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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA 30512

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March 28, 2012                                 Page 15A

 

helen simak

 

           Longtime Blairsville resident Helen Simak passed away quietly on March 15, 2012 at the Page Rehabilitation Center in Ft. Myers, FL after an extended illness. She loved Blairsville and the Branan Lodge where she lived until July 2010. She had many good friends in Blairsville and will be missed by her friends, family and fellow Braves fans.

           She was a wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great, great grandmother. She is survived by two daughters and a stepson, five grandchildren and numerous grands, great grands and one great great grandson.

           She was a wonderful baker and enjoyed baking cookies for her large family. Christmas was her favorite holiday. She never met a dog she didn't like.

           Those who loved her will miss her and pray that she has found eternal peace.

           At her request, there will be no services.

 

            

 

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callie ozell jordan

 

           Mrs. Callie Ozell Jordan, age 89, of Ivy Log Rd., Blairsville, passed away Monday, March 19, 2012 at her home following an extended illness. She was born March 3, 1923 in Cobb County, GA to the late John Calvin and Mamie Isabel Ledford Hood. She was a life long resident of Union County. Mrs. Jordan was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Ann Jordan Beasley and her husband, Donal Arthur Jordan. She was a member of the Blairsville Seventh Day Adventist Church.            

            Surviving Mrs. Jordan are four sons and three daughters-in-law, Ronnie C. and Barbara Jordan of Blairsville, Arthur Jordan of Blairsville, Donald and Debbie Jordan Jr. of Ervin, KY and Tony and Kim Jordan of Blairsville, two sisters, Margie Hood Rowell of Blairsville and Susie Mae Henderson of Blairsville, six grandchildren, Robert Jordan, Regina Jordan, Tonya Jordan, Rachel Jordan, Lowell Beasley and Julia Beasley, four great grandchildren, Robert Curtis Jordan, Tara Nolte, Ethan Nolte and Keannan Price, one great grandchild, Valerie Jordan, several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

           Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Don Yancheson and Pastor Valentin Rusu officiating. Special music were (sic) presented by Barbara Jordan and Wayne Ryder. The following gentleman served as pallbearers: Arthur Jordan, Matt Beasley, Donald Jordan, Robert Jordan, Sheldon Henderson and Swanson Hood. Interment followed in the Antioch Baptist Cemetery. The family received friends at the funeral on Tuesday evening from 6 until 8 p.m.

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


Callie Ozell Jordan

 

CALLIE OZELL JORDAN
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velma estelle cain

 

           Mrs. Velma Estelle Cain, age 94, of Suches, GA passed away at the Union County Nursing Home on Thursday, March 22, 2012. Services were held at the Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 2 PM with Rev. Chad Underwood officiating. Music was by the Philadelphia Baptist Church Choir. Pallbearers: Joshua Cain, Ashley Cain, Jonathan Dills, James Lunsford, Junior Lunsford and Larry Lunsford. Interment followed in Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.

           Mrs. Cain was born August 29, 1917 in Suches, GA to the late Daniel Floyd Lunsford and Laura Abercrombie Lunsford. She was a lifelong resident of Union County and a member of Zion Baptist Church in Suches. Mrs. Cain was preceded in death by her husband, Harley, infant twins, daughter, Ruth Cain, her mother, father, two brothers and one sister. Surviving Mrs. Cain are a son and daughter-in-law, Gene and Susie Cain of Cumming, GA, two grandchildren, Joshua and Lorie Cain of Cumming, GA and Ashley Cain of Canton, GA and one great grandson, Skyler Cain, many nieces, nephews and friends. Mrs. Cain devoted her entire life as a caregiver to her husband, who was ill for many years and her special needs daughter. Mrs. Cain loved her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and her family.

           Thanks to the staff of Union County Nursing Home for the love and care given her during her stay.

           The family received friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 1 until 2 p.m.

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


Velma Estelle Cain


VELMA ESTELLE CAIN
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william “bill” carpenter

 

           Mr. William “Bill” Carpenter, age 81 of Suches, GA, died March 23, 2012.

Mr. Carpenter was born in Hayesville, NC. He grew up in Clayton, GA before moving to Suches, GA where in (sic) lived for 49 years.

           He was the son of the late Henry Carpenter and Florence Webb Carpenter. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Ella Mae Carpenter; sons: William David Carpenter and Larry Lee Carpenter; sisters: Marie Hunnicut and Elizabeth Ann Queen; brothers: Clarence, James and Robert Carpenter; stepsons: Stanley and Tommy Green; and stepdaughter, Stella Mosley.

           He is survived by his wife, Helen Carpenter, Suches, GA; daughters, Jean (Tim Ramsey) Henslee, Blairsville, GA, Diana (David) Woody, Suches, GA; son, Mickey Carpenter, Social Circle, GA; stepdaughters, Minnie Marcus and Josie Mosley, both of Clayton, GA; stepson, Carl Green, Clarkesville, GA; daughter-in-law, Sherry Carpenter, Social Circle, GA; sister, Arizona Holt, Clayton, GA; brothers, Carl Carpenter, Irvin Carpenter, and Howard Carpenter, all of Clayton, GA. 12 grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren and other relatives also survive.

           Funeral services were scheduled for 3 PM Sunday, March 25, 2012 at Hunter Funeral Home Chapel in Clayton, GA.

           Rev. Clarence Drummond and Carl Carpenter officiated.

           Interment followed in Bethel Baptist church Cemetery in Tiger, GA.

           The family received friends from 5 PM until 9 PM on Saturday, Mach 24 at Banister Funeral Home in Dahlonega, GA. They received friends on Sunday, March 25 from 1 PM until 3 PM at Hunter Funeral Home in Clayton, GA.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the family to help with burial expenses.

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega, GA and Hunter Funeral Home of Clayton, GA are in charge of arrangements.


 

            

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fannie emma wahlquist

 

           Mrs. Fannie Emma Wahlquist, age 90, of Wesley Mountain Drive, Blairsville, passed away, Saturday, March 17, 2012, at Chatuge Regional Nursing Home in Hiawassee following an extended illness. Mrs. Wahlquist was born August 30, 1921 in Arlington, VT to the late Harold O. and Mary A. Bentley Cole. She moved to this area in 1999 from Tamarac, FL. She was preceded in death by her husband Carl H. Wahlquist in 1981. Mrs. Wahlquist was of the Methodist Faith.

           Survivors include daughters, Donna Wagner of Hiawassee and Sandra and Joseph Marsh of Blairsville, five grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

           Memorial services will be held in Florida at a later date. Interment will be in the Star of David Cemetery in Tamarac, FL. In lieu of flowers make memorial donations in Mrs. Wahlquist’s memory to the American Heart Association.

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