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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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April 3, 1996                              Page 6B

 

mr. doyle patterson

 

            Mr. Doyle Patterson, 82, of Union County, Georgia, passed away early Sunday, March 24, 1996 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

Mr.  Patterson was born in Union County on June 8, 1913, a son of the late Willie Patterson and Dora Thomas Patterson.  He was a lifelong resident of this area and a retired farmer.  He was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church.  A daughter, Irene Deaver, preceded Mr. Patterson in death.  She passed away in 1986. 

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Atha Raper Patterson, of the home; daughter, Gladys Patterson, of the home; daughter and son-in-law, Annie Bell and Hayward Davis of Blue Ridge, GA; daughter, Rosa Mae Sparks; son and daughter in-law, Clinton and Brenda Patterson; son and daughter-in-law, Clifton and Carolyn Patterson, all of Blairsville.  Son-in-law, Press Beavers, of Blairsville; 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and two great, great-grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 26, 1996 at 2 p.m., from Zion Hill Baptist Church with Reverend Mark Towery and Reverend Brent Chatham officiating.  Special music was presented by Ken and Elaine Young.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Jamey Patterson, Robby Patterson, Doug Patterson, Steve Ware, Jerry Ware and Press Beavers.  Interment was in Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of arrangements.

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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April 3, 1996                              Page 6B

 

mr. j. willard nichols

 

            Mr. J. Willard Nichols, 78, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, March 24, 1996 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.  Mr. Nichols was born in Union County, Georgia, on September 30, 1917, a son of the late John Nichols and Callie Rector Nichols.  He was a retired farmer and had lived in this are for most of his life.  Mr. Nichols was a member of Confidence Methodist Church. 

            Surviving are his wife, Anna Mae Walker Nichols, of the home; two daughters, Connie Duncan, and Cathy Brackett, both of Blairsville; three sisters, Flossie Wise, of Marietta, and Effie Foster and Bonnie Owenby, both of Blairsville; brother, Ellard Nichols of Blairsville; grandsons, Ronnie Duncan, of Blairsville and Shannon Brackett, of Marietta; granddaughter, Stephanie Hollis, of Marietta; and great grandson, Justin Duncan, of Blairsville.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 26, 1996 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Robert Passmore and Rev. John Strickland officiating.  Special music was presented by Stephen and Lillie Vee Adams.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Ronnie Duncan, Larry Brackett, Shannon Brackett, Jeff Hollis, Bobby Dillinger, Winston Cook, Steve Nichols, and Edward Nichols.  Serving as honorary escort to the family was Tommy Duncan.  Interment was in Confidence Methodist Church Cemetery.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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April 3, 1996                              Page 6B

 

garfield lowell garrett

 

            Garfield Lowell Garrett, age 84, of Mauney rd., (sic) Blairsville, GA died Friday, March 29, 1996 in a Union County Georgia Hospital.

            He was a native of Cherokee County, NC and had lived in Blairsville, GA the past 44 years.

            He is survived by four sons: Robert Garrett and James Avery Garrett both of Gainesville, GA, John David Garrett of Braselton, GA, and Leonard Marvin Garrett of Athens, GA; four (sic) daughters: Carolyn Jean DeVaney of Marietta, GA, Barbara Doris Smith of Turnerville, GA, Mildred Alene Hughes of Bowman, GA;  two sisters: Oma Allen and Betty Farmer both of Murphy, NC; seventeen grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews. 

            Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 31, 1996, at the Antioch Baptist Church in Blairsville, GA.  The Rev. Jerry Young afficiated (sic).  Burial was in the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery.  Grandsons served as pallbearers.

            The family received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, March 29 and Saturday, March 30, 1996, at Townson Rose Funeral Home, Murphy, NC where the body remained until placed in the church at the service hour. 

            In lieu of flowers memorials were made to the Antioch Baptist Church, 3301 Antioch Church Rd., Blairsville, GA 30512.

Townson Rose Funeral home (sic) was in charge of arrangements. 


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April 3, 1996                              Page 6B

 

mrs. mae young mitchell

 

            Mrs. Mae Young Mitchell, 86, of Powder Springs, Georgia passed away Monday, March 25, 1996.  She was the widow of the late Rev. Clarence C. Mitchell, and a native of Union County.

            Surviving are two sons: James Mitchell, of Buchanan, GA, and Franklin Mitchell, of Villa Rica, GA; four daughters: Frankie Mae Phillips, of Union City, GA, Thelma Beavers, of Powder Springs, GA, Lula Jane Folsom, of Tampa, FL, Margaret Clayton, of Marietta, GA; sister: Etter Lee, of Cleveland, GA; thirteen grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; and five great great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Thursday, March 28, 1996 at 1 p.m. from Liberty Baptist Church in Blairsville with Rev. Clayton and Rev. Junior Waddell officiating.  Interment was in the Church Cemetery.

            This notice is a courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville for Gene Davis White columns Chapel of Mableton, GA.


The North Georgia News

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April 3, 1996                              Page 6B

 

mrs. claudine fitzgerald king

 

            Mrs. Claudine Fitzgerald King, 72, of West Palm Beach, Florida and Blairsville, Georgia passed away Monday, March 25, 1996 after an extended illness.

Mrs. King was born in Vienna, Georgia, she was a resident of the Palm Beach area for over 70 years, and was a graduate of Palm Beach High School, Class of 1941.

            Mrs. King was employed with Southern Dairy from 1941 to 1958, and then with the Lykes Brothers Meat Company for 22 years until her retirement in 1984.  She was a former member of Gold Coast Baptist Church, West Palm Beach, and was currently a member of First Baptist Church of Blairsville; an Avid (sic) Golfer (sic), Bowler  (sic), and gardener, Mrs. king was a member of the Women’s Golf Association and the Butternut Golf Club, both in Blairsville. 

            Mrs. King is survived by her husband, Bob King, of West Palm Beach and Blairsville; a daughter, Sandra King Thompson and a son, Ronald Lynn King and his wife, Amy, all of West Palm Beach; Additional (sic) survivors include her grandson, Christopher; Aunt (sic), Louise Fitzgerald, of West Palm Beach; Aunt and Uncle (sic), Mr. and Mrs. Thomas O’Hern, also of West Palm, and her nephews, Larry Fitzgerald.

            A Memorial Service was held Thursday, March 28, 1996 at 4 p.m. from Quattlebaum Holleman Burse Funeral Home, of West Palm Beach with Dr. David Cobb, Pastor of Gold Coast Baptist church (sic)  officiating.  Additional services will be held at the First Baptist Church of Blairsville at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to: Hospice of Palm Beach County, 5300 East Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33407 or to First Baptist church (sic) of Blairsville Building Fund.

            Quattlebaum Holleman Funeral Home of West Palm Beach, Florida in charge of arrangements; this notice is a courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.