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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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July 22, 1998     Page 6B

 

mrs. mary turner jackson

 

            Mrs. Mary Turner Jackson, age 81, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, July 12, 1998, in Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia.

            Mrs. Jackson was born on Friday, may 25, 1917, in Union County, Georgia, to James Lon Turner and Jane Wimpey Turner.  She was a lifelong resident of this area, and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Union County.  Preceding in death was husband, Kermit Jackson; husband, Arlen Jackson; son, Bill Jackson; and grandson, Manning Gracia.

            Surviving are her daughter; Margaret Jane Gracia, of new Bedford, Massachusetts; five step-children: Gail Skinner and Sandy Jackson, both of Powder Springs, Georgia; Nellie Jackson of Memphis, Tennessee; Bill Jackson, of Louisville, Texas; and Byron Jackson, of jasper, Alabama; brother; Carl Turner, of Gainesville, Georgia; sister-in-law, Florida Turner, of Rockmart, Georgia; nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 15, 1998 at 11 a.m. from Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Charles Black officiating.  Special music was presented by Ken and Elaine Young.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Bill Collins, Carlton Collins, Larry Turner, Gary Turner, James H. Turner, and Truitt Crumbley.  Interment was in harmony Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of arrangements. 


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July 22, 1998     Page 6B

 

miss ora clarine alexander

 

            Miss Clarine Alexander, age 85, of Blairsville, GA passed away FRIDAY, July 17, 1998 following a period of declining health.  Miss Alexander was born in Towns County February 12, 1912 the daughter of William and Mae Norton Alexander.  Surving are tow sisters: Mrs. Bonnie Phillips of Blairsville, GA and Mrs. Willa Mae Puett of Hiawassee, GA and a number of nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were held Sunday, July 19, 1998 at 2 p.m. from the Old Brasstown Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Rogers officiating.  Interment was in the Old Brasstown Cemetery.  Music was provided by U.E. and Dorothy Sampson.  Pallbearers were Dan King, Chester Puett, Don Phillips, Troy Norton, Joe Hall and Cecil Dye.  Banister Funeral Home of Young Harris in charge of arrangements.


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July 22, 1998     Page 6B

 

mr. robert milton timmons

 

            Mr. Robert Milton Timmons, age 75, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, July 13, 1998 at his home.

            Mr. Timmons was born I Detroit, Michigan and raised in Nashville, Tennessee.  Bob served in the Nashville, TN Guard in the 119th Calvary and 118th Field Artillery and them enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1940, and served 20 years until 1960.  He then worked for Pratt-Whitney Aircraft until his retirement in 1977.  He married Merle Hathaway of Miami, Florida in 1943, who survives him, along with a son, Robert, Jr., of Blairsville, and a daughter, Linda Huddleston, of Sebring, Florida.  His daughter, Nancy Jo Amendola, predeceased him.  Bob is also survived by six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.  Mr. Timmons has been a long time seasonal resident in Blairsville, Georgia, residing in palm beach County, Florida for part of the year until he and his wife, Merle, Moved permanently to Blairsville in 1966.  Bob was a life member of the VFW, a member of Masonic Bodies, Garden Lodge, AF/AM, Florida and Allegheny Lodge in Blairsville, Scottish Rite, and York Rite Bodies in Florida and Royal Order of Jesters in Palm Beach, Florida.

Memorial services were held Wednesday, July 15, 1998 at 2 p.m. from Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with a full Masonic funeral service, presented by Allegheny Masonic Lodge #114, F&AM.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.    


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July 22, 1998     Page 6B

 

mr. cody elwin johnson

 

            Mr. Cody Elwin Johnson, age 71, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, July 17, 1998 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

            Mr. Johnson was born in warren County, New York on December 8, 1926, and was a U.S. navy veteran of World War II.  He was a retired electrician, and moved to Blairsville three years ago, coming from Inverness, Florida. Mr. Johnson was very active in VFW, and served as Quartermaster.  He was also a member of The Elks, and The American legion.  Mr. Johnson was of the Methodist faith.

            Surviving are his wife, Paul Paris Johnson, of Blairsville; son and daughter-in-law, Brock and Marge Johnson, of Gansevoort, NY; step-son and step-daughter-in-law, E. Paul and Linda Stanley, of Blairsville; brother, John Johnson; grandsons Daniel and Greg Johnson, and step-grandson, Phillip Stanley; many friends and other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held Sunday, July 19, 1998 from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Eddie Herring officiating.  Special music was presented by Mrs. Michelle Rowe.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Dan Paris, Eddie Cobb, Gregg Brogden, Paris Lee, Kevin Adamson, and Fred F. Register, III.  Interment was in Union memory Gardens Cemetery, with military graveside honors by The North Georgia Honor Guard.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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July 22, 1998     Page 6B

 

mrs. alma jane winn hood

 

            Mrs. Alma Jane Winn Hodd, age 90, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, July 14, 1998 in Hiawassee, Georgia.

            Mrs. Hood was born in Union county, Georgia, on Friday, December 13, 1907, a daughter of the late Kib Winn and Ellen Shuler Winn.  She was a homemaker and lifelong resident of union County.  Mrs. Hood was a member of Union Baptist Church, and was preceded in death by a son, Harold Hood, who passed away in 1995.

            Surviving are her husband, Byron Hood, of Blairsville; brothers: Oscar Winn, Albert Winn, and Bart Winn, all of Blairsville; sister, Lydia Collins, of Ocolachnee, GA; a grandson, Brian Harold Hood, also survives, along with many friends and other relatives.

Funeral services were held Thursday, July 16, 1998, at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Stacy Dyer officiating.  Special music was presented by Kim and Elaine Young, with the following gentlemen serving as pallbearers: George Holland, max Hood, George Rogers, Jimmy Spiva, Crett Dyer, and George Hood.  Interment was in Union Baptist Church cemetery, with Cochran Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.