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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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July 5, 2006                   Page 5C

 

woodrow wilson dyer

 

Mr. Woodrow Wilson Dyer, age 88, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2006 at Union County Nursing Home.

Mr. Dyer was born Tuesday, April 23, 1918 in Union County to the late Samuel and Sallie (Reid) Dyer.  He was a member of Union Baptist Church and was a WWII U.S. Army veteran.  Mr. Dyer was preceded in death by wife, Mertie Lou Dyer and daughter, Gladys Patton.

Survivors include: daughters, Vivian Hedden and Lorene Odom both of Blairsville, GA; grandchildren, Wayne Odom, Cerelda deHeus, Chris Odom, Avis Hayes and Jackie Yost; great-grandchildren, Jonathan and Timothy Yost, Amy and Melissa Odom, Jessie and Chelsea Odom and Kimberly deHeus.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 28, 2006 at 4 p.m. from the Union Baptist Church with the Rev. Stacy Dyer officiating.  Interment was in the Church Cemetery.

The Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.  You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.

 

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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July 5, 2006                   Page 5C

 

william ray “billy” carver

 

Mr. William Ray (better known as Billy) Carver, age 52, Blairsville, passed away on Monday, June 26, 2006 in the Union General Hospital following a brief illness.  Mr. Carver was born on June 28, 1953 in Union County, the son of Pauline Christine Jones Carver and the late William B. Carver.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  He was preceded in death by a brother, David Carver and by two grandchildren, Casey and Lacey Brown.  Mr. Carver was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving Mr. Carver are a special friend, Barbara Morrow of Murphy, one daughter and son-in-law, Chasity and Scott Brown of Young Harris, mother and step-father, Polly and Bobby Henson of Blairsville, two sisters and brother-in-laws, Barbara and Garner Butt of Blairsville, Donnia and Buddy Legg of Blairsville, two brothers and one sister-in-law, Rev. Tommy and Vivian Jones of Blairsville, Chris Henson of Murphy, one grandchild, Lily Brown, several nieces, nephews, cousins and many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Thursday June 29, 2006 at 2 p.m. from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Tommy Jones officiating.  Special music was presented by Darron and Venessa Nichols.   The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Marsh Mashburn, Phillip Patton, Jason Totherow, Randy Harkins, James Burrell and Bryan Long.  Serving as honorary pallbearers were Joe Dyer and Jack Jones.  Interment followed in the Pleasant Grove Baptist church cemetery.

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

www.nganews.com

 

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July 5, 2006                   Page 5C

 

martha ann raper

 

Mrs. Martha Ann Raper, age 62, of Deavers Rd., Blairsville, passed away on Wednesday June 28, 2006 following an extended illness.  Mrs. Raper was born on May 15, 1944 in Jackson County, NC, the daughter of the late Luther Hensley and the late Beatrice Brooks Hensley.  She was a lifelong resident of Union County.  Martha was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  She loved the beauty of all flowers and had owned and operated the Flower Garden Florist for several years.  She was preceded in death by two brothers, Phillip Hensley and David Brooks.  She was the WMU Director, a Trustee at Truett McConnell College and a Sunday School Teacher at First Baptist Church, where she was a member.

Surviving Mrs. Raper are her loving husband of forty-two years, Hoyt Raper of Blairsville, one daughter, Julie Raper of Blairsville, one son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Stacy Raper of Blairsville, one sister and brother-in-law, Becky and Keith Bryant of Blairsville, three grandchildren, Kaley, Michael William and Zachary Raper, a nephew, Jordan Bryant, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Saturday July 1, 2006 at 2 p.m. from the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Fred Lodge, Rev. Danny Paris and Rev. B.A. Buchanan officiating. Special music was presented by Terry Hooper and the First Baptist Church Choir.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Bill Decker, Bill Drake, Jim Allison, Jack Lance, Charles Hill, Bud Akins and Jim McAfee.  Interment followed in the Bethany Baptist Church cemetery.  The family met with friends on Saturday from 11-2 prior to the service at the church.

