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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512


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November 27, 1996                    Page 6B


miss juanita reid


            Miss Juanita Reid, age 72, of Blairsville, GA passed away Wednesday, November 20, 1996 in Copper Basin Medical Center in Copperhill, TN.  Miss Reid was born in Union County August 24, 1924 the daughter of the late James Ed and Lillie Mae Spiva Reid.  She had lived in this area all her life and was a member of the Union Baptist Church in Blairsville. 

Survivors include one sister and brother-in-law Mertie and Woodrow Dyer of Blairsville, two nieces: Lorene Odom of Blairsville and Vivian Hedden of Lawrenceville, GA and many other friends and relatives also survive.

            Funeral services were held Saturday, November 23, at 2 p.m. from the Union Baptist Church with Rev. Benny Nix officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Jimmy Spiva, Michael Spiva, Steven Spiva, Charles Spiva, Bobby Lance and Danny Everett.  Music was by The Faith Singers.  Interment was in the Union Baptist Church Cemetery.

            The Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of the arrangements.