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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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August 28, 1996             Page 4B

 

mr. terry a. photianos

 

            Mr. Terry A. Photianos, 66, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Monday, August 19, 1996 in Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta.

Mr. Photianos was born in Cobb County, Georgia, on December 7, 1929, a son of the late Christ Apostole Photianos and Magdalene Karnavas Photianos.  He was a veteran of the U. S. Army and served during the Korean War.  Mr. Photianos worked for Southern Bell Telephone for thirty two years.  He retired in 1983 and moved to Blairsville in 1984.  Mr. Photianos was a member of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Atlanta. 

            Surviving are his wife, Barbara Jones Photianos, of Blairsville; son and daughter in law, Chris Terry and Pat Photianos, of Kennesaw; daughter and son in law, Tracie and Mark Irvin, of Blairsville; grandchildren, Stephen Photianos, of Kennesaw, Adam, Lyndsey, and Lorene Irvin, all of Blairsville; sister, Barbara Carlos, of Atlanta; several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Thursday, August 22, 1996 at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of the Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Danny Parris officiating.  Special music was presented by Terry Hooper, accompanied by Linda Stubbs.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Chris Photianos, Mark Irvin, Chris Carlos, Greg Medlin, Jeff Denard, Jim Pruitt, Wally Sweat, A. E. Sweat, Rodney Davenport, Herb Black, and Tom Baker.  Military honors were presented by North GA Honor Guard, with interment in Union Memory Gardens Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was 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 28, 1996             Page 4B

 

mrs. barbara j. huston

 

            Mrs. Barbara Jean Huston, age 50, of Blairsville, GA passed away Tuesday, August 20, 1996 following a period of declining health.  Mrs. Huston was born in Westchester County, New York the daughter of Walter Thomas Fredricks and Louis Lank Fredricks.  She was the widow of Thomas Huston.

            Surviving are one daughter, Danielle F. Mayoros of New Britain, CT.; one son, Emery C. Mayoros, IV of St. Petersburg, FL; one sister, Mrs. Virginia Cross of Blairsville, GA.  Graveside services were held Friday, August 23, 1996 at 3 p.m. from the Fort Lauderdale Memorial Park.

            Banister Funeral Home of Young Harris was in charge of local 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 28, 1996             Page 4B

 

mr. john jay whitt

 

            Mr. John Jay Whitt, 68, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Sunday, August 18, 1996, at his home.

Mr.  Whitt was born February 16, 1928, in Clintwood, Virginia, the son of the late Henry Whitt and Mattie Flemming Whitt.  He was a World War II veteran of the U. S. Navy.  Mr. Whitt moved to this area in 1983, coming here from Sterling Heights, Michigan.  He was a member of Faith Baptist Church. 

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary Lou Nix Whitt, of Blairsville; daughters, Janice Trandell of Blairsville, Rhonda Hurley of Merritt Island, FL, and Beverly Whitt Sheabar, of Melbourne, FL; grandchildren: Christina Marx Clemmons, Andrea Trandell, and Jessica Trandell, all of Blairsville; and Zidan Sheabar, of Melbourne, FL; great grandchild, Meredith Whitleigh Clemmons, of Blairsville; five sisters, Lillie Kiser, of Dante, Virginia; Ann Hughes, of Pound, Virginia; Vonda Puckett, of Albuquerque, New Mexico; Dell Saenz, of Blairsville; Naomi Hamilton, of Blairsville, and James Whitt, of Hazel Park, Michigan.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, August 21, 1996 at 11 a.m. from the Chapel of the Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. James Brock officiating.  Special music was presented by Nelson and Mildred Lecroy.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Dorsey Dockery, Pete Kirksey, Don Winn, Stacey Dyer, Calvin Dyer, and John Fortenberry.  Military Honors were presented by the North GA Honor Guard, with interment in Pine top Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of arrangements.