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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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May 7, 1997      Page 5B

 

mr. al heine

 

            Mr. Al Heine, age 69, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, April 29, 1997 in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta. 

Mr. Heine was born in Lackwanne County, Pennsylvania, on September 20, 1927 a son of the late Harry Heine and Edith Dickson Heine.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served during World War II.  Mr. Heine was employed by IBM for forty years.  He had lived in the Blairsville area for the past seven years, coming here from Raleigh, North Carolina.  He was of the Baptist Faith. 

            Surviving are his wife, Barbara Heine, of the home; daughter, Judy Lane of Norcross, GA.; sister, Mable Freer and brother, Walter Heine, both of Endicott, New York.

            Memorial services were held Thursday, May 1, 1997 at 2 p.m. from Coosa Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Earl Bishop, Rev. Bill Gowder, and Pastor Fritz Jenks.  The family respectfully requests no flowers, but memorials may be made to the Gideons, P.O. Box 521, Blairsville, GA 30514. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.    


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May 7, 1997      Page 5B

 

mrs. marie carney jones

 

            Mrs. Marie Carney Jones, age 84, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, April 27, 1997 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville. 

Mrs. Jones was born in Union County, Georgia on April 16, 1913, a daughter of the late Miles Carney and ester West Carney.  She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident.  Mrs. Jones was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.  Her husband, Henry Jones, passed away in 1945.   

            Surviving are sons, Johnny Jones of Blairsville and Homer Jones of Gainesville; daughters, Frances Vandiver and Maxine Cook, both of Gainesville; step-daughter, Ina Gribble of Blairsville and Dimple Duckworth of Gainesville; step-son, Frank Jones of Blairsville; sixteen grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 30, 1997 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Jerry Young and Rev. Charles Abernathy officiating.  Special music was presented by Mary Jane Phillips, Carolyn Pannell and the Baker’s.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Tony Cook, Joey Forester, Jimmy Jones, Jerry Whitfield, Wayne Everett, and Larry Jones.  Interment was in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.  

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.    


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May 7, 1997      Page 5B

 

mr. johnny nelson

 

            Mr. Johnny Nelson, age 81, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, May 1, 1997 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville. 

Mr. Nelson was born in Union County, Georgia, on August 6, 1915, a son of the late Festus Nelson and Martha Lee Nelson.   He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II.  Mr. Nelson had lived most of his life in Union County, and was a member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church.  He was a former law enforcement officer with the State of Georgia. 

            Surviving are his wife, Jan Nelson, of the home; daughter, Martha Hamby of Blairsville; granddaughter, Mandy Young, of Blairsville; great grandson, Paedon Young; and sisters, Susie Fair and Lorene Nicholson, both of Blairsville. 

            Funeral services were held Saturday, May 3, 1997 at 4 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Hubert Legg and Rev. Brent Chatham officiating.  Special music was presented by Ken and Elaine Young.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Shannon Young, Dale Hamby, Mike Arnold, Gerald Nelson, Jr., Bobby Dillinger, and Rex Owenby.  Serving as honorary escort to the family were Glenn Gooch and Neal Collins.  Interment was in Union Memory Garden Cemetery.  

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.    


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May 7, 1997      Page 5B

 

mr. johnnie mack brown

 

            Mr. Johnnie Mack Brown, 65, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, May 2, 1997 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville. 

Mr. Brown was born in Union County, Georgia, on June 11,  1931, a son of the late John G. Brown and Ida Watkins Brown.  He was a lifelong resident of Union County, and was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Young Cane Maosnic (sic) Lodge, #597, F&AM, and the Blairsville Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.   

            Surviving are his wife, Bessie Garrett Brown, of Blairsville; sons and daughters-in-law, Royce and Brenda Brown; Ronnie and Debra brown, and Randy and Teresa Brown, all of Blairsville; sister, Jessie Corn, of Blairsville; and brother, Jim Brown of Gainesville, GA.  Five grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, May 4, 1997 at 4 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Reverend Vernon Davenport and Reverend Brent Chatham officiating.  Specially selected music was presented by Ken and Elaine Young.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: J.E. Corn. Freddie Brown, David Brown, Steven Brown, Tommy Murphy, and Jimmy Sutherland.  The following gentlemen served as honorary escort to the family: Clayton Nix, John Nix, Ervin Wells, Ray Rhoten, Harold Plott, Foyster Bridges, Hoyt Cunningham, James Burrell, Marshall Kirkland, Ansberry Burnette, Gene Hodgson, Guy B. Turner, Wayne Henderson, Stanley Kneeshaw, and J.B. King.  Interment was in New Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery.  

