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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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April 30, 1997                Page 5B

 

mr. charles robert (bob) kersey

 

            Mr. Charles Robert (Bob) Kersey, age 66, of 13679 Wild Hog Creek Circle, Suches, GA, passed away died April 22, 1997 at his residence following a brief illness.  Mr. Kersey was a native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida who had lived in Suches since 1991.  He was a former resident of Atlanta.  He was a retired vice president of Consumer Finance with Chrysler Corporation.  He was a member of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church in Suches and was a U.S. Air Force Veteran. 

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Glenys Kersey of Suches, GA.; sons, Robert Kersey of Royse City, TX., Charles Kersey of Acworth, GA., and David Kersey of Norcross, GA.; daughters, Cathy Scates of Rowlett, TX., and Becky Miller of Ada, Oklahoma; brother, R.A. Kersey of Palm City, FL.; thirteen grandchildren and several other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, 1997 at the Mount Lebanon Baptist Church in Suches with Rev. Jimmy Tanner officiating.  Interment followed in the church cemetery.  Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega in charge of arrangements.  


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April 30, 1997                Page 5B

 

mrs. eual paris moss

 

            Mrs. Eual Paris Moss, age 57, of Blairsville, Georgia, formerly of Hiawassee, Georgia passed away Friday, April 18, 1997 in Union General Hospital. 

Mr. Moss was born in Towns County, a daughter of the late Alfred and Dollie Garrett Moss.  She was of the Baptist Faith and attended Bell Scene Baptist Church. 

            Survivors include son, Ronnie Crane of Jefferson, GA.; brothers, Marvin Moss of Hiawassee, GA.; William C. Moss of Blairsville, GA.; and Zeano Moss of Rex, GA.; sister, Jewell Barrett of Clermont, GA.; several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 22,  1997 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Clark Moss officiating.  Pallbearers were Paul Moss, Danny Joe Moss, Carl Weaver, and Randy Hawkins.  Interment was followed in Bell Scene Baptist Cemetery.    

Cochran Funeral Home of Hiawassee in charge of arrangements.  


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April 30, 1997                Page 5B

 

miss vera ethel dyer

 

            Miss Vera Ethel Dyer, age 84, of Cartersville, Georgia, formerly of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 1997 in Starcrest Nursing Home in Cartersville. 

Miss Dyer  was born August 13,  1912 in Union County, Georgia a daughter of the late Frank A. Dyer and Cora Logan Dyer.  She was a member of Choestoe Baptist Church.  Miss Dyer was preceded in death by a brother, Hugh Dyer, and a sister, Grovie Nix.    

            Surviving are  sister, Jean Dyer Carter of Calhoun; a brother, Bill Dyer of Blairsville; nieces and nephews, Lynn Greene and Sandra Rollins, both of Calhoun, Johnny Carter of Rome, GA., Kim Thomas and Curtis Dyer, both of Blairsville, Stanley Dyer of Monroe, GA. and Wanda and Larry Dyer of Mableton.

            Funeral services were held Friday, April 25, 1997 at 3 p.m. from Choestoe Baptist Church with Rev. James Geer and Rev. Jerry Helton officiating. Special music was presented by Kim Thomas and Johnny Carter.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Larry Thomas, Lamar Greene, Curtis Dyer, Stanley Dyer, Jeff Carter, and Jack Dyer.  Interment was in Choestoe Cemetery.  

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.    


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April 30, 1997                Page 5B

 

mrs. katie keith

 

            Mrs. Katie Keith, age 95, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, April 25, 1997 in Fannin Regional Hospital in Blue Ridge, Georgia. 

Mrs. Keith was born November 8, 1901, in Union County, Georgia, a daughter of the late W.H. Brewer and Lula Bell Young Brewer.  She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of this area.  Mrs. Keith was a member of Liberty Baptist Church.  She had been preceded in death by her husband, Simon Keith, in 1991, and a son, Hubert Morgan in 1997.  

            Surviving are daughter in law, Wilma Morgan, of Mabelton, GA.; brother, B.J. Brewer of Blairsville; four grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild also survive, along with several nieces and nephews.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, April 26, 1997 at 4 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home in Blairsville with Rev. Mark Towery, Jr. officiating.  Special music was presented by Ken and Elaine Young.  Interment was in Liberty Baptist church Cemetery.  

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.    


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April 30, 1997                Page 5B

 

mrs. beulah may powell

 

            Mrs. Beulah May Powell, age 65, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, April 24, 1997 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville. 

Mrs. Powell was born March 30, 1932 a daughter of James Virgil Wright and Ardella Eisnhut Wright, in Knox County, Indiana.  She was a homemaker. 

            Surviving are her parents, James and Ardella Wright; children, Jim and Amber Powell, Dallas and Chris Powell, Deanna and Jeff Nance, Dan and Lynn Powell, Debbie and Joey Woods, and Denise Powell; sisters, Debbie Goldman, Delores Burkes, Pat Tracy, and Linda Hendrixson; brothers, Steve Wright, Bob Wright, and Fred Wright; fourteen grandchildren and one great grandchild also survive.

            Funeral services were held Monday, April 28, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. from Vincennes First Church of the Nazarene, with Brother Taylor officiating.  Soloist was Julie Moore.  Interment was in Vincennes Memorial Park Cemetery in Indiana. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of local arrangements and Goodwin Funeral Home of Vincennes, Indiana in charge of arrangements there.