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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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November 4, 1998         Page 5B

 

lucy snider

 

            Mrs. Lucy Snider, age 94, of Hwy 60, Suches, Georgia, passed away Monday, October 26, 1998 at the Union County Nursing Home center in Blairsville, Georgia following a short illness.  Mrs. Snider was a native of Macon County, North Carolina who had lived in Fannin County for many years.  She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist Faith.  She was preceded in death by her Husband: Tommy Sinder.  She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Jimmy and Elise Snider, Dahlonega, Georgia, Grandchildren, Tammy Kanaday, April Warren and Wendy Snider, great grandchildren, Katie Kanaday, Collin warren, and Korri Warren.  Several other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 28, 1998 at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega with Re. Horace Potts officiating.  Interment will follow in the Cornith Baptist Church Cemetery in Union County.  Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega in charge of arrangements.

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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November 4, 1998         Page 5B

 

mrs. flossie nichols wise

 

            Mrs. Flossie Nichols Wise, age 96, if Marietta, formerly of the Hemp Community who passed away Thursday, October 29th in Marietta.  Born in Union County Georgia, she was the daughter of the late John and Callie Rector Nichols.  She was the former teacher in Union County, teaching in a one room school, and was a member of Liberty Hill United Methodist Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. William Herbert Wise in 1981.

            She is survived by two daughters and son-in-laws, Ruth and Tip Davenport of Marietta, and Louise and Ed Hannah of Madison, Georgia a brother and sister-in-law, Rev. Ellard and Anna Lou Nichols of Blairsville; a sister-in-law, Anne Mae Nichols of Blairsville; grandchildren and spouses, Patty Davenport, Larry and Laura Davenport, Judith and Tom Skidmore, Jennifer and Rusty Griffin, and Meredith and Emory Schroeter; and great grandchildren, Lew Griffith, Hunter Griffith, and Corinnee Davenport.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, October 31st, 1998 at 2 p.m. from the Liberty Hill United Methodist Church with Rev. Richard Harris and Rev. Tom Kerr officiating.  Music was by Judy Thomas.  The following have been selected to serve as pallbearers: Larry Davenport, Tom Skidmore, Rusty Griffin, Emory Schroeter, Larry Brackett, and Sammy Nichols.  Interment followed in Hemptown Cemetery.  Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge in charge of arrangements.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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November 4, 1998         Page 5B

 

mr. ralph william gibson

 

            Mr. Ralph William Gibson, Sr., age 81, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Saturday, October 24, 1998 in Blairsville.

            Mr. Gibson was born in Clay County, North Carolina, on Sunday, October 29, 1916, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jarrett Gibson.  He was a lifelong resident of this area, and was a farmer.  Mr. Gibson and his wife Berniece celebrated sixty-two years of marriage.  He had been preceded in death by his parents, Jarrett and Claude Gibson, and brothers, Ray, Pearl and Boyd Gibson.

            Surviving are his wife, Berniece Alexander Gibson, of Blairsville; son and daughter-in-law, Clarence and Wanda Gibson, of Blairsville; daughter and son-in-law, Ruth and William Thompson, of Gainesville; daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and J.D. Elliott, of Gainesville, son, Ralph Gibson, Jr., of Blairsville; sister, Thelma McClure, of Hayesville, NC; brothers: Floyd and Lillian Gibson, and Vaughn Gibson, of Hayesville, Manuel and Josephine Gibson, of Tusquittee, NC; Barnett and Doris Gibson and Leonard and Geraldine Gibson, all of Hiawassee, and sisters-in-law, Euzella Gibson, of Gainesville, Reba Gibson ,of Hiawassee, and Blanche Gibson of Florida; twenty-one grandchildren and thirty-one great grandchildren also survive, along with a host of other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were held Monday, October 26, 1998 at 2 p.m. from Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Horace Potts officiating.  Special music was presented by Ken and Elaine Young.  Grandsons served as pallbearers, Anthony Harkins, Edward Gibson, Jeff Elliott, Scott and Shawn Gibson, and Jonathon Elliott; grandsons also served as honorary escort to the family: Terry, Tracy, Mike Elliott, Sam Gibson, Mike, Mark, and Josh Harkins and Tim Bohannon. with graveside services in New Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, with Re. Stanley Gibson officiating.     

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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November 4, 1998         Page 5B

 

mrs. betty king

 

            Mrs. Betty King, age 54, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, October 30, 1998 in Union General Hospital.

            Mrs. King was born January 24, 1944 in Union County, a daughter of the late Calvin Cantrell and Dorothy Ingram Cantrel.  She was a member of Pine grove Baptist Church.

            Survivors include: husband, Rev. Buddy King of Blairsville, Georgia,; children, Doug King of Blairsville, GA; Rhonda Queen of Blairsville; Debra Gable of Homer, GA; Pete King of Blairsville, GA; and Amy Botts of Blairsville, GA; mother, Dorothy Cantrell of Blairsville, GA; sister Frances Lee of Blairsville, GA; brother, Larry Cantrell of Blairsville, GA; ten grandchildren, two great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held November 1, 1998 from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Ray Potts and Rev. Dallas Crowder officiating.  Music was by the Benny Shook Family.  Pallbearers were Charlie Byers, Kenneth Grizzle, Larry Helton, Gary Lee, Jody Cantrell and Tommy Rogers.  Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Richard Sarrell and Larry Henderson.  Interment was in Pleasant Grove Baptist Cemetery. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.