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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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March 19, 2008              Page 17A

 

Milledge henson

 

            Mr. Milledge Henson, age 74, of Helens Way, Blairsville passed away on Monday, march 10, 2008 in the Heartland Hospice House in Macon, GA following an extended illness.  Mr. Henson was born on April 8, 1933 in Union County, the son of the late Dewey Henson and the late Azzlee Payne Henson.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Omi Grace Roberson Henson in 2003; a son, Lonnie Henson and a daughter Barbara Henson.  Mr. Henson was of the Baptist faith.

            Surviving Mr. Henson are nineteen children, Pam and Charlie Hinson of Blairsville, Kay and David Jenkins of Dawsonville, GA, Melody Brown of Blairsville, Cricket and Buck Dills of Blairsville, Mary Henson of Commerce, Mae and Rick Amato of CT, Kathy Lopez of Commerce, Gene and Ginger Young of Rome, GA, Jimmy and Madelyn Young of Gainesville, Dwayne and Katrina Henson of Blairsville, Thomas Henson of Gulfport, MS, Lola Sillings of CA, Carolyn Henson of Atlanta, Charlene Henson of Atlanta, David Henson of Cleveland, mark Henson of Cedartown, Billy Henson of Commerce, Dewey Henson of FL, and Richard Henson of GA; forty grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at 2 p.m. from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Bo Whisnant officiating.  Special music was presented by Joshua Dills.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, David and Cody Brown, Joshua Dills, Jacob Fox, Jacob Dills and Adam Henson.  Serving as honorary pallbearers were Davie Jones and Charlie Hinson.  Interment followed in the Providence Methodist Church Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening after 1 p.m., but especially 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.mountainviewfuneralhome.com

           


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March 19, 2008              Page 17A

 

rebecca anne st. john

 

            Rebecca Anne St. John passed away suddenly on Monday, March 10, 2008.

            She is survived by her three daughters, Shelly Curle St. John, Mikellah Davis Makepeace, Mckenzie Davis Payne, her five grandchildren and numerous other family members and friends she considered one and the same.  Rockin’ Rebecca’s radio career spanned four decades and five states.  Her legacy is the voice that made her a local celebrity as well as her excellent taste in music that she shared with listeners for many years.  She always said she it because she loved the music and held dear to her heart the she was helping create the “soundtracks” for people’s everyday lives.  Something that Rebecca would have wanted everyone to know is just how very much she loved her listeners and how very important they were to her.  Rebecca St. John was one of those people that always made you feel like a welcome friend.  Her love of life and her passion for music will be a long lasting memory for all of us.  A Memorial Service was Saturday, March 15, 2008 at 4 p.m.  The family received friends that evening.

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

           


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lassie mae brown

 

            Mrs. Lassie Mae Brown, age 83, of Hiawassee, GA passed away on Wednesday, March 12, 2008 following a period of declining health.  She was born the late Vaughn and Etna Williamson Brown on February 28, 1925 in Union County, GA.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Commie Brown.

She is survived by a daughter, Joyce Billegmeier, of MD; sons, Dennis Brown, of Milledgeville, GA; Kenneth Brown, of Dayton, OH; Edwin Brown, of Newport, NC; brother, Robert Brown, of Young Harris, GA; sisters, Hubbie Henson, of Murphy, NC; Betty Maney, of Murphy, NC; Faye Dotson, of Dacula, GA; Ruby Swanson, of Lawrenceville, GA; fifteen grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 15, 2008 at 3 p.m. at Woods Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Danny Burch and Rev. Darrell Dale officiating.  Pallbearers were the grandchildren.  Interment was in Many Forks Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Banister Funeral Home of Hiawassee in charge of arrangements.

           


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william daniel orders

 

            Mr. William Daniel Orders, age 84, of Townhouse Drive, Blairsville passed away on Wednesday, March 12, 2008 in the Clay County Care Center following an extended illness.  Mr. Orders was born on September 18, 1923 in Meridian, MS, the son of the late William Daniel Orders, Sr. and the late Mary Kogh Orders.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force of WWII.  He was a member of the Masonic Lodge F&AM.  Mr. Orders attended Coosa United Methodist Church.

            Surviving Mr. Orders are his loving wife of twenty-five years, Evelyn Clements Orders of Blairsville; one son and daughter-in-law, Leigh and Becky Orders of Jacksonville, FL; one daughter and son-in-law, Claire and Max Long of Tifton, GA; one step-daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Les Parsons of Lilburn, GA; three-step sons, Tony Davis of Apache Junction, AZ, Terry Davis of Jacksonville, FA, Lynn Davis of Suches, GA’; four grandchildren; many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial services was held on Saturday, March 15, 2008 at 12 p.m. from the Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Daniel Nail officiating.  In lieu of flowers, if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society in Mr. Orders memory.  The family met with friends following the services. 

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

           


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beatrice anagnostis

 

            Mrs. Beatrice Anagnostis, age 87 of Blairsville, GA, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2008 at Clay County Care Center.  Mrs. Anagnostis was born Friday, May 21, 1920 in Union County to the late Otis and Carrie Gaddis Brackett.  She had lived and worked in Atlanta for a number of years before moving back to Blairsville in 1972.  Mrs. Anagnostis was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Anagnostis.

            Survivors include: daughters Patricia Anagnostis and Paulette Anagnostis both of St. Pete Beach, FL.

            Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 15, 2008 from Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Eugene Pansler officiating.  Interment was in Providence Methodist Church Cemetery. 

The Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.


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March 19, 2008              Page 17A

 

keith frank rogers

 

            Mr. Keith Frank Rogers, age 72, of St. Clair Shores, MI passed away on Friday, March 14, 2008       following a brief illness.  Mr. Rogers was a proud and active member of Pipe Fitters Local 636.  Mr. Rogers was born on July 18m, 1935in Blairsville, GA, the son of the late Joseph Fletcher Rogers and the late Virginia Davenport Rogers O’Neil.  Mr. Rogers was raised by his grandparents, the late Jim and Minnie Davenport.  Mr. Rogers was a member of Ivy Log Baptist Church.

            Surviving Mr. Rogers are three children, Kristie (Eric) Post, Brent (Nicole) Rogers, and Matthew Rogers all of St. Clair Shores, MI; two brothers, Max and the late Lois Rogers of Clinton Township, MI; and Rex and the late Sharon Rogers of Blairsville, GA; four grandchildren, Alexander Robnkohl, Ashlee Post, Eric Post, and Amber Post all of St. Clair Shores, MI; several nieces, nephews, cousins; many other relatives and close friends also survive. 

            Funeral services were held on Wednesday, March 19th, 2008 at 10 a.m. from the Kaul Funeral Home.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Ben BeYonker, Rick Ditchie, Jim McAfee, jack Lance, Bud Atkins, and Hoyt Raper.  Interment followed in Cadillac Memorial Gardens East, Clinton Township, MI.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Monday evening 6-8 p.m. and Tuesday evening 2-9 p.m.

Kaul Funeral Home of t. Clair Shores in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences online at www.kaulfuneralhome.com

This announcement courtesy of Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA.