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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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July 8, 1998       Page 5B

 

mr. clearence william watkins

 

            Mr. Clarence William Watkins, age 79, of Nottely Dam Road, Blairsville, GA died Thursday, July 2, 1998 in a Fannin County Health Center.

            He was a native of Union County, GA and was a Timberman.  He was a member of the Zion Hill Baptist Church.

            Mr. Watkins was a son of the late John Henry and Louvidia Allen Watkins and was preceded in death by a daughter, Louise Odom who died in 1987.

            He is survived by his wife, Pauline Poteete Watkins; a son and his wife Gerald and Judy Watkins of Blairsville, GA.; Burdetta Davis of Cleveland, Tennessee; and two grandsons, Tommy Watkins and Tony Watkins.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 4, 1998, at the Townson Rose Funeral Home Chapel, Murphy, NC.  The Rev. Brian Souther will officiate.  Burial will be in the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Union County, Georgia.  Pallbearers will be Glen Davenport, Cecil Beavers, Ellard Davenport, Kent Davenport, David Wilson and Billy Poteete.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 3, 1998 at the Townson Rose funeral Home, Murphy, NC.

Townson Rose Funeral Home is 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 8, 1998       Page 5B

 

mrs. dorotny helton howard

 

            Mrs. Dorothy Helton Howard, 71, of Blairsville, GA died Tuesday, June 30, 1998.  She was the daughter of the late Benjamin Ivan and Althea Etta Helton and the widow of Fred Howard.  She was of the Baptist faith.  She was a homemaker and a nurse.

            Surviving are four daughters, Gail Stinchfield of Atlanta, GA., Rose Anderson of Murphy, Sandi Okeefe of Dalton, GA. And Pam Kelley of Blairsville, GA.; two sons, Joe Howard of Chatsworth, GA. And Randy Howard of Lilburn, GA.; a sister, Velda Johnson of Charlotte; three brothers, Clyde Helton of Murphy, Floyd Helton of Loudon, TN and Dennis Helton of Knoxville, TN; Thirteen grandchildren and great-grandchildren. many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 2, at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church with Rev., Jerry Helton and Rev. Joe Morrow officiating.  Burial in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.  Pallbearers; Dan Anderson, Richard Stinchfield, Travis Kelley, Robert OíKeefe, Shannon Freeman and Chris Howard. 

Visitant from 7-9 Wednesday evening at the Ivie Funeral Home in Murphy.  The family had requested memorials may be made to: Gideonís International, PO Box 624, Murphy, NC 28906.

Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy in charge of all arrangements.