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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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September 17, 2008       Page 4C

 

paulette celeste harper

 

            Mrs. Paulette Celeste Harper, age 46, of Marie Lane, Blairsville, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008 at her home.  Mrs. Harper was born on July 28, 1962 in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of Dominick Conte and Ann Distefano Conte.  She had owned and operated Smokey Mtn. Pizza in Blairsville.  She was very active in her church.  Mrs. Harper was a member of the House of Prayer Church.

            Surviving Mrs. Harper are her loving children, one son, Stephen Paul Harper of Blairsville, one daughter, Stephanie Harper of Blairsville, father and mother, Dominick and Ann Conte of Highland beach, FL, one brother and sister-in-law, Joseph and Lynn Conte of Winter Park, FL, one sister, Stephanie ImBriale of Boca Raton, FL, many other relatives, friends and all of her church family at the HOUSE of Prayer also survive.

            A memorial service was held on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008 following worship services at the House of Prayer Church with Rev. Jerry Helton officiating.  A funeral will be held on Wednesday Sept. 17, 2008 at 10 a.m. from the Babione Funeral Home Chapel in Boca Raton, FL.  A visitation will be held there on Tuesday evening from 204 and 7-9 p.m.  Interment will follow in the Boca Raton Mausoleum.

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com

 

NOTE:  North Georgia News, September 17, 2008 –front page- “GBI, USCO investigated tragic event

           


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Blairsville, GA  30512

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September 17, 2008       Page 4C

 

pamela sue tate anderson

 

            Mrs. Pamela Sue Tate Anderson, age 44, of Shoe Factory Rd., Blairsville, passed away on Friday, Sept. 12 2008 at her home following an extended illness.  Mr. Anderson was born on Feb. 19, 1964 in Union County, the daughter of Jewell Tate, Sr. and Christine Potts Tate.  She was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  She was a loving wife, mother, daughter and sister.  She loved all of her family and also her four dogs, Trixie, Pepper, Bug and George.  Mrs. Anderson as of the Baptist faith.

            Surviving Mrs. Anderson are her loving husband of nine years, Stephen Anderson of Blairsville, one son, Timothy S. Tate of Blairsville, mother, Christine Tate of Blairsville, father, Jewell Tate, Sr. of TX, one sister, Shelia Garland of Athens, GA, one brother, Jewell Tate, Jr. of Athens, father and mother-in-law, Leroy and Sarah Anderson of Blairsville, sisters-in-law, Penny Warren of Winder, Pam Guthrie of Blairsville several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Monday, Sept. 15, 2008 at 4 p.m. from the Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Steve Rhoten, Rev. Marvin Brown and Doug Loyd officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Lamar Dyer, Aaron Groves, Kevin Payne, Nathaniel Stepp, Johnny Thomas, Cory Thomas, John Guthrie and Doug Loyd.  Serving as honorary pallbearers were Bo Stover, Glenn Loyd and Andy Loyd.  Interment will follow in the Victory Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com

           


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September 17, 2008       Page 4C

 

ford king

 

            Mr. Ford King, age 79, passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2008 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.  Ford was born Monday, December 17, 1928 in Union County, GA, to the late Marcus Clayburn King and the late Addie Kate Dyer King.  He was a member of Old Liberty Baptist Church and was preceded in death by a sister, Northa Brown and brother, Rouse King.

            Survivors include: son, Charles King of Blairsville; daughter, Mary Jo King of Marietta, GA; son & daughter-in-law, Arlen and Barbara King of Blairsville; son, Lee King of Blairsville; sisters, Irene Davis, Lucille Collins and Hazel Dyer; brothers, Cecil King and Sam King, all of Blairsville; 9 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Friday, September 12, 2008 at 2 PM from the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerry Young officiating.  Interment followed in Old Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.  Serving as pallbearers were the following gentlemen: Toby Collins, Freddie Collins, Jason Collins, Aubrey Dyer, Harold Collins and Herman Cheek.  Serving as honorary pallbearers were the following gentlemen: Kevin Cheek and Mike King.

            The family received friends at the funeral home from 6-9, Thursday, September 11. 


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September 17, 2008       Page 5C

 

lucille m. cain

 

            Lucille M. Cain, 93, Peavine, GA, died Friday, September 5, 2008, at her residence.  She was a native of Union County, GA, and moved to Walker County in the 1940’s.  She was a daughter of the late Richard and Elizabeth Prater England.  Mrs. Cain was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 53 years, Leon Cain, five sisters and two brothers.  She was a member of the Peavine Baptist Church where she had taught Beginners Sunday School for more than 35 years and had served in other capacities including V.B.S., Sunbeams, W.M.U. and loved Community Missions.  Mrs. Cain had worked in the Chenille Textile Ind. And had worked at The Peerless Woolen Mill in Rossville where she met her beloved husband.

            Survivors are her daughter, Sonja Cain, Peavine; several nieces and nephews.

            Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Peavine Baptist Church with Rev. David Pruett, Dr. Stephen Anthony, and Rev. Rick Suddard officiating.  Interment followed in the Peavine Cemetery. 

