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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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August 16, 1995                         Page 5B

 

mrs. corrine c. zahn

 

            Mrs. Corrine C. Zahn, age 38, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, August 7, 1995 at her home following an extended illness.

            Mrs. Zahn was born January 11, 1937 in Omaha, Nebraska, a daughter of Clare Palmer and Orpha Hillman Palmer.  She had been living in this area for the past five months.  Mrs. Zahn was of the Episcopalian Faith.

Surviving are four children: son, Roy Howard, II of Conroe, Texas, daughter, Renee Teague of Blairsville, daughter, Shawn Burrell of Blairsville, and son, Mark Zahn of Houston, Texas twelve grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Dorothy Griffith of Sugarland, Texas.

            Funeral services were held Thursday, August 10, 1995 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Mark Towery, Jr. officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Fred Williams, Charles Burrell, Steve Self, Wilbur Reeves, Darren Self, and Wayne Thomas.  Interment was in Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery in Blairsville.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           

 


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August 16, 1995                         Page 5B

 

mr. roscoe j. “red” brooks

 

            Mr. Mrs.  Roscoe J. “Red” Brooks, died at home on Wednesday, August 9, 1995.  He was the beloved husband of Ruth Ruffner Brooks; father of Sandy and Pat; brother of Rella Brooks Rogers, Fred and Robert Brooks.  Four grandsons and one great grandson also survive him.

            Born in Harlan County, KY on May 31st, 1923, Red saw much of the world; first as a pilot in the Army Air Corps during World War II and the USAF fro 1950 until his retirement in 1969; then during two voyages around the world in a 35’ sailboat with his wife, Ruth.

            Memorial services were held Friday, August 11, 1995 at 4:30 in the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel.  His family has requested that no flowers be sent.  If desired, friends may make a contribution in his name to the American Institute for Cancer Research; 1759 R Street, NW, Washington, DC 20069-2012.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           


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August 16, 1995                         Page 5B

 

annie louise rogers

 

            Mrs. Annie Louise Rogers, 76, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, August 9, 1995 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

            Mrs. Rogers was born in Towns County, Georgia, on April 2, 1919, a daughter of the late Gather Wood and Lucille Burns Wood.  She had lived most of her life in this area and was a member of McConnell Memorial Baptist Church in Hiawassee.  Mrs. Rogers was the widow of Mr. Andy Ralph “Rapp” Rogers, who died in 1974.

            Surviving are four children: daughter, Jerrie S. Cheek of Marietta, Georgia; son, James E. Smith, of Hiawassee, Georgia; son, Anthony Rogers, of Atlanta, Georgia; and daughter, Andrea Dyer, of Blairsville; ten grandchildren, and four great grandchildren; and brother, Truett Wood, of Atlanta.

            Graveside services were held Friday, August 11, 1995 at 10:00 AM from Osborn Cemetery in Hiawassee with Rev. B. A. Buchanan officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Van Burns, Tony Dyer, Jr., Jimmy Smith, Jr., Paul Redish, Ray Rogers, and Tony Dyer, Sr.

            Those wishing to make a memorial contribution may made donations to Meals On Wheels or to Union County Library.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           


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August 16, 1995                         Page 5B

 

mr. lester m. tritt

 

            Mr. Lester M. Tritt, age 91, of 113000 Porter-Tritt Drive in Suches, Georgia, died Friday, August 11, 1995 at his residence following a sudden illness.

            Mr. Tritt was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  Mr. Tritt was a retired carpenter and member of Mt. Pleasant #2 Baptist Church in Suches, Georgia.

            Mr. Tritt is survived by two sons, Ralph Tritt of Suches, Georgia; Paul Tritt of Cumming, Georgia; three daughters, Mrs. Ruth Parker of Suches, Georgia; Mrs. Pauline Lovell, Gainesville, Georgia; Mrs. Irene Porter of Suches, Georgia; 13 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren and several other relatives also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, August 13, 1995 at the Mount Pleasant #2 Baptist Church in Suches with Rev. Willis Garrett, Rev. Carlton Coker and Rev. Jackie Stowers officiating.  Interment followed in the church cemetery.

            Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega in charge of the arrangements.

           


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August 16, 1995                         Page 5B

 

mr. john everett

 

            Mr. John Everett, age 58, of Thimbleberry Farm Road, Suches, Georgia, died Friday, August 11, 1995 at the Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia following an extended illness. 

            Mr. Everett was a native of Round Mountain, Texas who had lived in Suches for the past twelve years.  He was a retired carpenter, a U.S. Navy Veteran and was of the Catholic Faith.

            He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Everett, of Suches; one son, John Michael Everett, of Buford, Georgia; one daughter, Tracy Phillips, of Gainesville, Georgia; one step-son, Donnie Hakes, of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; one step-daughter, Wendy Robinson, Gainesville, Georgia; two brothers, Donnie Everett, of West Virginia; Robert Everett, Richmond, Virginia; five sisters, Betty Sue Waddell, of Flora Home, Florida; Viola Stafford, of Mt. Morris, Michigan; Jean Schwab, Mt. Morris, Michigan; Violet Davis, Ft. Talson, Oklahoma; Beatrice Agostinelli, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, one granddaughter, Jessica Phillips.  A large number of other relative also survive.

            Funeral services were held Monday, August 14, 1995 at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega with Father Ed Danneker officiating. 

            Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega in charge of arrangements.