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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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August 8, 2007               Page 5C

 

larry david garner

 

Mr. Larry David Garner, age 52, of Peachtree City, GA, formerly of Suches, GA, passed away on Wednesday, August 1, 2007 at his home following a brief illness.  Mr. Garner was born on October 27, 1954 in Athens, GA, the son of Elizabeth Morey Garner and the late James Arthur Garner.  He was the owner of A&W Automotive in Jonesboro, GA.  Larry was a kind and gentle soul and was well loved through out the Clayton County Community.  He is now with God and will greatly be missed.  Mr. Garner was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Surviving Mr. Garner are Roxan Johnson, his life time love of his heart, of Peachtree City; uncle, Bob Garner of Suches; mother, Elizabeth Summerour of Clermont, one sister, Christin Freeman of Rockmart, GA; five brothers and five sisters-in-law, Richard and Ruby Garner of Monroe, GA, Doug and Lou Garner of Newburn, GA, Gordon and Connie Garner of Lexington, KY, Jim and Mary Garner of Princeton, KY, Dale and Virginia Worthy of Monticello, GA; several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

A memorial service was held on Saturday, August 4, 2007 at 2 p.m. from Mt. Pleasant Hill Church in Suches with the Rev. Clarence Drummond officiating.  Special music was presented by Robbie Garner.  Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com.


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Blairsville, GA  30512

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August 8, 2007               Page 5C

 

willia grace hall

 

Mrs. Willia Grace Hall, age 85 of Wesley Mt. Drive, Blairsville formerly of Hiawassee and Fannin County, passed away on Friday, August 3, 207 following an extended illness.  Mrs. Hall was born on June 20, 1922 in Fannin County, the daughter of the late Wesley Parker and the late Flora Taylor parker.  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Kirby and by a grandson, Randy White.  Grace was a kind hearted, gentle and loving lady.  She loved to garden and just being outdoors.  Grace finally found the peace which she had sought for so long, being with her daughter, grandson and her God.  Mrs. Hall was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving Mrs. Hall are one sister, Helen Callahan of Michigan; sister-in-law, Joyce Burns; niece, Vickie Plemmons; cousin, Jean Kendall; very special friends, Joy Meers, Faye and Steven Foster; many, many other friends including the ones at Branan Lodge; several other nieces, nephews, cousins and many other relatives and friends also survive.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flower, if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to your favorite charity in Mrs. Hallís memory. 

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com.

 


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Blairsville, GA  30512

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August 8, 2007               Page 5C

 

donnie ray hogsed

 

Donnie Ray Hogsed, age 47, of Blairsville formerly of marble, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 207 at St. Josephís Hospital in Atlanta.  Donnie was born Sunday, September 27, 1959 in Cherokee County, NC to thee late Boyd Hogsed and the late Betty Howard Hogsed.  He attended the Old Fashioned Baptist Church and had worked as a truck driver.  He was preceded in death by Chris Nelson a special friend whom he though of as a son.

Survivors include: wife, Samantha Muir Hogsed; son, Travis Hogsed of the home; son, Marty Hogsed of the home; brother, William Boyd Hogsed of marble; brother & sister-in-law, Charles & Laura Hogsed of Andrews; brother & sister-in-law, Bruce & Terrie Hogsed of Ellijay; sister, Brenda Grindstaff of Andrews; four special boys he called his, Clint Cable of Andrews, Barry Cable of Andrews, Darrin Nelson of Topton and David Nelson of Topton; two aunts and uncles; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Saturday, August 4, 2007 at 2 p.m. from the Old Fashioned Baptist Church with the Reverend Hoyt Brown officiating.  Interment followed in the Old Fashioned Baptist Church Cemetery.  Serving as pallbearers were: Clint Cable, Barry Cable, Darrin Nelson, James Davey, Adam Muir, Mickey Grindstaff and J.R. Muir. 

Arrangements entrusted to the Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy.  You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.

 


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August 8, 2007               Page 5C

 

ann myrtle blalock

 

Mrs. Ann Myrtle Blalock, age 66, of Leslie Drive, Blairsville passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2007 at Union General Hospital following an extended illness.  Mrs. Blalock was born on September 17, 1940 in Union County, the daughter of the late Sherman Duckworth and the late Fannie Young Duckworth.  She was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  She was preceded in death by a son, Travis Blalock.  Mrs. Blalock was a member of Youngstown Baptist Church.

Surviving Mrs. Blalock are two daughters and sons-in-law, Tracie and Steve Warren of Gainesville, Pam and Rev. Ronnie Abernathy of Blairsville; two sons and daughters-in-law, Rickey and Christy Blalock of Gainesville, Rev. Wade and Brenda Plott of Blairsville; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Junior and Faye Duckworth of Blairsville, Charles and Linda Duckworth of Blairsville, Bill Duckworth of Cornelia; six grandchildren, Travis and Tyler Plott, Haley and Holli Abernathy all of Blairsville, Jessa and Noah Warren of Gainesville; many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, August 7, 2007 at 2 p.m. from the Harmony Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Tanner and Rev. Steve Rhoten officiating.  Special music was presented by Robby Smith.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Travis Plott, Doug Duckworth, Coy Dockery, David Dyer, Sid Duckworth, Jackie Duckworth, Casey Dover, Lamar Dyer and Shannon Carroll.  Interment followed in the church cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Monday evening after 6 p.m.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com.

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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August 8, 2007               Page 5C

 

mildred mcclure plott

 

Mrs. Mildred McClure Plott, age 81 of Blairsville, GA, passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2007 at Murphy Medical Center, in Murphy, NC.  Mrs. Plott was born Tuesday, September 1, 1925 in Towns County, GA, to the late Thomas C. McClure and the late Leila Justice McClure.  She was a member of West Union Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Plott; and two sons, Edward C. Plott and Gerald W. Plott.

Survivors include: daughter & son-in-law, Nancy and David Conley of Blairsville; brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Ruth McClure, also of Blairsville; sister-in-law, Ruby Lee Hilderband of Perry, GA; 9 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and several  nieces and nephews also survive.

Graveside services were held Friday, August 3, 2007 at 11 a.m. from Union memory Gardens Cemetery, with Rev. Tim Lee officiating.  Music was provided by Jon Conley and Phil Nichols.  Interment followed in Union Memory Gardens.  Serving as pallbearers were the following gentlemen: Phil Nichols, W.H. McCarter, Jon Conley, Andrew Conley, Andy Lee, Philip Lee and Bailey Bellow.  The family received friends at the cemetery following the service.  In lieu of flowers, if you wish, donations may be made to American Heart Association, 1101 Northchase parkway, Suite 1, Marietta, GA 30067, in memory of Mildred.

Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA.

You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.