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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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August 25, 2010                         Page 4C

 

daria lorraine kapp-stevens

 

              Daria Lorraine Kapp-Stevens, age 64 of Blairsville, GA, passed away Saturday, August 21, 2010 at Union General Hospital.  Mrs. Kapp-Stevens was born September 12, 1945 in Homestead, PA to Joe and Anna Kapp.  She had been a resident of the Blairsville area for the past 19 years, moving here from Miami, FL.  Mrs. Kapp-Stevens was of the Russian Orthodox Faith.

            Survivors include: husband, Thomas John Stevens, step-son, Michael P. Stevens of Pensacola, FL, step-son and his wife, Damon T. and Suzanne Stevens of Valle Crucis, NC, step-daughter, Jennifer L. Stevens of Los Angeles, CA, sisters, Judy Di Marco of Miami and Claudia Quinn of Pleasantville, FL and grandson, Dylan Thomas Stevens. 

many other relatives and friends also survive.

            No local services are planned. 

            The Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA in charge of the arrangements.  You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com

 

           


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August 25, 2010                         Page 5C

 

vivian c. lance

 

            Mrs. Vivian C. Lance, age 77, of Shoe Factory Rd., Blairsville, passed away on Friday, August 20, 2010 in the Union County Nursing Home following an extended illness.  Mrs. Lance was born on August 4, 1933 in Marietta, GA, the daughter of the late Joseph Porter Nichols and the late Hettie Thomas Nichols.  Vivian was a lifelong resident of Union County and was a 1951 graduate of Union County High School.  She had worked at Georgia Boot for over twenty years and at Owenby Manufacturing and the Union County Nursing Home for several years.  She loved gardening and working with her flowers.  Vivian loved to laugh and had a great sense of humor.  She was preceded in death by her parents and four sisters, Vennie Stroup, Willie Manning, Belle Brown and Florence Rowe and by three brothers, Bud, Lee and R.V. Nichols.  Mrs. lance was a member of Youngstown Baptist Church.

            Surviving Mrs. Lance are three daughters and two sons-in-law, Gail and Woody Woodall of jasper, GA, Vickie Lynne Lance of Blairsville, Peggy and Tommy Greene of Blairsville, one brother and sister-in-law, Frank Quince and Jean Nichols of Roswell, GA, three grandchildren, Natasha and James Templeton, Brooke and Bryan Sosensky, Brittany and Joe Jordan, three great grandchildren, Easton, Eily and Emry Sosensky, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 3 p.m. from the Harmony Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Stacy Dyer  officiating.  Special music was presented by the Harmony Grove Baptist Church.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, ray, Tim, Keith and Larry Nichols, Bill Brown, Mike Rowe and Edward Stroup.  Interment followed in the Union Memory Gardens Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Friday evening after 6 p.m.

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


Vivian C. Lance

VIVIAN C. LANCE

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August 25, 2010                         Page 5C

 

donald m. magee

 

            Donald M. Magee, age 80 of Blairsville, GA, passed away Friday, August 20, 2010 at North East Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.

Donald was born in Kansas City, MO on April 5, 1930 to the late Roy and Linnie Landers Magee.  He had lived in this area since 1981 coming from Council Bluffs, IA,  Donald was retired from the U.S. Air Force and was of the Lutheran Faith.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Trilby Iverson Magee, and sons, Larry and Michael Piercy.

            Survivors include: son & daughter-in-law, Kelly and Linda Piercy of Assaria KS, daughter-in-law, Mavis Piercy of Hiawassee, GA, grandchildren, Craig Piercy, Dee Piercy, Jamie Kinderknecht, Debbie Shepard, Monica Plymale, Sherry Hinsley, Pam Baskin, Becky Bracken and Robin Williams, and many great-grandchildren.

            Memorial services were held Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 4 PM from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Ben Lewis officiating.  Inurnment was in Union Memory Gardens.

            The Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA in charge of the arrangements.  You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com


Donald M. Magee

DONALD M. MAGEE

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August 25, 2010                         Page 5C

 

randel “randy” eugene ringelspaugh

 

            Randel “Randy” Eugene Ringelspaugh, age 54 of Blairsville, GA, passed away Friday, August 20, 2010 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.  Randy was born November 2, 1955 in St. Petersburg, FL.  He moved to this area 8 years ago from Elsinore, CA.  Randy was employed by AAA Lawn and Garden Service.  He was a member of Providence United Methodist Church.  Randy was preceded in death by his natural father, Eugene Ringelspaugh, paternal grandparents, Howard and Evelyn Ringelspaugh, maternal grandparents, Jake and Grace Moesker.    

            Survivors include: parents, Mary Jane “Mickey” and Bryan Mascoe of Blairsville, children, Brandi Ringelspaugh, Bryan Ringelspaugh and Sandi Atkins, all of Blairsville, sister, Christy Mascoe of California, brother, Jeff Mascoe of Blairsville, grandsons, Jonathan Atkins and Owen Atkins, uncle and aunt, Bill and Joyce Moesker of Blairsville, cousin, Dan and Lisa Rudisill of Blairsville and uncle and aunt, Dick and Andrea Mascoe of Salem, OR. 

            Memorial services were held Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 2 p.m. from Providence United Methodist Church with Rev. Charles Gillespie officiating.  Interment was in the church cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations may be made to Providence United Methodist Church, c/o Pat Mason, 354 Chastain Rd., Blairsville, GA 30512, or to Castaway Critters Rescue, 1732 John Smith Rd. W, Blairsville, GA 30512

            The Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA in charge of the arrangements.  You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com


Randel Eugene Ringelspaugh

RANDEL EUGENE RINGELSPAUGH

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August 25, 2010                         Page 5C

 

harold grady ash

 

            Mr. Harold Grady Ash, age 81 of Murrayville, GA formerly of Blairsville, passed away Friday, August 13, 2010 in Dahlonega.  

