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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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February 12, 1997          Page 4B

 

mrs. lena england woods

 

            Mrs. Lena England Woods, age 90, of Ft. Oglethorpe, GA, passed away Monday, February 3, 1997 in a local nursing care facility.  A native of Blairsville, GA., she had lived most of her life in Walker and Catoosa counties.  She was a retired business owner, having formerly owned and operated the Lakeview Grocery Store.  She was a member of the Calvary Memorial Baptist Church in Ft. Oglethorpe, GA.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard L. and Elizabeth “Grandma Lizzie” England; her husband, Edward Woods and her first husband, Carl Everett; two sisters, Lois England and Mozelle Stone; and a brother, Robert England. 

            Survivors include: one brother, Ernest England, of Blairsville, GA.; three sisters, grace Bowers, Ashland, OH., Estelle England, Ft. Oglethorpe, GA., and Lucille Cain, Ringgold, GA.; several nieces and nephews.

            Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 6, 1997 in the chapel of W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home, Ft. Oglethorpe, GA. with Rev. B.B. Dawn and Rev. Greg Gladdis officiating.  Interment was in Tennessee Georgia Memorial Park.  Arrangements by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home of  Ft. Oglethorpe, GA.

           


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

(no corrections have been made; this is exactly as it appeared in paper)

 

 

February 12, 1997          Page 4B

 

mr. hank faucette, jr.

 

            Mr. Hank Faucette, Jr., age 61, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, January 27, 1997 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville. 

He was a native of Durham, North Carolina and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  Mr. Faucette had been living in this area since May of 1990, coming here from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.  He was retired after thirty years of service as Captain of Broward County Sheriff’s Department.  Mr. Faucette was a member of Allegheny Masonic Lodge, #114, F&AM; a member of the Shriner YAARB Temple of Atlanta; a member of the American Legion, Post#23, in Hiawassee, and was a graduate of St. Thomas University in Miami. 

            Surviving are his former wife, Virginia Faucette of Blairsville and a daughter, Mindy Faucette of Austin, Texas.

            Memorial services were held Sunday, February 2, 1997 at 4:00 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home in Blairsville with The Eulogy by Mr. Rick Evans. 

            In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to Towns County Veteran Park in care of Towns County Bank.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of local arrangements.        


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

(no corrections have been made; this is exactly as it appeared in paper)

 

 

February 12, 1997          Page 4B

 

mrs. northa dyer collins

 

            Mrs. Northa Dyer Collins, age 99, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, February 6, 1997, in Union General Hospital in Blairsville. 

Mrs. Collins was born in Union County, Georgia on July 13,  1897, a daughter of the late Bluford E. Dyer and Sarah Souther Dyer.  She was a lifelong resident of Union County and was a homemaker.  Mrs. Collins had been a member of Choestoe Baptist Church since 1912, and was a carter member of the Choestoe Baptist Women’s Missionary Union, which was organized in 1929.  She was preceded in death by her husband, William Harve Collins, who died in 1977, and fourteen brothers and sisters.   

            Surviving are daughters, Wilonell Dyer and Alda Marie Knight, both of Blairsville, GA.; son, William  Clyde Collins of Blairsville; thirteen grandchildren, thirty two great grandchildren, and three great great grandchildren also survive, along with a multitude of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, February 8, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. from Choestoe Baptist Church with Rev. James Geer, Rev. Grover Jones, and Rev. Bill Gowder officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Jerry Dyer, Larry Dyer, Bill Collins, Carlton Collins, Lee Knight, and Jeff Knight.  Interment was in Choestoe Cemetery.  If you wish to make contributions in lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorials be made to the Northa Collins Fund for Choestoe Baptist Church.     Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.