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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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November 28, 2012                                Page 12A

 

ella n. jenkins battle

 

            Mrs. Ella N. Jenkins Battle, age 74, of Blairsville passed away peacefully, Sunday, November 18, 2012, in Union County Nursing Home. Ella had been in declining health for several months. She was born January 14, 1938 to the late Charlie and Evia Souther Jenkins. She was owner of “Miss Ella’s Dress Shop” and “CindraElla Dress Shop” on the Square where many friends enjoyed shopping. She was a beautiful Christian who lived her faith, and was instrumental in acquiring toys for under privileged children; at Christmas, this was her passion and joy. She was preceded in death by her brother, Congressman Ed Jenkins. She was a member of the Jones Creek Church of God.

            Surviving Ella is her loving husband, Tom Battle of Blairsville, son, Tim Garred of Blairsville, brothers, Charles (Bonnie) Jenkins of Blairsville, Ken Jenkins of Blairsville, sisters, Marilyn (Homer) Thomasson of Blairsville, Patti (Bobby) Chambers of Gainesville, sister-in-law, Jo Jenkins of Jasper, GA. several nieces, nephews and cousins.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Terrell Jones and Rev. Danny Parris officiating. Music was by Sarah Kelley and Evelyn Jones. Pallbearers were Kenny Jenkins, Rob Chambers, Doug Davenport, Jack Lance, Hollis Townsend, Bobby Chambers and Tom Wynn. Honorary pallbearer was Leon Davenport. Interment followed in Old Union Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, from 10 until 11 a.m.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences to the family on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com


Ella N. Jenkins Battle

ELLA N. JENKINS BATTLE
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clyta patterson turner

 

            Mrs. Clyta Patterson Turner age 91, of Allison Road, Blairsville passed away Sunday, November 18, 3012 at her home following an extended illness. She was born August 31, 1921 in Conasauga, TN to the late Lee Onzo and Bessie Smith Patterson. Clyta was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, and she enjoyed cooking, gardening, sewing, quilting and embroidery. She was preceded in death by her husband Guy B. Turner in 2011 and six brothers, two sisters, son-in-law, Steve Cox and granddaughter-in-law, Kristi Gibbs.

            Survivors include four children, Thomas and Jayne Turner of Waverly, TN, Charles and Rebecca Turner of Dallas, GA, Delga Cox of Blairsville, GA and Carolyn and Paul Filer of Blairsville, GA, three sisters, Aleen Turner of Newnan, GA, Frances and Gentry Woody of Morganton, GA and Marie Norton of Aurora, CO, six grandchildren, Morris Turner, Daryll Gibbs, Daniel Gibbs, Jennifer Holt, Ashley Diaz and Brandon Turner, thirteen great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 1 p.m. at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Williams and Rev. Ray Harper officiating. Music was by Rodney Panter and friends and Daniel Johnson. Pallbearers were Daryll Gibbs, Daniel Gibbs, Brandon Turner, Cecil Smith, Mark Holt and Roger Turner. Interment followed in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6 until 9 p.m.

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences to the family on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com.


Clyta Patterson Turner

CLYTA PATTERSON TURNER
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giles pitt dailey

 

            Mr. Giles Pitt Dailey, age 81, of Blairsville, GA passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2012, at his home.

            Mr. Dailey was born in Hayesville, NC, on June 16, 1931, a son of the late Arthur Dailey and Belle Carver Dailey. He was a native and long time resident of this area, and was a member of Old Union Baptist Church. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Mr. Dailey had worked for many years as a mason at the Tennessee Copper Company and Cities Service Corp. For over 50 years, he was a member of the Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers Union.

