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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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April 30, 2008                Page 17B

 

roy a caldwell

 

            Mr. Roy A. Caldwell, age 77, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2008 at Union General Hospital in Blairsville.  Mr. Caldwell was born Saturday, May 3, 1930 in Fayette County, WV to the late Shirley Caldwell and the late Cecil May Lacy Caldwell.  Roy was a member of First Baptist Church of Blairsville, and of The Homebuilders Sunday School Class; a member of The Beacon Mission Team of First Baptist Church of Blairsville; and a former Lions Club member in Ravenwood, WV.  Roy moved to Blairsville from Deltona, FL, in 2001.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith, in 1995; and a brother, Arley Caldwell.

            Surviving family members include his wife, June, of Blairsville; daughter, Joanna Lowers, of Washington, WV; son, Glenn Caldwell, of Kingston, OH; three step-sons: Jeffrey Sorensen, of Deltona, FL; Jonathan Sorensen and Jason Sorensen, both of Orlando, FL; sister, Sylvia McDowell, of St. Albans, WV; 7 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild also survive, along with many nieces and nephews.

Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 25, 2008, from the First Baptist Church of Blairsville with the Dr. Fred Lodge officiating.  Music was provided by Minister R. Terry Hooper.  The family received friends at First Baptist Church for one hour before the service.  If you wish, the family requests that donations may be made to Beacon Team of First Baptist Church of Blairsville, PO Box 2058, Blairsville, GA 30514.

            Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home and Crematory of Blairsville.  Friends may view Mr. Caldwell’s video tribute, send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfunerralhomes.com.

           

 


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April 30, 2008                Page 17B

 

willie mae richardson

 

            Mrs. Willie Mae Richardson, age 90, of Burnette Rd., Blairsville formerly of Marietta passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2008 in the Union County Nursing Home following an extended illness.    Mrs. Richardson was born on May 19, 1917 in Fannin County, the daughter of the late Ed Turner and the late Dessie Seabolt Turner.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Richardson in 1985 and also by her first husband, J.D. Blackman in 1970; a brother, Bob Turner and a son-in-law, Eugene Burnette.  Mrs. Richarson was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church in Marietta.

            Surviving Mrs. Richardson are one daughter, Wanda Burnette of Blairsville; two sons and daughters-in-law, Dewie and Eline Blackman of Temple, GA, Vinson and Linda Blackman of Paulding Co, GA; one sister and brother-in-law, Juanita and Loy Wofford of Acworth, GA; three sisters-in-law, Virginia Turner, Thelma Turner and Jaunita Turner; seven grandchildren, Vickie Swafford, Sandra Coo, Scott, Keith, Danny and Jimmy Blackman and Cheryl Lynne Alford; fourteen great-grandchildren; eight-great-great grandchildren; many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 23, 2008 at 2 p.m. form the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Chad Underwood officiating.  Special music was presented by Becky Rogers and Dana Nelson. The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Scott Blackman, Steve Turner, Kelvin Blackman, Steve Turner, Gary Wallace.  Interment and graveside services followed on Thursday at 12 p.m. from the Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Marietta.  The body lay in state at the church from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening after 6 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

           


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April 30, 2008                Page 17B

 

robert “bob” h. ackinclose, jr.

 

            Mr. Robert “Bob” H. Ackinclose, Jr., a longtime resident of Palm Beach County, FL, passed away on April 22, 2008 in Blairsville, GA after a short illness.  He was owner of master’s Electric in Blairsville.  Bob was born in Pittsburg, PA on April 22, 1942 and moved to Palm Beach County in 1955 with his parents, Claire and Robert Ackinclose, Sr.  He attended local schools and graduated from palm beach High in 1960.  HE won a football scholarship to Florida State University and was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force.  He will be remembered as a long time member of IBEW Local 323 and was involved in the electrical business for many years before moving to Blairsville six years ago and starting his own business.

            He is survived by his children, Leigh Meneses of Jefferson, GA, Benjamin Ackinclose of Jefferson and Robert Ackinclose of Braselton, GA; sister, Patricia Farrell of palm Beach Gardens; niece, Kelly Farrell; nephew, Kip Farrell.  He leaves behind nine precious grandchildren, Alec, Arynn, Alyssa, Manny, Lorena, Casey, Mallory, Cameron and Caitie.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to your favorite charity in memory of Mr. Ackinclose.

