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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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November 15, 2000                    Page 6C

 

MR. frank garland hunter

 

Mr. Frank Garland Hunter, age 87, of the Murphy Hwy. Blairsville, passed away on Monday, November 6, 2000 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness.  Mr. Hunter was born on August 15, 1913 in Andrews, NC the son of the late John A. Hunter and the late Josephine Ledford Hunter.  Mr. Hunter was a lifelong resident of Union and Towns counties and was a deacon of the Youngstown Baptist church.  He was a WWII veteran, a member of the American Legion and a member of the local DAV.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Sue Swanson Hunter in 1994, one daughter, Linda Hunter in 1952, and by two grandchildren, Michelle Dyer Smith in 1999 and Michael David Bostick in 1988.

Surviving Mr. Hunter are daughter and son-in-law, Anna and Michael Bostick of Lakeland, GA; daughter, Glenda Dyer of Blairsville; one son, Harold Hunter of Blairsville; one sister, Bertha Hughes of Young Harris; eight grandchildren, twenty two great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on November 9, 2000 at 2 pm from the Youngstown Baptist Church with the Rev. Leon Henderson, Rev. Randy Chapman and Rev. Jonathan Hood officiating.  Special music was presented by Ned Wilcoxin, Willie Davenport, Eddie Queen and Doris Hefner.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Billy Smith, Chris Tinney Eric Fensterle, Harley Hunter, Larry Henderson and Dean Dyer.  Honorary pallbearers were the deacon board of Youngstown Baptist Church.  Interment followed in  the Old Union Church Cemetery with the N. GA Honor Guard conducting the graveside services.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.

 


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November 15, 2000                    Page 5C

 

MRS. chloe stover naves

 

Mrs. Chloe Stover Naves, age 88, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, November 6, 2000 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

Mrs. Naves was born in Fulton County, Georgia on Saturday, November 2, 1912, a daughter of the late Sam Stover and Murilla Earney Stover.  She was a former owner of a restaurant and had been living in the Blairsville area since 1987, moving here from Roswell, Georgia.  Mrs. Naves was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.  Her husband, John A. Naves passed away in 1998.

She is survived by many relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 8, 2000 at 2 pm from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home in Blairsville, with Rev. George Cline officiating.  Special music was presented by patsy Davenport, Tammy Blasingame, and The Jubilee Choir.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Ronnie Stewart, Elwyn Stover, Dean DeVore, Harold Atkins, Harry Walker Murray, Jim Westberry, and Andy Anderson.  Interment was in Roswell City Cemetery in Roswell.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

 


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Blairsville, GA  30512

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November 15, 2000                    Page 5C

 

MR. james t. davis

 

Mr. James T. Davis, age 80, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, November 6, 2000 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

Mr. Davis was born on Saturday, January 31, 1920 in Harlen County, Kentucky, a son of the late June Davis and Vesta Dodds Davis.  He was a farmer and moved to the Blairsville area in 1996, from Hall County, Georgia.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Bertie Pickelsimer Davis of the home; son and daughter-in-law, James H. and Wanda Davis, of Blairsville; son, Jesse J. Davis, of Blairsville; daughters and sons-in-law: Delois and Larry Fisher of Morganton, Georgia; Debra and Marshall Jones of Dahlonega, Georgia; Dale Smallwood and Donald Brown of Hiawassee, Georgia; Brenda and Junior Christy of Dahlonega; and Ann and Willis Smallwood of Blairsville; daughter, Gail Ceballos of Dahlonega; brother, Gordon Davis of Dahlonega; 19 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren also survive, along with many friends and other relatives.

Funeral services were held Thursday, November 9, 2000 at 2 pm from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Earl Pickelsimer and Rev. Joey Fortner officiating.  Special music was presented by Jamie Fortner and the Christian Friends Quartet.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Devon Ledford, James Gilreath, Kevin Gilreath, Jonathan Davis, Darrel Ceballos, and Cody Marsh.  Interment was in Cooper’s Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

 

 


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November 15, 2000                    Page 5C

 

MRS. nina cook jarrett

 

Mrs. Nina Cook Jarrett, age 98, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2000 in Union County Nursing Home in Blairsville.

