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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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July 27, 2011                             Page 14A

 

mary helen bryson

 

Mrs. Mary Helen Bryson, age 70, of Hedge Lane, Blairsville, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2011 at her home following an extended illness.  Mrs. Bryson was born on Feb. 11, 1941 in Fannin County, the daughter of the late Harvey Allen and the late Laurie Cole Allen.  She was a lifelong resident of Union County.  Mary enjoyed reading and sewing.  She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ward Bryson in 2006, a son, Michael Bryson in 2003, two brothers, Hank and Dewey Allen, two sisters, Bonnie Fortenberry and Pauline Priest.  Mrs. Bryson was a member of Bunker Hill Baptist Church.

Surviving Mrs. Bryson are two daughters, Cindy Bryson of Blairsville and Janice Bryson of St. Augustine, FL, three sisters and brothers-in-law, Willie and Arlen Bentley of Pikesville, KY, Lorene and Eugene Franklin of Blairsville, Beulah and George Hooks of Knoxville, TN, one brother, Clifford Allen of South Gate, MI, nine grandchildren, Matthew and Amanda Patterson, Heather and Marshall Cornett, Amanda Griffin, Brittney Cobb, Steven Beaver, Joshua, Dustin, Justin and Kristen Bryson, ten great-grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, July 24, 2011 at 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Buck Dills officiating.  Special music was presented by Josh Dills.  The following gentleman served as pallbearers, Arnold Patterson, Matt Patterson, Marshall Cornett, Joe Ivester, Steven Beaver and brad (sic) Earls.  Interment followed in the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Saturday evening 6-9 p.m.

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


Mary Helen Bryson


MARY HELEN BRYSON
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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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July 27, 2011                             Page 14A

 

caroline rose reader

 

Mrs. Caroline Rose Reader, age 80, of Doefield St., Canton, GA, formerly of Blairsville, passed away on Monday, July 18, 2011 in Marietta following an extended illness.  Mrs. Reader was born on July 7, 1931 in Louisville, KY, the daughter of the late Everett Henry Long and the late Viola Cooper Long.  Caroline had lived in the Blairsville area from 1983-2005 before moving to Canton to be with her son.  While living in Blairsville she had worked at McDonalds for several years.  She had taught Sunday School at Bellview Methodist Church and also at the First Baptist Church in Atlanta.  She was a devout servant to her Lord and was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Percy George Reader in 2002, four sisters and one brother.  Mrs. Reader was a member of the First Baptist Church in Atlanta.

Surviving Mrs. Reader are two sons, Mark Powers of Canton, Stephen Powers of Canton, two grandchildren, Matthew Dewayne Powers and Rachel Jean Powers both of Canton, GA, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday July 20, 2011 at 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Steve Rhoten officiating.  Special music was presented by Martha Davenport.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Ronnie McDonald, David Darnell, Todd Darnell, Tom Johnson and Mark Powers.  Interment followed in the Holly Hill Cemetery.  The family met with at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6-9 p.m.

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


Caroline Rose Reader


CAROLINE ROSE READER
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Blairsville, GA  30512

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July 27, 2011                             Page 14A

 

jenelle ellen goldin

 

Mrs. Jenelle Ellen Goldin age 61 of Bud Mason Road, Blairsville passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2011 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta following an extended illness. Mrs. Goldin was born on July 18, 1949 in Atlanta, GA, the daughter of the late James Thomas Goldin and the late Martha Mae Powell Goldin.  Jenelle had retired in 2000 as a caseworker with the Department of Human Resources with over thirty-one years of service.  She had moved to Blairsville from Atlanta in 2004.  Mrs. Goldin was of the Presbyterian faith.

Surviving Mrs. Goldin are one brother and sister-in-law, Dale and Janine Goldin of Melbourne Beach, FL, three nieces, Kimberly Komenda of Ballground, GA, Laura Komenda and Victoria Komenda both of Melbourne Beach, FL, several cousins, aunts, uncles, many other relatives and friends also survive.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday July 23, 2011 at 2 p.m. from the Epworth United Methodist Church on McClendon Avenue in Atlanta with the Rev. Wendall Rush officiating.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the Humane Society or to S.A.F.E. in memory of Mrs. Goldin.

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


Jenelle Ellen Goldin


JENELLE ELLEN GOLDIN
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mae floyd mckenzie stephens

 

            Mae Floyd McKenzie Stephens died on May 29, 2011.  Some of her first family’s names were not included the first time this was printed in the newspapers.

Mae Floyd McKenzie was born December 25, 1919 in the Hiwassee Dam area of North Carolina to the late John Wesley Floyd (deceased May 26, 1954) and Nora Melissa Crain Floyd (deceased April 6, 1977).  Mae was preceded in death by her first husband John David McKenzie on May 24, 1959; brothers, George W. Floyd (December 26, 1958), Clyde H. Floyd (May 22, 2001), Paul W. Floyd (April 8, 2001); and sister, Gladys Walls (March 5, 2020), all from the Hiwassee Dam area of North Carolina.

Mae and John McKenzie are survived by daughter, Gwyneth “Gwyn” Murphy and Joe Yaita, Hiwassee Dam area; brothers, Ernest and Casteel Casey Floyd, Hiwassee Dam area; grandchildren and families: Sleana and Jackie Cook and daughters, Whitney and Chelsey; David and Mary Murphy and daughters, Faith and Jaiden; Lisa and Michael Renbarger and children, Jeremy and Morgan; Shirley and Casey Bryson and children, Tyler, amber and Logan, all from Blairsville, GA.

Mae McKenzie was remarried to Mitchell Stephens in 1958.  Mae’s name became Willa Mae Stephens.  Willa Mae moved to Blairsville, GA in 1958 and raised her second family.  Willa Mae and Mitchell had two daughters, Linda Gail Stephens (deceased in 2010) and Gizelle Thomas, and granddaughter Brittany.





The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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July 27, 2011                             Page 14A

 

beverly jean moore

 

Mrs. Beverly Jean Moore, age 86, of Meadowood Lane, Blairsville, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2011 in the Union County Nursing Home following an extended illness.  Mrs. Moore was born on Feb. 6, 1925 in Syracuse, NY, the daughter of the late Ray W. Tryon and the late Grace McKinney Tryon.  She was the owner and president of Moore Industrial Tooling for over forty-five years.  Beverly was a Pink Lady at the Orange Regional Medical Center.  While living in Blairsville she attended the Unity Church of the Mountains.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Percy Lee Moore in 1980.  She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother.  Beverly was a member, Elder and recipient of the Women of the Church  Lifetime Award at Parklake Presbyterian Church in Orlando, FL.

Surviving Mrs. Moore are one daughter, Beverly Moore and her partner Richard Gibson of Blairsville, two sons and three daughters-in-law, Jim and Xandy Moore of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Dan Moore and his partner, Susan Stoddard of Orlando, FL, Debbie Snipes of Orlando, Debbie Moore of Ashville, NC, one sister, Peggy Tryon of Blairsville, five grandchildren, Michael Lee Smith, Jimmy Moore, Chris Moore, Adam Moore and Abby Moore Skinner, two great-grandchildren, Austin Lee Moore and Colton Alexander Moore, many other relatives and friends also survive.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the Park Lake Presbyterian Church with Helen and Dan Debevoise officiating.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to Park Lake Presbyterian Church or to Georgia Mtn. Hospice in memory of Mrs. Moore.

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


Beverly Jean Moore


BEVERLY JEAN MOORE
    Courtesy of Mountain View Funeral Home