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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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March 29, 1995                          Page 9B

 

mrs. nancy louise mccarter davidson

 

            Mrs. Nancy Louise McCarter Davidson, 56, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, March 19, 1995 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville

            Mrs. Davidson was born in White County, Georgia, on March 13, 1939, a daughter of the late Roy McCarter and Connie Grindle McCarter.  She was a homemaker and had lived most f her life in this area.  Mrs. Davidson was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church and of the Blairsville Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.  She was the widow of the late Frank Davidson, who died in 1991.

            Surviving are a son, Franky Davidson of Blairsville; daughter and son-in-law Patricia and James Dye of Blairsville; three sisters, Ruth Mauney and Frances Ownbey, both of Blairsville and Dorothy Floyd of Blairsville; a grandson, Adam Dyer; many friends and other relatives also survive.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 21, 1995 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Horace Potts and Rev. Leon Henderson officiating.  Special music was presented by the Faith Singers.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Yonah Chambers, Billy Chambers, Richard Corn, Kaylon Grubbs, James Ownbey, and T.A. Floyd.  Interment was in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           


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March 29, 1995                          Page 9B

 

little ryan clay king

 

            Little Ryan Clay King , infant son of Doug and Jeanette Hughes King of Blairsville, passed away Saturday, March 4, 1995 in Northside Hospital in Atlanta.

            Other than his parents, Ryan is survived by a brother, Steven King of Blairsville; maternal grandparents, Dennis and Dorothy Hughes of Blairsville; paternal grandparents, Buddy and Betty King, also of Blairsville; several uncles, aunts, and cousins also survive.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 7, 1995 at 2:00 p.m. from Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Smith officiating.  Special music was presented by the Shook Family.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: John Queen, Wayne Hughes, Kevin Hughes, Scott Hughes, and Gary Lee.  Interment was in the church cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           


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March 29, 1995                          Page 9B

 

mr. andrew vester cox

 

            Andrew Vester Cox, age 92, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Saturday, March 18, 1995 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville

            Mr. Cox was a native of Alabama, and a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he achieved the rank of Master Sargeant (sic).  He was a retired citrus farmer, and had lived in Vero Beach, Florida for over thirty years before moving to Blairsville.  Mr. Cox had lived in Blairsville for nine years.  Eh was a member of Glendale Baptist Church and was predeceased by his wife and two of his children.

            Surviving are his son and daughter-in-law, Harry and Mary Cox of Blairsville; eight grandchildren: Sherry Thomas, Debbie McNeill, Cindy Cox, Andrew Cox, Mary Dunn, Lee Hutchens, Kathy Plumley, and Andy Bell.  Eight great grandchildren: Kristen McNeill, Charity Shepherd, Jonathon Dunn, Joshua Hutchens, Carrie Hutchens, Logan Plumley, Robert Cox, and Dondi Thomas.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 22, 1995 at 2:00 p.m. from Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Gowder officiating.  Special music for the service was presented by Cynthia Duncan.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: R.G. Baker, Greg Deal, Bob Tilden, and Chuck Plumley.  Military honors with presentation of the American Flag was provided by members of North Georgia Honor Guard.  Interment was in Union memory Gardens Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           


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March 29, 1995                          Page 9B

 

little casey scott brown

 

            Little Casey Scott Brown, infant son of Scott and Chasity Brown of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, March 18, 1995. 

            Surviving other than his parents are maternal grandmother Karen Carver of Blairsville; maternal grandfather, Billy Carver of Blairsville; paternal grandmother, Becky Feller of Hayesville, NC, paternal grandfather, Scott Brown, Sr. of Texas; maternal great grandmother, Margie Sparks of Blairsville; maternal great grandmother, Polly Henson of Blairsville; paternal great grandparents Anna Mae and Robert Brown of the Brasstown Community; paternal great great grandmother, Edna Chastain of the Brasstown Community; and maternal great great grandmother, Ora Foster of Blairsville.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 22, 1995 at 11:00 a.m. from Many Forks Baptist Church with Rev. Aline Mosteller officiating.  Interment was in the church cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           


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March 29, 1995                          Page 9B

 

ruth erwin penland

 

            Mrs. Ruth Erwin Penland, 78, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away Sunday, march 12, 1995 in Trippler Army Hospital in Honolulu. 

            Mrs. Penland was born in Union County, Georgia, on February 18, 1917, a daughter of the late Joseph Benjamin Erwin and Murphy Jane Jones Erwin.  She was a homemaker and was of the Methodist Faith (sic).  Mrs. Penland had lived the past thirty years in Hawaii.

