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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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November 17, 2010                                Page 4C

 

austin emory holloway

 

            Mr. Austin Emory Holloway, age 76, of Almond Creek in Marble, NC, formerly of Blairsville passed away on Thursday, November 11, 2010 at Heritage Healthcare of Blue Ridge following an extended illness.    Austin was born on January 14, 1934 in Blairsville, GA to the late Elbert Bristol Holloway and the late Vanita May Carroll Holloway.  He served in the Korean War and worked as a truck driver for McClure’s Trucking for several years.  Mr. Holloway attended the Hayesville Church of God.  Austin was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and great grandfather.  He was preceded in death by his wife Ruth Marie Applegate Holloway, his sister Shelby Jean Holloway and his brother Jake Harold Holloway.

            Surviving Austin are his daughter Susan Freeman of Murphy, his son Sonny Holloway of Griffin, and his son and daughter-in-law Austin Jr. and Toni Holloway of Trenton, NJ, his sister Nancy Gertrude Johnston of Ellijay, his brothers Harvey Holloway of Milner, J.D. Holloway of Blairsville, his brothers and sisters-in-law Hughel Lee and Juanita Holloway of Griffin and Benny Joe and Sharon Holloway of Marietta, four grandchildren John Freeman, Deric Freeman, Shalon Freeman and Matthew Holloway and great grandchildren Jasmine Freeman and Jacob Freeman, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Hubert Legg officiating.  Special music was played by L.D. Buchanan and The Happy Pilgrims.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, David Holloway, Darrell Allen, Junior Carroll, David Carroll, Arnold Patterson and Dell Tanner.  Interment followed in the Dillard Chapel Cemetery with the North GA. Honor Guard conducting military honors.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Saturday 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


Austin Emory Holloway

 
AUSTIN EMORY HOLLOWAY
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November 17, 2010                                Page 4C

 

juanita m. burke

 

            Mrs. Juanita M. Burke age 80 of Burkensmyth Lane, Blairsville passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness.  Mrs. Burke was born on May 29, 1930 in Brunswick, GA, the daughter of the late Benjamin Grooms Manning and the late Maudie Davis Manning.  Juanita loved to cook and to help people and loved all kinds of animals.  She was a care giver for many years.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Burke in 1990, two sons, Howard Burke in 1995 and Russell in 1986.  She was a loving mother, grandmother and was a friend to many.  Mrs. Burke was of the Baptist faith.

            Surviving Mrs. Burke are one son and daughter-in-law, Dalton and Kathleen Burke of Blairsville, one daughter and son-in-law, Lynn and Don Sly of Lakeland, FL, three grandchildren, Jenny, Amy and Christopher, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Leesburg, FL.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the Union County Humane Society in memory of Mrs. Burke. 

            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


Juanita M. Burke


JUANITA M. BURKE
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November 17, 2010                                Page 4C

 

dorothy marie patterson

 

            Mrs. Dorothy Marie Patterson, age 55, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, November 12, 2010 at her residence.

            Mrs. Patterson was born in Acworth, Georgia, on Wednesday, August 17, 1955, a daughter of the late Odell Howard and Rose Petty Howard.  She was employed as a manager in metal roofing, and attended Grace Baptist Church in Hayesville, North Carolina.  Her father, Mr. Odell Howard, preceded her in death.

            Surviving family members include her mother, Rose Howard, of Kennesaw, Georgia; children: Cynthia Lee Slinker, of Edmonton, Kentucky; and Vernon Millwood, of Cartersville, Georgia; siblings: James Howard, of Acworth, Jimmy Howard, of Felton, Georgia; Sandy Simmons, of South Carolina; Sara Millwood, of Kennesaw; Judy Dageman, of Jasper, Georgia; and Marie Fowler, of Michigan; grandchildren: Katelyn Schiver and Michael Millwood. 

            No services are scheduled at this time. 

Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.  Please send condolences to the family at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com

 

           


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November 17, 2010                                Page 5C

 

michael eugene donham

 

Mr. Michael Eugene Donham age 56 of Bill Long Rd., Blairsville passed away on Monday, November 8, 2010 in the Union General Hospital following a brief illness.  Mr. Donham was born on Jan. 14, 1954 in Chattanooga, TN, the son of the late Kenneth W.  Donham and the late Faye Burgess Donham.  He was a loving father, brother, grandfather, fiancé and was a friend to many.  Mike loved the mountains and being outdoors.  Mike attended the Young Cane Church of God.

Surviving Mike are one daughter, Ashley Howell of Knoxville, TN, one sister and brother-in-law, Jan and Tom Resig of Mt. Juliet, TN, fiancée, Betty Jones of Blairsville, two grandchildren, nieces, Heather and Andy Howell of Chattanooga, Jennifer and Trevor Northam of Lenior City, TN, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday November 10, 2010 at 7 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. William Sisum officiating.  Special music was presented by Regina Putnam and Heather Sisum.  The following gentleman served as pallbearers, Sonny Jones, Henry Jones, Tim Glass, Chad Sisum, Matthew Whitner, Wendall Lee, Randy Ledford and Dr. Richard Putnam.  Interment and graveside services followed on Thursday Nov. 11, 2010 at 11 a.m. from the Meadow View Cemetery. The family met with friends at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 5-7pm.

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


Michael Eugene Donham


MICHAEL EUGENE DONHAM
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November 17, 2010                                Page 5C

 

clifton waites

 

            Mr. Clifton Waites, age 71 of Blairsville, passed away on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at the St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta following an extended illness.  Clifton was born on September 8, 1939 in Hissop, Alabama, son of the late Jeffie Waites and the late Annie Pearl Robinson.  He lived in the area for eleven years, moving here from West Palm Beach, Florida where he was the Assistant Chief of the fire department.  Clifton was a loving husband father, grandfather and a friend to many.  He is preceded in death by his sister Gloria Sasser and his son David Waites.  He was a member of Palms West Presbyterian Church.

            Surviving Mr. Waites are his loving wife, Carolyn Waites of Blairsville, a daughter and son-in-law, Carol and John Walrath of Loxahatchee, FL, two brothers and a sister-in-law, Jeff and Marilyn Waites of Summerfield, FL and Billy Royce Waites of Murphy, NC, two grandchildren, John Walrath Jr. and Joey Walrath, seven nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 4 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel in Blairsville with Dr. Phillip Meeks officiating.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that donations be made to Union County Dialysis and the American Lung association. 

            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


Clifton Waites


CLIFTON WAITES
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November 17, 2010                                Page 5C

 

robert t. davenport

 

            Mr. Robert t. Davenport, age 86, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, November 11, 2010 in Union County Nursing Home in Blairsville.

            Mr. Davenport was born in Union County, Georgia, on February 16, 1924, a son of the late Thomas and the late Fancy Bailey Davenport.  He lived most of his life in Blairsville, and was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.  Robert had been preceded in death by his wife, Nadean Hughes Davenport; a daughter and son-in-law, Geraldean and Gene Chance; granddaughter and great granddaughter Tina and Jessica Mowry; two sisters: Ruthie Richards, and Bonnie Davenport; five brothers, Luther, Herman, Ira, Harley, and Floyd Davenport.

            Surviving family members include sons and daughters-in-law, Albert and Martha Davenport, of Blairsville; J.L. and Nicole Davenport, of Blairsville; Elmer and Sherri Davenport, of Seneca, South Carolina; H.B. and Linda davenport, of Blairsville; daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Ronnie McDonald, of Blairsville; thirteen grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, November 14, 2010, at 3 pm, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, with Rev. Jimmy Rogers, Rev. Randy Hughes, and Rev. Dwayne Patterson  officiating.  The body lay instate at the church starting at 2:30 p.m., prior to the funeral service.  Special music was presented by Martha Davenport, Julie Payne, and Sheila Partin.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Jonathan Davenport, Brian Davenport, Bret Davenport, Joey Davenport, Justin Davenport, Lloyd Davenport, Tony Davenport, and Richard Chadwick.  Burial was in the church cemetery.  Visitation at the funeral home began Saturday, November 13, 2010, from 6 until 9 p.m.

