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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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March 4, 1998                Page 4B

 

mr. adelbert david “a.d.” smith

 

            Mr. Adelbert David “A.D.” Smith, age 95, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, February 24, 1998 in Union County.

            Mr. Smith was born April 11, 1902 a son of the late William Avery Smith and Rosana Lucinda Campbell Smith.  Mr. Smith was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and served during World War I.  He had lived in this area for the past two years, coming here from Coral Springs, Florida where he had lived for twenty years.  He was a member of the House of prayer Interdenominational Church.   Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his wife, Ethyl Smith, in 1997.

Surviving are his son, Dr. Donn Smith of Blairsville; grandchildren Jennifer Camp, Nannette O’Neill, and Cheri Meaders, all of Blairsville, John Puckle of Margate, Florida, Barbara Smith of West Palm Beach, FL., Pamela Snyder of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, Kelly Beloise of Tarpon Springs, FL., and Kim Tatum, of Alpharetta, GA., fourteen great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, February 28, 1998 at 11 a.m. from The HOUSE of Prayer Church with Rev. Jerry Helton and Rev. Bill Honaker officiating.  Special music was presented by The House of Prayer Choir.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Steve Fisk, Scott Camp, Dan O’Neill, Sandy Meaders, Shane Heatley, and Dr. Gordon held (sic).  The following gentlemen served as honorary escort to the family: Scott Tatum and Mel Snyder.  Interment was in Trackrock Baptist Church Cemetery.

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


The North Georgia News

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March 4, 1998                Page 4B

 

mr. william “bill” patterson

 

            Mr. William “Bill” Patterson, age 70, of Raleigh, North Carolina, formerly of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, February 22, 1998 in a Raleigh hospital.

            Mr. Patterson was born in Union County, Georgia, on May 17, 1927 a son of the late William H. Patterson and Lillie Elliott Patterson.  He was a veteran of the U. S. Army and served in Korea and Germany.  Mr. Patterson was of the Baptist Faith.

            Surviving are his wife, Liselotte Patterson, of Raleigh; son, Richard H. Patterson, and daughter, Deloris P., Owens, both of Raleigh; brothers, Eugene and Herbert Patterson, both of Blairsville; sisters, Ruth Patterson and Geneva Cook, both of Blairsville, and Pat Tinnaro of Tamp, FL.; grandsons, Michael Christian Owens, and Ian Richard Owens.

            Funeral services were held Thursday, February 26, 1998 at 2 p.m. from Bethlehem Baptist Church with Rev. Ray Potts officiating.  Special music was presented by The Faith Singers.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Michael Owens, Ian Owens, Wesley Carroll, Michael Carroll, Roy Cook, Jr., and Duane Patterson.  Interment was in Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery.

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


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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March 4, 1998                Page 4B

 

mrs. willa mae taylor woody

 

            Mrs. Willa Mae Taylor Woody, age 79, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Saturday, February 28, 1998 in Union County.  She was a native of Fannin County, Georgia and was born on September 10, 1918 a daughter of the late Jackie Meers and Arrie Frazer Meers.  She was a homemaker and had lived most of her life in this area.  Mrs. Woody was a member of Cooper’s Creek Baptist Church.

            Surviving are her husband, Loy Woody of Blairsville; son, David Taylor, son Monroe Taylor; daughter, Mae Bell Lee, and daughter, Lois Porter, all of Blairsville; sister, Lizzie Bramlett and brother, Clifford Meers, both of Skeenah Gap, and brother, Clyde Meers, of Blairsville; sixteen grandchildren and twenty three great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Monday, March 2, 1998 at Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jay Bryant officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Edgar Lee, Tony Lee, Jason Lee, Perry Porter, Paul Porter, and Evan Woody.  Interment was in Cooper’s Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

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


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March 4, 1998                Page 4B

 

mr. henry tucker, III

 

            Mr. Henry Tucker, III, age 60, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away at his home, February 23, 1998 following a period of declining health.  Mr. Tucker was born in Shelby County, TN, on July 13, 1937 the son of Harry Tucker, Jr. and Cecil Gatling Tucker.  He was retired from the food management field.

            Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Cecil Tucker of Nashville, TN.; wife, Mrs. Fran Tucker of Blairsville, GA.; daughters, Mrs. Karen Boston and Mrs. Janet Brunson both of Memphis, TN.; son, James Kuykendall of Blairsville, GA.; sisters, Mrs. Sylver Groggins of Asheville, N.C., Mrs. Celeste Toneli of Memphis, TN., June Holcomb of Nashville, TN.; four grandsons and a number of nieces and nephews.  In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to hand in hand Hospice.  Banister Funeral Home of Young Harris in charge of arrangements.


The North Georgia News

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March 4, 1998                Page 4B

 

mrs. dorothy d. dashiell

 

            Mrs. Dorothy D. Dashiell, age 79, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, February 24, 1998 at Union General Hospital.  Dorothy was born December 20k, 1918 in Scotia, Nebraska, and raised in Kanorado, Kansas, where she graduated from high school in 1936.  Dorothy served in the WAC’s in World War II and upon her discharge she completed her Library Science degree in Chicago.  She worked until her retirement as a Medical Librarian in Chicago, Illinois and Miami, Florida.  Upon moving to Blairsville, she was a resident of Branan Lodge and a member of their Kazoo band and a member of the Union General Hospital Auxiliary.

            Preceding her in death were her parents, Earl and Inez (Reeves) Daily; husband, Samuel Dashiell of Lake Worth, Florida; step-son David Dashiell; one brother and one sister.  Surviving are her daughter, Sharon McFall and husband Bill of Crane, Missouri; step-son, Joseph Dashiell, of Miami, Florida; two brothers, Duane W. Daily and Doyle R. Daily of Denver, Colorado; one sister, Donita Limper of Trenton, Nebraska, and four grandchildren and her loving friends, the Earl’s, the Hemby’s, and the Perry’s of Blairsville.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, March 1, 1998 at Branan Lodge, with Rev. Orville Nelson officiating.  Florence Ford, representing the North Georgia Honor Guard, presented the Flag to Dorothy’s family.  Also in attendance were many members of the Union General hospital Auxiliary.

            In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to the tax-deductible ministry of Restoration Road, Inc., 7890 Restoration Road, Blairsville, GA. 30512.

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