Search billions of records on Ancestry.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 29, 2010                               Page 16A

 

jeanne schroeder keyworth

 

            Jeanne Schroeder Keyworth, age 81, of Blairsville, GA, formerly of Mendham, NJ, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010 following an extended illness.  Mrs. Keyworth was born on July 2, 1929 in Elizabeth, NJ, the daughter of the late Martin Schroeder and the late Violet Vonah Schroeder.  Jeanne was a 1946 graduate of Columbia High School in South Orange, NJ.  She also attended Upsala College.  She retired after many years as Municipal Court clerk in Springfield, NJ.  She enjoyed golf, piano, board games, reading and painting.  She was a loving mother, sister and friend to many.

            Mrs. Keyworth was preceded in death by her son, Allen Robert Keyworth Jr. in 1976.

Surviving Jeanne are her son, Craig, daughter-in-law, Patricia Decker-Keyworth of Atlanta, GA, and sister, Joan Schroeder of Morristown, NJ.  Many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial service was held on Sunday, September 19, 2010 at Branan Lodge.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that a donation be made in memory of Mrs. Keyworth to Branan Lodge (brananlodge.org), the retirement community where she lived, in Blairsville, GA. 

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


Jeanne Schroeder Keyworth

JEANNE SCHROEDER KEYWORTH
Courtesy of Mountain View Funeral Home

 

           


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

September 29, 2010                               Page 16A

 

troy henderson

 

            Troy Henderson, age 64, of Warne, NC, passed away Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at Murphy Medical Center.  Troy was born in Union County, GA to the late Willie and Selma (Early) Henderson.  He had worked as a heavy equipment operator in the construction business. Troy was of the Baptist Faith and attended Faith Tabernacle Church.

            Troy is survived by his wife, Judy Henderson of the home, son & daughter-in-law, Ricky & Jessica Henderson Mull of Alto, GA, son & daughter-in-law, Terry William & Christie Henderson of Warne, NC, brother & sister-in-law, Vinson & Joyce Henderson of Young Harris, GA, sister & brother-in-law, Gwendola & Phil Denton of Hiawassee, GA, sister & brother-in-law, Linda & Jerry miller of Hayesville, NC, sister, Sharon Monkus of Warne, NC, 7 grandchildren, Nathan Mull, Christian Mull, Brandon Mull, Taylor Mull, Devin Henderson, Roman Henderson and Easton Henderson.

            Funeral services for Troy were held Friday, September 24, 2010 at 2 p.m. from Many forks Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Dyer officiating.  Music was by Faith tabernacle Church Ladies Choir.  Pallbearers were Devin Henderson, Nathan Henderson, Ralph Lovell, Kenny Henderson, tony Henderson and Eric Mulkey.  Honorary pallbearers were Tommy Teems, Archie Coker, nephews and brothers-in-law.  Interment was in the church cemetery. 

            The Cochran Funeral Home of Hiawassee, GA in charge of the arrangements.  You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com


Troy Henderson

TROY HENDERSON
Courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home

 

           


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

September 29, 2010                               Page 16A

 

birdelle tritt lunsford

 

            Mrs. Birdelle Tritt Lunsford, age 93, of Suches, Georgia, passed away Monday evening, September 20, 2010 in Union County Nursing Home in Blairsville, Georgia.

            Mrs. Lunsford was born in Union County, Georgia, on Wednesday, August 29, 1917, a daughter of the late William Barton Tritt and Pearl Davis Tritt.  She was a homemaker and lifelong resident of the area, and a member of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church in Suches.  Mrs. Lunsford had been preceded in death by her husband, Willie G. Lunsford, in 1992; siblings: Melvin Tritt, Clyde Tritt, Ruby Pierce, Clarence Tritt, and Trevia Nell Barton.

            Surviving family members include son and daughter-in-law, Jim Donald and Jane Gooch Lunsford, of Gainesville, Georgia; daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Bud Braddock, of Suches, Georgia; siblings: Grace Robertson, Rev. Donald Tritt, Ella Mae  Beech, and Jean Edge.  Three grandchildren and their spouses: Tracy and Tom Braun, Paige and Evelyn Braddock, and Gueth and Sherri Braddock; two great grandchildren: Zachary Robert Owen and Rebecca Jane Owen; three great great grandchildren: Claire Tinkler, Sarah Tinkler, and Chandler Tinkler. 

            Funeral services were held Thursday, September 23, 2010, at 2 p.m., at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church, with Rev. Clarence Drummond officiating.  The body was instate at the church starting at 1:30 p.m. on the day of the service.  Brenda Brookshire led the congregation in singing church hymns.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Ken Carlisle, Tim Carlisle, Tom Braun, Gueth Braddock, Don Pruitt, and Jeff Edge.  Burial was in Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery.  Visitation began on Wednesday evening, after 6 p.m., with the family especially meeting with friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday evening.

