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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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May 24, 1995                             Page 7B

 

mary louis parson curtis

 

            Mary Louis Parson Curtis, age 65, of Blairsville, GA, died Thursday, May 18, 1995 in a Union County, Georgia hospital.

            She was a native of Avery County, NC.  She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.  She was the daughter of the late Clarence Edward and Josephine Franklin Parson.

            She is survived by her husband, John Isaac Curtis; one son, Joe Curtis of Blairsville, GA; three daughters, Susie Rogers and Paula Ledford, both of Murphy, NC and Tammy Curtis of Blairsville, GA; one brother, Bill Parson of Hickory, NC; one sister, Betty Loudermilk of Newland, NC; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.

            Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 1995 in the Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home Chapel in Newland, NC.  Burial was in the Jonas Bridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Jonas Ridge, NC. 

            Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Newland, NC was in charge of arrangements.  Townson-Rose Funeral Home, Murphy, NC was in charge of local 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 24, 1995                             Page 7B

 

patricia rispoli

 

            Ms. Patricia Rispoli, age 50, of Blairsville, GA passed away Sunday, May 14, 1995, following a period of declining health.  Ms. Rispoli was the daughter of the late Thomas and Jean Reece Rispoli.  Surviving are an aunt, Mrs. Kathryn Lane of Highland Springs, VA, cousin Rebecca Boger of Richmond, VA, cousin Jimmy Bryan of Cleveland, GA, cousin Robert Reece of Marietta, GA, aunt Lorena Reece of Blairsville, GA, special friend Horace Underwood of Blairsville, GA.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 16, 1995 at 2 p.m. from the Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lester Sutton officiating.  Interment was in the Old Union Cemetery.  Pallbearers were Jeff Fortenberry, Jeffery Carroll, Jimmy Bryan and Jim Boger.  Banister Funeral Home of Young Harris in charge of arrangements.

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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May 24, 1995                             Page 7B

 

mr. gordon b. brown

 

            Mr. Gordon B. Brown, age 83, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 1995 at his home following an extended illness. 

            Mr. Brown was born in Union County, Georgia, on October 23, 1911, a son of the late John Gordon Brown and Ida Watkins Brown.  He was a farmer and a lifelong resident of this area.  Mr. Brown was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Bessie Owenby Brown, of the home; daughters, Maybelle Houser, of Arnoldsville, GA; Grapelle Rollins of Acworth, GA; Dollie Burrell of Blairsville; and Joyce Tina warren of Naples, FL; sons, Fred Berry Brown and Jerry Brown, both of Blairsville; brothers, Jim Brown, of Gainesville, GA, and Johnny Mac Brown, of Blairsville; sister, Jessie Corn, of Blairsville; twenty grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren also survive, along with several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

            Funeral services were held Friday, May 19, 1995 at 2 p.m. from Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Ronnie Abernathy officiating.   Specially selected music was presented by Ken and Elaine Young.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Jimmy Southerland, Freddie Brown, Tommy Murphy, Randy Brown, Rhuel Hughes and Bill Houser.  Interment was in the church cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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May 24, 1995                             Page 7B

 

mr. roy a. mason

 

            Mr. Roy A. Mason, age 87, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, May 18, 1995 in Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia.

            Mr. Mason was born on April 22, 1908 in Union County, Georgia, a son of the late Will and Belle Davis Mason.  He was a lifelong resident of this area and a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church.

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Earie Mason, of the home; sons, Elmer Mason of Talking Rock, GA, Ernest Mason and Ervin mason, both of Douglasville, GA, Stanley mason of Lithia Springs, Ga; (sic) daughters, Shirley Anderson of Griffin, GA and Linda Wall of Lawrenceville, GA; step children, James Totherow of Blairsville, Rozene Barnes of Jonesboro, GA, Lawrence Totherow of Smyrna, GA, Donald Totherow of Gainesville, GA and Betty Jean Pickelsimer of Murphy, NC; ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren  also survive.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, May 20, 1995 at 2 p.m. from Philadelphia Baptist church with Rev. Clarence Tritt and Rev. Horace Potts officiating.  Special music for the service was presented by Ken and Elaine Young.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Tony Mason, Gary Mason, Stuart Mason, Scott Mason, Bill Anderson and Benjamin Cross.  Interment was in Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.