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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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October 14, 2009                       Page 16A

 

wayne everette lewis

 

            Mr. Wayne Everette Lewis, age 60, of Track Rock Gap, Blairsville, formerly of Atlanta passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009 in the Union General Hospital following a brief illness.  Mr. Lewis was born on Oct. 31, 1948 in Summerville, SC, the son of Cynthia Peoples Lewis and the late Wead E. Lewis.  He was a veteran of the US Army of the Vietnam War.  He enjoyed shooting pool and playing with his dog

            Surviving Mrs. Lewis are one daughter and son-in-law, Holly and Thomas Miller of Severn, MD, mother, Cynthia Lewis of SC, two grandchildren, T.J. Miller and Brittney Miller both of Severn, MD, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial service for Mr. Lewis will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, if you with, the family requests that memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association in memory of Mr. Lewis.     

            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.

                       


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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October 14, 2009                       Page 16A

 

benjamin “ben” franklin davis, jr.

 

            Mr. Benjamin “Ben” Franklin Davis, Jr. age 80, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Thursday, October 8, 2009. 

Mr. Davis was born on September 14, 1929 in Fulton County, GA, to the late Benjamin and Sara Adams Davis.  He was a long time member of Collins Memorial United Methodist Church in Atlanta and a recent member of Coosa United Methodist Church in Blairsville.  Mr. Davis was an Army Veteran during the Korean War and was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Davis.. 

Survivors include: wife, Virginia Davis of the home, son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Deborah Davis of Douglasville, GA, son, Keith Davis of Powder Springs, GA, daughter, Debbie Smith of Warrensburg, MO, step-son and wife, Jay and Bonnie Carlton of Jasper, GA, step-daughter and husband, Jill and Doug Mason of Lithia, FL, sister and husband, Sara and Frank Coffey of Norcross, GA, sister, Eva Smith of Woodstock, GA, brother and wife, Edwin and Carol Davis of Norcross, GA, twenty grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

            Funeral services were held Monday, October 12, 2009 at 11 AM from the Coosa United Methodist Church with Pastor Steve Midkiff officiating.  Pallbearers were, Adam Davis, Jay Carlton, Doug Mason, Edwin Davis, Tyler Mason and Neal Smith.    Burial was in Crest Lawn memorial Park in Atlanta, GA, with military honors conducted by Fort McPherson Honor Guard.

            In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to, Coosa United Methodist Church Benevolence Fund.  

            Cochran Funeral Home Blairsville, GA in charge of arrangements.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

October 14, 2009                       Page 16A

 

betty mae willis

 

            Mrs. Betty Mae Willis, age 82, of haven Wood Rd., Blairsville passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009 at her home following an extended illness.   Mrs. Willis was born on Dec. 11, 1926 in Kansas City, MO, the daughter of the late Ivan Hanson and the late Verni Shields Hanson.  Betty loved walking and enjoyed her cat and dog.  She was a loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother.  She was preceded in death by a son, Donald Willis, Jr. in 1980.  Mrs. Willis was of the Eckankar faith. 

            Surviving Mrs. Willis are her loving husband of fifty-seven years, Donald Willis of Blairsville, two sons, Gary Willis of Payola, KS, Kirk Willis of Blairsville, one sister, Jeanette Harvey of Raymore, MO, one brother and sister-in-law, Ivan and Jo Hanson of Overland Park, KS, five grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            No services are planned.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to Regency Hospice of Hiawassee in memory of Mrs. Willis.   

            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.