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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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February 18, 1998                      Page 5B

 

mr. john a. naves

 

            Mr. John a. Naves, age 81, of Blairsville, GA., passed away Saturday, February 7, 1998 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

            Mr. naves was born on December 24, 1916 a son of the late Luther Naves and Pearl Cagle Naves, in Floyd County, Georgia.  He was a retired assembly line worker and was employed with General Motors for over twenty years.  Mr. Naves was a U.S. Navy and U.S. Army veteran of world War II.  He had lived in this area for ten years, moving here from Atlanta.

            Surviving are his wife, Chloe Stover Naves of Blairsville; sister, Imogene Naves Fitzpatrick of Brunswick, GA., sister, Eudine Naves Lewis of Rome, GA.; and brother, Luther C. naves, Jr. of Lindale, GA.; several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Monday, February 9, 1998 at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Harold Sangster officiating.  Special music was presented by Wayne Copeland, Tammy Blasingame, and Patsy Davenport.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Charles McClure, Jimmy Westberry, Floid Schneider, Andy Anderson, Wead Lewis, and Ray Roberts. Interment was in Roswell City Cemetery in Roswell, GA.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA. in charge of arrangements. 


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February 18, 1998                      Page 5B

 

mrs. laverne cheshire collins

 

            Mrs. Laverne Cheshire Collins, age 89, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Saturday, February 7, 1998.

            Mrs. Collins was born January 12, 1909 in Colquitt County, Georgia, a daughter of the late Robert Edward Cheshire and Minnie LeMack Cheshire.  She had been living in Blairsville since 1950, coming here from St. Mary’s, GA.  Mrs. Collins was a teacher for forty-one years.  In St. Mary’s, she taught from 1945-1950, from 1959-1961, in Lyerly, GA.; from 1950-1958, and from 1962-1973, she taught in Union County Schools.  Mrs. Collins was a member and former choir director and Sunday School teacher at First Baptist Church in Blairsville.

            Surviving are her husband, Mr. C.R. Collins, of Blairsville; daughter, Becky Moose of Gainesville; brother, Lt. Col. Homer Cheshire, Ret., of Hendersonville, N.C.; sister, Rebecca Ogden of Lakeland, FL.; and sister-in-law, Inez Cheshire; grandchildren: Rodney Moose of Gainesville, Robert Moose of Blairsville, Carrie LuAnn Moose Dotson of Dalton; great grandchildren: Jake and Dalton Moose of Blairsville and Bobby Moose of Gainesville.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 10, 1998 at 2 p.m. from First Baptist Church of Blairsville, with Rev. Danny Parris, Rev. Bethel Buchanan, and Rev. Troy Acree officiating.  Special music was presented by Minister of Music Terry Hooper.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Jack lance, Charles Hill, Hoyt Raper, Bobby Jackson, Jim Dobson, and Bob Ball.  Serving as honorary escort to the family were members of the T.E.L. Sunday School class and Retired Teachers.  Interment was in Choestoe Baptist Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA. in charge of arrangements. 


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February 18, 1998                      Page 5B

 

 

mrs. ethel harkins grizzle

 

            Mrs. Ethel Harkins Grizzle, age 85, of Blairsville, GA., passed away Sunday, February 8, 1998.

Mrs. Grizzle was born May 9, 1912 in Union County, GA., the daughter of the late George Harkins and Callie gray Harkins.  She was a homemaker and had lived most of her life in this area.  Mrs. Grizzle was of the Baptist faith.  She had been preceded in death by a son, Jessie Grizzle, and a daughter, Odell Dispane.

            Surviving are her husband, Leonard Grizzle, of the home; daughter, Mae Norwood; daughter, Pauline Tipton; daughter, Lorene Stogsdill; and daughter, Helen Hilton; all of Blairsville; eleven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren, and three great great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, February 11, 1998 at 2 p.m. from Philadelphia Baptist Church with Rev. Waymon Lovell, Rev. Willis Garrett, and Rev. Horace Potts officiating.  Special music was presented by Betty and Hubert Legg.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Mac Harkins, Tony Harkins, Vester Dills, James Burrell, Mark Wright, and Vernon Patterson.  Interment was in Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA. in charge of arrangements. 


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February 18, 1998                      Page 5B

 

mrs.  irene chambers jackson

 

            Mrs. Irene Chambers Jackson, age 82, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, February 11, 1998 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

Mrs. Jackson was born August 9, 1915, in Union County, Georgia a daughter of the late L.W. Chambers and Cora Hood Chambers and step-mother, Eva Gilbert Chambers.  She lived in Union County until 1958, when she moved to Hall County. Mrs. Jackson returned to Union County in 1993.  Mrs. Jackson was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, and was the widow of the late rev. Tom Jackson.

Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Virginia and Junior Young of Blairsville; son and daughter-in-law, Tommy and Melba Jackson of Blairsville; daughter and son-in-law, Eva and Gene Wilson of Gainesville; son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Debra Jackson of Gainesville; sisters, Inez Woody of Marietta, Willie Turner of Blairsville and Clara Watson of Alpharetta; sister and brother-in-law, Thelma and Ralph cash, of Dacula, GA.; ten grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren three great great grandchildren, also survive, along with many nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives.

