naomi bowles

 

Ms. Naomi Bowles age 75 of Blairsville formerly of Roanoke, VA, passed away on Sunday January 16, 2011 at her son’s home following an extended illness.  Ms. Bowles was born on March 17, 1935 in Richmond, VA, the daughter of the late Earnest C. Johns and the late Nancy (Naomi) Griggs Johns.  She graduated from John Marshall High School in 1953, attended Mary Washington College and taught at Collegiate School.  She was a loving mother, sister, aunt and was a friend to many.  Ms. Bowles was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving Ms. Bowles are one son and daughter-in-law, Neal and Elizabeth Bowles of Blairsville, one sister and brother-in-law, Betty Ann and John Markman of Richmond, VA, nieces, Mary Lu Fissel and Cathy Mays; nephew, Earnie Markman and great nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

A memorial service will be held at a late date in Richmond, VA.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Ms. Bowles.

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


Naomi Bowles

NAOMI BOWLES

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January 26, 2011                                   Page 14A

 

bertha lee payne

 

            Bertha Lee Payne Garner, age 89, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Monday, January 17, 2011 in Austell, GA.

            Ms. Garner was born in Union County, GA, on March 30, 1921, a daughter of the late Ed Payne and Emma Harkins Payne.  She had worked at Meade Products in Atlanta, GA for 39 years, and was a member of Mt. Pleasant #1 Baptist Church.  Bertha loved gardening, especially flowers.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Emma Jane Payne; sisters: Mattie Plott, Bessie Gilreath and Bonnie Payne; brothers: Willie “Bill” Payne, J.P. Payne, and Hobert L. Payne. and the late.  Many other relatives and friends also survive.

            She is survived by the following family members: daughter, Shirley G. Groves, of Douglasville, GA; son, Charles Paul Garner, of Woodstock, GA; sister and her husband, Nora and Joe Evans, of Douglasville; sister, Martha Hawkins, of Auburn, GA; sister, Mary Hensley, of Blairsville; and sister and husband, Grapelle and Eugene Rich, of Blairsville; grandchildren: James E. Groves, Jr., of Douglasville; Charles Jory Garner, of Connecticutt (sic); Jennifer Lea Hyndman, of Maine; Millissa Janene Garner, Millinda Renee Glover, and Jason Eric Groves.  Many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held Friday, January 21, 2011, at 11 a.m., at the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, with Rev. Ray Potts officiating.  Special music was presented by The Kelley Trio.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Jamey Groves, Gary Payne, Billy Payne, Jory Garner, Perry Evans, and Eddie Rich.  Serving as honorary escort to the family was: Jason Groves, Glenn Payne, Jerry Payne.  Burial was in Mt. Pleasant #1 Baptist church Cemetery.

            Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Pleasant #1 Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Doug Hughes, 145 Willie Circle, Blairsville, GA 30512.

Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.  Please send condolences and share fond memories with the family www.cochranfuneralhomes.com


Bertha Lee Payne Garner


BERTHA LEE PAYNE GARNER
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January 26, 2011                                   Page 15A

 

martha june thrasher carr

 

Mrs. Martha June Thrasher Carr age 94 of Baisto Lane, Blairsville formerly of Houston, TX, passed away on Saturday January 22, 2011 in the Union County Nursing Home following an extended illness.  Mrs. Carr was born on June 14, 1916 in Bloomington, IL, the daughter of the late William H. Thrasher and the late Pearl Summitt Thrasher.  Martha graduated from the Indiana University with a degree of Bachelor of Science.  Over the years she volunteered with the Red Cross in Ft. Wayne, IN and had volunteered with Hospice in Houston, TX with over fifteen hundred hours of service.  She had received several awards and recognitions for her many hours of volunteer work. Martha was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Allen Carr in 1985 and by a daughter, Susan Carr Helpap in 2006 and by three brothers, Bob, Winifred and Woodrow, six sisters; Peggy, Mary, Irene, Betty, Gladys and Wilma.  Mrs. Carr was a member of Chapelwood United Methodist Church in Houston.

Surviving Mrs. Carr are one son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Linda Carr of Blairsville, one daughter, Julia Kuppenheimer of Blairsville, nine grandchildren, Gregg and Stephan Kuppenheimer, Allyn Olson, Beth Piper, Jennifer Torluemke, Natalie Staley, Henry (Hank) Carr, Kristen Zajicek and Manisha Yeagar, fourteen great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday February 12, 2011 in Houston, TX with interment following in the Memorial Oaks Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to United Hospice or the American Cancer Society in memory of Mrs. Carr.

