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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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February 25, 1998          Page 5B

 

mr. larry “stud” sosebee

 

            Mr. Larry “Stud” Sosebee, age 48, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, February 16, 1998 in Blairsville.

Mr. Sosebee was born in Cherokee County, North Carolina on February 10, 1905, a son of the late Floyd Sosebee and Lena Teague Sosebee.  He was a lifelong resident of this area and attended Youngstown Baptist Church.  Mr. Sosebee was preceded in death by a brother, James Sosebee, in 1985.

            Surviving are his daughter, Pamela Kitchens of Blairsville; step-sons, Sandy Wood of Blairsville, and Randy Wood of Hiawassee; brother, Marcus Sosebee, of Blairsville; brother, Henry  Randolph Sosebee, of Monroe, GA.; sister, Betty Foster of Blairsville; sister, Vivian cook of Lawrenceville, GA.; and half-sister Carolyn Rider of Dahlonega, GA.; grandson, Roger Cody Kitchens, also survives.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, February 18, 1998 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Leon Henderson officiating.  Special music was presented by Jimmy and Judy Thompson.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  David Smith, Jimmy Jones, Fred Thompson, Mickey Botts, David Kitchens, and Billy McCollum.  Interment was in Owltown Cemetery in Blairsville.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA. in charge of 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 25, 1998          Page 5B

 

mr. william r. caldwell

 

            Mr. William R. Caldwell, age 75, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, February 18, 1998 in Union County.

            Mr. Caldwell was born in April 18, 1922, in Queens County, New YORK, a son of the late Charles Caldwell and Viola Allen Caldwell.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy Air Force and served during WWII.  Mr. Caldwell was a retired chemist.  He had lived in this area for the past ten years, coming here from Florida.  Mr. Caldwell was a retired naval reservist, and graduate from Penn State University.  Mr. Caldwell was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

            Surviving are his wife, Elaine, of the home; daughter, Susan Caldwell, of New Hampshire; son, David Caldwell of Florida; brothers, Charles Caldwell of Pennsylvania, and Allen Caldwell of NY State; sister, Virginia Frawley of New York; three grandchildren also survive.

            Memorial services were held Saturday, February 21, 1998 at 11 a.m. from St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of 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 25, 1998          Page 5B

 

marie aikens

 

            Funeral services were scheduled for Sunday, February 22, 1998 in the chapel of Ward’s Funeral Home for Marie Aikens, age 60, of Athens Why., Gainesville, GA.  The Reverends Willis Garrett and Rev. Leon Arrowood officiated.  Burial was in Woodbine Cemetery, Jefferson, GA.

            Mrs. Aikens died at NEGMC on February 19, 1998 following a sudden illness.  Mrs. Aikens was a native of Union County.  Mrs. Aikens owned and operated a family home daycare.  Mrs. Aikens was preceded in death by her mother and father, Clyde and Bessie Sosebee, and a son Johnny Aikens.  Mrs. Aikens was of the Baptist Faith.

            Survivors include her husband, Richard Aikens of Gainesville; daughters Phyllis Fortner and Vickey Johnson, both of Gainesville; sons, Dennis Thomason of Mayesville, Ronnie Thomason of Gainesville, and Steven Thomason of Mayesville; brothers, Joe Sosebee, Robert Sosebee, and Leonard Sosebee, all of Blairsville; 13 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren also survive.