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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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July 30, 1997     Page 3B

 

mr. george wilson bristol

 

            Mr. George Wilson Bristol, age 84, of Blairsville, GA, died Friday, July 18, 1997 in a Union County Hospital. 

He was a native of Clay County, NC, and was a retired school teacher with forty-one years of service.  He also worked on the Manhattan Project at Oak Ridge, Tennessee.  He was a loyal Atlanta Braves baseball fan and enjoyed all other types of athletics.  He was the son of the late Samuel Johnson and Nina Irene Evans Bristol.

Mr. Bristol is survived by one son, Jennings W. Bristol of Powder Springs, GA; four daughters, Gloria B. Deaton of Hiawassee, GA., Sandra B. Brancel of Blairsville, GA., Judith B. Tyner of Las Vegas, NV., and Elizabeth B. Malte of Marietta, GA.; four brothers, William J. Bristol of Springfield, OR., Edgar B. Bristol of Dunellon, (sic) FL., Zane F. Bristol of east Point, GA., and Richard Bristol of Hayesville, NC.; one sister, Nancy B. Young of Dunwoody, GA.; eleven grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, July 20, 1997 at the Townson Rose Frank Rose, Sr. memorial Chapel in Hayesville, NC.  Eulogies were given by Jennings W. Bristol, Bill gray, and Howard W. Brancel.  Burial was in Hayesville Methodist Cemetery.  Pallbearers were: Jennings Bristol, Randy Bristol, Todd Bristol, Richard Bristol, Zane Bristol, and Arnold Abernathy.  Honorary pallbearers were Ben Neece, Gary Callahan and William Cheek.

The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, July 19, 1997 at the Townson Rose Chapel in Hayesville, NC. 

Townson Rose Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.             


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July 30, 1997     Page 3B

 

mrs. helen faye collins brown

 

            Mrs. Helen Faye Collins Brown, age 71, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 1997. 

Mrs. Brown was born in Union County, Georgia on April 1, 1926, a daughter of the late James Vester Collins and Nellie Gillispie Collins.  She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of this area.  Mrs. Brown was instrumental in the organizing of Union-Towns Training Center, now knows as Trackrock Industries.  She was also active in her community as a caregiver.

            Surviving are her husband, Johnny Brown, of Blairsville; daughter and son-in-law, Gwen and Earl Odom, of Blairsville; son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Norma Brown, of Blairsville; son and daughter-in-law, Dale and Kathy Brown, of Gainesville; daughter and son-in-law, Rachel and Charles Brackett, of Blairsville; and son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Ida Brown of Dahlonega, GA.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ford and Ruth Collins of Lula, GA., and Gene and Ellen Collins of Blairsville; 12 grandchildren and 3 great granddaughters also survive.

            Funeral services were held Friday, July 25, 1997 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Waymon Lovell and Rev. Ronnie Abernathy officiating.  Music was presented by the Combined Choirs of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and Old Liberty Baptist Church.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Truett Brackett, Bill Jackson, Ed Rohrbaugh, Steve Odom, Jason Martin, and Eugene Pope.    Interment was in  Old Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.  If you wish, memorials may be made to Trackrock Industries.  Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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Blairsville, GA  30512

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July 30, 1997     Page 3B

 

mr. prince l. byers

 

            Mr. Prince L. Byers, age 74, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, July 7, 1997 in Union County Nursing Home in Blairsville. 

Mr. Byers was born in Fannin County, Georgia, on April 7, 1923, a son of the late Fitzhugh Byers and Delia Lance Byers.  He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II.  Mr. Byers was a carpenter and was lifelong resident of this area.  He was a member of Confidence Methodist Church and was also a member of Allegheny Masonic Lodge #114, F&AM.  In 1992, a son, Randy Byers, preceded him in death. 

            Surviving are son, Daniel L. Byers of Hiram, GA.; daughter, Donna Dyer of Blairsville; son, Ken Byers of Marietta; son, Gene Cook of Blairsville; brother, Carl Byers of Blairsville; 11 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 9, 1997 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Helton officiating.  Special music was presented by Mary and Steve Newton.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Scott Byers, Sean Byers, Tim Cook, Jack Byers, Matt Cook, Raymond Byers, and Carlton Byers.  Interment was in Toccoa Baptist Church Cemetery.  

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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July 30, 1997     Page 3B

 

mr. sidney olvier hazzard

 

            Mr. Sidney Oliver Hazzard, age 78, of Helen, Georgia, formerly of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 1997 at his home. 

Mr. Hazzard was a native of Connecticut, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.  He was a member of Mtn. Presbyterian Church and was Past President of Brasstown Bald Chapter of N.A.R.F.E.  He was also a member of Washington Lodge, #5 of North Kingston, Rhode Island. 

            Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Hazzard, of the home; three children, Russell Hazzard of Goldsboro, N.C., Hollie Hazzard Smith of glen (sic), N.H., and randy Hazzard of South Attleboro, Rhode Island, three grandchildren also survive.

            Memorial services are scheduled for Thursday, July 31, 1997 at 2 p.m. from Mtn. Presbyterian Church with rev. Travis Adams officiating. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.    


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July 30, 1997     Page 3B

 

mr. walter carlton langford

 

            Mr. Walter Carlton Langford, age 36, of Blairsville, Georgia, died Friday, July 25, 1997.  He was the son of Irene H. and the late Howard Langford of Blairsville, GA.  He was a former employee of The Triangle in Winder.  He graduated in 1980 from Winder-Barrow High School. 

            Surviving are three brothers, Eddie, Gary, and Greg Langford, all of Winder, GA.; a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

            Memorial services were held Monday, July 28, 1997 at the Memory Chapel of Smith Funeral Home, Winder GA.  Officiating was Rev. James W. Geer. 

           


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July 30, 1997     Page 3B

 

mrs. betty williams richardson

 

            Mrs. Betty Williams Richardson, age 72, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, July 25, 1997 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.  Mrs. Richardson was a native of South Carolina, and was a homemaker.  She was born on January 14, 1925, a daughter of the late Coleman Osborne Williams, and Myrtle Brown Williams.  Mrs. Richardson had lived in this area since 1987, coming here from Columbia, S.C.  She was a member of Coosa Methodist Church. 

            Surviving are son, James B. Richardson, Jr.; a daughter, Deborah R. Fletcher, both of Columbia, S.C.; brother, Coleman Williams, Jr., of Montgomery, AL.; and brother, Dr. Fred Williams of Blairsville; two grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Monday, July 28 1997 at 2 p.m. from Dunbar Funeral Home in Columbia from their Devine Street Chapel.  Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery in Columbia. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.