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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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October 29, 1997           Page 5B

 

mr. frank martin, jr.

 

            Mr. Frank Martin, Jr., age 65, of Lyman Lake Road, died October 22, 1997 at his home. 

He was a native of Blairsville, GA., son of Alwayne Stalcup Martin, of Blairsville, and the late Frank martin, Sr.  He retired after 25 years form Clarkson Brothers.  He attended Liberty united Methodist Church and was a U.S. Air Force Veteran of the Korean Conflict, a member of the Hejaz Temple, and the Irving Southworth Blue Lodge, Lyman.. 

            Surviving in addition to his mother are: his wife, Betty Gene Painter Martin of the home; two brothers, Sam Martin of Lyman and Jack Martin of Blairsville; three sisters, Dot Mickie of Lawrenceville, GA., Deloris Upchurch of Decatur, GA. And Mary groves of Monroe, GA. 

            Funeral services were held Friday, October 24, 1997 at the Wood Mortuary, conducted by Rev. J.C. Duncan.  Burial was in the Hillcrest Memorial gardens.  Honorary escorts were the members of the Mid-City Shrine Club. 

Those desiring to make memorials may do so to the Mid-City Shrine Club, P.O. Box 247, Lyman, S.C. 29365. 


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October 29, 1997           Page 5B

 

mr. clarence vandiver

 

            Mr. Clarence Vandiver, age 83, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, October 22, 1997 in Union County Nursing Home in Blairsville.  Mr. Vandiver was born in White County, Georgia, on January 1, 1914, a son of the late Joe Vandiver and Anna Abernathy Vandiver.  He had lived most of his life in the Blairsville area and was a member of Old Liberty Baptist Church.

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Viola Vandiver of Blairsville; daughter, Bonnie Sue Vandiver of Hayesville, N.C.; step-son, James Thomas of Blairsville; step-daughter, Judy Berry of Blairsvlle (sic); two sisters, Minnie and Dollie Vandiver, both of Blairsville; grandson, Casey Shadix; step grandsons, Joshua and Joseph Berry; granddaughters, Diamond and Autumn Clark; step granddaughters, Jamie Thomas, Heather Berry and Tonia Thomas; several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Friday, October 24, 1997 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Jerry Young, and Rev. Horace Potts officiating.  Special music was presented by Ken and Elaine Young.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Robert Sosebee, Joshua Berry, A.J. Wimpey, Ronnie Wimpey, B.J. Clark and Timmy Hilton.  Interment was in Zebulon Baptist Church Cemetery. 

<>Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA. in charge of arrangements.


 

 


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October 29, 1997           Page 5B

 

mr. mason h. williams

 

            Mr. Mason H. Williams, age 89, of Blairsville, Georgia, formerly of Lake Worth, FL., died Friday, October 24, 1997.  He was predeceased by his wife, Amelia Williams, in 1986. 

He is survived by daughters, June Williams Gesch, of Blairsville, Janice Williams Boland, Blairsville and Wendy Williams Holden of lake Worth, FL.; sister, Norma Conroy, of Moorehead (sic) City, N.C.; 5 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Mr.  was born in Union County, GA, to the late and the late. 

            Graveside services were held Monday, October 27,   1997 at 1:30 p.m. at Lake Worth memory gardens of lake Worth.  Arrangements by E. Earl Smith Memory Gardens Chapel, and this notice is a courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville. 

 

 


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October 29, 1997           Page 5B

 

mr. ray rhoten

 

            Mr. Ray Rhoten, age 65, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, October 15, 1997 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.  He was born in Jackson County, Tennessee on August 13,  1932, a son of the late Clay Rhoten and Ova West Rhoten.   Mr. Rhoten was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in Korea.  He had lived in the Blairsville area since 1964, coming here from Cookville, TN.  Mr. Rhoten was a member of the Blairsville Church of Christ.   He was preceded in death by two sisters, Christine Rhoten, and Rose Heady, and son, Tommy Rhoten. 

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Charlene Hollows Rhoten, of Blairsville; son and daughter-in-law, Dan and Cindi Rhoten of Woodstock, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Tammie Rhoten of Blairsville; daughter-in-law, Pam Rhoten of Blairsville; brother, Herbert Rhoten of Cookville, TN.; sisters, Edith Bennett, Ethel Stewart, and Robbie Stewart, all of Gainesboro, TN; a step grandson, Timmy Tate; many nieces, nephews, and other relatives also survive.

            Funeral services were held Friday, October 17, 1997 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Minister Terry Stuart officiating.  Special music was presented by the church (sic) of Christ Choir.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Harold Plott, Tommy Dolar, Jim Poe, Earl Odom, Cohen Davis, Ken Hall, Dominick Biondo, Hoyt Cunningham, John Ledford, and Larry Garrett.  Serving as honorary escort to the family were Cecil King and men of the Blairsville Church of Christ.  Interment was in Union memory Gardens Cemetery.  

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA in charge of arrangements.