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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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October 9, 1996                         Page 3B

 

mr. richard greydon baker

 

            Richard Greydon Baker of Blairsville, GA, passed away Friday, September 18, 1996 at the North East Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA after a lengthy illness.

Mr. Baker was born Salamanca, New York on January 30, 1931, the son of the late Greydon Henry Baker and Eva Aust Baker.  He was a U. S. Army Veteran of the Korean War. 

Mr. Baker moved to this area three years ago from Venice, Florida where he owned and operated R. G. Baker Construction, Inc.

            Surviving are his wife Sharon Lea Baker of the home, sons Donald Richard Baker of Venice, Florida and Randall Jonathon Baker of Atlanta and his mother-in-law, Majorie Smith McClellan of Fort Lauderdale, FL. 

            A memorial service for Mr. Baker will be held Monday, October 14, 1996 at 2 p.m. at Cochran Funeral Home in Blairsville.

            In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to Hospice or a charity of choice.         

                       

 

           


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

October 9, 1996                         Page 3B

 

mr. kermit roosevelt deaver

 

            Mr. Kermit Roosevelt Deaver, 83, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, October 3, 1996 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. 

Mr. Deaver was born in Union County, on December 11, 1912, a son of the late Solomon A. Deaver and Callie Amanda Chastain Deaver.  He was a World War II Veteran of the U. S. Army Air Corps.  Mr. Deaver was a lifelong resident of this area and a member of Ivy Log Baptist Church.   

            Surviving are son, Joe Deaver, of Murphy, NC; son and daughter in law, Jimmy and Debbie Deaver, of Blairsville; sister, Marie Hill, and brother, Earl Deaver, both of Blairsville; and grandson, Eric Deaver; several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, October 5, 1996 at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of the Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Karnes officiating.  The following gentlemen served as Pallbearers:  Jack Gray, Bruce Gray, Roger Stilwell, Elmer Thompson, Larry Connally, and Dale Elliott.  Interment was in Ivy Log Baptist church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of arrangements.  

           

 

 

NOTE:  North Georgia News, October 9, 1996 – front page “Fatal accident on Hwy. 515”



The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

October 9, 1996                         Page 3B

 

vaudie a. houser

 

            Vaudie Augusta Cook Houser 83, of Gastonia, NC, died October 3, 1996 at home. 

She was a native of Union County, GA, daughter of the late Jim and Ellen Voyles Cook, wife of the late Dewey Houser.

Survivors include daughters, Betty Jean Thomas, Flowery Branch, GA, Mildred Adams, Sue Smith, Gastonia, Anita Houser, the home; brother, Lonnie Cook, Blairsville, GA.

The funeral was held 2 p.m. Sunday, Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia, with Rev. Leo Kuykendall officiating.  Interment was at Hollywood Cemetery.  

            In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Home Health Care of Gaston County Inc., 2923 Rousseau Court, Gastonia, NC.