            Cochran Funeral Home Blairsville entrusted with the arrangements.  Please join us in remembering Robert by visiting our memorial at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.  Through this site we invite you to share your thoughts and fond memories with our family.


Robert T. Davenport


ROBERT T. DAVENPORT
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November 17, 2010                                Page 5C

 

jean trulove richards

 

            Mrs. Jean Trulove Richards, age 90, of Hemptown, Georgia, in Fannin County, passed away Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at Union County Nursing Home in Blairsville, Georgia.

            Mrs. Richards was born December 29, 1919 in Union County, Georgia, the daughter of the late Wm. Lee Trulove and the late Dove Morgan Trulove.  Jean taught school in the small rural schools in Union Co. until 1948, at which time she and Frank Richards of Fannin Co. married and settled in Hemptown where she became a dedicated homemaker and an active member of their church “Bethel Methodist” for 48 years.  Frank went on to be with the Lord in October of 1996, and Jean lived on in the community until 2003 when she fell and broke a hip.  After that her health declined to the point that on December 31, 2003 she had to go in Union County Nursing Home and that has been her ‘home away from home” until early Tuesday morning God took her to her real home in Heaven.

            Jean is survived by one sister, Polly Trulove Woodham of Blairsville, GA, also nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends whom she loved dearly.

            Funeral services were held Thursday, November 11 in the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home in Blairsville, GA at 1 p.m. with Rev. Michael Morton and Rev. Charles Black officiating.  Music was provided by Bill Johnson and Joanna Holoman.  Pallbearers were the following gentlemen: Larry Trulove, Dan Trulove, David White, Taylor Woodham, Bob Thomas, and Chris Woodham.  Serving as honorary pallbearers were the following gentlemen: Wilson Cobb, Winston Rhodes, Luther Rhodes, and Hal Bruce.  Burial was in Hemptown Cemetery.

            The family received friends at the funeral home on the day of the funeral, Thursday, from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

            If you wish, the family has suggested that memorial contributions be made to Hemptown Cemetery Fund, % (sic) Damon Davenport, 10623 Old Hwy. 76, Morganton, GA 30560.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA, in charge of arrangements.  You can send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com


Jean Trulove Richards


JEAN TRULOVE RICHARDS
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November 17, 2010                                Page 5C

 

betty ann cosby

 

            Betty Ann Crosby was born July 3, 1924 in Chattanooga, Tennessee to the late Raymond Stimpson and the late Margaret Stimpson.  Betty grew up in Chattanooga and attended Central High School where she met Earl Cosby and married him on April 8, 1945.  She was a housewife and mother of three children.

            She worked as a secretary in several offices, her favorite of which was at East Ridge Elementary School where she took on the role of librarian, nurse, and secretary.  She only liked a job if it was a challenge and kept her busy.

            Betty’s family moved to Blairsville, Georgia in 1976 when Earl retired from Exxon.  Together they constructed three homes in the Blairsville area.  Betty enjoyed gardening and working in her yard.

            Betty and Earl were very involved in several churches and other Christian ministries.  Currently Betty was supporting 20 different Christian ministries.  Thousands of free Bibles have been given out in her track racks around town.  She was preceded in death by hr husband, Earl in 2007 and by a sister, Virginia Bridgers.

            Survivors include: son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Diane Cosby of Chattanooga; two daughters and sons-in-law, Pamela and David Collins and Deborah and Chuck Sommer all of Blairsville; six grandchildren, Bret, Carrie, Eric, Katie, Brian and Jessica, four great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Friday, November 12, 2010 at 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Robert Smith officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Chuck Sommer, David Collins, Eric Collins, Jason Taylor, Brian Cosby and Mike McIntyre.  Interment followed in the Union Memory Gardens Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607 in Mrs. Cosby’s memory.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 4-7 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


Betty Ann Cosby


BETTY ANN COSBY
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