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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

(no corrections have been made; this is exactly as it appeared in paper)

 

 

May 9, 2013                              Page 11A

 

gerald lee watkins

 

            Mr. Gerald Lee Watkins, age 63, of State Hwy. 325, Blairsville passed away Monday, April 29, 2013 at Union General Hospital following a brief illness. He was born in Hiawassee, GA on February 16, 1950 to the late Clarence and Pauline Poteete Watkins. Gerald was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He loved working on cars, and his Harley. Gerald was employed with Byers Well Drilling at the time of his death. He was preceded by a sister, Louise Watkins Odom. Gerald was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church.

            Survivors include his wife, Judy Watkins of Blairsville, sons, Tommy Watkins and his wife Shawnda of Blairsville and Tony Watkins of Blairsville, grandchildren, Ashley, Amber and Hailey, cousin David Wilson of Locust Grove, GA.

            Funeral services were held Thursday at 3 p.m. at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bryan Souther, Rev. Clayton Reeves and Rev. Max Pittman officiating. Music was by Tammy and Brad Kaylor. Pallbearers were Lee Beaver, Rodney Beaver, John McClure, Chris Hughes, Glen Davenport and David Wilson. Honorary pallbearers were David Taylor, John Sparrow, Kendel Foster, Hubert Beaver, Kent Davenport, Gerald Potts, Wallace Poteete and Kenny Hughes. Interment followed in Mt. Olivet Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers make memorial contributions to help defray expenses. The family received friends at the funeral home Wednesday 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 Lee Watkins

GERALD LEE WATKINS

    Courtesy of Mountain View Funeral Home

 

 

           

The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

(no corrections have been made; this is exactly as it appeared in paper)

 

 

May 9, 2013                              Page 11A

 

carole ella montague

 

            Mrs. Carole Ella Montague, age 71, of Wesley Mtn. Dr., Blairsville passed away Friday, May 3, 2013 at Clay County Care Center. She was born in Orlando, FL to the late Donald and Selma Kruse Koepke. She moved here four years ago from Evansville, IN. Mrs. Montague was preceded in death by her husband, Jay Montague.

            Survivors include a sister, Nancy Henley of Massachusetts, brothers, Lee Koepke of Blairsville, GA and James Koepke of Orlando, FL.

            No services are planned

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