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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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December 3, 2008          Page 15A

 

doris davis post

 

            Mrs. Doris Davis Post, age 88, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Friday, November 21, 2008 at Union County Nursing Home in Blairsville.  Mrs. Post was born Friday, October 22, 1920 in Newark, NJ, to the late John Davis and the late Martha Johnson Davis.  She attended the House of Prayer Interdenominational Church in Blairsville, and had lived in Blairsville since 1978, moving here from Ft. Lauderdale, FL.  She was preceded in death by her husband, William E. Post, Jr., a foster son, John Lewis and a brother, John Davis.

            Surviving family members include daughter and son-in-law, Gail and William Schober, of Blairsville; two sisters: Evelyn Davis Nota, of South Amboy, NJ; and Ruth Davis butler, of Orange Park, FL; and sister-in-law, Jeanne Bonnell, of Waretown, J; four grandchildren: William John Schober, of Atlanta; Suzanne Schober Orfield, of Meadow View, VA; Beth Ann Schober Barstow, of Chesapeake, VA; and Janice Schober Blanchett, of Chapel Hill, TN; several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Monday, November 24, 2008, at 2 p.m., at Cochran Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Jerry Helton and Rev. Bill Honaker officiating.  Special music was provided by the HOUSE of Prayer Church Choir.  Burial followed in the House of Prayer Cemetery.  Serving as pallbearers were the following gentlemen: Todd Barstow, mark Blanchett, mark Orfield, James Blanchett, Tyler Barstow, and Jonathan Whitesides.

            The family received friends at the funeral home Sunday, November 23, 2008, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.

            If you wish, the family suggests that donations may be made to House of Prayer Building Fund, P.O. Box 1475, Blairsville, GA 30514; or to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 521, Blairsville, GA 30514.

            Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home Blairsville Chapel.  Please view Mrs. Posts life tribute, and send condolences to the family at www.cochrannfuneralhomes.com.

 


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rickie lynn blake

 

            Mr. Rickie Lynn Blake, age 57, of Blue Ridge St., Blairsville, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008 at his home following a brief illness.   Mr. Blake was born on Oct. 2, 1951 in Cabarrus, NC, the son of the late Ules Blake and the late Marie Goode Blake.  Mr. Blake was of the Baptist faith.

            Surviving Mr. Blake are a son, Chance Blake, and a daughter, also one sister, Treena Corbitt of Monroe, NC, seven brothers and five sisters-in-law, Gary Blake of Kannapolis, NC, Tony and sue Blake of Rimertown, NC, David and Judy Blake of Kannapolis, NC, Ronnie and Brenda Blake of Kannapolis, bill Blake of Blairsville, Michael and Ellen Blake of Murphy, NC, Roger and Sue Blake of Gold Hill, NC, several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial service will be held at a later date and will be announced. 

            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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david lynn davenport

 

            Mr. David Lynn Davenport, age 51, of Oak Tree Village, Blairsville, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008 in the Union General Hospital following a brief illness.  Mr. Davenport was born on Aug. 20, 1957 in Union County, the son of the late Amos Davenport and the late Geraldean Butts Davenport.  He was a lifelong resident of Union County.  David loved fishing, the mountains, being outdoors, and his dogs.  He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.  He read his bible (sic) almost every day.  He was preceded in death by a sister, Judy Dyer.  Mr. Davenport was a member of the Philadelphia Baptist Church.

            Surviving Mr. Davenport are his wife, Dora davenport of Blairsville, two daughters and one son-in-law, Kimberly and Tim Hughes of Blairsville, Dawn Davenport of Blairsville, one son, Devon Davenport of Blairsville, three sisters and one brother-in-law, Mechelle and Matt Durrence of Jacksonville, FL, Janie Dyer of Gainesville, Vannessa Dyer of Gainesville, two brothers, Jerry and Chris Goolsby, both of Gainesville, four grandchildren, Jacob and Israel Davis, Johnathan and Chandler Hughes, two special friends, Paul and Margie Poole of Blairsville, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Friday, Nov. 28, 2008 at 11 a.m. from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Buck Dills officiating.  Special music was presented by Joshua Dills.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Devon Davenport, Brandon Anderson, Jerry Brown, Tim Hughes, Paul Pool and Michael Davis.  Interment followed in the Philadelphia Baptist Church cemetery.  The family met 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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ann rogers

 

            Mr. Ann Rogers, age 69, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at her home.  Mrs. Rogers was born Thursday, September 28, 1939 in Bryson City, NC.  Ann worked for many years as a radio operator for the Georgia State Patrol.  She attended the First United Methodist Church of Union County.  Mrs. Rogers was preceded in death by her mother, Helen Rose Helton.        

