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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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June 6, 2012                              Page 14A

 

pauline "polly" trulove woodham

 

            Mrs. Pauline "Polly" Trulove Woodham, age 87, of Blairsville, GA, passed away on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at her home.  Polly was born in Clay County, NC on Monday, September 22, 1924 to the late William Lee & Dove Morgan Trulove. She moved to Marietta where she worked for the Bell Bomber Plant during World War II. After the war she began a career with Sears & Roebuck Company, managing accounts. Polly and her beloved husband, Reuben Leonard "Woody" Woodham, retired and moved to Blairsville in 1980. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Blairsville and loved her Church Family and Sunday School Classmates. She also enjoyed visiting and ministering to people at the nursing home. Polly was preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years, Woody Woodham; son, Leonard Woodham; her parents; and her sister, Jean Trulove Richards.

            Polly will be greatly missed by all who knew her, but especially by her loving family: daughter, Marsha Woodham of Blairsville; son, John Woodham of Villa Rica, GA; daughter-in-law, Jackie Woodham; six grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

            Funeral Services were held at 1 P.M on Friday, May 25, 2012 from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Dr. Fred Lodge and Dr. Billy Rabern officiating. Special music was presented by Minister of Music R. Terry Hooper and Mrs. Jackie Hill.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Larry Trulove, Chris Woodham, Taylor Woodham, Albert Morris, Quinton Holbrooks and Zack Wright. Serving as honorary escort to the family was Joe Kuntzelor and Neal Moon. The family received friends at the funeral home on Friday morning from 11 until the service began. Burial was in Union Memory Gardens. Cemetery in Blairsville.

            Please make memorial contributions to the First Baptist Church of Blairsville PO Box 2058, 296 Blue Ridge Street, Blairsville, GA 30514 or to the Gideon International, PO 521, Blairsville, GA 30514.

            Cochran Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements. Please visit our website at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the family and sign the guest register.   

Pauline Trulove Woodham

PAULINE TRULOVE WOODHAM
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rachel ann nalaschi

 

            Mrs. Rachel Ann Nalaschi, age 42, of Summit Way, Blairsville passed away at her home on Monday, May 28, 2012 following an extended illness. Rachel was born December 9, 1969 in Kingston Jamaica. She moved here 10˝ years ago from Loxahatchee, FL. Rachel loved kayaking with her family and friends. She loved baking, cooking, her dogs and cats and was a great wife and mother. Rachel was preceded in death by her father, John Wall and a sister, Catherine Wall. She was of the Catholic Faith.

            Survivors include her husband of 18 years, Eugene Nalaschi of Blairsville, daughters, Lisa Marie Nalaschi and Gina Marie Nalaschi of Blairsville, mother, Mary Wall, brother, Jonathan Wall of England, sisters, Maxine Ridung of Canada, Jackie Andress and Christine Doyle both of FL, aunt, Indira Virture of FL and uncle, Christopher Virture of FL, several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Memorial services were held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Richard Rivera officiating. In lieu of flowers make memorials to the House of Prayer Church.

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


Rachel Ann Nalaschi


RACHEL ANN NALASCHI
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Blairsville, GA  30512

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thelma macdaniel nichols

 

            Thelma McDaniel Nichols, age 93, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Thursday, May 24, 2012 at her home. Mrs. Nichols was born Friday, October 18, 1918 in the Higdon Community of Fannin County, GA, to the late Willie and the late Estie Pope McDaniel. She was a member of New Union Baptist Church in Blairsville, avid flower and vegetable gardener; she enjoyed sewing and caring for her family. She was preceded in death by husband Glenn Nichols in 1981, brothers: Bud McDaniel, George McDaniel and Johnny McDaniel; sisters Helen Waldon, Hazel Dillard and Ruby Thomas.

            Mrs. Nichols will be missed by all, especially by her family members, which include: daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and Winston Chambers, daughter, Diana Nichols, all of Blairsville, sisters, Willa Nell Jones and Patsy Hawkins both of Blue Ridge; brother, Howard McDaniel of the Higdon Community.

            Funeral services for Mrs. Nichols were held on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the New Union Baptist Church with the Rev. Chad Underwood officiating. Mrs. Nichols was eulogized by her son-in-law, Winston Chambers. Music was provided by New Union Baptist Church Choir.   Burial followed in the church cemetery, with the following gentlemen serving as pallbearers: Tim Odom, Jacob Grizzle, Larry Akins, Tim Grizzle, Marty Payne, and Greg Odom. The following gentlemen served as honorary escort to the family: J.W. Payne, Bill Abernathy, Mike Payne and Bobby Jackson.

            The family received friends at the Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, on Friday, May 25, 2012 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

            Arrangements entrusted to the Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville. You may share your fond memories of Mrs. Nichols and send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.


Thelma MacDaniel Nichols


  THELMA MacDANIEL NICHOLS
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anne h. tyler

 

            Annie H Tyler, age 100 of Blairsville, GA went to be with her Lord on Sunday, May 27, 2012. She was born in New Brockton, AL on Sunday, October 1, 1911 and moved to Seminole, FL in 1930 where she resided until moving to Blairsville in 2008.

            For many years she owned and operated a retail and shipping citrus business called the Fruit Basket.

            She was a member of the Seminole Community Chapel, the Seminole Civic Club and the T.T.T. Society, Florida Chapter E.

            The Highlight of her life was a trip to the Holy Land which she had dreamed of and prayed for since she was a child. Her desire always was to walk in the earthly footsteps of Jesus.

            She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Campbell Tyler, daughter, Betty Ann Tipton, parents, Curtis and Willa Bell Brunson Hutchison and 10 brothers and sisters.

