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Blairsville, GA  30512

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October 2, 1996                               Page 5B

 

mr. harvey c. burnette

 

            Mr. Harvey C. Burnette, 79, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, September 23, 1996 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

Mr. Burnette was born in Hall County, Georgia, on June 9, 1917, a son of the late John Calvin Burnette and Alice Seabolt Burnette.  He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.  Mr. Burnette had lived most of his life in this area, and was a member of Zion Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by a sister, Della Dyer.   

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Marie Brown Burnette, of the home; daughter, Pat Mathewson, of Marietta; daughter and son in law, Sandra and Art Mathewson, also of Marietta; son and daughter in law, Billy and robin (sic) Burnette, of Blairsville; daughter and son in law, Teresa and Eddie Stanley, of Canton, GA daughter and son in law, Mildred and Richard Harkins, of Blairsville; and son and daughter in law, Terrell and Sylvia Foster of Marietta (sic); sisters: Lillie Reece, Able Reece, and Lela Stephens, of Blairsville; Naomi Reece of Augusta; and Mattie Bell Cantrell of Dahlonega; Brother, Anceberry Burnette of Blairsville; ten grandchildren, and one great grandchild also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 2, 1996 at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of the Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Willis Garrett, Rev. Lester Sutton, and Rev. Bill Honaker officiating.  Special music was presented by Kennith (sic) and Elaine Young.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Dorsey Dockery, Weldon Reece, Jeep Stephens, Eddie Terry, Bluford Dyer, Jimmy cook, Johnny Burnette and Eugene Pope.  Military Honors were conferred by the North GA Honor Guard, with interment in Shady Grove Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of arrangements.


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October 2, 1996                               Page 5B

 

mr. daniel g. knox

 

            Mr. Daniel G. Knox, 74, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Saturday, September 21, 1996 at his home following an extended illness. 

Mr. Knox was born in Cobb County, Georgia, on March 7, 1922, a son of the late William Henry Knox and Ethel Martin Knox.  He was a World War II veteran of the U. S. Army.  Mr. Knox had been living in the Blairsville area for 6 years, coming here from Marietta.  He was of the Baptist faith. 

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Evelyn Power Knox, of the home; son and daughter in law, Danny and Tammie Knox, of Blairsville; daughter, Brenda Knox, of Blairsville, and daughter and son in law, Barbara and Jerry Cobb, of Marietta; sister, Dorothy Walker of Austell, GA; and brother Fred Knox, of Smyrna; grandchildren, Nicole Knox of Blairsville, Courtney Cobb, Victoria Cobb, and Daniel Joseph cobb (sic) of Marietta; nieces and nephews and other relatives also survive.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 24, 1996 at 11 a.m. from the Chapel of the Funeral Home with Rev. Freddie Knox, Rev. Alton Towe, and Rev. Willis Garrett officiating.  Special music was presented by the Faith Singers.  Members of the North Georgia Honor Guard served as pallbearers, and presented military honors.  Interment was in Holly Hill Veterans Cemetery in Blairsville.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of arrangements.

 


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October 2, 1996                               Page 5B

 

infant jonah lanier nation

 

            Infant Jonah Lanier Nation, son of Tammy Lynn Taylor and Eddie Lanier Nation, of Blairsville, passed away Sunday, September 22, 1006 (sic) in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

            Other relatives surviving include little John Austin Nation, of Blairsville; Maternal grandparents, David and Kathy Taylor, of Blairsville; Paternal Great Grandparents, Johnny and Delores Nation, of Murphy, NC; maternal great grandparents, Clyde and Evelyn Wright, of Blairsville; and Paternal Great Grandmother Wila Mae Taylor, of Blairsville; Great great grandmothers, Nova Lee Nation and Radie Morgan, both of Blairsville.

            Graveside services were held Tuesday, September 24, 1996 at 3 p.m. from Bellview Community Cemetery in Murphy. 

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of arrangements.


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October 2, 1996                               Page 5B

 

mr. john harold keane

 

            Mr. John Harold Keane, 69, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 1996 in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta.

            Mr. Keane was a native of New York and had lived in this area for seven years, moving here from Key West.  He was a U. S. Navy Veteran of World War II and the Korean War.

