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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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March 27, 1996                          Page 6B

 

mr. carlos c. turner

 

            Mr. Carlos C. Turner, age 85, of 1150 Fairview Street, Rockmart, died Tuesday, March 19, 1996 at his resident.  He was born May 27, 1910, in Blairsville, Georgia.  He was a former school teacher, a retired Aragon Mills employee, a farmer, and a member of the Rockmart Second Baptist Church.

            He was preceded in death by his parents, James Lon and Susie Duckworth Turner.

            He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Flo Nix Turner of Rockmart; 3 sons, Mr. Leon Turner of Dothan, Alabama, Mr. Billy Turner and Mr. Gerald Turner, both of Rockmart; 3 daughters: Mrs. Lorayne Morris of Cartersville, Mrs. Joann Wigley and Mrs. Wanda Kelley, both of Rockmart; brother, Mr. Carl Turner of Gainesville; sister, Mrs. Mary Jackson of Blairsville; 12 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren also survive.

            The funeral service was held Wednesday, March 20, 1996 at 2 p.m. from the Freeman Harris Funeral home Chapel with Rev. Robert Wright officiating.  Interment followed in Rockmart Memorial Gardens.

            The following grandsons served as pallbearers, Dave Turner, Chuck Turner, Clay Turner, Scott Turner, Robert Taff, Shawn Kelley and Doug Morris.

Freeman Harris Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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March 27, 1996                          Page 6B

 

mr. bill brothers

 

            Mr. Bill Brothers, 65, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday evening, March 18, 1996 in Knoxville, Tennessee, following a brief illness.

Mr. Brothers was born on May 11, 1930, in Etowah County, Alabama, a son of the late William Dan Brothers and Maggie Inez Bickers Brothers.  He retired from Southern Bell in 1980 and has resided permanently in Blairsville since.  Mr. Brothers was a member and deacon of First Baptist Church of Blairsville, a Gideon, and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.  Mr. brothers was preceded in death by a son, Joseph Michael Brothers.

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ruby M. Brothers, of the home; son, Robert William Brothers and daughter in law, Ellen, of Clarkston, Georgia; daughter in law, Debra Brothers, of Tampa, Florida; grandchildren: Stephanie B. Perry, Jennifer, Melissa, Shane Michael and Krystle Brothers; sisters, Mrs. T.E. Reid, of Cleveland, Georgia; and Mrs. Dot Davidson of Blairsville; brothers, Horace Clayton Brothers, of Ellijay, Georgia, and Sidney A. Brothers, of Greenville, SC; and a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Thursday, March 21, 1996 at 1 p.m. from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral home in Blairsville with Rev. Danny Parris officiating.  Mr. Terry Hooper directed the music.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Ken Dooley, Horace Parker, Clyde Collins, Russ Crawford, Marcus Taylor, and Michael Worthy.  Interment was in Choestoe Cemetery.

            If you wish, memorials may be made to the Gideons for Bibles or to First Baptist Church of Blairsville Building Fund, P.O. Box 2058, Blairsville, Georgia 30514.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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March 27, 1996                          Page 6B

 

mr. abe lincoln wilson

 

            Mr. Abe Lincoln Wilson, 95, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 1996 in Chatuge Regional Hospital in Hiawassee.  Mr. Wilson was born in Union County, Georgia, on January 9, 1901, a son of the late James Monroe Wilson and Axie Winnie Jane Woody Wilson.  He was a retired farmer and a lifelong resident of this area, and one time Deputy Sheriff of Union County.  Mr. Wilson attended Shady Grove Methodist Church.  Mr. Wilson was preceded in death by his wife, Mary, who passed away on January 31, of this year. 

            Surviving are daughters Joyce Collins, of Gainesville, Georgia; Martha Deaver, of Blairsville, and Carol Nix of Blairsville; sons, Elbert Wilson, of Smith Creek, Michigan, Tom Wilson, of West Charleston, SC and William “Bill” Wilson, of Blairsville; twenty seven grandchildren, and several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, March 24, 1996 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Willis Garrett and Rev. Randy Chapman officiating.  Grandson served as pallbearers, with interment in Shady Grove Methodist Church.  Special music was presented by Earl and Ida Lou Bishop. 

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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March 27, 1996                          Page 6B

 

sigrid ann walhraven baker

 

            Mr. Mrs.  Sigrid Ann Walhraven Baker, age 53, died March 19, 1996, at her residence in Blairsville, Georgia.  A long time Norcross resident, moving to Blairsville several years ago.  Mrs. Baker was a security officer at Allied Security Company.

Surviving are her husband, Robert Baker of Blairsville, Georgia; step-son Michael Baker, from Cumming, Georgia, Mark Baker from Atlanta, Georgia; sisters, Lynn Messerschmidt from Columbus, Ohio and Chris Berquist, from Marinsco, MI; and two grandchildren, Sarah Baker and Jonah Parks.

Funeral services were Friday, March 22, 1996 at 1 p.m. from Patterson’s Norcross Chapel on Buford Highway.  Dr. Jerry Carringer officiated.  Interment was held at the Norcross Cemetery in Norcross, Georgia.

R.T. Patterson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.