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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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May 12, 2004                                                                                                                 Page 4B

 

doris jacqueline gayle

 

Mrs. Doris Jacqueline Gayle, age 72, of Walnut Springs Rd., Blairsville, formerly of Suches, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2004 in the Union General Hospital following a brief illness.  Mrs. Gayle was born on Sept. 8, 1931 in Jacksonville, FL, the daughter of the late Lloyd Pearson and the late Alice Glisson Pearson.  She was a retired school teacher where she had taught in the Jacksonville, FL and Gainesville, FL school systems for several years.  Mrs. Gayle was a member of Zion Baptist Church in Suches.

Surviving Mrs. Gayle are her loving husband of fifty years, Frank Gayle of Blairsville; two sons, Howard Gayle of Cambell City, CA and Terry Gayle of Friday Harbor, WA; many other relatives and friends also survive.

Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, May 12, 2004 at 2:00 pm from the funeral home chapel, with the Rev. G.C. (Bud) Henley and Rev. C.R. (Dick) Stilwell officiating.  Special music will be presented by Mrs. Jo Mosley.  In lieu of flowers if you wish the family requests that memorials may be made to your favorite charity in Mrs. Gayle’s memory.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

May 12, 2004                                                                                                                 Page 4B

 

mary lou reed

 

Mrs. Mary Lou Reed, age 91, native and lifelong resident of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, May 6, 2004, in Smyrna, Georgia.

Mrs. Reed was born in Union County, Georgia, on Friday, May 31, 1912.  She was a homemaker and was the widow of the late Luther Reed, who passed away in 1996.  Mrs. Reed had been a member of Zion United Methodist Church for many years, and was currently a member of First United Methodist Church of Union County.  Mrs. Reed loved children and enjoyed babysitting.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Evelyn and Buddy Panter, of Smyrna, Georgia; son and daughter-in-law, Ed and Patty Reed, of St. Simons, Georgia; Grandson, mark Reed, of St. Simons, Georgia; many friends also survive.

Funeral services were held Saturday, May 8, 2004, at 3:30 p.m., in the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home in Blairsville, with Rev. Eddie Herring officiating.  Special music was presented by Jeff Bauman and Keith DeFoor.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Herbert Dyer, Milton Badley, Ray Rogers, Chris Dyer, Tim Hunter, and Stanley Mons.  Burial was in Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery, in Blairsville.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was entrusted by the family for the arrangements.


 

The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

May 12, 2004                                                                                                                 Page 4B

 

travis cook

 

Mr. Travis Cook, age 64, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, May 8, 2004 in Oconee Medical Center in Milledgeville, Georgia.

Mr. Cook was born in Union County, Georgia, on Thursday, September 21, 1939, a son of Vina Thomas Cook and the late Avery Forest Cook.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.  Mr. Cook lived most of his life in Union County, and was a member of Trackrock Baptist Church.  Besides his father, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Herbert Cook, and a grandson, Jesse Jones.

Surviving are his mother, Vina Thomas Cook, of Blairsville; two daughters: Engie Tench, of Cumming, GA and Cindy Coleman of Cleveland, GA; a son, Travis Cook, Jr. also of Cleveland, GA; sister, Vivian Cook of Blairsville; four brothers: E.L. Cook, Albert Cook, and James Cook, all of Blairsville, and Eugene Cook, of Andrews, NC; six grandchildren: Chenoa Cook, Lauren Coleman, Chelsea Tench, Ashley Cook, Amber Cook, and Jana Coleman; many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held Monday, May 10, 2004, at 2:00 p.m., at Trackrock Baptist Church, with Rev. Harley Hunter and Rev. Henry Loggins officiating.  Special music was presented by Trackrock Baptist Church Choir.  Military honors were presented by North Georgia Honor Guard.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Jerry Cook, Kenneth Cook, Barney Cook, Loy Cook, Lance Coleman, and Gary Bailey with burial in Trackrock Baptist Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was entrusted by the family for the arrangements.