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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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March 9, 2011                            Page 16A

 

patricia ann dyer

 

Mrs. Patricia Ann Dyer, age 70, of Trackrock Church Rd., Blairsville passed away on Tuesday March 1, 2011 at her home following a brief illness.  Mrs. Dyer was born on Aug.25, 1940 in Ridgeway, SC, the daughter of the late Monkton and Alberta Branham. She had worked as an Administrative Assistant with Gwinnett County Police Department for several years.  She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  She was always a giving and caring person.  Patricia was preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby and Pete Branham.  Mrs. Dyer was a member of Old Liberty Baptist Church.

Surviving Mrs. Dyer are her loving husband of forty-eight years, Roger Allen Dyer of Blairsville, one daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Keith Pitts of Lawrenceville, GA, two sons and daughters-in-law, Allen and LeeAnn Dyer of Monroe, GA, Jon and Pat Dyer of El Paso, TX, seven grandchildren, Brittney, Taylor, Tyler, Michael, Austin, Alex and Julianne, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Friday March 4, 2011 at 1 p.m. from the Old Liberty Baptist Church with the Rev. Harley Hunter and Rev. Waymon Lovell officiating. Special music was presented by the Old Liberty Church Choir and Michael Pitts.  Mrs. Dyer lay in state at the church on Friday from 12-1 p.m.  The following gentleman served as pallbearers, Sonny, Melvin and Kenneth Dyer, Doug Freeman, Gene Wilson and Michael Pitts.  Serving as honorary pallbearers were, A.J. Wimpey, Herbert Dyer, Eugene Cook, Troy Collins, Gary Harkins and Danny Stephens.  Flowers are accepted or in lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to Old Liberty Baptist Church or to Old Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery fund in memory of Mrs. Dyer. The family met with friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening 5-8 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


Patricia Ann Dyer


PATRICIA ANN DYER
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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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March 9, 2011                            Page 16A

 

gordon blueford dyer

 

Mr. Gordon Blueford Dyer, age 71, of Pat Haralson Drive, Blairsville, passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness.  Mr. Dyer was born on April 18,1939 in Union County, the son of the late Vernon Dyer and the late Pauline Watkins Dyer.  Gordon was a veteran of the US National Guard.  He had retired from the US Postal Service with over thirty-five years of service. He was a member of the American Legion and also Young Cane Masonic Lodge F&AM. Gordon enjoyed fishing and playing poker.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Jerry Frances Dyer, three brothers, Newton, Ralph and Robert Dyer.  Mr. Dyer was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving Mr. Dyer are two sons and one daughter-in-law, Brian and Andrea Dyer of Lawrenceville, GA, Greg Dyer of Atlanta, one brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Sara Dyer of Blairsville, two grandchildren, Eli Dyer and Alden Dyer, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Saturday March 5, 2011 at 11  a.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Keith Jones officiating.  Military Honors were conducted by the North GA Honor Guard.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6-8 p.m.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences online at www.mountainviewfuenralhome.com


Gordon Blueford Dyer


GORDON BLUEFORD DYER
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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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March 9, 2011                            Page 16A

 

thomas clyde lee

 

Mr. Thomas Clyde Lee, age 81, of Murphy Hwy., Blairsville, passed away on Thursday March 3, 2011 in the Chatuge Regional Nursing Home following an extended illness.  Mr. Lee was born on Oct. 27, 1929 in Douglasville, GA, the son of the late Dan W. Lee and the late Clara Evans Lee.  He was a veteran of the US Army.  He was a member of the American Legion of East Point, GA.  Thomas was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Mae Pitts Lee in 2004 and by two brothers, James and Johnny Lee.  He was a loving father, brother, grandfather and great-grandfather.  Mr. Lee was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving Mr. Lee are one son, John Michael "Mike" Lee of West Chester, OH, four brothers, Frank Lee of Blue Ridge, Mack Lee of Atlanta, Ronnie Lee of Lula, GA, Gene Lee of Raleigh, NC, one sister, Mary Gardner of Charleston, SC, two grandchildren, Richard Christopher and Erin (Sullivan) Lee of Fairfax, VA, Joshua Matthew Lee of West Chester, OH, two great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Patrick Lee, many other relatives and friends also survive.

A memorial service was held on Monday March 7, 2011 at 10 a.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. George Cline officiating.  Military Honors were conducted by the North GA Honor Guard.  Interment followed in the Holly Hill Cemetery in Fairburn, GA.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Monday from 9-10 a.m. prior to the services.

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




           

           


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

(no corrections have been made; this is exactly as it appeared in paper)

 

 

March 9, 2011                            Page 16A

 

mary jo cherry

 

Mary Jo Cherry, age 95, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Monday evening, February 28, 2011, at her home.  Ms. Cherry was born in Hayesville, NC, on Sunday, October 10, 1915, a daughter of the late James Claude Cherry and Corine Palmer Cherry, and had lived there and in the surrounding areas for all of her life.  She attended Hayesville Church of God.

She will be lovingly remembered and is survived by her children, Mary Ruth and David Abercrombie, of Blairsville; and Jack and Betty Buckner, of Cleveland, TN; grandchildren: Kenneth and Kelley Blevins, Michael and Tracy Abercrombie, Andrea and Richard Smith, Stacy and Jim Dunn, Ashley and Rick Jerin; great grandchildren: Steven, Melanie and Amelia Blevins; Violet Burger; Megan, Brady and Micalela Abercrombie; Zackery Holton; Simon and David Dunn; and Lucy Ann Jerin.

Graveside services were held on for Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at 2 p.m., at Hayesville Baptist-Presbyterian Cemetery, with Rev. Luther Thomas officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Kenny Blevins, Michael Abercrombie, Steven Blevins, Zack Holton, Jeramy Seabolt, and Jesse Holton.

Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.  Please send condolences to the family at our website, www.cochranfuneralhomes.com


Mary Jo Cherry


MARY JO CHERRY
    Courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home