            Mr. Dailey is survived by family members: son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Pam Dailey, of Young Harris, GA; grandchildren: Josh Dailey and Jessica Dailey, of Young Harris; sister, Annie Bryson, also of Young Harris; special friend, Ann McClure, of Hiawassee; many nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services for Mr. Dailey were Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at 2 p.m., at Old Union Baptist Church, with Rev. Jimmy Rogers officiating. Special music was presented by Jeannie Miles. The body was instate at the church starting at 1:30 p.m. The following gentlemen served as pallbearers for the service: Stanley Bryson, Casey Bryson, Larry Bryson, Mark Bryson, Ronnie Dailey, and Wayne Collins. Burial was be in Old Union Baptist Church Cemetery, with visitation at the funeral home being held on Monday, November 19, 2012, between the hours of 6 until 9 p.m.

            Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Cochran Funeral Home and Crematory of Blairsville. Please sign the guest registry on our website, www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.   


Giles Pitt Dailey

GILES PITT DAILEY

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November 28, 2012                                Page 12A

 

marjorie sullivan donaldson mccurley

 

            Mrs. Marjorie Sullivan Donaldson McCurley age 86 of Old Sullivan Road, Blairsville passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at her home following an extended illness surrounded by her family and wonderful nurse, Kathy with Georgia Mountain Hospice. Mrs. McCurley was born on September 27, 1926 in Union County, the daughter of the late Grayson Sullivan and the late Alice Melinda Souther Sullivan. She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother. Mrs. McCurley enjoyed walking, cooking for her family and friends, quilting, reading her Bible and loving her Lord, and working in her flowers. She was preceded in death by her husband George McCurley in 2006, her son, Johnny Donaldson, three brothers, Uary, Ray and Harold Sullivan and by two sisters, Eunice Swinson and Virginia Reynolds. Mrs. McCurley was a member of Choestoe Baptist Church.

            Surviving Mrs. McCurley are one son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Virginia Donaldson of Blairsville, one sister, Louise Kelly of Blairsville, three grandchildren, Jimmy Donaldson of Lakeland, FL, Shiloh and Jorge Pino of Douglasville, GA, David and Amy Walls of Wausau, WI, nine great grandchildren, six great – great grandchildren, several special nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial service was held on Wednesday November 28, 2012 at 1 p.m. from the Choestoe Baptist Church with the Rev. Ken Zollinger officiating. Flowers are accepted or if you wish, the family requests that donations may be made to Choestoe Baptist Church in memory of Mrs. McCurley. The family met with friends following the services at the church.

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com.


Marjorie Sullivan Donaldson McCurley

MARJORIE SULLIVAN DONALDSON McCURLEY
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henry william baldwin

 

            Mr. Henry William Baldwin, age 78, of Robertson Way, Blairsville, passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at his home following an extended illness. He was born May 28, 1934 in Sidney British Columbia to the late Bernard and Willameena Levirs Baldwin. Mr. Baldwin had lived here for 15 years. He enjoyed woodworking, camping, fishing, landscaping his property, computers and electronics. He was a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather. Mr. Baldwin served 20 years in the U.S. Marine Corps. He held every enlisted rank from Private to Master Sergeant and then was commissioned an officer. He retired as a Captain. He was later employed by Baxter Healthcare Corporation as a manager of customer training and retired after twenty years He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

            Survivors include his wife Judith Baldwin of Blairsville, children, Therese and Ken Phillips of Gulfport, MS and Michael and Alys Baldwin of Winder, GA, sister, Mary Seigrist of Chase, British Columbia, three grandchildren, Kendall Phillips, Courtney Baldwin and Rebecca Baldwin. There are also many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

             Memorial services will be held Friday, November 30, 2012 at 10 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church with Father Liem Nguyen officiating. Music will be by Ron Gaucher. Interment will be in St. Clare's Haven. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday evening from 7 until 7:30 with a Rosary service at 7:30 p.m. with Deacon Larry Casey. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Francis of Assisi.

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences to the family on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com.


Henry William Baldwin

HENRY WILLIAM BALDWIN
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reta mary watson peck

 

            Mrs. Reta Mary Watson Peck, age 97, of Blairsville, who passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at her home.

