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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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June 18, 2008                Page 17B

 

Charlie M. Plott

 

            Mr. Charlie M. Plott, age 83, of Ivy Log Rd., Blairsville passed away on Friday, June 13, 2008 at his home following a brief illness.   Mr. Plott was born on April 15, 1925 in Union County, the son of the late Clemmon Plott and the late Mary Thomas Plott.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  Charlie was a true Mountain man who loved to hunt, fish and just being in the mountains.  He loved spending time with his family and friends.  He was preceded in death by four brothers, Franklin Plott, Bill, Zack and N.V. Plott; two sisters, Vera Plott and Martha Schroeder.  Mr. Plott was a member of Trackrock Baptist Church.

            Suring Mr. Plott are his loving wife of thirty years, Virginia Arnold Plott of Blairsville; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Michael and Teresa Cannon of Blairsville, Chad and Judy Plott of Blairsville, Harold Plott of NY; two sisters, Jesse Collins of Blairsville, Nancy Hamn of Port Orange, FL; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial service will be held at a alter date and will be announced.  In lieu of flowers, if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the American Heart Association in memory of Mr. Plott.

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

 

 


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June 18, 2008                Page 17B

 

benny frank brown

 

            Mr. Benny Frank Brown, age 58, of Bearmeat Spur, Hiawassee formerly of Blairsville, passed away on Sunday, May 18, 2008 at his home following an extended illness.  Mr. Brown was born on October 15, 1949 in Union County, the son of the late William Francis Brown and the late Virginia Mashburn Brown.  He was a lifelong resident of Union and Towns Counties.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army of the Vietnam War.  Benny loved to play the guitar and sing country bluegrass and gospel songs and music.  HE was preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Virginia Brown; brother, Oble Brown; a twin brother, Glynny Brown; grandparents, tom and Cora brown, Will and Ollie Mashburn.  Mr. Brown attended N. Mt. Zion Church of God.

            Surviving Mr. Brown are two sons, Tony Brown of Hiawassee and “Little” Ben Brown of Hiawassee; five sisters and two brothers-in-law, Dot Garrett and Vassie Garrett both of Hiawassee, Shirley and Eugene Pope, Marie Burnette, Belvia Jean and Vernon Barnes all of Blairsville; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Clinton brown of Hiawassee, Zeno and Dessie Brown of Blairsville; several nieces, nephews, cousins and many other relatives and friends also survive.

          Funeral services were held on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 2 p.m. from the funeral home chapel with Rev. Raburne Wilson and Rev. Eugene Freeman officiating.  Special music was presented by Ryan Wilson.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Bryon Davis, Scott Garrett, Billy Burnette, Johnny Barnes, Donald Teague and Rick Davis.  Serving as honorary pallbearers were, Kenny Garrett, Eugene Pope, Greg Barnes and Junior Brown.  Interment followed in the Shady Grove Methodist Church Cemetery with the North Georgia Honor Guard conducting military honors.

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

 

 

 

           

 


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June 18, 2008                Page 17B

 

mary ruth rogers

 

Mrs. Mary Ruth Rogers, age 88, of Blue Ridge Hwy., Blairsville passed away o Friday, June 13, 2008 following a brief illness.  Mrs. Rogers was born on August 11, 1919 in Fannin County, the daughter of the late William Elbert Rogers and the late Minnie Florence Cook Rogers.  Mary Ruth loved gardening and was especially proud of growing flowers.  She enjoyed cooking for her family, but most of all she enjoyed her church and the love for her Lord.  She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.  She was preceded in death by her husband, William Herschel Rogers; three sisters, Edna Panter, Jewel Bragg and Thelma Rogers; two brothers, Lake and Wayne Rogers, also a son-in-law, Charles King.  Mrs. Rogers was a member of Confidence Methodist Church.

