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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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February 13, 2008          Page 17A

 

kenneth wayne “little man” bryson

 

Mr. Kenneth Wayne (Better known as Little Man) Bryson, age 59, of Totherow Rd., Blairsville passed away on Saturday, February 9, 2008 in Union General Hospital following a brief illness.  Mr. Bryson was born on December 16, 1948 in Union County, the son of Geneva Shepherd Bryson and the late John Bryson.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  Kenneth loved hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with his grandson, Cody.  He was an avid guitar player and especially enjoyed picking with his grandson.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Ward Bryson and a nephew, Michael Bryson.  Mr. Bryson was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving Mr. Bryson are his loving wife of thirty-six years, Vellamae Totherow Bryson of Blairsville; one daughter and son-in-law, Stacey and Curtis King of Blairsville; mother, Geneva Shepherd Bryson of Blairsville; four step-children, Kim Angel of jasper, Janet and Casey Sheffield of Waleska, GA, Max Angel of jasper, Tessa and Pete Smith of Lafayette, TN; one sister, Carolyn Stephens of Young Harris; twelve grandchildren; many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Monday, February 11, 2008 at 2 p.m. from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Tommy Jones officiating.  Special music was presented by Ben, Libby and Angie Burrell.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Curtis King, Cody King, Max Angel, Kim Angel, Casey Sheffield and Douglas Rogers.  Interment followed in the Liberty Hill Methodist Church Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Sunday 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.

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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February 13, 2008          Page 17A

 

luther r. “tucker” black

 

Mr. Luther R. “Tucker” Black, age 64, of Wolf Pen Gap Rd., Suches passed away on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 following an extended illness.  Mr. Black was born on September 28, 1943 in Waynesboro, PA, the son of Luther M. Black, Jr.  He was a veteran of the U.s. Army.  He had lived in this area for the past twenty years.

Surviving Mr. Black are his father, Luther M. Black of PA; one brother, Terry L. Black of Chambersburg, PA; one sister, Sue Smith of Upperstrasburg, PA; many friends at Misty Meadows in Suches; many other relatives and friends also survive.

A memorial service will be held in Pennsylvania at a alter date and will be announced.  In lieu of flowers, if you wish, memorials may be made to Misty meadows c/o The Residents Fund, 10644 Wolf Pen Gap Rd., Suches, GA 30572 in Mr. Black’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.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

February 13, 2008          Page 17A

 

irene lang

 

Mrs. Irene Lange, age 82, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Monday, February 4, 2008, at her home following an illness.  Mrs. Lang was a native of Brooklyn, New York, and was born September 14, 1925 to John and Mary Withowski Traczyk.  Mrs. Lang was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Order of the Eastern Star, and Tammany Lodge.  She had been preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Lang.

Mrs. Lang is survived by her close friends, Sally and Jim Mills, of Oceanside, New York.

Memorial mass is scheduled for Thursday, February 14, 2008, at 11 a.m., at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, in Blairsville, with Father Richard Wise officiating. 

Cochran Funeral Home and Crematory of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.  Please sign the guest registry and send condolences at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.