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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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March 5, 1997                Page 3B

 

mrs. ethel robinson turner

 

            Mrs. Ethel Robinson Turner, age 84, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, February 23, 1997 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.  Mrs. Turner was born in Fannin County, Georgia, on April 17, 1912, a daughter of the late Andrew Johnson Robinson and Nancy Richards Robinson.  She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of this area.  Mrs. Turner was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church in the Hemptown section of Fannin County.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Bryson Turner in 1970, and a sister, Elzie Culberson, in 1986.  

            Surviving are son and daughter-in-law, Myron and Brenda Turner of Blairsville; son and daughter-in-law, Marvin and Carolyn Turner of Austell, GA.; daughter, Nancy Buchanan of Marietta; son and daughter-in-law, David and Joy Turner , of Mineral Bluff, GA.; and daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Chuck Foster of Epworth, GA.; sisters, Myrtle Cox of Blue Ridge, GA., Ella Hunter of Marietta, Flora Odom of Chicago, IL., and Minnie Groves of Glenville, GA.; ten grandchildren and one great grandchild also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, February 26, 1997 at 11 a.m. from bethel United Methodist Church with Rev. Charles Black, Dr. Robert Darby, and Rev. Claude Mathis officiating.  Special music was presented by Carolyn Gibbs and Delja Cox.  The following grandsons served as pallbearers: Burton Turner, Barry Turner, Bretney Turner, John Bryson Turner, Luke Foster, Ryan Buchanan, Heat Buchanan and Leslie Dew.  Interment was in Hemptown Cemetery.  

                       


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March 5, 1997                Page 3B

 

judge carlton lewis

 

            Graveside services for Judge Carlton Lewis, age 90, of Chickasha, were held at 2 p.m., Monday, February 10, 1997, in the Fort Cobb Cemetery.  Brother Bill Evans of Ninnekah officiated.

Judge Carlton Lewis was born July 26, 1906 in Blairsville, GA., the son of Jewel and Nettie (Swanson) Lewis, and died February 7, 1997 in Chichasha (sic)

He married Elsie Evans, June 9, 1980 in Gainesville, Texas.

Mr. Lewis came to Oklahoma in the early 1950’s.  He was a retired farmer, truck driver and ranch worker.

He had been a member of the Masonic Lodge.

He was preceded in death by both parents, three sisters, and one brother.

Survivors include his wife, Elsie of the home; three brothers, June Lewis of North Charleston, S.C., Ray and Wead Lewis, both of Blairsville, GA.; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Interment was in the Fort Cobb Cemetery under the direction of Fort Cobb Funeral Home. 


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March 5, 1997                Page 3B

 

mrs. lennar mason plott

 

            Mrs. Lennar Mason Plott, age 81, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, February 23, 1997 at her home. 

Mrs. Plott was born in Cherokee County, North Carolina, on November 13, 1915, a daughter of the late Garthel Mason and Hettie Turner Mason.  She was a homemaker and had lived in this area for most of her life.  Mrs. Plott was a member of Youngstown Baptist Church.   

            Surviving are her husband, Worth Plott, of the home; son and daughter-in-law, Clinton and Barbara Plott, of Chatsworth, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Vondell and Homer Powell, of Blairsville; daughter and son-in-law, Frances and Melvin Emerson, of Blairsville; daughter and son-in-law, Joelain and Wayne Roberts of Blairsville; daughter and son-in-law, Glenda and Randall Dillbeck of Marietta; and son and daughter-in-law, Allen and Martha Plott of Blairsville; brothers, Edgar Mason of Blairsville, Clayton Mason of Hull, GA., Lewis Mason of Covington, GA.; sisters, Tiny Brown, Annie Mae Plott, and Doris Brown all of Blairsville; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 25, 1997 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Clyde Coleman, Rev. Leon Henderson, and Rev. Ronnie Abernathy officiating.  Special music was presented by Lewis Smith, Ned Wilcoxon, Willaree Davenport, Odina Gibson, Micelle Rowe, and Ezra Davenport.   The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Steven Brown, Charles Brown, David Brown, Julian Mason, Brian Mason, and Avery Mason with interment in Pleasant Grove Baptist Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home in Blairsville in charge of arrangements.


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March 5, 1997                Page 3B

 

mrs. ila faye anderson

 

            Mrs. Ila Faye Anderson, age 74, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, February 23, 1997 in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta. 

Mrs. Anderson was born in Walker County, Georgia on November 30, 1922, a daughter of the late James Alexander McArthur and Jeney Anne Alexander McArthur.  She was a homemaker and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.  A native of North Georgia, she had lived in Lake Park, Florida for thirty years before returning here seven years ago. 

            Surviving are her husband, Mr. Andy Anderson of Blairsville; daughters, Peggy White of Green Cove Springs, FL., Jean Luksa of North Palm Beach, FL., Reba Mixon of Slidell, LA.,; sons, David Parks, Jr. of Lake Park, FL., Charles Parks of Jupiter, FL.; step-daughters, Karen Anderson, Robyn Anderson, Terri Anderson, and Jodi Anderson, all of North Palm beach; sister Betty Cornelius of Cullman, AL; brother, Ralph McArthur of Lake Worth, FL.; grandchildren, Russ White of Madison, AL., Sandi White, Lancaster, England, Steve White of Jacksonville, FL., Lissa Luksa of North Palm Beach, Renee Mixon, of Green Acres City, FL, Jay Mixon of Palm Beach gardens, FL., Charles Parks, Jr. of Tuscaloosa, AL., and Lori Ann Parks of Orlando, FL.; step grandson, Keith Kowalski of North Palm Beach; great grandchildren Jason McDaniel, Chelsea White and Alex White. 

