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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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June 25, 1997                Page 4B

 

mr. denver joe loftis

 

            Mr. Denver Joe Loftis, age 60, of Blairsville, GA. formerly of Cookeville, Tenn. Passed away at his home Saturday, June 21, 1997. 

Mr. Loftis was born in Jackson County, Tenn., a son of Carlin Champ and Della Moore Loftis, on September 11, 1936.  He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of the Blairsville Church of Christ. 

            Survivors include his wife, Peggy Thompson Loftis of the home; four children, Gary Wayne Loftis, Roger Dale Loftis and Jimmy Dean Loftis all of Blairsville, GA., and Kathy Joann Gordon of Asheville, NC; Father Carlin champ Loftis of Cookeville, TN; four sisters, Christine Miles of St. Claire Shores, Mich., Magadalene Langford, Willene Phy and Georgia Morgan all of Cookeville, TN.; two brothers, Bobby Loftis of Muncie, IND. And Bill Loftis of Cookeville, TN.; eight grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Monday, June 23, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of Hooper-Huddleston Funeral Home in Baxter, TN., with Minister Terry Stewart officiating.  Burial was in New Hope Baptist Cemetery in Boma, TN. 

Cochran View Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA., 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 25, 1997                Page 4B

 

mr. james edgar katsch

 

            Mr. James Edgar Katsch, age 87, of Blairsville, passed away Saturday, June 14, 1997 in Union County Nursing Home. 

Mr. Katsch was born November 26, 1909 in Lowndes County, a son of the late Willie Augustus and Lula Sweet Katsch.  He had lived in Union County since 1975 and was a retired pharmacist. 

            Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Marguerite Katsch; son, James Edgar kitsch Jr. of Leicester, NC; daughter, marguerite Webb of Greenville, NC; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 17, 1997 at 2 p.m. from Cochran Funeral Home with Reverend Charles Black  officiating. 

Cochran View Funeral Home 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 25, 1997                Page 4B

 

mr. harry daniel shelamer

 

            Mr. Harry Daniel Shelamer, age 95, of Blairsville, GA, formerly of Norfolk, VA passed away Monday, June 16, 1997 following a period of declining health.  Mr. Shelamer was an inspector for the state of Virginia most of his working life.  He was preceded in death by his wife Virginia Ely Shelamer, parents Harry W. and Harreitt (sic)Cheitzber Shelamer, brothers Arthur m. (sic) Shelamer and Charles L. Shelamer, Sr.  Surviving are one sister-in-law Mrs. Dorothy Shelamer of Ft. Myers, FL; niece Mrs. Joan Smith of Blairsville, GA; nephews-Mr. Shelley Shelamer of Boise, ID, Mr. A.M. Shelamer, Jr. of Chicago, IL; and a number of great nieces and nephews.  Graveside services were held on Sunday, June 22, 1997 at 2 p.. from the Rosewood Memorial Park Cemetery in Virginia Beach, VA.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to charity of your choice in memory of Mr. Shelamer.  Banister Funeral Home of Young Harris in charge of arrangements.