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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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August 2, 1995                           Page 6B

 

frank sylvester ford

 

            Mr. Frank Sylvester Ford, Jr. 73, of Blairsville passed away July 31, 1995.  Mr. Ford was born in Lititz, Pennsylvania, July 3, 1922, the son of the late Frank S. and Laura (Sturgis) Ford.

            Mr. Ford graduated from Reading High School, attended the University of Illinois, University of Chicago, Perdue University, Liberty Bible college, receiving a ThD. from the Trinity Hall College and Seminary; a LHD degree from the Harvest Christian College and Seminary.

            Mr. Ford served in the 2nd Infantry Division, Army Specialized Training Program, 76th Infantry Division, CO C, 304th Regiment, Infantry Combat Scout, European Theatre.

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Florence Margaret Ness Ford of the home; daughters: JoAnn F. Lowell, wife of Robert Lowell, Blairsville, GA; Jeanne F. Perry, Blairsville, GA; Joyce E. Ford, wife of James Riddle, Winona, MN; grandchildren: Julianna Morton, Christian McCarty, Kate Lowell, Molly Lowell, Ned Lowell, Laura Riddle-Ford, Sonja Riddle-Ford, and Kelly Perry.

            Mr. Ford was a member of: The Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 11, Blairsville; The American Legion, Post 56, Lititz, PA; The American Legion, Posts 121, Blairsville; Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 7394, Blairsville; AMVETS, State of Georgia; North Georgia Honor Guard; Assoc. Nationale des Anciens Forces Francaises; 2nd Infantry Division Assoc.; 76th Infantry Division Assoc.; 304 Infantry Regiment Assoc.; Marine Corps League Unicoi, Hiawassee; American Ministerial Assoc.   

            Memorial services will be held Friday, August 4th at 4:00 PM at the House of Prayer.  Interment in the Holly Hill Cemetery located on the Ford Mountain Road, just off the Richard Russell Scenic Highway, with the North Georgia Honor Guard officiating. 

            In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Frank S. Ford, Jr. to the House of Prayer Church for the Christian Life Center, P.O. Box 1475, Blairsville, GA 30512.

            Banister Funeral Home of Hiawassee is in charge of arrangements.

           


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August 2, 1995                           Page 6B

 

mrs. alice lillian lock

 

            Mrs. Alice Lillian Lock 73, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, July 30, 1995 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

            Mrs. Lock was born in Providence, Rhode Island on December 10, 1921.  She was a homemaker.  Mrs. Lock was a resident of Brevard County, Florida from 1949 to 1985, and moved to Blairsville in 1985.  She was a member of the Emblem Club with the Elks Club.  Mrs. Lock was a member of Ivy Log Baptist Church in Blairsville.

            Surviving are her husband of forty two years, Mr. Armond D. Lock, of Blairsville; three children: son, Leo F. Emond, of Laurel, Maryland; son, Brian K. Lock, of West Melbourne, Florida and son, Donald w. Lock, of Palm Bay, Florida; five grandchildren; and a brother, George Smith, of East Greenwich, Rhode Island.

            Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 3, 1995 at 10:00 a.m. from Brownlie-Maxwell Chapel in Melbourne, Florida. 

            Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home of Melbourne, Florida in charge of arrangements and this notice is a courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.

             
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August 2, 1995                           Page 7B

 

ida nix dyer

 

            Mrs. Ida Nix Dyer, age 85, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, July 23, 1995 in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta.

            Mrs. Dyer was the daughter of the late James and Margaret Ruth Hunter Dyer.  She was born in Union County on November 20, 1909.  Mrs. Dyer was a homemaker and the widow of the late John Franklin Dyer.  A lifelong resident of this area, Mrs. Dyer was a member of Pinetop Baptist church.

