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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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June 26, 1996                            Page 7B

 

mrs. ethel desmer fox

 

            Mrs. Ethel Desmer Fox, age 83, of Hiawassee, GA. passed away Monday, June 17, 1996 following an extended illness.

            Surviving are daughters: Mrs. Barbara Baltzell of Kennesaw, GA., Mrs. Sandra Fell of Grandy, CO., Mrs. Pat Walls of Hiawassee, GA.; sons, Connie fox of Savannah, GA., Clay Fox of Alpex, NC, Milo Fox of Blairsville, GA., Joe Fox of Hiawassee, GA., Jeff Fox of Blairsville, GA.; brother Silvey Harkins of Blairsville, GA.; sisters, Mrs. Ada Johnson, Mrs. Maedell Weaver and Mrs. Donnie Burnett all of Blairsville, GA.; 19 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

            Funeral services were held Thursday, June 20, 1996 at 3:30 p.m. from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Glenn Eller officiating.  Interment was in the Owltown Cemetery.

            Banister Funeral Home of Hiawassee was in charge of the arrangements.              


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June 26, 1996                            Page 7B

 

mr. tony vitale

 

            Mr. Tony Vitale, 69, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Sunday, June 16, 1996 in Blairsville at his home.

Mr.  Vitale was born in New York on April 29, 1927, a son of Carmine and Nancy Vitale.  He was a World War II Veteran of the U.S. Navy.  He had lived in this area since 1989, coming here from Florida.  Mr. Vitale was a member of Fairview Baptist Church. 

            Surviving are his wife, Annie Maude, of the Home (sic); step daughters, Elaine Champlin, Ann Hughes, Linda Floyd, Judy Adams, and Joan Hughes, all of Blairsville; Kathleen Cook, of Morganton; Sandra Hills, of Bowling Green, KY; and Vicki Dean of Cleveland; step sons, Charles Vessley of Lake Worth, FL; Rev. Harold Underwood of Browning, Montana; Horace Underwood, Dale Underwood, and Curtis Underwood, and Jeff Underwood, all of Blairsville; several step grandchildren and step great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 18, 1996 at 11 .m. from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Jones and Rev. F.C. Wimpey officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Jackie Cook, Cris Killian, Greg Dorsey, Steve Odom, Chad Underwood, and Chris Hills.  Members of the North Georgia honor (sic) Guard conferred military honors at Holly Hills Veterans Cemetery in Blairsville.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to a trust fund set up to help with Mr. Vitale’s medical expenses.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of arrangements. 


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June 26, 1996                            Page 7B

 

florence h. sharrock

 

            Florence H. Sharrock, 86, of Hobe Sound, FL., and Blairsville, GA, passed away Tuesday, June 18 after a brief illness.

            A native of Clay County, KY., she lived in Hobe Sound for 25 years and had spent the last 15 summer seasons in Blairsville.

            Survivors include Jim Marr of Hobe Sound; two sons and daughter-in-laws, Jim and Sandra Sharrock of Blairsville, and Dale and Leah Sharrock of Palm Beach Gardens, Fl; two sisters, Nora Smith and Dosha Wagers of Manchester, KY; four grandsons, Todd, Sean, Taylor and Cameron Sharrock; and a niece, Mary Wheeler of Cincinnati, Ohio.

            Services were held Saturday, June 22 in Jupiter, FL. With Interment (sic) following in All Saints Cemetery, Jensen Beach, FL.

Those who wish may make contributions to Hospice of Martin and St. Lucie Inc., 2030 S.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart, FL. 

 


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Blairsville, GA  30512

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June 26, 1996                            Page 7B

 

mrs. donna f. stroud

 

            Mrs. Donna F. Stroud, age 30, of Young Harris, GA passed away Friday, June 14, 1996.  Mrs. Stroud was born on in Union County, the daughter of Gerald and Opal Lovell McGaha and had lived most of her life in Towns County.

            Surviving are her husband, John Neil Stroud of Young Harris; Parents (sic), Mr. and Mrs. Gerald McGaha of Young Harris; daughter and son Shawnda Stroud and Trevor Stroud of the home; stepdaughter and stepson, Penny and John Stroud of Hayesville, NC; brothers, Gerald D. McGaha, Jr. and Aaron McGaha both of Young Harris; sisters, Mrs. CaSandra (sic) Green of Blairsville, Mrs. Sharon Rowland of Hayesville, NC and one nephew.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, June 16, 1996 at 2 p.m. from the Old Brasstown Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Rogers and the Rev. Waymon Lovell officiating.  Interment was in the church cemetery.

            Pallbearers with (sic)  Ricky Plott, Ray Plott, Kevin Warren, Ralph Lovell, Joe Young and Norman McConnell.  

             Banister Funeral Home of Young Harris was in charge of arrangements.