Search billions of records on Ancestry.com

The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

October 15, 2008                       Page 4C

 

carol jo “c.J.” harris

 

            Carol Jo “C.J.” Harris passed away on Sunday, October 12, 2008 following a long illness. Mrs. Harris was born on December 1, 1942, in Jacksonville, FL.   She and her husband moved to Blairsville in May 2004.

            Mrs. Harris is survived by her husband, Robert L. “Bob” Harris.  She also leaves her son Edward A. Laabs and her daughter-in-law Cindy along with her grandchildren Courtney, Brittany, and Tyler, of Jacksonville, Fl, and her son, Richard D. Laabs of Norcross, GA.  Her son Michael preceded her in death leaving her daughter-in-law Karena and her children Marlena, Michael, and Christopher of Titusville, FL.

            C.J. was very close to her siblings Sherry (Jim) O’Neill, of Delray Beach, FL; Pam (Kenneth) Knox of Houston, TX, and Fred (Karen) Knoche of Blairsville, GA.

            C.J. is also survived by her step children Sally Hart, Suzi Pearlstein (Al) and the children, Sam and Joseph, Adam R. Harris (Michele) and their daughter Abigail and Jennifer Finkelstein (Marc) and their children Lena Rose and Gabriel.

            A memorial service will be held on Thursday, October 16, 2008 at 1 PM at St. Clare’s Episcopal Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Regency Hospice. 

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville will handle the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com

           


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

October 15, 2008                       Page 5C

 

eileen b. timmer

 

            Eileen B. Timmer, age 61, of Blairsville, GA, passed away at her home on Friday, October 10, 2008.  Eileen was born Monday, June 23, 1947 in San Juan County, NM, to the late Rev. Milton L. and Irene Lowrey Little.  A member of Evangel Worship Center, she taught school at MACA and was very active in church and the music ministry.  Eileen was preceded in death by sisters, Theola D. Lapioli and Ethelyn Graves, and a son, Paul S. Little.

            Survivors include: husband of 42 years, Rev. David C. Timmer of Blairsville, GA; son, Kevin D. Timmer of Los Angeles, CA; sister, Wanda L. Little of Sparks, NV, sister, Janella Sayers of Brandon, FL.

            Funeral services will be held Friday, October 17, 2008, at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with the Rev. Eugene Pansler officiating.  Music will be provided by Wanda Little, Janella Sayers and rev. Eugene Pansler.  Interment will follow in Ivy Log Baptist Church Cemetery.

            The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening, from 6 until 9 p.m.

            Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home – Blairsville Chapel.  Family and friends are invited to send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochrannfuneralhomes.com


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

October 15, 2008                       Page 5C

 

jonnie mae englandsmith

 

            Jonnie Mae England Smith passed away on October 4, 2008.  Jonnie was the fifth daughter of Hassie and Jim England.  She was born in Union County, Blairsville, GA. on November 22, 1922.  Jonnie was one of six daughters, Michael, Merner, Peg, June, and Mary.  She also had one brother Vaughn.

            Jonnie’s early years were spent in Blairsville, GA.  As a child, most of her time was spent with her siblings and cousins.

            At age 24 she moved to the Marietta, GA, area and worked for the mayor, Mr. Blair, as his housekeeper.

            Jonnie loved her hobbies of reading, sewing, dancing, music and shopping.  She attended Union County High School where she was considered a very bright student.  Due to the needs of her family she began working and was unable to complete her high school education.  Jonnie continued learning skills through studying books.  She excelled in the fields of sewing and cooking.

August of 1950, Jonnie married William Smith.  The following year Jonnie and William became the proud parents of a baby girl, Jewell Lynn Smith.  She set an excellent example for her young daughter, teaching Lynn to be honest, fair and to have good work ethics.  Jonnie was blessed with two grandchildren, Tracey Lynn Wilson and Emery Thomas Wilson III, she also has one great grandchild, Ryan Ashton Wilson.

Jonnie worked for 37 years with Marietta Draperies.  Upon her retirement, she was presented a music box and retirement party by the company.  After retirement Jonnie enjoyed time with her daughter, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She still found time for friends and the little things that made her happy; reading, sewing and cooking.

Jonnie was a strong, upstanding Christian woman, she enjoyed attending church services, singing gospel and reading her Bible daily.  Her greatest reward in addition to the love and admiration of her family, is her name in the Lambs Book Of Life.  Jonnie is enjoying the ultimate reward of being with our Lord in heaven.

