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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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July 5, 1995                               Page 7B

 

mrs. grace b. nevers

 

            Mrs. Grace B. Nevers, age 82, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, May 29, 1995 in 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 are 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. fro 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 arrangements.

           

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

July 5, 1995                               Page 7B

 

mr. larry roger nix

 

            Mr. Larry Roger Nix, age 48, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, June 26, 1995.

            Mr. Nix was born in Hall County, Georgia.  He was a member of Owltown Church of God.

            Surviving are his son, Chris Nix, of Blairsville; his daughter, Sabrina Nix, also of Blairsville; parents, Eugene and Nova Lee Tanner Nix of Blairsville; three sisters, Hattie Gilbert, Tammy Rhoten, and Linda Duckworth, all of Blairsville; two brothers, Terry Nix and Perry Nix, both of Blairsville; several nieces and nephews survive.

            Funeral services were held Thursday June 29, 1995 at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of the Funeral Home with Rev. Claude Thomas officiating.  Special music was presented by Hubert and Betty Legg.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Ed Everett, Larry Rich, Terry Burrell, Donnie Gibson, Terry Akins, and Ronnie Odom.  Interment was in Owltown Church of God Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville 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)

 

 

July 5, 1995                               Page 7B

 

mr. homer p. jacobs

 

            Mr. Homer P. Jacobs, age 77, of Brannan Lodge, Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, June 25, 1995 at his home.

            Mr. Jacobs had lived in Blairsville for the past fifteen years.  He was a veteran of the U.S. army and served during World War II.  Mr. Jacobs was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ida Jacobs, of Blue Ridge; two sons, Albert Jacobs of Mechanicsville, VA; and Michael Jacobs of the Dial community of Fannin County; one step son, Dan Cronan of Blue Ridge; one sister, Louise Horne of Hartsville, SC; one half sister, Nellie Green of Union, SC; and two grandchildren, Kristen and Phillip Jacobs of Mechanicsville.

            Memorial services were held Wednesday, June 28, 1995 at 11 am. (sic) from the Chapel of the Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Gowder officiating. 

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville 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)

 

 

July 5, 1995                               Page 7B

 

mr. robert jackson barton

 

            Mr. Robert Jackson Barton, age 81, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, June 25, 1995 in Hayesville, North Carolina.

            Mr. Barton was born June 14, 1914 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the son of Stanley and Jessie H. Barton.  He was retired from Underwriters Laboratories, where he had worked for forty seven years.  Mr. Barton had lived in this area since July of 1986.  He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Union County, and Allegheny Masonic Lodge, #114, F & AM.

            Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Marion Barton of the home; daughter, Susan H. Barton of Blairsville; son and daughter-in-law, Kent H. and Jo Anne Barton of Young Harris, GA; sister, Harriett Langevin of Branford, Connecticut; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 28, 1995 at 2 p.m. from First United Methodist Church of Union County with Dr. Robert Darby officiating.  Special music for the service was presented by Janice and Lyn Catron.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Ronald Taylor, Marvin Hernden, Tom Rogers, Larry Willey, Fred Williams and Bill Cross.  Members of Allegheny Masonic Lodge served as Honorary Escort to the family.  Interment was in Union memory Gardens Cemetery in Blairsville.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations be made to First United Methodist Church Building Fund.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.