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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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September 30, 2009                   Page 3B

 

danny shane woody

 

            Mr. Danny Shane Woody, age 36, of Suches, GA, died Saturday, September 26, 2009 at his residence following an extended illness. 

Mr. Woody was a native and lifelong resident of Union County and was of the Baptist faith.   

He is survived by his parents, Lee and Joan Roper Woody of Suches, GA; son, Colby Woody, Dahlonega, GA; daughter, Lydia Woody, Blairsville, GA; sisters and brothers-in-law, Joann and Billy Zeger, Flat Rock, AL; Stacy and Randy Harkins, Blairsville, GA; brother and sister-in-law, Ronnie and Doris Woody, Suches, GA.  A number of other relatives also survive.

            Funeral services were held 3 PM Monday, September 28, 2009 at the Banister Funeral Home chapel (sic) in Dahlonega with Rev. Josh Mulkey officiating.  Interment followed in the Woody Cemetery in Union County.  

            The family received friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 5 PM until 9 PM and again on Monday until the time of service.

            Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega in charge of arrangements.  


The North Georgia News

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September 30, 2009                   Page 3B

 

lori kay wynn

 

            Mrs. Lori Kay Wynn, age 41, of Guffey Valley, Blairsville passed away on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009 following an extended illness.  Mrs. Wynn was born on Aug. 31, 1968 in Dearborne, MI, the daughter of P. Allen Wynn and Dorothy Butts Dyer.  Lori loved movies, animals and enjoyed reading.  She was a loving daughter and sister.  Lori attended the House of Prayer Church. 

            Surviving Mrs. Wynn are her mother and stepfather, Dorothy and Quinton Dyer of Blairsville, father and stepmother, P. Allen and Debbie Wynn of MI, two sisters and brothers-in-law, JuliAnna and William Branham of Monroe, MI, Lisa and Nick Heppard of Farmington Hills, MI, one brother and sister-in-law, Jason and dawn Wynn of Oxford Lake, MI, nieces and nephews, Justin and Rebecca Branham, Ava and Olivia Heppard, Makenna and Keegan Wynn, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009 at 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Stacy Dyer officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, William Branham, Keith and Randy Adkins, Craig Dyer, Jason  Wynn and J.M. Dyer.  Interment followed in the Union Memory Gardens Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 6-9 p.m.

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

           


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mark alan king

 

            Mr. Mark Alan King age 47 passed away on Tuesday Sept. 22, 2009.  mark was born on August 29, 1962 in Boston, MA the son of Charles W. King Jr. and Barbara Munro King.  Mark was a loving father, son, brother and grandfather.  He enjoyed cooking, boating and hunting and will be remembered for his boisterous laugh and love of his children.  Mark was a member of the Rotary and the Lions Club and owner of mark King Insurance Agency of Blairsville. 

            Surviving Mr. King are his parents Charles W. King and sandy King of Wheaton, IL, mother, Barbara M. King of Snellville, GA, four children, Peyton King of Monroe, GA, Savannah, Isaac and Zachary King all of Blairsville, two brothers and one sister-in-law, Charles and Betsy King of Dawsonville, Paul King of Snellville, two grandchildren, Hadynne and Jadynne and many other relatives and numerous friends.

A memorial service will be held at a alter date and will be announced.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family request that memorials may be pledged to Mark’s surviving children in the form of a College fund c/o Nantahala Bank in Blairsville. 

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

           


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ermine palmer branch

 

            Ermine Palmer Branch, 96, of Blairsville, GA, died Friday, September 18,2 009 in Blairsville. 

Graveside funeral services were at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 23 at Oakview Cemetery in Camilla with Rev. James Sapp officiating. 

Born December 16, 1912 in Mitchell County she was the daughter of the late James L. Palmer and Mary Ella Baker Palmer.  Mrs. Palmer (sic) was a school teacher and a member of Blairsville Methodist Church.  She was preceded in death by a son, John L. Branch.   

Survivors include a son, E.H. Branch of Blairsville; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation was from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 23 at Parker Bramlett Funeral Home.  Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  To sign our online guest registry, visit our website at www.parkerbramlett.com.

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the local arrangements. 


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marvin henry hernden

 

            Mr. Marvin Henry Hernden, age 83, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, September 21, 2009, in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.  He was a well-loved and well-respected man in the community.  Mr. Hernden was born on Saturday, April 17, 1926, in Palm Beach County, Florida, the only child of the late Herman Hernden and Fern Stalain Hernden.  His father, a pioneer in the Lake Worth area, and his mother was a teacher in the first school there.  Marvin graduated from lake Worth High School in 1944, and joined the Army and served with the 94th Infantry Division in France and Germany. When the war was over, he entered college – the University of Florida, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree.  Mr. Hernden retired from the City of Miami in 1981 and made Blairsville his family’s home.  He developed and was the owner of “7 Creeks Housekeeping Cabins” in Blairsville.  Mr. Hernden was an active member of First United Methodist Church of Union County, and a member of Fidelis Sunday School class.  Marvin had served as church treasurer for almost twenty years.  He volunteered for the Meals on Wheels program, and the TULIP program.  In 2002, his first wife of nearly 50 years, Bobbie Yancey Hernden, passed away. 

            Surviving family members include his wife, Flora Love Hernden, of Blairsville; sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Mary Ellen Hernden, and Ralph and Michelle Hernden, all of Blairsville.  Grandchildren: Angie Hernden Pollard, Jessica Hernden, and Ashley Harris; great grandchildren: Isabella Pollard, Emma Pollard, Michael Rinker, and Zoey Hernden.  Many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held Friday, September 25, 2009, at First United Methodist Church of Union County, with Pastor Ben B. Lewis officiating.  Special music was presented during the service by Mrs. Phyllis Baker and Mr. Jeff Bauman.  Burial was in Choestoe Cemetery with military honors presented by North Georgia Honor Guard.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Bud Akins, Bob Head, Ed Wiley, Ronald Taylor, Robert Rogers, Jerry Robertson, Ralph Hernden, and Robert Hernden.

            Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home and Crematory of Blairsville.  Please send condolences and view Mr. Hernden’s Lifetribute by visiting our website at  www.cochrannfuneralhomes.com