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, February 26, 1997 at 1 p.m. from Antioch Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Gowder officiating.  Special music was presented by Todd Green, Debbie Owenby, and Patsy Davenport.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Rick Davenport, Gary Cook, Steve Goines, Adam Copeland, Tommy Greene, and Ricky Tanner.  Interment was in the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery.  

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.


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March 5, 1997                Page 3B

 

miss thelmas rogers

 

            Miss Thelma Rogers, age 79, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away February 26, 1997 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Miss Rogers was born in Fannin County, Georgia, on July 22, 1917, a daughter of the late William Rogers and Minnie Florence Cook Rogers.  She moved back to this area from Alabama in 1984.  Miss Rogers was a member of Confidence Methodist Church. 

            Surviving are two sisters, Mary Ruth Rogers, of Blairsville and Jewell Bragg of Silver City, New Mexico; nieces and nephews, Mary Frances King, June Busbee, both of Blairsville; Jerri Crawford of Atlanta; Louise Chapman of Charlotte, N.C.; Willa Mae Whatley, and William Panter, both of Birmingham, AL; and Mary Clinkscales of Charleston, S.C. 

            Funeral services were held Saturday, March1, 1997 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. John Strickland officiating.  Special music was presented by Kim Thomas, Scott Lance, and Mildred Lecroy.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Chris Busbee, Jason Busbee, Michael King, Anthony Crawford, Ricky Seay, and Bill Schakat.  Interment was in Confidence Methodist Church Cemetery.  

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.


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March 5, 1997                Page 3B

 

mr. j.d. nix

 

            Mr. J.D. Nix, age 68, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, February 28, 1997. 

Mr. Nix was born in Union County, Georgia, on April 12, 1928, a son of Ben NIX and Lottie Duckworth Nix.  He was a lifelong resident of this area. 

            Surviving are his wife, Ruth Thomas Nix, of the home; daughters, Carol Arrowood, Linda Thompson, and Evelyn Russell, all of  Blairsville; son, James Nix of Blairsville; sisters, Audrey Hill and Mary Cantrell, both of Blairsville, Edna Russell and Idell Garr and Sarah Murray, all of Fuquay, N.C.; brothers, A.C. Nix and Ed Nix, also of Fuquay. Eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, March 2, 1997 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Kenny Beavers officiating.  Special music was presented by the Chastain Family.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Kevin Russell, Charles Killian, Derrick Arrowood, Kenneth Arrowood, Wayne Thompson, and Roy Rose.  Interment was in Union Memory Gardens Cemetery. 

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

             


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March 5, 1997                Page 3B

 

mr. reid a. duvall

 

            Mr. Reid A. Duvall, age 79, of Greshamville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, February 20, 1997 in Minnie G. Boswell memorial Hospital. 

Mr. Duvall was born in Union County, Georgia, a son of the late John Lewis Duvall and Nellie Stephens Duvall.   He had lived most of his life in Green County, Georgia, and was owner and operator of D and D Dairy and Cattle Farm.  He was a member and deacon of New Hope Baptist Church; San Marino Lodge #34 of Greensboro (Royal Arch, Council, Commanderay, and Past Master) Farm Bureau Member, the Order of the Eastern Star, First Man of the Year for ASCS (1962). F.H.A. Board of Directors. 

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ruth C. Duvall, of Greshamville; daughters, Martha D. Wood of Nicholson, GA., Nell D. Magnus of Maxeys, Georgia, and Cathy D. Smith of Greshamville; sons, Larry Duvall of Stockbridge, GA., and Billy Duvall of Greshamville; sisters, Ruby Norton of Eatonton, GA. Jonnie Deaver of Blairsville, and Christine Yarbrough, of Gray, GA.; nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, February 22, 1997 at 2 p.m. from New Hope Baptist Church in Greshamville with Rev. Mike Pritchett and Rev. Durell Rice officiating.  Interment was in the church cemetery with grandsons serving as pallbearers.

            McCommons Funeral Home of Greensboro, GA. in charge of arrangements and this notices is a courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville. 


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March 5, 1997                Page 3B

 

mrs. pauline burnette

 

            Mrs. Pauline Burnette, age 51, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, February 25, 1997 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville 

Mrs. Burnette was born on August 14, 1945 in Grundy County, Virginia, a daughter of Paul and Lillian Martin Royal.  She was a homemaker and had lived most of her life in this area.  She was of the Baptist faith.   

            Surviving are her husband, Johnny Burnette of Blairsville; sons, Johnny Carlton Burnette and Jamie Paul Burnette, both of Blairsville; brothers, Fred Royal of North Lake, IL. and Roger Royal of Bolingbrook, IL.; and sister, Brenda Griffith, of Chicago, IL.; granddaughter, Cody Bennet also survives.

            Funeral services were held Friday, February 28,  1997 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Troy Acree officiating.  Special music was presented by the Seabolt Family.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Benny Burnette, Ralph Dockery, Danny Hughes, Wendall Lee, Kevin Gillispie, and Donald Teague.  Interment was in Owltown Church of God Cemetery.  

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.