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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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September 17, 1997       Page 5B

 

mrs. gladys tomas rogers

 

            Mrs. Gladys Thomas Rogers, age 65, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, September 7, 1997 in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta. 

Mrs. Rogers was born in Union County, Georgia, on September 21, 1931, a daughter of the late Gordon Thomas and Dessie Beavers Thomas.  She was a homemaker and had lived in the Blairsville and Murphy area for all of her life.  She was a member of the House of Prayer Interdenominational Church. 

            Surviving are her husband, Luther Rogers, of Blairsville; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Herbert Kelly of Blairsville; daughter and son-in-law, Barbie and Jerry Helton of Blairsville; son and daughter-in-law, Freddie and Dolly Rogers of Blairsville; son and daughter-in-law, David and Shirley Rogers of Blairsville, and son, Jeff Rogers of Blairsville; sister and brother-in-law, Ellavee and Ernest Bolch, and brother and sister in law, Clyde and Betty Thomas, all of Gastonia, N.C.; eleven grandchildren and three great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 9, 1997 at 2 p.m. from the House of Prayer Church with Rev. Dolly Rogers, Rev. Jerry Helton and Rev. Bill Honaker officiating.  Special music was presented by the House of Prayer Choir.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Zach Helton, Josh Wilson, Shawn Wilson, Wesley Kelly, Abraham Patrick, and Bill Dyer.  Interment was in the House of Prayer church (sic) Cemetery  

           


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September 17, 1997       Page 5B

 

mrs. della bea brewer

 

            Mrs. Della Bea Brewer, age 68, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, September 7, 1997 at her home.

Mrs. Brewer was born in Polk County, Tennessee, on July 19, 1929, a daughter of the late Claim Murphy and Essie Payne Murphy.  She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church.  Mrs. Brewer had been prec3eded in death by a daughter, Janie Brewer, in 1951; and her husband, Claude Brewer, in 1991. 

            Surviving are daughter, Judy Burch, of Blairsville, and son, Jerry Brewer, also of Blairsville; brothers, Creede Murphy and Willard Murphy, both of Royal Oak, Michigan; sisters, Nell Brown, of Ferndale, Michigan, Mae Goodin and Vina Lea Boatright, both of Romulus, Michigan; three grandchildren, Vickie Sisum, Vanessa Sisum, and Jerri Ann Brewer; four great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 10, 1997 at 2 p.m. from Liberty Baptist Church with Rev. Brent Chatham and Rev. Terrell Jones officiating. Special music was presented by Odina Gibson, Iris Conley, and Selma Bradley.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Tony Crowe, Bobby Murphy, don Murphy, Gary Goodin, James Murphy, and Jimmy Sisum.  Interment was in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.  

             


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September 17, 1997       Page 5B

 

mrs. birdie mull

 

            Mrs. Birdie Mull, age 83, of Nottley Dam Road, Blairsville, GA, died Wednesday, September 10, 1997 in an Atlanta hospital.  A native of Fannin County, GA., she had lived in Akron, OH. before moving to Blairsville in 1966.  She was the daughter of the late Coot and Bertha Teague Gilreath and the wife of the late Ralph J. Mull, who died in 1980.  She was a retired inspector with Firestone Tire and Rubber Company and was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Blairsville. 

            Surviving are two sons, Robert Lewis Mull of Blairsville and Charles William Mull of San Jose, CA.; and four grandchildren and four great grandchildren also survive.

            Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 13, 1997 in the chapel of Ivie Funereal (sic) Home Murphy with Rev. Calvin Murphy officiating.  Burial was in Friendship Baptist Church No. 2 Cemetery.  Pallbearers were John Thompson and Mark, Keith and Harry Mull.

            The family requests that memorials be made to Friendship Baptist Church No. 2 Cemetery Fund, c/o Vonnie Martin, Route 4, Box 107, Murphy, N.C. 28906.

            Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy in charge of all arrangements, and this notice is a courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.


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September 17, 1997       Page 5B

 

mr. walter j. carter

 

            Mr. Walter J. Carter, age 80, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, September 9, 1997 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville. 

Mr. Carter was born in Coffee County, Georgia, on February 22, 1917, a son of the late Elbert Carter and Angieline Wood Carter.  Mr. Carter had lived in the Blairsville area for the past sixteen years, coming here from Waycross, Georgia.  He was a member of Zebulon Baptist Church and also was a member of the Union General Hospital Auxiliary. 

            Surviving are two sisters, Mary Westberry of Blairsville and Ruby Harper of Jacksonville, FL.; several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Friday, September 12, 1007 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home Blairsville with Rev. Hughes Chatham officiating.  Special music was presented by Junior and Carolyn Bridges and Patsy Hedden.  Serving as honorary escort to the family was members of the Union General Hospital Auxiliary.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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September 17, 1997       Page 5B

 

mrs. nellie b. jones

 

            Mrs. Nellie Beatrice. Jones, age 100, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Saturday, September 13, 1997 following a period of declining health. 

Mrs. Jones was born October 30, 1896, the daughter of James D. and Kansas Dills Conner.  She was the widow of the late Homer C. Jones. 

            Surviving are her daughter, Reva Mae Patterson of Blairsville; a son, Elmo Jones of Blairsville; grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 

            Funeral services were held Monday, September 15, 1997 at 2 p.m. from the Faith Baptist Church with the Rev. James Brock and the Rev. Wayne Matherson  officiating.    Interment was in the Duncan Cemetery.  Banister Funeral Home of Young Harris in charge of arrangements.