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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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June 23, 1999                Page 5B

 

mr. norman l. mccollumn

 

            Mr. Norman L. McCollumn, age 88, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away, Thursday, June 17, 1999 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville. 

            Mr. McCollumn was born in Union County, Georgia, on Wednesday, November 2, 1910, a son of the late Gordon McCollumn and Lou Shope McCollumn.  He was a farmer and a lifelong resident of this area.  Mr. McCollumn was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church, and had served his church as a deacon for 42 years.

            Surviving are his wife, Bonnie Jordan McCollumn, of Blairsville; son, Otis McCollumn, of Blairsville; son and daughter in law, Clinton and Elaine McCollumn, of Gainesville; daughter and son in law, Ann and Bud Akins, of Blairsville; daughter and son in law, Charlene and Johnny Hamby, of Blairsville; son, Jimmy McCollumn, of Blairsville; daughter and son in law, Cathy and Wayne Newton, of Moultrie, GA; and son and daughter in law, Billy and Lena McCollumn, of Blairsville; brother, Dave McCollumn, of Blairsville, 13 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, June 19, 1999 at 2 p.m. from New Harmony Baptist Church, with Rev. Kenny Beaver and Rev. Harley Hunter officiating.  Special music was presented by the Benny Shook Family.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: William Akins, Jr., Tyler McCollumn, Jason McCollumn, Riley Stephens, Tony Harkins and Johnny Hamby.  Interment was in Union Memory Gardens Cemetery.  If you wish, memorials contributions may be made to New Harmony Baptist Church Building Fund, or the The American Cancer Society.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

 


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June 23, 1999                Page 5B

 

mr. johnny j. cantrell

 

            Mr. Johnny J. Cantrell, age 82, of Old Blueridge Highway, Blairsville, passed away, Friday, June 11, 1999 in Union General Hospital following an extended illness.

            Mr. Cantrell was born on may 17, 1917 in Monroe County Tennessee, but had lived most of his life in Blairsville.  He was the son of the late “Mid” and Viney Denny Cantrell.  Mr. Cantrell was a welder and has operated a radiator repair shop for the past thirty years.  He was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and also a member of the Allegheny Lode #114 F&AM.

            Surviving are his wife, Jessie Mae Ingram Cantrell of Blairsville; daughters and son in law: Margie and William Totherow of Blairsville, and Brenda and Clinton Patterson also of Blairsville; brothers, Lank Cantrell of Ball Ground, Dave and Pryor Cantrell both of Blairsville; three grandchildren, Gail Souther, Jamey and Robby Patterson, one great grandchild, Kelsey Patterson; several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, June 13, 1999 at 2:30 p.m. from the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Rev Brent Chatham and the Rev. Joe Dan Wilkson officiating.  Special music was presented by Homer and Vondell Powell, Charles and Rachel Brackett, Russell and Patricia Craver.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Mike Souther, Jamey and Robby Patterson, Jody Cantrell, Dennis Stogsdill, and Royce Brown.  Interment was in the Church Cemetery.

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

           


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June 23, 1999                Page 5B

 

mr. ricky roger dyer

 

            Mr. Ricky Roger Dyer, age 37, of Clermont, Georgia, formerly of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Saturday, June 19, 1999 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, following a sudden illness.

            He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Rev. Walker and Grace Rogers, and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Stella Dyer.

He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Dyer, of Clermont, Georgia; grandfather, Roy A. Dyer of Blairsville; his father, Bobby Ray Dyer, of Blairsville, his mother Bobbie Jo Dyer, of Fannin County, Georgia, a sister and brother in law, Frances and Don Carpenter, one nephew and one niece, William and Alisha Carpenter, all of Blairsville along with several other relatives and friends.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 22, 1999 at 2 p.m. from the Solid Rock Baptist Church in Clermont, Georgia, with interment in Wahoo Baptist Church Cemetery.

Alexander’s Gateway Chapel Funeral Home of Cleveland, Georgia in charge of arrangements.  This is a courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.


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June 23, 1999                Page 5B

 

mrs. etta parham

 

            Mrs. Etta Parham, age 93, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, June 15, 1999 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.  Mrs. Parham was born in Graham County, North Carolina, on Thursday, May 3, 1906, a daughter of the late John Styles and Amanda Denton Styles.  She was a homemaker and had lived in Blairsville for most of her life.  She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.  Mrs. Parham had been preceded in death by her husband, Herschel Parham, in 1963.          

            Surviving are her son and daughter in law, George B. and Susie Parham, of Athens; daughter, Bernice Gibby, also of Athens; daughter, hazel Doolittle; son, Harold Parham; son and daughter in law, Herbert and Betty Parham; daughter and son in law, Evelyn and Audrey Deyton, all of Blairsville, 13 grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Thursday, June 17, 1999 at 4 p.m. from Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, with Rev. Brent Chatham officiating.  Special music was presented by Odina Gibson, Selma Bradley, Inis Conley, and the Pleasant Grove Singers.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Steve Carter, Bill Cantrell, Burl Conley, Gene Whitehead, Alan Bickley and Keith Beaver.  Interment was in the church cemetery. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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June 23, 1999                Page 5B

 

mrs. euna lance horne

 

            Mrs. Euna Lance Horne, age 82, passed away Sunday, June 13, 1999 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta.

            Surviving are her sister, Susie L. Brown, of Blairsville, Georgia.

            Born in Union County, Georgia, on August 24, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Juan B. Lance and Kate Ledford Lance.  She was preceded in death by her husband Rufus William “Bill” Horne.  She was a retired licensed practical nurse.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 16, 1999 at 2 p.m. from Morgan and Son Funeral Chapel in Marshville, North Carolina with interment in Lakeland Memorial Park.

            Memorials may be made to The National Kidney Foundation, 5970 Fairview Road, Charlotte, NC 28210.

            Morgan and Son Funeral Chapel in Marshville in charge of arrangements and this notice is a courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.


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June 23, 1999                Page 5B

 

mrs. daisy marie ward thompson

 

            Mrs. Daisy Marie Ward Thompson, age 78, of Blarisville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, June 15, 1999, in Lanier Park Hospital in Gainesville, Georgia.

            Mrs. Thompson was born in Geneva, Alabama, on Friday, November 26, 1920, a daughter of the late William Jefferson Ward and Savannah Harrison Ward.  She was a homemaker and had lived in Blairsville since 1997, coming here from Lakeland, Florida.

            Surviving are her son, Jack Thompson of Blairsville, one grandchild, and 5 great grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Thursday, June 17, 1999 at 2 p.m. from Union Memory Gardens Cemetery, with Rev. Robert officiating. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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June 23, 1999                Page 5B

 

infant haley changelle hamrick

 

            Little Miss Haley Chantelle Hamrick, infant daughter of Scott Hamrick and Cherie Breeden Hamrick passed away Monday, June 14, 1999.

            Surviving are her parents, Scott and Cherie, of Blairsville, sisters: Michelle Breedlove, and Courtney Hamrick, both of Blairsville; and brother, Corey Hamrick, also of Blairsville; paternal grandparents Glen and Betty Hamrick, of Jasper, GA; maternal grandparents Jimmy and Glenda Conner, of Blairsville; maternal grandfather, Coleman Breeden, of Ellijay, GA; and paternal great grandparents, R.B. and Bonnie Chastain, of Jasper, GA; several aunts, uncles, and cousins also survive.

            Funeral services were held Friday, June 18, 1999 at 4 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, with rev. Sammy Ledford officiating.  Interment was in Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.