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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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July 15, 1998                 Page 5B

 

mrs. emma lee lackey collum

 

            Mrs. Emma Lee lackey Collum age 56, of Rydal, Ga., formerly of Blairsville, GA. Passed away Tuesday June 27, 1998 at her home in Rydal, following and extended illness.

            She was born July 27, 1941 in Asheville, NC, the daughter of Shirley lackey and the late Harold Lackey.

            She grew up in Blairsville, but had lived in Bartow Co. for the past 40 years.  Survivors include her mother, Shirley Lackey, of Blairsville, GA., Husband, Ed Collum, son and daughter-in-law, Anthony and Tammy Collum, son, Joe Collum of Rydal, four daughters: Shirley (Steve) Batson, of Rydal, Angie Collum, Renae (Alfred) Smith of Cartersville, GA. and  Reita Sue (Johnny) Thornton, of Talladega, Ala.

            Three brothers: Donald lackey, Bruce Lackey, and Gary lackey, all of Blairsville; three sisters: Reita Wright of Rawlings Wyoming, Martha Sue Dockery, and Jolynn Ingram of Blairsville ten grand-children, 1 great grandson; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

Funeral services were held Thursday, June 25, 1998 at 2 p.m. at Oak Hill Baptist Church in Rydal, GA with Rev. Rowland Lee officiating.    Interment in the oak Hill Cemetery.

            In Parnick-Jennings Funeral Home, 430 Cassville Road, Cartersville, GA in charge of arrangements.


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July 15, 1998                 Page 5B

 

mrs. mabel sampson tate caler

 

            Mrs. Mabel Sampson Tate Caler, age 88, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Monday, July 6, 1998 in Union County Nursing Home in Blairsville.

            Mrs. Caler was born Saturday, May 28, 1910, in Scott County, Virginia, a daughter of the late Samuel Sampson and Mary Alice Cookenour Sampson.  She was a homemaker and was the widow of the late Vance Caler.  Mrs. Caler had been living in Blairsville since 1985k coming here from Mendota, Virginia.  She was a member of Faith Baptist Church.

            Surviving are her brother; Earnest Sampson, of Gate City, VA; and brother, Eugene Sampson, of Fall Branch, TN; Niece and nephew, Pat and Jack Tucker, of Blairsville; many other relatives, nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 8, 1998 at 8:30 p.m. from Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor James Brock officiating.  Scripture and prayer was given by Tony Abbot.  Interment was in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery on Thursday, July 9, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 

 


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July 15, 1998                 Page 5B

 

mr. gerald “jerry” beauford

 

            Mr. Gerald “Jerry” Beauford, age 65, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Sunday, July 5, 1998 in Northeast Georgia Medical center in Gainesville.

            Mr. Beauford was born in Etowah County, Alabama, on Thursday, February 10, 1933, a son of the late Edgar Beauford.  He was a US Army veteran and served in Korea.  Mr. Beauford had lived in this area since 1989, coming here from Atlanta.  He was a former board member of Mountain Top Emmaus; and was an active member of Coosa Methodist Church.  Mr. Beauford led the Sunday Evening Praise and Worship Services at Coosa Methodist Church.  He was also a volunteer at Union County Nursing Home, and was a Methodist Lay Speaker.

            Surviving are his wife, Nan Beauford, of the home; daughter, Annette Kline, of Gadsden, AL; son, Steve Beauford, also of Gadsden; daughter, Sherry Beauford, and son, Shannon Beauford both of Gainesville, GA; brother James Beauford, of Marietta, GA; 5 grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 8, 19998 at 2 p.m. from Coosa Methodist Church with Rev. Earl Bishop and Rev. Orville Nelson officiating.  Special music was presented by Mrs. Ida Lou Bishop.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Dr. Donn Smith, Dennis Wolf, Bill Curlee, Henry Russell, Hank Hall, and Jeff Carlin.  Interment was in the church cemetery.

            The Cochran Funeral Home in charge of arrangements


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July 15, 1998                 Page 5B

 

mrs.  ruby m. paris

 

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville announces for the Memorial Park Funeral Home of Gainesville the death and funeral services for Mrs. Ruby M. Paris, age 79, of Gainesville who passed away Wednesday, July 8, 1988 in Lanier Park Hospital following a brief illness.  Mrs. Paris was born in Union County but had lived in hall County of the past 3 years.  She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Burnette, and she was retired form the Marrell Poultry Company Since 1978.  Mrs. Paris was a member of Owl Town Church of God.

            Surviving are daughter, Mary Wilkerson, of Knoxville, TN; daughter and son-in-law, Ann and James R. Sullens, of Gainesville; Barby Ellen and Marvin Cox of Lilburn, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Roger and Nidia Fortenberry of Gainesville; son, Charles Lee Paris, of Gainesville, 15 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and 12 great great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, July, 10, 1998 at 11 a.m. in Memorial Park Funeral Home Chapel in Gainesville with Rev. Marion Burnette and Rev. Pete Martin officiating.  The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, 1998 at the Funeral Home in Gainesville.

            Memorial Park Funeral Home in Gainesville is in charge of arrangements, and this notice is a courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.


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July 15, 1998                 Page 5B

 

mr. milford henley hamby

 

            Mr. Milford Henley Hamby, age 87, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Sunday, July 5, 1998 in Blairsville.

            Mr. Hamby was a native of Union County, and the son of the late Marley P. Hamby, Sr., and Nora Allison Hamby.  At the time of his retirement, he was a Field Office manager for the GA Dept. of Veteran’s Services.  Mr. Hamby was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and served during World War 11, achieving the rank of 1st Sergeant.  Mr. Hamby was a life member of DAV, The American Legion, and The Veteran’s of Foreign Wars.  He was a member of First Methodist Church of Union County, and Allegheny Masonic Lodge, #114.  Mr. Hamby was the last surviving charter member of The Lions Club of Union County.

            Surviving are his wife, Mildred H. Hamby, of Blairsville’ daughter in law and husband, Ann Hinnant, and Stanley Johnson, of Rockhill, SC; step-son and daughter-in-law: Robert G. and Elava Hinnant, of Tallahassee, FL; Donnell and Judy Hinnant, an Moris and Cheryl Hinnant, all of Wilmington, NC; Steve and Cindy Hinnant, of Woodstock, GA; a sister; Jessie Jackson; three brothers: Manley, Hoyt, and Loy Hamby, all of Union County, GA; 8 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, July 7, 1998 at 2 p.m. from First Methodist Church with Rev. Eddie Herring officiating.  The body will lie instate at the church beginning at 1:30 p.m. on the day of the funeral.  The following nephews will serve as pallbearers: Ron Hamby, Glenn Hamby, Dale Hamby, Johnny Hamby, Bill Hamby, and Ferrell Penland.

            Serving as honorary pallbearers will be members of The North Georgia Honor Guard and fellow veterans, member of the Lion Club, and member of Allegheny Masonic Lodge, F&AM,  #144.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to The Building Fund of First Methodist Church of Union County, PO Box 859, Hwy. 515, Blairsville, GA 30514.  Interment will be in Union Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Homes in Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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July 15, 1998                 Page 5B

 

mrs. elizabeth barrow

 

            Mrs. Elizabeth Barrow, age, 77, died on July 10, 1998 in a nursing home in South Bend, Indiana.  Betty was a former resident of Branan Lodge and worshipped at the First United Methodist Church of Blairsville.