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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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August 20, 2008 Page 14B

 

bobby c. henson

 

            Mr. Bobby C. Henson, age 75, of Plott Farm Rd. Blairsville passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008 at his home following an extended illness.  Mr. Henson was born on August 12, 1933 in Union County, the son of the late Boyd Henson and the late Gertrude Hemphill Henson.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Union County and was a veteran of the US Army.  He was a member of Allegheny Masonic Lodge #114.  Bobby’s favorite pastime was his garden.  He was preceded in death by a step son, Billy carver and by seven siblings.  Bobby was of the Baptist faith.

            Surviving Mr. Henson are his loving wife of forty-six years, Polly Jones Henson, one son, Chris Henson of Murphy, NC, step children, rev. Tommy and Vivian Jones of Blairsville, Barbara and Garner Butt of Blairsville, Donnia and Buddy Legg of Blairsville, one sister and brother-in-law, Sue and June Stephens of Blairsville, several step grandchildren and great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Friday, August 15, 2008 at 2 p.m. from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Tommy Jones officiating.  Special music was presented by Darron and Vanessa Nichols, Leslie Hughes, Melissa Collins and Cody Killian.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Buddy Legg, jack Jones, Billy Clemmons, Garner Butt, Larry Henson, Jason Henson, Cory Killian and Guy Bradley.  Interment followed in Union Memory Gardens 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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August 20, 2008 Page 14B

 

harold c. sullivan

 

            Mr. Harold C. Sullivan, age 86, of Lilburn, GA passed away on Monday, August 4, 2008.  MR. Sullivan was born October 30, 1921 in Blairsville, Union County, GA.  He was a member of Choestoe Baptist Church in Blairsville.  He is survived by his sisters: Marjorie McCleary and Louise Kelley, both of Blairsville.

            Funeral services were held Friday, August 8, 2008 at 11 AM in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Ray Ramey officiating.    Interment and graveside service followed at 2:30 PM at the Choestoe Baptist Church Cemetery in Blairsville, GA.

            Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA.

 


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August 20, 2008 Page 15B

 

fred thomas whalen

 

            Mr. Fred Thomas Whalen, age 71, of Bald Mtn. Rd., Blairsville, formerly of Jonesboro, GA, passed away on Monday, August 11, 2008 at his home following an extended illness.  Mr. Whalen was born on June 2, 1937 in Detroit, MI, the son of the late Otto Whalen and the late Bertha Bainer Whalen.  Fred grew up in Columbus, OH.  He was a many of many talents and was always young at heart with a super sense of Humor.  Mr. Whalen was a member of the Nazarene Church.

            Surviving Mr. Whalen are his loving wife of twenty years, Carolyn “Jane” Simpson Whalen of Blairsville, one daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Greg Felix of Cincinnati, OH, two sons and daughters-in-law, Ken and Kim Whalen of Columbus, OH, Steve and Sherri Whalen of Columbus, step children, David Price of Lagrange, GA, Doug and Martha Price of Jackson, GA, Daryl and Susan Price of Blairsville, Dwayne and Sylvia Price of Villa Rica, GA, one sister and brother-in-law, Bonnie and Ron Conley of Knoxville, TN, one brother, Tim Whalen of Columbus, OH, eleven grandchildren, two great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008 at 10 a.m. from the funeral home chapel with Dr. Phillip Meeks officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Matthew and Danny Felix, Dustin, Kyle and Stephen Price, and Donald Rien.  Interment followed in the Meadow View Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6-8 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

           


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August 20, 2008 Page 15B

 

daniel edward (Danny) hall

 

            Mr. Daniel Edward Hall (Danny), age 43, of Blairsville, GA, and of Boynton beach, FL, passed away on Monday, August 11, 2008 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness.  Mr. Hall was born on July 3, 1965 in Boynton Beach, FL, the son of Robert Hall and Shirley Shook Hall.  Danny had been a part time resident of Union County for the past fourteen years and attended Coosa United Methodist Church.  Danny was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Boynton Beach.

            Surviving Danny are his parents, Robert and Shirley Hal of Boynton Beach, FL, one brother and sister-in-law, Dale and Mary hall of Boynton beach, one nephew, Joshua Hall, one niece, Madison Hall, numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial service will be held at a later date in Boynton Beach, FL.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the Coosa United Methodist Church of Blairsville in memory of Mr. Hall. 

            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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August 20, 2008 Page 15B

 

william (Bill) rupert wilson

 

            Mr. William (better known as Bill) Rupert Wilson, age 69, of Memory Lane, Blairsville, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2008 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness.  Mr. Wilson was born on June 5, 1939 in Union County, the son of the late Abe Lincoln Wilson and the late Mary Eliza Reece Wilson.  Bill served in the US Coast Guard and was a member of American Legion Post 121, N. GA, Honor Guard and a member of Union-Towns Home Builders Assoc.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  He owned and operated Wilson’s Heating and Air for many years.  Mr. Wilson was a member of Shady Grove United Methodist Church.

            Surviving Mr. Wilson are his loving wife of forty-one years, Gertrude Louise Pitts Wilson of Blairsville, one daughter, Laura Chapman of Decatur, GA, one son, Michael Wilson of Smyrna, GA, three sisters, Joyce Collins of Gainesville, Martha Deavers of Blairsville, Carol Nix of Blairsville, two brothers and sisters-in-law, Elbert and Nancy Wilson of Wales, MI, Thomas and Alice Wilson of Johns Island, SC, one grandson Deven, several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008 at 3 p.m. from the Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bob Bone officiating.  Serving as pallbearers were members of American Legion Post 121 and members of the N. GA Honor Guard.  Interment followed in the Shady Grove Methodist Church Cemetery with the N. GA Honor Guard conducting military honors.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 2-3 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

           


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August 20, 2008 Page 15B

 

vernon ray king

 

            Mr. Vernon Ray King, age 78, of Kings Rd., Blairsville, passed away on Friday, August 15, 2008 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness.  Mr. King was born on July 10, 1930 in Union County, the son of the late Jass King and the late Minnie Dillinger King.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  Vernon loved to coon hunt, work in the garden and drive his tractor.  He was preceded in death by two sisters, Bertha Flowers and Artebell Ingram and three brothers, Ed, Otis and Jess King.  Mr. King was of the Baptist faith.

            Surviving Mr. King are one son, two grandchildren, one great grandchild, three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Ovell King of Blairsville, Troy and Clara Mae King of Blairsville, J.B. and Betty king of Blairsville, one sister, Ollie Jones of Gainesville, several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Sunday, August 17, 2008 at 3 p.m. from the Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Young and Rev. Guy Wayne Shook officiating.  Special music was presented by Nancy Hughes, Evan Hughes and Kelley Helton.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Keith Culberson, Ray Ingram, Larry King, Cord King, Gerald Patterson and Charles Truelove.  Serving as honorary pallbearers were Robert Bridges and Bill King.  Interment followed in the Pleasant Grove Baptist 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