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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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October 5, 2011                         Page 16A

 

patricia brewer knight

 

Mrs. Patricia Brewer Knight, age 65, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, September 25, 2011, in Union General Hospital in Blairsville, following a long, seven year courageous battle with cancer.  She was an inspiration to all who knew her.

Mrs. Knight was born in Atlanta, GA, on Sunday, February 17, 1946, a daughter of the late N.D. Brewer and the late Genevieve Mashburn Brewer.  Patricia had been a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church for 28 years, and was very active in her church, keeping the nursery during the Sunday School time.  Her hobbies included crocheting, reading and spending time with family and friends, but her greatest joy in life was her grandchildren.

Patricia is survived by and will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 46 years, Lee Knight; son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Connie Knight, of Blue Ridge, GA, and daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Gerald Dockery, of Murphy, NC; sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Melvin Nettles, of Summerville, SC; brother and sister-in-law, Roger and Mary Brewer of South Carolina; grandchildren: Brinna Knight, Drew Dockery, and Maribeth Dockery; several nieces, nephews, and many friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, September 28, 2011, at 11 a.m., in the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, with Rev. Tommy Jenkins officiating.  Special music was presented for the service by Ebenezer Baptist Church choir.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Kevin Garrett, Swanson Hood, Hubert Plott, Anthony Tritt, Billy Robinson, and Drew Dockery.  Burial was in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.  Visitation at the funeral home was held Tuesday evening, September 27, 2011, from the hours of 6 until 9 p.m.

The family has requested, in honor of Patricia's long battle with cancer, that memorial contributions be made to Ebenezer Cancer Relief Fund, c/o Frances Brown.  Please call the funeral home for the address.

Arrangements have been entrusted by Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville. Please share your fond memories of Patricia and your condolences with the family on our website, at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.


Patricia Brewer Knight

PATRICIA BREWER KNIGHT
    Courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home

           

 

           


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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October 5, 2011                         Page 16A

 

birdie geneva davenport

 

Mrs. Birdie Geneva Davenport, age 77 of Morganton, went home to be with the Lord on September 27, 2011.  Mrs. Davenport a beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother was born April 4, 1934 in Blairsville, GA to Earnest Beaver and Vestie Thomas Beaver.  A member of Hemptown Baptist Church, she was preceded in death by husband, Junior R. Davenport, son, David Davenport.

Survivors include: son, Danny (Cindy) Davenport, son, Damon (Vicki) Davenport, daughter-in-law, Janice Davenport Brown, 6 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and many friends.

Funeral services were held on Friday, September 30, 2011 at 2 p.m. in the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Whitener & Rev. Eric Davenport officiating.  Interment followed in Hemptown Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Travis Davenport officiated.(sic)  Pallbearers were her grandsons: Travis Davenport, Nathan Davenport, Eric Davenport, Dawson Davenport, Tyler Bradburn and Austin Bradburn.

The family received friends at the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge on Thursday, September 29, 2011 from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, GA.  You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.


           

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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October 5, 2011                         Page 16A

 

dolores juanita floyt

 

Mrs. Dolores Juanita Floyt, age 89, of Wesley Mtn. Drive, Blairsville, GA died, Wednesday, September 21, 2011, at Union County Nursing Home.

A memorial service will be held at Branan Lodge on October 9, 2011 at 2 p.m. Inurnment will be in East Tawas, MI.

Dolores was born in Weatherford, TX, on January 29, 1922, the only child of Clarence and Attie Martin.  Most of her life was spent in Michigan, but the school years were in Texas, where she graduated from high school in San Antonio in 1938.  She married Victor H. Floyt in Ortonville, MI on April 26, 1941, and was a homemaker all her life.  A son, Roger James, was born on May 7, 1943, and a daughter, Linda Louise, was born on August 14, 1945.  The Floyt family lived in Oscoda, MI for many years.  The children graduated from high school there, and all the family were deeply involved in Hope Lutheran Church and in Explorer and Girl Scout programs sponsored by the church. The family moved to California in 1978 after Victor’s retirement.  Dolores moved to North Carolina in 1993 after the deaths of Linda and Victor.  Her son, Roger, died on March 23, 2007.

Surviving Mrs. Floyt are her daughter-in-law, Veatrice Floyt of Blairsville, GA, grandson, James and wife Vicki Floyt granddaughter, Kristen and her husband Chet Falk, great grandchildren, Megan Leigh Bauer, William James and Olivia James Floyt.

Memorials may be made to All Saints Lutheran Church, Blairsville, GA or to Branan Lodge.

            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


Dolores Juanita Floyt

DOLORES JUANITA FLOYT
    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)

 

 

October 5, 2011                         Page 16A

 

susan alice wilson

 

Mrs. Susan Alice Wilson, age 59, of Honeysuckle Lane, Blairsville, passed away, Monday, September 26, 2011 at Union General Hospital following an extended illness. Mrs. Wilson was born, October 7, 1951, in Acushnet, MA a daughter of the late Karlton and Doris Helen Burke VanCour.  She moved here 20 years ago from Broward County, FL.  Susan loved spending time with her grandchildren, she was an outgoing and loving mother.  Susan had worked at United Community Bank for over 12 years.  She was a member of Mt. Pleasant #1 Baptist Church.

Surviving Susan are her daughter and fiance, Bethany Wilson and Brian Howard of Blairsville, GA; Robert VanCour of MA, nephew, Robert VanCour, Jr. of MA; four grandchildren Michael Lloyd, Brittany Lloyd, Dylan Scott and Sue Ellen Scott.

Memorial services for Susan were Thursday September 29, 2011 at 6 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant #1 Baptist Church with Rev. Kenny Beavers officiating.  The family received friends at the church following the service.

            In lieu of flowers the family suggest that donations be made to the American Cancer Society.

            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.


Susan Alice Wilson

SUSAN ALICE WILSON
    Courtesy of Mountain View Funeral Home