            Surviving family members include: daughter, Barbara T. (Jim) Reese of Blairsville, GA, grandsons, E. James (Noelle) Reese III of Hartwell, GA and Christopher M. Reese of Seminole, FL, 3 great grandchildren, Brittany, Ashlyn and Logan Reese and numerous nieces and nephews.

            Funeral services were scheduled for Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 3 p.m. from the Chapel of the Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Dr. Fred Lodge officiating. The family received friends Saturday from 2 until 3 p.m. Interment will be in the Seminole Pioneer Cemetery in St. Petersburg, FL Saturday, June 9th.

            Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.    


Anne H. Tyler


ANNE H. TYLER
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ruth bladenspeil weber

 

            Mrs. Ruth Bladenspiel Weber, age 90, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2012. She was born July 13, 1921 in Buffalo, NY to the late Elizabeth Sadler and Paul Bladenspiel. She was married to the late Lt. Leo J. Weber for 69 years.

            Ruth worked as a bookkeeper in a doctor’s office, an accountant and secretary for her husband’s business, and a cashier in a grocery store. During WWII, she was a nurse’s aide for the Red Cross.

            She loved vegetable and flower gardening, and canning her own food. Ruth was very active in the Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church as well as the local community. She started local ballroom and square dancing clubs, played in several card clubs, including duplicate bridge and canasta. She enjoyed sewing and designing her own patterns, artistic painting, refinishing furniture, and reading.

            She lives on through her daughter, Sharon E. White and husband, Robert W. White, son, Leo J. Weber Jr. and wife, Debby Hughes, son, Michael H. Weber and wife, Patti Weber, grandchildren, Roger W. White, Adam D. White, Vanessa A. White, Nathan Weber, Nicholas Weber, Michelle St. Clair, Julie Curin, and Christopher St. Clair, six great grandchildren, and sisters, Irene Scholl and the late Rita Pew Franks.

            Memorial services will be held at a later date at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers make memorials to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

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


Ruth Bladenspeil Weber


RUTH BLADENSPEIL WEBER
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Blairsville, GA  30512

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lucille scurlock

 

            Lucille Scurlock, 90, of Standish, MI, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away at home on Monday, April 16, 2012.  

            Lucile was born to William and Mary (Fortenberry) Teague on September 18, 1921 in Blairsville, GA.  In 1942 she married Levon Scurlock in Georgia.

            Lucille was a resident of Standish for the last 40 years.  She was employed at the Standish Community Hospital before retiring in 1992.

            She is survived by her daughters, Barbara (Anthony) Baker of Rochester Hills, NY, and Sandra (Edward) Hiveley of Standish; and one son, Kenneth Scurlock of Standish; seven grandchildren, Anthony Jr. and Kevin Baker, Karrie R. Secord, Keith and Derick DeBord, and Ryan and Kristie Scurlock; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

            Her husband Levon preceded her in death on October 4, 1994.

            Lucille's funeral service was held on Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 11 am. at the R.O. Savage Funeral Chapel, with Pastor Devin Chisholm officiating.  She laid in state from 10 a.m. at the chapel until service time.  Family greeted friends at the chapel Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 7 - 9 p.m. and Friday, April 20, 2012 from 1-8 p.m.  Burial was at the Woodmere Cemetery in Standish following the service.

 

 

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Blairsville, GA  30512

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mary ethel coleman

 

            Mrs. Mary Ethel Coleman age 82 passed away at Union General Hospital in Blairsville, GA early Saturday morning June 2, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday afternoon June 6, 2012 at Plains United Methodist Church in Plains, GA with Rev. Lee Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Lebanon Cemetery in Plains. Pallbearers will be grandsons Josh Ybarra, Josh Warner, James Coleman, Richard Coleman, Spencer Coleman and Rusty Coleman. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening June 5, 2012 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

            Mrs. Coleman was born in Plains, GA, March 15, 1930 the daughter of the late Bob Hale and Jessie Irene Wright. She was retired from the city of Plains, GA as City Clerk, former President of Plains United Methodist Women and former President of the Plains Lions Club, loved cooking and collecting recipes, loved writing, traveling, and lived in Germany, Syria and Turkey at one time. She was a longtime member of Plains United Methodist Church before moving to Blairsville, GA where she attended Coosa United Methodist Church.

            Mrs. Coleman is survived by her beloved husband of 63 years Henry Earl Coleman of Blairsville, GA; daughter and son-in-law; Jo Anne Allen and Tom of Blairsville, GA; three sons and daughters-in-law; Christopher Coleman and Kathryn of Durham, NC; Russell Coleman and Brenda of Americus, GA; Gordon Coleman of Plains, GA; brother and sister-in-law; Robert Bunion Hale and Dixie of Americus, GA. Also surviving are eight grandchildren; Josh Ybarra wife Tiffany, Josh Warner wife Becky, James Coleman wife Jessie, Richard Coleman, Spencer Coleman wife Calley; Kate Coleman, Meri Brooke Coleman, and Rusty Coleman wife Randi; eleven great grandchildren; Christopher Ray Warner, Caleb Michael Warner, Thalia Warner, Adrian Ybarra, Olivia Ybarra, McKenzie Coleman, Hannah Grace Coleman, Abby Elizabeth Coleman, Makaylyn Fae Coleman, Justin Coleman and Jason Coleman also a number of nieces and nephews. Mrs. Coleman was preceded in death by two Sisters and two Brothers.

            In lieu of flowers family request that Memorial Contributions be made to American Heart Association/American Stroke Association 3816 Paysphere Circle Chicago, IL 60674. Aldridge Funeral Services 612 Rees Park is in charge of these arrangements. To sign the on line guest book and express your own special thoughts and memories go to www.aldridgefuneralservices.com.

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA in charge of local arrangements.


Mary Ethel Coleman


MARY ETHEL COLEMAN
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