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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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October 11, 1995                                   Page 7B

 

harmon brown

 

            Mr. Harmon Brown, 82, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, September 29, 1995 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.  Mr. Brown was born in Union County, Georgia, on September 28, 1913, a son of the late Henry and Clesta Thomas Brown.  He was a member of Old Liberty Baptist Church.  A son, Roger Brown, passed away in 1969.          Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Gladys Nelson Brown, of the home; three sons: Junior Brown and Carroll Brown, both of Blairsville; Leon Brown, of Clarksville; daughter, Willene Wade, of Blairsville; six sisters: Connie Galloway, Gastonia NC; Frankie Dunaway, Rockmart, GA; Ruby Sexton, and Ellen Collins, both of Blairsville; Ethel Self, of South Carolina; and Cleo Hooper of Hayesville, NC; four brothers: Emory Brown, Barney Brown, and Clayton Brown, all of Blairsville; and Homer Brown, of Rockmart, GA; seven grandsons, two granddaughters; three great granddaughters, and one great grandson also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, October 1, 1995 at 3:00 PM from Old Liberty Baptist Church with Rev. Jerry Young officiating.  Specially selected music was presented by the church choir.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Tim Brown, Mike Brown, Franklin Brown, Alan Brown, Alex Wade, and Chris Brown.  Interment was in the church cemetery.


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October 11, 1995                                   Page 7B

 

mr. glen r. dean

 

            Glen R. Dean, 66, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, October 5, 1995 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.  Mr. Dean was born in Wayne County, West Virginia, on July 7, 1929, a son of the late Ernest Bernard Dean and Stella Marie Cotton Dean.  he (sic) was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II.  Mr. Dean had lived in this area since 1987, coming here from Florida.  He and his wife were the former owners and operators of the Georgia Trader, in Blairsville.

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Elsie Tolliver Dean, of the home; two daughters, Elinda Louise Mears, and Pamela Kay Santiago, both of Blairsville; brother, Dennis Saxton, of Blairsivlle (sic); two sisters, Marie Trumble and Mabel Bowen, both of Huntington, West Virginia; step sister, Virginia Curry, also of Huntington; two brothers-in-law, Ewins Tolliver of Jacksonville, Florida, and Tommy Tolliver of Boynton Beach, Florida; grandchildren: Glen Adam Santiago, Glen Wesley Summerlin, Jimmy Mears, Milagros Santiago, and Robin Santiago; great granchildren (sic), Chelsie Santiago, and Joseph Adam Santiago.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, October 8, 1995 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of the Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Helton officiating.  Special music was presented by Mrs. June Grounds.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Robert Newman, Glen Summerlin, Glen Santiago, Eric Figueria, Kenny Gonzalaz, and Adam Santiago.  Interment was in Union memory Gardens Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           


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October 11, 1995                                   Page 7B

 

mr. lawrence “larry” stucker

 

            Lawrence Stucker, better known as “Larry” , age 81, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, October 5, 1995 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.  Mr. Stucker was born in Hardin County, Kentucky, on April 13, 1914, a son of the late Warren Stucker and Betty Averitt Stucker.  He had been living in this area since 1971, coming here from Louisville, Kentucky.  He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Gladys Ingram Stucker, of Blairsville and niece, Patty Day, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, October 7, 1995 at 4:00 p.m. from the Chapel of the Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Jones officiating.  Music for the service was presented by Jim and Judy Thompson.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Earl Warren, Michael Warren, Grady Groves, Carroll Weaver, George Colbert, and Ray Ingram.  Interment was in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           


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October 11, 1995                                   Page 7B

 

Mrs. pearl duckworth dyer

 

            Pearl Duckworth Dyer, 93, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thrusday (sic), October 5, 1995 in Newnan Hospital in Newnan, Georgia.  Mrs. Dyer was born in Union County, Georgia, on May 10, 1902, a daughter of the late John Duckworth and Laura Wood Duckworth.  She was a lifelong resident of this area and a member of Old Liberty Baptist Church.  Mrs. Dyer was preceded in death by a daughter, Tannie Dyer Collins, and two sons, Clyde Dyer and Elbert Dyer, and her husband, Carter Dyer.            Surviving are daughter and son-in-law, Maudie and Clifford Shuler, of Cleveland, Georgia; son and daughter-in-law, James and Lillian Dyer, of Newnan, Georgia; daughter and son-in-law, Herbert and Anita Dyer, of Blairsville; sister, Verdie Ensley, of Blairsville; fifteen grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, October 7, 1995 at 2:00 PM from the Chapel of the Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Young and Rev. Tom Smith officiating.  Special music was presented by Ken and Elaine Young.  Grandsons served as pallbearers, with interment in Pinetop Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           


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October 11, 1995                                   Page 7B

 

mr. doyle shepherd

 

            Mr. Doyle Shepherd, 76, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thrusday (sic) at his home.

            Mr. Shepherd was a native of Union County, and a World War II Veteran of the U. S. Army.  Mr. Shepherd lived in this area for most of his life, and had attended Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.  He was a member of Young Cane Masonic Lodge, F & AM.GA,.

            Surviving are his wife, rms. Nellie Ruth Shepherd, of the home; a son, Johnny Shepherd, of the Dial Community; daughter, Birdie Lynn Chambers, of Murphy, North Carolina; three sisters: Willanell Nix, and Inez Helton both of Ellijay, Georgia, and Geneva Bryson, of Blairsville; six grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, October 8, 1995 at 4:00 p.m. from the Chapel of the Funeral Home with Rev. Horace Potts officiating.  Special music was presented by Susie Phillips, Louise DeLong and Sarah Kelley.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Coby Shepherd, Kenneth Bryson, Roger Helton, Greg Worley, Ward Bryson, and Billy Nix.  Interment was in Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

           


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October 11, 1995                                   Page 7B

 

edna ownbey erwin

 

            Mrs. Edna Ownbey Erwin, 84, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, October 5, 1995 in Morrow, GA.  She was a native of Union County, and a former employee of the Georgia Boot Company.  She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.  Mrs. Erwin was the daughter of the late Porter and Lillie Margaret Galloway Ownbey.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Erwin; two sons, James Lester Ownbey and Bill Erwin, and daughter, Ella Faye Chambers.

            She is survived by one daughter, Clara Willis, of Morrow, GA; two brothers, Woodrow Ownbey, of San Francisco, California and John Ownbey, of Blairsville; two sisters: Ethel Hunter of Atlanta, and Carrie Anderson, of Warne, NC; eleven grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, October 7, 1995 at 2:00 PM from the Townson Rose Funeral Home in Murphy, NC with Rev. Leon Henderson officiating.  Burial was in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.  Nephews served as pallbearers.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1151, Murphy, NC 28906. 

            Townson Rose Funeral Home of Murphy in charge of the arrangements.  This notice is a courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.


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October 11, 1995                                   Page 7B

 

william h. parker

 

            William Hayden Parker, 74, of Suches, GA, passed away Saturday, October 7, 1995 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.  Mr. Parker was born in Fannin County, GA, on January 21, 1921, a son of James Joseph and Ida Cantrell Parker.  He was a Veteran of the U.A. Army, and served during World War II.  Mr. Parker was a former Prisoner of War in Germany.  He was a lifelong resident of this area and a member of Mt. Pleasant #2 Baptist Church in Suches.

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Lula Mae Gregory parker, of Suches; daughters: Delores Stamey of Blue Ridge, GA, and Betty Woody, of Suches; Brothers: Hastel Parker, of Suches, Henry Parker, of Dawsonville, GA, Harold Parker, of Morganton, GA; James Parker, of Romulus, Michigan; Elmer Gene Parker, of Atlanta; Sisters: Adell Floyd and Mary Gooch, both of Atlanta; Gladys Gilreath, of Marietta, GA; and Minnie Bell Watkins, of Suches; six grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held Monday, October 9, 1995 at 2:00 PM from Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church #2 in Suches with Rev. Jimmy Tanner and Rev. Jackie Stowers officiating.  Special music for the service was presented by The Suches Community Choir.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Michael Stamey, Ricky Parker, David Parker, Roy Parker, Joseph Woody, and Johnny Cantrell.  Interment was in the church cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.