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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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July 8, 2009                   Page 13A

 

william jay “billy” carney

 

            Mr. William Jay (better known as Billy) Carney, age 47 of King Cove Rd., Young Harris, formerly of Blairsville passed away on Tuesday, July 1, 2008 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness.  Mr. Carney was born on Sept. 18, 1961 in Towns County, the son of Tommy J. Carney and the late Martha Lou Reid Carney.  He was a lifelong resident of Towns and Union Counties.  He graduated Union County High School in 1979 and had attended Young Harris College.  Billy was a gentle loving family man.  He loved to read and loved his critters.  He was employed with the City of Young Harris for several years.  Mr. Carney was of the Baptist faith. 

            Surviving Mr. Carney are his loving wife of eighteen years, Michele Brown Carney of Young Harris, three daughters and one son-in-law, Kaitlin Carney of Young Harris, April and Stephen Lovell of Young Harris, Nikki Carney of Hiawassee, father and step mother, Tommy J. and Charlsey Carney of Dahlonega, two brothers and one sister-in-law, Larry and Carol Reid of Blairsville, Jerry Reid of Blairsville, one sister, Ann Spear of Blairsville, three grandchildren, Wyatt and Weston Lovell and Jayden Barrow, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial service was held on Friday, July 3, 2009 at 7 p.m. from the Mountain view Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jeff Deaver officiating.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the American Literacy Program in memory of Mr. Carney.  The family met with friends at the funeral home following the services.

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

           


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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July 8, 2009                   Page 13A

 

mae daniel brown

 

            Mrs. Mae Daniel Brown, age 93, of Braselton, Georgia, formerly of Blairsville, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2009 in the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. 

Mrs. Brown was born Sunday, June 18, 1916 in Union County, Georgia, the daughter of the late Eli Daniel and the late Laura Davenport Daniel.  She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and had also been active in the Eastern star.  Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her parents; sisters: Lorraine Towery, Belva Kronquist, Bertha Chastain, Cliffie Dean; brothers: Ray Daniel, Roy Daniel, Clyde Daniel, and Wayne Daniel; 4 sisters: 5 brothers: and her grandson, Derek Jetter, the love of her life.  Many nieces and nephews, and special friends also survive.

More at home in her garden that she loved to share with friends and neighbors, she was “Mom” to most and always ready to help others. 

            Surviving family members include; daughter and son-in-law, Frances and David Jetter of Braselton; sisters, Dorothy Byers of Blairsville, and Pauline Parker of Duluth, GA, and a brother, Tom Daniel of Phoenix, AZ.

            Graveside services were held Thursday, July 2, 2009 at 11 AM from the Ivy Log Cemetery with Rev. Ray Potts officiating. 

            The family received friends Wednesday, July 1, 2009 from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Cochran Funeral Home in Blairsville.

            Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home – Blairsville Chapel, www.cochrannfuneralhomes.com.  You are invited to visit our website to send condolences and sign the guest registry.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

July 8, 2009                   Page 13A

 

cathryn louise (cathy) russell

 

            Cathryn Louise (Cathy) Russell, age 77 of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2009 at her residence. 

Cathy was born Tuesday, February 2, 1932 in Miami, FL, to the late Herman Luke and Leona Ripley Luke.  She was a member of Coosa United Methodist church and was preceded in death by her daughter, Vicky Russell; sons, Michael Russell and Keith Russell; sisters, Edna Osteen and Clara Bunner. 

            Surviving family members include; husband, Henry Russell of Blairsville; son, Gary Russell of Blairsville; daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Glenn Bates of Blairsville; brother, Carl Luke of Bell, FL; granddaughter, Holly Jannerone; grandson, Nikki Bates; great grandsons, Ronnie Jannerone and Kyle Jannerone.

            Memorial services were held Sunday, July 5, 2009 at 1:30 P.M. at Coosa United Methodist church with Dr. Steve Midkiff, Rev. Earl Bishop, Rev. Vickie McVay and Rev. Jan Devereaux officiating.  Music was provided by Cynthia Lumme, Elaine Moss, John Gurley and Coosa United Methodist church Choir.

The family has suggested that memorial contributions may be made to your choice: The Gideons International, P.O. Box 521, Blairsville, Georgia 30514, or The American Cancer society, P.O. Box 2984, Blairsville, Georgia 30514. 

            Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home – Blairsville Chapel, www.cochrannfuneralhomes.com. You are invited to visit our website to send condolences and sign the guest registry.