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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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May 13, 2009                 Page 15A

 

evon nelson ledford

 

            Mrs. Evon Nelson Ledford, age 83, of Corbin, Kentucky, formerly of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2009 at Baptist Regional Medical Center, in Corbin. 

Mrs. Ledford was born Saturday, April 17, 1926 in Union County, Georgia, to the late John Clyde Nelson, Sr. and the late Minnie Bell Curtis Nelson.  She was a member of Zebulon Baptist Church and was preceded in death by husband, Harley Ledford; and brothers, Cecil Nelson and Hubert Nelson. 

            Surviving family members include: daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Larry Britton of Corbin; brother, J.C. Nelson of Blairsville; sister, Evelyn Guffey of Blairsville; grandsons, Jeff Britton and Jason Britton; granddaughter, Gina Chatham; great-grandsons; Chris Britton and Noah Britton; great granddaughters; Abby Britton, Amanda Chatham, Bridgett Chatham, Hannah Britton; great-great-granddaughter, Alsya Chatham, great-great-grandson, Landon Chatham; several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 1 PM from the Zebulon Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Jenkins officiating.  Music was provided by Zebulon Baptist Church Choir.  Interment followed in Union Memory Gardens.  Serving as pallbearers were the following gentlemen: Jeff Britton, Jason Britton, Chris Britton, Tim Deavers, Mike Callaway and Ronnie Thomas.  Honorary pallbearers included: W.C. Nelson, Billy Nelson, Ed Towery, Harley Ledford, Jr, D.L. Martin, Wayne Abercrombie, and Lloyd Kittle.. 

            The family received friends Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at Cochran Funeral Home, Blairsville from 6-9 PM.

            Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home – Blairsville Chapel.  You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochrannfuneralhomes.com

           


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Blairsville, GA  30512

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Carolyn Adams Lancaster

 

            Mrs. Carolyn Adams Lancaster age 84 of Hedgecock Rd., Blairsville, GA passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2009 in the Union County Nursing Home following an extended illness.  Mrs. Lancaster was born on Aug. 4, 1924 in hall County, GA, the daughter of the late Marvin and Katie Adams.  She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and sister, who was always a giving soul.  She was known as Nanny Goat to her loved ones.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Lancaster in 1980.  Mrs. Lancaster was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church. 

            Surviving Mrs. Lancaster are one daughter and son-in-law, Faye and Gene Phillips of Blairsville, one sister, Christine Spain of Blairsville, two grandchildren, Stacy G. and Amy Strickland, Nathan and Tonya Strickland, five great grandchildren, Seth, Hannah, Rachael, Clayton and Mackenzie Strickland, Dalton and Abby Mathis, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Monday, May 11, 2009 at 10 a.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Tony Black officiating.  Special music was presented by Ken and Elaine Young.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Stacy Strickland, Nathan Strickland, Dean Cook, Gabriel Watson and Mike Thomas.  Interment and graveside services were held at 3 p.m. from the Poplar Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Hal County.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Sunday evening from 6-9 p.m.  

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

           


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clarence “jake” garland dyer

 

            Mr. Clarence (better known as Jake) Garland Dyer Jr. age 57 of Gainesville Hwy, Blairsville passed away on Friday, May 8, 2009 following a brief illness.  Mr. Dyer was born on Jan. 4, 1952 in Union County, the son of Lois Plott Dyer and the late Clarence Garland Dyer.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  Jake was a licensed plumber and electrician by trade.  He loved to hut and fish during his pastime.  He was a loving father, son, brother and uncle.  Mr. Dyer was of the Baptist faith. 

            Surviving Mr. Dyer and one daughter and son-in-law, Ashley and Jeremy warren of Blairsville, mother, Lois Dyer of Blairsville, two brothers and sisters-in-law, Quinton and Jean Dyer of Blairsville, J.M. and Clara Dyer of Blairsville, three nieces and nephews, Craig Dyer, Allison Dyer and Amanda King, two great niece and nephew, Ethan and Kaitlyn King, many other relatives and friends also survive. 

            Funeral services were held on Sunday, May 10, 2009 and 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Jeremy Henderson officiating.  Special music was presented by Lois and Betty Henderson.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Bobby Collins, Kevin green, Craig Dyer, Jamie King, Kevin Chambers and Michael Warren.  Interment followed in the Union Memory Gardens Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Saturday evening from 6-8 p.m.

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