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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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November 19, 2008        Page 17A

 

james earl “moses” gilreath, sr.

 

            Mr. James Earl “Moses” Gilreath, Sr., age 59, of Suches, GA, went home to be with our Heavenly Father on November 7, 2008, following a brief illness.   He was born April 25, 1949 in Suches, GA.  He had a wonderful love for the mountains where he had lived all of his life.  He was of the Baptist faith and was a loving son, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle.

            He was preceded in death by his father, Earl Gilreath, Suches, GA, daughters and sons-in-law, Theresa and Donny Burns, Suches, GA, Jeania and Andy Dillon, Dahlonega, GA, Linda Dockery and Lee Jenkins, Dahlonega, GA; sons and daughter-in-law, James Gilreath, Jr., Suches, GA, Kevin Gilreath and Tiffany Kelly, Dahlonega, GA, brother and sister-in-law, Jerry and Tammy Gilreath, Suches, GA, sisters and brother-in-law, Jane Moose, Suches, GA, Lois and Dean Collins, Blairsville, GA, grandchildren, Gabrielle Sisk, David Dillon, Brittany Chambers, Ashley Chambers, Kay Lee Jenkins, lacy Gilreath, and Melanie Gilreath.  Several nieces and nephews and a large number of other family and friends also survive.

            Funeral services for Mr. Gilreath were held at 1 PM Monday, November 10 2008 at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega with the Rev. Gwendell Gravitt officiating.  Interment followed in the Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Suches.

            Gentlemen serving as pall bearers were Adam Gilreath, Dwayne Moose, Aaron Seabolt, Stephen Moose, Kaleb Seabolt, Junior Seabolt, Kevin Seabolt, James Gilreath, Jr., Scott Harris, Brian Seabolt, Ben Parks, and Tim Chambers.

            The family received friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 5-9 PM and all day on Sunday.

            Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega in charge of the arrangements. 

 


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don victor mahaffey

 

            Mr. Don Victor MaHaffey, age 64 of MaHaffey Place, Blairsville passed away on Sunday Nov. 16, 2008 in the Union County Nursing Home following an extended illness.  Mr. MaHaffey was born on Feb. 23, 1944 in Union County, the son of the late Plomar MaHaffey and the late Lannie Self MaHaffey.  He was a former member of the Kiwanis Club and was a member of the Masonic Lodge F&AM.  EH was preceded in death by a sister, June Trulove and by two brothers, Cline and Bill MaHaffey.  Mr. MaHaffey was a member of the Blairsville First Baptist Church.

            Surviving Mr. MaHaffey are two daughters, Susan Walker of Cooper City, FL, JoAnn MaHaffey of Sherman oaks, CA, two grandchildren, Ashley and Joshua Walker of Cooper City, FL, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services will be held on Friday, Nov. 21, 2008 at 4 p.m. from the Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Fred Lodge officiating.  Special music will be presented by Terry Hooper.  Interment will follow in the Union memory Gardens cemetery.  The family will meet with friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 6-9 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

           


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ronald eugene kasserman

 

            Mr. Ronald Eugene Kasserman, age 67 of Back To Nature Trail, Suches, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008 at his home following a brief illness.  Mr. Kasserman was born on Dec. 21, 1940 in Lakeworth, FL, the son of the late Eugene Kasserman and the late Irene Peake Kasserman.  Ronald had lived in Suches for the past twenty years.  He loved motorcycles and Nascar racing.  Mr. Kasserman was of the Catholic faith.

            Surviving Mr. Kasserman are one son, Ronald Kasserman of Suches, one daughter, Delight Michelle Kasserman of Live Oaks, FL, a close friend, Sandy Atkins of Ellijay, GA, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial service was held on Monday, Nov. 17, 2008 at 12 p.m. from Mr. Kasserman’s home on Back To Nature Trail in Suches.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to Back To Nature Trail in memory of Mr. Kasserman.

            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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maudine r. baker

 

            Maudine R. Baker, age 70, of Blairsville, GA, passed away October 23, 2008 at Heartland Hospice of Austell, GA, after a short illness.  She was born June 20, 1938 in Ellijay, GA to David and Maudie Whitaker and was married to former Davis County resident Robert W. Baker on October 29, 1960 at Dayton, OH, where Robert was stationed at Wright Patterson Air Force Base.  They were married 48 years.  Maudine loved her family, music, gardening and flowers.

            She is survived by her husband; two sons, Jeff (Carolyn) Baker of Jamestown, OH, Mark (Julinda) Baker of Marietta, GA; two grandchildren, Derrick Baker of Columbus, OH and Carrie Baker of mason, OH; two brothers, Franklin Whitaker of Chatsworth, GA and John Whitaker of Dayton, OH; three sisters, Addie Lee Kelly of Beavercreek, OH; Shirley Stroop of Dayton, OH and Wanda Hargrove of Springbourgh, OH.  She was preceded in death by her parents.

            Funeral services were Saturday, October 25, 2008 at First Presbyterian Church, Marietta, GA, by Senior Pastor Dr. Samuel W. Henderson.  Burial was at Mt. View Cemetery, Marietta, GA.

            Memorial has been established to Heartland Hospice of Austell, GA, 5990 Love Street, Austell, GA 30168.