            Funeral services were held on Tuesday, October 7 at 2 PM from the Winkenhofer Pineridge Funeral Home in Kennesaw, GA, with the Rev. Wendell Cooper and Rev. Harry Bramlett officiating.  Interment followed in Pine Ridge Memorial park in Kennesaw.

            Winkenhofer Pineridge Funeral Home, 2950 North Cobb Pkwy., Kennesaw, GA, in charge of all 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 15, 2008                       Page 5C

 

rose thiel frye

 

            Mrs. Rose Thiel Frye, age 98, of Wilmar Circle, Blairsville, passed away on Monday, Oct. 6, 2008 at Stonehenge following an extended illness.  Mrs. Frye was born on Oct. 2, 1910 in Bronx, NY, the daughter of the late Otto Thiel and the late Margaret Reid Thiel.  She was a volunteer at the day care center and for Meals on Wheels.  She was preceded in death by her husband, William R. Frye in 2006.  Mrs. Frye was a member of St. Clare’s Church.

            Surviving Mrs. Frye are two daughters and sons-in-law, Lorraine and Joseph Meder of CA, Lesley and Tyler Gray of IL, seven grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial service was held on Friday, Oct. 10, 2008 at 2 p.m. from St. Clare’s Church with Father Tom Martin officiating.  Interment followed in the church columbarium.  IN lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the Relay For Life in memory of Mrs. Frye.

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com

           

 

             


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

October 15, 2008                       Page 5C

 

donald teague

 

            Mr. Donald Teague, age 67, of Turner Rd., Blairsville passed away on Sunday, October 5, 2008 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.  Mr. Teague was born on Aug. 8, 1951 in Detroit, MI, the son of Una Bell Hill Teague and the late (Duge) William Teague.  He was a lifelong resident of Union County.  Donald was a loving father and grandfather and a friend to all who knew him.  His favorite pastimes were riding his Harley and hanging out with his friends.  He was preceded in death by two brothers, Clifford and David Teague, a sister Sonja Kinbziena.  Donald was a member of Owltown Church of God.

            Surviving Mr. Teague are one son, David Teague of Blairsville, one daughter, Jolene Teague of Denver, CO, mother, Una Bell Hamlet of Sisterville, WV, one brother and sister-in-law, Dennis and Billie Kinbziera of Johnson City, TN, two sisters and brothers-in-laws, Geraldine and Roy Schulert of Rochester Hills, MI, Sandy and Craig Bassett of WV, one granddaughter, Meagan Teague of Denver, CO, aunts, uncles, cousins, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Friday,  Oct. 10, 2008 at 2 p.m. from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Rayburn Wilson officiating.  Special music was presented by John Nix  and Ken Young. The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Ben Brown, Bo Jones, Billy Logan, Ricky King, Ricky Abercrombie and Johnny Burnette.  Interment followed in the Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com

           


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

October 15, 2008                       Page 5C

 

vellamae eva bryson

 

            Mrs. Vellamae Eva Bryson, age 67, of Totherow Rd., Blairsville, passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter on Friday, Oct. 10, 2008 following an extended illness.  Mrs. Bryson was born on July 29, 1941 I Fannin County, GA, the daughter of the late Floyd Totherow and the late Flora Rector Rhodes Totherow.  She was a lifelong resident of Union and Fannin Counties.  Vellamae was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  She loved her church and loved the Lord.  She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Bryson, who passed away in February of this year and by three sisters, Irene, Velvie and Dellie.  Mrs. Bryson was a member of Fairview Baptist Church.

            Surviving Mrs. Bryson are five children, Stacey and Curtis King of Blairsville, Max Angel and Kim Angel both of Canton, GA, Janet and Casey Sheffield of Waleska, GA, Tessa and Pete Smith of Lafayette, GA, twelve grandchildren, four great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 13, 2008 at 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tommy Jones and Rev. Alan Rhodes officiating.  Special music will be presented by Cody King.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Curtis King, Cody King, Max Angel, Kim Angel, Johnny Angel and Ben Burrell.  Serving as honorary pallbearers were Casey Sheffield and Kermit Totherow.  Interment followed in the Liberty Hill Church Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Saturday and Sunday evening.

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com