<>            Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.  Please share your condolences and fond memories with the family at 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 29, 2010                               Page 16A

 

kenneth eugene stover

 

            Mr. Kenneth Eugene Stover age 72 of Towe Rd., Blairsville passed away on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 in the N.E. GA Medical Center following a brief illness.  Mr. Stover was born on Nov. 8, 1937 in Suches, GA the son of the late Oscar Stover and the late Nora Gilreath Stover.    He was a native and lifelong resident of Union County and had retired from GA. Boot with over thirty six years of service.  Kenneth enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, camping, gospel singing, watching all kinds of ballgames and spending time with his children and grandchildren.  He was everyone’s “Pee Paw”.  He was preceded in death by two brothers, William and Mac Stover and a sister, Ruby Towe.  Kenneth attended Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

            Surviving Kenneth are his loving wife of twenty five years, Wilma Towe Stover of Blairsville, children, Larry and Kathy Stover of Blairsville, Kenny (Buck) and Bonnie Stover of Douglasville, GA., Terry and Sherrie Stover of Blairsville, Andrea and Larry Seabolt of Blairsville, Gary and Ronda Ledford of Dahlonega, Vickie and Kevin Payne of Blairsville, Marty and Mandy Ledford of Ducktown, TN., Christie and Eric Wall of Sautee Nacoochee, four sisters and brothers in law, Irene and Edward Towe of Clermont, Hazel and Gary Anderson of Lula, Olene and Lewis Dyer of Blairsville, and Ruth and Dale Burke of Flowery Branch, grandchildren, Tim (Bo) and Leanne Stover, Stephen and Jessica Stover, Lacy Stover, Kayla Shuemake, Bradley and Jeremy Stover, Jeremiah, Aaron Deyton, Faith Dockery, Kayce Ledford, Whitney Ledford Garrett, Andrew Wall, Hannah Wall, Kourtney, Karlee and Kensley Payne, Rebecca, Claire and Brady Ledford, Stephanie Jones, Derek Barker and Holly Neighbours, great-grandchildren, Cooper Stover, Serenity and Grant Jones, Aubrey and Lance Garrett and Devin Barker, several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Friday Sept. 24, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Young, Rev. Dwayne Patterson and Rev. Dennis Taylor officiating.  Special music was presented by the Dennis Taylor Family, Mona Groves and Victoria Youngblood.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Stephen Stover, Jeremiah and Aaron Deyton, Gary and Marty Ledford and Kevin Payne.  Serving as honorary pallbearers were Kyle Young, Joey Colwell, Wade Rogers, Kenneth Deyton, Welchel Garrett and Eric Wall.  Interment followed in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the Union County Recreation Dept. for the Kenneth Stover scholarship Fund in Kenneth’s memory.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 3-9 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

 

           

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

September 29, 2010                               Page 17A

 

james leland “jim” dobson

 

            James Leland “Jim” Dobson, age 77, of Blairsville, Georgia, formerly of Atlanta, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta.  Jim was born in Atlanta to the late David Rufus and Cora (Coates) Dobson.  He was a member of First United Methodist church of Union County and was active in the OASIS program there, teaching Bridge and Ceramics.  Jim loved to work with his hands building and creating.  He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Modrie Simmons; daughter, Jenny Vickers; and a grandson, Brad Dalton.

            Surviving family members include his wife, Ellie Dobson of the home; son & daughter-in-law, Scott & Lanie Dobson of Cary, NC; daughter & son-in-law, Debbie & Kevin Dalton of Marietta, GA; son & daughter-in-law, Marc & Michele Dobson of Twenty Nine Palms, CA; son, Howell Vickers of Dayton Beach, FL; daughter & son-in-law, Lynn and Jim Hinchey of Woodstock, GA; daughter, Wendy Miller of Commerce, GA; brother, Hubert Dobson of Ft. Oglethorpe, GA; sister, Margie Martin of Decatur, GA; brother, Jewell Webb of Taylors, SC;  thirteen grandchildren, Jonathan Dobson, Emily Dobson, Morgan Hinchey, Davis Hinchey, Laura Hinchey, Sadie Dobson, Noah Dobson, Matthew Dalton, Jeremy Miller, Justin Miller, Carrie Vickers, Casey Vickers, Kelly Vickers, many nieces & nephews.

            Memorial services for Jim were held Sunday, September 19, 2010 at 2 PM from the Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Ben Lewis and Rev. Stan Wallace officiating.  Special music was presented by Jeff Bauman, Mrs. Ruth Twedt, and Mrs. Martha Davenport.

            The family received friends at the funeral home Sunday from 1 until 2 p.m.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made in Jim’s memory to First United Methodist Church of Union County-Building Fund; 859 Hwy. 515; Blairsville, GA 30512.

Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.  Please join us in remembering Jim by visiting our memorial at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com  Through this site you may share your thoughts and fond memories and photographs with the family, and view the life tribute video.

James Leland Dobson

JAMES LELAND DOBSON
Courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home


 

           


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

September 29, 2010                               Page 17A

 

jonnie mae fair hollaran

 

            Mrs. Jonnie Mae Fair Hollaran, age 72, of 132 Oak Grove Road, NW, Adairsville, passed away Saturday evening, September 18, 2010 at the residence.

            She was born in Blairsville, GA, March 24, 1938, daughter of the late James Robert and Thelma Mae Nelson Fair.  Mrs. Hollaran was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Brent Hollaran, and a brother, Johnny Richard Fair.

            Survivors include her husband of 54 years, William Talmadge Hollaran of Adairsville; son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Jill Hollaran of Adairsville; 2 grandchildren, Caylen and Logan Hollaran; a brother and sister-in-law, Robert M. Fair, Sr. and Pat Fair of Adairsville; 2 sisters and brothers-in-law, Ann and Larry Patterson of Blairsville, and Peggy Carol and Bill Martin of Cornelia; several nieces and nephews also survive. 

            Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 PM from NorthPointe (sic) Church, Adairsville, with Rev. Jim Pinkard and Rev. Jason Parker officiating.  Interment followed in Gordon memorial Cemetery, Calhoun.  The body lay-in-state from 1 PM until the funeral hour.  Rob Fair, Jeff Patterson, Kipp Champion, Keith Scoggins, John Fair, and Chad Delong served as pallbearers.

The family received friends Monday evening from 6 PM until 9 PM at Barton Funeral Home.

R. Dudley Barton & Son Funeral Home, Adairsville, in charge of funeral arrangements for Mrs. Jonnie Hollaran.