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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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November 4, 2009         Page 16A

 

grace payne

 

            Mrs. Grace Payne, age 100, of Blairsville, GA, passed away October 27, 2009 at her home. 

Mrs. Payne was born on June 8, 1909 in Union County, GA, to the late J.C. and Nettie (Cavender) Hunt.  She was the oldest living member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.  She taught elementary school for 30 years and was a member of the retired Teachers Assoc.  Mrs. Payne was preceded in death by infant daughter, Nettie Virginia Payne, brothers, Bruce, Pat and James Hayden Hunt, sisters, Myrtle Brooks and Blanche Payne. 

Survivors include:  husband of 72 years, Major Payne of Blairsville, GA; daughter & son-in-law; Blanche & Jimmy Huddleston of Blairsville, GA; grandchildren, Daryl Norwood and Curt Norwood of KY; step grandchildren, Rhonda Campbell of VA, and Jim Huddleston III of KY; six great grandchildren; nieces and nephews, Myron Brooks of MS, Barbara Reeds of CA, Beverly Thomas of AL, and Nancy Bryant of Lawrenceville, GA.

            Funeral services were held Friday, October 30, 2009 at 11 AM from the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Steve Youngblood officiating.  Pallbearers were Ray Davis, Buddy Legg, Kenneth Dyer, David Bryant, Wendell Murphy and Jackie Teague.  Burial was in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home Blairsville, GA www.cochrannfuneralhomes.com in charge of arrangements.

 

           


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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November 4, 2009         Page 16A

 

grapelle gladys rollins

 

            Mrs. Grapelle Gladys Rollins, age 73, of Crescent Rd., Blairsville, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009 in the Abbey Hospice Center in Social Circle, GA, following an extended.  Mrs. Rollins was born on Nov. 9, 1935 in Union County, the daughter of the late Gordon Brown and the late Bessie Owenby Brown.  She was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  She enjoyed gardening and cooking.  Grapelle was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and was a friend to all who knew her.  She was preceded in death by her sister, Maybell and a brother Barry.  Mrs. Rollins was a member of Shady Grove Methodist Church.   

            Surviving Mrs. Rollins are three sons and two daughters-in-law, Jim and Jackie Southerland of Marietta, Joe Southerland of Blairsville, Mike and Audrey Southerland of Madison, GA, two sisters, Dolly Burrell of Blairsville, Joyce Swallow of Naples, FL, one brother, Jerry Brown of Blairsville, nine grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Saturday Oct. 31, 2009 at 12 PM from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Ronnie Abernathy officiating.  Special music was presented by Tommy and Susan Murphy.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, L.J. Brown, Derrick Rollins, Joe Burch, Braxton Martin, Colby Hughes and Darren Jones.  Interment followed in the Owltown Church of God Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Friday evening.

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

           


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brewery dockery

 

            Brewery Dockery, age 83, died October 15, 2009 in Stone Mountain, GA, following a brief illness.  A native of Union County, he was the son of the late Ora Dockery Long and was born on November 17, 1925.

            He is survived by his daughter, Karen D. Ivester, of Stone Mountain, GA; one grandson Craig Hughes, and great grandson, Caiden Nicholas Hughes, of Stone Mountain. 

            A memorial service will be held in Blairsville and will be announced at a later date.  Karen would like to thank the following for their kindness in caring for her father during his illness and transition.  Crossroads Hospice, Atlanta, GA; Willie Bush and Craig Hughes.  Also, for emotional support, she wishes to thank Jim Spiker, Robert Hughes, Maxine Trogdon and Danny Key.


The North Georgia News

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hershel lloyd everett

 

            Mr. Hershel Lloyd Everett, age 79, of Jackson Heights, Blairsville, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009 in the Landmark Hospital in Athens, GA, following an extended illness.  Mr. Everett was born o Nov. 5, 1929 in Union County, the son of the late Erwin Everett and the late Hattie Satterfield Everett.  He enjoyed racing and fishing.  He was a loving father, brother, grandfather and great-grandfather.  Hershel was preceded in death by two sisters, Everline Heddon and Roberta Drake and by one brother, Jerry Everett.  Mr. Everett was a member of Zebulon Baptist Church. 

            Surviving Mr. Everett are two daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Frank Collins of Blairsville, Susie and Eugene Hooper of Cornelia, GA, three sons and two daughters-in-law, Rex and Judy Everett of Blairsville, ray and Mary Everett of Blairsville, chuck Everett of Cornelia, three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Ed and Laura Everett of Blairsville, Herbert Everett of Blairsville, Mac and Brenda Everett of Blairsville, eight grandchildren, Todd Hooper, Tosha Hooper, Shannon Foster, Sabrina Smith, Johnathan Everett, Jaime Couch, Brandy Everett and Jennifer Smith, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009 at 3 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Jonathan Hood officiating.  Special music was presented by the Youngstown Singers.  Serving as pallbearers were, Wayne Hughes, Ricky Hughes, Robert Guy, Sam guy, Thomas Nichols and Darvin Couch.  Interment followed in the Zebulon Baptist church Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Friday evening.

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

           


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sarah “sally” sadler

 

            Mrs. Sarah Sadler, age 87, of Bradley Acres Rd., Blairsville, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009 in the Clay County Care Center following an extended illness.  Mrs. Sadler was born on Nov. 7, 1921 in Walla Walla, WA, the daughter of the late Sam and Sarah Loney.  Sarah enjoyed her Wednesday Bridge Club at Branan Lodge.  She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Vic Sadler in 1999 and by a son, Michael Sadler in 2000.  Mrs. Sadler was of the Unity faith. 

            Surviving Mrs. Sadler are a daughter and son-in-law, Vicky and Dean Smith of Blairsville, one sister, Charlotte Hanafin of Walla Walla, WA, four grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            No services are planned at this time.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association in memory of Mrs. Sadler.       

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

           


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larry wayne hopkins

 

            Mr. Larry Wayne Hopkins, age 54, of Rushy Glen Drive, Blairsville, passed away on Monday Oct. 26, 2009 in the Missions Hospital in Asheville, NC following an extended illness.  Mr. Hopkins was born on Oct. 6, 1955 in Rochester, NH, the son of Nancy Hunt Hopkins and the late Donald Robert Hopkins.  He was a veteran of the US Air Force.  Larry loved flying remote controlled airplanes.  He was a very loving father, son, brother and grandfather.  Larry was of the Episcopal faith.

            Surviving Mr. Hopkins are his mother, Nancy Hopkins of Blairsville, one daughter, Jennifer Hopkins of Tampa, FL, one sister and brother-in-law, Judy and Charles Simard of Blairsville, Uncle, Rev. Marshall and Rev. Victoria Hunt of Cape Cod, MA, aunt, Rae and Walter Wilson of Grand Lake, CO, five grandchildren, Melinda, John-John, Gabby, Taylor and Dillon, several cousins, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Interment and graveside services were held on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009 at 1 PM from the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA with Chaplain See officiating.  Military honors were provided by the Military Honors Division from Dobbins Air Force Base. 

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2009 at 2 PM from St. Clare’s Episcopal Church with Rev. James Yeary and Rev. Marshall Hunt officiating.  The family will meet with friends following the service.  In lieu of flowers, if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to St. Clare’s Church in memory of Larry.   

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