            Survivors include: husband, Don Rogers of Blairsville, GA, son & daughter-in-law, Robby and Judy Rogers of Marietta, GA, daughter, Rena Rogers and her husband, Steve Duvall, of Kennesaw, GA, daughter, Jill McDaniel of Blairsville, GA, daughter & son-in-law, Stacy and Lawrence Fisher of Blairsville, GA, granddaughters, Amber, Hanna and Susanna Rogers and grandson, Dustin McDaniel.  Many other relatives also survive.

            Funeral services were held at11 AM Saturday, November 29, 2008 from the Chapel of the Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Jan Devereux officiating.  Music was provided by Mr. Jeff Bauman.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Terry Rogers, Robert Rogers, Tommy Rogers, Gary lance, Larry Lance and Milton Bradley. 

            In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations may be made to Regency Hospice, 236 S. Main St., Hiawassee, GA 30546.

            The Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of arrangements.  You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochrannfuneralhomes.com


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blaine dean

 

            Mr. Blaine Dean, age 88, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Friday, November 28, 2008 at Union General Hospital.  Mr. Dean was born Wednesday, June 16, 1920 in Mingo County, WV, to the late Newton and Sara Jane (Blankenship) Dean.  He grew up in Gilbert, WV, and graduated from Gilbert High School and then entered the US Navy and served until his retirement in 1962.  He was a veteran of WWII and the Korean Conflict.  He retired to Jacksonville, FL, where he volunteered in the naval Hospital with the Red Cross until 2005.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Marion Holbrook Dean and thirteen brothers and sisters.

            Surviving family members are: 8 sisters: Oma Montgomery of Cleveland, OH; Ruby Robinson of Gilbert, WV; Carrie Franklin of Chesapeake, OH; Georgia Jones of Sacramento, CA; Betty Vance of Davin, WV; June grant of Smithville, WV; Helen Hendricks of Gilbert, WV; and Rhenda Stafford of Blue Ridge, GA; and numerous nieces and nephews.

            No services are presently planned.

            Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home Blairsville Chapel.  You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochrannfuneralhomes.com.


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johnny ray beaver

 

            Mr. Johnny Ray Beaver, age 56, of Do Jones Rd., Blairsville, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008 in Fannin County from injuries received in an automobile accident.  Mr. Beaver was born on June 4, 1952 in Union County, the son of the late Theodore Davenport and the late Elsie Beaver.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Union County.  He was a loving father and grandfather.  Johnny was preceded in death by a sister, Brenda Davenport and a brother, J.C. Beaver.  Mr. Beaver was a member of Pine Top Baptist Church.

            Surviving Mr. Beaver are four daughters and three sons-in-law, Sheila and Todd Jurries of Blairsville, Joyce and Grady Thompson of Blairsville, Michelle and Nathan McDavid of Blairsville, Nancy Beaver of Ft. Payne, AL, one son and daughter-in-law, Otis and Dawn Knight of Blairsville, ten grandchildren, Sarah and Shawn Knight, Jonathan McDavid, Christopher and Lynette Thompson, Kaylee and Isaac Jurries, Kelsey, Jayden and Kassidy Knight, several aunts, uncles and cousins from Fannin County, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Monday, Dec. 1, 2008 at 11 a.m. from the Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Tanner and Rev. Michael Anderson officiating.  Special music was presented by the New Life Signers.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Tony Brown, Frank Beaver, Blue Durrance, Kenny and Lee Beaver and Keith Lockwood.  Interment followed in the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Sunday evening from 6-8 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