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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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July 7, 2010                               Page 16A

 

florence barber von hof

 

            Mrs. Florence Barber von Hof, age 87, of Blairsville, GA, passed away on Thursday, July 1, 2010 following a brief illness.  Mrs. von Hof was born on November 26, 1922 in Annapolis, MD., Anna Rundal County, the daughter of the late Robert E. Barber and the late Sidney Fontaine Barber.  Mrs. von Hof was the widow of the late W. C. "Bill" von Hof who died in June 1988.

            Surviving is their son, Hunter William von Hof of Blairsville, daughter in law, Dawn Marie Pieret von Hof of Blairsville, granddaughter, Hannah Marie von Hof of Blairsville, sister, Mrs. Dorothy "Sissy" Hunicutt, brother-in-law, Warren Hunnicutt Jr. of Blairsville, nephews, Warren Hunnicutt IV of St. Petersburg, FL, Kyle Mills of St. Petersburg, FL, cousins and grand nieces of Florida and Maryland.

            Mrs. von Hof attended the House of Prayer Church and was a member of Rob Morris #1 Chapter of the Eastern Star.  She served with the Union General Hospital Auxiliary for seventeen years.

            Funeral services will be held on Wednesday July 7, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. from the House of Prayer Church with the Rev. Jerry Helton officiating.  Mrs. von Hof will lie in state at the church from 12-1pm.  The following gentleman will serve as pallbearers, Hunter von Hof, Richie Carey, Travis Kelly, Joe Pieret Sr., Woody Woodmansee and John Lemmon.  Serving as honorary pallbearers will be, Jim Collins, Gordon Hale and Joe Pieret Jr.   Music will be presented by House of Prayer church choir.  Interment will follow in the Choestoe Community Cemetery.  The family will meet with friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 5-8 p.m.

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com


Florence Barber von Hof


<>FLORENCE BARBER von HOF
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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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July 7, 2010                               Page 16A

 

alexander carl mottola

 

            Mr. Alexander Carl Mottola, age 88, of Suches, GA, passed away on July 1, 2010 at the North East Georgia Medical Center.  He was born on August 2, 1922 in Frankfort, NY.  He proudly served our country in WWII in the army.  He received his BS degree at the University of Syracuse and his Masters degree in Chemical Engineering at the University of New Mexico.  He was one of the few men selected to work on the Oppenheimer’s program in Los Alamos, New Mexico.  His talents then took him to Livermore, CA to work at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory as a Research Chemical Engineer regarding solar energy.  He retired from Russell Research Lab in Athens, GA.

            Surviving are his wife of sixty years, Mary L. Mottola and a daughter and son-in-law (who was more like a son), Lexi and Jim Adkins of Suches, Georgia.

            He devoted his life to wife and daughter and felt education and establishing goals were the true key to success.   We will miss you Dad, but know that we learned so much from you and we hold the same values you held so high.

            A memorial service will be held at a later date and will be announced.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church in Suches in memory of Mr. Mottola.

            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


Alexander Carl Mottola

ALEXANDER CARL MOTTOLA
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July 7, 2010                               Page 16A

 

chester earl fink

 

            Mr. Chester Earl Fink age 85, of Coosa Valley Rd., Blairsville, passed away on Friday July 2, 2010 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness.  Mr. Fink was born on November 9, 1924 in Circle Hill, OH, the son of the late Alfred P. Fink and the late Hazel McNabb Fink.  He was a veteran of the US Army of WWII.  Chester was a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather.  Mr. Fink was of the Protestant faith.

            Surviving Mr. Fink are his loving wife of sixty-two years, Florabell Fink of Blairsville, two children, Alfred D. Fink of Bloomington, CA, and Kittie J. Skinner of Blairsville, three sisters and brother-in-laws, Betty and Bob Thompson, Marion and Russ Switzer, Freida and Al Biller all of Canton, OH, seven grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            No services are planned at this time.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to a children’s organization of your choice in memory of Mr. Fink.

            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

 

           


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July 7, 2010                               Page 16A

 

wes wells

 

            Mr. Wes Wells, age 88, of Wesley Mtn. Drive, Blairsville, passed away on Thursday, July 1, 2010 in the Union County Nursing Home following an extended illness.  Wes was born on Aug. 27, 1921 in Shelton, CT, the son of the late William Wells and the late Lottie Sanford Wells.  He was a veteran of the US Army of WWII.  He was owner operator of Wes Wells Builder for over forty years.  Wes built and flew experimental airplanes up until he was 77 years old and rode a motorcycle until the age of 86.  He was a Master Mason.  Wes attended the First Baptist Church and also Antioch Baptist Church.

            Surviving Mr. Wells are two sons and daughter-in-laws, Howard and Jackie Wells of Blairsville, Donald and Deborah Wells of Las Vegas, NV, one brother, Franklin Wells of East Hampton, CT, one sister, Rose Clark of Franklin, ME, three grandchildren, David Wells, Michelle Apple and Toni Pruden, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            No services are planned at this time.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to a favorite charity of your choice in memory of Mr. Wells. 

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com

Wes Wells


WES WELLS

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