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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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July 10, 1996                             Page 3B

 

mr. joe franklin brown

 

            Mr. Joe Franklin Brown, age 51, of Blairsville, passed away Friday, July 5, 1996.  Mr. Brown was born November 4, 1944 in Union County to Lum Obert and Bennie Lee Fortenberry Brown. 

            Survivors include his mother, Bennie Lee Brown of Blairsville; son, Anthony Brown and daughter, Tina Franklin, both of Blairsville; 5 sisters, Florence Winkler of Blairsville, Velma Harkins, also of Blairsville, Shirley Burnette of Gainesville, and Clara Dyer and Bonnie Henderson, both of Blairsville; and 3 brothers, Robert Brown, of Smyrna, Lum Jr. Brown of Marietta and Jack Brown of Blairsville, 4 grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, July 7, 1996 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of the Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Horace Potts officiating.  Music was provided by Ned Wilcoxin, Willaree Davenport and Lewis Smith.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Ernie Harkins, Doug Brown, Jerry “Bone” Carpenter, Terry Hedden, William Winkler and John Franklin Brown. Interment was in Coosa Methodist Church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of the 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 10, 1996                             Page 3B

 

little miss sara alicia franklin

 

            Little Miss Sara Alicia Franklin, age 4, of Blairsville, passed away suddenly Wednesday, July 3, 1996.

            Sara was born in Union County, Georgia, on July 15, 1991.  She and her family attended Mt. Pleasant Church of God in Hiawassee.  Sara’s grandfather, Jim Franklin, passed away in December of 1995.

            Surviving are her parents, Steven A. Franklin, and Pamela Lynn Collins Franklin, both of Blairsville; brothers, Andy and Cory; maternal grandparents, James F. and Ruby Collins, of Blairsville; paternal grandparents, Angela and Ben Akins, of Blairsville; maternal great grandfather, Otis Garrett, of Blairsville; many Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins also survive.

            Funeral services were held Friday, July 5, 1996 at 2 p.m. from Mt. Pleasant Church of God with Rev. Jarvis, Bennett, (sic)  Rev. Glen Eller, and Rev. Jerry Young  officiating.  Special music was presented by Joe Woodcock and Glen and Shelia Eller.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: David Collins, Phillip Collins, Greg Collins, Billy Franklin, Jimmy Franklin, and Tony Worley.  Interment was in Boyd’s Chapel Cemetery in Hiawassee.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of arrangements.