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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA 30512

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August 1, 2012                                 Page 14A

 

nan craven holt

 

           Mrs. Nan Craven Holt, age 74, of Holt Road, Blairsville, passed away on Monday, July 23, 2012 in Marietta, GA following an extended illness. Mrs. Holt was born on January 29, 1938 in Tallapoosa, GA, the daughter of the late Acca Craven and the late Bernice Bagwell Craven. Nan was a loving mother, sister, aunt and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband, William "Lee" Holt in 2000. Mrs. Holt was of the Methodist faith.

           Surviving Mrs. Holt are one son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Tina Holt of Ellijay, GA, one sister and brother-in-law, Ann and Joe Rogers of Marietta, three grandchildren, Arden, Brooke and William Lee Holt III, nephew and niece-in-law, Joe Jr. and Tammy Rogers of Marietta, many other relatives and friends also survive.

           Funeral services were held on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 11 a.m. from the Shady Grove United Methodist Church with Dr. Fred Lodge officiating. Special music was presented by Carolyn Filer. Interment followed in the Shady Grove Church Cemetery where she will rest next to her beloved husband, Lee. The family met with friends at the church on Tuesday from 10-11 a.m. In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the Shady Grove Methodist Church Cemetery Fund in Mrs. Holtís memory.

           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


Nan Craven Holt


NAN C. HOLT
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The North Georgia News

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david andrew powell

 

           Mr. David Andrew Powell Jr. age 81 of Liberty Hill Rd., Blairsville passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2012 in the Chatuge Nursing Home following an extended illness. Mr. Powell was born on August 7, 1930 in Vicennes, IN, the son of the late David A. Powell Sr. and the late Ethel Blanchard Powell. He was a veteran of the US Army of the Korean War. David enjoyed training animals and raising cattle. He was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great grandfather. He was preceded in death by two brothers, William Lee and Delbert Powell and one sister, Grace Roberson. Mr. Powell was of the Christian faith.

           Surviving Mr. Powell are his loving wife of seventeen years, Vendetta Rogers Powell of Blairsville, six children, Dan and Lynn Powell of Blairsville, Jim and Amber Powell and Dallas Powell of Ninevah, IN, Deanna and Jeff Nance of Campbelltown, IN, Debbie Fishback of Coccamo, IN, Denise Powell of Vincenes, (sic) IN, four step-children, Danny and Jenny Holt, Mel and Christine (Waters) Holt, Nita Hollaway and Bobby and Tina Rogers all of Blairsville, one sister, Melbadean Williams of Vincennes, IN, twelve grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren, seven step great- grandchildren, two great-great-great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

           A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to your favorite humane society in memory of Mr. Powell.

           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


David Andrew Powell


DAVID ANDREW POWELL
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bob lewis huggins

 

           Mr. Bob Lewis Huggins age 80 of Kiutuestia Creek Rd., Blairsville passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2012 at his home following an extended illness. Mr. Huggins was born on June 12, 1932 in Union County, the son of the late John H. Huggins and the late Octavia Amanda Walker Huggins. Bob retired in 1994 from Lockheed Martin as a machinist. He was a veteran of the US Army of the Korean War. He served as Chaplin with the North Georgia Honor Guard for the past several years and had been a member since 1995. He was a member of the American Legion. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Ruth Perkins Huggins in 2001. Bob was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and was attending Harmony Grove Baptist Church.

           Surviving Mr. Huggins are one daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie and Donald Jones of Blairsville, two sons and daughters-in-law, Kevin and Susan Huggins of Duluth, GA, Johnny and Tammy Huggins of Clayton, GA, three step-sons, Ed and Linda Rich of Uharlee, GA, Ron Rich of Blairsville, Bobby Dyer of Blairsville, one step-daughter, Ellen Dillinger of Blue Ridge, one brother and sister-in-law, James R. and Earlene Huggins of Bristol, VA, grandchildren, Mike Rich, Jamey Mull, Jodie Poteete, Scott Rich, Derrick and Lauren Dillinger, Sheena Jones, Lori Smith, Cory Huggins, Jenna Huggins, Shauna Jones, Kile Jones, Tristan Huggins and Chason Huggins, great grandchildren, Taylor Mull, Bradley Puccio, Braden Poteete, Kamryn Mull, Aiden Jones, Konner Peek, Kooper Peek, Carson Rich, Jax Dillinger, Braxton Jones, Channing Jones and Parker Dillinger. Many other relatives and friends also survive.

