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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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June 7, 2000                  Page 6B

 

mr. albert pope

 

Mr. Albert Pope, age 90 of Pope Landing, Blairsville, formerly of Fannin County, passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2000 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness.  Mr. Pope was born on April 5, 1910 in Union County the son of the late Boone Pope and the late Sylvina Thomas Pope.  Mr. Pope was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna E. Colwell Pope.

Surviving Mr. Pope are two daughters and son-in-laws, Louise and Jim Postell of Blairsville, Gwen and Fred Hopkins of Dalton; two sons and daughter-in-laws, Eugene and Shirley Pope of Blairsville, Alton and Alice Pope of Ellijay; one brother, Doxie Pope of Austell, GA; ten grandchildren, twenty one great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 6, 2000 at 2 pm from the Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill McGill, Rev. Kenny Beaver and Rev. Wesley Lowery officiating.  Special music was presented by The Faith Singers and Tammy Blassingame.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Zach Hopkins, Greg Hopkins, Michael Pope, Darren Rowan, Jerry Dyer, Jeff Patterson.  Serving as Honorary pallbearers were Lloyd Matson, Les Duddleston, and Gary Herby.  Interment followed in the Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery in Blue Ridge.

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

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

Banister Funeral Home of Hiawassee in charge of arrangements.

 


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June 7, 2000                  Page 6B

 

mr. paul mcneil bailey

 

Mr. Paul McNeil Bailley, age 70, of Hickory Ridge Road, Blairsville passed away on Friday, June 2, 2000 in the Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta following a brief illness.  Mr. Bailley was born on September 6, 1929 in Boston, MA, the son of the late George Bailley and the late Libby McNeil Bailley.  Mr. Bailley was an US Air Force Veteran, retired from the Postal Service, and a member of the Antioch Baptist Church.  He was also a member of the Allegheny Lodge #114 F&AM and a member of the Eastern Star #304.  He was preceded in death by a son, Mark Alan Bailley in 1997.

Surviving Mr. Bailley are his loving wife of forty six years, Joanne Stevens Bailley; two daughters, Donna Garber of Hollywood, FL, Holly Bailley of Orlando, FL; one son, Chris Bailley of Orange City, FL; three brothers, Charles Robert Bailley of Garland, TX, Earl Bailley of Hansville, WA, Richard C. Bailley of Littleton, CO; nine grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 6, 2000 at 11 am from the Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. George Cline officiating.  Special music was presented by Betty Gurr, Ted Noelle and Heath Garber.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Johnny Garmon, Gollie Easter, Richard Bishop, Clyde Bruce, Chris Bailley and Joshua Garber.  Interment followed in the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery.  Graveside services were conducted by the Allegheny Lodge #114 F&AM, the Easter Star #304 and the North Georgia Honor Guard.

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


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June 7, 2000                  Page 6B

 

Mr. john e. beasley

 

Mr. John E. Beasley, age 92, of Kiutuestia Creek Road, Blairsville, passed away on Monday, May 29, 2000 in the Atlanta Medical Center following an extended illness.  Mr. Beasley was born on January 12, 1908 in Macon, GA the son of the late John Beasley, Sr. and the late Anna May Hasyes Beasley.  Mr. Beasley attended the House of Prayer.  He was preceded in death by his wife Helen Clark Beasley.  He was an Army, Navy and Army Aircore Veteran.

Survivors include one son, Loyd Beasley of Columbia, SC; one sister, Mary Lime House of Charleston, SC; niece and nephew, Jeanette and Terry Land of Crawfordville, FL; many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Friday, June 2, 2000 at 2 pm from the Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Helton officiating.  Special music was presented by The Kelley Trio.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Robby Yarborough, Bill Schober, Cliff Goewey, Bob Peters, Pete Easter, Jeff Jefferson.  Serving as an Honorary pallbearer was Bud Gilcrest.  Interment followed in the Providence Methodist Church Cemetery.

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


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June 7, 2000                  Page 6B

 

 ms. winnie lee studstill

 

Ms. Winnie Lee Studstill, age 92, of Blairsville, passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2000 in the Union County Nursing Home following an extended illness.  Ms. Studstill was born on January 14, 1908 in Lakeland, GA, the daughter of the late John F. Studstill and the late Winnie Lee Studstill.  Ms. Studstill was a retired school teacher.  She was of the Methodist Faith.

