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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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February 3, 2010                       Page 15A

 

minnie b. beaver

 

            Minnie B. beaver, age 75, of Ravenna, OH, died Monday, January 25, 2010.  She was born October 25, 1934 in Blairsville, GA, to the late Henry and Bertha (Weaver) Beaver.  A Portage County, OH, resident since 1976, she retired as an Inspector for I.E.R. Industries. 

Survivors include her daughters Debra (Mark) Yager of Ravenna, OH and Erma (Mike) Hupp of Broadview Hgts., OH, 5 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 2 sisters and 3 brothers.  She was preceded in death by 3 sisters, 3 brothers and her fiancée Lee Parker.

            Graveside services were held on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at Maple Grove Cemetery in Ravenna.  In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to the Portage County APL, PO Box 927, Ravenna, OH  44266.

            Arrangements are being handled by Shorts-Spicer-Crislip Funeral Home Ravenna Chapel.   

                       

 

             


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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February 3, 2010                       Page 15A

 

william (e.j.) collins

 

            Mr. William (E.J.) Collins age 82 of Blairsville passed away on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010 in the St. Josephs Hospital in Atlanta following an extended illness.  E.J. was born on July 19, 1927 in Union County to the late Arthur Collins and the late Naomi Collins.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  He farmed and made sorghum syrup for over 40 years.  He was a member of Old Liberty Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by an infant son, John Lee Collins.   

            Surviving Mr. Collins are his loving wife of sixty years, Lucille King Collins of Blairsville, daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Jerry Guyton, son and daughter-in-law, Don and Marie Collins, daughter, Nancy Hooker, son and daughter-in-law, Harold and Janie Collins, son and daughter-in-law, Freddie and Julie Collins, son and daughter-in-law, Toby and Angie Collins, son, Jason Collins, sisters Lois Plott and Lavada Burkhalter, brothers and sisters-in-laws, Farris and Ruby Collins and Garnett and Charlotte Collins, seven grandchildren, five great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Monday, Feb. 1, 2010 at 3 p.m. from the Old Liberty Baptist Church with the Rev. Claude Thomas and Rev. Harley Hunter officiating.  Special music was presented by the Old Liberty Baptist Church and the TrackRock (sic) Baptist Church Choirs.  The body lay in state at the church from 2:30-3 p.m.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Calvin Collins, Shane Guyton, Aubrey Dyer, Julius Collins, Jimmy Spiva and Ray Seabolt.  Interment followed in the church cemetery with the North GA. Honor Guard conducting military honors.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Sunday evening after 6 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.


William Collins

WILLIAM COLLINS.
Courtesy of Mountain View Funeral Home


                       


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horace norman bachelor

 

            Mr. Horace Norman Bachelor age 82 of Coyote Ridge, Blairsville passed away on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 in the Union County Nursing Home following an extended illness.  Mr. Bachelor was born on Jan. 7, 1928 in Atlanta, GA, the son of the late Irvin Howard Bachelor and the late Fannie Mae Raines Bachelor.  He was a veteran of the US Navy of WWII.  He retired from the US Postal Service with over thirty-four years of service.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn Summerour Bachelor in 2009, one brother, Weyman Bachelor 1996.  Mr. Bachelor was a member of Shining Light Baptist Church. 

            Surviving Mr. Bachelor are one son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Susan Bachelor of Blairsville, two daughters, Yvonne Kennemore of Cumming, GA, Gayle Bachelor of Blairsville, two brothers and one sister-in-law, Howard and Sarah Bachelor of McDonough, GA, Alan Bachelor of Forest Park, one sister, Frances Duvall of Stone Mtn., eight grandchildren, Kyle, Jennifer, Bryan, Joshua, Zach, Jade, Reagan and Thackery, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Monday, Feb. 1, 2010 at 12 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Tim Mason and Rev. Ric Hurd officiating.  Special music was presented by George and Jacqie Shangle, Sammy Nichols and the Shining Light Quartet.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Pete Victor, Richard Fairburn, Steve Keen, Arnold Butts, Larry Kolb and George Bumpus.  The following gentlemen served as honorary pallbearers, Jim Pruitt, Larry Mandigo and Ed Bolle.  Interment followed in the Coosa Methodist Church Cemetery with the North GA. Honor Guard conducing military honors.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Monday from 10-12 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.


Horace Norman Bachelor

HORACE NORMAN BACHELOR
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john “jack” kemper tucker

 

            John “Jack” Kemper Tucker, age 82, of Longwood, FL, formerly of Blairsville, GA, passed away Monday, January 25, 2010 at Select Specialty Hospital in Edgewood, FL.  Jack was born on Thursday, December 22, 1927 in Richmond, VA, to the late Richard and Ada Mae Tucker.  He was a member of Markham Woods Presbyterian Church, Lake Mary, FL, and was a former member of the First United Methodist Church of Union County in Blairsville.  Jack was former co-owner of Tuckers Family Restaurant, and a US Army-Air Force Veteran and was preceded in death son (sic), Kevin Tucker. 

Survivors include: wife, Pat Tucker of the home; daughter & son-in-law, Nancy & Kevin McCarthy of Longwood, FL; son & daughter-in-law, Shawn & Cindy Tucker of Apopka, FL; daughter & son-in-law, Tammy & Joel Palmer of Blairsville; grandchildren, Daniel and wife Alison Lopez, Candace Lopez, Shauna Tucker, Ryan and wife Megan Tucker, Christopher Tucker and David McCarthy, step-grandchildren, Jamie Hartzog and Kelly Perry, great grandchildren, Jacob Duckett, Kendall Tucker and Hudson Tucker; step-great grandchildren, Justin Hartzog and Guy Perry.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, January 30, 2010 at 1 PM from the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Travis Adams and Rev. Eddie Herring officiating.  Music was provided by Chris Tucker and David McCarthy.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:   Logan Dyer, Reid Dyer, Presley Rich, Bob Head, Jimmy Tallent and Phil Gilstrap.  Burial was in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery.  Military honors were conducted by the North Georgia Honor Guard.  The family received friends at the Cochran Funeral Home on Saturday, January 30 from 11 Am until 1 PM.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to: Markham Wood Presbyterian Church, 5210 Markham Woods Road, Lake Mary, Florida, 32746 or First United Methodist Church of Union County, 859 Hwy. 515, Blairsville, GA 30512.         

            Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home and Crematory of Blairsville.