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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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November 5, 2008         Page 5C

 

marcia k. richard

 

            Mrs. Marcia K. Richard age 75 of High Lane, Blairsville passed away on Monday Oct. 27, 2008 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness.  Mrs. Richard was born on Nov. 30, 1932 in Salem, MA, the daughter of the late Horace Killam and the late Mildred Jedrey Killam.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and was a friend to all.  She loved and enjoyed people and was always in an up beat mood.  She never complained while battling all of her afflictions.  She will be missed by her family and friends.  Mrs. Richard was a member of the Shady Grove Methodist Church.

            Surviving Mrs. Richard are her loving husband of fifty four years, Robert Richard of Blairsville, one daughter and son-in-law, Roberta and Douglas Farrell of Port St. Lucie, FL, one son Gregg K. Richard of Ft. Pierce, FL, her extended children, Deborah Mock of FL, and Douglas Peralta of FL, one brother and sister-in-law, John and Judy Killam of Tuscon (sic), AZ, four grandchildren, Tara, Stephanie, Michael and Taylor, four great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008 at 7 p.m. from the Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bob Bone officiating.  Graveside services were held on Friday at 11 a.m. from the Shady Grove Methodist Church Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 5-7 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

           


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November 5, 2008         Page 5C

 

gearl lee burnett

 

            Mr. Gearl Lee Burnett, age 65 of Gracewood, GA, formerly of Blairsville passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008 following an extended illness.  Mr. Burnett was born on may 23, 1943 in Union County, the son of the late Edley Burnett and the late Alvia Mahaffey Burnett.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Eugene Burnett and a sister, Brenda Sosebee.

            Surviving Mr. Burnett are nine brothers and sisters, Thomas and Peggy Burnett of Blairsville, Alwaine and Lawrence Totherow of Blairsville, Franklin and Carneal Burnett of Buford, GA, Wanda Brophy of Jefferson, Norma Jean and Edward George of Stone Mountain, GA, John Richard and Barbara Burnett of Dublin Junior and Brenda Burnett of Blairsville, Bonnie and Wayne Dills of Lawrenceville, David and Mary Burnett of Blairsville, sister-in-law, Wanda Burnett of Blairsville, brother-in-law, Randy Sosebee of Blairsville, several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008 at 11 a.m. from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Waymon Lovell and Rev. Chad Underwood officiating.  Special music was presented by Becky Rogers.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, George, Bill, Robert, Marc, Andrew and Lee Burnett, Eddie George and Wayne Dills, Jr.  Interment followed in the Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Friday 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

           


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November 5, 2008         Page 5C

 

tommy lee haynes

 

            Mr. Tommy Lee Haynes, age 50 of Young Drive, Blairsville, formerly of Hall County, passed away on Monday, October 27, 2008 in Brunswick, GA, following an apparent heart attack.  Mr. Haynes was born on August 1, 1958 in Lumpkin County, GA, the son of Betty jean Harkins Haynes and the late William Arnold Haynes.  Tommy was a loving father, son and brother and was a friend to many.  At the time of his death he was employed by Appalachian Enterprises of Blairsville.  Mr. Haynes was a member of the First Baptist Church of Scottdale.

            Surviving Mr. Haynes are his mother, Betty Jean Young of Blairsville, his step mother, Helen Haynes of Gainesville, one son, David Haynes of Blairsville, one step son, Chad Beck of Lula, GA, half sister, Susan Harkins of Suches, two grandchildren, Drelynn Hester and Cayden Pritchett, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Friday, Oct. 31, 2008 at 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Joe Nickerson officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, David Haynes, Justin Fugel, Chad Beck, Harold Cooper, Greg Zeger, Moe Oliveria and Dewayne Oliveria.  Serving as honorary pallbearer was Ervin Jones.  Interment followed in the Jones family Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the Funeral home on Thursday evening from 7-9 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

           


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November 5, 2008         Page 5C

 

juniorwarren

 

            Mr. Junior Warren, age 75, native and lifelong resident of Blairsville, GA, passed away Thursday, October 30, 2008 at his home.  Mr. Warren was born Wednesday, may 3, 1933, in Union County, Georgia to the late Arvil Warren and the late Ethel Grizzle Warren.  Besides his parents, Mr. Warren had been preceded in death by two brothers, Earl Warren and Stancil Warren, and an infant brother and sister.  He was of the Baptist faith.

