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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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May 29, 1996                             Page 5B

 

mrs. lucille hughes

 

            Lucille Hughes, 70, of Blairsville, GA, died Tuesday (May 21) in an (sic) Union County, GA hospital.  She was a native of Cherokee County, but had been living in Union County for several years.  She was the daughter of the late Floyd and Mandy Chastain Oliver and the wife of the late William Voyd Hughes, who died July 16, 1989.  She was a member of the Notla Baptist Church. 

            Surviving are three daughters, Doris Berry and Helen Townson both of Blairsville, and Rosemary White of Cornelia, GA; a daughter-in-law, Brenda Hughes Palmer of Murphy; a sister, Lillian Hughes of Murphy; a brother, Ed Oliver of Blairsville, GA; and six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

            Services were held on Thursday, May 23 in the Notla Baptist Church with the Reverends Avery Beavers and Ronnie Dilbeck officiating.  Burial was in the church cemetery.  Pallbearers were Keith and Chad Berry, Dwayne and Michael Townson, Travis Chastain, and Jason Sissium (sic).  Honorary pallbearers were Clinton, Hollis Dan, and Floyd Hughes, To Swartz, Don Brawley, and Randy Zimmerman.

            Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation, 2315 A Sunset Avenue, Rocky Mount, NC 27804.

Ivie Funeral Home of Murphy was in charge of arrangements.                  


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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(no corrections have been made; this is exactly as it appeared in paper)

 

 

May 29, 1996                             Page 5B

 

mrs. alice irene reece towe

 

            Mrs. Alice Irene Reece Towe, 92, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, May 24, 1996 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

            Mrs. Towe was born in Union County, Georgia, on December 2, 1903, a daughter of the late James Reece and Millie Henson Reece.  She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of this area.  Mrs. Towe was a member of Coosa Methodist Church, and was the widow of the late Carl Towe, who passed away in 1968. 

            Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Birdie M. White, of Blairsville; two brothers, Hoke Reece of Blairsville and Felton Reece of Marietta; three grandchildren, Larry White, Terry White, and Randy White; seven great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, May 25, 1996 at 4 p.m. from Coosa Methodist church (sic) with Rev. Charles Black and Rev. Bill Honaker officiating.  Special music was presented by Rev. and Mrs. Earl Bishop.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Larry White, Terry White, Randy White, James Reece, Justin White, and Joseph White.  Interment was in Coosa Methodist Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville 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 29, 1996                             Page 5B

 

mr. frank w. carney

 

            Mr. Frank W. Carney, age 71, of Douglasville, formerly of Mabelton and Blairsville passed away Saturday, may 25, 1996.  Mr. Carney had lived and worked in the Atlanta area for the past 33 years, moving there from Blairsville, Georgia.  He had been a forklift operator with the National Lead Company.  Frank was a World War II army veteran in the European Theatre.

            Survivors include his wife, Inez Lee Carney of the home; son, Danny Carney of Douglasville; daughter, Donna Kinney, also of Douglasville; son, David Brian Carney of Hiram; brothers, Junior Carney of Blairsville and Mickey Carney of Mabelton; sisters, Mary Payne of Blairville (sic) Janet Phillips of Mabelton, Judy Burkhalter of Marietta and Doris Jean Lewis of McDonough; three grandchildren and other relatives also survive.

            Funeral services were held Monday May 27, 1996 at 2 p.m. from New Union Baptist Church with Rev. Harrison Bradley and Rev. Wayne Daniels officiating.  Music was provided by the New Union Church Choir.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Johnny Foster, Charles Burkhalter, David Murphy, Wendell Murphy, Gordon Payne and Tommy Rogers.  Interment was in the New Union Baptist Church Cemetery with military honor conferred by The North Georgia Veterans.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.