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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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February 24, 2010                      Page 14A

 

grover dell tanner

 

            Mr. Grover Dell Tanner, age 65, of Carroll Rd., Blairsville, entered into a new life on Feb. 19, 2010 at his home following an extended illness.  Mr. Tanner was born on May 15, 1944 in Cherokee County, NC, the son of the late William P. Tanner and the late Evelyn Young Tanner.  He was a lifelong resident of Union County.  Grover was a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather.  He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Evelyn Tanner, one son, Tony Dewayne Tanner, brother, Larry Tanner and one sister, Frances Mason Bell.  Mr. Tanner was a member of Snow Hill Baptist Church. 

            Surviving are his loving wife and best friend of thirty-nine years, Glynda Jones Tanner of Blairsville, one son and daughter-in-law, Dell and Angela Tanner of Blairsville, two sisters and brothers-in-law, Eva and Glenn Wilkins of Culberson, NC, Omie and Raymond Mashburn of jasper, GA, four brothers and three sisters-in-law, Johnny Tanner of Talking Rock, GA, Carr and Linda Tanner of jasper, Jack and Irene Tanner of Murphy, Robert and Wanda Tanner of Jasper, two grandchildren, Dylan and Hannah Tanner of Blairsville, several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Monday, Feb. 22, 2010 at 11 a.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Kenny Beavers and Rev. Guy Bradley officiating.  Special music was presented by Evan Hughes, Omie, Raymond and Rex.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Clyde, Wes, Mike, Junior, David and Ralph Carroll.  Interment followed in the Snow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on  Saturday and 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.

                                   

Grover Dell Tanner

GROVER DELL TANNER
Courtesy of Mountain View Funeral Home





The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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February 24, 2010                      Page 14A

 

KENNETH JAMES MONK

 

            Kenneth James Monk, Naples, FL and Blairsville, GA passed away Sunday, February 12, 2010 at the age of 78.

He was a past commander of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 93, Naples.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Shirley, his three daughters, and six grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.   In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the U.S.C.G. Auxiliary Flotilla 93, 1099 9th St. S. Naples, FL 34102.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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February 24, 2010                      Page 14A

 

rev. george david seymour

 

            Rev. George David Seymour, age 88, of Mauney Circle, Blairsville, entered into a new life on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010 at his home following an extended illness.  Mr. Seymour was born on April 25, 1921 in Wise County, VA, the son of the late Patrick Henry Seymour and the late Eliza Haley Bell Hammond Seymour.  He was a loving husband, brother and a friend to all.  He became an evangelist at the age of twenty-five.  He truly loved his Lord.  He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jim and Willie Seymour and by two sisters, Mary Lane and Bessie Marie Webster.  Mr. Seymour was of the Baptist faith and also attended many Pentecostal churches. 

            Surviving Mr. Seymour are his loving wife and best friend of forty-nine years, Nina Baker Seymour of Blairsville, one sister, Gladys Faye Barker of Big Stone, VA, a host of his church family, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010 at 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. John Wynn, rev. Jimmy Tanner, Rev. David Hatcher and Rev. Wade Persall officiating.  Special music was presented by Rev. William Sisum, Wade Persall and Mica Tanner.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, William Young, Randy Reynard, Wade Parsall (sic) , Ernest Chastain, Travis Henry and Ray Arragata.  Interment followed in the Liberty hill Methodist Church Cemetery with the Odd Fellows conducting graveside rites.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Saturday evening from 4-8 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.


George David Seymour


GEORGE DAVID SEYMOUR
              Courtesy of Mountain View Funeral Home
         





The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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February 24, 2010                      Page 14A

 

james milton rusk

 

            Mr. James Milton Rusk, age 71, of Leisure Time Rd., Blairsville, passed away on Monday, Feb. 15, 2010 in the U ion County Nursing Home following an extended illness.   Mr. Rush was born on July 8, 1938 in Miami, FL, the son of the late Fred Rusk and the late Harriett Wallis Rusk.  He was a veteran of the US Air Force of the Vietnam War.  He was a loving father, brother and grandfather.  Mr. Rusk was of the Baptist faith. 

            Surviving Mr. Rusk are two sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth and DeAnn Rusk of Naples, FL, James and Jana Rusk of Winder, GA, one daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Jody Charette of Windsor Locks, CT, three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Jerrold and Barbara Rusk of Blairsville, Jack Rusk of Blairsville, John and Luva Rusk of Gainesville, GA, one sister, Rosella Jean Murray of Blairsville, nine grandchildren, one great-grandchild, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial service will be held at a later date with interment to follow in the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton.  In lieu of flowers, if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to a charity of your choice in Mr. Rusk’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.


James Milton Rusk


           

JAMES MILTON RUSK
Courtesy of Mountain View Funeral Home




The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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February 24, 2010                      Page 14A

 

baSil gordon ford

 

            Mr. Basil Gordon Ford, 68, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Wednesday evening, February 17, 2010 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

Basil was born on February 13, 1942, in Jenessee, Michigan, a son of the late Basie Gordon Ford, Sr., and Mary Elizabeth Lee Ford.  He had been living in Blairsville since 2002, moving here from Flint, Michigan.  Basil attended the House of Prayer Interdenominational Church in Blairsville, where he was a faithful member.  He worked tirelessly in serving others and gave unselfishly of his time and talents in every area of his life.  Basil was a part of the staff of Elijah’s Closet Clothing and Food Bank at House of Prayer. 

            Surviving Bail are several brothers and sisters.  He touched, and blessed many lives and leaves a legacy of genuine caring and friendship.

            Memorials services were held Sunday, February 21, 2010, at 7 p.m., at The House of Prayer Church, with Pastor Jerry Helton and Rev. Bill Honaker officiating. 

             Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.  Please send condolences to www.cochranfuneralhomes.com