            Survivors include his loving wife of 57 years, Lee Ruth “Katie” Warren of Blairsville; son & daughter-in-law, Anthony & Darla warren of Blairsville; brother, Gene Warren; Paul Warren; brother, Rufus warren, all of Blairsville; sister, Carol Sue Pickelsimer of Chatsworth, Georgia; sister, Linda Faye Pangle of Dalton, Georgia; granddaughter, Heather Warren; special grandchildren: Brandon & Brian Gamel; special cousins, the Clifford King Family; special cousin, Dorothy Corn; many other relatives and friends.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, November 1, 2008, at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home in Blairsville, with the Rev. Jerry Young, Rev. Evan Hughes, Rev. Bryan Mason, and Rev. Kenny Beaver officiating.  Special music for the service was presented by Rev. Evan Hughes and Merle Fortenberry.  Interment followed in Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery.  Serving as pallbearers were the following gentlemen:  Michael Warren, Terry Warren, Shawn Bush, Todd Warren, Mark Warren, Phillip Warren, Joel Gooch.  Honorary pallbearers included: Michael Warren, Daniel Harkins, J.M. Grizzle, Pat Johnson, and Dr. Robert Stahlkuppe.

            The family received friends at the funeral home from 6 until 9 p.m.; Friday, October 31.

            In lieu of flowers, if you wish, the family suggests that donations be made to Union County Dialysis Center.

            Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home – Blairsville Chapel.  You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochrannfuneralhomes.com


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November 5, 2008         Page 5C

 

charles fred thomas

 

            Mr. Charles Fred Thomas, age 62 of Leisure Time Rd., Blairsville passed away on Sunday, October 19, 2008 at his home.  Mr. Thomas was born on July 21, 1946 in Fannin County, the son of William Thomas and the late Clarissa beavers Thomas.  Mr. Thomas had been employed in the timer business for the past several years.  He was preceded in death by three brothers, Jimmy, Troy and Roy Thomas.  Mr. Thomas was of the Baptist faith.

            Surviving Mr. Thomas are one son, Michael Thomas of Blairsville, one daughter and son-in-law, Sheila and Eddie Thornton of Blairsville, one brother, Lonnie Thomas of Ellijay, four sisters, Mazie Dale of Ellijay, “Polly” Marlene Jones of Morganton, “Sue” Corine Douchitt of Dalton, “Judy” Diane Thomas of Morganton, four grandchildren, Courtney, Chantelle, A.J. and Brittany, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial service will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that donations may be made to help with funeral expenses in memory of Mr. Thomas.     

            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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Blairsville, GA  30512

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November 5, 2008         Page 5C

 

wallace k. brown

 

            Mr. Wallace K. Brown, age 81, of Blairsville, GA, formerly of Thomaston, GA, passed away Friday, October 31, 2008 in Blairsville.

            Mr. Brown was a native of Thomaston and had made his home there for most of his life.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  Until his retirement, he was the owner/operator of the Brown Insurance Agency in Thomaston.  Mr. Brown was a member of the First Baptist Church of Blairsville and a former member of the Valley grove Baptist church in Thomaston.

            Mr. Brown is survived by his wife, Ruby Brown, daughter and son-in-law, Mrs. Deborah and Rev. Bob Crowe of Blairsville, his son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Lynn Brown of Birmingham, AL, two brothers, Wilburn Brown of Thomaston and Dennis brown of Atlanta and five grandchildren, Robert W. Crowe, Kenneth Crowe, Scott Brown, Lydia Brown and Erin brown.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, November 2, 2008 at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of the Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home in Thomaston with Rev. Bob Crowe officiating.  Interment followed in the South View Cemetery.  The family received friends at the Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home Saturday, November 1 from 6 until 9 p.m. www.pasleyfletcher.com. 

This notice is a courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home and Crematory – Blairsville Chapel.  You may sign the guest registry and send condolences to the family at www.cochrannfuneralhomes.com