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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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March 15, 1995                          Page 6B

 

margaret joan byce

 

            Margaret Joan Byce, age 53, passed away from us March 3, 1995, formerly of Atlanta, resident of Blairsville.

            Survived by her daughter, Rhonda Franklin; brother, James Kingston of Atlanta; sister, Rita Kingston of Ellenwood; granddaughter, Miss Mega Franklin; son-in-law Gerald Franklin.

            Funeral services were held at Ebenezer Baptist Church on March 5th, 1995,.  Pallbearers were: Steven Poss, Wayne Poss, Brad Barnes, Gary Fields, Bill, Vernon Barnes.  Re. Guy Wayne Shook officiated.  Piano was by Racheal Barnes and sons (sic) by Becky Rogers and Jeri King. 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

March 15, 1995                          Page 6B

 

mr. albert c. worden

 

            Mr. Albert C. Worden, age 89, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Thursday, March 9, 1995.

            Mr. Worden was born in Kirkland County, Illinois, on October 21, 1905, a son of the late Charles Worden and Pauline Draves Worden.  He had lived in this area since 1968, coming here from Sycamore, Illinois.  Mr. Worden was a member of First United Methodist Church of Union County, and a former member of the Union County Lions Club.

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Annie Lou Patton Worden of the home; daughters, Norma Winecka of Chicago, IL, Shirley Moore of Rockford, IL, Annie Ballen of Sycamore, IL, Judy Carver of Talking Rock, GA, Karen Weaver of Dalton, Ga, (sic) Janet Little of Cumming, GA, Janie Collins of Blairsville, GA, and Elaine Bowman of Las Cruses, New Mexico; sons, John Worden of Phoenix, AR, (sic) Dewey Lee of Ellijay, GA, Larry Lee of Tunnel  Hill, GA; Ned Lee of Morganton, GA, Leslie Lee of Blairsville, GA, and Clyde Lee of Dahlonega, GA; brother, Russell Worden of Sycamore, IL; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, March 12, 1995 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Jerry Helton officiating.  Special music was presented by Gloria Griggs.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Charles Worden, C.J. Worden, Jesse Miller, Brian Smith, Ray Mullins, and Brian Henderson.  Interment was in Union memory (sic) Gardens Cemetery.

            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)

 

 

March 15, 1995                          Page 6B

 

mrs. reba beatrice meers

 

            Mrs. Reba Beatrice Meers, age 59, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Friday, march 10, 1995 at her home.

            Mrs.  Meers was born July 22, 1935 in Fannin County, Georgia, a daughter of the late Vestal Sisson and Bertie Vandiver Sisson.  She had lived most of her life in this area and was a member of Coopers Creek Baptist Church.

            Survivors include her husband, Mr. Clyde Meers of the home; daughters, Sandra White of Atlanta, Barbara Smith and Sonya Walter, both of Blairsville, Linda Young of Canton, GA, and Mary Hicks of Jasper, GA; sons, Jackie Meers of Canton and Johnny Meers of Blairsville; twelve grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, March 12, 1995 at 4:00 p.m. from Coopers Creel Baptist Church with Rev. Edward Butler and Rev. Bud Hyde officiating.  Special music was presented by the church choir.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Paul Smith, Edward Young, Mack Hicks, Roy Woody, Clyde Payne and Jason Lee.  Interment was in Coopers Creek Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.