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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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June 4, 2003                  Page 7B

 

mr. robert w. allbritton

 

Mr. Robert W. Allbritton, age 76, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2003 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

Mr. Allbritton was born in Hardie County, Florida, on Tuesday, November 30, 1926, a son of the late Owen Marvin Allbritton and Callie Lee Hurst Allbritton.   He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and served in the Pacific Theatre, and later in The Korean War.  Mr. Allbritton was a foreman in road maintenance, and had been living in the Blairsville area since 1993, coming here from Ft. Pierce, Florida.  Mr. Allbritton was a member of First Baptist Church of Blairsville.  A son, Mark Wayne Allbritton, preceded him in death.

Surviving are his wife, Betty Jo Brown Allbritton, of their home; daughter and son-in-law, Brenda Sue and Joe Campbell, of Ft. Pierce; son, David E. Allbritton, of Blairsville; grandchildren and their spouses; Steven and Terri Campbell, Justin Allbritton, Jason Allbritton, and Amanda and Frank Herndon; great grandson, Hayden Walker Herndon; many other relatives and many friends survive.

Memorial services were held Sunday, may 25, 2003, at 3:30 p.m., from the chapel of First Baptist Church of Blairsville, with Rev. Danny Parris officiating.  Funeral services were held in Ft. Pierce, Florida, from Haisley-Hobbs Funeral Home chapel, on Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at 2:00 p.m., with Rev. Bob Barrett officiating.  Interment was in White City Cemetery in Ft. Pierce.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville entrusted by the family for the arrangements.

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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June 4, 2003                  Page 7B

 

mrs. trudy williams

 

Mrs. Trudy Williams, age 65, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, May 25, 2003, at her home.

Mrs. Williams was born Sunday, July 25, 1937, in Milton County, Massachusetts, a daughter of the late Edgar William Pitt and Gertrude Robinson Pitt.  In 1978, Mrs. Williams founded “Conventions Atlanta”, where she organized conventions and business meetings.  She owned and operated this Atlanta-based business until her moved to Blairsville, four years ago.  Mrs. Williams was a former member of Sales Marketing Executive of Atlanta, and a former board member of the Georgia Kidney Foundation.  Trudy had served for many years on the Miss Georgia Pageant.  She was a member of Coosa United Methodist Church, and was real estate agent for Blairsville Realty.

Surviving are her husband, Dick Williams, of their home; son and daughter, Richard Courtney Williams and Elizabeth Ruth Williams, both of blairsvile; three sisters: JoEllen McCoy, and Carolyn Aaron, both of Sarasota, Florida, and Linda Meyer, of Knoxville, Tennessee; nieces, nephews and other relatives and many friends also survive.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 28, 2003, at 3:00 p.m., from Coosa United Methodist Church, with Rev. Jon Herrin officiating.  Special music was presented by soloist Jerry LeValley and musician Winkie Atkins.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: George Upchurch, James Mincey, Todd Hedgepeth, Harvey Johns, Charles Noach, and Charles Meyer.  Interment was in the church cemetery.

If you wish, memorials contributions may be made to Coosa United Methodist Church Building Fund.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville entrusted by the family for the arrangements.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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June 4, 2003                  Page 7B

 

mrs. frances marian “fran” triplett

 

Mrs. Frances Marian “Fran” Triplett, age 80, of Lakeside Drive, Blairsville, passed away on Monday, May 26, 2003 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness.  Mrs. Triplett was born on May 22, 1923 in Douglas, KS, the daughter of the late Jesse M. White and the late Verna Pitts White.  She was recognized by all who knew her as a devoted wife and mother.  She grew up in Kansas and graduated high school in 1941.  She married Clyde Triplett on Jan. 28, 1943.  In 1963 she and her family moved to Georgia.  Because of her husbands work demands in Oklahoma, Ethiopia and Georgia, she was many times the primary care giver and guide to four daughters.  Her hobbies, in addition to sewing and homemaking, include decorating, quilting, and collecting dolls in particular.  She loved yard sales and flea markets.  She was a member of the Lakeside village Club and was a member of the First United Methodist church of Union County.

Surviving Mrs. Triplett are her loving husband of sixty years, Clyde M. Triplett of Blairsville; four daughters, Mari Lynn Cheatham of Roswell, GA, Marsha Wilbanks of Sherman, TX, Barbara Roberts of Wylie, TX, Chris Nesmith of Warner Robins, GA; one brother, Merle White of Issaquah, WA; six grandchildren, Jeff and Scott Wilbanks, Lori and Andrew Nesmith, Mark and Allison Roberts; two great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, may 28, 2003 at 11:00 am from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Eddie Herring officiating.  Special music was presented by Jeff Bauman.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Union County in Mrs. Triplett’s memory.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.