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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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November 3, 2010                                 Page 5B

 

emilielouise wagner jones

 

            Emilie Louise Wagner Jones – Mrs. Emilie Jones, age 94, of Blairsville, GA, passed away October 21, 2010 at Murphy Medical Center Nursing Home, Murphy, NC.

            Emilie was born January 5, 1916 to the late Paul Henry Wagner and Almira L. Widger Wagner of New York Mills, NY.  She graduated from NY Mills High School in 1933, and the Excelsior School of Business in 1935 in Utica, NY.  On June 1, 1940 Emilie was married to Hubert C. Jones of Utica, NY at Plymouth Congregational Church.  In 1951 they moved to Arlington, VA where she and her husband worked at the Pentagon for the United States Air Force.  In 1959 the family moved to the Sunnadin in Inlet, NY where they had housekeeping cottages and Emilie took care of the rentals and upkeep.  Hubert returned to work at Griffiss Air Force Base in Rome, NY until 1968.  Emilie and Hubert later joined their son at his Fern’s Hotel, Restaurant and Gift Shop in Old Forge, NY.  In 1976 they left upstate NY and retired to Blairsville, GA.

            Emilie was very active in the AARP, NARFE and the Eastern Star.  Her favorite hobby and job was teaching ceramic classes at Branan Lodge-Wesley Mt. Village.  She also started her own business, Pine Tree Ceramics specializing in custom ceramics.  She was very active with her church family at Coosa Methodist Church.

She is survived by her two children, Hubert A. Jones,, son, Blairsville, GA.  Her daughter, Elizabeth Jane Jones Hiers, wife of Robert Hiers of Winter Haven, FL.  Two grandsons, Christopher Hiers and wife Colleen of Lakeland, FL, and Dana Hiers and wife Jamie of  Eagle Lake, FL.  Three great-grandsons, Chance, Carter and Ethan Hiers.  One great-granddaughter, Megan Hiers.  Her brother, Paul Frederick Wagner, Commander retired U.S. Navy and wife (Anita), Arlington, VA., their son, Paul Frederick Wagner II, Arlington, VA and daughter Karen E. Wagner, Atlanta, GA.  Her sister Isabel Wagner Ames has passed away and is survived by her husband Richard and three children, Jennifer, Marcia and John Ames. 

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorials be made to Good Shepherd Home Health and Hospice Agency, P.O. Box 465, Hayesville, NC 28904.

            Arrangements have been entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Emilie Louise Wagner Jones

EMILIE LOUISE WAGNER JONES
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November 3, 2010                                 Page 5B

 

susan marie killian

 

            Mrs. Susan Marie Killian, age 52, of Hwy 515, Blairsville, passed away on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 in Centre, AL, following an extended illness.  Mrs. Killian was born on Dec. 13, 1957 in Trion, GA, the daughter of the late Howard Dawkins and the late Cindy Chandler Dawkins.  She had made her home in Blairsville after moving here from Rossville in 1991.  She was a loving wife, mother and sister.  Mrs. Killian was a member of the Harvest fellowship Church.

            Surviving Mrs. Killian are her husband, Charles Killian of Blairsville, one son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Janet Felder of Hubert, NC, one sister and brother-in-law, Dianne and Clay Williams of Centre, AL, two brothers, Clarence Dawkins of Prattville, AL, Stephen Baugh of Ringold, GA, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial service will be held at a later date and will be announced.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the American Cancer society in memory of Mrs. Killian. 

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

 

           


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November 3, 2010                                 Page 5B

 

iols rohring sherrie

 

            Iola (Rohring) Sherrie, age 93 of Blairsville, GA, passed away on October 27, 2010 after a short illness at her daughter’s home.

            Mrs. Sherrie was born in Wilson, NY on September 10, 1917 the daughter of the late Edward and Clara Rohring.

            She married Norbert C. Sherrie in 1937 who pre-deceased her on April 16, 1977.  also pre-deceased by a brother Harold Rohring.  She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Wilson, NY.