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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July 5, 2006                   Page 5C

 

william roland frye

 

Mr. William Roland Frye, age 97, of Wilmire Circle, Blairsville, passed away on Wednesday June 28, 2006 in the Union County Nursing Home following an extended illness.  Mr. Frye was born in New York City, NY on Feb. 26, 1909, the son of the late James Frye and the late Maizie Chenet Frye.  He was employed as an Administrative Assistant with the New York City Transit System for over forty-five years.  He was A Veteran of the US navy of WWII.  Mr. FRYE Was a member of the North GA. Honor Guard, the VFW post 7394, honorary member of precinct #4 Volunteer Fire Dept., volunteer at a Day Care Center, volunteer for the Handicapped, and volunteer for Meals on Wheels.  He and his wife, Rose, had made their home in Blairsville since 1983.  Mr. Frye was a member of St. Clare’s Episcopal Church.

Surviving Mr. Frye are his loving wife of seventy-four years, Rose Thiel Frye of Blairsville, two daughters and one son-in-law, Lorraine Meder of CA, Lesley and Tyler Gray of NY, seven grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Memorial services were held on Monday July 3, 2006 at 11:30 am from St. Clare’s Episcopal Church with the rev. Carter Maddox officiating.  Interment follow in St. Clare’s Memorial Gardens.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the American Kidney Foundation in Mr. Frye’s memory. 

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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July 5, 2006                   Page 5C

 

elizabeth r. boehringer

 

Mrs. Elizabeth R. Boehringer, age 91, of Dogwood Way, Blairsville, passed away on Monday, June 26, 2006 at her home following an extended illness.  Mrs. Boehringer was born in Buffalo, NY on Oct. 21, 1914, the daughter of the late John Zauner and the late Anna Jacob Azuner.  She was employed with the Amherst Public School System for over twenty years.  She was preceded in death by her husband, rnold W. Boehringer, a daughter, Faye Cole, brother, Carl Zauner, sisters, Catherine Becker, Ann Moorehouse, Helen Morath and Rose Zauner.

Surviving Mrs. Boehringer are two sons and daughter-in-laws, Kenneth and Rebecca Boehringer of Blairsville, Arnold and Barbara Boehringer of CA, four brothers, Joseph Zauner of Bradenton, FL, Ralph Zauner of Grand Island, NY, John Zauner, Raymond Zauner, three sisters, Alice Dill of Kenmore, NY, Mary Jane McMurry of Denver, CO, and Irene Manuel of Lockport, NY, many other relatives and friends also survive.

A memorial service and interment will be held at the White Chapel Memorial park in Amherst, NY, at a later date and will e announced.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to Regency Hospice in Mrs. Boehringer’s memory. 

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

www.nganews.com

 

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July 5, 2006                   Page 5C

 

lloyd julius jorgenson

 

Mr. Lloyd Julius Jorgenson, age 81, went to meet his Savior on Saturday, July 1, 2006 from the North East Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.  Mr. Jorgenson was born on June 15, 1925 in Eau Claire, WI, the son of the late John Jorgenson and the late Anna Loberg Jorgenson.  He lived most of his life in Land O’Lakes, FL before making his home in Blairsville.  He was a devoted child of God, a loyal and loving husband, a wonderful father and grandfather, Lloyd was a Veteran of the US Navy of WWII.  He drove trucks for several years before opening Jorgenson Truck Sales in Land O’Lakes, FL.  Mr. Jorgenson was an active member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.

Surviving Mr. Jorgenson are his loving wife of fifty-four years, Lois Tripp Jorgenson of Blairsville, three daughters and two son-in-laws, Nancy and Glenn Beasley of Waynesville, NC, Mary and Bruce Gimson of Land O’Lakes, FL, Sally Bauer of Blairsville, one brother and sister-in-law, Jerome and Agnus Jorgenson of Trego, WI, six grandchildren, Glenn Beasley Jr., Stacey Vasquez, Eric Gimson, Carla Proffitt and Dennis Proffitt, several nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Monday July 3, 2006 from the Bethlehem Baptist Church with the Rev. Cotton Harris officiating.  Special music was presented by the Faith Singers.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Bruce Gimson, Eric Gimson, Dennis Proffitt, William Franklin, Jackie Abercrombie and Lowell Taylor.  The body laid in state at the church from 1-2 pm on Monday.  Interment followed in the church cemetery with the North Georgia Honor Guard conducting Military Honors.

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.