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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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February 9, 2011                                   Page 15A

 

rev. everett garfield payne

 

Rev. Everett Garfield Payne, age 82, of Rex Payne Rd., Blairsville, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011 at his home following an extended illness.  Mr. Payne was born on May 16, 1928 in Union County, the son of the late William Payne and the late Laura Cook Payne.  He was a native and lifelong resident Union County and had been a Minister for over fifty years.  He always had a strong faith in God and his family.  Everett was a compassionate and loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend.  He was preceded in death by two sons, Troy Payne in 1961 and William Buck Payne on Jan. 31, 2011, seven brothers, Charles, James, Grady, Herbert, Leonard, Arvil and Willard, two sisters, Lillie Franklin and Stella Dyer.  Rev. Payne was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

Surviving Rev. Payne are his loving wife, Patsy Payne of Blairsville, one son, John Payne of Blairsville, five daughters and one son-in-law, Betty and Frank Gray of Blue Ridge, Bonnie Payne of Winter Haven, FL, Mary Payne of Ellijay, Janie Rogers of Jasper, TN, Sarah Payne of Jasper, GA, one daughter-in-law, Danna Payne of Hiawassee, two sisters, Myrtle Cook of Blairsville, Vesta Stroup of Blairsville, one brother, Luther Payne of Blairsville, thirteen grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday Feb. 8, 2011 at 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Dexter Dockery and Rev. Terrell Jones officiating. Special music was presented by Michelle Webb.  The following gentleman served as pallbearers, Frank Gray, Brandon Rogers, Stephen Kirtley, Matthew, Danny and Gary Payne.  Serving as honorary pallbearers were Aaron Payne, Bill Kirtley, Randy Rogers, Paul Tanner and Travis Sanders.  Interment followed in the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6-9pm.

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


Everett Garfield Payne


EVERETT GARFIELD PAYNE
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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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February 9, 2011                                   Page 15A

 

joann freeman

 

Mrs. Joann Freeman, age 73 of Long Ridge Rd., Blairsville passed away on Friday February 4, 2011 at the Union General Hospital following an extended illness.  Joann was born in Hiawassee, GA on April 2, 1937, the daughter of the late Fred Burch and the late Martha Anderson.  She was a loving mother, sister and grandmother.  Joann had a wonderful love for her grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them.  She was a member of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Russellville, AR.  Mrs. Freeman is preceded in death by her husband Luther Freeman, her brother Ralph Burch and stepchildren David Freeman and Herbert Lee Freeman.

Surviving Mrs. Freeman are a daughter and son-in- law Diane and William Smith of Hiawassee, two sisters and brothers-in- law Geneva and Harley Hunter of Hiawassee and Noble and Dwight Dotson of Easly, SC, a brother and sister-in-law Buren and Judy Burch of Blairsville, a sister-in-law Louise Burch of Albany, an aunt Nora Mae Barrett of Clarksville, two grandchildren Chelsea Ann Victoria Smith and Kirsten Faith Smith and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held on Monday February 7, 2011 at 11 a.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Reverend Waymon Lovell officiating.  Interment followed at the Burch Cemetery.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Stanley Hunter, Randy Hunter, Justin Mathis, Joseph Mathis, Josh Mathis and Randall Mathis.  The family met with friends on Sunday evening from 6-8 at the funeral home.

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


Joann Freeman


JOANN FREEMAN
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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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February 9, 2011                                   Page 15A

 

william “buck  howard payne

 

Mr. William "Buck" Howard Payne age 53 of Bug Scuffle Rd., Hiawassee formerly of Blairsville passed away on Monday Jan. 31, 2011 following a brief illness.  Mr. Payne was born on March 25, 1957 in Union County, the son of Everett G. and Patsy Payne.  He was a veteran of the US Army.  Buck was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle and cousin.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Troy Payne in 1961.  Mr. Payne was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

Surviving Mr. Payne are his loving wife of twenty-nine years, Danna Payne of Hiawassee, father and mother, Everett and Patsy Payne of Blairsville, three children, Carol Payne and her fiancé, Willie Joe Gibson, Emily Payne and Aaron Payne all of Hiawassee, one brother, John Payne of Blairsville, five sisters and one brother-in-law, Betty and Frank Gray of Blue Ridge, Bonnie Payne of Winter Haven, FL, Mary Payne of Ellijay, Janie Rogers of Jasper, TN, Sarah Payne of Jasper, GA, several nieces, nephews, cousins, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Thursday Feb. 3, 2011 at 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Dexter Dockery officiating.  Special music was presented by Michelle Webb.  The following gentleman served as pallbearers, Jonathan, Steven and Matthew Payne, Houston Dayton, Derek and Nick Welch.  Interment followed in the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery with the North Georgia Honor Guard conducting military honors.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Thursday 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


