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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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July 16, 2008                 Page 17A

 

Tabatha Raye Brown

 

            Mrs. Tabatha Raye Brown, age 24, of Roberts Rd., Blairsville, passed away on Sunday, July 6, 2008 at her home following a sudden illness.  Mrs. Brown was born on Sept. 27, 1983 in Ft. Pierce, FL, the daughter of Ricky Boehnlein and Becky Mounts Boehnlein.  Mrs. Brown had lived most of her life in Union County and had attended the Union County School System.  She was a loving wife and mother.  She loved fishing, being with her family and going to church.  She was preceded in death by a grandfather, Howard Mounts, two great grandmothers, Juanita Chisholm and Sadie Mounts.  Mrs. Brown attended Owltown Church of God.

            Surviving Mrs. Brown are her loving and devoted husband, Justin Brown of Blairsville, four children, Michael Blake Boehnlein, Adam Jason Lynn, Chad Cole Duane Lynn and Haley Emma-Grace Brown, all of Blairsville, grandparents Billy and Rose Mary Mounts of Blairsville, mother and step father, Becky and David Johnson of Austin, TX, father, Ricky Boehnlein of Cleveland, OH, sister Ashley Conte of Austin, TX, father and mother-in-law, Kenneth and Karen brindle of Blairsville, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Friday, July 11, 2008 at 11 a.m. from the Owltown Church of God with the Rev. Michael Anderson officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Adam Goodner, Charles Sadler, Billy H. Mounts, John Chisholm III, Cody and Clinton brindle.  Interment  followed in the Owltown Church of God Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 6-9 p.m.

            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

           


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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July 16, 2008                 Page 17A

 

garlin ray wheeler sr.

 

            Garlin Ray Wheeler, Sr. passed away July 3, 2008, in Bartow, FL, following an extended illness.  Mr. Wheeler was born in Trafford, AL, on July 26, 1936.  He was 71.

Mr. Wheeler moved to Blairsville in 1990 where he lived until 2006.

            He is survived by his sister, Faye Waring of FL, tow daughters, Cynthia Copeland of Crystal River, FL, Rayannette Wheeler of Blairsville, GA, and one son, Garlin Ray Wheeler, Jr. of Fort Meade, FL, and two stepchildren, Cheryl Weaver and Butch Walker, both of Blairsville, GA.  Also six grandchildren, six great grandchildren, many nieces, and one nephew survive.

            There is no service date planned as of this time.

Mr. Wheeler donated his body to Shands Teaching Hospital in Gainesville, FL, to help with medical research.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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July 16, 2008                 Page 17A

 

richard (dick) werch

 

            Mr. Richard (Dick) Werch passed away at age 74, at his home, on July 9, 2008.  The Wisconsin native was the youngest of 15 children. He and his wife, Irene, retired 11 years ago, from Marietta, GA., to the home on Lake Nottely, in Blairsville, GA.

            Mr. Werch served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1950-1954.  He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, with a major in engineering.  He worked for FM Global for 30 years as a fire protection engineer.  Throughout his life he enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, woodworking and traveling.

            He is survived by his wife, Irene (Alf) Werch; daughter, Kay Graap; son-in-law, ken Graap; and granddaughter, Kyra;  He is survived by four sisters and a brother, all reside in Wisconsin: Helen Reilly of Berlin; Lois Weisman of west Bend; Liz martin of Poysippi; and Art Werch of Ripon.

            Richard and his wife are members of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church.  He leaves behind many, many dear friends.  A funeral will be held at the church on Friday, July 18, 2008 at 10:30 a.m.  The address of the church is 823 Forge Mill Road, Morganton, GA 30560.

            In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation be made in memory of “Dick” Werch at: Georgia Mountains Hospice, 70 Caring War, Jasper, GA 30143 or Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church.

Mr. Werch’s ashes will be interred at the church’s Memorial Garden.

            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