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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA 30512

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March 7, 2012                                 Page 12A

 

annie lou worden

 

           Annie Lou Worden, age 87, native and lifelong resident of Blairsville, GA, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2012, in Stonehenge Assisted Living in Blairsville. Mrs. Worden was born Sunday, February 15, 1925 in Blairsville, to the late Lonzo Patton and the late Minnie Abernathy Patton. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, and also attended New Hope Baptist Church. Annie Lou worked for many years as a Dietary Worker in the Union County School System. Mrs. Worden was preceded in death by her first husband, Everett Lee in 1967, her second husband Albert Worden in 1995; sons, Paul Lee, and Dewey Lee, and brothers, Fred Patton, Thomas Lee Patton, Roy Patton, and Clyde Patton.

           Annie Lou will be missed by all who knew her, and especially her loving family: daughter and son-i9n-law, Judy and Howard Carver of Jasper, GA; daughter, Karen Weaver of Dalton, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Bobby Little of Cumming, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Darlene Lee of Tunnell Hill, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Ned and Kennie Lee of Texas; son and daughter-in-law, Clyde and Jodi Lee of Athens, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Leslie and Chrissy Lee of Blairsville; and daughter and son-in-law, Janie and Harold Collins, also of Blairsville; 22 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends also survive.

           Funeral services were held on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Chapel of the Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with the Rev. Wade Plott and Rev. Chip Gribble officiating. Special music for the service was presented by Susie Phillips, Louise DeLong, and Sarah Kelley. Burial followed in the Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery. The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: David Carver, Brian Henderson, Shane Lee, James Weaver, Jake Lee, and Tommy Lee. Serving as honorary pallbearers: Brady Weaver, Jeremy Lee, Michael Little, and J.R. Rasmey.
           The family received friends at the Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, Monday, February 27, 2012 and Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

           If you wish to do so, memorial donations may be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.

           Arrangements entrusted to the Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA. You are invited to share your fond memories of Annie Lou, and send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.


Annie Lou Worden


ANNIE LOU WORDEN
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bobby joe elrod

 

           Mr. Bobby Joe Elrod, age 75, of Colwell Rd, Blairsville, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2012 at Union General Hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Elrod was born May 30, 1936 in Copperhill, TN. He had lived her for the past 10 years coming here from Copperhill, TN. He was a retired Railroad Repairman with Tennessee Chemical Co. Mr. Elrod was a loving father and enjoyed watching movies with his grandchildren. He was of the Methodist Faith.

           Survivors include children, Rose Elrod and her fiancé, Brent Massey of Chattanooga, Christopher and Rhonda Elrod of Chattanooga, and Brian and Amy Elrod of Blue Ridge, GA, grandchildren, John, Joseph, Aiden, Hope, Devin, Lexi, Ambria and Braden.

           Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at the Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Raymond Byers officiating. Interment followed in the Old Blairsville Cemetery. The family received friends at the funeral home Monday evening from 6 until 8 p.m.

           Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences to the family on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com


Bobby Joe Elrod


BOBBY JOE ELROD
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The North Georgia News

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March 7, 2012                                 Page 12A

 

joan frances hughes

 

           Mrs. Joan Frances Hughes age 61 of Salem Rd., Mineral Bluff formerly of Blairsville passed away on Sunday Feb. 26, 2012 at her home following an extended illness. Mrs. Hughes was born on March 29, 1950 in Bryson City, NC, the daughter of the late John F. Clampett and the late Ella M. Higdon Clampett. Joan enjoyed listening to music, gardening and animals. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Henry Hughes in 2009. Mrs. Hughes was a member of Salem #2 Baptist Church.

           Surviving Mrs. Hughes are one daughter and son-in-law, Virginia and Bill Carter of Mineral Bluff, two brothers and sisters-in-law, Hardy and Betty Ledford of Topton, NC, Wayne and Debbie Postell of Crossville, TN, four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Lelia and Jamie Ryan of Mineral Bluff, Linda Campbell of Blue Ridge, Jane and David Davenport of Blue Ridge, Judy and Ron Cook of Morganton, three grandchildren, Michael, Maella and Lukas Carter, several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

           Graveside services were held on Tuesday Feb. 28, 2012 at 1 p.m. from the Salem #2 Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Norman Stewart officiating. The following gentleman served as pallbearers, Marvin Hardin, Jeff Carter, Vern Loudermilk, Chuck Loudermilk, Jamie Ryan and Wesley Cook. The family met with friends following the services.

           Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com


Joan Frances Hughes


JOAN FRANCES HUGHES
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daisy rebecca davis yonts

 

 

           Mrs. Daisy Rebecca Davis Yonts, age 89, of Davis Drive, Suches passed away, Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at her home after a brief illness. She was born September 24, 1922 to the late Rev. Willam Jackson and Rhoda Jane (Gilbert) Davis. She was a life long resident of Union and Fannin Counties. Daisy loved quilting, cooking, baking and helping people in the community. She loved her Church and her God. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Judy Lakes, brothers William and Denver Davis, sisters, Ery Mason, Lillie Watts, Ruby Warren, and Mary Moore, her husband, Noah Lee Yonts in 2003. Daisy was a member of Coopers Creek Baptist Church.

