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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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April 12, 1995                            Page 9B

 

mr. carl shields

 

            Mr. Carl Shields, 78, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, March 28, 1995 at his home.  

            Mr. Shields was born in Union County, Georgia, on October 3, 1916, a son of the late Walter Shields and Pearl Vineyard Shields.  He was a Veteran of the U. S. Army Air Corps, and served during World War II.  Mr. Shields had lived in the Blairsville area for twenty years, coming here from Marietta, Georgia.  He was a member of the American Legion, and a member of the Carpenter’s Union, Local #225. 

            Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Marie Headrick Shields, of Blairsville; daughter, Susan Shields Pasko, of Fayetteville, North Carolina; son, Carl Michael Shields, of Edgefield, South Carolina; daughter, Eve shields Bolton Elliott, of Marietta; daughter, Nancy Shields Chapman, of Blairsville; son, George David Shields, of Marietta and daughter Janice Shields Payne, of Blairsville; sister, Jeanette Reeves, of Grayson, Georgia, and brother, Roy W. Shields, of Alpharetta, Georgia; fifteen grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, April 1, 1995 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of the Funeral Home with Rev. Hadley Shields officiating.  Special music for the service was presented by Jerry Butram and Nichele (sic) Webb.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Ricky Shields, Robert Velesco, Brian Pasko, Gregg Headrick, Russell Murphy, and Patrick Murphy.  The following gentlemen served as Honorary Escort to the Family; Jacob Bolton, Jonathan Payne, and Mark Shields.  Graveside Military Honors were presented by the North Georgia Honor Guard.  Interment was in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Georgia Mountain Hospice or to the American Cancer society.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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April 12, 1995                            Page 9B

 

mrs. avonelle vantrease hill

 

            Mrs. Avonelle Vantrease Hill, 61, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, April 3, 1995 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

            Mrs. Hill was a native of Davidson County, Tennessee.  She was born December 16, 1933, her father, Harold L. Vantrease, preceded her in death.  Mrs. Hill and her husband had lived in the Blairsville area for approximately seven years, coming here from Tifton, Georgia.  Mrs. Hill was of the Church of Christ Faith.

            Surviving are her husband, Mr. John O. Hill, of the home; her mother, Jessie Dale Vantrease Gunter, of Nashville, Tennessee; two daughters, Deborah Hill-Cooper, of Mobile, Alabama and Karen Smith of West Richland, Washington, and a son, Michael Hill of Tifton, Georgia; five grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 5, 1995 from the Chapel of the Funeral Home with Rev. Phil Mason officiating.  Interment was in Chattanooga National Cemetery on Thursday, April 6th.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

(no corrections have been made; this is exactly as it appeared in paper)

 

 

April 12, 1995                            Page 9B

 

mr. farrell jackson

 

            Mr. Farrell Jackson, age 74, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Monday, April 3, 1995 at his home. 

            Mr. Jackson was born in Union County, GA on May 20, 1920, a son of the late Claude E. and Rusha Lovell Jackson.  He was a U.S. Army veteran and served during World War II.  Mr. Jackson was a lifelong resident of this area and was of the Baptist faith.

            Survivors include two sisters: Clara Mote of Atlanta and Eloise Sexton of Blairsville; three brothers: Wilmer Jackson of Newnan, GA, Claude E. Jackson, Jr., of Calhoun, GA, and Eugene T. Jackson of Blairsville.  A host of nieces, nephews and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 5, 1995 at 4:00 p.m. from the chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Harley Hunter officiating.  Music was presented by Kenneth and Elaine Young.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Bennie Rich, Sid Rich, Larry Rich, Bobby Rich, Charles Rich, and Larry Henson.  Interment was in Harmony Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

(no corrections have been made; this is exactly as it appeared in paper)

 

 

April 12, 1995                            Page 9B

 

mr. douglas wilson worden

 

            The Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge announces the death of Mr. Douglas Wilson Worden, age 67, of Blairsville, Georgia who passed away Friday, April 7th in Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, Georgia.  Born in Detroit, Michigan, he was the son of the late Elmer and Maybell Reed Worden.  Mr. Worden was of the Church of Christ faith and was a veteran, serving the United States Army. 

            Survivors include two sons, Douglas Worden of Marietta, Georgia, and Duane Worden of Mt. Morris, Michigan; three daughters, Sherry Pickelsimer of Morganton, Georgia, Debbie Day of Acworth, Georgia, and Karen Worden of Marietta, Georgia; one brother, Eugene Worden of Berkely, Michigan, and nine grandchildren. 

            Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, April 9th at 2:00 p.m. from the Akins of Blue Ridge Chapel with Minister David Macy officiating.  Music will be by Freddie Thomas.  The following gentlemen have been selected to serve as pallbearers and should assemble at the funeral home by 1:45 p.m. Sunday: Nelson Picklesimer, Quinton Picklesimer, Marvin Picklesimer, W.T. Moore, and Don Brawley.  Interment will follow at Chastain Memorial Park with graveside services by North Georgia Honor Guard.  Friends may call at the funeral home after 5:00 p.m. Saturday.  Akins funeral Home of Blue Ridge in charge of arrangements.