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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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February 11, 2009          Page 13A

 

bessie cornelia seabolt

 

            Mrs. Bessie Cornelia Seabolt age 96 of Seabolt Rd. Blairsville passed away on Friday, Feb. 6, 2009 in the Chatuge Regional Hospital following a brief illness.  Mrs. Seabolt was born on June 4, 1912 in Union County, the daughter of the late Arch Wimpey and the late Miranda Souther Wimpey.  She was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Comer Seabolt in 1988, also a brother, Everett Wimpey and two sisters, Frankie Lance and Ada Plott.  Mrs. Seabolt was a member of Old Liberty Baptist Church.   

            Surviving Mrs. Seabolt are one daughter and son-ion-law, Merlor and Crett Dyer of Blairsville, one son and daughter-in-law, J.D. and Ruby Seabolt of Blairsville, one brother and sister-in-law, A.J. and Alwayne Wimpey of Blairsville, four grandchildren, Karen and Harold Thompson, Bobby Seabolt, Carlton Seabolt, Kim and Gary Lochbaum, four great grandchildren, Alex, Christian, Adam and Nolan, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services wERE (sic) held on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009 at 2 PM from the Mountain View Chapel with the rev. Jerry Young officiating.  Special music was presented by Lewis and Olene Dyer.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, John Seabolt, Ray Seabolt, Benny Burnett, Kenny Dyer, Scott Dyer and Larry Dyer.  Interment followed in the Old Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Saturday evening from 6-9 PM.

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences online at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com.

                       


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samuel paul butt

 

            Mr. Samuel Paul Butt, age 85, of Sandy Springs, Georgia, formerly of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, February 5, 2009 at Altus House in Atlanta.  Mr. Butt was born Thursday, July 5, 1923 in Union County, Georgia, to the late Arnold Butt and the late Nell McGaha Butt.  Sam was a member of Zebulon Baptist church in Blairsville, and had been previously active in North Georgia Honor Guard.  Mr. Butt served in the U.S. Army during World War II, in the European Theatre, and was retired from Ford Motor Company.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Owenby Butt; and two sisters, Rudy Hyde and Juanita Kelley. 

            Surviving family members include daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy and Quinton Dyer, of Blairsville; son, Samuel Butt, Jr., of Atlanta; sisters: Lucille Jordan, Barbara Coker, Pauline Stephens, Louise Owenby, Claudine southern, all of Blairsville; and Betty Patterson, of Dalton, Georgia; Six (sic) grandchildren: Julianna Branham, Lisa Heppard, Lori Wynn, and Jason Wynn; and Micah and Alexia Butt; four great grandchildren: Olivia and Ava Heppard; and Makenna and Keegan Wynn; many nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, February 8, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. from Cochran Funeral Home – Blairsville Chapel, with the Rev. Wofford Kelley officiating.  Music was provided by Louise Owenby.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Sammy Butt, Ken Ensley, Roy Crooks, Richard Sendek, Gary Swinson, and Anthony Papa.  Interment followed in Union Memory Gardens Cemetery, with military honors presented by North Georgia Honor Guard. 

            The family received friends at the funeral home Saturday evening, February 7, from 6 until 9 p.m.

            In you wish, the family suggests that donations may be made to American Cancer Society, Union Unit, P.O. Box 2984, Blairsville, Georgia 30514.         

            Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home – Blairsville Chapel.  You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochrannfuneralhomes.com


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February 11, 2009          Page 13A

 

james c. “jimmy” duffey

 

            James C. “Jimmy” Duffey, age 64, of Blairsville, formerly of Lawrenceville, passed away Saturday, January 31, 2009. 

            Funeral services were held at 2 PM, Wednesday, February 4, 2009, in the Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home with Rev Norris Nash and Rev. Preston Moore officiating.  A devoted husband, proud father, doting grandfather and an avid outdoorsman, Mr. Duffey was the owner of Duffey Insurance Services.  He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Brenda B. Duffey of Blairsville, children, James W. Duffey, Tucker, Jeffrey Scott and Christi Duffey of Hoschton, Jason Duffey of Blairsville, father, Oscar C. Duffey of AL, brother, Billy Ray Duffey of NC, sisters and brothers-in-law Joyce and Cecil Turberville of AL, Betty and Tommy Hattaway, Carrollton, grandchildren Aril Duffey, James Andrew Duffey, and several nieces and nephews.

            The family received friends from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at the Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-962-3100.  Please sign the online guest register at www.stewartfh.com.

