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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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September 3, 1997         Page 4B

 

mrs. edith ozelle franklin

 

            Mrs. Edith Ozelle Franklin, 65, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, August 24, 1997 at her home. 

Mrs. Franklin was born June 22, 1932, in Walker County, Georgia, a daughter of the late Charlie A. Autry and Carrier Durham Autry.  She was a homemaker and had lived in this area fort the past 38 years, coming here from Chickamauga, Georgia.  Mrs. Franklin was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.   

            Surviving are her husband, G.L. Franklin, of the home; son, Gerald E. Webb, of McCaysville, GA; son, Ronald M. Webb, of Blairsville; son Douglas W. Webb, also of Blairsville; son, Gordon Larry Franklin, of Blairsville; son, Grant L. Franklin, of Suches, GA; son, Chuck L. Franklin, of Duluth, GA; and son, Greg L. Franklin, of Blairsville; sisters: Ella Mae Autry and Myrtice Autry, both of Chickamauga, GA; 19 grandchildren and four great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 26, 1997 at 3 p.m. from Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with Reverend Steve Youngblood, Reverend Hubert Legg, and Reverend William Sisum officiating.  Special music was presented by Jerry Butram.  Interment was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville 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)

 

 

September 3, 1997         Page 4B

 

mr. joseph wyly penland

 

            Mr. Joseph Wyly Penland, 97, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, August 13, 1997.

Mr. Penland was born in Union County, Georgia, on December 18, 1899, a son of the late Joseph Penland and Margaret Crawford Penland.  He was a lifelong resident of this area and was a retired carpenter.  Mr. Penland was a member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church for over 80 years.  He served as Sunday School Superintendent and teacher for many years.  His wife, Annie Belle Hamby Penland, passed away in 1994.   

            Surviving are son and daughter-in-law, Ferrell and Grapelle Penland, and daughter, Josephine Akins, all of Blairsville; two grandsons: Ronny Penland of Mableton, GA, and Karl “Buddy” Rowan of Blairsville; four great grandchildren: Darren Rowan and Karla Colwell, both of Blairsville, and Julie Penland and Elizabeth Penland, both of Mableton; great-great granddaughters: Sidney Rowan and Layne Colwell also survive.

            Funeral services were held Friday, August 15, 1997 at 3 p.m. from Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville Chapel with Reverend Harley Hunter and Reverend Stacy Dyer officiating.  Special music was presented by Ken and Elaine Young.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Junior Duckworth, Harold Crump, Danny Stephens, Johnny Hamby, Bill Hamby, and Fred Penland.  Interment was in Harmony Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.  

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville 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)

 

 

September 3, 1997         Page 4B

 

mr. charles donald prikryl

 

            Mr. Charles Donald Prikryl, age 73, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Saturday, August 30, 1997 following a period of declining health.  Mr. Prikryl was born in Mt. Pleasant, PA but had lived in Union County  for the past three years ad was a Landscape (sic) designer. 

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Virginia Prikryl of the home; sons, Douglas Prikryl of Largo, FL, Thomas Prikryl of Blairsville; daughter, Judy Judd of Huntsburg, OH; brothers, Chester Prikryl of Fargo (sic), FL., Edward Prikryl of Jamestown, NY; grandchildren: Tracy, Jeff and Molly Williams and Dristina Prikryl and a number of nieces and nephews. 

            Memorial services were held Monday, September 1, 1997 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of the Banister Funeral Home in Young Harris.  The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Arthritis Foundation or a charity of your choice.  Banister Funeral Home of Young Harris in charge of arrangements.