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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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November 12, 1997        Page 4B

 

mr. larry willey

 

            Larry Willey age 76, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, November 5, 1997. 

Mr. Willey was born in Sussex County, Delaware, on July 23, 1921, s son of the late Nehemiah Willey and Anna Harris Willey.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Force, and served during World War II.  Mr. Willey was a former POW.  He had lived in this are (sic) since 1986, coming here from Ft. Pierce, Florida, and was a member of Coosa Methodist Church.  Mr. Willey was a member of Allegheny Masonic Lodge, #114, and was a Shriner.  Preceding him in death was his wife, Lucy Willey, in 1990. 

            Surviving are his daughter and son-in-law, Candy and Harrison Bradley, of Blairsville; son and daughter-in-law, Larry E. and Cindy Willey, of Woodstock, GA.; grandchildren, Melanie Bradley and James Bradley, both of Blairsville, and Samantha and Heather Willey, both of Woodstock. 

            Funeral services were held Friday, November 7, 1997 at 2 p.m. from Coosa Methodist Church with Rev. Earl Bishop officiating.  Special music was presented by John Gurley, Ida Lou Bishop, Dale and Diane Spivey, Daphyne Spivey, and Sheila Weber.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Terry Rogers, Lamar Paris, John Gurley, Ray Parson, Scrap Wheeler and Eddie Enus.  Interment was in Union memory Gardens Cemetery with Masonic Graveside Rites presented by members of Allegheny Masonic Lodge.  If you wish, memorials may be made to Shriner’s Crippled Children’s Fund, Shriner’s Burn Center or to The Wilderness Scouts.  

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

(no corrections have been made; this is exactly as it appeared in paper)

 

 

November 12, 1997        Page 4B

 

mr. l. c. miller

 

            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 lifelong resident of this area, and a member and deacon of Union Baptist Church.  Mr. Miller also served as the Sunday School Superintendent there.  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; nieces, Audrey Davis Lovell and Katherine Davis, all of Blairsville; brothers, Bill Miller of DelRoy, Ohio  and Gene Miller and Max Miller of Ohio; sisters, Barbara Downs also of Ohio; grandchildren Jessica Miller, Calen Thompson and Ashley Thompson.  Several nieces and nephews in Ohio also survive.

            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, Chris Fortenberry, Craig Davenport and Tommy Jones.  Interment was in Union Baptist Church Cemetery with Masonic Graveside Service presented by members of Youngcane Masonic Lodge.  

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.    


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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November 12, 1997        Page 4B

 

mr. eugene chapman hood

 

            Eugene Chapman Hood, age, 69 of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, November 7, 1997. 

Mr. Hood was born in Union County, Georgia, on June 13  1928 a son of the late Rev. Jim Hood and Ollie Ruth Sexton Hood.  He was a lifelong resident of Union County and was a member of Union Baptist Church.   

            Surviving are his wife, Lavada Hood, of Blairsville; son and daughter-in-law, Calvin E. and Kathy Hood, of Blairsville; and his son, Max Eric Hood of Blairsville; brothers, Bryon and Homer Hood both of Blairsville, George Hood of Cleveland, GA.; sisters, bertha McClain of Toccoa, GA., Clara Jane Burnette, of Suches, GA., and Pauline Berry of Gainesville, GA.; grandchildren, Melissa Hood, Brandon Hood, Any Hood and  Jacob Willis also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, November 9, 197 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Stacey Dyer officiating.  Special music was presented by Ken and Elaine Young.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Scott Dyer, Crett Dyer, Kenny Dyer, Tim Dyer, Stevie Hood, and Eddie Hood.  Interment was in Union Baptist Church Cemetery.  

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.    


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

(no corrections have been made; this is exactly as it appeared in paper)

 

 

November 12, 1997        Page 4B

 

mrs. marion holabird barton

 

            Marion Barton, age 80, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, November 4, 1997. 

Mrs. Barton was born in New Haven County, Connecticut on December 4, 1916, a daughter of the late Ralph Holabird and Carrie Thorpe Holabird.  She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Union County.  Preceding her in death was her husband, Robert J. Barton in 1995; her sisters, Mary Brinton and Shirley Murphy, and her brothers, Richard, Donald, and Marshall Barton. 

            Surviving are her daughter, Susan H. Baron of Blairsville; son, Ken H. Barton of Young Harris, GA. And his fiancee, (sic) Melanie Bridges of Young Harris; sister, Georgia Cole of West Haven, Connecticut; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, November 8, 1997 at 11 a.m. from First United Methodist Church with Dr. Robert Darby officiating.  Special music was presented by the First Methodist Church Choir.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Ronald Taylor, Paul Colditz, Marvin Hernden, Alex Davita, Tommy Rogers, and Ed Wiley.  Interment was in Union memory Gardens Cemetery.

            In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to First United Methodist Church Young Van Fund, 859 Hwy 515. Blairsville, GA. 30512  

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.