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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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February 7, 2007                        Page 4C

 

dela mae stephens

 

Mrs. Dela Mae Stephens, age 78, of Town Mtn. Rd. Blairsville, passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2007 in the Piedmont Hospital following a brief illness.  Mrs. Stephens was born on may 2, 1928 in Union County, the daughter of the late Elmer W. Rich and the late Delilah Rich Crump.  She was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  Dela enjoyed quilting and sewing in the winter and gardening and canning in the summer.  She was employed with the Dress Factory for over twenty-eight years.  She loved her family dearly and also loved her church, where she sang in the choir, had been a Sunday School Teacher, and was active in Bible School.  She was the longest active member (1942).  She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-nine years, Frank Stephens in 2001; brother, Vernon Rich and a sister, Lucille Hughes.  Mrs. Stephens was a member of the Harmony Grove Baptist Church.

Surviving Mrs. Stephens are two sons and daughters-in-law, Danny and Janet Stephens of Blairsville, Anthony and Mary Ann Stephens of Blairsville; four grandchildren, Robin, Curtis, Drake and Emma Stephens; many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Friday, February 2, 2007 at 2 p.m. from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Stacy Dyer and Rev. Harley Hunter officiating.  Special music was presented by the Kelley Trio.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Joey Morgan, Greg Stephens, Johnny and Darrell Stevens, Jerry Cheek and Doug Davenport. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Junior and Charles Duckworth, Farrell Penland and Scottie Jarrard.  Interment followed in the Harmon Grove Cemetery.

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.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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February 7, 2007                        Page 4C

 

hazel anderson

 

Mrs. Hazel Anderson, age 98, of Forest Circle, Blairsville passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2007 in the Union County Nursing Home following an extended illness.  Mrs. Anderson was born on February 21, 1908 in Carnot, WI, the daughter of the late Louis Hoppe and the late Alma Dahl Hoppe.  She was a graduate of the Bellin Hospital School of Nursing in 1927 and was employed with the Bellin memorial Hospital for several years.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Anderson in 1994.  Mrs. Anderson was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church in Green Bay, WI.

Surviving Mrs. Anderson are one son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Jane Anderson of Green Bay, WI; one daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Fred Cone of Blairsville; five grandchildren, Mark and Marji Anderson, Gretchen and Brad Huber, Amy Cone, Andy Cone and Jeff Cone; four great-grandchildren, Bart, Janna, Hart and Andy; many other relatives and friends also survive.

A memorial service and interment will be held at a later date from the Nicolet Memorial Gardens and will be announced.  In lieu of flowers, if you wish, the family requests that memorial may be made to your favorite charity in Mrs. Anderson’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.

 


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February 7, 2007                        Page 4C

 

LOIS ELAINE vanhooft

 

Mrs. Lois Elaine VanHooft, age 58, of Back to Nature Trail, Suches passed away on Monday, January 29, 2007 in Union General Hospital following an extended illness.  Mrs. VanHooft was born on may 24, 1948 in Geneva, NY, the daughter of the late Robert Vanhooft and the late Dorothy Cole VanHooft.  She was a loving friend, mother and aunt.  In her spare time she enjoyed puzzles, baking, bird watching and taking care of her family.  Mrs. VanHooft was of the Methodist faith.

Surviving Mrs. VanHooft are her loving husband Ron Kasserman of Suches; one daughter, Elaine VanHooft of Webster, NY; two brothers and one sister-in-law, George VanHooft, Roy and Janie VanHooft all of Boyanton Beach, FL; niece, April and Tony Rowland of Martin, GA; great-nieces and nephews, Christian, kale Roland; one grandson, Justin Brokaw; many other relatives and friends also survive.

A memorial service will be held at a later date and will be announced.  In lieu of flowers, if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the American Cancer society in Mrs. VanHooft’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.

 


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February 7, 2007                        Page 4C

 

flo nix turner

 

Mrs. Flo Nix Turner, age 94, of 714 Prospect Road, Rockmart, GA passed away Thursday, February 01, 207.  Mrs. Turner was born January 28, 1913 in Blairsville, GA; the daughter of the late John and Catherine Dyer Nix.  She was a homemaker and member of the Second BAPTIST Church of Rockmart.  Mrs. Turner was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Carlos C. Turner; two sons, Billy Turner and Jim turner; two grandchildren, Danny Morris and Shawn Kelley.

Survivors include three daughters and one son-in-law, Joann & Paul Wigley of Rockmart, Lorayne Morris of Dallas, and Wanda Kelley of Rockmart; one son,  Gerald Turner of Tallapoosa; 14 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services for Mrs. Turner were held at 11a.m. on Saturday, February 3rd in the Chapel of the Freeman Harris Funeral Home with Rev. David Warriner officiating.  Interment followed in the family lot of Rockmart Memorial Gardens.  The following served as pallbearers: Dave Turner, Chuck Turner, Clay Turner, Doug Morris, Scott Turner, and Robert Taff.  The family received friends at the funeral home on Friday evening between the hours of 6 and 8 p.m.

Freeman Harris Funeral Home is in charge of the funerals services for Mrs. Flo Nix Turner.