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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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November 10, 2010                                Page 5C

 

fairdie payne

 

            Mr. Fairdie Payne, age 64, of Pat Colwell Rd., Blairsville, passed away on October 31, 2010 at his home following an extended illness.  Mr. Payne was born on May 9, 1945 in Union County, the son of the late Fred Payne and the late Callie Bingham Payne.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  Fairdie enjoyed fishing and working with all kinds of animals.  He was a loving and kind person and was a friend to many.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas White and an uncle, Lonnie Bingham.  Mr. Payne was of the Baptist faith.

            Surviving Mr. Payne are two sons, Robert Payne and Stacey Payne both of Toccoa, GA, niece and nephew, Sandra and Alfred Jones of Blairsville, cousins, Lorean Henson, Blake Jones, Dianna Allen, Brenda Baker, Linda Jones, Sandra Lozana, Sarah Jones, Faye Thomas, Glenda Tanner, Liz West, Ruth Cheek, Randolph Jones, Joseph Mealor, Debra Stephens, aunts, Ruby Jones and Lucille Brackett, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010 at 11 a.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Dell Tanner officiating.  Special music was presented by Herman and Lavada Cheek and Joshua Dills.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Blake Jones, Alfred Jones, Vincent Howard, R.L. Ledford, Randy Ledford and Randy Colwell.  Interment followed in the Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery where he will rest next to his parents.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 5-9 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


Fairdie Payne


FAIRDIE PAYNE
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November 10, 2010                                Page 5C

 

james “buster” walker bussell

 

            Mr. James (BetterKnown as Buster) sic Walker Bussell, age 62, of Tanyard St., Blairsville, passed away on Monday, Nov. 1, 2010 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness.  Mr. Bussell was born on July 24, 1948 in Clayton, GA, the son of the late Dommon H. Bussell and the late Milan Maude Martin Bussell.  Buster served our country in the US Army and fought in the Vietnam War.  Buster enjoyed woodworking, hunting and fishing.  He was a loving father, uncle and was a friend to many.  He was preceded in death by his sister, Deborah Buckner in 2002 and a niece, Stacy Corn in 2010.  Buster was a member of the First Untied Methodist Church.       

            Surviving Mr. Bussell are four children, Rebecah Bussell of Gracemont, OK, Michelle Burrell of Hayesville, NC, Tammy Bussell of Andrews, NC, Jaime Bussell of El Reno, OK, one nephew, Tony Brown of Chickasha, OK, many other relatives and friends and a host of his church family also survive.

            A memorial service will be held at a alter date and will be announced.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that donations may be made to help defray expenses in memory of Buster.

            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


James Walker Bussell


JAMES WALKER BUSSELL
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November 10, 2010                                Page 5C

 

daniel “dan” john paolillo

 

            Mr. Daniel “Dan” John Paolillo, age 38, of Cherrie Lane, Blairsville, passed away on Friday, Oct. 29, 2010 at his home following a brief illness.  Mr. Paolillo was born on July 26, 1972 in Edison, NJ, the son of Richard Paolillo and Mary Jane Cassidy Paolillo.  Dan was a graduate of Teen challenge of WNC, a graduate of the Florida Culinary Institute.  He loved to cook and was a proud Classically Trained Pastry Chef.  He loved sports and was a big Dolphins fan.  Dan always had a smile for everyone.  He was a loving son, brother, fiancé, father and uncle.  Dan attended the Blairsville Church of God.

            Surviving Daniel are his fiancée, India M. Trapp of Blairsville, one son, Daniel Anderson Paolillo of Blairsville, his parents, Richard and Mary Paolillo of Blairsville, one brother, Mark A. Paolillo of Eatonton, a niece, Morgan Paolillo, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Monday, Nov. 1, 2010 at 5 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. John Davis and Rev. Al Beck officiating.  Special music was presented by Rev. John Davis.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 3-5 p.m.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that donations may be made to help defray funeral expenses in Dan’s memory.

            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


Daniel John Paolillo


DANIEL JOHN PAOLILLO
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November 10, 2010                                Page 5C

 

susan marie killian

 

            Mrs. Susan Marie Killian, age 52, of Hwy 515, Blairsville, passed away on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 in Centre, AL, following an extended illness.  Mrs. Killian was born on Dec. 13, 1957 in Trion, GA, the daughter of the late Howard Dawkins and the late Cindy Chandler Dawkins.  She had made her home in Blairsville after moving here from Rossville in 1991.  She was a loving wife, mother and sister.  Mrs. Killian was a member of the Harvest Fellowship Church.

            Surviving Mrs. Killian are her husband, Charles Killian of Blairsville, one son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Janet Felder of Hubert, NC, one sister and brother-in-law, Dianne and Clay Williams of Centre, AL, two brothers, Clarence Dawkins of Prattville, AL, Stephen Baugh of Ringold, GA, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial service will be held at a later date and will be announced.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Mrs. Killian. 

            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 10, 2010                                Page 5C

 

john j. gargan, sr

 

            Captain John J. Gargan Sr., age 86, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, November 6, 2010 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville, following an extended illness. 

            Mr. Gargan was born on May 14, 1924 in Brooklyn, New York, a son of the late William and Nora Gargan.  He had moved to Blairsville in 1988 from Islamorada, Florida, after retiring from his charter boat business. John was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Whitelaw Gargan, in 2002.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.  He lived to hunt and fish.

            Mr. Gargan was a World War II veteran of the US Coast Guard in the Pacific Theater aboard the USS Centaurus AKA17.  In march 2010 he was presented with a citation of recognition and appreciation for his service and made a honorary member of the coast Guard academy Class of 1962.

Surviving family members include his son and daughter-in-law, John and Jackie Gargan Jr. of Islamorada, FL; daughter and son-in-law Carol Ann and David Tanner of Blairsville, GA, brother, William Gargan of Spruce Head, ME; grandchildren and spouses, Rick and Kammie Gargan of Tallahassee, FL; Kelly Gargan of Islamorada, FL; Joe and Christina Gargan of Coral Gables, FL; Lori and Manny Jimenez of Fort Lauderdale, FL; great-grandchildren, Derick and Ciara Gargan and Zane and Taylor Jimenez; and many other friends.

            A Celebration of Life service was held from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 with Father John Conway and Deacon John Mason of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church of Blue ridge officiating.  The family received friends Monday, November 8, 2010 from 6 until 8 p.m.  Interment was held in Union memory Gardens Cemetery with full military honors provided by the North Georgia Honor Guard.

            Arrangements are entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.   Please visit our website at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com, where you can send condolences to the family.