           Survivors include daughters, Maxine and James Harkins of Suches, Linda and Zyg Pawlak of Acworth, and Brenda and Robert Birdwell in Canton, MI, eleven grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

           Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 2, 2012 at the Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. George Burch and Chaplain Rochelle Moler officiatating (sic). Music was by Janie and Justin Turner and Coopers Creek Baptist Church Choir. Pallbearers were Ray Jennings, Kenneth Pawlak, Steve Hernandez, Jimmy Herendon, David Herendon, Ryan Pawlak, James Rosser and Junior Cooper. Honorary pallbearers were Louis Arthur, Justin Turner, Melvin Turner and Kevin Bird. Interment was in the Davis Family Cemetery.

           The family received friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 5 until 9 p.m.

           Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences to the family on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com


Daisy Rebecca Davis Yonts


DAISY REBECCA DAVIS YONTS
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leo joseph weber

 

           Mr. Leo Joseph Weber, age 92, passed away Sunday, February 12, 2012. He was born March 26, 1919 in Buffalo, NY to the late Otto and Monica Scheisser Weber.

           Captain Weber served four and one-half years in the Air Transport Command flying Bomber Airplanes, equipment and men over the Atlantic Ocean to the front lines. He spent six months in Egypt and six months in Africa flying.

           He retired from Prudential Insurance Company. He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

           He enjoyed fishing, sailing, boating, square dancing, ballroom dancing, wood carving, and playing duplicate bridge.

           Survivors include his wife, Ruth Bladenspiel Weber, daughter, Sharon E. White and husband Robert White, and son, Leo J. Weber, Jr. and wife, Debby Hughes, and son, Michael H. Weber and wife, Patti Weber and eight grandchildren, Roger W. White, Adam D. White, Vanessa A. White, Nathan Weber, Nicholas Weber, Michelle St. Clair, Julie Curin, and Christopher St. Clair, and five great grandchildren, and a sister, Loretta Semrau.

           Memorial services will be held at a later date at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church on Hwy. 76.

           Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences to the family on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com


Leo Joseph Weber

            

LEO JOSEPH WEBER
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susan anita muse

 

           Ms. Susan Anita Muse, age 62, of Blue Ridge, Ga, (sic) formerly of Blairsville and Carrollton, GA, passed away on Friday, March 2, 2012 at her home. Ms. Muse was born on April 7, 1949 in College Park, GA, the daughter of Eris Denney Muse and the late J. D. Muse. Susan was a multi-talented artist and a caregiver to many. Susan was a member of Stripling Chapel United Methodist Church in Carrollton.

           Surviving Susan are her partner, Michael Surles of Blairsville, her mother, two sisters Phyllis Bickers (Doyle) of Auburn, AL and Cindy Safier (Scott) of Carrollton, and two nieces Jessie Wells of Asheville, NC and Hannah Bingman (Austen) of Carrollton, and many other relatives.

           A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Blue Ridge (P.O. Box 2126, Blue Ridge, GA 30513 or to the Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association (420 West Main Street, Blue Ridge, GA, 30513).

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com.


Susan Anita Muse


SUSAN ANITA MUSE
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sarah “dessie” brown

 

           Mrs. Sarah "Dessie" Brown, age 83, of Zeno Drive, Blairsville, passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2012 in the Chatuge Regional Hospital following an extended illness. Mrs. Brown was born on June 1, 1928 in Dahlonega, GA, the daughter of the late Ollie Smith and the late Sallie Dowdy Smith. Dessie was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother and great grandmother (sic). Her life was her family, who she loved spending time with. Dessie was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.

           Surviving Mrs. Brown are her loving husband of sixty years, Vernon "Zeno" Brown of Blairsville, six daughters and three sons-in-law, Joyce Foster of Blairsville, Trudy and John Farabee of Blairsville, Brenda and Ronald Burns of Suches, Linda Underwood of Gainesville, Virginia Brown of Cleveland, GA, Jannie and Lamar Underwood of Dahlonega, one son, Vernon Brown of Blairsville, one sister, Vernis Hughes of Dahlonega, twenty grandchildren, twenty three great grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

           Funeral services were held on Monday March 5, 2012 at 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Stacy Dyer officiating. Special music was presented by the Voices of Calvary and Tammy Underwood. Dessie’s grandsons served as pallbearers. Interment followed in the Union Memory Gardens cemetery. The family met with friends at the funeral home on Sunday evening from 5-8 p.m.

           Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com


Sarah Brown


SARAH BROWN
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