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


Martha June Thrasher Carr


MARTHA JUNE THRASHER CARR
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January 26, 2011                                   Page 15A

 

martha mae paterson

 

Mrs. Martha Mae Paterson age 82 of Trackrock Branch Rd., Blairsville passed away on Monday January 17, 2011 in the Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega following an extended illness.  Mrs. Paterson was born on May 29, 1928 in Polk County, FL, the daughter of the late Marcus Duke and the late Margrete Carpenter Duke.  She was a graduate of Florida Southern College and had taught school with the Orange County School System for over forty years.  She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  Mrs. Paterson was a member of Trackrock Baptist Church.

Surviving Mrs. Paterson are one son, Judson L. Paterson of Blairsville, three grandchildren, Daniel Lee, Marcus and Matthew Paterson, many other relatives and friends also survive.

No services are planned at this time.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to Trackrock Baptist Church in memory of Mrs. Paterson.

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


Martha Mae Paterson


MARTHA MAE PATERSON
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January 26, 2011                                   Page 15A

 

robert eugene vanderlike

 

Mr. Robert Eugene Vanderlike age 82 of Havenwood Rd., Blairsville passed away on Tuesday January 18, 2011 at his home following an extended illness.  Mr. Vanderlike was born on September 14, 1928 in Rochester, NY, the son the late Peter Vanderlike and the late Violet Griffin Vanderlike.  He retired from the US Army as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1972.  He served in WWII, Korean and the Vietnam Wars.  He was a loving and caring husband.  He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Douglas.  Mr. Vanderlike was a member of the Mountain Presbyterian Church.

            Surviving Mr. Vanderlike are his loving wife of eleven years, Betty Sutherland Vanderlike of Blairsville, two sons, David Vanderlike of Pensicola, (sic) FL., Robert N. Vanderlike of Ocala, FL., one daughter, Cynthia Vanderlike of Tampa, FL., five grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Interment and graveside services will be held on Friday January 28, 2011 at 1 p.m. from the Georgia National Cemetery with military honors provided by the US Army. A memorial service will follow at a later date from the Mountain Presbyterian Church with Rev. Travis Adams officiating.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the Mountain Presbyterian Church in memory of Mr. Vanderlike.

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


Robert Eugene Vanderlike


ROBERT EUGENE VANDERLIKE
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January 26, 2011                                   Page 15A

 

maxine minter settegast

 

Mrs. Maxine Minter Settegast age 88 of Cozy Cove Rd,. Blairsville passed away on Friday January 14, 2011 in the Union General Hospital following a brief illness.  Mrs. Settegast was born on March 16, 1922 in Gilmer, TX, the daughter of the late Newman Minter and the late Myrtle Alford Minter.  She retired in 1996 from the University of Washington Hospital with over thirty-nine years of service.  Maxine loved to read, listen to music, dancing and she was a roller skater until she was in her sixties.  She was an artist at heart.  She did fine art and did restoration for the museum of fine arts in Houston and also for private collectors.  She was preceded in death by her husband, William J. Settegast in 1997 and a brother, William Lathan Minter.  Mrs. Settegast was of the Non Denominational faith.

Surviving Mrs. Settegast are two daughters, Coranelle Horn and Lorin Zimmerman both of Blairsville, two grandchildren, Lara Michelle Lambert and Ashley Lynn Lawrence, one great grandchild, Maddison A. Lawrence, many other relatives and friends also survive.

The family will receive friends at the residence at a later date.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to a favorite charity of your choice in memory of Mrs. Settegast.

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


Maxine Minter Settegast


MAXINE MINTER SETTEGAST
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marilyn coleen white

 

Mrs. Marilyn Coleen White age 78 of Anvil Court, Blairsville passed away on Monday January 17, 2011 at her home following an extended illness.  Mrs. White was born on October 22, 1932 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of the late Thomas Parker and the late Marie Buckley Parker.   Marilyn was a Master Teacher with the Melrose Park District 89 School System for over thirty-two years.  She was a great teacher who loved children and loved her profession.  She loved animals.  Marilyn was a loving wife, mother ,grandmother and great grandmother.  Mrs. White was a member of the St. Andrews Catholic Church in Cape Coral, FL.

Surviving Mrs. White are her loving husband of fifty-three years, Thomas White of Blairsville, three sons and daughter-in-laws, Thomas J. and Karen White of Tampa, FL, Richard and Susie (Barnes) White of Blairsville, John and Theresa White of Blairsville, seven grandchildren, Daniel, Kerri, Johnny, Heather, Meghan, Jessica and Aimee, one great grandchild, Abigail, many other relatives and friends also survive.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Chicago, IL.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Mrs. White’s memory.

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


Marilyn Coleen White

MARILYN COLEEN WHITE
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January 26, 2011                                   Page 15A

 

mary spencer anderson

 

Mrs. Mary Spencer Anderson age 98 of Copperhead Rd., Blairsville formerly of Chicago, IL, passed away on Tuesday January 18, 2011 at her home following an extended illness.  Mrs. Anderson was born on September 24, 1912 in Pratt County, KS, the daughter of the late J. Oliver Spencer and the late Daisy Dean Bruce Spencer.  Mary was an active volunteer for her church, Misericordia (a home for handicapped children), Literacy Chicago, a women’s shelter in Chicago and taught homemaking skills to single mothers in the Robert Taylor Homes located in the inner city.  She also dispersed second hand clothing for needy children after cleaning and mending them.  In Union County she was a SAFE volunteer who sewed bags for ladies entering the program.  Mrs. Anderson worked as a legal secretary for most of her adult life.  She was preceded in death by her husband, James Anderson in 1974 and by one sister, Sarah Seery and by three brothers, Eugene, Donald and Robert Spencer.  Mrs. Anderson was a member of the Pilgrim Faith United Church of Christ in Oak Lawn, IL.

Surviving Mrs. Anderson are one daughter and son-in-law, Judith and William McKellips of Blairsville, one sister and brother-in- law, Virginia and Charles Rumplik of Young Harris, three grandchildren, John Kevin Mohan (Anne), Dr. Jacqueline Mohan (Paul Frankson), and Elizabeth Lindsey (Michael), eight great grandchildren, James, Elizabeth, Christina and Spencer Mohan; Jonathan, Julia, Danielle, and Michael Lindsey, one special friend, Opal Collins, and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday January 30, 2011 at 4 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Steve Midkiff officiating.  Interment will follow in the Cedar Park Cemetery in Chicago, IL.  The family will receive friends following the services.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to SAFE, PO Box 11 Blairsville, GA 30514 or Misericordia Home,6300 N. Ridge, Chicago, IL 60660.

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


Mary Spencer Anderson


MARY SPENCER ANDERSON
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January 26, 2011                                   Page 15A

 

alwaine b. totherow

 

Mrs. Alwaine B. Totherow age 77 of Nottely Shores, Blairsville passed away on Monday January 17, 2011 in the Heritage Health Care in Blue Ridge following an extended illness.  Mrs. Totherow was born on April 3, 1933 in Union County, the daughter of the late Edley Burnette and the late Alvie Mahaffey Burnette.  She was a loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother.  She was preceded in death by two brothers, Eugene and Gerald Burnette, two sisters, Norma Jean George and Brenda Sosebee.  Mrs. Totherow was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church.  

Surviving Mrs. Totherow are her loving husband, Lawrence Totherow of Blairsville, one daughter and son-in-law, Gail and Joe Sciota of Suwanee, GA, one son, Edward Hutson Jr. of Lawrenceville, five brothers and sisters-in-law, Thomas and Peggy Burnette of Blairsville, Franklin and Carneal Burnette of Buford, GA, Richard and Barbara Burnette of Blairsville, Junior and Brenda Burnette of Blairsville, David and Mary Burnette of Blairsville, Wanda Burnette of Blairsville, two sisters and three brothers-in-law, Wanda Brophy of Jefferson, GA, Bonnie and Wayne Dills of Lawrenceville, Randy Sosebee of Blairsville, Edward George of Stone Mountain, three grandchildren, Christine and Ashley Sciota and Thomas Daniel Hutson, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Thursday January 20, 2011 at 11 a.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Chad Underwood, Rev. Tommy Young and Rev. Hubert Legg officiating.  Special Music was presented by Becky Rogers and Dana Nelson. The following gentleman served as pallbearers, Randy Sosebee, Bill, Robert and George Burnette, Justin Cook and Wayne Dills Jr.  Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Thomas Daniel Hutson, Christine and Ashley Sciota.  Interment followed in the Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Wednesday 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


Alwaine B. Totherow


ALWAINE B. TOTHEROW
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