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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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April 2, 1997                  Page 7B

 

mrs. dovie c. plott

 

            Mrs. Dovie C. Plott, age 90, of Blairsville, GA., passed away Monday, March 24, 1997 at her home. 

Mrs. Plott was born September 10, 1906 in Union County, a daughter of the late Silas and Linda Lowe Chambers.  She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband Mr. H.O. Plott. 

Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Foyster and Melanie Plott of Blairsville, GA.; sister, Jessie Rich of Blairsville; grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Wade and Brenda Plott of Blairsville; granddaughter and grandson-in-law Pam and Ronnie Abernathy of Blairsville; four grandchildren, Travis Plott, Tyler Plott, Haley Abernathy, and Holli Abernathy, all of Blairsville; three step grandchildren and five step great grandchildren; many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 26, 1997 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Horace Potts and Rev. Hughes Chatham officiating.  Music was by Kim Thomas and Scott Lance and Rhonda Culberson.  Pallbearers were R.B. Brown, Randy Brown, Royce Brown, Franklin Brown, David Rich and Anthony smith.  Honorary pallbearers were: Homer Powell, Melvin Emerson, Allen Plott, John Blakely, Gene Hodgeson and Randy McClure.    Interment was in Pleasant Grove  Baptist Cemetery.  

           

 

             


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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April 2, 1997                  Page 7B

 

mrs. willie young murphy

 

            Mrs. Willie Young Murphy, age 72, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, March 27, 1997 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.  Mrs. Murphy was born February 11, 1925 in Union County, Georgia, a daughter of the late Luther Young and Georgia Carney Young.  She was a lifelong resident of this area and she was a homemaker.  Mrs. Murphy was a member of Youngstown Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by a son, Hoyt Murphy, in 1943, and her husband, Gwin Murphy, in 1986.  

            Surviving are a daughter, Amalea Owenby, of Blairsville; sons, James Murphy, Bobby Murphy, Donald Murphy, all of Blairsville; daughters, Linda King and Dale Brown, both of Blairsville; son, Danny Murphy of Blairsville;; daughter, Evelyn Nichols, of Young Harris; daughter, Jeanette Turner of Blairsville; brothers, Pat Young and Otis Young, both of Blairsville; sister, Hattie Payne of Blairsville; and fourteen grandchildren, five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, March  30, 2997 at 2 p.m. from Youngstown Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Abernathy and Rev. Leon Henderson officiating.  Specially selected was presented by Rev. Charles Abernathy, Ned Wilcoxon, and Willaree Davenport.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Dennis King, David Murphy, Larry Young, Barry Young, Tim Young, and Jerry Brewer.  Interment was in Union memory Gardens Cemetery. 

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.    


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April 2, 1997                  Page 7B

 

mr. charles fair fox

 

            Mr. Charles Fair Fox, age 91, of Rice Drive, Blairsville, GA., died Sunday, March 30, 1997 in a Murphy, N.C. nursing home. 

He was a native of Cherokee County, N.C.  He had worked as manager of Hamptonís Hardware Store and was a self-employed carpenter.  He was a son of the late Mark Henderson and Rachel Walker Fox and was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Akin Fox. 

He is survived by three sons, William H. Fox of Young Harris, GA., Don L. Fox and Gene M. Fox, both of Hiawassee, GA.; two daughters, Flora Nell Rice of Blairsville, GA. and Kathy Fox Powell of Arlington, Texas; three brothers, Howard Fox of Murphy, N.C., Herbert Fox of Marble, N.C. and Cecil Fox of Belmont, N.C.; one sister, Edith Fox Sutton of Asheville, N.C.; six grandchildren, Lee Fox, Dana Fox, Rex Rice, Rhonda Mason, Lora Garrett and Donna Manus Dyer; five great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.   

            Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, 1997 at the Ranger Baptist Church, Murphy, N.C. where he was a member.  The Rev. Ray Harper officiated.  Burial was in the Ranger Baptist Cemetery.  Pallbearers were Knox Garrett, Jimmy Dyer, Rex Rice, Mack Mason, James Rice, Derick Rice and Lee Beaver. 

            In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the: Ranger Baptist Church, Cemetery Fund, c/o Virginia Burgess, P.O. box 503, Murphy, N.C. 28906.          

            Townson Rose Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.