            While living in Wilson she belonged to the Wilson Fire Co. Auxilliary (sic) and was a Cub Scout Leader.  She worked at Walkers Apparel Store then Okie’s Pharmacy for many years.

            In 1979 she moved to Florida, then North Carolina and finally Blairsville, GA where she lived at Branan Lodge for six years and enjoyed reading, playing bingo and going on bus trips with many of her friends.  Mrs. Sherrie also liked helping her daughter and son-in-law with their Alpaca Farm.

            Mrs. Sherrie is survived by her children, Lynn (Helen) Sherrie of Wilson, NY, Joanne (Lee) Mansfield of Blairsville, GA and Roger Sherrie of Lockport, NY.  She is also survived by her six grandchildren, Paula, Lon, Tracey, Alec, Lydia and Emma and seven great grandchildren, Andrea, Joey S., Michelle, Joey H., Amber, Brooke, and Layne.  Also survived by brother and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins.

            Funeral services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family in Wilson, NY with Pastor Ron Haefer at North Ridge Cemetery. 

            The Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA in charge of the arrangements.  You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com


Iola Rohring Sherrie


IOLA ROHRING SHERRIE
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November 3, 2010                                 Page 5B

 

daniel “dan” john paolillo

 

            Mr. Daniel “Dan” John Paolillo, age 38, of Cherrie Lane, Blairsville, passed away on Friday, Oct. 29, 2010 at his home following a brief illness.  Mr. Paolillo was born on  July 26, 1972 in Edison, NJ, the son of Richard Paolillo and Mary Jane Cassidy Paolillo.  Dan was a graduate of Teen Challenge of WNC, a graduate of the Florida Culinary Institute.  He loved to cook and was a proud classically trained pastry chef.  He loved sports and was a big Dolphins fan.  Dan always had a smile for everyone.  He was a loving son, brother, fiancé, father and uncle.  Dan attended the Blairsville Church of God.

            Surviving Daniel are his fiancée, India M. Trapp of Blairsville, his parents, Richard and Mary Paolillo of Blairsville, one brother, Mark A. Paolillo of Eatonton, a niece, Morgan Paolillo, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Monday, Nov. 1, 2010 at 5 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. John Davis officiating.  Special music was presented by Rev. John Davis.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 3-5 p.m.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that donations may be made to help defray funeral expenses in Dans’s (sic) memory.

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

Daniel John Paolillo

DANIEL JOHN PAOLILLO
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November 3, 2010                                 Page 5B

 

don michael lance

 

            Mr. Don Michael Lance, age 52, of Blairsville, passed away on Saturday, October 23, 2010 in the Union General Hospital following a brief illness.  Mr. Lance was born on Sept. 21, 1958 in Atlanta, GA, the son of Don Ray Lance and Ruenelle Head Lance.  He was a veteran of the US Navy.  He was a lifelong resident of Union County and Atlanta.  Mike enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating and camping.  He loved to talk, joke and make everyone laugh.  He had a natural talent for pencil and ink drawing.  Mike could design and build just about anything out of wood.  He loved being around family and friends.  Mike was a member of the Galilean Baptist church of Norcross and attended the Harmony Grove Baptist Church.

            Surviving Mike are his fiancée, Nancy Smith of Blairsville, mother and step-father, Ruenelle and Benny Allen of Blairsville, father and step-mother, Don ray and Doris Lance of Hiram, GA, three children, amber Robinson of Blairsville, Ashley Schurtz of Atlanta, Shane Lance of Blairsville, one sister, Leyta Jordan of Atlanta, four grandchildren, Aleah Brown, Donavin Clark-Martin, Kamari and Jayden Lance, two nieces, Kelly and Laura Jordan, uncle and aunt, Bob and Carol Head of Blairsville, several cousins, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Stacy Dyer officiating.  Special music was presented by Brian Sosenski.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Danny Everett, Pat Snow, Bruce Meeker, Jim Williams, Chris Churchill, Mike Gowder and Randy Meeker.  Interment will follow in the Union Memory Gardens Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6-9 p.m.

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


Don Michael Lance

DON MICHAEL LANCE
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