Search billions of records on Ancestry.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 22, 1995                          Page 9B

 

mr. jerry c. brooks

 

            Mr. Jerry C. Brooks, 65, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 1995, in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

            Mr. Brooks was born in Hall County, Georgia, on June 14, 1929.  A retired Air Force Veteran, Mason, Shriner, and a graduate of Mercer University, he is survived by his wife of 19 years, Mrs. Andrea Brooks, of Blairsville; his father, Mr. Van V. Brooks, of Stockbridge, GA; two sons: Jerrold L. Brooks, of Covington, GA, and Kevin R. Brooks, of Marietta, GA; a daughter, Melanie Brooks, of Austell, GA; a sister, Jerline Purvis of Decatur, GA; three grandchildren also survive.

            Jerry will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved him.

            Memorial services were held Saturday, March 18, 1995 at 2 p.m. from the House of Prayer Church with Pastor Jerry Helton officiating. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Scottish Rite Children’s Medical Center Foundation, 975 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 550, Atlanta, GA  30342.

            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 22, 1995                          Page 9B

 

mr. denzil b. adams

 

            Denzil B. Adams, age 66, of Blairsville, Ga. died Saturday, March 18, 1995.  He was born near Columbus, Ga., December 22, 1928.  He attended the University of Georgia, member Theta Chi Fraternity.  An affiliate member of the American Society of Interior Designers.  He had worked at Rich’s, Davison’s: Managed the Baker Furniture Showroom at the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center, and taught Interior Design at the Art Institute of Atlanta. (sic)  He held various offices in Atlanta Audubon Society, friends of Fernbank, and Italian Cultural Society.  Upon retirement he moved Louisville, Ky, (sic) where he was a docent at the J.B. Speed Museum, and later moved to Blairsville.

            He was a member St. Clare’s Episcopal Church where he served as a Lay Reader: a member of the Church of Our Savior, Atlanta, where he served as Vestryman, Lay Reader, and Acolyte Warden for 35 years; Holy Trinity, Atlanta, and Church of The Advent, Louisville.

            Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Knight Adams, Daughter Elizabeth Taylor of Rohnert Park, CA, and two grandchildren, Jonathan and Jessica Taylor.

            Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 23, 1995, at 3:00 p.m. at the Susan B. Harris Chapel, Young Harris, Ga.  The family requests no flowers.  Memorials may be made to St. Clare’s Episcopal Church. P.O. Box 1792, Blairsville, Ga. 30512.

            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 22, 1995                          Page 9B

 

anne leys veldhuis

 

            Anne Leys Veldhuis, 90, of Branan Lodge, Blairsville, Georgia, formerly of Hiawassee, Georgia, passed away March 15th, 1995, in Boca Raton, Florida.

            Mrs. Veldhuis is survived by her five children: William R. Veldhuis of Lake Placid, FL; Joanne H. Cripps of Boca Raton, FL; Barbara J. Trueblood of Bradenton, FL and Franklin, NC; Gary B. Veldhuis of Lake Placid, FL; and Richard J. Veldhuis of Kent, WA.

            She is also survived by eleven grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

            Mrs. Veldhuis was a long time member of Sharp Memorial United Methodist Church in Young Harris, Georgia; a member of the United Methodist Women, and an active volunteer in her community.

            She was pre-deceased by Tonie C. Veldhuis, her husband of fifty-two years.

            There will be a private burial.  Memorial services will be held at Sharp Memorial United Methodist Church in the Spring – date to be announced.

            Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Branan Lodge.