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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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April 21, 1999                Page 5B

 

mrs. louetta cobb

 

            Mrs. Louetta Cobb, age 87, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Monday, April 12, 1999 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

            Mrs. Cobb was born in Overton County, Tennessee, on Wednesday, November 15, 1911, a daughter of the late Floyd Smith and Ida Mae martin Smith.  She was a homemaker and was the widow of the late Ivan “Bee” Cobb, who passed away March 26, 1998.  Mrs. Cobb had lived in Blairsville since 1954, and she was a member of Confidence Methodist Church.

            Surviving are her daughters: Marie Adams, of Cleveland, GA; Irene Mong, of Mediana, Ohio; and Wanda Laster, of Blairsville; son, Roger Cobb, Blairsville; brother Wilbur C. Smith, of Livington, TN; and half sister: Ina Dean England, also of Livingston; 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services were held Thursday, April 15, 1999 at 3 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, with Rev Benny Nix and Rev. Jimmy Rogers officiating.  Special music was presented by Mrs. Odens Gibson and the Liberty Choir.      The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Jerry Roberts, John Evans, Richard Wheeler, James Grizzle, Gary McNarmara, David Abercrombie, and Randy Brown.  Interment was in Union Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 

 


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April 21, 1999                Page 5B

 

mr. robert “bobby” Harkins

 

            Mr. Robert “Bobby” Harkins, age 63, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, April 16, 1999 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

            Mr.  Harkins was born in Union County, Georgia, on Friday, October 11, 1935, a son of the late Johnny Harkins and Della Patterson Harkins.  He was a lifelong resident of this area and was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church.  Mr. Harkins was employed by the Union County Board of Education as custodian.

            Surviving are brother and sister in law: A.J. and LaVerne Harkins, of Smyrna, GA; sister and brother in law, Hazel and George Buchanan, of Blairsville, nieces, Angela Jay of Marietta, Yvonne Hogan, of Roswell, and nephews, Eric Buchanan, of Forsyth, GA; many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held Sunday, April 18, 1999 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home in Blairsville, with Rev. Cecil Dutton officiating.  Special music was presented by The Faith Singers.   The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Jerry Dispane, James Hogan, Justin Hogan, Eric Buchanan, Jonathan Buchanan, and Eugene Warren.  Interment was in Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 

 


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Blairsville, GA  30512

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April 21, 1999                Page 5B

 

mr. wilson m. earnest

 

            Mr. Wilson M. Earnest, age 81, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, April 15, 1999 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

            Mr. Earnest was born in Walker County, Alabama on Friday, August 10, 1917, a son of the late Windom Houston Earnest and Ethel Maude Mims Earnest.  He had been employed as a department manager for the telephone industry.  Mr. Earnest had moved to Blairsville from Brandon, Florida, and had lived here part-time since 1980, and full-time since 1993.  He was a member of First Baptist Church of Blairsville, and had served as a deacon in Baptist Churches since 1958.

            Surviving are his wife, Lucile Earnest, of Blairsville; son and daughter in law, Rev. William and Hazel Earnest, of Blairsville; brother, John Robert Earnest, of jasper, Alabama; sisters: Sarah heard, of Columbus, GA; Martha McAdams, of Cardova, Alabama; and jean Williams, of Jasper, Alabama; grandchildren and their spouses: Kim Elizabeth and John Anderson, of Acworth, GA; William Wilson and Wendy Earnest, and Rev. David Glenn and Julia Earnest; 3 great granddaughters.

Funeral services were held Saturday, April 17, 1999 at 11 a.m. from the original sanctuary of First Baptist Church with Rev. Danny Paris and Rev. William Earnest officiating.  Special music was presented by Rev. David Earnest.  Interment was in oak Hill Cemetery in jasper, Alabama.             

In lieu of flowers, if you wish, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Blairsville Building Fund, P.O. Box 2058, Blairsville, GA 30514.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 

 


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April 21, 1999                Page 5B

 

mrs. carolyn lona king patterson

 

            Mrs. Carolyn Lona King Patterson, age 57, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, April 8, 1999 in Jamaica.

