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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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July 18, 2012                             Page 14A

 

sue henson stephens

 

            Mrs. Sue Henson Stephens, age 87, of Red Maple Lane, Blairsville, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at North East Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. She was born December 16, 1924, in Blairsville, to the late John Boyd and Gertrude Hemphill Henson. Mrs. Stephens loved her family with all her heart, she also loved gospel music, flowers and her hometown of Blairsville and Tweeter her cat. Mrs. Stephens was a proud and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was preceded in death by brothers, Derwood, John, Billy, Bobby and Jimmy Henson, sisters Fannie Owenby and Delores Knight.

            Surviving are her husband of 65 years, June Stephens of Blairsville, sons and daughters-in-law, Tommy and Rebecca Stephens of Flowery Branch and David and Laura Stephens of Gainesville, daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Jim Harris of Braselton, seven grandchildren, Dana & Will Craig, Derek Stephens, Leigh Anne Stephens, Jake Stephens, Leslie and Mike Vincent, Spike and Megan Harris and Clint and Brooke Seabolt, six great grandchildren, Sawyer, Sola, Jack, Drew, Charlie and Zachary, four sisters-in-law, Frances, Polly and Joyce Henson and Lula Stephens, many nieces, nephews and cousins.

            Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, July 13, 2012 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Chris Rumfelt officiating. Music was by Sue's nieces, Melissa Collins, Leslie Hughes and great nephew, Will Arrant. Pallbearers were Jake Stephens, Derek Stephens, Spike Harris, Will Craig, Jason Henson, and Eddie Davis. In lieu of flowers if you wish make memorials to the Union County Humane Society Mountain Shelter.

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


Sue Henson Stephens


SUE HENSON STEPHENS
    Courtesy of Mountain View Funeral Home

           

 

The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

July 18, 2012                             Page 14A

 

lawrence edward kline

 

            Mr. Lawrence Edward Kline, age 74, of Ellee Lane, Blairsville passed away, Saturday, July 14, 2012 at his home following an extended illness. He was born February 9, 1938 in Frederick, MD to the late Lorenzo and Florence Moberly Kline. Mr. Kline moved here in 2009. He was a member of the Mayberry Archery Club, and he enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf, crossword puzzles, woodworking, music and NASCAR. Mr. Kline was preceded in death by a nephew, Eddie Rhoderick in 2012. He was a U S Airforce Veteran. He attended Old Brasstown Baptist Church.

            Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Rita Kline of Blairsville, children, Mark Mann of Westminister, MD, Missy and Perry Atkinson of Cambridge, MD, Shawn and Laurie Mann of Westminister, MD, Sherry and Wayne Trail of Chaneyville, PA and Greg Trail of Hesston, PA, sisters, Sandra and Ronald Ashby of Littlestown, PA and Edna Stambaugh of Sykesville, MD, six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

            Memorial services were held Monday, July 16, 2012 at 7 p.m. at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Billy Stiles officiating. Music was be (sic) by Don Byers. The family received friends at the funeral home from 6 until 7 p.m.

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


Lawrence Edward Kline


LAWRENCE EDWARD KLINE
    Courtesy of Mountain View Funeral Home

           

 

The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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July 18, 2012                             Page 14A

 

vernice v. west roberts

 

            Mrs. Vernice V. West Roberts, age 84, of Wesley Mtn. Dr., Blairsville, GA passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at Union General Hospital following an extended illness. She was born December 26, 1927 in Gainesville, GA to the late Lee and Montine Davis West. Mrs. Roberts moved here 7 years ago from Gainesville, GA. She was a caring, giving and loving person, loving mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, and great grandmother. Mrs. Roberts was preceded in death by brothers, Herman, Harold, Frank, Gene, and Davis West, sisters, Louise Smith and Betty Jo Gooch, and her first husband, Fred E. Roberts. She attended First Baptist Church of Blairsville.

            Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Fred and Linda Roberts of Blairsville, sisters, Gail and Herbert Hudgins of Gainesville, Kathleen McHann of Buford, brothers, Robert L. and Carolyn West of Cleveland and Claude and Deborah West of Dalton, two grandchildren, Tricia and Bill Hutchcraft of Tampa, FL and Doug and Melissa Roberts of Blairsville, two great grandchildren, Cameron and Casey Roberts, several nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 2 p.m. from the New Bridge Baptist Church with Pastor Gary Olsteen officiating. Music was provided by Gary and Anita Smith. Interment followed in the New Bridge Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends at Mountain View Funeral Home Thursday evening from 6 until 8 p.m., and at Memorial Park Funeral Home on Saturday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers if you wish make donations to the Gideon's for Bibles in Mrs. Roberts memory.

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


Vernice V. West Roberts


VERNICE V. WEST ROBERTS
    Courtesy of Mountain View Funeral Home

           

 

The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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July 18, 2012                             Page 14A

 

timothy glen alderman

 

            The Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville announces memorial services for Mr. Timothy Glen Alderman, age 78, of Blairsville who passed away at his home on Friday, July 13, 2012.

            Glen was born in Bartow, FL on March 21, 1934. In his youth he was a Boy Scout and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He served in the United States Navy from 1953-1957. For 25 years he was a member of the Willow Oak Volunteer Fire Department and was instrumental in building the fire station and Community Center there. He retired in 1996 and moved to Blairsville where he worked at Vogel State Park, and was also a volunteer there for many years.

            He will be fondly remembered by all who knew him, but especially missed by his family: Loving wife of 52 years, Barbara Matthes Alderman of Blairsville; daughters, Joni Alderman and Jennifer Dyer of Blairsville; sons, Tim Alderman (Denise) and Todd Alderman of Mulberry, FL, twin brother Sam Alderman (Janet) of Mulberry; sister, Ernestine Stavely of Lakeland, FL; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by two grandsons, Josh and Ryan Alderman of Mulberry.

            Memorial services were held at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 15, 2012 at Vogel State Park under the main pavilion with Travis Henry officiating. Special Music provided by Carli Kidd and grandson, Dustin Whitney. The family received friends from 6 until the service began. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Friends of Vogel State Park.  

            Arrangements entrusted to the care of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.


Timothy Glen Alderman


TIMOTHY GLEN ALDERMAN
  Courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home