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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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June 1, 2011                              Page 16A

 

juanita thomas nichols

 

Mrs. Juanita Thomas Nichols, age 90, of Stroud Rd., Blairsville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at her home following a brief illness.  Mrs. Nichols was born on March 14, 1921 in Union County, the daughter of the late John B. Thomas and the late Mary Jane Rogers Thomas.  She was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  Juanita loved singing and playing her guitar.  She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother.  Her family was her life.  She was preceded in death by her parents John and Mary Thomas, her husband, Lee Roy Nichols, two sisters, Adell Potts and Opley Botts and also by two brothers, Theodore and Guy Thomas.  Mrs. Nichols was a member of Youngstown Baptist Church.

Surviving Mrs. Nichols are three daughters and two sons-in-law, Frances and Wilson Sayles of Blairsville, Irene Turner of Lawrenceville, GA, Marsha and Randy White of Blairsville, one son, Ray Nichols of Blairsville, one sister, Gertrude Raper of Blairsville, twelve grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Friday May 27, 2011 at 3 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Gary Rogers, Rev. Wade Plott and Rev. Larry Trulove officiating.  Special music was presented by Megan Beaver, Carly Adams, Kelly Helton, Becky Rogers and Nancy Hughes.  The following gentleman served as pallbearers, Aaron Beaver, Tony Nichols, Cody White, Trent Dyer, Evan Hughes, Larry Trulove, Anthony Olson and Trevor Dyer.  Interment followed in the Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery. The family met with friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 6-9 p.m.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com


Juanita Thomas Nichols


JUANITA THOMAS NICHOLS
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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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June 1, 2011                              Page 16A

 

robert “robb” hugh Moss, sr.

 

Robert "Robb" Hugh Moss, Sr., age 79, of Blairsville, GA, went home to be with Jesus on Monday, May 23, 2011, at the Union General Hospital following a sudden illness.  Robb was born on March 19, 1932 in Elizabethton, TN, the son of the late Brodie Rhea Moss and the late Mattie Miller Carr Moss.  Robb earned his Master's Degree in Education from Florida State University and was an avid Seminoles fan.  Robb was a teacher and coach, and was Director of Athletics in both Brevard and Hillsborough Counties in Florida.  He later served with the Charlotte County School Board as Supervisor of Adult and Community Education for over 20 years.  He was a loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather.  Robb was a member of the House of Prayer Church, Blairsville, GA.

Surviving Robb are his loving wife, Barbara Affolter Moss of Blairsville; one daughter and son-in-law, Dr. Cindy Tucker and Dr. Edward Graesser of Williamstown, NJ; one son and daughter-in-law, Robert Hugh, Jr. and Susan Moss of Panama City Beach, FL; one brother and sister-in-law, Bradley Wayne and Connie Moss of Nashville, TN; two grandchildren, Stephen Robert Moss and Matthew Joseph Graesser, and other extended family members.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Paul Carr Moss, and a sister, Dorothy Moss Barker.

A Celebration of Life Service were (sic) held on Thursday, May 26, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. at the House of Prayer Church with the Reverend Bill Schakat officiating. Special music was presented by the House of Prayer Church Choir.  In lieu of flowers, if you wish, the family requests that donations be made to the House of Prayer Church Choir in memory of Robb Moss.  Friends called one hour prior to the service at the church.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences online at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com.


Robert Hugh Moss, Sr.


ROBERT HUGH MOSS, SR.
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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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June 1, 2011                              Page 16A

 

robert “bob” lee anderson

 

Mr. Robert "Bob" Lee Anderson, age 80, of Raspberry Trail, Blairsville, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 23, 2011 at his home following an extended illness.  Mr. Anderson was born on June 19, 1930 in Union County, the son of the late Wash Anderson and the late Ellie Maney Anderson.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  Bob enjoyed fishing in his spare time.  He was a loving father, brother, grandfather and great grandfather.  He was preceded in death his wife Donnie Grant Anderson in May of 2010, a son, Cecil Anderson in 2005 and by two sisters, Evelyn Stepp and Callie Barker and by four brothers, Charlie, Baxter, Frank and Beecher Anderson.  Mr. Anderson attended South End Baptist Church.

Surviving Mr. Anderson are five daughters and four sons-in-law, Ann and Ottis Franklin, Brenda Anderson, Dora Davenport and Wesley Totherow, Becky and Tim Rich, Peggy and Ken Denning all of Blairsville, two sons and one daughter-in-law, James Anderson, Brandon and Melisia Anderson all of Blairsville, one brother, Huey Anderson of Blairsville, seven grandchildren, David and Tascha Franklin, Jamie Anderson, Samantha Franklin, Cary and Jessica Rich, Chris Anderson, Kellie Denning and Summer Anderson, three great grandchildren, Maddie Franklin, Jada Lovell and Kenzie Hullett, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Thursday May 26, 2011 at 11 a.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Aud Brown officiating. The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, John Gibson, Kenny Jones, Jerry Anderson, Melvin Gibson, Junior Franklin and Bobby Anderson.  Interment followed in the Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 6-9 p.m.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuenralhome.com


Robert Lee Anderson

           

 


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cindy marie mcconn

 

Mrs. Cindy Marie McConn age 51 of Hwy. 515 East, Blairsville passed away on Monday, April 4, 2011 following a brief illness.  Mrs. McConn was born on July 15, 1959 in Lexington, MA, the daughter of Arthur Millican and Patricia Miller Millican.  Cindy was an ice skating pro and coach and had taught ice skating in the Atlanta area for over ten years.  She had been employed with Walmart and Home Depot.  At the time of her death she was employed with Brasstown Valley Resort.  Cindy was a loving and kind person who was always happy.  She was of the Methodist faith.

