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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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April 17, 1996                            Page 5B

 

mr. william roy mcfadden

 

            Mr. William Roy McFadden, 85, of Branan Lodge, Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 1996 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

Mr. McFadden was born on May 2, 1910, in Sandusky, Ohio, and he was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in World War II.  Mr. McFadden had lived in this area since 1990, coming here from Bowling Green, Ohio.  He was of the Lutheran Faith, and was a member of the Masons in Ohio. 

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary “Bonnie” McFadden, of Blairsville; son, Ernest McFadden of Hartwell, GA, and daughter, Arley Brenneman, of Covington, Kentucky; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren also survive.

            Memorial services will be held at a later date. 

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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April 17, 1996                            Page 5B

 

mr. ray stepp

 

            Mr. Ray Stepp, 66, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, April 11, 1996 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

Mr.  Stepp was born in Union County, Georgia, on January 27, 1930, a son of the late Paul L. Stepp and Evelyn Anderson Stepp.  He was a veteran of the Korean War and served in the U.S. Amy.  Mr. Stepp lived most of his life in the Blairsville area, and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.  Preceding him in death was a daughter, Linda Grace Stepp. 

            Surviving are his wife, Kathy Dodgen Stepp, of Blairsville; sons, Larry Keith Stepp, of Blairsville; and William R. Stepp, Jr., of Hendersonville, NC; daughters, Joanne King of Demorest, GA and Marsha King, of Blairsville; sisters: Grace Young and Ruby Daniel both of Blairsville; a brother, jack Stepp, of Odenville, Alabama; seven grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, April 13, 1996 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of the Funeral Home with Rev. Horace Potts and Rev. Brent Chatham officiating.  Special music was presented by Stanley Stepp and The Pilgrims.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Hubert Owenby, Phil Baxter, Charlie Johnson, Yeona Chambers, J.M. Dyer, Otis Young, and Caron Owenby.  Interment was in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.


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Blairsville, GA  30512

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April 17, 1996                            Page 5B

 

james milo brown

 

            James Milo Brown, 89, of Young Harris, Georgia, died Saturday, April 6, 1996 in a Towns County, GA nursing home.

Mr. Brown was a native of Union County, GA.  He was a retired farmer and a member of the Gum Log Baptist Church.  He was the son of the late Milton and Lillie Scroggins Brown.  He was preceded in death by two brothers, Wayne and Glen Brown and two sisters, Nellie Brown Gibson and Nova Brown Stephens. 

            He is survived by his wife Ruby Pauline Phillips Brown of Chatuge Regional Nursing Home, a son and daughter-in-law Ray and Marlene Brown of Morrow, GA, a granddaughter Paula Ackermann of Orlando, FL and a grandson Alan Brown of Atlanta, GA.

            Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 8, 1996 in the Townson-Rose Chapel, Hayesville, NC.  The reverend Willis Garrett officiated.  Burial was in the Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Union County, Georgia. Pallbearers were Bryan and Suell Souther, Vernon and Brad Barnes, Harold Gibson and Ralph Brown.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.            

 

           


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April 17, 1996                            Page 5B

 

mrs. mafuel dixon carroll

 

            Mrs. Mafuel Dixon Carroll, 71, of Epworth, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 1996 in West Paces Ferry Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.

Mrs. Carroll was born on May 26, 1924, a daughter of the late Tom Dixon and Annie Shope Dixon.  She was a member of Friendship Baptist church (sic) #3.

            Surviving are (sic) her son, Danny Carroll, of Lawrenceville, GA.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, April 13, 1996 from the chapel of the Funeral Home with Rev. Alton Towe, and Rev. Horace Potts officiating.  Special music was presented by the Kelley Trio and Ken and Elaine Young.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Terry Kuykendall, Billy Wayne Chastain, Lawarce Turner, Roland Barnes, Terry Ramsey, Donald Turner, and Roddy Turner.  Interment was in Pleasant Grove Baptist church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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April 17, 1996                            Page 5B

 

mr. j.f. rogers

 

            Mr. J.F. Rogers, 98, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, April 12, 1996 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

Mr.  Rogers was born in Union County, Georgia, on May 14, 1897, a son of the late Joseph Rogers and Mary King rogers (sic).  He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, and a lifelong resident of Union County. 

            Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ellijay Rogers; three sons, Max Rogers, of East Point, Michigan, Keith Rogers of St. Claire Shores, Michigan, and Rex Rogers of Blairsville, GA; eleven grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, April 14, 1996 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Jerry Helton officiating.  Special music was presented by the Troy Phillips family.  Grandsons served as pallbearers.  Interment was in Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.