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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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August 25, 1999 Page 4B

 

mr. roy a. dyer

 

Mr. Roy A. Dyer, age 86, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, August 18, 1999 in Blue Ridge Health Care, in Blue Ridge, Georgia.

Mr. Dyer was born in Union County, Georgia, on Wednesday, may 28, 1913, son of the late Thomas M. Dyer and Mary McGlamery Dyer.  He was a farmer and a lifelong resident of this area.  Mr. Dyer was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.  He had been preceded in death by his wife, Stella Payne Dyer, in 1998.

Surviving are his son and daughter in law, Jewell and Rochelle Dyer, of Franklin, GA; son and daughter in law, Charles and Bonnie Dyer, of Cleveland, GA; son, bobby Ray Dyer, of Blairsville, GA; son and daughter in law, Ronnie and Janie Dyer, of Blairsville; a daughter and son in law, Diane and Danny Denson, of Douglasville, GA; sister, Bell Jones, of Cartersville, GA; 15 grandchildren 20 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren also survive along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Friday, August 20, 1999 at 11 a.m. from Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, with Rev. Max Lockaby and Rev. Earl Pickelsimer officiating.  Special music was presented by the Kelley Trio.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Ray Dyer, Larry, Steve, and David Dyer, Alex Dyer, Allen Beyer, Roger Shubert, and Joe Colwell.  Interment was in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 

 


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August 25, 1999 Page 4B

 

mr. gordon sumner proulx

 

Mr. Gordon Sumner Proulx, age 88, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Friday, August 20, 1999 in Union County, Georgia.

Mr. Poulx was born in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, on Monday, July 31, 1911, son of the late Merritt Emile Proulx and Florence Viola Goddard Proulx.  He was a builder and worked in housing construction.  Mr. Proulx was a veteran of WW II, and served in the U.S. navy.  He had been living in Blairsville since 1995, coming here from Ruskin, Florida.  Mr. Proulx was a member of United Church of Christ, of Keene, NH; the Masonic Lodge of Keene, NH; Temple #88; Charter member of Demoleys, of Keene, MH; and had served as a city councilman in Keene, NH.

Surviving are his daughter, Jacqueline Hazen, of Blairsville; brother, Earl W. Proulx, of Surry, NH; and sister, Bernice Starkey, of Keene, NH; grandchildren, Sherry Clements, of Riverview, FL; Joellen Fisher, of Douglasville, GA and Shawn Hazen of Ruskin, FL; 7 great grandchildren also survive.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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August 25, 1999 Page 4B

 

mrs. nettie mae spivey dunn

 

Mrs. Nettie Mae Spivey Dunn, age 83, went to be with her Lord on August 23, 1999.

She was a resident of Branan Lodge, Blairsville, Georgia.  She was formerly of Raleigh, NC and was born in Whiteville, NC on June 30, 1916.

She was preceded in death by her mother Jullie Anette Spivey and her mother Jullie Anette Spivey, five brothers, three sisters, of Columbus County, NC.  She was a dedicated and caring wife, loving mother and grandmother and a dedicated homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, Clem Edward Dunn; daughter, Judy Dunn Loper and son in law, Carroll B. Loper, of Blairsville, GA; granddaughter, June Christy Loper of Brunswick, GA; grandsons, Christopher Wade Loper, of Dover, Arkansas; Gregory M. Loper, of Ellijay, GA; and many great grandchildren.  Her extended family includes Lloyd D. Dunn; brother in law, of Wilmington, NC: W.C. Seals, of South Carolina, and many suppurative and loving nieces and nephews.  She was a lifelong resident of Raleigh, NC until she moved to Blairsville, GA.  She is a member of First Baptist Church of Blairsville.

Funeral services were scheduled for Wednesday, August 25, 1999 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, with Rev. Danny Parris, and Rev.  James Geer officiating.  Interment will be in Choestoe Cemetery.  Visitation at the funeral home will begin on Tuesday, August 24, 1999 after 7 p.m.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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August 25, 1999 Page 4B

 

ms. paralee ellis

 

Ms. Paralee Ellis, age 90, of Morganton, GA, passed away Monday, August 16, 1999 at Union County Nursing Home.  Ms. Ellis was born May 14, 1909, in Union County, GA, the daughter of the late James Larkin and Maudie Voyles Ellis.  She was a homemaker, and a member of oak Grove Baptist Church.

Ms. Ellis is survived by nieces and nephews, Mary Joyce Shelton, Audrey Moss, Roger Ellis, Randy Ellis, Billy Ellis, Brenda Weems, Imogene Rogers, Jerry Goggins, Bobby Ellis, Shirley Stiles and Glenda Ellis; two sister in laws, Elmer Ellis and Lillian Ellis and great and great great nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services were held Thursday, August 19, 1999 at 2 p.m. from Oak Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Ray Harper officiating.  Interment followed in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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August 25, 1999 Page 4B

 

ms. irene vaness

 

Mrs. Irene Vaness, age 94, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Friday, August 20, 1999 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

Ms. Vaness was born in Marinette County, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, April 25, 1905, a daughter of the late Mose Vaness and Lidia TaBorden Vaness.  Ms. Vaness had lived in Blairsville since 1991, moving here from Florida.  She was a homemaker.

Surviving are her daughters: LaVerne Hutchinson, of Blairsville, and Beatrice Boucher, of Boise, Idaho; sister, Doris Lehman, of Fon Du Lac, Wisconsin; 11 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren also survive.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.