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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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March 20, 1996                          Page 7B

 

mr. andy pickelsimer

 

            Mr. Any Pickelsimer, age 102, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, March 16, 1996 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

Mr. Pickelsimer was born on in Fannin County, Georgia, on November 19, 1893, a son of the late George Pickelsimer and Mary Hughes Pickelsimer.  He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War I, and had been a farmer.  Mr. Pickelsimer was a lifelong resident of this area and was of the Baptist faith.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Fannie Warren Pickelsimer, in 1981. 

            Surviving are sons, Estle Pickelsimer, Elmer Pickelsimer, Earl Pickelsimer, and Arlin Pickelsimer, all of Blairsville; daughters, Bertie Davis, of Murrayville, Georgia and Niner Snedegar, of Blairsville; sixteen grandchildren and many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Monday, March 18, 1996 at 11 a.m. from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Willis Garrett and Rev. Horace Potts officiating.  Special music was presented by Ken and Elaine Young.  Members of North Georgia Honor Guard served as pallbearers, and also presented military honors.  Interment was in Harmony Grove Baptist Church 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 20, 1996                          Page 7B

 

mr. luther reed

 

            Mr. Luther Reed, 86, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 1996 in Ridgecrest Hospital in Clayton, Georgia.

Mr. Reed was born in Union County, Georgia, on October 8, 1909, a son of the late Levi Reed and Julia Brown Reed.  He was a lifelong resident of Union County, and worked with TVA during the construction of Lake Nottley and the Nottley Dam.  During World War II, he was employed with Bell Aircraft.  Mr. Reed retired in 1972, from Richards and Associates, following twenty five years of service.  For nineteen years, Mr. Reed was a volunteer with the Union County Nursing Home and The Union General Hospital Auxiliary.  He attended First United Methodist Church of Union County. 

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary Lou Erwin Reed, of Blairsville; daughter, Evelyn Reed Panter, of Smyrna, and a son, Ed Reed, of Conyers, Georgia; sister, Emma Reed of Hiawassee, Georgia; and grandson, Mark Reed of Conyers.

            Funeral services were held Thursday, March 14, 1996 at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of the Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Dr. Robert Darby officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Ray Rogers, Milton Bradley, Tommy Flanagan, Herbert Dyer, Danny Reed, and Randall Adams.  Members of Union General Hospital Auxiliary served as honorary escort to the family.  Interment was in Zion Methodist Cemetery.  If you wish, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 859 Hwy. 515, Blairsville, Georgia.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.