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The North Georgia News

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January 28, 1998           Page 7B

 

mrs. terry waylett

 

            Mrs. Terry Waylett, age 82, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, January 12, 1998.

            Mrs. Waylett was born in New York County, New York on September 7, 1915, a daughter of the late Frank Vanderheyden and Susan Matilda Schwitzer Vanderheyden.  She had lived in this area since 1996, coming here from Pineville, North Carolina.  Mrs. Waylett was a member of First United Methodist Church of Union County.  She was preceded in death by a son, Paul Douglas Waylett.

            Surviving are her husband, Edward “Ted” Arthur Waylett of Blairsville; a son, Skip and daughter-in-law, Marylee Waylett of Blairsville; a brother, Frank Vanderheyden of Falls Church, Virginia; nine grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Memorials services will be held at a later date.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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January 28, 1998           Page 7B

 

mrs. elva louise phillips

 

            Mrs. Elva Louise Phillips, age 74, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, January 12, 1998.

            Mrs. Phillips was born in Penobscot County, Maine, on December 18, 1923, a daughter of the late John Farquar and Louise Mitchell Farquar.  She was a veteran of the US Navy, and served during World War II, and was stationed in Washington, DC.  She had lived in the Blairsville area for the past sixteen years, coming here from Davie, Florida.  Mrs. Phillips was a member of the American Legion, Blairsville Post #121.  She was the widow of the late Charles W. Phillips, who passed away in 1996.

            Surviving are a son, Charles P. Phillips, of Redondo Beach, California; and son, John Phillips, of Blairsville; Grandchildren, Donald and Jennifer Phillips; Great Grandchildren: Kevin, Christopher, and Brianna Phillips also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 14, 1998, at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home in Blairsville with Reverend Carter Maddox officiating.  The following persons served as pallbearers: Tom Berry, Cathy Flood, Bill Curlee, Ken Mountz, Hank Hall, and Joe Dyer.  Interment was in Choestoe Baptist Cemetery.  Members of the North Georgia Honor Guard presented military honors and served as honorary escort to the family.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, Georgia in charge of arrangements. 


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January 28, 1998           Page 7B

 

mr. floyd ray joyce

 

            Mr. Floyd Ray Joyce, age 65, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, January 16, 1998 in Union General Hospital.

            Mr. Joyce was born in Gilmer County, Georgia, on April 9, 1932.  He had lived in this area for most of his life.  Mr. Joyce had been preceded in death by his father, Flyze Joyce.

            Surviving are his mother, Ovie Patterson, of Blairsville, and sister Ellen Deyton of Dahlonega.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, January 18, 1998 at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Mark Towery, Jr. officiating.  Special music was presented by Ken and Elaine Young.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Andy Stephens, Andretti Stephens, Randolph Jones, Blake Jones, Charles Brackett, and Josh Bingham.  Interment was in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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January 28, 1998           Page 7B

 

mr. odie garrison

 

            Mr. Odie Garrison, age 92, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, January 22, 1998 in Blairsville.

            Mr. Garrison was born October 19, 1905 in Prince William County, Virginia, a son of the Clinton and Mattie Garrison.  He was a retired research engineer with Gulf Oil Company.  Mr. Garrison had lived in the Blairsville area for the past 6 months, but had lived in Georgia for seventeen years.  He moved to Blairsville from Smyrna, Georgia.  Mr. Garrison was a member of King Spring Baptist Church in Smyrna.

            Surviving are his wife, Helen, of Blairsville; and daughter, Susan Reuss of Washington, D.C.; one grandchild, and four great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 27, 1998 in Pennsylvania, with interment in Jefferson Memorial Cemetery in Pittsburgh, PA.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of local arrangements.  With arrangements in Pittsburgh handled by Wm. Slater and Sons Funeral Service. 


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January 28, 1998           Page 7B

 

mr. loy william akins

 

            Mr. Loy William Akins, age 86, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, January 22, 1998.

            Mr. Akins was born in Union County, Georgia on April 15, 1911 a son of the late Homer H. Akins and Callie Jackson Akins.  He was a retired farmer and a lifelong resident of this area.

