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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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September 27, 1995                               Page 7B

 

mr. watson t. wimpey

 

            Mr. Watson T. Wimpey, age 83, of Hiawassee, GA passed away Sunday, September 17, 1995 at his home.

            Mr. Wimpey was born in Union County, GA on November 24, 1911, a son of the late James L. and Thanie A. Cook Wimpey.  He had lived in Rockmart, GA until he retired from the textile industry and had lived in Hiawassee for 15 years.  He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Hiawassee.  Mr. Wimpey was also a Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness Minister.

            Survivors include his wife Willie Wimpey of the home; daughter, Joyce Smith of Denver, CO; sons, Randall Wimpey of Roundhill, KY, David Wimpey of Hot Springs, AK, Robert Wimpey of Gretna, LA and Ron Wimpey of Ten Mile, TN; sisters, Dessie Ledford and Emma Dyer, both of Blairsville, GA; brothers, John Wimpey Phd of Hapeville, GA and Pat Wimpey of Macon, GA; ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Memorials services were held Tuesday, September 19, 1995 at 3 p.m. from Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses with Bro. Lou Bennett officiating. 

            Cochran Funeral Home of Hiawassee, GA 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 27, 1995                               Page 7B

 

mrs. thelma e. patterson

 

            Mrs. Thelma E. Patterson, age 90, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday September 19, 1995 in Union County Hospital in Blairsville.

            Mrs. Patterson was born in Goshen, Illinois, on January 4, 1905, a daughter of Howard Simmons and Ida Mae West Simmons.  She was a homemaker and had lived in this area for most of her life.  Mrs. Patterson was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.  Two children preceded her in death, Murel Murray and Preston Patterson.

            Surviving are daughters, Geraldine Zecher and Rozella Moore, both of Middletown, Ohio; sons, Roy Patterson, Dale Patterson, Benny Patterson, and Richard Patterson, all of Blairsville; daughter, Shirley McClure of East Point, GA; son, Evin Patterson of Blairsville; sister, Ann Faris, and brother, Jack Simmons, both of Middletown, Ohio; twenty four grandchildren and thirty two great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Friday, September 22, 1995 at 2 p.m. from Bethlehem Baptist Church with Rev. Clyde Coleman and Rev. Vernon Davenport officiating.  Music for the services was presented by The Faith Singers.  Grandsons served as pallbearers and honorary escort, with interment in the 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 27, 1995                               Page 7B

 

mr. clifton coker

 

            Mr. Clifton Coker, age 81, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Saturday, September 23, 1995 at his home. 

            Mr. Coker was the son of the late William and Sarah Cook Coker.  He was born in Union County, Georgia on July 29, 1914.  He was a lifelong resident of this area and a member of Trackrock Baptist Church.  Mr. Coker had been a deacon for forty-five years.         Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Dimple Collins Coker, of the home; six daughters, Mary Souther of Blairsville, Shirley Winn of Flowery Branch, GA, Jeannette Hughes of Blairsville, Linda Sosebee of Blackhawk, Colorado, and Debbie Free of Blairsville and Lee Gooch of Clarkesville, GA; five sons, Harold Coker of Andrews, NC, Eldon Coker of Blairsville, Roger Coker of Cleveland, GA, Anthony Coker of Blairsville, and Stanley Coker of Chatsworth, GA; sister, Irene Brown of Blairsville, sixteen grandchildren and seven great grandchildren, nieces and nephews and a host of friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held Monday, September 25, 1995 at 2 p.m. from Trackrock Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Chastain and Rev. Harley Hunter officiating.  Music was presented by the Trackrock Choir.  The following grandsons served as pallbearers: Mike Souther, Alan Gooch, Marty Hughes Jason Sosebee, Kevin Gooch, and Tracy Coker.  The following gentlemen served as honorary escort to the family: Paul Revis, Gaylon Cook, Tim Coker, Adam Coker, and Brian Free.  Interment was in Trackrock 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 27, 1995                               Page 7B

 

mr. jim kimbrell

 

            Mr. Jim Kimbrell, age 74 of Blairsville, GA, passed away Friday, September 22, 1995.

            Mr. Kimbrell was a native of Tennessee, and was born April 4, 1921 a son of the late Zack Kimbrell and Martha Garrett Kimbrell.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  Mr. Kimbrell was a member of Youngstown Baptist Church.

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Millie Henderson Kimbrell if the home; daughter, Peggy Anderson of Hayesville, NC; son, Ira Kimbrell of Calhoun, GA; son, Vernon Kimbrell of Phoenix, AZ, daughter, Susie Hyatt of Young Harris, GA; and daughter, Kathy Cothren, of Murphy, NC; sisters, Wilcie Hughes of Brasstown, NC and Helen White of Anderson, SC; special friend, Lorene Henson of Blairsville; nine grandchildren, and five great grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, September 24, 1995 at 2 p.m. from Youngstown Baptist church (sic) with Rev. Leon Henderson and rev. Claude Davenport officiating.  Special music was presented by Willaree Davenport, Lewis Smith, and Ned Wilcoxin.  Deacons served as pallbearers and preachers served as honorary escort to the family.  Interment was in Many Forks Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           

Cochran Funeral Home Blairsville entrusted with arrangements.  You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.

 

            Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.  Please send condolences to the family at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.