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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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June11, 2008                 Page 15B

 

robert temple johnson

 

            Mr. Robert Temple Johnson, age 64, of Crump Creek Rd., Blairsville formerly of Lucas, TX, passed away on Saturday, June 7, 2008 at his home following an extended illness.  Mr. Johnson was born on July 14, 1943 in Dallas, TX, the son of the late Edward Johnson and the late Peggy Donald Johnson.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.  He had retired from IBM with over twenty-five years of service and had also retired from Harley Davidson of Dallas, TX.  Mr. Johnson was of the Baptist faith.

            Surviving Mr. Johnson are his loving wife, Barbara Griffin Johnson of Blairsville; one brother and sister-in-law, Don and Bonnie Johnson of Houston, TX; niece, Vikki and Dan Stojanovich of Jackson, CA; nephew, Eric and Debbie Johnson of Powder Springs, GA; many other relatives and friends also survive.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, if you wish, the family requests that memorial may be made to an Animal Rescue Group of your choice in memory of Mr. Johnson. 

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

           

The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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June11, 2008                 Page 15B

 

janie ruth payne

 

            Mrs. Janie Ruth Payne, age 65, of Emmett Payne Drive, Blairsville passed away peacefully in the arms of her husband at her home on Tuesday, June 3, 2008.  Mrs. Payne was born on November 20, 1942 in Fannin County, GA, the daughter of the late Drew Callihan and the late Essie Dillard Callihan.  Janie was a loving wife and mother and was a friend to many.  She will be missed, not only by her family, but by all who knew her.  Mrs. Payne was of the Baptist faith.

            Surviving Mrs. Payne are her loving husband and best friend of forty-seven years, Emmett Payne of Blairsville; one son and daughter-in-law, David and Faye Payne of Blairsville; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Ernest and Jean Raper of IN, Otis and Polly Raper of Farner, TN: several nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends also survive.

Graveside services were held on Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 3 p.m. from the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family and friends were led in prayer by Dr. Phillip Meeks.  Special music was presented by Herbert and Joyce Teague, Ted Holbrooks, Ethan and McCoy Walker.   the following gentlemen served as pallbearers, JM Grizzle, McCoy and Dennis Walker, Grady Jones, Larry Payne and Denver Garrett.  Serving as honorary pallbearers were Ethan Walker, Jim Postell, Leon Davenport, Daryl Shook, Herbert Teague, Leon Wells and Dr. George Gowder.

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

           


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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June11, 2008                 Page 15B

 

bonnie thomas boiter

 

            Mrs. Bonnie Thomas Boiter, age 85, of Blue Ridge Hwy., Blairsville passed away on Friday, June 6, 2008      in Union General Hospital following a brief illness.  Mrs. Boiter was born on May 5, 1923 in Union County, the daughter of the late Ed Bryant and the late Beulah Queen Bryant.  She was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  Bonnie enjoyed traveling all over the country and seeing different sites and places with her best friend, Claude Goodwin.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew J. Boiter in 1991 and by her first husband, Cecil Thomas in 1979, also by a son, Jerry Thomas; brothers, Howard and Ford Bryant and a sister, Lorene Mason.  Mrs. Boiter was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

            Surviving Mrs. Boiter are two sons and daughters-in-law, Johnny and Jan Thomas of Blairsville, Jimmy and Claudine Thomas of Blairsville; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Pauline and Ronald Taylor of Blairsville, Lucille Warren of Atlanta; a very special friend, Claude Goodwin of Simpsonville, SC; four grandchildren, Shane, Cory, Jenna and Jillian Thomas; two great-grandchildren, trey and Lindsey Thomas; many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, June 8, 2008 at 3 p.m. from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Harrison Bradley officiating.  Special music was presented by the Kelley Trio and Jenna Thomas.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Shane, Trey and Cory Thomas, Tommy Lovell, Larry Stover and Brad Berrong.  Interment followed in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

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

           


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john hastle parker

 

            Mr. John Hastle Parker, age 85, of Suches, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Parker was born in Fannin County, GA, but lived most of his life in Union County.  He was a retired farmer, a long time member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church #2 in Suches, and served his country during WWII in the U.A. Army.  He was the son of the late Jim and Ida Cantrell Parker.  He was also preceded in death by an infant son, Larry Junior Parker; brothers, Hobert, Henry, and Hayden Parker; sisters, Mary Gooch and Minnie Bell Watkins.

            Mr. Parker is survived by his wife of sixty-two years, Florine Parker of Suches, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Marty Parker of Suches, Ga; daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Ann and Edward Talley of Newnan, GA, Maggie Brown of Stockbridge GA, Kathy Coker of Ellenwood, GA, and Irene and Greg Stone of Sharpsburg, GA; brothers, Harold Parker of Morganton, GA, James Parker of Romulus MI, Elmer Gene Parker of Atlanta, GA; sisters, Adell Floyd of Stockbridge, GA and Gladys Gilreath of Cartersville, GA; grandchildren, Greg Miller, Tracy Coker and Leslie Parker; great-grandchildren, Tyler Miller, mason Miller, Madison Coker, and Lanier coker; a number of other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 7, 2008 at 1 p.m. at the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church #2 in Suches, GA with Rev. William Phillips, Rev. Everett Thompson, and Rev. Joe Hulsey officiating.  Mr. Parker lay in state at the church on Saturday from 12 noon until 1 p.m.  Interment followed in the church cemetery with military honors provided by the Veterans Alliance Honor Guard.  The family received friends at the funeral home on FRIDAY from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega in charge of arrangements. 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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June11, 2008                 Page 15B

 

frank grant gayle

 

            Mr. Frank Grant Gayle, age 79, of Walnut Springs Rd., Blairsville passed away on Saturday, May 31, 2008 at his home following a sudden illness.  Mr. Gayle was born on March 7, 1931 in Jacksonville, FL, the son of the late Laurence Gayle and the late Anna Grant Gayle.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.  He had retired as a Pharmacist.  One of his hobbies was being an avid photographer.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Pearson Gayle in 2004.  Mr. Gayle was a member of Choestoe Baptist Church.

            Surviving Mr. Gayle are two sons, Howard Gayle of Campbell City, CA, Terry Gayle of Friday Harbor, WA; one brother, Laurence Gayle, Jr. of Charleston, SC; one sister, Isabel Dunphy of Dahlonega, GA; all of his church family; a host of loving and caring neighbors; 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 Choestoe Baptist Church in memory of Mr. Gayle. 

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