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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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November 26, 1998                    Page 5B

 

mr. don nix

 

            Don Nix, age 77, of Port Collins, died Wednesday, October 29, 1997 at Spring Creek Health Care Center.

            A memorial service was held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, November 3, 1997 at Allnutt Funeral Service/Drake Road Chapel.

Mr. Nix was born April 6, 1920 in Blairsville, GA, to William J. Nix and Onea West Nix.  He married May Evans on July 28, 1941, in Kimbrall, Nebraska.  He owned and operated the Nix Lumber Company and later worked for Riemen Construction for 15 years.  He was a member of the International Labor Union Local No. 172 in Cheyenne, Wyoming.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing.  He had lived in Fort Collins since 19937 after residing in Blairsville. 

Survivors include his wife, May Nix of Fort Collins; three sons, Donald Nix, Jr. of Windsor and Raymond Lee Nix and Wade A. Nix, both of Fort collins (sic) one daughter, Shelby Thimig of Fort Morgan; three brothers, Harrison Nix of Blairsville, Newton Nix of Lancaster, S.C., and Paul Nix of reeds, GA.; one sister, Rosey Ownbe of Flint, Michigan; 10 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Jimmy Nix, and his parents.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Larimer County in care of Allnutt Funeral Service/Drake Road Chapel.           

 

             


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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November 26, 1998                    Page 5B

 

mrs. fleeta cole odom

 

            Mrs. Fleeta Cole Odom, age 89, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, November 16, 1997. 

Mrs. Odom was born March 2, 1908 in Polk County, Tennessee, a daughter of the late Columbus E. Cole and Rhoda Forrester Cole.  She was a homemaker and a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.  Mrs. Odom was the widow of the late Auda Odom.  She had lived in Akron, Ohio for many years, but had lived in Akron, Ohio for may years, but (sic) had lived in Blairsville for the past 27 years.    

            Surviving are sister, Myrtle Panter of Blairsville, several nieces, nephews and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 19, 1997 at 2 p.m. from Oak Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Loys Waters, Rev. Grady, Ray, (sic) and Rev. F.C. Wimpey officiating.  Special music was presented by The Dixie Aires and The Faith Singers.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Stanley Odom, Tim Odom, Bob Odom, J.C. Odom, Burrell Chastain, and Kirk Odom.  Interment was in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.  

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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November 26, 1998                    Page 5B

 

mr. luther bowers

 

            Mr. Luther Bowers, age 86, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, November 16, 1997. 

Mr. Bowers was born February 20, 1911 in Union County, Georgia, a son of the late Gordon Bowers and Florence Payne Bowers.   He was a farmer and had lived in this area for most of his life.  He was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church and of Allegheny Masonic Lodge #114, F&AM.  Mr. Bowers had been preceded in death by son, Robert Bowers in 1934 and son Willie Bowers in 1962 and wife Ada Rich Bowers in 1957 and wife Dester Ghorley Bowers in 1988. 

            Surviving are wife, Josephine Miller Bowers, of Blairsville; daughter and son-in-law, Ruby and Earl Warren; daughter and son-in-law, Margie and J.C. Harkin; daughter and son-in-law, Daisy and Grady Groves; daughter and son-in-law Ann and Charles Totherow, all of Blairsville; brother Tommy J. Bowers of Chatsworth, GA; eleven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 18, 1997 at 2 p.m. from Mt. Pleasant Baptist church (sic) with Rev. Jimmy Smith and Rev. Willis Garrett officiating.  Special music was presented by The Kelley Trio.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Michael Warren, James Harkins, Robert Harkins, Leslie Groves, Perry Groves and Calvin Collins.  Interment was in Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery, with graveside Masonic rites by The Allegheny Masonic Lodge members.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville 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 26, 1998                    Page 5B

 

georgia owenby haas

 

            Mrs. Georgia Owenby Haas, age 76, passed away Saturday, November 15, 1997. 

Mrs. Haas was born in Union County, Blairsville, GA, on March 1, 1921 a daughter of the late Zachary and Cordie Norton Owenby.  She was a member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church. 

            Surviving are daughters Peggy Stroupe and Bobbie Shelton; step-son William A Haas, Jr.; sister, Tottsie Dellinger; brothers, Howard Owenby and Sylvan Owenby; grandsons, Casey and Jason Kirkpatrick, Randy, Gary and Lee Haas; granddaughter Lisa Stroupe and Amanda Masters, and April Yager and fourteen great grandchildren. 

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 18, 1997 at 2 p.m. at Walnut Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Fred A. High officiating.  Music by the choir.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  George Clemmer, Max Huggins, William McAbee, Richard Greene Wayne Noah, Horace Robinson.  Interment was in church cemetery.

            Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.