            Mrs. Peck was born in Atlanta, on October 6, 1915, a daughter of the late Clyde R. Watson and the late Evelyn Ward Watson. Mrs. Peck left Atlanta as a 9 year old and moved to Florida with her parents. After well over 60 plus years, she moved back to Georgia. North Georgia, and especially the Trackrock area, had been a place she loved to visit during those 60 plus years she was away. Mrs. Peck was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed her family, cooking, sewing and gardening and loved to read books. Mrs. Peck was a member of McConnell Memorial Baptist Church in Hiawassee. Her husband of 61 years, Arthur L. Peck, preceded her in death; an infant grandson, Wade Hampton Thomas and a sister, Evelyn Ward, also preceded her in death.

            Mrs. Peck was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by her family: daughter and son-in-law, Evelyn and Steve Bennett, of Blairsville; son and daughter-in-law, Cecil and Lola Peck, of Blairsville; daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Glen Hart, of Las Vegas, Nevada; two grandchildren: Emily and her husband Eugene Robertson, of DuBuque, Iowa and Chris Peck of Savannah, GA; two great grandchildren: Elizabeth Robertson and Timothy Robertson; two very special friends, Frances Rollins and Rita Brewer.

            Funeral services for Mrs. Peck were held Sunday, November 25th, 2012, at 3 p.m., at Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Bill Earnest officiating. Special music was presented by granddaughter Emily Robertson. Serving as pallbearers were; Christopher Peck, Lee Baenninger, Charles Chancey, Don Thomas, Richard Thomas and Lyle Hester. Burial was in Osborn Cemetery in Hiawassee.

            Arrangements have been entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home and Crematory of Blairsville. Please share your condolences with the family on our website, www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.


Reta Mary Watson Peck

RETA MARY WATSON PECK
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vivian lynn patstone

 

            Mrs. Vivian Lynn Patstone, age 92, of Blairsville formerly of Albany, GA passed away Sunday, November 18, 2012 at Union General Hospital following a brief illness. She was born March 4, 1920 in Sycamore, GA to the late Giles Howell and Linnie Bessie Smith Webb. She and her late husband, W.E. “Pat” Patstone were owners of the V-P farms and she lovingly became known as Albany’s Tomato Lady. Mrs. Patstone was a member of 1st United Methodist Church of Albany.

            Survivors include children, Penny and Steve Embry of Suwanee, GA, Sandra and Ed Stripling of Greensboro, GA and Andrea Brooks of Blairsville, GA, grandchildren, Michelle and Bill Davis, Jennifer and Jeff Stimpson, Anslee and Jimmy Cook and Julia and Andy Landers, four great grandchildren.

            A private family service will be held at a later date in Crown Hill Cemetery in Albany.

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences to the family on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com

           

 

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angela diane maltby

 

            Mrs. Angela Diane Maltby, age 49, of Chimney Stone Rd., Blairsville, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 following an extended illness.  Angie was born on December 28, 1962 in Davenport, Iowa the daughter of Clyde Carlisle and Barbara Hinrichs Carlisle.  Angie loved her plants and animals.  She was a caregiver and cared deeply for her aged clients.  Angie was a loving wife, daughter, step mother, sister and grandmother.  Angie was a born again believer and member of the Assemblies of God Church.

            Surviving Angie are her loving husband of twenty-three years, Benjamin T. Maltby of Blairsville,  father Clyde Carlisle, mother, Barbara Russell of Palatka, FL, four step sons, Benjamin Thomas Maltby, lll of Jacksonville, FL, Matthew and Stephanie Maltby of Sanford, FL, John Michael and Vanessa Maltby of Miami, FL, Dr. Mark Maltby of St. Petersburg, FL, two sisters and one brother-in-law, Carmine Feagin, Stacey and Gus Smith all of Palatka, FL, one brother, Travis Eckman of NY, three step grandchildren, Ryan, Julianne and Riley Maltby, and many other relatives and friends.

