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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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November 5, 1997         Page 9B

 

carter reid “c.r.” hudson

 

            Mr. Carter Reid “C.R.” Hudson, age 76, of Marietta, died Wednesday, October 29. 1997. 

            Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, October 31, 1997 in the chapel of Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home with Dr. Stephen Stanfield officiating.  Interment was in the Mountain View Cemetery, Marietta, GA.

Born in Union County, GA. Mr. Hudson came to Cobb County in 1953 to work for Lockheed Aircraft Corporation where he retired in 1984.  He served in the U.S. Army during WWII in the European Theatre and was also present at the Battle of the Bulge.  He was a member of the American Legion Post #160 in Smyrna and was a longtime member of Elizabeth Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Sarah Nell Patterson Hudson, Marietta, GA.; three daughters, Diane H. Nitschke, Ball Ground, GA., Frieda H. Crawford, Matthews, N.C. and Pat Hudson, Kennesaw, GA.; son, Gary Reid Hudson, Marietta, GA.; sister, Hazel H. Dillinger, Blairsville and Arthur Hutson, Ballground, (sic) GA.; six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

            Contributions can be made to Promina Northwest Hospice, P.O. Box 1208, Marietta, GA. 30061 or the American Institute for Cancer Research, 1759 R. Street, Washington, D.C. 

Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home, Marietta, in charge of arrangements. 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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November 5, 1997         Page 9B

 

mr. l.c. miller

 

            Mr. L.C. Miller, age 56, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, October 29, 1997. 

Mr. Miller was born in Cherokee County, North Carolina, on May 27, 1941, a son of the late Reuben Miller and Hazel Plott Miller.  He was a life-long resident of this area, and a member and deacon of Union Baptist Church.  Mr. Miller also served as the Sunday School Superintendent here.  He was a member of Youngcane Masonic Lodge.   Preceding him in death was his son, Lonnie Miller, who died on June 6th, 1995. 

            Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Doris Hood Miller, of Blairsville; daughter, Sheila Miller, daughter and son-in-law, Gina Miller Thompson and Perry Thompson, daughter-in-law, Tammy Miller Hughes, and nieces, Audrey Davis Lovell and Katherine Davis, all of Blairsville. 

            Funeral services were held Saturday, November 1, 1997 at 2 p.m. from Union Baptist Church with Rev. Benny Nix officiating.  Special music was presented by The Trackrock Quartet.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Perry Thompson, Jeff Burks, Greg Fortenberry, Roger Cobb, Darren Rowan, and David Atkins.  The following gentlemen served as honorary escort to the family: Buddy Rowan, Christ (sic) Fortenberry, Craig Davenport, and Tommy Jones.  Interment was in Union Baptist Church Cemetery, with Masonic Graveside Services performed by members of Youngcane Masonic Lodge.  

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


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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November 5, 1997         Page 9B

 

mr. earl mcgaha

 

            Mr. Earl McGaha, age 62, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Saturday, November 1, 1997 in Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. 

Mr. McGaha was born in Clay County, North Carolina, on May 19, 1935, a son of the late Jessie McGaha and Nellie Meadows McGaha.  He had lived most of his life in this area and was a member of Mt. Oliviet (sic) Baptist Church. 

            Surviving are his wife, Inez Beavers McGaha, of Blairsville; daughter, Jeanie Owenby; daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Jeff Curtis; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Sid Garrett; son, Tommy McGaha; son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Sharon McGaha; son and daughter-in-law, Keith and doris (sic) McGaha, all of Blairsville; brother, Johnny McGaha of Andrews, N.C.; brother Clyde McGaha of Young Harris, GA.; brother, Fred McGaha of Blairsville; sisters, Minnie Shook of Young Harris and Alfa Gilbert of Blairsville; grandchildren, William and Crystal Owenby, Lee and Missie Jones, Melissa McGaha, Jessie McGaha, and Brittney McGaha.

            Funeral services were held Monday, November 3, 1997 at 2 p.m. from Mt. Oliviet (sic) Baptist Church with Rev. Ronnie Abernathy and Rev. Fred Thomas officiating.  Special music was presented by the Heavenly Echos (sic).  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  David Davenport, Tim McGaha, Freddie McGaha, Chris Beavers, Steve and Eddie Gilbert.  Interment was in the church cemetery.  

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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November 5, 1997         Page 9B

 

mr. william c. ballew

 

            William Chadwick Ballew, age 65, of the 800 block of Earl of Chesterfield Lane, died October 25, 1997. 

Born in Blairsville, GA., he was a retired U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander with 26 years of service.  He was formerly employed with Tracor & Bendix Inc.  Mr. Ballew was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Retired Officers Association, and the Virginia Beach Amateur Radio Club. 

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy “Dolly” Ballew; his mother, Winnie Hesketh of Blairsville; a brother, Rex Ballew of Blairsville; a niece and three nephews.

A Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated at 8 p.m. Monday in St. Nicholas Catholic Church by Fr. James M. Noto.  Burial was at noon Tuesday in Olive branch Cemetery, City park Avenue, Portsmouth, where military honors was accorded.  Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Lynnhaven Chapel, is handling arrangements.

            Memorial donations may be made to St. Nicholas Catholic Church Building Fund or Alzheimer’s Association, 20 Koger, Executive Center, Norfolk.