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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512


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November 22, 1995                                Page 4B


mr. junior dyer


            Mr. Junior Dyer, 72, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, November 13, 1995 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

            Mr. was born in Union County, Georgia, on June 21, 1923, a son of the late Samuel Riley Dyer and Sally Reid Dyer.  He was a retired carpenter and a lifelong resident of this area.

            Surviving are his wife, Ruby Nell Mitchell Dyer, of the home; sons, Larry Dyer, Ricky Dyer, and Jerry Dyer, all of Blairsville; daughter, Debbie Young, of Blairsville; sisters, Ida Reid, and Lydia Good, both of Blairsville; brothers, Samuel Riley Dyer, Jr., and Woodrow Dyer, both of Blairsville; eight grandchildren, and two great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday November 15, 1995 at 2:00 PM from Pinetop Baptist Church with Rev. Willis Garrett and Rev. Tom Smith officiating.  Special music was presented by Susie Phillips, Louise DeLong, and June Grounds.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Gene Pope, Fred Hawkins, Royce Dyer, Shawn Mashburn, Duane Dyer, and Scott Corn.  The following gentlemen served as Honorary Escort to the family: Fred Williams, Tim Dyer, Dayton Dyer, and Stacy Dyer.  Interment was in the church cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.