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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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July 29, 1998                 Page 4B

 

mr. richard stanley jenkins

 

            Mr. Richard Stanley Jenkins, age 60, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, July 20, 1998 at his home, following an extended illness. 

            Mr. Jenkins was born in Etowah County, Alabama on Monday, March 21, 1938, a son of the late Lonnie Jenkins and Irene Smith Jenkins.  He was a veteran of the US Navy, and had been employed with building construction.  Mr. Jenkins had lived in this area since 1983, coming here from Gadsden, Alabama.

Surviving are his wife, Gaynelle, of Blairsville; daughters: Terri Johnson, of Albertville, Alabama; Karen Riddlespur, of Marietta, GA; and Robin Crawford, of Gadsden; son Richard Dale Jenkins, of Gadsden; step-son, Michael Rogers, of Kennesaw, GA; brothers: James, George, Doug and Steve Jenkins, all of Gadsden; sisters: Betty Weatherby, of Gadsden, Lucy Brandt, of Lawrenceville, GA, and Gail Chumm, of Smyrna, GA; 7 grandchildren, and a step grandchild also survive, along with many friends an other relatives.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 22, 1998 at 4 p.m. from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Eddie herring officiating.  Special music was presented by Mike Johnston, with the following gentlemen serving as pallbearers: Sam Robert and Tony Guy, Edgar Lee, Chad Smith, and Michael Rogers.  Interment was in Crestwood Cemetery, in Gadsden, Alabama, with Cochran Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


The North Georgia News

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July 29, 1998                 Page 4B

 

mrs. joyce holland sampson

 

            Mrs. Holland, age 67, of Blairsville, GA died Thursday, July 23, 1998 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta, GA.  Mrs. Holland was born in Waycross, GA on march 30, 1931, the daughter of Wiley Julian Holland, Sr. and Carol (Cannon) Holland.  She married Charles Edward Sampson in June 1950 in Thomasville, GA.

            She worked for 25 years at Southern Bell, went to the First Baptist Church of Blairsville, graduated from Thomasville High School in 1950, was a Thomasville native, long-time resident of Miami, FL, and retired to Blairsville. GA.

            She was preceded in death by a son, Charles Edward Sampson, Jr.  She is survived by her husband, Charles Edward Sampson of Blairsville, GA; sons and daughter-in-laws: Alton and Patricia Sampson of Thomasville, GA and Bryan and Kelly Sampson of Blairsville, GA; grandson/adopted son, Dustin Sampson of Blairsville, GA; grandson, Nicholas Sampson of Thomasville, GA; sisters: Jean DuPre of Thomasville, GA and Martha Ann Paramore of Young Harris, GA; and brother, Julian Holland of Alexandria, VA.

            The funeral was held at Dawson Street Baptist Church on Saturday, July 25th at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Don McMillan and the Rev. Dr. William Connell officiating.  Interment was in the Laurel Hill Cemetery.  Allen & Allen Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


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July 29, 1998                 Page 4B

 

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, GA.

            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 her 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 stepchildren: Gail Skinner and Sandy Jackson, both of Powder Springs, GA; Nellie Jackson of Memphis, TN; Bill Jackson of Louisville, TX; and Bryon Jackson, of jasper, AL; nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 15, 1998 at 11 a.m. from Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eddie Herring and Rev. 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 in charge of arrangements. 


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July 29, 1998                 Page 4B

 

mrs. minnie glenora howland

 

            Mrs. Minnie Glenora Howland, age 96, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, July 21, 1998 in Blairsville.

            Mrs. Howland was born in Pierce county, North Dakota on Sunday June 29, 1902, a daughter of the late Clarence McGrew and Cora Kraut McGrew.  She was the widow of the late John Benjamin Howland.

            Surviving are her son-in-law, Gene Sanderlin, of California; grandchildren, Christine Harkins, of Blairsville, and Jeffrey Sanderlin, of Cocoa Florida; and great-grandchildren, Call Pollard, Jeffrey Sanderlin, Zona and Christopher Sanderlin.

Cochran Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 


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July 29, 1998                 Page 4B

 

mrs. alwayne stalcup martin

 

            Mrs. Alwayne Stalcup Martin, age 87, of Blairsville, GA passed away Friday, July 24, 1998 in Winder, GA following an extended illness.

            Mrs. Martin was born in Cherokee County, NC, on Saturday, March 11, 1911, a daughter of the late Alexander Richardson Stalcup and Ada Haney Stalcup.  She was a homemaker and had lived in this area for most of her life.  Mrs. Martin had been preceded in death by her husband, Frank Martin, St., in 1987, and her son, Frank Mrtin, Jr., in 1997.  She was of the Methodist faith.

            Surviving are her sons: Jack Martin of Blairsville, GA and Samuel martin of Lyman, SC; daughters: Dolores Upchurch of Decatur, GA, Mary Groves of Monroe, Ga and Dot McKie of Lawrenceville, GA; sisters: Ira Chastain of Murphy, NC, Fannie Smart of Hayesville, NC, and Juanita Thomas of Akron, OH; brothers: Horace Stalcup of Murphy, NC, Lake Stalcup of Akron, OH and Charles Stalcup of oak Ridge, OR; 7 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, and other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held Sunday, July 26, 1998 from the chapel of the Cochran Funeral Home in Blairsville with the Rev. Horace Potts officiating.  Specially selected music was presented by Ken and Elaine Young.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: D.L. martin, Gary Groves, George Bairaktaris, Edward Sexton, Leroy Stalcup, and Charles Hemphill.  Interment was in martin Family Cemetery in Blairsville.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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July 29, 1998                 Page 4B

 

mr. earl j. sherman

 

            Mr. Earl J. Sherman, age 87, of Blairsville, GA and Miami, FL died Saturday, July 25, 1998 in a Murphy medical center.  A native of Kansas City, MO, he moved to Miami in 1944.  In 1980, he became a seasonal resident of Blairsville, GA.  He was the son of the late James M. and Martha Ann Scott Sherman.  He was a veteran of the US Army Medical Corp.  He was a latter carrier for 40 years with the US Postal Service in Miami.  He was a member of Rader Memorial Methodist Church in Miami, FL.

            He was preceded in death by a great-grandson, John Ryan Nelson, who died in 1995.

            Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Ethel W. Sherman; a daughter, Sandra S. Shenkmen and husband, Steve, of Miami; a son, Gary W. Sherman and wife, Carolyn, of West Palm beach, FL; a sister Vivan Heiney and husband, Lewis, or Texas; three grandchildren, Kristin N. Siros and husband, Don, of Columbus, SC, John Scott Nelson and wife, Tina, of Italy, and Eric M. Sherman of West Palm Beach, FL; and a great-granddaughter, Hannah M. Nelson of Italy.

Memorial services at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 28 in Zion Methodist Church in Blairsville, GA with the Revs. Dan Savage and Greg Wood officiating.  A memorial service is also planned for a later date in Miami, FL.

The family requests no flowers, please.

Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy in charge of arrangements.