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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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August 26, 2009 Page 16A

 

donald james britton

 

            Mr. Donald James Britton, age 64, of Blairsville passed away at home on Saturday, August 8 following a short illness.  Mr. Britton was born on March 8, 1945 in Toronto, Canada.  Don and his wife Ann have worked together in Blairsville as Britton Realty for more than a decade.  He was well known among family, friends and clients not only his wisdom and expertise, but also for a wonderful sense of humor.  Don wrote a real estate column in the North Georgia News the past several years.  Mr. Britton was preceded in death by his parents Norm and Rita, and brother Bob. 

            Surviving Don is his loving wife Ann, two sons and two grandchildren, Vincent (Nicole), Jack and Chris Britton of lake Worth, FL, and Jeffrey Britton of Tampa, FL; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Mary Britton of Portage, Canada, Doug and Judy Britton of Blairsville, Ted Britton and Bill Hilsinger of Pacifica, CA; and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews in Canada.

            A celebration of life service will be held on Thursday, August 27, 7 p.m. at Mountain View Funeral Home with Phillip Meeks officiating and visitation following.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences online at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com.

            In lieu of flowers, if you wish, the family requests that memorials of Don be made to Georgia Mountains Hospice, 70 Caring Way, Jasper, GA 30143.  

            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.

                       

 

             


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August 26, 2009 Page 16A

 

harry victor howard

 

            Mr. Harry Victor Howard age 79 of Pine Acres Rd., Blairsville passed away on Friday, Aug. 21, 2009 in the Chatuge Regional Nursing Home following an extended illness.  Mr. Howard was born on Jan. 13, 1930 in Cobb County, GA, the son of the late Paul Howard and the late Verna Hammond Howard.  Harry was a member of the IBEW Atlanta Local 613, the Jaycee’s, Marietta Lodge F&AM and the Yarrab Temple.  Mr. Howard was a Deacon of the Hurt Road Baptist church. 

            Surviving Mr. Howard are his loving wife of fifty-seven years, Susan Bradley Howard, one son, rick Howard of Blairsville, one daughter and son-in-law, Terry Hagen and Douglas Rhodes of Taylor, SC, two sisters and brother-in-law, Janice and Jerry Graham, Peggy and Richard Oberkofler, one brother, Paul Howard, one grandson, Bradley Hagen, several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A private memorial service will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the Burn Unit c/o of the Shriners Hospital in memory of Mr. Howard.        

            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.

           


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August 26, 2009 Page 16A

 

grace bridges garland elmore

 

            Mrs. Grace Bridges Garland Elmore, age 88, of Ashland Farm Rd., Oxford, GA, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009 in the Union General Hospital following an extended.  Mrs. Elmore was born on Jan. 31, 1921 in Union County, the daughter of the late James Andy Bridges and the late Mary Estie Souther Bridges.  Before retiring she was a nurse at the Young Harris Clinic for over twenty years.  She was a loving mother, grandmother and was a care giver for many.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis Garland in 1954, five sons, Gene, James, John, Jack and Otis Jr., three daughters, Shirley Ann, Patricia and Beatrice, one grandson, James Oscar, Jr.  Mrs. Elmore was a member of Bethel Methodist Church. 

            Surviving Mrs. Elmore are one daughter and son-in-law, Phyllis and Bryant Smith of Oxford, GA, eight grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 1 p.m. from the Shining Light Baptist Church with the Rev. John King and Rev. Timothy Mason  officiating.  Special music will be presented by the Alcovy Mountain Baptist Church Choir and Mark Jones.  The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers, Bryant Smith, Gene Smith, Chris Puckett, Walter McGuffey, Chris Garland and Danny Garland.  Interment will  follow in the Old Union Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will meet with friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 10-12PM.

            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.

           


 

The North Georgia News

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August 26, 2009 Page 16A

 

roger william henry

 

            Mr. Roger William Henry, age 91, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, August 13, 2009 in Chatuge Regional Nursing Home in Hiawassee.  Mr. Henry was born July 6, 1918, in South Norwalk, CT, a son of the late William James Henry and Bessie Stowe Henry.  He graduated from Roosevelt Aviation School in Mineola, NY, on December 20, 1940.  Roger received his FAA Airframes and Powerplant and Ground Instruction Certificates.  He performed aircraft maintenance on several non-scheduled airlines under contract with the U.S. government.  He retired from Airlift International.

            Mr. Henry had been preceded in death by his wife, Doris Parrish Henry; a brother, Gordon Stowe Henry, and a sister, Gertrude Elizabeth Henry Bouton.

            Surviving family members include a son, Paul Henry, of Carrizozo, NM; and a daughter, Ruth Ann Henry, of Australia.

            No services are planned at this time.

            Cochran Funeral Home 0 Blairsville Chapel in charge of arrangements.  Please send condolences to www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.