            Harold was born March 7, 1929 in Union County, GA, to the late Joseph Marion Ash and Ila Mae Young Ash, and was preceded in death by his first wife, Charlene Wimpey Ash, brother, R.M. Ash, sisters, Marie Ash Townsend, Lorene Ash Kirby, Inez Ash Adams and Mildred Sue Ash.  He was a member of Choestoe Baptist Church.  Harold lived most of his life in Union and Lumpkin Counties.  Harold owned Purina Chows Store in Blairsville and farmed for many years.  He later retired from Ralston Purina Company after working for 32 years in Blairsville and Gainesville.

            Survivors include daughter & son-in-law, Linda & Gary Dye of Rock Hill, SC, son & daughter-in-law, Joe & Donna Ash of Cleveland, GA, daughter, Selena Ash Daniel of Dahlonega, GA, sister, Ruby Nix of Cleveland, GA, brother, Raymond Ash of Yatesville, GA, sister, Genelle Gordon of Stone Mountain, GA, 9 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. 

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at 2 PM at Choestoe Baptist Church with Rev. David Hoard and Rev. John Bryant officiating, Eulogy was by Ranny Ash.  Music was provided by Meredith Dye and Rev. John and Jancie (sic) Bryant.  Pallbearers were Dwight Dye, Stephan Dyer, Jared Ash, Travis Amos, Adam Caudell and Eddie Daniel.  Interment was in the Blairsville City Cemetery.

The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:

In lieu of flowers, the family requests

            The Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA  in charge of the arrangements.  You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com

 

 

           


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August 25, 2010                         Page 5C

 

juanita hutchins kirkland

 

             Mrs. Juanita Hutchins Kirkland, age 78, of Blue Ridge Hwy, Blairsville, passed away on Sunday Aug.15, 2010 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness.  Mrs. Kirkland was born on Jan.12, 1932 in Rainbow Springs, NC, the daughter of the late John P. Hutchins and the late Eva Graham Hutchins.  Juanita was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit # 121. While attending the House of Prayer Church, she taught Sunday School for over twenty years.  Juanita loved children and loved babysitting them.  She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marshall Kirkland, two sons, Keith and John Kirkland, one brother, Alvin Hutchins and a sister, Nettie Ledford.  Mrs. Kirkland was a member of Youngstown Baptist Church.

          Surviving Mrs. Kirkland are three daughters and two son-in-laws, Gina and Franky Davidson, Sharon and Charlie Kidd and Missie Kirkland, all of Blairsville, two daughter-in-laws, Lora Kirkland and Fran Kirkland both of Blairsville, three sisters, Ginny Millsap of Smyrna, Marie Morgan of Hayesville, Frankie Mae Martin of Andrews, one brother and sister-in-law, Bud and Judy Hutchins of Chatsworth, five grandchildren, Kandi Collins, Casey Stuart, Kayla Plott, Drake Kirkland and Carli Kidd, five great grandchildren, Amber, Ashley and Dylan Collins, S even (sic) and Viva Stuart, many other relatives and friends also survive.

          Funeral services will be held on Wednesday August 18, 2010 at 11 a.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Jonathan Hood and Rev. Jerry Helton officiating. Special music was presented by Jonathan and Rhonda Hood and Kelley Brewer.  The following gentleman served as pallbearers, Mike Morgan, Tommy Ware, Vern Stroud, Keith Brewer, Howard Brys and Ned Wilcoxin.  Interment followed in the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6-9 p.m.

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


Juanita Hutchins Kirkland

JUANITA HUTCHINS KIRKLAND

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August 25, 2010                         Page 5C

 

lattie leuna legg

 

              Mrs. Lattie Leuna Legg, age 86, of Fairview Church Rd., Blairsville passed away on Saturday August 21, 2010 in the Union County Nursing Home following an extended illness.  Mrs. Legg was born on March 28, 1924 in Union County, the daughter of the late Hillard Barnes and the late Ardella Rogers Barnes.  She was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  Lattie enjoyed gardening, planting flowers, cooking, quilting and sewing, but most of all she loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Legg in 1979, three sisters, Ada Lou Tabor, Mae Green and Vandora Ross, four brothers, Loman, Ralph, Marvin and Horace Barnes.  Mrs. Legg was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church.

          Surviving Mrs. Legg are two daughters and one son-in-law, Evon Mason of Blairsville, Patsy and Bradley Langford of Watkinsville, GA, two sons and daughters-in-laws, Evan E. and Peggy Legg of Blairsville, Emmanuel and Lisa Legg of Blairsville, two brothers, Doris Barnes of Powder Springs and Oris Barnes of Blairsville, one sister, Margaret Payne of Blairsville, six grandchildren, Dana Carver, Evan Travis Legg, Chad W. Mason, Blair Cook, Marie Legg, Keisha Roberson, three step grandchildren, Brian, Rabekah and Rachel Lilly, six great-grandchildren, Kalen Cook, Brendan Mason, Liam Legg, Micana Wooten, Ellie Cook and Kennedy Mason, special friends, Darrell and B.J., many other relatives and friends also survive.

          Funeral services were held on Monday August 23, 2010 at 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Hubert Legg and Rev. Jeremy Henderson officiating. Special music was presented by Quinton Holbrooks, Lavada Cheek, Robert Duckworth and Hubert Legg.  The following gentleman served as pallbearers, Chad Mason, Evan Travis Legg, Billy Payne, Craig Stuart, Jason Cook and Michael Cook.  Interment followed in the Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Sunday evening from 6-9 p.m.

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

Lattie Leuna Legg

LATTIE LEUNA LEGG

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