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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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December 4, 1996                      Page 9B

 

vicki sampson gibbs

 

            Vicki Sampson Gibbs, age 80, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Sunday, November 24, 1996 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.  Mrs. Gibbs was born in Scott County, VA April 9, 1916 a daughter of the late Samuel Sylvester and Mary Alice Cookenhour Sampson.  She moved to Blairsville in 1945 Bristol, Va.  She was a former local business owner owning four different restaurants over the years.  Also in the later she was active in the operation of Tuckerís Inn.  She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Union County. 

Survivors include daughter and son-in-law Patsy and Jack Tucker of Blairsville, GA; sister Mabel Caler of Blairsville, brothers Ernest Sampson of Gate City, VA and Eugene Sampson of Fall Branch, TN; grandchildren Nancy McCarthy of Winter Park, FL, Shawn Tucker of Apopka, FL and Tammy Palmer of Blairsville, GA; great grandchildren Daniel and Candace Lopez of Blairsville, GA, Shauna, Ryan and Christopher Tucker of Apopka, FL and David McCarthy of Winter Park, FL; several nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.  She was preceded in death by a grandson Kevin Tucker in 1962, and four brothers Ed Sampson, Sylvester Sampson, Thomas L. Sampson and William K. Sampson.   

            Funeral services were held Tuesday November 26, 1996 at 8 p.m. from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Dr. Robert Darby and Rev. Orville Nelson officiating.  Special music was provided by Martha Cone and Steven Olsen.  Interment was in Antioch Baptist Cemetery.  

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA was in charge of the arrangements. 

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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(no corrections have been made; this is exactly as it appeared in paper)

 

 

December 4, 1996                      Page 9B

 

mr. lynn leroy morgan

 

            Mr. Lynn Leroy Morgan, 75, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Friday, November 29, 1996 in Union County Nursing Home in Blairsville. 

Mr. Morgan was born in Lakeland, Florida, on June 10, 1921.  He was a World War II Veteran of the U. S. army and served in the U. S. Navy in Korea.  Mr. Morgan moved to this area in 1981, coming here from Gainesville, GA.  He was of the Methodist Faith, and was the widow of the late Mary Jane Richardson Morgan. 

            Surviving are son, Michael Morgan, of Bethlehem, PA; daughter, Deborah Morgan, of Honolulu, Hawaii; and daughter Pat Ellis, of Ogden, Utah; brothers, Sellywn Morgan, of Cedartown, GA; and Harold Morgan, of Marietta, GA. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was 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)

 

 

December 4, 1996                      Page 9B

 

mr. wayne henderson

 

            Mr. Wayne Henderson, 69, of Union County, Georgia, passed away Friday, November 29, 1996 in Blue Ridge Health Care Center in Blue Ridge, GA. 

Mr.  Henderson was born on December 25, 1926, in Union county (sic), Georgia, a son of the late Jim Henderson and Cleo King Henderson.  He was a lifelong resident and was of the Baptist Faith.  His brother, Benny Henderson, preceded him in death.

            Surviving are a sister, Millie Kimble, of Blairsville; and brothers, James Henderson of Atlanta, GA, and Blaine Henderson, of Young Harris, GA; seven nieces and four nephews also survive, along with many other relatives and friends.

            Funeral services were held Sunday, December 1, 1996 at 2 p.m. from Many Forks Baptist Church with Rev. R. L. Martin and Rev. Leon Henderson officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Charles Gibson, Arlan Worley, Bass Henderson, Doug Cothren, Bill Hyatt, and Ernest Chastain.  Interment was in the Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of arrangements.