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.    


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May 7, 1997      Page 5B

 

mrs. minnie mauney teague

 

            Mrs. Minnie Mauney Teague, 98, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, May 3,  1997 in Union County Nursing Home in Blairsville. 

Mrs. Teague was born in Union County, Georgia, on April 24,  1899, a daughter of the late Charlie Mauney and Theodoria Carroll Mauney.  She was a homemaker and lived in this area for most of her life.  She was a member of Ivy Log Baptist Church.   Mrs. Teague was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas W. Teague, who passed away in 1970.  

            Surviving are daughter, Hazel McClure, of Blairsville; son, Jack Teague, of Fayetteville, GA; and daughter, Doris Woods, of Acworth, GA; sister, Johnnie Gladson, of Murphy, NC; granddaughters Tommye Scanlin, Deborah Smith, Janie Howell, and Penny Woods; and grandsons: Jack Teague, Jr., and Bill Wood. 

            Funeral services were held Monday, May 5, 1997 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Reverend Jerry Karnes officiating.   The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Bill Woods, Jack Teague, Jr., Mike Smith, Jacob Smith, Tom Scanlin, and David Howell.  Interment was in Ivy Log Cemetery.  

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.    


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May 7, 1997      Page 5B

 

mrs. aldyne jordan manley

 

            Mrs. Aldyne Jordan Manley, age 85, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, April 30,1997 in Augusta’s University Hospital.  Mrs. Manley was born on November 27, 1911 in Franklin County, Georgia.  Her parents were the late Barton Jordan and Rosa Delle Wilder Jordan.  Mrs. Manley was the wife of the late Raymond Tyrus Manley, Sr. and she has resided at National Health Care Center in North Augusta, South Carolina for the past four years.  The Manleys lived in the Wesley Mountain Village in the Blairsville area from 1988-1992.   They had lived in Marietta, GA. for some 30 years.  Mr. Manley had been co-owner of Manley and Adams Auto Parts Company of Marietta, and Mrs. Manley taught in the Cobb County School system for ten years. 

            Mrs. Manley was a 1932 graduate of LaGrange College earning a Bachelor of Science degree.  She returned to West Georgia College in 1966 to upgrade her teaching credentials enabling here to teach elementary grades.  Mrs. Manley was a Past Matron of Eastern Star in Cobb county (sic) and a member of the McEachern United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Church of Union County.

            Funeral services were held May 3, 1997 in Blairsville at the United Methodist Church of Union County.  Interment was held at Memory Gardens Cemetery on memory Garden Road.  The family requests donations be made to the Wesley United Methodist Church Building Fund, 825 North Belair Road, Evans, GA. 30809 instead of flowers.

            Mrs. Manley is survived by a sister, Mrs. George Hubbard (Elizabeth) of Hartwell; son Raymond Tyrus Manley, Jr. and wife Patsy Dobson Manley of Charleston, S.C.; son James Barton Manley, Sr. and wife Mary Ann Strother Manley of Lilburn, GA.; son William Erwin Manley and wife Karen Vinson Manley of Martinez, GA.; and seven grandchildren, James Barton Manley, Jr. and wife Jill Lindsay Manley of Atlanta, Mary Lynn Manley of Auburn, AL., Robert Tyrus Manley of Lilburn, GA, Barton Raymond Manley and Melissa Manley Perry and husband Jason of Charleston, SC., Jason Erwin Manley and Jennifer Karen Manley of Evans, GA. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.    


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May 7, 1997      Page 5B

 

mr. joseph hesketh

 

            Mr. Joseph Hesketh, 93, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, May 2, 1997 in Towns County Hospital in Hiawassee. 

Mr. Hesketh was born in England on April 18, 1904, a son of the late George and Margaret Hesketh.  He had lived in this area for the 22 years, coming here from Lighthouse Point, Florida.  He was of the Presbyterian Faith. 

            Surviving are his wife, Winnie Duckworth Hesketh, of Blairsville; stepson, Rex Ballew, of Blairsville; stepson and daughter-in-law, Bill and Dollie Ballew, of Virginia beach, VA also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, May 4, 1997 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Reverend Benny Nix officiating.  Special music was presented by Susie Phillips, Louise Delong, and Sarah Kelley.  Interment was in Choestoe Cemetery.  

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.