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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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April 26, 1995                            Page 9B

 

lorene helen brown thomas

 

            Lorene Helen Brown Thomas, age 67, of Nicholas Circle, Blairsville, GA, died Sunday, April 16, 1995 at her home.

            She was a native of Dekalb County, GA and a daughter of the late Charlie and Jimmie Lois Seigler Browman.

            Surviving are her husband, C.J. Thomas; a son, Richard Shierling of Covington, GA; two daughters, Gwen Norris of Blairsville, GA, Barbara McCollum of Carrolton, GA; three step-daughters, Sandy Postell of Mineral Bluff, GA; Linda Bilyeu of Las Vegas, Nev. and Cathy Nix of Ellijay, GA; two sisters, Elizabeth Mosley of Tucker, GA an (sic) Doris Mosley of Forest Park, GA; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

            Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, 1995 in the Oak Grove Baptist Church, Fannin County, GA.  The Rev. Paul Ray Harper officiated.  Burial was in the church cemetery.  Pallbearers were Dwayne England, Jimmy Frasure, Glen Street, Benny Brown, Tony Brown and Rick Thomas. 

The family received friends from 6 until 8 Monday, April 17, 1995 at the Townson Rose Funeral Home, Murphy, where the body remained until placed in the church for the service.

            Townson Rose Funeral Home, Murphy, NC in charge of arrangements.

           

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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April 26, 1995                            Page  9B

 

mr. joseph h. marcell

 

            Mr. Joseph H. Marcell, 81, of Blairsville passed away Tuesday, April 18, 1995 at the Union General Hospital.

            Survivors include his wife Umeko Marcell of Blairsville, GA; one half brother, Dave Marcell and one half sister, Jannie Dewey.  Several grandchildren and nieces and nephews also survive.

            Memorial services were held Friday afternoon, April 21, 1995 at 3:30 p.m. from the chapel of the Cochran Funeral Home with the Rev. Carter Maddox officiating. 

The Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of arrangements.

           

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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April 26, 1995                            Page  9B

 

mr. robert l. poteete

 

            Mr. Robert L. Poteete, age 80, of Marietta, passed away Sunday, April 9, 1995.  Mr. Poteete was a native of Union County and moved to Marietta in 1925.  He attended the Piedmont and Blackwell Schools and served over 30 years in production with the Coca-Cola Company before retiring in 1977.  He was a member of Noonday Baptist Church and of the Kennesaw #33 F&AM Masonic Lodge.

            Survivors are his daughters, Neal Thomason and Martha Mabry of Marietta; sisters, Allene Medford, Marietta and Janette Westmoreland, Kennesaw; sisters-in-law, Lemma Poteete and Bertie Poteete, both of Marietta; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

            Funeral services were Tuesday, April 11, 1995 at 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Marietta with Dr. Charles Sineath officiating.  Burial was in the Arlington Cemetery, Sandy Springs.  In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Memorial Scholarship Fund in memory of Robert Poteete, 56 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta, Georgia 30064.

           

 


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Blairsville, GA  30512

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April 26, 1995                            Page  9B

 

mr. calvin ernest ingram

 

            Mr. Calvin Ernest Ingram, Age (sic) 66, of Route 1, Suches, Georgia, died Friday, April 21, 1995 at the Union General Hospital in Blairsville, Georgia, following an extended illness. 

            A Union County native, Mr. Ingram had lived most of his life in suches (sic), Georgia.  Mr. Ingram was a U.S. Army Veteran and was a member of the Mt. Lebanan Baptist Church in Suches, Ga.

            Survivors include Niece, Mrs. Melinda Huggins, of Douglasville, Ga.; Nephews, Mr. Mitchell Ingram, of Suches, Ga; Mr. Michael Ingram, of Douglasville, Ga.; Mr. Dale Ingram, of Taylor, Mich.; and Mr. Tommy Ingram. Of Watkinsville, Ga.; Cousins and other family members also survive.

            Funeral services were held Monday, April 24, 1995 at 2 p.m. from the Zion Baptist Church in Suches, Georgia, with the remains placed in state at the church at 1:30 p.m.  The Rev. Malcolm Chapman will officiate, with the interment to follow in the church cemetery. 

            McKinney Funeral Home of Dahlonega, Georgia in charge of the arrangements.

           

 


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April 26, 1995                            Page  9B

 

mayor charles r. allison

 

            Mayor Charles R. Allison, age 72, of Blairsville passed away Wednesday morning, April 19, 1995 at the Union General Hospital.

            Mr. Allison was born in Union County the son of the late T. Norman and Lou Rogers Allison.  He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving in France, Philippines and Africa in World War II.  He was a member of the Blairsville United Methodist Church, a member of Allegheny Masonic Lodge No. 114 F&AM, a Shriner, Yaarab Temple, a member of the Scotish (sic) Rite Bodies, a Knight Commander of Honor Scottis (sic) Rite Bodies, District Deputy Grand Lodge of Georgia, Chairman, State District Deputies Grand Lodge of Georgia, Co-founder of Dekalb Contracting in 1955, Mayor of Blairsville for 13 years, Charter Member of the Appalachian Shrine Club and Charter Member of the Local Scottish Rite Club.

            Survivors include his wife, Ruth Allison of Blairsville; two daughters and son-in-law, Rebecca Lynn and Don L. Hartman of Lookout Mountain, Georgia and Connie and Barry Collins of Blairsville; six grandchildren and one great grandchild and one niece also survives.

            Funeral services were held Friday, April 21, 1995 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Parris and Rev. B.A. Buchanan officiating.  Music was by Terry Hooper.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Wade Smith, Ottis Franklin, Jake Hogan, Richard Corn, Johnny Burnette and Terry Rogers.  The following gentlemen served as Honorary Pallbearers: Ray Parson, Curtis Corn, Ralph Davenport, Bud Akins, Tom Candler, All City employees, Troy Acree, Clinton Patterson, Ray Rogers, lake Stroud and all masons.  Interment followed in the Blairsville City Cemetery with Masonic Graveside Rites by the Allegheny Masonic No. 114 F&AM.

            The Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           

 


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April 26, 1995                            Page  9B

 

mrs. velma edwards phillips

 

            Mrs. Velma Edwards Phillips, age 69, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, April 22, 1995 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville. 

            Mrs.  Phillips was born May 23, 1925 in Towns County, Georgia, a daughter of the late McCellan Burrell and Carrie Jane Burrell.  She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of this area.  Mrs. Phillips was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church in Hiawassee.

            Surviving are her husband, Mr. Carlos Phillips, of Blairsville; three daughters, Jeanette Ledford and Linda Sue Ledford, both of Dallas, Georgia and Regina Price of Marietta; four sons, Jerry Edwards of Marietta, Larry Edwards of Dallas, Georgia, and Gary and Mitchell Edwards, both of Blairsville; two step sons, Leon and ray Phillips, both of Gainesville, Georgia; two brothers, Robert and Earney Burrell, both of Hiawassee, and four sisters, Ola Ledford, Elzie Denton, Delzie Hooper and Gladys Anderson, all of Hiawassee; twenty two grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Monday, April 24, 1995 at 2:00 p.m. from Pine Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Ricky Burrell and Rev. Dwayne Beck officiating.  Special music for the service was presented by Ella Battle and Kenneth Young, and Glen and Sheila Eller.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Kennie Ledford, Dennis Burrell, Darold Ledford, Brian Wright, James Ledford, Lamont Mealer, Charles Ledford, and Rex Burrell.  Interment was in Union memory Gardens Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.