            Mrs. Patterson was born on Thursday, August 28, 1941, in Stephens County, Georgia, a daughter of the late James Marvin King and Odell Dailey King.  She was a case worker with The Department of Family and Children Services, and had lived in the Blairsville area for the past 20 years.  Mrs. Patterson was preceded in death by a son, Matt Patterson, in 1990, and a sister, Dorothy Ann Crane, in 1993.

            Surviving are her son, Andy Patterson, of Blairsville, sister, Ida Welliver, of Austell, GA; nieces: Lynda Moore of Jonesboro, GA; Jeanne Dawson, of Mableton, GA; Barbara Bennett of Austell, GA; and nephew, mark Welliver of Mableton; several great nieces and great nephew also survive.

Funeral services were held Saturday, April 17, 1999 at 12 noon from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home in Blairsville, with Rev. Jerry Helton officiating.  The enlogy was presented by Mrs. Ida Welliver.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Jaonathan Nichols, Craig Collins, Sam Ensley, Sammy Ensley, Tim Hunter, and Bill Norton.

Interment was in Union Memory Gardens Cemetery in Blairsville.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 

 


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April 21, 1999                Page 5B

 

mrs. johanna minna detels meinen

 

            Mrs. Johanna Minna Detels Meinen, age 98, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, April 15, 1999 in Stonehenge Care Home in Blairsville.

            Mrs. Meinen was a native of Germany, and had lived here since 1992, coming here from Port Richie, Florida.  She was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Morganton, Georgia.

            Surviving are her daughter Amalie Hagen, of Blairsville.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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April 21, 1999                Page 5B

 

rev. hughes chatham

 

            Rev. Hughes Chatham, age 67, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, April 14, 1999 at his home, following an extended illness. 

            Rev Chatham was born in Gwinnett County, Georgia on Saturday, August 29, 1931, a son of Mabel Tilley Chatham and the late Lee Roy Chatham.  Rev. Chatham had lived in Buford, Georgia.  He served as the pastor of Zebulon Baptist Church for 28 years, and was the Union County EMA director for 33 years.

            Surviving are his wife, Margaret Chatham, of the home; his mother, Mabel Chatham, of Buford, GA; daughters: Sherry Cod, of Blairsville; Denise Bradburn, of Blue Ridge; Alice McDonald, of Blairsville; Teena Atkins, of Blairsville; and Amanda Thomas, of Blairsville; sons: David Chatham, of Blairsville; Lee Chatham, of Lawerenceville, GA.  Rev. Brent Chatham, of Blairsville; sister, Jean Payne, of Sugar Hill, Georgia; 22 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held Thursday, April 15, 1999 at 1 p.m. from Zebulon Baptist Church, with Rev. Brent Chatham, rev. David Atkins, and Rev. Leon McDonald officiating.  Special music was presented by Michelle Rowe and The Liberty Choir.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Russell and Richard Walker, Britt and Brandon Bradburn, Bret, Josh, and Tyler Chatham, Matthew Brown, and Jeremy McDonald.

Interment was in Zebulon Baptist Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 

 


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April 21, 1999                Page 5B

 

mr. robert paul cavanaugh

 

            Mr. Robert Paul Cavanaugh, age 78, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, March 27, 1999.  Mr. Cavanaugh had been a resident of Union County for the past 7 years.

            Mr. Cavanaugh was born Monday, December 6, 1920, in Rock, Minnesota, a son of the late Arthur Joseph Cavanaugh, and Frances Irene Ferguson.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during WW II.  Mr. Cavanaugh had been living in Blairsville since 1982.  He was a member of grace Community Church, in Blairsville, and was an adult leader with BSA.  He was preceded in death by a son, William Frank Cavanaugh.

            Surviving are his wife, Lorraine Cavanaugh, of Blairsville; son, Robert Paul Cavanaugh, II; and son,  Michael Arthur Cavanaugh, of Los Angeles; CA; daughter, Kathleen Lorranie Cavanaugh, Tampa, FL=la.; and brother, Wallace Joseph Cavanaugh, of Newsberry Park, California; 4 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild also survive.

Memorial services are scheduled for Friday, April 23rd at 1:30 p.m. from the Grace Community Presbyterian Church in Blairsville. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.