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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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May 21, 1997     Page 5B

 

mrs. marta elizabet akins

 

            Mrs. Martha Elizabeth Akins, age 83, of Canal Lake Road, Blairsville, formerly of Struthers, Ohio, passed away Thursday, May 8th at the Union General Hospital in Blairsville, Georgia.  She had lived in the Blairsville area since 1953.  Born in Bartow, Florida, she was the daughter of the late John W. Fry and Freddie Elizabeth Lambert, and the wife of the late William Randolph Akins.  She was  a charter member of Fairview Immanuel Baptist Church in Youngstown, Ohio and was currently a member of First Baptist Church in Blairsville, Georgia.  She was a 50 year member of the Lamplight Chapter #582 O.E.S in Poland, Ohio. 

She is survived by a son, Bill Akins of Petersburg, Ohio; two daughters, Freddie Allen of Poland, Ohio and Betty Friend of Blairsville, Georgia; a brother, E.D. Fry of Blairsville; a half-brother, Lawrence Bowling of Berlin Center, Ohio; a step-brother, Sylvan Bowling of Pinehurst, North Carolina; 10 grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren.

Local funeral services were conducted Friday, May 9th, at 7 p.m. from the First Baptist Church of Blairsville with Rev. B.A. Buchanan and Rev. Danny Paris officiating.  Music was by Francis Ballard.  Funeral services were held Monday, May 12th at 1 p.m. from Davidson-Becker Funeral Home Chapel in Struthers, Ohio with Rev. Fred Lenz officiating.  Interment followed in Lake Park Cemetery in Struthers.  The family has requested donations in memory of Mrs. Akins may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund in Blairsville, Georgia.  Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge in charge of 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 21, 1997     Page 5B

 

mrs. ila dale mcglamery

 

            Mrs. Ila Dale McGlamery, age 77, of the LifeCare Center, Ducktown, Tennessee, passed away Sunday, May 11th in the Fannin Regional Hospital.  A native of Union County, she was the daughter of the late Edward Lafayette and Minnie Duvall Chastain.  She was a member of the McCaysville Church of God for 37 years. 

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, B.W. McGlamery of Mineral Bluff; three sons, Bill McGlamery of Atlanta, Ben McGlamery of Omaha, Nebraska, and Phillip McGlamery of Knoxville, Tennessee; four daughters, Martha Harber of Atlanta, Carolyn Matthews of Tucker, Georgia, Ila McDonald of Memphis, Tennessee, and Miriam Lambert of Rockhill, South Carolina; a brother, Edward Chastain of Augusta, Georgia; a sister, Etta Lee Rich of Blairsville; 13 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

            Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 13th at 2 p.m. from the Akins of Blue Ridge Chapel with Rev. James D. Edmondson, Rev. Jeff Keys and Rev. Charles Black officiating.  Music was by the Kelly trio.  The following grandsons served as pallbearers: Brian Horn, Capt. B. Marc Matthews, Kevin McGlamery, Jeremy Simmons, Heath Verner, and Matthew Verner.  The following grandchildren served as honorary escort: Joe Lambert, Mike Lambert, Jenifer (sic) Matthews, Carl McGlamery, Cristy Urban, April Austein and Ashley McGlamery.  Interment followed in Providence Methodist Church Cemetery in Union County.  Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge in charge of arrangements.