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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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August 9, 1995                           Page 5B

 

mr. carl brooks

 

            Mr. Carl Brooks, age 91, of Stockbridge, Georgia, formerly of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, August 1, 1995 in Stockbridge.

            Mr. Brooks was born in Fannin County, Georgia on July 1, 1904, a son of John Wesley Brooks and Hulda Sluder Brooks.  Mr. Brooks moved to Lithia Springs from Blairsville in 1964.  His wife, Mrs. Sarah Elizebeth Rose Brooks, passed away in 1989.

            Surviving are four daughters, Essie Daniel of Lithia Springs, Ella Carpenter of Stockbridge, GA, Imogene Hughes of Blairsville, and Doris Anderson of Robbinsville, NC; eighteen grandchildren forty great grandchildren, and three great great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Thursday, August 3, 1995 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Hubert Legg officiating.  Presenting music for the service was the Daniel Family and Betty and Hubert Legg.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Max Carpenter, Dale Carpenter, Ramie Comstock Doug Hughes, Charles Daniel, and Tony Daniel.  Interment was in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           

 


The North Georgia News

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August 9, 1995                           Page 5B

 

mrs. louria jane hunt

 

            Mrs. Louria Jane Hunt, age 85, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, July 31, 1995 in Union County Nursing Home in Blairsville.

            Mrs. Hunt was born in Union County, Georgia on June 15, 1910, the daughter of Landon Rich and Melvina Flowers Rich.  She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of this area.  Mrs. Hunt was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

            Surviving are her brother, Mr. Fred Rich and her sister, Mrs. Effie Payne, both of Blairsville; several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, August 2, 1995 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of the funeral home with Rev. James Brock and Rev. Clyde Coleman officiating.  Specially selected music was presented by the Union County singers.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Clint Droze, Presley Rich, Lanier Payne, Truett Brackett, Melvin Emerson, and Wayne Roberts.  Interment was in Toccoa Baptist Church Cemetery in Morganton, Georgia.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           


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August 9, 1995                           Page 5B

 

mrs. ida nix dyer

 

            Mrs. Ida Nix Dyer, age 85, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, July 22, 1995 in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta.

            Mrs. Dyer was the daughter of the late James and Margaret Ruth Hunter Nix.  She was born in Union County on November 30, 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 of 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 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, Sarah Kelley and Stover Trio.  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 9, 1995                           Page 5B

 

robert (bob) alex arrant, sr.

 

            Robert (Bob) Alex Arrant, Sr., age 96, of 65 Nottely Dam Road, Blairsville, GA died Thursday, August 3rd in Fannin Regional Hospital.  He was a native of Macon County, a son of the late Alex and Mary Ellen Anderson Arrant.  He was married to the late Emma Sanders Arrant who died in 1986.  He was a retired carpenter.

            He is survived by one daughter, Frances Womack of Chattanooga, TN; two sons, Kenneth Arrant of Blairsville, GA and Robert Arrant of Franklin, NC; thirteen grandchildren, twenty-three great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren also survive.

            He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Ann Zeige and a son, George Clifford Arrant.

            Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 5, 1995 at 2:30 p.m. in the Prentiss Church of God of which he was a member with Rev. Don Moffitt, Rev. Leon Henderson, and Rev. David Maney officiating.  Burial will be in the Clarks Chapel Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Jimmy Womack, Jackie Womack, Jason Womack, Mike Sanders, Rudy Lujhan, Robert Arrant, and Gary Arrant.

            The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday evening at Bryant Funeral Home, where the body will remain until placed in the church to lie in state thirty minutes prior to the service.

            Memorials may be made to the Prentiss Church of God, Cheeks Road, Franklin, NC 28734.

            Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

           


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August 9, 1995                           Page 5B

 

leonidas monroe “eskimo” hatchett

 

            Mr. Mrs.  Leonidas Monroe “Eskimo” Hatchett, age 77, of Bellview Church Lane, Blairsville, GA died Thursday, August 3, 1995 in a Union County, Georgia Nursing Home.

            He was a native of Cherokee County, NC.  He owned and installed Amusement Game machines (sic).  He was a member of the Bellview United Methodist Church.  He was a son of the late Wig Monroe and Maude Lorraine Smith Hatchett.

            He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Auberry Hatchett; one son, T.L. Hatchett of Blairsville, GA; one sister, Lois Panther of Murphy, NC; and three granddaughters, Rachel, Christy and Sarai Hatchett.

            Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 5, 1995 at the Townson Rose Funeral Home Chapel, Murphy, NC.  The Rev. Richard Irwin officiated.  Burial was in the Bellview United Methodist Church Cemetery.  Pallbearers were: Larry Mease, Bentley Mease, Gene Auberry, Bob Hatchett, Sonny Hatchett and Alvin Davenport.   

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the: Bellview United Methodist Church, Cemetery Fund, c/o Loretta Barton, Route 2, Box 285, Murphy, NC 28096.

            Townson Rose Funeral Home Murphy, NC was in charge of arrangements.

           


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August 9, 1995                           Page 5B

 

lillie c. plott

 

            Mrs. Lillie Clearinda Plott, age 82, of Young Harris, GA Georgia, passed away Monday August 7, 1995 following a short illness.  Mrs. Plott was born in union County the daughter of the late Elisha Shook and Mary Lou Watkins Shook.  She was a homemaker and member of Cornerstone Baptist Church.  Surviving are her husband, Mr. Grady Plott of the home; four daughters: Mrs. Rena June Plott Gibson of Young Harris, GA; Mrs. Mary Sue Minette of Hiawassee, GA; Mrs. Irma Lou Plott Flanagan of Young Harris, GA; Mrs. Reba Ann Berrong of Hiawassee, GA; five sons: Worth Plott, Dennis Larry Plott, Ralph Ray Plott, Ronnie Dale Plott, and Emory Keith Plott all of Young Harris, GA; three brothers: Arvil Shook, Andy Shook and Arthur Shook all of Young Harris, GA; two sisters: Mrs. Lola Smith of Young Harris, GA and Mrs. Selma Chapman of Acworth, GA; 15 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and a large number of nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were held Tuesday August 8, 1995 at 2:00 PM from the Cornerstone Baptist Church with the Rev. Ricky Rogers and Rev. Jimmy Rogers officiating.  Interment was in the church cemetery.  Music was provided by Dorothy Sampson, Abby and Jerry Davis and Jimmy Smith.  Pallbearers were Ricky Plott, Ray Plott, Jeff Plott, Kevin Warren, Cory Ingram, Loman Shook, Paul Shook, Tommy Shook and Danny Plott.  Banister Funeral Home of Young Harris is  (sic) charge of arrangements