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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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April 22, 2009                Page 15A

 

kathy ann stephens

 

            Mrs. Kathy Ann Stephens age 61 of Twiggs R., Blairsville formerly of Greer, SC, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2009 in the Union General Hospital in Blairsville following an extended illness.  Mrs. Stephens was born on July 9, 1947 in Knoxville, TN the daughter of the late Erastus Davis and the late Evelyn Waugh.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  Mrs. Stephens was a member of Spring Well Baptist Church. 

Mrs. Stephens is survived by her loving husband of thirty-seven years, James Stephens of Blairsville, two daughters, Stephanie Stephens of Fayetteville, Stacie Stephens of Greer, SC, one step-son, Daniel Walcott of Nashville, TN, one brother, Daniel Davis of Deerlodge, TN, niece, Dana Shelton, one nephew, Daniel Davis II both of Knoxville, TN, mother-in-law, Lorraine Twiggs of oak Ridge, TN, two grandchildren, Eunique Stephens Lomax and A’sahi Stephens Lomax, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial service will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to Choestoe Baptist Church in memory of Mrs. Stephens. 

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences online at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com.

                       

 

             


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

April 22, 2009                Page 15A

 

virgie lee swain

 

            Miss Virgie Lee Swain, age71, (62) of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at Union County Nursing Home in Blairsville.  Virgie was born Saturday, October 23, 1937 in Union County, Georgia, to the late Clyde Swain and the late Ila Nix Fenton.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Laura Hancock and a brother, James Swain. 

            Surviving family members include: sister and brother-in-law, Dot and Ray Payne of Blairsville; sisters, Betty Andrews of Blairsville; and Martha Swain of Cleveland, Georgia; nieces: Elizabeth Hooper, Alana Swain, Reagan Hooper, Gwen Hooper, and McKenzie Hooper; nephews: Greg Payne, Robert Rogers and David Hancock.

            Funeral services were held Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 2 PM from Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Helton officiating.  Music was provided by Freddie Burrell.  Interment followed in Union Baptist Church Cemetery. 

            The family received friends at the funeral home from 10 AM – 2 PM, Thursday, April 16.

            If you wish, memorial contributions may be made to Union County Nursing Home 550 Nursing Home Circle, Blairsville, Georgia. 

            Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home – Blairsville Chapel.  You are invited to please view the Life Tribute, send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochrannfuneralhomes.com


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

April 22, 2009                Page 15A

 

mary lillian bourbeau

 

            Mrs. Mary Lillian Bourbeau age 85 of Hidden Pine Trail, Blairsville formerly of Randolph, MA passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2009 following an extended illness.  Mrs. Bourbeau was born on May 4, 1923 in Ludlow, MA the daughter of the late Stephen Bourdon  and the late Helena Lavoi Bourdon. Mary’s hobbies were knitting, gardening and walking.  She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great and also great-great grandmother.  Mrs. Bourbeau was a member of St. Bernadette Catholic Church. 

            Surviving Mrs. Bourbeau are her loving husband of sixty-six years, Francis James Bourbeau of Blairsville, three sons and daughters-in-laws, Francis and Lucille Bourbeau of Midway, MA, Norman and Hellen Bourbeau of Blairsville, Stephen and Johnnie Bourbeau of palmetto, FL, two sisters and one brother-in-law, Barbara Duddy of Shetz, TX, Shirley and Al Hutching of San Antonio, TX, seven grandchildren, Michael and Kim Bourbeau, Lisa Bourbeau, Paul and Brandy Bourbeau, Michele and Jim Runyan, Brien, James and Alicia Bourbeau, six great grandchildren, one great grandchild, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Friday, April 17, 2009 at 3 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with deacon Paul Dietz officiating.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to Regency Hospice of Hiawassee in memory of Mrs. Bourbeau.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m.     

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences online at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com.