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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA 30512

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October 24, 2012                                 Page 18A

 

pauline grizzle tipton

 

               Mrs. Pauline Grizzle Tipton age 72 of Hicks Gap Road, Blairsville passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness. Mrs. Tipton was born on April 5, 1940 Union County, the daughter of the late Leonard Grizzle and the late Ethel Harkins Grizzle. She was a native and lifelong resident of Union County. Pauline loved camping, fishing, flower gardening and quilt making. She was a loving mother, sister and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband and best friend, Hayden Tipton in 2009, a brother, Jesse Grizzle and a sister, Odell Dispane. Mrs. Tipton was of the Baptist faith.

               Surviving Mrs. Tipton are three daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Vick Payne of Blairsville, Melinda and Eric Stites of Pigeon Forge, TN, Glenda and Kevin Mollohan of Blairsville, three sisters and one brother-in-law, Helen and Carl Hilton of Blairsville, Mae Norwood of Blairsville, Lorene Stogsdill of Blairsville, five grandchildren, Jeremy, Jamey and Joshua Payne, Katie and Daniel Mollohan and Matthew Stites, many other relatives and friends also survive.

               Funeral services were held on Friday, October 19, 2012 at 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Waymon Lovell and Rev. John Davis officiating. Special music was presented by Rev. John Davis. The following gentleman served as pallbearers, Jamey, Joshua and Jeremy Payne, Aaron Dills, Michael Head and Timmy Hilton. Serving as honorary pallbearers were John Armstrong, Don Burr and Andrew Pritchett. The family met with friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 6-9 p.m.

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


Pauline Grizzle Tipton

PAULINE GRIZZLE TIPTON
  Courtesy of Mountain View Funeral Home

            

 

 

The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA 30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

October 24, 2012                                 Page 18A

 

cranford ford nix

 

               Mr. Cranford Ford Nix, age 79 of Waterford, MI formerly of Berkley, MI and also formerly of Blairsville passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2012 in Waterford following an extended illness. Mr. Nix was born on November 15, 1932 in Union County, the son of the late William Hamilton Nix and the late Fannie Townsend Nix. Cranford was a veteran of the US Air Force. He was a member of the Allegheny Masonic Lodge #114 F&AM. He retired from the Chrysler Corporation after many years of service. Cranford invented and played a two arm banjo and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. He was preceded in death by his son, Cranford H. "Little Man" Nix Jr., two brothers, Home and Raymond Nix and by two sisters, Lorena Turner and Ruby Jewell Lance. Cranford was of the Methodist faith.

               Surviving Mr. Nix are his longtime companion, Betty Turner of Waterford, MI, two grandsons, Phineas and Aesop Smith, two brothers, Clayton Nix of Blairsville and John Nix of Blairsville, two sisters, May Lou Whitt of Blairsville and Charlotte Collins of Blairsville, several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

               Funeral service was held on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Dr. Winfred Pitts and Rev. Stacy Dyer officiating. Special music was by Cranford Nix. Interment followed in the Owltown Church of God Cemetery. The family met with friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6-9 p.m.

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


Cranford Ford Nix

CRANFORD FORD NIX
  Courtesy of Mountain View Funeral Home

            

 

 

The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA 30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

October 24, 2012                                 Page 18A

 

katharean thomas odom

 

               Mrs. Katharean Thomas Odom age 82 of CJ Drive, Morganton was promoted to glory on Friday, October 19, 2012 from the home of her daughter following an extended illness. Mrs. Odom was born on March 31, 1930 in Union County, the daughter of the late Mike Joseph Thomas and the late Ruby Beaver Thomas. She was a native and lifelong resident of Union County. Katharean always had a smile. She loved gardening. She had a green thumb for growing flowers. She was highly dedicated to going to church and to her Lord. She was a Soldier For Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arvle "CJ" Odom in 2003, a grandson, Michael Young, one brother, Furman Thomas, three sisters, Mildred Thomas, Doris King and Sarean Wilson. Mrs. Odom was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church.

               Surviving Mrs. Odom are two sons and one daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Brenda Odom of Morganton, Robbie Odom and his fiancée, Dana Holloway of Morganton, two daughters and sons-in-law, Bonnie and Dean Dyer of Cleveland, GA, Charlotte and Tony Young of Young Harris, four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Marlain Thomas of Flowery Branch, Marcelle and Wesley Smith of Dacula, GA, Wanda and Jim Kirby of Snellville, GA, Barbara and Donald Coggins of Buford, two brothers-in-law, Jimmy King and Wayne Wilson both of Buford, ten grandchildren, Melinda, Mary, Michael, Matthew, Robyn, Levi, Luwanna, Jason, Jeff and Dannica,, eighteen great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

               Funeral services were held on Sunday, Oct.21, 2012 at 3 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Jeff Young, Rev. Ray Harper and Rev. Jim Gray. A poem was presented by her niece Debbie. Special music was presented by Sarah Kate Odom, Ken and Betty Nichols and Katharean's sisters and other family members. The following gentleman served as pallbearers, Jason Young, Levi Odom, Michael Thomas, Jared Lange, Josh Wilson, Bobby Odom and Matthew Keith Beaver. Serving as honorary pallbearers were, Danny Burson, Lee Roberson, Wayne Thomas, Alfred Odom and Herman Hunter. Interment followed in the Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Flowers are accepted or if you wish, the family requests that donations may be made to the Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery Fund in memory of Katharean. The family met with friends at the funeral home on Saturday evening from 6-9 p.m.

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


Katharean Thomas Odom

KATHAREAN THOMAS ODOM
  Courtesy of Mountain View Funeral Home