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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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June 30, 2010                            Page 5C

 

grace grizzle abercrombie

 

            Mrs. Grace Grizzle Abercrombie, age 78, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, June 21, 2010 at her home.

            Mrs. Abercrombie was born in Suches, Georgia, on February 29, 1932, a daughter of the late Lewis and Rebecca Milberry Jarrard Grizzle.  She was a lifelong resident of this area and a homemaker.  Grace loved to garden, enjoyed reading, and was of the Baptist faith.  Preceding her in death besides her parents, was her husband Garnie; and three sons: Larry, Jerry, and Kenneth Abercrombie; brothers, Grady, Garnie and Richard Grizzle; sisters, Mary Pickelsimer, Grapelle Pickelsimer, Lizzie Carder and Julia Grizzle.

            Surviving family members include grandson and his wife, Barry and Jenny Abercrombie, of Blairsville; great granddaughters: Callie Abercrombie and Savannah Abercrombie.  Several nieces, nephews and many friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 23, 2010, at 2 p.m., in the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home, with Rev. Don Hood officiating.  Music was provided by Mrs. Cindy Strickland.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Zack Stafford, Richard Stafford, Jerry Webb, Dave Grizzle, Kevin Grizzle, and Mike Crenshaw.  Burial was in Harmony Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.  Please send condolences to the family at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

(no corrections have been made; this is exactly as it appeared in paper)

 

 

June 30, 2010                            Page 5C

 

james joseph orth

 

            Mr. James Joseph Orth, age 64, of Talon Trace, Blairsville, passed away on Wednesday, June 23, 2010 suddenly following injuries received in a motorcycle accident.  Mr. Orth was born on  March 29, 1946 in Brooklyne, MA, the son of the late Charles T. Orth and the late Angela Ryan Orth.  He retired in 2001 as a fireman from the City of Brockton, MA with over thirty-three years of service.  He was a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather.  He was an avid golfer and was a member the Butternut Golf Course and was a member of the Knights of Columbus.  Mr. Orth was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

            Surviving Mr. Orth are his loving wife of forty-six years, Lorraine Smith Orth of Blairsville, two sons, James Orth of Cape Cod, MA, Thomas Orth of Bridgewater, MA, one sister, Diane MacNeil of Whitman, MA, four grandchildren, James Joshua Orth, Jordan Arlene Orth, Charlotte E. Orth and Jillian S. Orth, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at 10 a.m. from the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church with Father Richard Wise officiating.  Special music was presented by Ron Gaucher.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the Union County Humane Society Mountain Shelter in memory of Mr. Orth.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6-8 p.m. with a Rosary being held at 7 p.m.

Special music was provided by

            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

 

           

NOTE:  North Georgia News; June 30, 2010; front page “Motorcycle accident claims life”


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

(no corrections have been made; this is exactly as it appeared in paper)

 

 

June 30, 2010                            Page 5C

 

clara bell collins

 

            Mrs. Clara Bell Collins, age 82, of Young Harris Hwy., Blairsville, passed away on Tuesday, June 22, 2010 in the New Horizons Nursing Home following an extended illness.  Mrs. Collins was born on Jan. 8, 1928 in Young Harris, GA, the daughter of the late Alexander H. Stephens and the late Julie Ann Land Stephens.  She was a lifelong resident of Union county.  Mrs. Collins worked in the lunchroom at the Union County High School for several years.  She enjoyed quilting and gardening.  She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  Mrs. Collins was a member of Old Union Baptist Church.

            Surviving Mrs. Collins are one son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Louise Collins of Auburn, GA, two grandchildren, Ronald Collins and William Wallace both of Auburn, GA, three great-grandchildren, Dewey Collins, Elijah Wallace and Ansley Collins, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Friday, June 25, 2010 at 11 a.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Rogers officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, William Wallace, Sandy McNab, Ronnie Collins, Ronald Collins, Stacy Stephens, J.D. Stephens and Mike Stephens.  Interment followed in the Old Union Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 6-9 p.m.

            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

 

           


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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June 30, 2010                            Page 5C

 

helen weber

 

            Mrs. Helen Weber, age 97, of Lake Notley Drive, Blairsville, passed away on Sunday, June 20, 2010 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness.  Mrs.  Weber was born on November 29, 1912 in Newark, NJ, the daughter of the late William Harding and the late Lena Baumgartner Harding.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Weber in 1964 and by a son, Allan Weber in 1957.  She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.  Mrs. Weber was of the Catholic faith.

            Surviving Mrs. Weber are one daughter and son-in-law, June and Vincent Greaves of Blairsville, one son, Ronald Weber of Branford, FL, one sister, Irene Schanbach of Alexandria, VA, two brothers, Joseph Harding of Delaware, Fred Harding of Leonardo, NJ, seven grandchildren, Lynn Alderman, Vincent Greaves Jr., Allan Greaves, Laurie Maynard, Lee Ann Amico, Jonathan Weber and Michael Weber, seven great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            No services are planned.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to St. Vincent DePaul c/o St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in memory of Mrs. Weber.

            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