                       


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February 11, 2009          Page 13A

 

william f. “bud” ream

 

            Mr. William F. “Bud” Ream age 81 of Arch Grizzle Drive Blairsville formerly of Peru, IN, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009 in the Emory Hospital following a brief illness.  Mr. Ream was born on Dec. 16, 1927 in Miami County, IN., the son of the late Herman Ream and the late Verna See Ream.  He retired from Wilson Food in Logansport, IN, after over twenty one years of service.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.  He was a member of the I.O.F. organization.   Mr. Ream was of the Baptist faith.   

            Surviving Mr. Ream are his loving wife Dorothy Payne Grizzle Ream of Blairsville, four sons and three daughters-in-law, Ronald and Linda Ream, Roger Ream, Jeff and Lynne Ream and Randy Ream all of Peru, IN., two step daughters and son in laws, Geraldine and Larry Helton, Oriska and Robby McKim, two step sons and daughters-in-law, J.M. and Cathy Grizzle, Kenneth and Trish Grizzle all of Blairsville, one sister, Frances Fogle of Russianville, IN., one brother, Loren Ream of Blairsville, several grandchildren, great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services will  be held on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009 at 2PM from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Jason Helton and Rev. Ray Potts officiating.  Special music will be presented by the Fairview Church Choir.  The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers, Mitchell Gunter, Scotty Helton, Robby McKim, Grady Jones, Paul Warren and Larry Helton.  Interment and graveside services will be held on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009 at 2 PM from the Mount Hope Cemetery in Peru, IN.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6-9 PM.

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences online at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com. I just (sic)

                       

             

 

 
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harvey burnell eddy

 

            Eddy, Harvey Burnell, 89 of Blairsville, GA. went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 31, 2009.  Harvey was born in Eagle Bridge, NY.   He is survived by his wife of 67 years Allian Eddy (Brenenstuhl), his sons Carson (Melody), Ronnie (Caroline), Wayne and daughter Melodee Eddy Hoeltke (Carlton), 14 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.  Other surviving relatives are brothers Walton (Margaret) and Raymond, sisters Lois Eddy Brown (Floyd) Janet Eddy Moses (Roy), and Marjorie Eddy Sweet.  He was a machinist for American Locomotive Company in Schenectady, NY during WWII, later working for Culligan before moving to Winter Park in 1956.  He worked for the Martin Company for 28 years before retiring in 1986.  His later years were spent in his mountain home in Blairsville GA.  He was a member of Winter Park Masonic Lodge #239, serving as its Worshipful Master in 1962, in 1982 he became Grand master of the Grand Lodge of Florida.  He was also active in the Scottish Rite (Valley of Orlando) 33rd degree, York Rite, Grotto, and Eastern star.  For many years he worked with the DeMolay, Rainbow, and Jobs Daughters of Orlando.   He was president of the Masonic Youth Association for 10 years.  He was author of the Masonic Education Program that was not only used in the United States but also in Scotland.  His slogan was “Today’s Youth Tomorrows Future: reflecting his dedication and involvement to the Masonic Youth and other youth organizations.  He was past deacon and elder in the Maitland Presbyterian Church and a member of the Antioch Baptist Church in Blairsville, GA.  He was an avid golfer, learning to play golf and age 65 he made two holes in one, occurring at 76 and 80.  Funeral services were performed at the Henry Chapel, at First Baptist Church of Orlando, Thursday, February 5th at 1 PM.  Interment and Masonic Grave Site services followed at 3 PM at Glen haven memorial park, Winter Park, FL.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to hospice of Florida Suncoast, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater, FL. 33760.

           


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raymond thomas hecke.

 

            Mr. Raymond Thomas Heckel age 86, of Whitehouse Drive Blairsville passed away on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009 in the Union County Nursing Home following an extended illness.  Mr. Heckel was born on Jan. 26, 1923 in New Rochelle, NY., the son of the late Anton Heckel and the late Maude Sigfreid Heckel.  He was a veteran of the US Army of WWII.  He had retired from the Ft. Lauderdale News with over twenty years of service.  Ray was a member of the VFW.  He loved to play golf and do woodworking.  He was preceded in death by a brother, John Francis Heckel who was killed in WWII and by a sister, Grace Whitehouse.  Mr. Heckel was of the Catholic faith. 

            Surviving Mr. Heckel are one niece and nephews, Brandi (Patti) Whitehouse and her husband, David Small, many friends from the VFW, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial services (sic) was held on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009 at 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with Chaplin Bob Huggins officiating. A eulogy was given by Jack McCorkle.  Military Honors were presented by the North Ga. (sic) Honor Guard.  Interment followed in the Holly Hills Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 7-9 p.m.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the American Cancer society in memory of Mr. Heckel.  

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences online at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com.