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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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February 4, 1998           Page 4B

 

mrs. selma vee honaker

 

            Mrs. Selma Vee Honaker, age 80, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, January 27, 1998.

            Mrs. Honaker was born in Randolph County, North Carolina, on March 23, 1917, a daughter of the late John Hayes and Martha Jane McDaniel Hays.  She moved to
Blairsville in 1958, form Asheville, North Carolina.  Mrs. Honaker was a member of Liberty Hill Methodist Church.

            Surviving are her husband, Ernie Honaker, of Blairsville; son, Tom Honaker, of Blairsville; son, and daughter in law, Rev. Bill and his wife Bobbie Honaker, of Blairsville; and daughter, Rev. Martha Anne Honaker, of Fayetteville, North Carolina; grandchildren, Yvette Honaker of Goodletsville, TN; Michelle Honaker, Clayton; Chuck Honaker, Sherry Fields, and Bretta Lynn Ogburn, all of Blairsville; nine great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Friday, January 30, 1998 at 11 a.m. from The House of Prayer Church with Rev. Charles Black and Rev. Jerry Helton officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:   Bill Dyer, Jim Smith, Merle White, Cliff Goewey, David Nevers, and Earl Johnson.  Flowers were accepted, however, if you wish, memorials may be made to The American Lung Association.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, Georgia in charge of arrangements


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February 4, 1998           Page 4B

 

victoria a. schmitz

 

            Victoria “Vickie” Atonio Schmitz, 70, Bradenton, FL and Blairsville, GA. died January 21, 1998.

            She was born March 4, 1927 in Gowanda, NY, and was a retired cafeteria worker at Bayshore Elementary School.  She was a former Girl Scout assistant leader and member of manatee Trail Dusters Saddle Club, Sacred heart Catholic Church, St. Francis of Assisi Church and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7807 Auxiliary.

            Survivors include her husband, Raymond, J.; three daughters, Sharon A. Schmitz, Carol M. Mosley and Karen Crawford, and a son, Dale P., all of Bradenton; two sisters, Josephine Merrill and Mary Larsen, and two brothers, Stanley and Adam Raiport, all of Gowanda; and six grandchildren.

            Services were held January 23 at the Skyway memorial Gardens chapel.  A Mass will be said later at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Southwest Florida, 3355 25th St. W., Bradenton, FL 34205, or to Manatee ARC, P. O. Box 631, Ellenton, FL 34222.     


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February 4, 1998           Page 4B

 

mr. billy joe hedden

 

            Mr. Billy Joe Hedden, 53, of Brooks Court, Dallas, died Thursday, January 29, 1998.  Mr. Hedden was born August 18, 1944 in Union County, a son of Joseph Ray Hedden and Fannie Mae Dyer Hedden.

            He was of the Baptist faith and a service station operator.

            Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Jodi and Jeff Shelnutt, of Sharpsburg, GA; a son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Terri Hedden, of Dallas; his parents, Ray and Fannie Hedden, and three brothers, Donald R. Hedden, of Cartersville, Terry Hedden, of Marietta, and Michael Hedden, Kennesaw. 

            Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 31, 1998, from the Sunset Memory Gardens, with Kenny Jacobs officiating.  Pallbearers were Jeff Shelnutt, Ricky Brooks, Harold Brooks, Alfred Hall, Russ Hedden, and mark Branham.

            Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, GA. in charge of the arrangements.

 


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February 4, 1998           Page 4B

 

mrs. caroline roth rogers

 

            Mrs. Caroline Roth Rogers, age 72, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, January 22, 1998.

Mrs. Rogers was born in Shawno County, Wisconsin, on December 10, 1925, a daughter of the late John Roth and Lottie Harke Roth.  She was the widow of the late William “Jack” Rogers, who passed away in 1987.   Mrs. Rogers had been living in Blairsville for the past twenty eight years, coming here for Detroit, Michigan.  Mrs. Rogers was raised in Skanee, Michigan, and she moved to Detroit when she was twenty years old.  There she met her future husband, Jack, and then returned to union County in 1970.

            Surviving are son, Leo John Roth, Sr., of Neenah, Wisconsin; daughter, Rosalie Funke, of L’anse, Michigan; son, Tommy Rogers of Blairsville; and step daughter, Donna Baggett, of Tampa, Florida; brother, Frank Roth of Skanee, Michigan; sisters: Angeline Roth Markovich, of L’anse, Michigan; and Arlene Roth Patterson, of Skanee, Michigan; 7 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren also survive, along with several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 28, 1998 at 2 p.m. from Confidence Methodist Church, with Rev. Brent Chatham and Rev. John Strickland officiating.  Special music was presented by The Liberty Singers.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Larry Tankersley, John Pierce, Marty Payne, Bill bracken, Hugh Rogers, and Danny Burnette.  The following gentlemen served as honorary escort to the family: Wally Bracken, Harold Payne, Tom Dowdy, Gary Ledford, Marty Ledford, William Young and Jeff Edge.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA in charge of arrangements


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February 4, 1998           Page 4B

 

mrs. viola berrong beall

 

            Mrs. Viola Berrong Beall, age 86, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Monday, January 26, 1998 at her home.

            Mrs. Beall was born April 17, 1911 in Union County, Georgia, a daughter of the late Fielding Pope Berrong and Ulma Waldroop Berrong.  She was a member of Shady Grove Methodist Church.   Mrs. Beall was retired as a buyer from Hirsch’s men’s Clothing Stores, after 45 years of service.  She had been preceded in death by a grandson, Michael Scott, in 1991.

            Surviving are her daughter, Gloria Scott, and her son-in-law, James Scott, both of Blairsville; sisters, Mary K. Vernoy and Nell B. Turner, both of Blairsville, two grandchildren, Steve Scott and David Scott; four great grandchildren, Jill Scott, Jordan Scott, Stephanie Scott, and Michelle Scott also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 28, 1998 at 12 noon from Shady Grove Methodist church with Rev. Dean Head officiating.  Special music was presented by Carey Waldroop and Daphne Barber.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Steve Scott, David Scott, Lynn Davis, Richard Hendrix, Sid Turner and Wendell Turner.  Interment was in Shady Grove Methodist Church Cemetery.

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