            Active pallbearers were Stanley Black, Roy Davis, Ronnie Haslerig, Bruce Potts, Bobby Pruett, and Keith Trundle.  Honorary Pallbearers were the Fellowship Sunday School Class.

            In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Georgia Baptist Children’s Home, P.O. Box 329, Palmetto, GA 30268, or the Peavine Cemetery Fund, 1089 Peavine Road, Rock Spring, GA 30739.

            Visit www.heritagefh.com to view a memorial tribute and share condolences.

            The family received friends from 204 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.


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September 17, 2008       Page 5C

 

stanely earl jackson

 

            Mr. Stanley Earl Jackson (Big Daddy) age 52 of Flea Market Hwy Jasper, GA, formerly of Blairsville and Dalton passed away on Tuesday Sept. 9, 2008 in the Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta following an extended illness.  Mr. Jackson was born on Feb. 14, 1956 in Andrews, NC., the son of Jane Elizabeth Harden Jackson and the late Earl Landon Jackson.  Stanley was well known as an automobile salesman and had many other types of businesses throughout his life.  He was preceded in death by a son Matthew Jackson in 1980 and his father, Earl in 1986.  Mr. Jackson was a member of the Antioch Baptist Church.

            Surviving Mr. Jackson are his mother, Jane Guy of Cartersville, SC, one daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda and Jesus Barrientos of Dalton, one son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Heather Jackson of Rocky Face, GA., three sisters and two brother in laws, Yvonne (Cat) Jackson of Ellijay, Kathy and Andy Ramirez of AL., Christine and Bobby Caselina of TX., five grandchildren, Hanna, Haley, Holly, Maison (Monkey) and Adrianna, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008 at 12:00 pm from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Robert Jarvis officiating.  IN lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that donations may be made to help with medical and funeral expenses.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6-9 pm. 

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com

           


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September 17, 2008       Page 5C

 

stephen brannon harper

 

            Mr. Stephen Brannon Harper, age 52 of Marie Lane, Blairsville passed away on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008 at his home.  Mr. Harper was born on June 17, 1956 in Hollywood, FL the son of John Harper and June Denkel Harper.  He had owned and operated Smokey Mtn. pizza.  He was a loving father and son.  He enjoyed sports and fishing.  At the time of his death he was employed by Wimpey Poultry Company.  Mr. Harper was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

            Surviving Mr. Harper are his loving children, one son Stephen Paul Harper of Blairsville, one daughter, Stephanie Harper of Blairsville, mother and step father, June and Robert Paine of Young Harris, father, John Harper of Jacksonville, FL., two sisters, Karen Harper of Jacksonville, FL., Elizabeth Harper of Ft. Lauderdale, FL., several aunts, uncles, cousins, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial service was held on Monday Sept. 15, 2008 at 11:00 am from the Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Larry Casey officiating.  IN lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in memory of Mr. Harper.  The family met with friends following the services. 

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com

           

 

NOTE:  North Georgia News, September 17, 2008 –front page- “GBI, USCO investigated tragic event


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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September 17, 2008       Page 5C

 

mary l. bragg

 

            Mrs. Mary L. Bragg, age 82, of Ray Lewis Rd., Blairsville, passed away on Friday, Sept. 12, 2008 at her home following a brief illness.  Mrs. Bragg was born on Sept. 7, 1926 in Savannah, GA, the daughter of the late Shouble and Maude Bragg.  She had made her home in Blairsville since 1994, moving here from Charleston, SC.  Mary loved to read.  Mrs. Bragg was of the Baptist faith.

            Surviving Mrs. Bragg are three sisters and one brother-in-law, Henrietta and Alvin Ledford of Hayesville, NC, Ann Jones of Hayesville, Dorothy Lewis and Ruth Daniel both of Blairsville, two brothers and sisters-in-law, Stokley and Nola Martin, Rev. R.L. and Katherine martin all of Blairsville, numerous nieces, nephews, rand nieces and nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Monday, Sept. 15, 2008 at 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. R.L. martin and Rev. Loyce Waters officiating.  Mrs.. Bragg’s nephews served as pallbearers.  Interment followed in the Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Sunday evening anytime after 6 p.m. 

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com

           


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Blairsville, GA  30512

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September 17, 2008       Page 5C

 

herbert g. dowis

 

            Mr. Herbert G. Dowis, age 77, of Mtn. Valley lane, Blairsville, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 following an extended illness.  Mr. Dowis was born on Feb. 1, 1931 in Fulton County, GA, the son of the late William Herbert Dowis and the late Emma Grey Moorehead Dowis.  He was retired from the DuPont Chemical Company as a chemist.  He was a member of the American Legion, the D.A.V., The Rolls Royce Club.  He loved traveling and had traveled all over the world.  Herbert was a loving, caring and kind hearted man.  Mr. Dowis was of the Baptist faith.

            Surviving MR. Dowis are one daughter, Susan lane Lewis of AZ, one sister, Joyce Lambert of CA, five grandchildren, Will, Ray, Dillon and Serena, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            No services are planned at this time.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to a favorite charity of your choice in memory of Mr. Dowis.

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com