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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512


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May 17, 1995                             Page 5B


mr. john timmer


            Mr. John Timmer, age 89, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, May 6, 1995 in Murphy Medical Center Nursing Home in Murphy, North Carolina, following an extended illness. 

            Mr. Timmer was a native of California, but had lived in this area for twenty four years.  He was a member of the Chatuge Assembly of God in Hayesville, North Carolina. Mr. Timmer was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Lorraine Timmer, this year.

            Surviving are three sons: Lawrence Timmer of San Pedro, CA, Robert Timmer of Huntington Beach, CA and David Timmer of Blairsville, GA; ten grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 10, 1995 at 6:30 p.m. from the chapel of the funeral home  with Rev. Aileen Mosteller officiating.  Special music for the service was presented by Joan Combs and Allan Laukka.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Rex Graves, Allan Laukka, Gary Kaufman, Waymon Morgan, Sam Beck, and Roy Combs.  Interment was in Ivy Log Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.