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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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October 22, 1997           Page 5B

 

mr. james collier (j.c.) mcafee

 

            Mr. James Collier, better known as J.C., McAfee, age 89, of Blue Ridge Drive, Blue Ridge, passed away Monday, October 6th in the Fannin Regional Hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  A native of Union County, he was the son of the late James and Georgia McAfee.  He was a retired merchant and a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Fannin County. 

He is survived by his wife, Mary Lee Rackley McAfee of the home; a daughter, Donna Lee Neal of Blue Ridge; a sister, Cora Kinard of Blairsville; two grandchildren, Dennis Neal and his wife, Donna, of Kennesaw, and Melinda Lee and her husband, Terry, of Blue Ridge; great grandchildren, Jesse and Stefanie Deal of Blue Ridge, Josh Neal of Blue Ridge, Sarah Lee of Blue Ridge, Matthew and Christopher Neal, both of Kennesaw. 

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 8th at 2 p.m. from the Akins of Blue Ridge Chapel with Elder Francis Scott officiating.  Music was by the Seventh Day Adventist Church.  Terry Lee, Jesse Deal, Steve Drake, Joshua Deal, David Tanner, and Arlond Lott served as pallbearers.  Interment followed in Providence Church Cemetery in Union County.  Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge 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 22, 1997           Page 5B

 

james edward collins

 

            James Edward Collins, 64, of Tribble Gap Road, Alto, GA., died Friday, September 12, 1997 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. 

A native of Union County he had lived most of his life in Hall County.  He had worked in the poultry industry for many years and was a member of Track Rock Baptist Church in Blairsville.   

Survivors include his wife Ann Collins, Alto; daughter, Martha Williamson, Gainesville; son, Jerry Collins, Alto; brother, Royce Collins, Gainesville; sisters, Leona Tanner, Lorraine Wise and Hazel Daniels, all of Flowery Branch, and Willa Mae Keith, South Carolina; and four grandchildren.

            Funeral services were 2 p.m. Sunday, September 14, 1997 at the funeral home chapel.  The Rev. Jewell Thomas, the Rev. Melvin Baugh, and the Rev. Michael Stevens officiated.  Burial was at the Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery.

Little-Davenport Funeral Home, of Gainesville in charge of arrangements.