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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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August 24, 2011             Page 14A

 

david k. ellington

 

            Mr. David K. Ellington, age 56, of Blairsville, GA passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 14th at Tanglewood Assisted Living Facility, Dawsonville, GA.

Mr. Ellington was surrounded by family and friends with love, hymns, and prayer in his final hours.

Mr. Ellington was born and raised in Clewiston, FL.  He was an alumni (sic) of Florida Southern College, Lakeland, FL, a former employee of USSC & Motion Industries, Inc. in Clewiston, FL.  David was a member of BPOE and past President of Kiwanis Club of Clewiston.  He was also a former employee of Union County Senior Center, Blairsville.

In addition to his parents, John and Irma Ellington, David was preceded in death by his brother, Glenn and his beloved Aunt Pearl.

David is survived by his wife, Debra, his son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Liz, mother-in-law, Ida, his three feline companions, sister, Jean, brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Jane Rider, Terry and Jane Rider, Dan and Diane Scheuerer, all of Florida.

If you wish, the family requests you make donations to the “Meals on Wheels’ program, Union County Senior Center, 95 Senior Center Drive, Blairsville, GA 30512 or donations to Dean R. O’Neill Renal Cell Cancer Research Fund c/o Foundation for the NIH, 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814.

Dahlonega Funeral Home was in charge of cremation.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

August 24, 2011             Page 14A

 

g. everett cox

 

            Mr. G. Everett Cox, age 62, of Smyrna and Blairsville, died Friday, August 19, 2011. 

            Funeral services were held on Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Carmichael Funeral Home in Marietta, with Rev. Jimmy Lewis and Rev. Jamie Auton officiating.  Burial followed in the Kennesaw Memorial Park Cemetary (sic)in Marietta.  A lifelong Cobb County resident employed with Lockheed for over 30 years, Mr. Cox was a member of the Nelms Lodge #323 F. & A.M., and had served as Secretary for 20 years.

  Mr. Cox was a Scottish Rite & York Rite Mason, a member of the York Rite College of Charleston, SC and was Grand Governor and Purple Cross.

Mr. Cox was of the Baptist faith and a member of Locust Grove Baptist Church.

Surviving Mr. Cox are his wife, Glenda Cox of Smyrna, brother and sister-in-law, Ed and Mary Cox of Smyrna, two sisters and a brother-in-law, Guynelle Smith of Marietta, Lana Jo and Virgil Dawson of Blairsville, several nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews.

The family received friends on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Carmichael Funeral Home in Marietta.  For those who wish, contributions may be made to the Nelms Lodge #323 in honor of Mr. Cox.

This notice courtesy of Mountain View funeral Home of Blairsville, GA.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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August 24, 2011             Page 14A

 

larry e. delliveneri, sr.

 

Larry E. DelliVeneri Sr, 88, former resident of Homestead, went home to be with his Lord on August 16, 2011 at his home in Blairsville Georgia.  He was born on August 3, 1923 to the late Alfred and Ruth DelliVeneri he was raised in Miami graduating from Miami Edison Sr. High School and went on to study accounting at the University of Miami.  He was the owner of Florida City Crate Co. with his son Larry Jr.  His motto was "We Produce So You Can Produce".  Larry served in the United States Navy during WWII, while in the Navy he met and married his late wife Alice and raised three children Ruth DelliVeneri (deceased) Mary DelliVeneri Poillion (Charles) and Larry DelliVeneri Jr. (deceased) Angela; one sister Theresa Fares; stepsons David, Jerry, Ted Maxson.  His is survived (sic) his wife Barbara DelliVeneri and seven grandchildren Dawn (Daryll), Pat, Jeffrey (Stephanie), Joanna, Rocky, Danielle and Lawrence III and three great grandchildren, Keith, Kevin and Chloe.

Memorial services were held at the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Blairsville GA. on Monday August 22, 2011 at 10 a.m. with Father Liem Nguyen officiating.  Special music was presented by Ron Gaucher.  Military honors were provided by the North Georgia Honor Guard.  The family met with friends following the services. In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation be made to support our Troops.

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

 

 

           


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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August 24, 2011             Page 14A

 

david acheson bleakley

 

David Acheson Bleakley, age 81 of Blairsville, passed away August 15, 2011.  Mr. Bleakley was born on October 7, 1929 in Franklin, PA, to the late Rollin & Sarah Acheson Bleakley.  David was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean War and a proud graduate from the University of Florida.  David enjoyed creating and building a new business and did so numerous times to include a childcare center in St. Petersburg, FL, an old fashioned ice cream shop in Highlands, NC, a hotel in Madeira Beach, FL and a grocery store in Englewood, FL.  He moved to Blairsville in 1992 to retire in the mountains.  He was preceded in death by his parents and five brothers.

He will be missed and fondly remembered by his family: loving wife of 56 years, Lou Ann Bleakley of Blairsville; daughters, Pamela Barry of Largo, FL, Patricia Hamm of Seminole, FL; and Karen Witt of Cape Coral, FL; 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Memorial Services were held on Saturday, August 20, 2011, at 2 p.m., at Mountain Presbyterian Church with Rev. Travis Adams officiating.  Music was provided by Jeff Bauman accompanied by Mary Campbell.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his honor to Regency Hospice, P.O Box 494, Hiawassee, GA 30546 or to the Humane Society Mountain Shelter, P.O. Box 1252, Blairsville, GA 30514.

Arrangements entrusted to the Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA.  Please visit our website at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com, and send your condolences and fond memories of David to the family.


David Acheson Bleakley


DAVID ACHESON BLEAKLEY
    Courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home

 

 

           


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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August 24, 2011             Page 14A

 

clyde mccollum

 

Clyde McCollum, age 52 of Clermont, GA passed away August 16, 2011 at North East Georgia Medical Center.  Mr. McCollum was born September 30, 1958 in Blairsville to the late Robert and Lola Mae Teague McCollum.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting and managing flocks of chickens.  Clyde was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Junior and Jack McCollum.

He will be missed by all who knew him, but especially by his family: loving wife of 31 years, Wanda Shubert of Clermont, GA; daughter & son-in-law, Becky and Larry Thomas of Young Harris, GA; brothers, Robert McCollum, Larry McCollum, and Wayne McCollum all of Blairsville; sisters, Vel Hicks of Mableton, GA, Grapelle Partridge of Cornelia, GA, Doris McCollum of Blairsville, Lynda Timms of Gainesville, GA, and Barbara Cooke of Murphy, NC; grandchildren, Blade, Angel, Dalton & Matthew Thomas.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, August 19, 2011 from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Stacy Dyer officiating.  Interment followed in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family received friends at the Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville on Thursday evening, August 18, 2011 from 6 until 9 p.m.

Arrangements entrusted to the Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.  Please join us in remembering Clyde by visiting our website, www.cochranfuneralhomes.com, and send your condolences to the family and view Clyde’s Life Tribute online.


Clyde McCollum


CLYDE McCOLLUM
    Courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home