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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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February 13, 2013                                  Page 15A

 

Thomas J. argay

 

            Mr. Thomas J. Argay, age 74, of Craig Thompson Road, Blairsville, passed away at his home following and extended illness. He was born September 22, 1938 in Queens, NY to the late Louis and Mary Quinn Argay. Mr. Argay graduated from Sayville High School on Long Island. Mr. Argay joined the U.S. Navy and served for 4 years, and was in Beirut, Lebanon. He was a member of the VFW. He worked at Republic Airlines Aviation on Long Island and General Motors. He moved to Punta Gorda, FL and worked as a concrete finisher. Mr. Argay then worked for Winn-Dixie where he retired in 2002. He then moved to Blairsville, GA where he enjoyed making many new friends, fishing and the beautiful scenery. He attended the First Free Will church in Hayesville.

            Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Argay of the home, children, Suzanne and Mark Cecci of Blairsville, John and Beth Argay of Venice, FL and Peter and Rebecca Argay of Lagrange, GA, brother, George Argay of NY, sister-in-law, Susan Kizziah, of TN, grandchildren, Mark Cecci, Jr., Elizabeth Cecci and Michael Argay.

            Memorial services were held at 4 p.m., Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Chris Rumfeldt officiating. The family received friends at the funeral home following the service. In lieu of flowers make memorial contributions to Regency Hospice of Hiawassee.

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


Thomas J. Argay

THOMAS J. ARGAY
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paige moore miller

 

          Mr. Paige Moore Miller, age 93, of Sharp Top Circle, Blairsville passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at Union County Nursing Home following an extended illness. He was born September 10, 1919 in Turrell, AR to the late H. C. and Maudie Cook Miller. He had lived in this area since 2007. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps Veteran. Mr. Miller was a retired Game Warden with Arkansas Game and Fish. He loved animals, also loved to hunt and fish. He was preceded in death by his wife Pauline Miller. Mr. Miller was of the Baptist faith.

            Survivors include sons Gaylord and JoElla Miller of Jacksonville, AR and Carl and Beth Miller of Blairsville, three grandchildren, Todd Miller, Paige Miller and Tara Miller, three great grandchildren, Jessica Miller, John Miller and Shepherd Miller.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Crittenden Memorial Park in Marion, AR with Rev. Steve Smith officiating. In lieu of flowers make memorial contributions to Union County Nursing Home Activities Dept.

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


Paige Moore Miller

PAIGE MOORE MILLER
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rev. ben b. lewis

 

Rev. Ben B. Lewis age 58 of Beale Drive, Blairsville, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 in the Erlanger Medical Center following an extended illness. Ben was born on Oct. 27, 1954 in Brunswick, GA and grew up on St. Simons Island, the son of the late Bennie B. Lewis and the late Evelyn Bullard Lewis. Having graduated from Glynn Academy in Brunswick GA in 1972, he then attended and graduated from Andrew Jr. College in Cuthbert, GA. Ben graduated from Shorter College with a degree in Early Childhood Education. He also earned his Masters of Divinity from the Candler School of Theology from Emory University. Ben was called into the Ministry during his childhood. He started his Discipleship with the Methodist Church in 1977. From 1977 to the present he has served these churches: Floyd Springs UMC- Armuchee, GA, Mt. Tabor UMC-Armuchee, GA, Cool Springs UMC- Clarksville, GA, Alley’s Chapel- Clarksville, GA, Lewis Memorial UMC- Augusta, GA, Franklin UMC- Franklin, GA, Trinity on the Hill- Augusta, GA, Second Ave. UMC- Rome, GA, Lavonia UMC- Lavonia, GA, Union County FUMC- Blairsville, GA. Rev. Lewis had been Pastor at Union County FUMC for the past seven years.

Surviving Rev. Lewis are his loving wife of  thirty-five years, Gwen Whorton Lewis of Blairsville, two sons and daughters-in-law, Dustin and Natalie Lewis of St. Simons Island, GA, Matthew and Katie Lewis of Rome, GA, mother-in-law, Carol Whorton of Cave Spring, GA, a host of church family, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 from the First United Methodist Church of Union County with the Rev. Mike Cloyd, Rev. Stan Wallace and Dr. Gerald Thurman officiating. Special music will be presented by Jeff Bauman and Keith DeFoor. Serving as pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be United Methodist Men. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the MAC fund of FUMC Union County or to the American Cancer Society in memory of Rev. Lewis. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6-8pm.

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


Rev. Ben B. Lewis

REV. BEN B. LEWIS
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dennis montgomery moorhead

 

            Mr. Dennis Montgomery Moorhead, age 69, of Honaker Rd, Blairsville passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2013 in Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. He was born February 26, 1943 in Jersey City, NJ to the late Albert E. and Edna Telford Moorhead. He moved to this area 7 years ago from Ft. Myers, FL. Mr. Moorhead was a U.S. Army veteran and served with the Honor Guard for President Kennedy. He was a member of the Blairsville Coin Club, and was an avid Bass Fisherman and bowler. Mr. Moorhead was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother. He loved gardening and being outdoors. He was of the Protestant faith.

            Survivors include his wife Jean Moorhead of the home, sons, Michael and Teresa Moorhead and Craig Moorhead both of Ft. Myers, FL, brother, Roy and Sue Moorhead of Ft. Myers, FL, grandchildren, Jessica, Lauren, Rachel and Jake, several nieces and nephews covering the United States.

            Memorial services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers make memorial contributions to the Wildlife Federation.

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


Dennis Montgomery Moorhead

DENNIS MONTGOMERY MOORHEAD
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gene dick seabolt

 

Gene Dick Seabolt of 166 Eastanollee Bypass Road, Eastanollee, GA, passed away Sunday, February 3, 2013, at his residence. Born in Suches, Georgia July 14, 1934 to the late Vandora Seabolt. He was of the Baptist Faith and a retired construction worker that included projects such as the Hartwell Dam and Interstate 85.

            Left to cherish his memories are his children Ricky and Betty Berry of Blairsville, Georgia Vivian Cobb of Toccoa, Georgia and Vera Seabolt London of Martin, Georgia; Gina Kendrick of Toccoa, Georgia and Joe Seabolt of Commerce, Georgia, sisters Adell Dills of Dahlonega, Georgia, Corabell Harris of Murrayville, Georgia and Sarah Presley of Murrayville, Georgia, nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

            Memorial services to celebrate his life are incomplete at this time and will be announced later. Share your stories and photos in Mr. Seabolt's Book of Memories at www.berryfh.com. Berry Funeral Home & Crematory, Elberton, is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Gene Dick Seabolt.

             Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville respectively brings this notice as a courtesy to the Seabolt family. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuenralhome.com


Gene Dick Seabolt

GENE DICK SEABOLT
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