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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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June 7, 1995                              Page 7B

 

mrs. grace beatrice nevers

 

            Mrs. Grace Beatrice Nevers, age 82, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, May 29, 1995 in Murphy Medical Center in Murphy, North Carolina.

            Mrs. Nevers was born in Illinois on October 12, 1912.  She had lived in this area for twenty one years, coming here from Lake Park, Florida.  She was a member of the First Nazarene Church of Blairsville.

            Surviving are her husband, Mr. Lu Nevers of the home; son, David Nevers of Blairsville; daughters, Mary-Grace Lefils of Covington, GA and Lucinda Lee Nevers of Lantana, FL; two sisters, Dorothea Deharo of Silver Lake, NH, and Francies (sic) Reading of Claremore, OK; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.

            Memorial services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, P.O. Box 79, Minneapolis, MN 55440-0779.

            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)

 

 

June 7, 1995                              Page 7B

 

mr. dixie roberts

 

            Mr. Dixie Roberts, age 72, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, May 28, 1995 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

            Mr. Roberts was born September 26, 1922 in North Carolina, a son of the late Benjamin Franklin and Mollie Roberts.  He had lived most of his life in this area and was of the Baptist Faith.

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Sue Justice Roberts of the home; son and daughter-in-law Wayne and Jody Roberts of Blairsville; daughter and son-in-law Charlotte and Charles Gillispie of Blairsville; son and daughter-in-law Jerry and Vivian Roberts of Blairsville; son and daughter-in-law Dennis and Lee Roberts of Douglasville, GA; daughter and son-in-law March and John Payne of Andrews, NC; four grandchildren, Carrie and Devin Roberts and Michelle and Tiffany Payne, all of Blairsville; eight step grandchildren, four step great grandchildren; one great grandchild, Kylie Evans of Blairsville; two brothers, Ivan Roberts of Mt. Clemens, MI and Roger Roberts of New Baltimore, MI; three sisters, Ruby Gould of Dalton, GA, Patricia Etheridge of Chatsworth, GA and Barbara Odell, also of Chatsworth.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 30, 1995 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Guy Bradley officiating.  Special music was presented by Ned Wilcoxin, Lewis Smith, and Willaree Davenport.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Kenneth Jenkins, Junior Young, Keeter Foster, Roger Cobb, Junior Brackett, and Everett Sexton.  The following gentlemen served as Honorary Escort to the family; Max Brackett, Troy King, Wayne Henderson, and Curtis Young.  Interment was in Providence 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)

 

 

June 7, 1995                              Page 7B

 

mr. w. e. berry

 

            Mr. W. Edgar Berry, age 89, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, May 29, 1995 following a short illness.

            Mr. Berry was born in Towns county but spent most of his life in Union County.  He was a retired carpenter.

            Surviving are six daughters: Mrs. Hazel Frascone of Massillon, Ohio; Mrs. Ruth Yancey of Lawrenceville, Georgia; Mrs. Lorene Waits of Monticello, Georgia; Mrs. Mildred Thomas of Cleveland, Georgia; Mrs. Faye McClure of Blairsville, Georgia; Mrs. Dorothy Rogers of Cleveland, Georgia; two sons, Mr. Edward Berry of Grayson, Georgia; Mr. Harold Berry of Blairsville, Georgia; 27 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren and a large number of nieces and nephews. 

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 31, 1995 at 2:00 p.m. from the Zebulon Baptist church with the Rev. Hughes Chatham and the Rev. Jimmy Smith officiating.  Interment was in the Zebulon Cemetery.  Music was provided by the Faith Singers.  Pallbearers were Ken Franscone (sic), Kal Frascone, Don Frascone, James Nix, Michael Nix and Q. O.  Miller

            Banister Funeral Home of Young Harris in charge of arrangements.