Surviving Cindy are her parents, Arthur and Patricia Millican of Blairsville, two daughters, Brittany Bottoms of Marietta and Candie Perry of Ooltewah, TN, three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Arthur Millican, Jr. of Blairsville, Robin Allen and Melanie Millican of Largo, FL, Bradley and Joan Millican of St. Pete, FL, many other relatives and friends also survive.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 4, 12011 at 3:30 p.m. from the Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with Minister terry Stuart officiating.  The family will meet with friends at the funeral home on Sunday evening from 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that donations may be made to the Union County Humane Society Mtn. Shelter in memory of Cindy.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com


Cindy Marie McConn


CINDY MARIE McCONN
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doyle bruce smith

 

Mr. Doyle Bruce Smith, age 52, of Leisure Acres, Blairsville, formerly of Mableton, GA passed away on Monday, May 23, 2011 following a brief illness.  Mr. Smith was born on Jan. 12, 1959 in Cobb County, GA, the son of Ruby Ruth Tumlin Smith and the late Robert Marion Smith.  He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Marion Smith in 1999 and by a brother, Robert Noel Smith in 2002.  Mr. Smith was of the Baptist faith and attended House of Prayer Church.

Surviving Mr. Smith are his mother, Ruby Smith of Marietta, one sister, Elaine Howell of Blairsville, several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

A memorial service will be held at a later date and will be announced.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that donations may be made to the House of Prayer Church or a favorite charity of your choice in memory of Mr. Smith.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com

           

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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June 1, 2011                              Page 16A

 

pinkie lee emerson

 

Mrs. Pinkie Lee Emerson, age 79, of Panther Top Rd., Murphy formerly of Blairsville, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2011 at her home following an extended illness.  Mrs. Emerson was born on August 18, 1931 in Elbert County, GA, the daughter of the late Lee Bennett and the late Daisy Mae Ferguson Bennett.  She was a Union County resident for most of her life.  She had a lifetime of this and that, one thing or another.  She loved keeping up with her family.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Lee Emerson in 1982 and by an infant daughter, Janie Mae Emerson. Mrs. Emerson was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.

Surviving Mrs. Emerson are two daughters and sons-in-law, Joan (Posey) and Terry Neumann of Murphy, Joyce and Perry Moore of Murphy, one son, Jerry Emerson of Trion, GA, one brother, Frank Bennett of Elberton, GA, two sisters, Blondine Massey and Linda Jo Dowell both of Canon, GA, eight grandchildren, Michelle and Larry Spies, Heather (Posey) and Anthony Rice, Crystal and Jesse Navarro, T.J. Posey, Sara Posey, James Posey, Orrin Moore and Caroline Moore, seven great-grandsons, Luke, Aaron, Tommy, Landen, Joey, A.J. and Jeremiah, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Monday May 30, 2011 at 3 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. L.B. Adams officiating.  Special music was presented by Pam Keough.  The following gentleman served as pallbearers, Larry Spies, Jesse Navarro, Orrin Moore, James Posey, Luke Posey and Aaron Spies.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family request that memorials may be made to the Gideons or to Good Shepherd Hospice in memory of Mrs. Emerson.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Monday from 1-3 p.m.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com


Pinkie Lee Emerson


PINKIE LEE EMERSON
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ruth plott cantrell

 

Mrs. Ruth Gladys Plott Cantrell, age 97, of Blairsville, GA who passed away Monday, May 23, 2011 in Union County Nursing Home in Blairsville

Ruth was born on Sunday, October 26, 1913 in Towns County, GA, a daughter of the late Smith and Nora Plott.  She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and had a passion for flowers and gardening.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Will Cantrell; infant son, Max Hemphill; grandsons, Michael Walden and Walter Ogden, Jr.; her parents and all thirteen siblings.

Mrs. Cantrell is survived and will be missed by her son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Wanda Cantrell of Blairsville; son and daughter-in-law, James Hemphill and Maxine Collins of Blairsville; daughter and son-in-law, Bobbie and Walter Ogden of Jesup, GA; daughter, Sue Walden of Dahlonega; daughter, Johnnie Height of Hampton, GA; daughter, Bennie Quirk of San Marcos, CA and son, Elwood Hemphill.  Many grandchildren, great grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren also survive.

Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 from Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Guy Bradley officiating.  The family received friends at the Cochran Funeral Home from 10 a.m. until noon on Wednesday.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers; Rex Hemphill, Jerry Hemphill, Kenny Hemphill, Wayne Roberts, Homer Powell and Ervin Plott.

If you wish, memorial donations may be made in her honor to the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, P.O Box 665, Blairsville, Georgia 30514.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was entrusted with the arrangements.  Please remember you may visit us on the web at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the family and sig the guest register.