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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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May 15, 2002                 Page 5B

 

ellsworth l. frazier

 

Ellsworth L. Frazier, 93, of Suches, GA, passed away April 22, 2002, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, following a brief illness.

Mr. Frazier was born in Tusseyville, PA and had resided in Suches, GA since 1972.  He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and fought in the Battle of the Bulge.  After the war, he returned to Ohio and operated the Frazier-Atlantic Service Station from 1944 to 1968.  As an accomplished pilot, Mr. Frazier owned and operated Frazaway Air Freight.  He was very involved in his community.  While in business he sponsored several youth activities such as Soap Box Derbies and youth bowling leagues.  He was a member of Adoniram-Joppa Lodge 517 F&AM, a 58-year member of the Shrine, Tadmor Temple AAOMS, Royal Arch Masons of Ohio, Cuyahoga Falls Chapter 225, Royal and Select Masons of Ohio, Cuyahoga Falls Chapter 144, and Cuyahoga Falls Chapter of Knights Templar 83.  He was also a member of Redeemer United Methodist Church.  After retirement, he flew for the Civil Air Patrol in Georgia.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Daniel and Katherine Cummings Frazier, and brother, Luther Frazier.  He is survived by his wife, Eva Hathaway Frazier; daughters: Patricia Evans of Stow and Rosemary Jane of California; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren: sisters: Katherine Sprayd, Sara Nearhood, Betty Benner, Frances McMullen, and Phyllis Packer; and brother: Russell Frazier, William Frazier, Marshall Frazier, and Charles Frazier, all of Pennsylvania.

Adoniram-Joppa Lodge 517 conducted a Masonic service at the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home, 1930 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls where the funeral service was held Friday, April 26 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Joyce A. Fast officiated.  Interment was at Chestnut Hill Memorial Park.  Memorials may be made to Shriners’ Burn Center, % Tadmor Temple, 3000 Krebs Dr., Akron, OH 44310.

Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio in charge of the arrangements. Funeral services were held on officiating. 

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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May 15, 2002                 Page 5B

 

mr. donald henderson

 

Mr. Donald Henderson, age 66, of Henderson Road, Blairsville, passed away on Tuesday, may 7, 2002 at his home following a sudden illness.  Mr. Henderson was born on September 1, 1935 in Union County, the son of the late William Herbert Henderson and the late Onnie Smith Henderson.  Mr. Henderson was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  He was an avid fox hunter and also was a friend to everyone.  He was preceded in death by his parents, William Henderson in 1981, Onnie Henderson in 1978, one brother, William Bly Henderson in 1977, two sisters, Mary Lou Klasen in 1996, and Susie Anita Cordell in 2000.  Mr. Henderson was of the Baptist Faith.

Surviving Mr. Henderson are three brothers, Fletcher Henderson of Blairsville, Rayford Henderson of Athens, TN, Randall Henderson of Blairsville; three sisters, Maxine Simms, Nina Bible and Regina Morgan, all of Fort Oglethorpe, GA; several nieces, nephews, and many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Friday, May 10, 2002 at 2:30 pm from the Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Vernon Totherow officiating.  Special music was presented by the Faith Singers.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Tracy and Jeffrey Henderson, John Weaver, Tommy Cordell, Ricky Klassen and Mike Bible.  Serving as honorary pallbearers were Wayne Queen, Edward Mashburn, Richard Mashburn, Jackie Abercrombie, Jimmy Abercrombie, and Charles Owenby.  Interment followed in the Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.

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


The North Georgia News

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May 15, 2002                 Page 5B

 

mr. claude calvin helton

 

Mr. Claude Calvin Helton, age 78, of Kiutuestia Creek Rd., passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2002, at his home following an extended illness.  Mr. Helton was born on Jan. 9, 1924, in Union County, the son of the late Homer Henry Helton and the late Lillie Woody Helton.  Mr. Helton was a WWII Veteran of the US army and was a retired school bus driver with the Union County School System.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Union County and was a member of the House of Prayer Church where he also served as a Trustee.

Surviving Mr. Helton are his loving wife of fifty six years, Dorothy Ross Helton, of Blairsville; one son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Geraldine Helton, of Blairsville; three daughters and sons-in-law: Frances and Wendall Payne of Blairsville, Faye and Jim Harvey of Ellijay, Trudy and James Baker of Blairsville; five brothers and four sisters-in-law: Clarence and Elizabeth Helton of Blairsville, Clayton and Diane Helton, Carl and Jeanie Helton, all of Gainesville, Calvin Helton, of Taledega, AL, Clyde and Christine Helton, of Riverdale; eight grandchildren: Scotty and Jason Helton, Christy Lance, Kenny Payne, Jennifer and Jina Garrett, Dustin and Derrick Baker; many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 14, 2002 at 2 p.m. from the Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Helton officiating.  Special music was presented by the Kelley Trio, Freddie Burrell and Nelson Lecroy.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Charles King, Bud King, Kenneth Grizzle, J.M. Grizzle, Leonard Sosebee and Terry Helton.  Interment followed in the House of Prayer Cemetery.

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