            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

           


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April 30, 2008                Page 17B

 

evelyn carol carmean

 

            Mrs. Evelyn Carol Carmean, age 53, of High Meadows Rd., Blairsville, passed away on Monday, April 21, 2008 in Missions Hospital in Asheville      following a brief illness.  Mrs. Carmean was born on September 6, 1954 in Flint, MI, the daughter of Dillard Owenby and Rosa Lee Nix Owenby.  She was preceded in death by a brother Larry Owenby.  Mrs. Carmean attended Fairview Baptist Church.

            Surviving Mrs. Carmean are her loving husband of twenty-eight years, Carl Carmean of Blairsville; seven children, Carl and Tabatha Carmean of Henderson, TN, Carla and Herman Walters of Flint, MI, Christy and Tracy Owenby, Casey and Ashleigh Carmean, Chrisandra and Nick Harrington, Carrie Carmean and Chad Carmean all of Henderson, TN; one sister and brother-in-law, Debbie and Danny Slater of Millington, MI; one brother, Rick Owenby of Flint, I; eleven grandchildren, Craig, Brandon, Kelsey, Noah and Caleb Carmean, Jessica and Justin Walters, Nichole and Damian Blackwell, Lucas and T.J. Harrington; many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, April 24, 2008 at 11 .m. from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Tommy Jones officiating.  Special music was presented by Tommy Holbrooks.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Nick McGahey, Tracy Blackwell, Basil Ford, Craig and Brandon Carmean, Lucas Harrington and Justin Walters.  Interment followed in the Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.

            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

           


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April 30, 2008                Page 17B

 

thelma mae mitchell beavers

 

            Mrs. Thelma Mae Mitchell Beavers, age 77, of Piedmont, AL, formerly of the Atlanta area, passed away Friday, April 25, 2008.  Mrs. Beavers was born in Union County, GA on Thursday, July 24, 1930, a daughter of the late Clarence Mitchell and May Young Mitchell.  She was a registered nurse and a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Blairsville..  Mrs. Beavers’ husband, Tasker William Beavers, passed away in 2002.

            Surviving family members include son and daughter-in-law, Don and Laverne Beavers, of Piedmont, AL; daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Clifford Dykman, of Ocala, FL; daughter, Linda Mitchell, of Piedmont; and daughter and son-in-law, Sherry and Jeremiah Tarle, of Roaring Springs, TX; and daughter, Tracie Harris, of Roaring Springs, TX; two sisters, Frankie Mae Phillips of Union City, GA, and Janie Folsom, of Tampa, FL; two brothers: Franklin Mitchell, of Carrollton, GA, and James Mitchell, of Villa Rica, GA; two grandchildren: Tonya Lan of Hiram, GA, and Eric beavers, of Centre, AL; 7 great-grandchildren: Aaron, Jason, and Robert Deas; Krystal Sanders, Ashlyn Beavers, and Monique Beavers. many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held Monday, April 28, 2008, at 11:30 a.m., at Cochran Funeral Home-Blairsville Chapel, with Rev. Allen Clayton and Rev. Brent Chatham officiating.  Special music was presented by Mrs. Laverne Beavers, Mrs. Beavers’ daughter-in-law.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Aaron Deas, Robert Deas, Jason Deas, Eric Beavers, Jeremiah Tagle, and Buddy Hedgecock.  Burial was in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Blairsville.  The family met with friends on Sunday, from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m., at the funeral home.

Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home and Crematory of Blairsville, GA.  Friends may visit our website at www.cochranfunerralhomes.com, where they may sign the register book and send condolences to the family.


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April 30, 2008                Page 17B

 

rev. robert passmore

 

            Rev. Robert Passmore, formerly of Blairsville, GA, passed away suddenly on Thursday evening, April 10, 2008.

            Surviving  family members living in Blairsville are son and daughter-in-law, Donald and Jill Passmore; grandchildren: Brannon, Nikki, and Josh Passmore; and great granddaughter, Jade.

Funeral services were held Monday, April 14, 2008, at 2 p.m., from Gordon’s Chapel Methodist Church in Hill, GA, with Rev. Robin Lindsey, Rev. Bill Cody, and Rev. Al Davis  officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.  Visitation at Lord and Stephens Funeral Home in Danielsville, GA were held Saturday, April 12, 2008, from 12 noon until 3 p.m. and Sunday, April 13, 2008, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.