            Funeral services were held Friday, February 13, 1998 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Brent Chatham and Rev. Clyde Coleman officiating.  Special music was presented by Ken and Elaine Young.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Danny Young, Randolph Young, Ray Jackson, Tommy Wilson, Richard Wilson, and Jonathan Jackson.  Interment was in Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church, Cemetery Fund, c/o Hoyt Cunningham, 3834 Blue Ridge Highway, Blairsville, GA. 30512.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA. in charge of arrangements


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February 18, 1998                      Page 5B

 

henry ford collins

 

            Henry Ford Collins died at his resident on February 11, 1998 following an extended illness.  Mr. Collins was an active member of Springway Baptist Church, a member and past master of the Masonic Lodge #715.  HE was a dedicated and faithful member of his church, lodge, community and family.  He served a four year tour of active duty in Europe during world War II and was a truly patriotic American, fiercely loyal to his country.

            Following his dischage (sic) from his tour of duty he established and built Collins Allighment Service, located on the Old Cornelia Highway, where he has maintained an active business since that time.  During his tenure here, he made many friends and established a loyal following of dedicated customers including School Systems in the area.

            He was preceded in death by his mother, Nellie Collins and father, vest Collins of Blairsville; also his daughter, Mary Nell Brown of Gainesville; 2 brother Hugh and Lawrence Collins, both of Blairsville; 2 sisters, Helen Brown of Blairsville and Lelian Jackson of Pwder (sic) Springs.

            He is survived by his wife Ruth Thomas Collins of Lula; 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Peggy and Ed Holland of Gainesville, Kathy and John Sutton of Baldwin, Lynn and Stewart Jones of Lithonia and stepson and daughter-in-law Larry and Susan Thomas of Lula; also survived by 1 brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Collins of Blairsville; 2 sisters-in-law, Irene Collins, flora Collins and one brother-in-law, John Brown all of Blairsville.  He is survived by 5 granddaughters, Missy Brown, Amanda Sutton, Lisa Sutton, Tina Herbermann and Gina Thomas.  He is also survived by 3 grandsons, mike Brown, Randy Brown and Chad Thomas; also 5 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and lots of loving friends and relatives.

            A memorial service was held at 11 .m. on Friday, February 13, 1998 at Springway Baptist Church.  The Rev. Johnny Stone and Rev. Darrell Dale officaited (sic). Burial was following at the Belton Baptist Church Cemetery in Lula.  Memorial Park Funeral Home of Gainesville in charge of arrangements and this notice is a courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.

 

 


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February 18, 1998                      Page 5B

 

mr. glenmore L. keith

 

            Mr. Glenmore L. Keith, age 78, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, February 12, 1998 in Georgia Baptist Hospital in Atlanta.

Mr. Keith was born in Anderson County, Tennessee, on December 28, 1919, a son of the late Charles Lawrence Keith and Lucy Bell Diggs Keith.  Mr. Keith had lived in this area for the past twenty years, coming here from Washington, D.C.   HE attended the HOUSE of Prayer Interdenominational Church, and was the widower of the late Mary Loew Keith, who passed away in 1992.

            Surviving are his daughter, Kathy Cohan of Knoxville, TN.; brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law; many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, February 15, 1998 at 2:30 p.m. from the House of Prayer with Rev. Jerry Helton and Rev. Edwin Messerschmidt officiating.  Special music was presented by the House of Prayer Church Choir.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Barry Kelley, Mike Patton, Jason Kelley, Chris Kelley, Jeff Kelley, and Freddy Burrell.  Interment was in Providence Methodist Cemetery.  If you wish, memorials may be made to the House of Prayer, P.O. box (sic) 1475, Blairsville, GA. 30514.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, G.A.. in charge of arrangements. 


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February 18, 1998                      Page 5B

 

mrs. florine mae trepagnier

 

            Mrs. Florine Mae Trepagnier, age 80, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Friday, February 13, 1998 following a brief illness.  Mrs. Trepagnier was born in Bramon, OK., the daughter of Homer and ester Wolfe Moore.  She was preceded in death by her husband William Marcus Trepagnier.  Surviving are daughters, Shirley Redd of Blairsville, Georgia; Carleen Doucette of Blairsville, Georgia; Nancy Trepagnier-Hoffman of Colorado Springs, CO; Linda Trepagnier of San Diego, CA; 8 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.  Memorial services will be held at a later date.

            Banister Funeral Home of Young Harris in charge of arrangements.

           


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February 18, 1998                      Page 5B

 

mrs. jennie plott wilson

 

            Mrs. Jennie Plott Wilson, age 73, of Newnan, Georgia, formerly of Blairsville, passed away Thursday, February 12, 1998 in Newnan.

Mrs. Wilson was born March 12, 1924 in Union County, Georgia, a daughter of the late Smith Henry Plott and Nora Smith Plott.  She lived most of her life in Union County, and was a member of Fairview Baptist Church.  Mrs. Wilson worked at Georgia Boot in Blairsville for seventeen years and was a member of the Rebecca’s of Oddfellow’s Lodge.  Mrs. Wilson was the widow of the late James Ford Wilson, who passed away in 1991.

            Surviving her daughter, Patricia Wise, of Loganville, GA.; son, James Wilson of Dahlonega, GA.; daughter, Priscilla Coffey of Warne, N.C.; daughter, Barbara Burnette of Dublin, GA.; son, John Wilson of Fayetteville, GA.; son, Paul Wilson of Newnan, GA.; and son, Mark Wilson of Cleveland, GA.; sisters, Alice Hood, Nan Adams, and Ruth Cantrell, all of Blairsville; brothers, Paul Plott, Worth Plott, and Elbert Plott, all of Blairsville; twenty-five grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, February 15, 1998 at 4 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Ray Potts and Rev. Horace Potts officiating.  Special music was presented by Sylvan and Linda Pickelsimer.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Ricky Hood, Jerry Hood, W.H. Hood, Wayne Adams, Irvin Plott and T.J. plot.  Serving as honorary escort to the family was C.J. Wilson.  Interment was in Duncan Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA. in charge of arrangements.