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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512


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July 24, 1996                             Page 5B


mr. wayne payne


            Mr. Wayne Payne 73, of Clermont, Georgia passed away Wednesday, July 17, 1996 in Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia.

Mr. Payne was born in Union County, Georgia, on October 13, 1922, a son of the late Hershel Payne and Callie Self Payne.  Mr. Payne has served for a period of time in the Civilian Conservation Corps.  He had lived in Hall County for forty one years.  Mr. Payne was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Mattie Payne, in 1988.  He was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. 

            Surviving are, daughter and son in law, Lois and Leo Truelove; son and daughter in law, George Loyd and Barbara Payne; son and daughter in law, Harley and Mary Payne; son and daughter in law, Paul and Wanda Payne; Daughter and son in law, Linda and Paul Ingram; and daughter and son in law, Lovelle and Jeff Halsey, all of Clermont; four sisters: Radie Mae Roper, of Blue Ridge, GA; Betty Roper, of Resaca, GA; Lorene Taylor, of Morganton, GA; and Hattie Hixon, of Dalton, GA; brother, Jesse Payne of Blairsville; six grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, July 20, 1996 at 11 a.m. from New Harmony Baptist Church with Rev. Willis Garrett and Rev. Horace Potts officiating.  Specially selected music was presented by Linda and Sylvan Pickelsimer.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Hubert Shook, Bo Conley, Alvin Garrett, Dorsey Dockery, Jerry Hood, and Anthony Garrett.  Interment was in New Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of arrangements.                     

The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512


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



July 24, 1996                             Page 5B


robert ty cobb


            Robert Ty Cobb, age 69, of Blairsville, GA., died Friday, July 19, 1996, in a Union County, GA, hospital.

Mr. Cobb was a native of Kern County, California, but had been a resident and dairy farmer in the Dooley Community since February of 1953.  He was a U. S. Army Air Corp. Veteran.  Mr. Cobb was a member of Dooley Lodge #367 of Blairsville, GA., he served on the Board of Directors of the First Union Bank, he taught school from 1955 to 1959 at Murphy High School, and was of the Methodist faith.  He was the son of the late John Shaffer and Hazel Christine Jacobson Cobb. 

            He is survived by his wife, Royna Mae Coe Cobb; three sons, Robert Ty Cobb, Jr., John Roy Cobb, and Christopher B. Cobb, of Blairsville, GA.; one brother, Johnny B. Cobb of California, one sister, Juanita Hudson of Ontario, CA.; three grandsons, Robert Ty Cob III, Richard Craig Cobb, and Johnathan Wallace Cobb.

            Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 22, 1996, at the Townson Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy, NC.  Rev. James Brock and Rev. Jerry Young officiated.  Burial was in the Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery.  Masonic members of Dooley Lodge #367 served as pallbearers and conducted Masonic Graveside Rites.

            Memorials may be made to the Masonic Home of Georgia.

            Townson Rose Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

            This notice courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home.