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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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April 2, 2008                  Page 17A

 

william donald langlois

 

            Mr. William Donald Langlois, age 72 of Blairsville, GA, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2008 at Union General Hospital.  Mr. Langlois was born Thursday, September 12, 1935 in Pawtucket, RI to the late Donald Langlois and the late Estelle Chapderlain Langlois.

            Survivors include: wife, Dolores Langlois of Blairsville, GA; daughter & son-in-law, Kathy & Jesse Trout of Simpsonville, SC; daughter & son-in-law, Mary & Donnie Pharr of Coco Beach, FL; daughter & son-in-law, Sandra & Brian Solger of Chipley, FL; son, William Langlois, Jr.; brother, Leo Langlois of Attleboro, MA; grandchildren, Michael trout, Daniel Trout, Gary Davis, Jennifer Harvey, Ethan Solger and Erin Solger.

            Memorial mass was held Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 10 a.m. from the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church with Father Richard Wise officiating.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations may be made to the Leukemia Society by calling 800-955-4572.

            The Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA is in charge of the arrangements.  You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfunerralhomes.com.

           

 


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edwin joseph krempecke

 

            Mr. Edwin Joseph Krempecke, age 78, of Rothgeb Ridge Rd., Blairsville passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at his home following an extended illness.  Mr. Krempecke was born on May 12, 1929 in Trenton, NJ, the son of the late Edmond Krempecke and the late Catherine Ordorzk Krempecke.  He retired in 1986 from the New Jersey Bell Telephone Company with over thirty years of service.  He was a veteran of the U.s. Navy of the Korean War.  He loved golf, fishing, camping, skiing and was an outdoorsman.  Most of all he was a loving husband, father and grandfather.  He was preceded in death by two sisters, Florence Hoyer and Bernice Anderson.  Mr. Krempecke was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

            Surviving Mr. Krempecke are his loving wife of twenty-two years, Kay Krempecke of Blairsville; six children, Edwin and Deborah Krempecke of Johnson, VT, Donna and Mark Wilson of Jackson, NJ, Karen and Larry Turner of Blairsville, Cheryl and Richard Wortley of Tuscon, AZ, Hugh and Allison Hirth of Sunset Beach, NC, Brian Hirth of Washington, DC; two sisters, Evelyn Andrzjak of Phoenix, AZ, Jacquline Abbott of Allentown, NJ; eleven grandchildren, Jennifer,  Michael and Christopher Wilson, Blair, Nicole and Christine Goldbacher, Lara Turner, Alexander and Casandra Wortley and Nicolas Hirth; several nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 28, 2008 at 11 a.m. from St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church with Father Richard Wise officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Hugh Hirth, Tony Kimball, Richard Stone and Larry Turner.  Interment and graveside services followed on Monday at 2 p.m. from the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Hamilton, NJ.  The family met with friends on Friday evening from 6-8 at Mountain View Funeral Home.

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

           

 


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Blairsville, GA  30512

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marie parker rogers

 

            Mrs. Marie Parker Rogers are 96 of Blairsville formerly of Ellijay died Sunday, March 16, 2008.  Mrs. Rogers was born February 17, 1912 in Liberty County, GA, the daughter of the late Rollie Lee and Rosa Coleman Parker.  She was a homemaker and the widow of Reginald F. Rogers.

            Survivors include: daughter, Rose Pinson Quarles of Blairsville; son, John Rogers of Cartersville; sister, Frances Bresnahan, of Las Vegas, NV; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at 2 p.m. from the Ellijay City Cemetery with Rev. Steve Fields and Rev. Michael Morrison officiating.  Music was presented by Irene Wofford.  Pallbearers were: Roger Pinson, Mark Pinson, and Rene Stover.

Bernhardt Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.  On-line condolences may be made at www.bernhardth.com.

 

 


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Blairsville, GA  30512

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ian c.j.kaser

 

            Mr. Ian C.J. Kaser, age 24, of lake Cove Lodge Rd., Blairsville passed away on Saturday, March 29, 2008 in Union General Hospital following a sudden illness.  Mr. Kaser was born on April 25, 1983 in Columbus, GA, the son of Herman Kaser and Eveningstar Ray Kaser.  Mr. Kaser was of the Baptist faith.

            Surviving Mr. Kaser are one daughter, Aliena Carter of Blairsville; fiancée, Amber Carter of Blairsville; mother and step-father, Eveningstar and James Terry of Blairsville; father, Herman Kaser of Rome, GA; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Mikael and Felicia Kaser of Blairsville, Trevor Kaser of Rome, GA; grandparents, Charles and Marion Brown of Tuscon, AZ; several aunts, uncles, cousins and many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Monday, March 31, 2008 from the funeral home chapel with the rev. Stacy Dyer officiating.  Special music was a selection of Ian’s favorite hymns.  IN lieu of flowers, if you wish, the family requests that donations may be made to a fund set up at United Community Bank for Ian’s daughter, Aliena Carter.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Sunday evening from 6-9 p.m.             

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

           

 


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helen cearley woody

 

            Helen Cearley Woody, age 89, died Friday, March 21, 2008 at The Oaks.  She was a native of Blairsville, GA, the daughter of the late Gaylor Brite Cearley and Carrie Mae Jones Cearley and the wife of the late Orville Woody.  She was preceded in death by her daughters, Nelda Jane Woody and Cora Lee Shipley; sister, Lena Seabolt and brothers, Rufus and G.B. Cearley.

