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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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October 23, 1996                       Page 5B

 

mr. sandy math

 

            Mr. Sandy Math, 54, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, October 18, 1996 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville. 

Mr. Math was born in Wayne County, Michigan, on June 24, 1942, and was a veteran of the U. S. Army.  He had lived in Blairsville for the past four years, coming here from San Francisco.  He received a masters degree in physics from Wayne State University in Detroit.  Mr. Math was employed at Union County Bank on January 10, 1994 and most recently served as corporate date (sic) security and personal computer administrator.  Sandy was a member of the Union County Bank Information Technology Team with responsibility to supplement security procedures designed to control access to and protect the integrity of company computer information; to install and maintain personal computer hardware in all United Community Bank Facilities; implement selected software on company computers; and instruct staff in the use of new personal computer hardware and software.  Sandy devoted his twenty five year career applying computer technology to solve business problems.  Prior to joining the Union County Bank Team, he worked in the Medical field and hospitality industry in California as well as the retailing, manufacturing and commercial banking industries in Michigan.  Sandy had formed his own company, called MATHination. 

            Surviving are his wife, Susie Math, of Blairsville; his parents, Joseph and Grace Math, of Oak Park, Michigan; daughter, Adele Wafrock-Cook, of Atlanta; step son, Joshua Burns, of Clarence Center, NY; brothers, Paul Math, of Royal Oak, Michigan and Jerry Math, of Michigan; two grandsons, Brandon and Byron Wafrock, of Woodstock, GA. 

            Memorial Services were held Sunday, October 20, 1996 at 4 p.m. from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of arrangements.         

 


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October 23, 1996                       Page 5B

 

mr. craig daniel lee

 

            Mr. Craig Daniel Lee, 19, Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, October 18, 1996. 

Craig was born in Union County, Georgia, on September 19, 1977.  He was a lifelong resident of Union County, and was a member of Faith Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by his maternal grand father, Gene Moore, in 1985. 

            Surviving are his parents, William and Cathy Lee, of Blairsville; Maternal grandmother, Faye Moore, of Blairsville; paternal grand parents, Lawrence and Maebelle Lee, of Blairsville; Maternal great grandmother, Gertrude Nation, of Blairsville; and Paternal great grandmother, Willia Mae Woody, also of Blairsville; brother, Ryan Lee and sister, Tiffany Lee, both of Blairsville; many cousins, uncles, aunts and other relatives also survive.

            Funeral services were held Monday, October 21, at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. James Brock officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Matthew Adkins, Lamar Dyer, Trent Hunter, Homer Hunter, Bobby Rich, and Brian Rich.  Interment was in Union Memory Gardens Cemetery.  

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of arrangements. 


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October 23, 1996                       Page 5B

 

robert “dale” mcclure

 

            Robert “Dale” McClure, age 69, of Columbus, died Thursday, October 10, 1996 at Doctors North Hospital following a long illness.  He was born on June 11, 1927 in Blairsville, GA.  Retired member of International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers Local #172 after 51 years of structural steel work in the Ohio area.  Also a member of Eastgate Lodge #603 F & AM, Scioto Consistory, AASR-Valley of Columbus, Mt. Vernon Commandary #1, Aladdin Temple Shrine.  He was also an adult leader of the Boy Scouts of America, Troop #330 sponsored by the Salem Elementary School for over 20 years, where he served as a Scoutmaster.  He was extremely active as a Campmaster at Camp Lazarus, Contingent Leader for Philmont Treks and served on many Boy Scout training courses, including Wood Badge.  His honors with the Boy Scouts are, the Silver Beaver Award, George Meany Award and Vigil Member of the Order of the Arrow.  He is preceded in death by his wife Flora Mae Fout McClure and parents Virgil C. and Iowa Elliott McClure.  Survived by daughter and son-in-law, Janet L. and Richard A. Berry of Jackson, OH; son, Terry Alan McClure of Columbus; sisters, Rowena Brown and Wanda Clement, both of Blairsville, GA; brother, Don McClure of East Point, GA; grandsons, Edgar A. Berry of Huron, Oh. (sic) and James W. Berry of Jackson, OH.  Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, October 14, 1996 at the Walnut Grove Cemetery, Worthington.  The Rev. Robert E. Dauber officiating.      In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Simon Kenton Council Memorial Fund, B.S.A., P. O. Box 29207, Columbus, OH 4322-0207 in memory of Dale McClure.        


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October 23, 1996                       Page 5B

 

mr. robert a. yandle

 

            Mr. Robert A. Yandle, 66, Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 1996 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville. 

Mr. Yandle was born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, on September 7, 1930, a son of the late Charles Yandle and Ruby Moore Yandle.  He had been living in this area since 1992, coming here from Orlando, Florida. 

            Surviving are his wife, Mary Yandle, of the home; step son, Robert Trevarthen, of Blairsville; step daughter, Lana Lang, of Orlando; step daughter, Beck Banks, of Blairsville; step son, Odell Barrow, of Orlando; step son, Ralph Barrow, of Young Harris; brother, Jack Yandle, of Orlando; sister, Mary Broome, of Charlotte, NC; sister, Cora Fox, of Burnsville, NC; and sister, Josephine Coleman, of Charlotte; twelve grandchildren, and ten great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Memorial services were held Saturday, October 19, 1996 at 4 p.m. from Youngstown Baptist Church with Rev. Leon Henderson officiating. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of arrangements.         


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October 23, 1996                       Page 5B

 

Donald t. “don Juan from michigan” crandall

 

            Mr. Donald T. “Don Juan from Michigan” Crandall, 74, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, October 14, 1996. 

Mr. Crandall was born in East Detroit, MI.  He was retired Civil Service Jet Mechanic from Selfridge AFB, Michigan.  He was a World War II Veteran from the Marine Corps.  He was of the Catholic faith. 

Mr. Crandall moved to the Blairsville area 3 years ago from Alpena, MI.

Survivors include sons: Steve Crandall, Jr., Florida City, FL; Eddie Crandall, Celebration, FL; Patrick Mark Limitt, Gotha, FL; John Riley, Port Huron, MI and Kevin Couture, New Port Richey, FL; daughters: Donna Fowler, Ft. Lauderdale, FL; and Pamela Wilbourn, Roseville, MI; brothers: Norman Krusinski, Chesterfield, MI and Melvin Karll, Jr., Eastpointe, MI. and 13 grandchildren.

            Committal Services were held Tuesday, October 22, 1996, at 2 p.m. at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida, with Military Honors rendered by the Marine Corps League of Spring Hill, Florida.  Interment following service at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL.

            Purcell Funeral Home of Bushnell, FL was in charge of arrangements.