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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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September 24, 1997       Page 5B

 

mrs. gladys thomas 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 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; son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Betty 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 Cemetery.  

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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September 24, 1997       Page 5B

 

mrs. pauline grace stroud

 

            Mrs. Pauline Grace Stroud, age 87, of Acworth, died Wednesday.  Funeral services were held Saturday at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home in Kennesaw with Rev. Stanley Wilkins and Rev. Brad Dewberry officiating.  Burial was at Rolling Hills Memory Gardens in Acworth. 

A native of Union County, Mrs. Stroud moved to Acworth in 1956.   She was a school teacher, retiring in 1971 after 35 years, including Oak Grove Elementary School.  She was a member of new Hope Baptist Church. 

Survivors include five sons, Ronnie Stroud, Leon Stroud, Paul Stroud, Martin Stroud, all of Acworth, and James Stroud of Woodstock, GA.; one daughter, Alice Casteel, of Griffin, GA.; sister, Mary Nichols of South Carolina; 12 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren. Many other relatives and friends also survive.

           


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

September 24, 1997       Page 5B

 

mrs. vesta c. stewart

 

            Mrs. Vesta C. Stewart, age 87, of Blairsville, passed away Thursday evening in Union County Nursing Home. 

Mrs. Stewart was born May 20, 1910, a daughter of the late William A. and Effie Low Cook.  She was a homemaker and a member of pleasant Grove Baptist Church.  Mrs. Stewart was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas J. “Juddy” Stewart in 1970 and a son, Carlton Lee Stewart in 1993. 

Survivors include sons, Arvil J. Stewart of Biloxi, Mississippi and Melvin L. Stewart of Tuson, (sic) AR.; daughters, Clarena Keller of Jonesboro, GA., Lena Saradnik of Salem, Mass., and Linda Stewart of Jonesboro; sisters, Cleo Wood of Bogart, GA., Juanita Fields of Nicholson, GA. and Eunice Shedd of Virginia beach, VA.; brothers, Ray Cook of Nicholson, GA. and Cletus Cook of Baltimore, MD.; fifteen grandchildren and twenty great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, September 20, 1997 at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Ronnie Abernathy officiating.  Music by the church choir.  Pallbearers were: Dan TrueLove, Charles Brackett, J.B. King, Truett Brackett, Homer Powell, and Royce Brown.  Interment was in the church cemetery.  

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.