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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA 30512

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May 2, 2012                                 Page 14A

 

peter james busteed

 

           Mr. Peter James Busteed, age 65, of Nottely River Ridge, Blairsville passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at Union General Hospital. He was born April 29, 1946 in Everett, MA to the late Rose Bagarella. Mr. Busteed moved here 14 years ago from Stuart, FL. He was retired U S Army 101st Airborne Division, and was a decorated Vietnam veteran. He was a member of the DAV and VFW. Mr. Busteed loved his dogs, traveling and helping other Vets. He was owner of Advanced Cleaning and Maintenance in Stuart, FL. Mr. Busteed was of the Baptist Faith.

           Survivors include his loving wife of twenty-three years, Sherry Busteed of Blairsville, GA, two daughters and sons-in-law, Alicia and Rhett Nelson of Stuart, FL and Amy and John Amico of Hayesville, NC, sister, Gina Cavallaro, Frank and Victoria of Pompano Beach, FL, brother, Gus Simonelli of Stuart, FL, friend and brother-in-law, Edwin (Buck) Puett, Jr. of Akron, OH, grandchildren, Noah, Madilyn, Melina, Olivia and John, all of his beloved brothers in arms and lifelong friends.

           Military Honors and interment will be conducted at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date and will be announced. In lieu of flowers make memorial to Regency Hospice in Hiawassee, GA or Union County Humane Society Mountain Shelter or to the DAV.

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


Peter James Busteed


PETER JAMES BUSTEED

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gerald leroy hinnenkamp

 

           Mr. Gerald Leroy Hinnenkamp, age 69, of Dalewood Dr., Blairsville passed away Monday, April 23, 2012 at Union County Nursing Home following a brief illness. He was born June 3, 1942 in Melrose, MN to the late Elmer B. and Leona Tegmeir Hinnenkamp. Mr. Hinnenkamp was a U.S. Airforce Veteran. Mr. Hinnenkamp moved here 19 years ago from Marietta. He was a successful business man. He owned and developed Town Creek Cabins for several years. He loved fishing and golf, and was a loving father and grandfather. Mr. Hinnenkamp was preceded in death by his wife, LeeAnne Hinnenkamp and his son-in-law, Derrik Whittle. He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

           Survivors include children, Karen Whittle of Blairsville, Suellen and Steven Morlock of Blairsville and David Hinnenkamp of Blairsville, five grandchildren, Bryce Hinnenkamp, Madison Morlock, Klye Morlock, Nicholas Whittle and Leigha Whittle.

           Funeral services were held Friday, April 27, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Stacy Dyer officiating. Music was by Tommy Green. Interment followed in Union Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial be made to his grandchildren’s college fund. The family received friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 6 until 9 p.m.

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


Gerald Leroy Hinnenkamp


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eloise addington gray

 

           Eloise Addington Gray, age 90, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 20, 2012 in Cary, NC, where she resided for the last four years.

           She was born in Blairsville, GA, on November 11, 1921, to the late Herman T. and Laura Jones Addington. She attended school in the Coosa Creek area and helped out on the family farm along with her many siblings. Eloise was only eleven years old when her father died and this event changed her family's life dramatically. A few years later they moved to Blue Ridge, GA, where there were better job opportunities for the family.

           Eloise began her working career at the Van Raalt Hosiery Mill in Blue Ridge, but when World War II broke out she went to Detroit, MI, to work at an armament factory. It was there she met her beloved husband, Richard G. Gray, who was also working for the war effort. They married on June 13, 1942 and were married for 67 years.

           After the war they lived in Georgia for a short time, then moved to Washington, DC where Richard was stationed after joining the Air Force. DC would be their home until they were stationed in Fairbanks, AK. This was a wonderful new experience for Eloise and she enjoyed each new posting, traveling in 49 states, living in Germany and traveling extensively in Europe.

           Eloise was a Southern Baptist, loved the Lord and her church. She was a member of The First Baptist Church of Blairsivlle for 30 yeasrs.

           She is survived by her two daughters – Jerry Sue Bowersox and Anna Lee Huffman, two sons-in-law – Terry L. Bowersox and Wayne L. Huffman, four grandchildren – David S. Bowersox, Dianna L. Dell, Gary R. Huffman, and Gregory T. Huffman, nine great grandchildren – Anna Kathryn Bowersox, Maggie Bowersox, Sam Bowersox, Christopher Dell, Meredith Huffman, Patrick Huffman, Bridget Huffman, Elizabeth Huffman, and Ryan Huffman, sister RNichols and brother -in-law F. Quince Nichols and other beloved relatives and friendsl.

           Funeral services were held on Thursday, April 26, 2012, at 12 noon, in The Rock Chapel of First Baptist Church of Blairsville, with Rev. Danny Parris officiating. Special music was presented by Minister of Music R. Terry Hooper. The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: David Bowersox, Terry Bowersox, Anthony Hamby, Gary Huffman, Gregory Huffman, Wayne Huffman, James Postell, Jeffrey Walker, and James Williams. Serving as honorary escort to the family was Dianna Dell and William Ferguson. Burial was held in Union Memory Gardens Cemetery in Blairsville. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

           Arrangements have been entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.


