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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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August 20, 1997 Page 3B

 

mrs. martha bivins

 

            Mrs. Martha Bivins, age 84, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, August 11, 1997 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville, GA. 

Mrs. Bivins was born April 1, 1913, a daughter of the late Van B. Duckworth and Nancy Reid Duckworth.  A native of Union County, she was the widow of the late Reuben Bivins.  She was a lifelong resident of Union County, and was a member of Fairview Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Frances Stevens, in 1979.   

            Surviving are daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Wayne Abercrombie of Blairsville; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Clinton Plott, of Chatsworth, GA.; brother, Ralph Duckworth of Blairsville; three grandchildren: Ricky and Holly Abercrombie, both of Blairsville and Shannon Anderson of Monroe, GA.; great granddaughter, Amber Anderson, also of Monroe; several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, August 13, 1979 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Willis Garrett officiating.  Special music was presented by Louise DeLong, Susie Phillips, and Sarah Kelley.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Emanuel Legg, Darin Bridges, Darrell Bridges, Homer Powell, Wayne Roberts, and Robert  Smith.  Interment was in Union Memory Gardens Cemetery.  

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 

             


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

(no corrections have been made; this is exactly as it appeared in paper)

 

 

August 20, 1997 Page 3B

 

mr. marion sullivan

 

            Mr. Marion Sullivan, age 76, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, August 12, 1997 in Blairsville. 

Mr. Sullivan was born in Union County, Georgia, on October 14, 1920, the son of  the late Richard Barney Sullivan and Florida Hood Sullivan.  He was a World War II U.S. Army Veteran.  For many years, Mr. Sullivan drove a school bus.  He was a lifelong resident of this area and a member and deacon of Union Baptist Church.   

Surviving are his wife, Genelle Sullivan, of Blairsville; seven children, Wanda Hooper and Janie Rowan, both of Blairsville, Carole Turner of Stone Mountain, GA., Audrey Beavers of Morganton, GA., Gayle Wall of Gainesville, GA., Earl Sullivan and Vicki Callihan, both of Blairsville; three sisters, grace Rogers of Cornelia, GA., Dorothy Spiva of Blairsville, and Maxine Stephens of Aiken, S.C.; four brothers, Oscar Sullivan of Eaton, CO., Clyde Sullivan of Clermont, GA., Hoke Sullivan of N. Augusta, S.C. and Grady Sullivan of Marietta, GA.; 16 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Thursday, August 13, 1997 at 2 p.m. from Union Baptist Church with Rev. Benny Nix officiating.  Special music was presented by The Trackrock Quartet.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Darren Rowan, David Hill, Brent Hooper, Tripp Wall, Brian Hooper, Tom Colwell, Randy beavers, and Carson Ray.  Interment was in Union Baptist Church Cemetery with North Georgia Honor Guard presenting Military Honors.  Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of  arrangements.