            Surviving are her husband, Madison T. Penland, of Honolulu; son, Thomas Penland, of Falls Church, VA; Two (sic) brothers, Paul Erwin and Houston Erwin, both of Blairsville; Two (sic) sisters, Ellen Nix of Blairsville, and Ann Burgess, of Cleveland, Ga; Grandsons, (sic) David Penland and T.R. Penland; Several (sic) Nieces (sic) and Nephews (sic) also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, March 19, 1995 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of the Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Burline Thomason and Rev. Horace Potts officiating.  Special music was presented by The Kelley Trio.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Dr. Benny Erwin, Matt Major, Phill Trott, Lanier Erwin, Craig Harkins, Charles Penland, and Melvin Gibson.  The following gentlemen served as honorary escort to the family: Houston Erwin, Ferrell Penland, Phil Harkins, Andy Gibson, Floyd Burgess, Charlies (sic) Bernard, Fred Penland, and Ray Allison.  Interment was in Bethel Cemetery in Blairsville.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, Georgia in charge of arrangements.

           


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March 29, 1995                          Page 9B

 

mr. bill robinson

 

            Mr. Bill Robinson, age 68, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 1995 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

            Mr. Robins was a native of Wake County, NC, and was born April 11, 1926 to Hugh Lee Robinson and Louise Columbus Davis Robinson.  He served in the US Army during World War II.  Mr. Robinson had lived in this area for the past two years, coming here from Atlanta.  He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church, and a member of the Roman Eagle Lodge, F & MA, of Aberdeen, NC.

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Jayne Chambers Robinson, of the home; daughters, Billie Jane Robinson and Sallie Lynn Robinson, both of Lilburn, GA; daughter and son-in-law Caroline Robinson Garcia and Orlando Garcia, of Dallas, GA; grandsons, Cole, Mitch, and Tony Garcia.  Many friends also survive.

            Graveside services were held Thursday, march 23, 1995, at 2 p.m. from Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Bill Gowder officiating. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the American Heart Association.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           


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March 29, 1995                          Page 9B

 

mr. frank j. morelly

 

            Mr. Frank J. Morelly, age 82, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, March 24, 1995.  Mr. Morelly was born in Southbridge, Massachusetts the son of George and Emma Marcotte Morelly.

            Following his marriage to Marjorie Temple they lived in the Worcester, Massachusetts area until 1952 at which time they moved to Florida where Mr. Morelly was manager of the Avis Car Rental Agency in Daytona Beach.

            Mr. Morelly was a Charter Member of the Sunset Lions Club in Daytona Beach and a member of the Methodist church (sic).  In 1975 Mr. and Mrs. Morelly moved to Georgia, living in Towns County and then Union County.

Surviving are his wife Mrs. Marjorie Morelly of the home, one daughter Mrs. Barbara McBride of Tallahassee, Florida; two sons: Mr. Steve Morelly of Douglasville, Georgia; Mr. Doug Morelly of Fairfax, Virginia; one brother Mr. Charles Morelly of Worcester, Massachusetts; six grandchildren, two granddaughters and a number of nieces and nephews. (sic)

            Memorial services were held Sunday, March 26, 1995 at 3:00 p.m. from the First United Methodist Church of Union County with the Rev. Robert Darby officiating. Memorials may be made in honor of Mr. Morelly to the Georgia Mountain Hospice, Blairsville, Georgia 30512.

            Banister Funeral Home of Young Harris in charge of arrangements.

           


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March 29, 1995                          Page 9B

 

mrs. mary m. hamby

 

            Mrs. Mary M. Hamby, age 83, of Branan Lodge, Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 1995 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

            Mrs. Hamby was a native of Newton County, Georgia, and was born February 3, 1912, to Emmett and China Strawn McCart.  She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Union County, a member of the American Legion Unit 121 Auxiliary, and a member of the Blairsville Chapter of Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary. Surviving are her husband, Mr. Milford Hamby, of the home; a brother, Jack McCart, of Alpharetta, Georgia; a sister, Mrs. Margaret Steel, of Covington, Georgia; several nieces, nephews and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, March 25, 1995 at 2:00 p.m. from First United Methodist Church with Dr. Robert Darby officiating.  Organist Sarah Kelley presented music for the service.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Johnny Hamby, Dale Hamby, Glenn Hamby, Bill Hamby, Ferrell Penland, and Dayton Dyer.  The following gentlemen served as Honorary Escort to the Family: Bruce McCart, Barry lane, Joel Dawkins, Donald steel, and James Edwards.  Interment was in Union memory Gardens Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to First United Methodist Church Building Fund.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.