Survivors include one sister, Rhoda S. Williams, nephew, James M. Williams, both of Blairsville; several other nieces and nephews, several other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, June 1, 2000 from the chapel of the Music Funeral Home in Lakeland, GA.  Interment and graveside services followed in Burnt Church Cemetery in Lakeland.   

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


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June 7, 2000                  Page 6B

 

earl elgin thompson

 

Earl Elgin Thompson, age 81, of Union County, GA, died Monday, May 29, 2000 in a Union County, GA Nursing Home.

He was a native of Union County, GA.  He was a retired farmer.  Earl was the son of the late John Clayburn and Zadie Nicholson Thompson and was preceded in death by one brother, Hoyt Thompson, and two sisters, Inez Townsend and Betty Roberts.

He is survived by two brothers, Charles Thompson of Lithia Springs, GA and George Thompson of Blairsville, GA; three sisters, Annie Cody of Asheville, NC, Norma Johnston of Canton, GA and Sylivia Thompson of Phoenix, AZ.

Funeral services were held at 2 pm Wednesday, May 31, 2000 at the Bethany Baptist Church where he was a member with Rev. Avery Beaver officiating.  Burial was in the Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery.  Nephews served as pallbearers.

Townson Rose Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 


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June 7, 2000                  Page 6B

 

mr. william c. dyer

 

Mr. William C. Dyer, age 68, of Flint, Michigan, formerly of Union County, passed away Thursday, June 1, 2000 at his home.

Mr. Dyer was born in Union County, Georgia, on Friday, May 13, 1932 a son of the late Joseph C. Dyer and Pearl V. Townsend Dyer.  He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.  Mr. Dyer had been employed by Buick Motor Division for 30 years and retired on February 1, 1980.  He played country music in the area for many years.

Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Victoria L. and Greg Burrows of Plymouth, Michigan; granddaughter, Alexis Burrows of Plymouth; his companion, Virginia Papineau of Flushing, Michigan; brothers, Vaughn Dyer, Archie Collins, and Jim Collins, all of Blairsville; sisters, Irene Robinson, and Maver Swanson, both of Young Harris; and Juanita Sullivan of Flint, Michigan; many friends and other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held Monday, June 5, 2000 at 1 pm from Choestoe Baptist Church with Rev. Stacy Dyer and Rev. James Geer officiating.  The eulogy was presented by Mr. Clay Espey.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Greg Burrow, Clay Espey, Larry Swanson, Bill Sullivan, Dave Jones, and F.C. Collins.  Serving as honorary escort to the family were Vaughn Dyer and Jack Robinson.  Interment was in the church cemetery, with military honors by North Georgia Honor Guard.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, Georgia, in charge of arrangements.



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June 7, 2000                  Page 6B

 

mr. robert allen beavers

 

Mr. Robert Allen Beavers, age 58, of Loving Road, Blairsville, passed away on Thursday, June 1, 2000 at his home following an extended illness.  Mr. Beavers was born on May 13, 1942 in Cleveland, TN, the son of the late Mullard Beavers and the late Ruth Cook Beavers.  Mr. Beavers was an Army Veteran.  He had attended the Zion Hill Baptist Church.  He was also a member of The American Legion Post #65 in Brookhaven, GA.

Surviving include his loving wife of thirty seven years, Frances Burnette Beavers of Blairsville; two daughters and son-in-laws, Telida and Tommy Lovell of Blairsville, Karen and Mike Cox of Locust Grove, GA; one sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and James Addis of Hiawassee; two brothers, Ralph Beavers and Kevin Beavers; two sister-in-laws, Caroline Hall and Marie Turner, both of Brookhaven, GA; three grandchildren, Robin Beavers, Lee Cox and Zachary Lovell, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, June 3, 2000 at 3 pm from the Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ray Harper officiating.  Special music was presented by Laura Robinson.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Allen Beaver, Eddie Beaver, Troy Hickman, Zeb McAllister, Chris Hall and Gary Hickman.  Graveside services were conducted by The North Georgia Honor Guard.  Interment followed in the Zion Hill Cemetery.