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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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August 6, 1997               Page 5B

 

mr. james a. brackett, jr.

 

            Mr. James A. Brackett, Jr., age 66, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, July 27, 1997 in Rabun County, Georgia, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. 

Mr. Brackett was born in Union County, Georgia, on December 3, 1930, a son of the late James Augustus Brackett, Sr. and Lennie Hatchett Brackett.  He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of the Korean War.  Mr. Brackett was a lifelong resident of this area and was the owner of Brackett’s Auto and Parts Company.  He was a member of First United Methodist church (sic) and also a member of the Board of Directors of Union County Bank.  Mr. Brackett was preceded in death by a son, James Cecil Brackett, in 1972. 

            Surviving are his wife, Dobie Brackett, of the home; daughters, Danita Stephens, Dinah Carter, Dana Brackett, and Dale Dyer, all of Blairsville; brother, Max Brackett of Blairsville; and sister, Voe Henderson of Marietta; eight grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 29, 1997 at 2 p.m. from First United Methodist Church of Union County with Rev. Robert Passmore officiating.  The Eulogy was presented by Jimmy Tallent and Tom Gilliland.  Mrs. Elizabeth Plott presented the music.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Jamie Tallent, Mark Dockery, Roy Lynch, Earl Sullivan, Eddie Partin, and Ivan Phillips.  Serving as honorary escort to the family was directors and officers of Union County Bank and friends.  Interment was in  Providence Methodist Church Cemetery with military honors by The North Georgia Honor Guard.  

            If you wish, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 859 Hwy. 515, Blairsville, GA. 30512, towards the purchase of a new van for the youth.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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August 6, 1997               Page 5B

 

mrs. roena turnerr

 

            Mrs. Roena Turner, 89, of Blairsville, Georgia, passes (sic) away Friday, July 25, 1997 in Union County Nursing Home in Blairsville. 

Mrs. Turner was born August 12, 1907 in Crawford County, Missouri a daughter of the late Gilbert Monroe Andrews and Luticia Ann Turner Andrews.  Mrs. Turner had been a part time resident of Blairsville for many years.  Her other resident was in Stuart, Florida, where she was a member of the Stuart First Methodist Church.  When in Blairsville, Mrs. Turner attended Coosa Methodist Church. 

Survivors include a daughter, Delores Michael, of Blairsville and two sons, James E. Turner of Lake Park, Georgia, and Douglas Turner of Virginia Beach, Virginia.  Six grandchildren and four great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, July 27, 1997 at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Orville Nelson officiating.  Graveside services were held in All Saints Cemetery in Start on Wednesday, July 30, 1997 at 11 a.m. 

            In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that donations be made to either Coosa Methodist Church construction fund, or to Union County Nursing Home. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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August 6, 1997               Page 5B

 

mrs. nora griggs elliott

 

            Mrs. Nora Griggs Elliott, age 90, of Chatuge Regional Nursing Home in Hiawassee, passed away Monday, July 28, 1997.

Mrs. Elliott was born May 4, 1907 in Union County, Georgia, a daughter of the late Elbert Griggs and Ruthie Stewart Griggs.  She was a homemaker and a member of Zebulon Baptist Church. 

            Surviving are her husband of 74 years, George Elliott; daughter, Margie King of Blairsville; daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie and Edwin Lovell; son and daughter-in-law, Frank and Essie Elliott; and daughter and son-in-law, Opal and Frank Lovell, all of Gainesville; son, Floyd Elliott of Blairsville; sisters-in-law, Nell Griggs and Georgia Griggs, both of Blairsville; 24 grandchildren 36 great grandchildren, and 11 great great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 30, 1997 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Horace Potts and Rev. Jerry Young officiating.  Special music was presented by the Zebulon Baptist Singers.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Kenneth Lovell, Jerry Lovell, Bruce Whitmore, Donald Lovell, Mike Lovell, Vaughn King, and Trenmiss Elliott.  The following gentlemen served as honorary escort to the family, Hoyt Lovell and Harold King.  Interment was in Union Memory Gardens Cemetery.  

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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August 6, 1997               Page 5B

 

mr. monroe bohannon

 

            Mr. Monroe Bohannon, age 83, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, July 28, 1997 in Union County Nursing Home in Blairsville. 

Mr. Bohannon was born in Tarrant County, Texas, on March 5, 1914, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Silas Moultrie Bohannon.  He had lived in this area since 1937, coming here from Rome, GA.  His wife, Mrs. Fannie Lee Bridges Bohannon passed away in 1984.  Mr. Bohannon was a member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church.  

            Surviving are daughter Linda Ammerman of Murphy, N.C.; son and daughter-in-law, Silas and Ruth Bohannon of Blairsville; four grandchildren, Timothy Canada of Denver, Colorado, Leann Mobbs of Rome, GA., Tim and Anthony Bohannon of Blairsville; and eight great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 30, 1997 at 4 p.m. from Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Willis Garrett and Rev. Ronnie Dilbeck officiating.  Special music was presented by Mrs. Martha Davenport.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Tim Bohannon, Anthony Bohannon, Tim Canada, Robin Seabolt, Tommy Rogers, and Franklin Owenby.  Interment was in Harmony Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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August 6, 1997               Page 5B

 

mr. ronald j. earl

 

            Mr. Ronald J. Earl, age 64, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Sunday, August 3, 1997.  Mr. Earl was born December 9, 1921 in Nyack, NY.  A U.S. Air Force veterans (sic) and graduate of the University of Florida.  Mr. Earl was a Landscape Architect in Palm Beach, Florida for 30 years before moving to Blairsville to establish Restoration Road.  He was known in North Georgia for his colored pencil artwork depicting local landmarks. 

He is survived by his wife, Joann earl; daughters, Donna, Sharon, and Joanna Earl and Brenda Hemby and son Jordan Earl; grandchildren, Rebekah, Sarah, and Jonathan Hemby, all of Blairsville, GA.  He is also survived by his mother, Helen Armstrong of Blairsville, GA.   

A private family memorial service was held Tuesday, August 5, 1997,  If you wish memorials may be made to Restoration Road, Inc., Blairsville, GA. 30512.  Banister Funeral Home of Young Harris I charge of arrangements.