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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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November 18, 1998        Page 6B

 

reverend herbert j. patterson

 

            Rev. Herbert J. Patterson, age 63, of Blairsville, GA. Passed away Thursday, Nov. 12, 1998 following an extended illness.

            Rev. Patterson was born Saturday, Nov. 22, 1934 in Union County, GA. The son of William H. and Lillie Elliott Patterson.

            He was an Army Veteran.  Surviving are his wife, Blanche Bingham Patterson of the home; three daughters: Teresa Wehunt, of Buford, GA. And Charlotte Lynch and Shelia Wheeler, both of Blairsville, GA.; two sons: Hoyt Patterson of Lula, GA. And Rev. Dwayne Patterson of Blairsville, GA; one brother: Eugene Patterson, of Blairsville, GA; two sisters: Ruth Pattersona and Geniva Cook, both of Blairsville, GA; 12 grandchildren; one great grandchild and a number of nieces and nephews.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 15, 1998 at 2:30 p.m. from the Ebenezer Baptist Church with the Rev. Loys Waters and the Rev. Dexter Dockery officiating.  Interment was in the church cemetery.

Special music was provided by Linda Anderson; and L.D. and Happy Pilgrims.             

Pallbearers were: Doyle Gunter, Arlin Worley, Rex Dockery, Dwight Anderson, Junior Griggs, and Troy Phillips.

            Banister Funeral Home of Young Harris, in charge.

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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November 18, 1998        Page 6B

 

mrs. julia grizzle

 

            Julie M. Grizzle, age 76, of Blairsville, GA, passed away at her home Friday, Nov. 13, 1998.

            Julia was born in Union County, on Tuesday, June 6, 1922, a daughter of the late Lewis and Millberry Jarrard Grizzle.  She was a member of Corinth Baptist Church.

            Surviving are: daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Junior Ramsey of Suches, GA.; sisters, Lizzie Carder of Cumming, GA. And Grace Abercrombie of Blairsville, GA.; four grand children and six great grand children; several nieces and nephews; many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held Sunday, NOV>15, at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Don Hood, Rev. Waymon Lovell, Rev. Ray Potts and Rev. Horace Potts officiating. 

Music was presented by the Glory Bound Quartet.  Pallbearers were Bill Coker, Robert Bridges, Paul Carder, Doyle Carter, Kenneth Abercrombie and Larry Abercrombie.  Interment was in Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery.  Cochran Funeral Home, 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 18, 1998        Page 6B

 

mr. jerry henry holbrooks

 

            Jerry Henry Holbrooks, age 43, of Blairsville, GA. Passed away Monday, Nov. 9, 1998 in Northeast Georgia Medical Center at Gainesville, following an extended illness.

            Mr. Holbrooks was born on Monday, Jan. 31, 1955 in Lumpkins County, GA. A son of Hazel Thomas Holbrooks and the late Arvie Holbrooks.

            He was a lifelong resident of this area, and attended Salem Baptist Church.  Mr. Holbrooks had held various occupations over the years, including a builder, fireman and county deputy.  He was proceeded in death by a sister, Joan Elaine Holbrooks and his father, Arvie Holbrooks.

            Surviving are: wife, Robin K. Holbrooks, of Blairsville; his mother, Hazel T. Holbrooks; daughters: Margaret Holbrooks, Amy Holbrooks, Becky Brown and Carrie King, all of Blairsville; sisters: Frankie Seabolt, Janet Stephens and Susie King; brothers: Mark Holbrook, Lynn Holbrooks, Johnny Holbrooks and Tommy Holbrooks, all of Blairsville.  Many friends and other relatives survive.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, with Rev. Stacy Dyer, Rev. Jimmy Tanner, and Rev. David Atkins officiating. 

Specially selected music was presented by Ken and Elaine Young.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: J.D. Stephens, Gene Cook, Rudy Eller, Charles Worden, Denny Dills, Damon Hood, Ernie Pruitt, David Dye, Todd Helcher and C.J. Worden, with Robert Hull driving the fire truck which carried the body to the graveside at Harmony Grove Baptist Cemetery.  Members of union Co. Fire Dept, and law enforcement officials served as honorary escort.