Eloise Addington Gray


ELOISE ADDINGTON GRAY
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dorothy sullivan spiva

 

           Mrs. Dorothy Sullivan Spiva, age 85, of Russell Scenic Hwy, Blairsville passed away Thursday, April 26, 2012 at Heritage Health Care in Blue Ridge, GA. She was born May 20, 1926 in Blairsville, GA to the late Richard Barney and Florida Hood Sullivan. Dorothy loved gardening, and was a giving and loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother. She loved children and was very active in the church choir, Sunday school and Bible school at Union Baptist Church where she was a member. Dorothy was preceded in death by brothers Oscar Sullivan, Clyde Sullivan, Marion Sullivan, John Sullivan, Wiley Sullivan and Grady Sullivan, sisters, Elmer Sullivan Winn, Myrtle Sullivan Josey, Rosalie Sullivan Rexford and Grace Sullivan Rogers.

           Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Warren Spiva of Blairsville, children, Susan and Tommy Monteith of Ellijay, Gene and Angie Spiva of Marietta, Charles Spiva of Blairsville and Steve and Angie Spiva of Jasper, brother, Hoke and Charlene Sullivan of N. Augusta, SC, sister, Maxine and Mark Stephens of Aiken SC, grandchildren, Christopher and Amy Spiva, Jonathan and Jill Spiva, Justin and Lesley Monteith, Haley and Anthony Robinson and Josh Spiva, great grandchildren, Hudson Spiva, Grant Spiva and Rhett Monteith.

           Funeral services were held Sunday, April 29, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Benny Nix officiating. Music was by Union Baptist Church Choir directed by Mary Lou Nix. Pallbearers were Christopher Spiva, Jonathan Spiva, Justin Monteith, Josh Spiva, Jimmy Spiva and Michael Spiva. Interment was in Union Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends at the funeral home on Saturday evening from 5 until 9 p.m.

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


Dorothy Sullivan Spiva


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arthur j. estes

 

           Chaplain (Colonel) Arthur J. Estes, age 90, of Blairsville, passed away April 26, 2012. For 72 years, Chaplain Estes served as a minister, teacher, and counselor, including 26 years as a chaplain in the U.S. Army, beginning late in World War II. A graduate of Stetson University in Florida, he also held several advanced degrees, including a doctorate of theology and master's degree in education. Chaplain Estes was preceded in death by his son, Jeff. He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Jeane Elliott Estes and (out-of-state) daughters Sharon Knapp and Sue Neil, granddaughters Mary Elizabeth Knapp-Rasay and Deborah J. Wallace, grandsons Chris Neil and Matt Neil, and six greatgrandchildren.

           Graveside services were held Monday, April 30, 2012 from the Georgia National Cemetery with Rev. Danny Parris officiating and with full Military Honors provided by the United States Army.

           Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville (www.cochranfuneralhomes.com) in charge of arrangements.

Arthur J. Estes

ARTHUR J. ESTES
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edna mae lovingood hilton

 

            

           Mrs. Edna Mae Lovingood Hilton, age 91, of Blairsville formerly of Star Creek Rd., Morganton passed away Sunday, April 22, 2012 following an extended illness. She was born May 6, 1920 in Murphy, NC to the late Noah and Emma Peek Lovingood. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grand mother, great-great grandmother and sister. She loved to cook and garden. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ollie D. Hilton in 2006, son, Ollie D. Hilton, Jr, daughters, Ruby Sue Morris and Regina L. Hilton, and infant children. Mrs. Hilton was a member of Star Creek Baptist Church.

           Survivors include children, Morris Lynn and Judy Hilton of Morganton, GA, Carl James and Helen Hilton of Blairsville, GA, Ronald and Norma Hilton of Culleoka, TN, sister, Minnice Kirby of Blue Ridge, GA, many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren and several other family members.

           Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 2 p.m. from Star Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Phillip Thomas and Rev. Hubert Legg officiating. Music was by the Thomas Family. Pallbearers were Vannessa Porter, Terry Hilton, Timmy Hilton, James Morris, Michael Morris and William Mashburn. Honorary pallbearers were Waylon Lovine and Jerry Dispane. Interment followed in Hemptown Baptist Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorials be made to Hemptown Baptist Church Cemetery Fund. The family received friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening from 6 until 9 p.m.

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


Edna Mae Lovingood Hilton


EDNA MAE LOVINGOOD HILTON
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james “jim” sedok

 

           Mr. James “Jim” Sedok, age 70, of Branan Lodge, Blairsville passed away Sunday, April 22, 2012 at his home following a brief illness. Jim was born April 13, 1942 in Rimersburg, PA to the late Michael and Zelma Mayers Sedok. He had lived here for the past 17 years coming from Richmond, VA. He was a U S Marine Corps Veteran. He had worked for CSX Railroad as a Machinist. He attended Harmony Grove Baptist Church.

           Survivors include sons, Donald Sedok of of Bumpass, VA and Kenny Sedok of Sabot, VA, step-son, Tracy Joey Simmons, sisters Louise Stokes of Hobe Sound, FL and Diana Sedok of Manchester, CT, his many friends and all of the Hole in The Wall Gang.

           Memorial services will be held Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 10 a.m. with Rev. David Hatcher officiating.

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


James Sedok


JAMES SEDOK
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