Mrs. Jarrett was born in Union County, Georgia, on Thursday, February 27, 1902, a daughter of the late Fate Cook, and Anna Lou Johnson Cook.  She was a homemaker, and had lived in Blairsville almost all of her life.  Mrs. Jarrett was a member of Sandy Plains Baptist Church in Marietta at the time of her death.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Truman Jarrett, in 1975.

Surviving are her daughter, Reginia Kirby, of Marietta; granddaughter, Carol K. Robertson, also of Marietta; three grandsons: Steve Kirby, of Anderson, SC; Benny Kirby, of Kennesaw, GA; and David Kirby, of Buford, GA; a sister, Ada Souther, of Blairsville; eleven great grandchildren and six great great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services were held Saturday, November 11, 2000 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home, with Rev. Don Mason, Rev. Brent Chatham, and Rev. Ray Potts officiating.  Special music was presented by Mrs. Ella Battle, Mrs. Sarah Kelley, and Mrs. Ruth Gibson.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: E.L. Cook, Doug Davenport, Leon Davenport, Charles Jenkins, Michael Kirby, Steve Kirby, and Benny Kirby.  Interment was in Union Memory Gardens Cemetery in Blairsville.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made in memory of Mrs. Jarrett to Sandy Plains Baptist Church of Marietta, or Zebulon Baptist Church of Blairsville.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

 


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November 15, 2000                    Page 5C

 

MR. melvin h. emerson

 

Mr. Melvin H. Emerson, age 56, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, November 11, 2000 in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta.

Mr. Emerson was born in Union County, Georgia, on Thursday, January 27, 1944, a son of the late Jess T. Emerson and Eva Mae Rogers Emerson.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  Mr. Emerson was employed by E.J. Footwear in Blairsville, and was a lifelong resident of this area.  He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.  A brother, Jim Lee Emerson, passed away in 1982.

Surviving are his wife, Frances Plott Emerson of the home; daughters and sons-in-law, Melva Lynn and Jeff Edwards of Clermont, Georgia; and Marsha and David Totherow of Blairsville; sisters, Virginia Chastain of Blairsville and Wanda Woody of Baldwin, Georgia; a brother, Roy Emerson of Fort Valley, Georgia; three grandchildren, Brandy and Cody Edwards and Adam Totherow.  Many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held Monday, November 13, 2000 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, with Rev. Leon Henderson and Rev. Joe Dan Wilkins officiating.  Special music was presented by Susie Phillips,  Louise DeLong, and Sara Kelley.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Ronnie Kelley, Tamar Thompson, Neal Griggs, Freddy McGaha, Raymond Mull, and J.E. Corn.  Interment was in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

 


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November 15, 2000                    Page 5C

 

MRS. ruth collins hood

 

Mrs. Ruth Collins Hood, age 77, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2000 at her home following an extended illness.

Mrs. Hood was born on Tuesday, June 26, 1923 in Union County, Georgia, a daughter of the late John C. Collins and Lena Lance Collins.  She was a lifelong resident of this area and was a member of Old Liberty Baptist Church.  Mrs. Hood had been preceded in death by her husband, the late Erion Hood.

She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Jimmy and Sheila Hood of Fayetteville, Georgia, and son and daughter-in-law Eddy and Cherry Hood of Blairsville; two sisters, Doris Colwell of Blairsville and Docia Loh of Orlando, Florida; five granddaughters, Kimberly Ward, Amy Rogers, Penny Hood, Calley Hood and Haley Hood; one great granddaughter, Laura Beth Rogers; several nieces and nephews and many friends also survive.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 8, 2000 at 11 am from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Jerry Young and Rev. Harley Hunter officiating.  Special music was presented by Old Liberty Quartet and Old Liberty Baptist Church Choir.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Robert Rogers, Steve England, Mitchell Henderson, and Mark Weaver.  Interment was in Old Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.