           Funeral services were held on Wednesday July 25, 2012 at 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Stacy Dyer officiating. Special music was presented by the Harmony Grove Baptist Church Music Ministry. The following gentleman served as pallbearers, Mike Rich, Jamey Mull, Scott Rich, Tristan and Chason Huggins, Derrick Dillinger, Cory Huggins, Kile Jones, Bradley Puccio, Bobby Dyer and Ron Rich. Serving as honorary pallbearers were members of the North Georgia Honor Guard. Interment followed in the Old Union Baptist Church Cemetery. The family met with friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6-8 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


Bob Lewis Huggins


BOB LEWIS HUGGINS
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August 1, 2012                                 Page 15A

 

eva nell holbrooks smith

 

              Eva Nell Holbrooks Smith, 60, of 150 Rose Garden Circle, Westminster, SC, wife of Billy Maynard Smith who was formerly of the Love Springs Community, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at her residence.

           Born in Blairsville, GA to the late C.A. and Bertha Holbrooks, she was employed with Dunlop and was a member of Old Country Church.

           Survivors in addition to her husband include a son, Carlton Enloe of Walhalla; daughter, Michelle Denny of Westminster; stepson, Billy Smith of Abilene, Texas; stepdaughter, Erica Witzke of Columbus, GA; brothers, Quinton and Ted Holbrooks; and sisters, Leon (sic) Hunter, Joyce Teague, Phyllis Fuller, Lavada Cheek, and Reeda Fay Kelley; 4 grandchildren, James and Nicholas Enloe and Kaley and Karen Denny; 3 step-grandchildren, Madison, Lawrence, and David Witzke; and two great-grandchildren.

           In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Calvin Holbrooks; and her niece, Stephanie Teague Sharrock.

           A funeral service was held 2 p.m. on Friday, July 20, 2012 from the chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. Burial followed in Heritage Memorial Gardens. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, July 19, 2012 at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed online by visiting www.sandiferfuneralhome.com

           This notice is a courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville; Sandifer Funeral Home of Westminster, SC, is assisting the family.  


Eva Nell Holbrooks Smith

   EVA NELL HOLBROOKS SMITH
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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA 30512

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August 1, 2012                                 Page 15A

 

delores roena michael

 

           Mrs. Delores Roena Michael age 87 of Town Creek School Rd., Blairsville passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at her home following an extended illness. Mrs. Michael was born on March 29, 1925 in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of the late Edmond Lacey Turner and the late Roena Andrews Turner. Mrs. Michael had retired in 1980 as a teacher with the Ritenour Jr. High School with over twenty-five years of service. Delores always had a green thumb and loved gardening. She was a member of the Blairsville Garden Club. She was a world traveler, traveling to many countries around the globe. She was a loving mother, sister, aunt and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Michael Sr. on June 24, 2012 and by a brother, Jim Turner. Mrs. Michael was a member of Coosa United Methodist Church.

           Surviving Mrs. Michael are one son and daughter-in-law, Harold "Mike" and Loretta Michael Jr. of Statesville, NC, one daughter and son-in-law, Mary Wangersheim of Fallbrook, CA, one brother and sister-in-law, Doug and Laura Lee Turner of Clover, SC, two grandchildren, Rachel and Amanda Wangersheim, several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

           A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the Coosa United Methodist Church in memory of Mrs. Michael.

           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


Delores Roena Michael


DELORES ROENA MICHAEL
    Courtesy of Mountain View Funeral Home