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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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October 21, 2009           Page 17A

 

monica h. armstrong

 

            Mrs. Monica H. Armstrong, age 88, of Blairsville, GA, died Sunday, October 11, 2009, at the residence of her granddaughter in Jasper, GA, following a period of declining health. 

Born December 7 in Illinois, she was the daughter of the late Joshua James Hinton and Cora Gates Hinton.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Edward Armstrong.  Mrs. Armstrong had last worked as a nurse and was of the Catholic faith. 

Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, JoAnne and Robert Hutchenson of Blairsville, GA, Michele and Donald Rice of Blairsville, GA, sons and daughters-in-law James Edward and Elaine Armstrong, of Milford, NJ; Bernard Robert and Vickie Armstrong, of Jasper, GA;’ 10 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren; sisters, Mary Hinch, of Peoria, IL; Susie Osterbur, of Rapid City, SD; brothers, James Hinton of Blairsville, GA; Kenneth Hinton, of Mansfield, IL; Robert Hinton, of Tuscolla, IL; several nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.   

            Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church, with the interment following in Sunrise Memorial Gardens.  

            The family received friends at Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church on Wednesday, 12 Noon until the Funeral Hour.

            Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Embracing Hospice of Atlanta.         

            Roper Funeral Home of Jasper, GA is in charge of the arrangements.  www.Roperfuneralhome.com, 206 Holley Street, Jasper, GA 30143 706-253-2454.

                       


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frances gayle sweeny

 

            Frances Gayle Sweeny of Blairsville, GA, passed away Monday, October 12, 2009 at her residence.

            A native of New Orleans, LA, she was the daughter of the late Hooker and Laura Reeves Pickering.  She graduated with a B.A. from Loyola University and a Master’s Degree from the Chicago School of Music.  Frances was a former hand and foot model and taught piano.  She had resided in Blairsville since 2001 and was a former resident of Pinellas Park, FL.  Frances was of the Methodist faith and was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Wilson Sweeny.

            She is survived by two sons, Michael Sweeny of Clearwater, FL and Tim Sweeny and his wife, Barbara of Blairsville, GA; two grandchildren, Samantha Walker and Robert Sweeny and three great grandchildren.

            A memorial service will be held at a later date. 

            You may view obits at www.townson-rose.com.

            Townson-Rose Funeral Home, Murphy, NC is in charge of all arrangements.


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October 21, 2009           Page 17A

 

betty ann legg

 

            Mrs. Betty Ann Legg, age 75, of 45 Nottely lake Court, Blairsville, GA, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2009, at Union General Hospital.  Mrs. Legg was born January 12, 1934 in Union County, Ga., the daughter of the late Jewell Tanner and Monteen Colwell.  She was a life long resident of Union County and a Nurses Aid for several years at Union County Nursing Home.  Betty was a faithful wife, loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  Mrs. Legg was a member of Youngstown Baptist Church. 

            Surviving Mrs. Legg are her loving husband of fifty seven years, Hubert Legg of Blairsville, two sons and daughters-in-law Russell and Charlotte Legg of Blue Ridge, Randy and Kathy Legg of Rockmart, GA, two daughters and son-in-law Teresa and Kurt Wetzel of Woodstock, Tammy McClure of Blairsville, two sisters and one brother-in-law, Laurene and S.R. Abercrombie of Blairsville, Helen Colwell of Blairsville, ten grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Sunday, October 18, 2009 at 3 p.m. from the Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Jonathon Hood, Rev. Kurt Wetzel, Rev. Lee Griggs officiating.  Special music was presented by the Ned Wilcoxen Family and The Legg Family.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Adam Wetzel, Jack Liu, Anthony Stanley, Brad Thomas, Chad Gassaway and Ryan Shealy.  Interment followed in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family received friends on Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday from Noon to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Coopers Creek Baptist Church in memory of Betty.          

            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.

           


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charles “buddy” matthew monteleone

 

            Mr. Charles “Buddy” Matthew Monteleone, age 66, of Mt. Pleasant Church Rd., Blairsville and also of Vero Beach, FL, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009 at his home following an extended illness.  Mr. Monteleone was born on April 1, 1943 in Butler, PA, the son of the late Pascale Monteleone and the late Anna Isovitsch Monteleone.  He was a veteran of the US army of the Vietnam War.  Buddy was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.  He was a pilot for over twenty years and loved flying.  He was a member of the VFW and also Ford Parts and Service Managers club.  Buddy was preceded in death by a daughter, Katherine Hunt in 2001 and a grandson, Charlie Hunt in 1999.  Mr. Monteleone was of the Catholic faith. 

            Surviving Buddy are his loving wife of forty-four years, Trish Monteleone of Blairsville and Vero Beach, FL, one daughter and son-in-law, Anita and William Beebe of Sebastian, FL, one son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Paz Monteleone of Miami, FL, three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Patsy and Carol Monteleone of Reister Town MD, David Monteleone of Butler, PA, John and Maria Monteleone of Miami, five grandchildren, Robert Hunt, Ivy Goodner, Adam Hunt, J.B. Goodner and Nicholas Monteleone, five great-grandchildren, Jaeda, Hannah, Charlie, Hazel and Jake, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial service will be held at a later date in Vero Beach, FL, and will be announced.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the American Cancer (Colon) Society or to Regency Hospice in memory of Mr. Monteleone.

            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.

           


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bessie jane dyer

 

            Miss Bessie Jane Dyer, age 70, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at Union General Hospital.

            Miss Dyer was born on February 18, 1939 in Union Co., GA, to the late Sherman and Nancy Mitchell Dyer.  She was a member of Faith Baptist Church.  Miss Dyer was preceded in death by a brother, Grady Dyer. 

Survivors include: brother & sister-in-law, James Edward & Stella Dyer of Dawsonville, GA, sister-in-law Mary Dyer of Lawrenceville, GA; and three nieces.

            Funeral services were held Friday, October 16, 2009 at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Pastor Richard Helms officiating.  Burial was in Pine Top Baptist Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home Blairsville, GA, www.cochrannfuneralhomes.com in charge of arrangements.