            Surviving are his wife, Rowena Addington Akins of Blairsville; daughter, Frances Akins Dickey, of Chamblee, GA.; daughter, Betty jean Akins Austin, of Douglasville, GA.; and son, Michael J. Akins of Blairsville; sisters, Leslie Akins Turpin, of Franklin, N.C.; and Audrey Akins Moore of Chicago, Illinois; grandchildren, Scott Dickey, Ken Dickey, Regina Jordan, Michael Sam Akins, and Belinda Akins; great grandson, Stephen Drake Jordan; and a host of relatives and nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, January 25, 1998 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with rev. Stacy Dyer and Rev. Kenny Beaver officiating.  Special music was presented by The Kelley Trio.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Edward Crump, Rufus Everett, Michael Sam Akins, John Nix, Harold Crump, and Johnny Hamby.  The following gentlemen served as honorary escort to the family; Hoyt Hamby, Ernest England, Joffre Crawford, and Frank Stephens.  Interment was in Harmony grove Baptist Church Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials in memory of Loy Akins be made to Hand in Hand Hospice, P.O. Box 70, Hiawassee, GA. 30546.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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January 28, 1998           Page 7B

 

earl everett

 

            Earl Everett, 79, of 278 Old Calhoun Road, Shannon, died Saturday afternoon, November 8, 1997, at his residence following a lengthy illness.

            Everett was born in Union County, Georgia, November 9, 1917, son of the late William Thomas Everett and Fannie Belle Shope Everett.  He had owned and operated Everett General merchandise Store in Shannon for 45 years and had worked for the Floyd County Board of Education for several years.

            He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and was a veteran of World War II, having served with the U.S. Army Infantry in the South Pacific.  He was a member of Shannon Masonic Lodge No. 100, where he had received his 50-year pin in 1990, a member of Shanklin-Attaway American Legion Post No. 5 in Rome and a member of Rome Veterans of Foreign Wars.

            He was preceded in death by two brothers, Urial and Arnold Everett.

            Survivors include his wife, Marie Muse Everett of Shannon, to whom he was married September 4, 1948; a son and daughter in law, Earl Everett Jr. and Donna Everett of Huntsville, Alabama; two grandchildren, Shannon and David Everett, both of Huntsville, Alabama; two sisters, Pauline Taylor of Kingston and Mac Colston of Cedartown; and nieces and nephews.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Barton Funeral Home with the rev. Hoyt Coker officiating.  Interment was in Eastview Cemetery, Adairsville, with Masonic rites.

            Pallbearers were Bill Everett, Douglas Everett, W.O. Lawrence, Alton Westbrooks, Jerry Cargle and Richard Nelson.

            R. Dudley Barton and Son Funeral Home, Adairsville, were in charge of arrangements. 


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January 28, 1998           Page 7B

 

mrs. mildred nell ambrose

 

            Mrs. Mildred Nell Ambrose, age 83, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, January 22, 1998.

Mrs. Ambrose was born in Twigs County, Georgia on May 22, 1914, a daughter of the late Robert P. Sapp and Eva Mae Sanders Sapp.  She was a retired bookkeeper.  Mrs. Ambrose spent most of hr life in Shreveport, Louisiana, and moved to Union County in 1990.  She was a resident of Branan Lodge where she was a very active participant in the activities there.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Union County.

            Surviving are daughters, Millicent Ruth Ford, of Prattsville, Arkansas, Carole Dale Thompson of Blairsville, GA.; sister, Isobel Wilson of Riesel, TX.; and brothers, Robert Sapp of Silver Springs, Maryland and William E. Sapp, of Hosston, LA.; five grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Memorial services were held Sunday, January 25, 1998 at 3 p.m. from Branan Lodge with Rev. Tom Barney and Rev. Patty Ryle Clay officiating, and a special tribute by Dr. Mary Beth Wiles.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to the church or charity of your choice, Hand in Hand Hospice, or to Branan Lodge chapel Fund or Library Fund.    

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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January 28, 1998           Page 7B

 

mr. stanford allen

 

            Mr. Stanford Allen, age 88, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, January 25, 1998.

            Mr. Allen was born September 22, 1909 in Cherokee County, North Carolina, a son of the late W.W. Allen and Sarah Hampton Allen.  He had been living in this area for twenty years, and attended The Blairsville Church of God.

            Surviving are his daughter, Helen Davis, of Blairsville; son, Lloyd Allen, of Blairsville; and daughter, Linda Dunn of Ellijay; sister, Carrie Kilby of Dalton; brother, Ed Allen of Dalton; sister, Etta Todd of Dalton; and brother, Clyde Allen, of Michigan; eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Monday, January 26, 1998 at 2 p.m. from The Blairsville Church of God with Rev. Kenneth Maloney officiating.  Special music was presented by The Blairsville Church of God Quartet.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Ronnie Davis, David Davis, Bill Butts, Travis Butts, Jason hall (sic), and David Stiles.  Interment was in Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.