            Surviving locally is his wife, Mattie Harper Keane, of Blairsville.

            Cochran funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of arrangements.


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October 2, 1996                               Page 5B

 

mr. ralph j. tritt

 

            Mr. Ralph J. Tritt, age 63, of Suches, GA died Thursday September 26, 1996 at his residence following an extended illness.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Union County, a member of Mt. Pleasant (Hill) Baptist Church in Suches, and was retired from the U. S. Fish & Wildlife service (sic) after 34 years service.

            Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Annie Tritt, Suches, GA; Sons and daughter in laws: Timothy & Iris Tritt, Suches, GA, Anthony & Winona Tritt, Blairsville, GA; daughters and son in laws: Sheila and Steve Collins, Blairsville, GA, Deborah and Scott Burger, Suches, GA; brother, Paul Tritt, Cumming, GA; sisters: Ruth Parker, Suches, GA, Pauline Lovell, Cleveland, GA and Irene Porter, Suches, GA; grandchildren: Jeremy Burger, Jessica Burger, Jarod Burger, Austin Collins, Zachary Tritt, Leah Tritt, Landon Tritt, and Anborah Collins.  Several other relatives also survive.

            Funeral services were held Saturday September 28, 1996 at 1 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant (Hill) Baptist Church with Rev. Joe Husey officiating.  Interment followed in the Church Cemetery.

            Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega was in charge of the arrangements.

 


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October 2, 1996                               Page 5B

 

mrs. etta klein

 

            Mrs. Etta Klein, 85, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, September 26, 1996 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

Mrs. Klein was born October 2, 1910, in Northumberland County, Virginia, a daughter of Hamilton Palfrey Harris and Lula Edna Blundon Harris.  She had lived in the Blairsville area for the past twenty two years, coming here from Pompano beach, FL.  She was the widow of the later (sic)  Emerson Walter Klein.  Mrs. Klein was of the Nazarene Faith. 

            Surviving are son, Rev. Earl Walter Klein, of Fairmont, West Virginia; daughter, Eleanor Haines, of Blairsville; brothers, Pete Harris and Russell Harris both of Maryland; grandchildren: Barry Haines, of Ocala, FL; Randy Haines and Curtis Haines, both of Blairsville; Danny Haines of Young Harris; and Wanda McGinnis of Kingsport, TN; Walter Klein, of Jonesboro, GA; Kenneth Klein, of California; and Doug Klein, of Fairmont, West Virginia; eight grandchildren also survive.

            Interment was in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Pompano Beach.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of local arrangements, and Forest Lawn funeral Home of Pompano Beach was in charge of arrangements in Florida.


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October 2, 1996                               Page 5B

 

mr. junior mashburn

 

            Mr. Junior Mashburn, 65, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, September 27, 1996 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

Mr.  Mashburn was born in Union County, Georgia, on my (sic) 12, 1931 a son of Jesse Clyde Mashburn and Vonnie Augusta Smith Mashburn.  He was a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corp. and served in the Korean War.  Mr. Mashburn had lived for several years in Michigan, but moved back to Union County area in 1986.  He was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church. 

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Arlene Mashburn, of Blairsville; daughter, Denise Ann Gossett, of Flint, Michigan; and son, Daniel Wayne Mashburn of Vassar, Michigan; brother, Robert Mashburn, of Tiger, GA; brother, Edward and Richard Mashburn, of Blairsville; brother, Orell Mashburn of Linden, MI; and brother Dwight Mashburn of Grand Blanc, MI; grandchildren, Kristopher Gossett and Joshua Mashburn, of New Lothrop, MI.

            Funeral services were held Monday, September 30, 1996 at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of the Funeral Home with Rev. R.L. Martin, Rev. Loys Waters, and Rev. Keith Bartlett officiating.  Special music was presented by The Faith Singers.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Brian and Charles Mashburn, Phil Nichols, Charles Hemphill, Lee Knight and Mike Totherow.  The following gentlemen served as honorary escort to the family: Eull Bartlett, Don Bates, Lee Taylor, and Jerry Hyatt.  Members of the North GA Honor Guard presented Military honors, with interment in Ebenezer Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of arrangements.