            A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday December 1, 2012, 4 pm, at the Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Helton officiating. In lieu of flowers if you wish the family requests that donations may be made to the Union County Anti-Drug Coalition (www.ucadc.org) 76 Hunt - Martin St. Suite 134 Box 5
Blairsville, Georgia 30512 in memory of Angie. The family will meet with friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 3-4pm.

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com


Angela Diane Maltby

ANGELA DIANE MALTBY
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branid "Nicole" chapman

 

            Brandi “Nicole” Chapman, age 32, of Suches, GA died Monday, November 19, 2012 at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, TN following a sudden illness.

            Nicole was a lifelong resident of Union County. She was a member of Zion Baptist Church in Suches.

            She is survived by her two sons, Matthew Carlton Chapman and James Timothy “J.T” Chapman; parents, Carlton and Carolyn Chapman; and grandmother, Eldine Gilreath, all of Suches, GA; her fiancé, Timothy Shook, Young Harris, GA; brother, James Brandon Chapman and his wife, Maria, Blairsville, GA; and nephew, Austin Chapman. A number of other relatives also survive.

            Funeral services were 2 PM Sunday, November 25, 2012 at Zion Baptist Church in Suches. Rev. Tim Taylor officiated. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
            Ms. Chapman laid in state at the church on Sunday from 1 PM until 2 PM. The family received friends at Banister Funeral Home in Dahlonega on Friday from 4 PM until 9 PM, all day Saturday starting at 11 AM, and on Sunday from 9 AM until 12 Noon.
            Online condolences may be made at www.banisterfuneralhome.net. Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega is in charge of the arrangements.


 

           

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gail lee ruff

 

            Mrs. Gail Lee Ruff, age 59, of Odom Rd., Blairsville, formerly of Warner Robbins, GA, passed away on Friday, November 23, 2012 at her home following an extended illness. Mrs. Ruff was born on Sept. 9, 1953 in Wilson, NC, the daughter of the late James Nichols and the late Ruby Parks Nichols. Gail had lived in Union County for the past seventeen years, moving here from Warner Robbins. She was a loving mother and grandmother.

            Surviving Gail are two sons James Christopher Nichols of Lilburn, GA, Devin Ruff of Blairsville, two daughters, Cameron Jennifer Ruff and Elizabeth Blake Ruff both of Blairsville, one grandson, Matthew Patterson, several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 at 6 p.m. from Brass Town Valley resort with Chaplin Jan Devereaux officiating. In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that donations may be made to Regency Hospice of Hiawassee in memory of Mrs. Ruff.

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com


Gail Lee Ruff

    GAIL LEE RUFF
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joel newman taylor

 

            Mr. Joel Newman Taylor, age 56, of Bonnie Lane, Blairsville, passed away on Friday, November 23, 2012 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Taylor was born on Feb. 4, 1956 in Greenfield, MA., the son of Phyllis Joan Swehla Taylor and the late John Edwin Taylor. Joel was a loving companion, son, father, brother and grandfather. He had been living in Union County for the past eighteen years, moving here from Tampa, FL. Mr. Taylor had attended the Emmanuel House Church.

            Surviving Mr. Taylor are his loving companion, Mary Lou Drake Taylor of Blairsville, mother, Phyllis Rogers of Greenfield, MA, his step mother, Joan Taylor of Blairsville, one sister, Jo Dee Lewis, two brothers, John Lee Taylor and Jeff Taylor all of MS, three grandchildren, Raylyn, Logan and Lissandra Taylor, several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial service will be held Saturday, December 1st at 2 p.m. at 21st Century Church in Blairsville with Rev. Bonnie Becker officiating. Interment will follow in the Meadow View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that donations may be made to help defray expenses in Mr. Taylor’s memory.

            Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com.


Joel Newman Taylor

JOEL NEWMAN TAYLOR
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