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April 23, 1997 Page 3B
Mr. Gerald Wayne Plott, age 43, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, April 18, 1997 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.
Mr. Plott was born in Buncombe County, North Carolina, on January 11, 1954, a son of Eugene Plott and Mildred McClure Plott. He was a local dairy farmer and had lived most of his life in this area. Mr. Plott was of the Baptist faith, and had been preceded in death by a brother, Edward C. Plott.
Surviving are his wife, Patsy Henson Plott, of Blairsville; children, Nora Christina Plott and Jeremiah Wayne Plott, both of Blairsville; his parents, Eugene and Mildred Plott of Blairsville; sister, Nancy Conley of Blairsville; many other relatives and friends also survive.
Funeral services were held Sunday, April 20, 1997 at 6 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home in Blairsville with rev. Mark Towery, Jr., and Rev. Brent Chatham officiating. Special music was presented by Craig Collins, Leslie Hughes, Michelle Rowe, and Melissa Henson. The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Rex Patton, Michael Spiva, Bud Murphy, Jim McCollum, Bud Weaver, David Payne, Phil Patton, Ronnie Groves and Junior Lovell. Interment was in Union Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.