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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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June 28, 1995                            Page 7B

 

mrs. grace b. nevers

 

            Mrs. Grace B. Nevers, age 82, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, May 29, 1995 in the Murphy Medical Center in Murphy.

            Mrs. Nevers was born in Illinois on October 12, 1912.  She had lived in this area for twenty one years, coming here from Lake Park, Florida.  She was a member of the First Nazarene Church of Blairsville.

            Surviving her husband, Mr. Lu Nevers of the home; son, David Nevers of Blairsville; daughters, Mary-Grace Lefils of Covington, Georgia and Lucinda  Lee Nevers of Lantana, Florida; two sisters, Dorothea Deharo of Silver Lake, New Hampshire and Frances Reading of Claremore, Oklahoma; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.

            Memorial services will be held Saturday, July 8, 1995 at 3 p.m. from First Church of the Nazarene, located at the corner of Kimsey and Shoe Factory Road in Blairsville with Rev. Frank Visser officiating. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, P.O. Box 779, Minneapolis, MN 55440-0779.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the 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 28, 1995                            Page 7B

 

miss effie mason

 

            Miss Effie Mason, 92, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, June 19, 1995 in Union County Nursing Home in Blairsville.

            Miss Mason was born in Union County, Georgia, on October 12, 1902, a daughter of the late James Austin Mason and Rebecca Harrison Mason.  She  remained a lifelong resident of this area and was a member of Confidence Methodist Church.

            Surviving are a number of nieces and nephews: James Everett Mason, of Atlanta;  Flossie Leah Stebbins, of Jonesboro, Georgia; Frankie  Swanson, of Augusta, Georgia; Patricia Bowen, of Tucker, Georgia; Austell Woody, of Blairsville; Robert Mason, of Norcross, Georgia; Ronald Mason, of Gainesville, Georgia; Nina Owenby, of Covington, Georgia; Charles Judd Mason, of Norcross; and Thomas Jeff Mason, of Loganville, Georgia; several great nieces and great nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, June 22, 1995 at 2:00 p.m. from Confidence Methodist Church with Rev. Charles Black officiating.  Special music was presented by Ken and Elaine Young.  Miss Masonís nephews served as pallbearers.  Interment was in the church cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the 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 28, 1995                            Page 7B

 

Mr. bob moody

 

            Mr. Bob Moody, age 59, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, June 19, 1995 in Kennestone Hospital in Marietta.

            Mr. Moody was born in Green County, Georgia, on April 30, 1936.  He was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy and served in the Korean War.  Mr. Moody had been living in this area since March, and was a member of Union Point Methodist Church in Union Point, Georgia.

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Elain Moody, of Blairsville; his mother, Mrs. Ludie McKinley, of Union Point; five daughters: Cheryl Goodrich and Sandra Ellis, both of Woodstock; Cynthia LeRoux of Canton, Georgia; Lisa Vadasy, of Roswell, and Teresa Moody, of Atlanta; two sons, Robert Moody, Jr., of Kennesaw, and Tony Moody, of Atlanta; brother, Charles Moody, of Woodstock; seven grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Thursday, June 22, 1995 at 3:00 p.m. from Liberty Hill Methodist Church with Rev. Grady Chastain officiating.  Special music was presented by Richard LeRoux ad  Cristal Stancil.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: McCoy Walker, David Tanner, Joe LeRoux, Kirk Vadasy, Greg Walker, and Tyson Walker.  Interment was in the church cemetery with Military Honors by the North Georgia Honor Guard.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.

           

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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June 28, 1995                            Page 7B

 

captain ralph (barefoot) mckeral

 

            Strickland Funeral Home of Clermont announces the death of Captain Ralph (Barefoot) McKeral, age 79, of 667 Bear Paw Trail, Blairsville, GA.  He passed away June 23, 1995 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center after an extended illness. 

            Mr. McKeral was a native of Orange County, GA.  He had lived in Blairsville for many years.  He was a self employed entrepreneur.

            Survivors include his wife, Hellen Swirski McKeral of Blairsville; sons, Skip McKeral of Blairsville, Johnnie McKeral of Maine; daughters, Patricia McKeral and Cathi McKeral of Whitehall, Montana; 6 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren.

            A memorial will be held at a later date.