            Surviving are three daughters, Dorothy Dyer and Lavada Hood, both of Blairsville and Paulette Ramsey f Cumming, GA; five sons, Wayne Dyer, Crett Dyer, Russell Dyer, and Mike Dyer, all of Blairsville, and Lewis Dyer of Gainesville; sixteen grandchildren and ten great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Monday, July 24, 1995 at 2 p.m. from Pinetop Baptist Church with Rev. Henry Loggins and Rev. Tom Smith officiating.  Music was presented by Susie  Phillips, Louise DeLong, and Sarah Kelley.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Tim Dyer, Ivan Dyer, Kenny Dyer, Scott Dyer, Robert Dyer, Danny Dyer, Max Hood and Calvin Hood.  Interment was in Pinetop Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           


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August 2, 1995                           Page 7B

 

mr. wiley james wells

 

            Mr. Wiley James Wells, age 54, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, July 22, 1995 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

            Mr. Wells was born November 2, 1940 in Haywood County, North Carolina, a son of the late Robert B. Wells and Rosa T. Trull Wells.  He had lived in this area for several years, and was employed at Greiling Farms.  Mr. Wells was of the Baptist Faith.

            Survivors include two brothers, Ervin Wells of Blairsville and Mingus Wells of Canton, NC; five sisters, Bertha Haney of Buffalo, SC, Ruby Strickland of Asheville, NC, Belle Wells and Hazel Wells, both of Canton, NC and Connie Hayes of Stewart, FL. 

            Funeral services were held Monday, July 24, 1995 at 4 p.m. from the chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Tommy Jones and Rev. Raymond White officiating.  Special music was presented by Robert Sosebee.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Harold Wells, Bill Haney, Emmett Payne, Jeff Hopper, Mark Wells, and J.M. Grizzel.  Interment was in Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           


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August 2, 1995                           Page 7B

 

eulas lee chambers

 

            Mr. Eulas Lee Chambers born May 7, 1917 died March 27, 1995.  He was a native of Union County.  The son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Chambers.  He had lived the last 50 years in Detroit, MI.  He retired from General Motors, a Veteran of World War II, a 50 year member of Young Cane Lodge 597, Blairsville, and of the Baptist Faith.   

            Surviving are his wife, Emma Barrett Chambers; two sons: Robert and Randal Chambers, Detroit, MI; one daughter, Patti Chambers, Detroit, MI; two brothers: Julius and Vernon Chambers, Blairsville, GA.  Four sisters: Bonnie Harkins, Atlanta, GA; Eula Grace Stanislorski, Flat Rock, MI; Betty Gray, Blairsville, GA, Connie Akins, Maryville, TN; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Dollie Chambers, Marietta GA.  Six grand children and many nieces and nephews.

            Funeral services were held March 30th at 8 PM at Harry J. Will Funeral Home Chapel.  Rev. Robert D. White officiating.  Burial in the Battle Creek Military Cemetery in Michigan.

 


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August 2, 1995                           Page 7B

 

bertah phillips

 

            Mrs. Bertha Phillips. 77 of Young Harris, Georgia, passed away Friday, July 28, 1995 in Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia.

            Mrs. Phillips was born in Union County, Georgia, on September 16, 1917, a daughter of the late Arthur Henderson and Inkabo Grant Henderson.  She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of this area.  Mrs. Phillips was a member of Gumlog Baptist Church.  Preceding her in death were two brothers: Frank and Herbert Henderson; and two sons, Cecil and Charles Phillips.

            Surviving are her husband, Mr. Joe Phillips of Blairsville; two sons: Hal Phillips, of Young Harris, and Troy Phillips, of Blairsville; a daughter, Charlotte Murphy of Blairsville; two brothers: Wayne and Oscar Henderson, both of Blairsville, and two sisters: Pauline Young of Blairsville and Ruby Martin of Ducktown, Tennessee; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, July 30, 1995 at 2:30 PM from Ebenezer Baptist Church with Rev. Burline Thomason and rev. Jimmy Rogers officiating.  Providing music for the service were the Masters.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Mark Phillips, Junior Phillips, Tony Hunter, Junior Akins, Ronald Phillips, and Roy Phillips.  Interment was in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.