            Surviving are her daughters, Robbie Jean Smathers of Pisgah Forest, NC and Geri Felkel of Brevard, NC; sister, Johnnie Patterson of pecks Mill, WV; grandchildren, Rick Smathers, Melissa Morris, and Kyle Bumgarner; and three great-grandchildren.           

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2008 at Pisgah Gardens with Rev. Tommy Owen officiating.  To sign Mrs. Woody’s memorial register online, please go to Obituaries at www.moore-fh-.com

Moore Funeral Home is serving the family. 

 


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beatrice “bea” walling

 

            Mrs. Beatrice “Bea” Walling, age 98 of Peachtree city, GA, formerly of Blairsville, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2008 at Southland Nursing Home.  Mrs. Walling was born Saturday, July 17, 1909 in Orangeburg County, SC to the late Joseph A. Spires and the late Ida Scott Spires.  She was a member of First United Methodist Church of non County and was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon C. Walling; son, William G. Walling and brother, Hubert Spires.

            Survivors include: grandson, William Walling; many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

            Graveside services and interment were held Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 1 p.m. at the Elm Hurst Cemetery, in Elberton, GA with Rev. Wayne Smith officiating.  The family received friends at Cochran Funeral Home form 6-8 p.m., Monday, March 31. 

The Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA is in charge of the arrangements. 

 


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jean elizabeth bedford

 

            Mrs. Elizabeth Jean Bedford, age 75, of Blairsville, GA passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2008 following a period of declining health.  She was born to the late Nicolas J. and Lillian Smith Kuiper on September 5, 1932 in Passaic County, NJ.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Lamont Bedford in January 2007.

            She is survived by her daughter, Noreen Bedford of Blairsville, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara Jean and Eric Upright of Susquehanna, PA; daughter and son-in-law, Lori-Lynn and Jim Marcello of Windsor, NY; son, Keith L. Bedford of Pennsylvania; brothers, Nick Kuiper, of New Jersey, William Kuiper of Susquehanna, PA, Allan Kuiper of Florida; sister, Mae Wright of Pennsylvania; ten grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

Memorial services were held Saturday, March 29, 2008 at 4 p.m. form Providence United Methodist Church with Rev. John Kay officiating.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to The National Humane Society at www.thenationalhumanesociety.com or St. Jude Children’s Hospital at www.donor@stjude.org in Mrs. Bedford’s memory.

Banister Funeral Home of Hiawassee in charge of the arrangements.

 

 


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norman herbert britton

 

            Mr. Norman Herbert Britton, age 95, of Wesley Mtn. Drive, Blairsville passed away on Monday, March 24, 2008 in Heritage health Care in Blue Ridge following an extended illness.  Mr. Britton was born on August 20, 1912 in Toronto, Canada, the son of the late Amos Britton and the late Jesse Britton.  Norman was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.  He was devoted to helping others for most of all, praying for others.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Rita Megginson Britton who passed away on February 10, 2007.  Mr. Britton was a member of the House of Prayer Church.

            Surviving Mr. Britton are four sons and two daughters-in-law, Doug and Judy Britton of Blairsville, Don and Ann Britton of Blairsville, Ted Britton of Pacifica, Ca, Bill Hilsinger of Pacifica, CA; six grandchildren, Linda Langman, Diane Enns, Jonathan David, Vince and Jeff Britton; fourteen great-grandchildren, Alisha, Cara and Jenaya Langman, Amy, Casandra, Alice and Emmy Britton, Jana, Ryan and Nolan Enns, Denae, Rhett, jack and Chris Britton; many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Graveside services will be held on Friday, April 4, 2008 from the House of Prayer Church Cemetery with the rev. jerry Helton and Rev. Bill Honaker officiating.  Following the services he will rest beside his loving wife of sixty-nine years, Rita.  In lieu of flowers, if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to House of Prayer Missions, PO Box 1475, Blairsville, GA 30514 in memory of Mr. Britton. 

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

           

 


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ronald mcqueen coleman

 

            Ronald McQueen Coleman, age 65 of Blairsville, GA, passed away Friday, March 21, 2008 at his home.  Coleman was born Monday, June 29, 1942 in Winston-Salem, NC to the late Wallace McQueen Coleman and the late Mary Turner Coleman.  He was a graduate of Avondale High School Class of 1960.  He had been a resident of Union County for the past 8 years, moving here from Gwinnett County, GA.  Mr. Coleman was of the Lutheran Faith.

            Survivors include: wife, Sharon Coleman of Blairsville; daughter and son-in-law, Holy and Jack Stanfill of Athens, GA; son and daughter-9n-law, Quinn Todd and Amy Coleman of Monroe, GA; grandson, Jack Stanfill, Jr.; mother-in-law, Violet B. Brazie of Stone Mountain, GA.

Memorials services were held Monday, march 24, 2008 at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of the Cochran Funeral Home with Minister Terry Stuart officiating.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations may be made to American Cancer Society, Relay for Life. 

The magnificent scenic geography of our little town is so very beautiful, but the loving and caring people who live here makes Blairsville Heaven on earth.  We express our gratitude for the privilege to live in Blairsville, and what a blessing to die here.

            The Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.  You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfunerralhomes.com.