Surviving Mrs. Rogers are three daughters and two sons-in-law, Frances king of Blairsville, Jerrie and James Crawford of Riverdale, GA, June and Robert Busbee of Blairsville; eight grandchildren, Michael king, Michelle Seay, Cindy Pritchard, Anthony Crawford, Christy Wolcott, Chris Busbee, Beth Schakat and Jason Busbee; many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, June 15, 2008 at 2 p.m. from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. John Strickland and Rev. Bill Schakat.  Special music was presented by Kim Thomas.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Chris and Jason Busbee, Brandon King, Anthony Crawford, Ricky Seay, John Wilcott.  Interment followed in the Confidence Methodist Church Cemetery.

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


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June 18, 2008                Page 17B

 

hattie elizabeth payne

 

Mrs. Hattie Elizabeth Payne, age 79, of Gum Log Rd., Blairsville passed away on Saturday, June 7, 2008 in North East GA Medical Center following an brief illness.  Mrs. Payne was born on October 10, 1928 in Union County, the daughter of the late Luther Young and the late Georgia Carney Young.  She retired from Georgia Boot with over twenty-seven years of service.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Payne; four children, Jackie, Jimmy, Jeanice and Susan Payne; three sisters, Fannie Duckworth, Mary Wright and Willie Murphy and one brother, Pat Young.  Mrs. Payne was a member of the Blairsville Church of Christ.

Surviving Mrs. Payne are six daughters and one son-in-law, Kathryn Duckworth and Jodie Buchanan both of Blairsville, Edith Davis of marble, NC, Ida and Martin Davis of Clarksville, GA, Debbie Burger of Chamblee, GA, Becky Moore of Murphy; one brother and sister-in-law, Otis and Sarah Lou Young of Blairsville; sister-in-law, opal Young of Blairsville; six grandchildren, Tabitha Payne, James Buchanan, Susan Davis, Lynn Huckabey, Marisa Crowley and Kymberlee Burger; eight great-grandchildren, Ashton and Morgan Davis, Jesse and Carla Payne, Kinsey Huckabey, Dawson and Dayton Crowley and Ayla Huckabey; many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 2 p.m. from the funeral home chapel with ministers, Terry Stuart and Martin Davis officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Charles Payne, Scott Davis, Larry Young, Darren Wyke, James Murphy, Butch Dockery and Randy Huckabey.           Serving as honorary pallbearers were Billy Duckworth and James Buchanan.  Interment followed in the Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.

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

 

 

 

 


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June 18, 2008                Page 17B

 

mary evelyn knox

 

            Mary Evelyn Knox, age 66, of Kennesaw, GA, formerly of Blairsville, GA, passed away Saturday, June 14, 2008 at her home.  Mrs. Knox was born, Wednesday, April 1, 1942 in Cobb County, GA, to the late William Joseph Power and the late Nettie Jane Qualls Power.  She was a member of the sandy Springs United Methodist Church.  She worked for many years as a nurse at Union General Hospital in Blairsville and at Cobb Hospital in Austell.  Mrs. Knox was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel G. Knox; a sister, Dora Lee Brown and brother, Ray Von Power.

            Surviving family members include: daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Jerry Cobb of Kennesaw; daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Ronnie Duncan of Blairsville; son, Danny Knox of Blairsville; sister, Samantha Burnette of Flowery Branch, GA; brother, William “Buddy” Power of Clermont, GA; sister, Marie Stewart of Winder, GA; brother, George Power of Dawsonville, GA; brother, David Power of Cumming, GA; grandchildren, Courtney, Victoria and Daniel Cobb; Nicole Knox Henson and Dakota Knox and great grandchild, Karen Henson.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 11 a.m. from the Chapel of the Cochran Funeral Home with the Rev. Freddie Knox officiating.  Music was provided by Justin and Jason power and Stacy Power Truitt.  Interment followed in the Holly Hill Cemetery in Blairsville.  Serving as pallbearers are Mrs. Knox’s nephews.  The family received friends at the funeral home from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 17.

            Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home-Blairsville Chapel.  Friends and family members are invited to send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.