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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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September 12, 2007                   Page 17B

 

john berlin adams

 

Mr. John Berlin Adams, age 87, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Friday, August 24th, 2007, in Stonehenge Assisted Living Center in Blairsville.  Mr. Adams was born in Monroe County, Florida, on Thursday, July 8, 1920, a son of the late John Berlin Adams and Annie Cedele Russell Adams.  He was a veteran of the U.S. marines Corps, and served during World War II, in Iwo Jima.  He had been preceded in death by his wife, Maurine Strickland Adams.

Surviving family members include a son, Charles Adams, of Miami; and a daughter, Maurine Gregory, of Blairsville; grandchildren: Heather Lusk, Kent Adams, John Ledford Gregory and Thomas Gerald Gregory; two great grandchildren also survive, along with many friends and other relatives.

Memorial Services were held on Monday, September 10, 2007, at 10 a.m., at the Old Rock Sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Blairsville, with Dr. Fred Lodge officiating.  Military Honors were presented by North Georgia Honor Guard.

If you wish, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either: First Baptist Church of Blairsville Building Fund, P.O. box 2058, Blairsville, GA 30514, or to The Gideons International, P.O. box 521, Blairsville, GA 30514.

Cochran Funeral Home and Crematory of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.  You may sign the guest register and send condolences to the family at our website: www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

(no corrections have been made; this is exactly as it appeared in paper)

 

 

September 12, 2007                   Page 17B

 

paul walter nix

 

Mr. Paul Walter Nix, age 84, passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2007 in the Meadows Regional medical Center.  Mr. Nix was a Union County native and had lived most of his life in Reidville, having mover there 15 years ago.  He was a World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Army.  He was retired from Dalton Carpet and was an avid gardener and landscaper.  Mr. Nix was a member of the Old Union Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by his parents, William Jasper Nix and Leona West Nix; one son, bobby Nix; brothers, Clayton, Mercer, Donald, Newton, Andy, and Kimsey Nix; sister Estee Nix.

He is survived by his wife, Ina Souther Clark Nix, of Vidalia; five daughters and sons-in-law, Lavern and Carl Cook and Brenda and Burch Wood, both of Newport, TN, Melva and Vernon Akins of Gainesville, GA, Tina and Frank Vanderpool of Vacaville, CA, and Kathy and Wendell Sanders of Reidsville; sister and brother-in-law, Rosa Lee and Dillard Owenby of Otisville, MI; brother Harrison Nix of Blairsville, GA; sister-in-law, Allene Nix of Flowery Branch, GA; a special family friend, Priscilla Costen; thirteen grandchildren; several great and great-great-grandchildren nieces, and nephews.

Funeral services were held Saturday, September 1, 2007 in the chapel of Bradley B. Anderson Funeral Home with Rev. Andrew Nelms officiating.  Interment followed in the Reidsville City Cemetery.  Pall bearers were Shane Arnold, Eddie King, Anthony James, David Akins, Devin Durrence, and Brian Curl. 

Bradley B. Anderson Funeral Home of Reidsville, GA in charge of arrangements.