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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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May 8, 1996                              Page 5B

 

mrs. claudine e. king

 

            Mrs. Claudine E. King, 72, of Blairsville, Georgia, and West Palm Beach, Florida passed away Monday, March 25, 1996.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Blairsville.   

            Surviving are her husband, Robert “Bob” King of Blairsville; daughter, Sandra King Thompson; son, Ronald Lynn King; and daughter-in-law, Amy King; and a grandson, Christopher.

Memorials can be made to First Baptist Church of Blairsville Building Fund, P.O. Box 2058, Blairsville, GA 60514.      

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of arrangements.

 

                       


The North Georgia News

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May 8, 1996                              Page 5B

 

ethel davenport

 

            Ethel Poteete Davenport, 95, of Greensboro died Friday, April 26, 1996 at her residence.  Mrs. Davenport was born July 8, 1900 in the Dooly Section of union County, Georgia.  She was the daughter of the late Vergile Poteete and Mary Cathey Poteete.

            Funeral services were Monday, April 29, 1996 at 3:30 p.m. at Forbis and Dick Guilford Chapel.  Burial was in Friendship Cemetery.

            Mrs. Davenport was a homemaker and a member of Guilford Baptist Church where she was a member of “The Young at Heart” in the church.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Lon Davenport; son, J.V. Davenport; infant son, Glenn Davenport; daughter, Mrs. Pauline Hedgecock; and infant daughter, Ruth davenport. 

            Survivors include sons, Guy Davenport of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Ralph Davenport of Princeton, N.J., John Davenport of Post, Texas, Lewis Davenport of Kernersville, Richard Davenport of Greensboro; daughters, Mrs. Vera Jackson and Mrs. Mildred Jackson, both of Greensboro, Mrs. Lois Parnel of Quitman, Georgia and Mrs. Arlena Pegg of Kernersville; 23 grandchildren; and 25 great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Greensboro, 2500 Summit, Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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May 8, 1996                              Page 5B

 

lum hensley nix

 

            Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 1996, in Morningside Baptist Church for Lum Hensley Nix, 76, of 196 Clark’s Bridge Road, Gainesville.

            The Rev. Billy Cannon and the Rev. James Anderson officiated.  Burial was in Memorial Park cemetery.

            Mr. Nix died Monday, March 11, 1996, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.

Mr. Nix was born in Union County but had lived in Hall County for the past 46 years.  He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.  Mr. Nix was retired from Mar-Jac Poultry.  He was a member of Morningside Baptist Church. 

            Survivors include his wife, Blanche Hamby Nix, Gainesville; daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Edward Sutton, Duluth; daughter, Brenda Smith, Gainesville; sister, Geneva Reece, Dalton; granddaughters, Christy Abercrombie, Gainesville, Stacie Sutton, Duluth; and grandsons, David Smith, Gainesville, Brandon Sutton and Matthew Sutton, both of Duluth.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

May 8, 1996                              Page 5B

 

mrs. louise mize mason

 

            Mrs. Louise Mize Mason, 78, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, May 3, 1996 in Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.

Mrs. Mason was born in Clarke County, Georgia, on September 30, 1917 a daughter of the late Luther Mize and Ola Mae Wilbanks Mize.  Mrs. Mason had been living in this area since 1960, coming here from Banks County, Georgia.  She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Union County, and a member of the United Methodist Women.  At her church, she was active in the Nursery Department, coordinating and also as a Nursery Worker.  Mrs. Mason was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Ernest Mason, in 1978. 

            Surviving are her son and daughter in law, Mack and Rhonda Mason; and son, Gene Mason, all of Blairsville; a brother, Matt Mize of Commerce, Georgia; a sister, Mamie Riley of Forest Park, Georgia; a grandson, Chad Wesley Mason, and several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Monday, May 6, 1996 at 11 a.m. from First United Methodist Church of Union County with Dr. Robert Darby and Rev. Hughes Chatham officiating.  Mrs. Carol Head presented the eulogy.  Mrs. Elizabeth Plott presented the music.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Bobby Dodd, George Harwell, Steve Byers, Tommy Lovell, Eddie Partin, and Quinton Dyer.  Interment was in Union Memory Gardens Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorials be made to Wilderness Scouts, P.O. Box 807, Blairsville or to First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 859 Hwy. 515, Blairsville. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.