William Howard Payne


WILLIAM HOWARD PAYNE
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jewel alma jones

 

Mrs. Jewel Alma Jones age 93 of Blairsville formerly of Lavonia, GA passed away on Thursday Feb. 3, 2011 at the home of her daughter following an extended illness. Mrs. Jones was born on Dec. 8, 1917 in Glenwood, GA, the daughter of the late Eddie T. Sears and the late Velma L. Joiner Sears.  Mrs. Jones enjoyed gardening, cooking and sewing.  She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Augustus R. Jones in 2002, also by four brothers, Slaton, Troy, James and Manuel Sears and by one sister, Elouise Sears.  Mrs. Jones attended the Westside Baptist Church in Lavonia.

Surviving Mrs. Jones are one son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Chris Jones of Huntsville, AL, one daughter and son-in-law, Beth and George Cline of Blairsville, one brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Jimmie Lee Sears of Warner Robins, GA, five grandchildren, Nick Cline, Jason and Marie Cline, Jonathan Cline, Kelly Jones, Ashley and Braxton Jett, one great grandchild, Jacqueline Cline, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Graveside services were held on Saturday Feb. 5, 2011 at 2 p.m. from the City of Lavonia-Burgess Cemetery with the Rev. George Cline officiating.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to The Awana program at Antioch Baptist Church in Mrs. Jones memory.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 5-8 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


Jewel Alma Jones


JEWEL ALMA JONES
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February 9, 2011                                   Page 15A

 

mary k. segraves

 

Mrs. Mary K. Segraves, age 74, of Choestoe Valley Circle, Blairsville, passed away on Sunday Feb. 6, 2011 in the Union General Hospital following a brief illness.  Mrs. Segraves was born on July 2, 2011 (sic) in Redbank, TN, the daughter of the late Ansley Keels and the late Louise Thornton Keels.  Mary was a Registered Nurse before her retirement.  She enjoyed growing flowers and traveling with her husband.  She was a loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother.  Mrs. Segraves was a member of the First Baptist Church of Blairsville.

Surviving Mrs. Segraves are her loving husband of fifty-three years, William Segraves of Blairsville, two daughters and sons-in-law, Cindy and Bryan Smith of Loganville, GA, Anna and Roger Conlin of Haymarket, VA, two sons and daughters-in-law, Allen and Betsy Segraves of Farragut, TN, Ansley and Rhonda Segraves of Cumming, GA, one sister, Jane Brasovan of Woodsland, TX, six grandchildren, Benjamin, Paul and Julia Smith, Patrick, Quinn and Katie Segraves, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday Feb. 9, 2011 at 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with Dr. Fred Lodge officiating.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the Glenda Gooch House in memory of Mrs. Segraves.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 1-2 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


Mary K. Segraves


MARY K. SEGRAVES
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February 9, 2011                                   Page 15A

 

frances weintraub

 

Frances Weintraub passed peacefully on Wednesday evening, February 2nd, at home in the Appalachian Mountains with her loving family by her side.  Her Mother and Father, Nette and Phillip and her sister Evelyn preceded her in death.  Frances is survived by her loving husband of 65 years Roland, and eldest sister Libby, her sons Jack and Ronnie, daughter-in-laws Cheryl and Kim and loving granddaughter Amanda.

Fran was born in Maryland and moved to South Florida with her family as a child. She attended schools there and graduated from the University of Miami.  Fran was an art major and upon graduation continued college and received her teaching certificate.  She taught Government and Economics for over 30 years at Southwest Miami Senior High School.  Three times throughout her teaching career she was recognized as "Teacher Of The Year" for all of Miami-Dade County, Florida.  Fran was also the recipient of the prestigious Golden Apple Award in Florida.

After retirement she moved to north Florida and having missed teaching students, she began to fill in as a substitute teacher at Santa Fe High School as well as Santa Fe Community College.  She was loved by her students and contributed to this world and the lives she touched.  She will be remembered and missed by those who knew her.

            Funeral services were Monday, February 7th at 2 p.m. at the Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, Georgia.

Her family gives thanks to all the loving CNAs and staff at Union County Nursing Home.  In lieu of cards and flowers please send donations in her name to: Alzheimer's Association, Georgia Chapter, 1925 Century Blvd. Suite 10, Atlanta, GA 30345, www.alz.org

            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


Frances Weintraub


FRANCES WEINTRAUB
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