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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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November 8, 1995                                 Page 9B

 

mrs. leah muir frazer

 

            Mrs. Leah Muir Frazer, 99, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, October 30, 1995 in Murphy Medical Center I Murphy, North Carolina.

            Mrs. Frazer was born September 11, 1896, in Warren County, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late William Muir and Jane Howles Muir.  She had lived in this area for 2 1/2 years, coming here from St. Petersburg, Florida.  Mrs. Muir was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in St. Petersburg.  She was preceded in death by her husband, jack, who passed away in 1958.

            Surviving are nephews: Dr. John Muir, of Ft. Pierce, Florida; Richard A. Muir, of Blairsville, and Gardner Elliott Muir, of Nichols, South Carolina.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.

           


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November 8, 1995                                 Page 9B

 

mrs. shirley a. williams

 

            Mrs. Shirley A. Williams 62, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, November 1, 1995 in Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

            Mrs. Williams was born March 30, 1933 in Charlotte, North Carolina, a daughter of the late E.W. Andrews and Elizabeth Dwyer Andrews.  She had been living in this area since 1985, coming here from Jackson, Mississippi.  Mrs. Williams was a member of First United Methodist Church of Union County.

            Surviving are her husband, Mr. Fred B. Williams, of Blairsville; three children: Lynda E. Williams, of Collierville, Tennessee; Lisa W. Arnold, of Germantown, Tennessee; and Whitney T. Williams, of Cordova, Tennessee; and a grandson, Andrew T. Williams, also of Cordova.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, November 4, 1995 at 2:00 p.m. from First United Methodist Church of Union County with Rev. Furman Norris officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Marvin Herndon, bill Boyce, Bill Curley, Les Myers, Stanley Kneeshaw, Al Horning, Glynn Kite, and Henry Russell.  Interment was in Choestoe cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that memorials be made to First United Methodist Church of Union County building fund, 859 Hwy. 515, Blairsville, GA 30512.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.

           


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November 8, 1995                                 Page 9B

 

mr. wayne souther

 

            Mr. Wayne Souther, 64, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, November 2, 1995 at his home.

            Mr. Souther was born April 14, 1931, in White County, Georgia, a son of Ada Cook Souther and the late Quince Souther.  He was Veteran of the U.S. Army and served in Korea.  Mr. Souther was of the Baptist Faith.  He has been preceded in death by a brother, F.C. Souther, in 1988.

            Surviving are his wife, Marian Souther, of the home; his mother, Ada Souther, of Blairsville; brother, James C. Souther, of Blairsville; sister, Willene Blackburn, of Homestead, Florida; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, November 4, 1995 at 4:00 p.m. from New Liberty Baptist Church with Rev. Harley Hunter and Rev. Jerry Young officiating.  Special music was presented by Susie Phillips, Louise DeLong and June grounds.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: John Schindelar, Waymon Lovell, Milton Collins, David Farrell, Mike Woods, and Terry Barrett.  The following gentlemen served as honorary escort to the family: Louin Collins, Farris Collins, E.L. Cook, Duane Dyer, and David Collins.  Interment was in the church cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.

           


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November 8, 1995                                 Page 9B

 

mrs. mary katherine taylor

 

            Mrs. Mary Katherine Taylor, 73, of Blairsville, Georgia, formerly of Roswell, Georgia passed away Friday, November 3, 1995 at her home following an extended illness. 

             Survivors include two daughters, Marilyn Hughes of Blairsville and Karen Perry of Raleigh, North Carolina; one son, Stanley K. Taylor of Kennesaw, Georgia; and one brother, J.D. “Bill” Hilderbrand of Woodstock, Georgia.  Four grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, November 5, 1995 at 3:00 p.m. from the Chapel of the Roswell Funeral Home of Mimosa Boulevard with interment in Georgia Memorial Park Cemetery in Smyrna.

Roswell Funeral Home of Mimosa Blvd., Roswell, was in charge of the arrangements, and this notice is a courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.


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November 8, 1995                                 Page 9B

 

james f. shields

 

            Mr. James F. Shields, 73, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, October 31, 1995 at his home.

            Mr. Shields was a native of Pennsylvania, and had been living in this area since 1987, coming here from Everglades City, Florida.  He was a veteran of the U.S. navy and the U.S. Marines.  Mr. Shields served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam, and was a highly decorated veteran.

            Surviving are his son, Clement J. Shields, of Naples, Florida; daughters, Gail K. Brehm, of Naples, and Gwen E. Hayes, of Cleremont, Florida; brother, George Shields, of Lakeland, Florida; and step brother, Jerry Batchholder, of Detroit, Michigan; five grandchildren, and two great grandchildren also survive.

            Memorial services were held Monday, November 6, 1995 at 7 PM from Mt. Zion Baptist Church.  Members of the North Georgia Honor Guard conducted military honors. 

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.