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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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December 9, 2009                      Page 5C

 

julian lewis grant III

 

            Mr. Julian Lewis Grant III, age 57, of Brown Ridge Drive, Blairsville, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009 in the Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta following an extended illness.  Mr. Grant was born on Jan. 5, 1952 in Miami, FL, the son of the late Julian Grant Jr. and the late Martha Jean Dillard Grant.  Julian liked working with people in NA to help them get their lives back on the right track.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.  Mr. Grant attended the Blairsville Church of God. 

            Surviving Mr. Grant are his loving wife, Rhonda Davidson Grant of Blairsville, mother Martha Jean Dillard Grant of Ft. Myers, FL, six children, charlotte Grant of Nashville, TN, Julian IV and Ashley Grant of Blairsville, Lori and Rob Paul of Pinkard, AL, Shaun Grant of Blairsville, Donnie DeLong of Atlanta, Amanda Christy of Blairsville, one sister and brother-in-law, Cathee and Judge Ford of Arcadia, FL, two brothers and sisters-in-law, Tim and Della Grant of Morganton GA, Mark and Sharon Grant of Ft. Myers, FL, special friends, Holly Albietz, Amanda Patterson, both of Blairsville, Amanda Mosher of Mineral bluff, eight grandchildren, Riley, Kala, Kanishea, Destiny, Julian V, Brian, Nick, Lanna and Kewanna, one great grandchild, Shaide, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009 at 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Leon McDonald officiating.  Serving as honorary pallbearers were Timmy Grant, Steven Beaver, Kevin Frierson and Dewayne Melton.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6-9 p.m. 

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

                       


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December 9, 2009                      Page 5C

 

lawrence elmer harris

 

            Mr. Lawrence Elmer Harris, age 81, of Cardinal Peak Drive, Blairsville, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009 at his home following an extended illness.  Mr. Harris was born on Feb. 1, 1929 in Clendenin, WV, the son of the late Herbert Clyde Harris and the late Vitillis Virginia Byrd Harris.  He was a veteran of the US Marines of WWII.  He was a member of the Masonic Lodge of the Grand Lodge of West Virginia.  Mr. Harris was a member of Shady Grove Methodist Church. 

            Surviving Mr. Harris are one son, David Harris of Blairsville, two daughters and one son-in-law, Diane and Michael Peters of N. palm Beach, FL, Deborah Scott of Daytona Beach, FL, one sister, Emma Shafer of Pinchwest, VA, ten grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial service will be held at a later date and will be announced.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the American Kidney Foundation in memory of Mr. Harris. 

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

           


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December 9, 2009                      Page 5C

 

charles edward mellendorf

 

            Mr. Charles Edward Mellendorf, age 85, of Spring Lake Drive, Blairsville, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009 at his home following an extended illness.  Mr. Mellendorf was born on April 7, 1924 in Chicago, IL, the son of the late Frank Mellendorf and the late Helen Woodruff Mellendorf.  He was a veteran of the US Army of WWII and landed on Utah Beach.  His unit liberated a concentration camp at Mauthausen.  He was preceded in death by a sister, Vera Hale.  Mr. Mellendorf was a member of All Saints Lutheran Church. 

            Surviving Mr. Mellendorf are his loving wife of nineteen years, Marsha Stifel Mellendorf of Blairsville, children, David and Cindy Mellendorf of Blairsville, Janice and Ray Colden of Tampa, FL, Dan and Lisa Mellendorf of Blairsville, Kent Nauert of Palm Harbor, FL, Bradley and Michelle Nauert of Valrico, FL, terry and Andy Lamendola of St. Johns, FL, Maria and Dean Hendrix of Mt. Juliet, TN, three sisters, Helen Mae Elmgren and Joann Lee both of Homewood, IL, Marlene Goral of Rockton, IL; eleven grandchildren, Stacy Mellendorf of Clearwater, FL, Jeff Mellendorf of Blairsville, GA, Robert case and wife Cassandra of Spring Hill, FL, Brian case of New Port Richey, FL, Thomas Mellendorf of Blairsville, GA, Zach Nauert of Spring Hill, FL, Alexandra Nauert of Valrico, FL, Mark Nauert, Valrico, FL, Katrina Lamendola of St. Johns, FL, Miranda Lamendola of St. Johns, FL, Hunter Woodfin of Douglasville, GA; two great grandchildren Tyler and Blake Case of Spring Hill, FL, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            A memorial service will be held at All Saints Lutheran Church on Saturday, December 12 at 2 PM with interment following in the Meadow Lawn Memorial Gardens in New Port Richey, FL.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to Regency Hospice of Hiawassee or the N. GA Honor Guard or to All Saints Lutheran Church/Pray Shawl Ministries in memory of Mr. Mellendorf. 

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

           


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December 9, 2009                      Page 5C

 

joan marie booth

 

            Mrs. Joan Marie Booth, age 78, of Blairsville, GA, formerly of Murphy, NC, passed away December 4, 2009 at Union County Nursing Home.

            Joan was born on June 20, 1931 in Suffolk County, NY, to the late Thomas and Mary McCourt Bradley.  She was a member of St. William Catholic Church, Murphy and was preceded in death by first husband, James Ireland, second husband, Robert Booth, son, Johnny Ireland and sister, Sally Bradley. 

Survivors include: daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Johnny Kierbow of Murphy, NC, son, Tim Ireland of LaGrange, GA, four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

            Memorial services were held Thursday, December 10, at 4 PM from the St. William Catholic Church with Father George Kloster officiating. 

            Cochran Funeral Home Blairsville, GA in charge of the arrangements.  You may send condolences and sign the guest register at www.cochrannfuneralhomes.com

 


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December 9, 2009                      Page 5C

 

lenita eunice zollinger

 

            In loving memory of Lenita Eunice Zollinger.  She was born October 7, 1915 and went to be with her Lord and Savior on November 29, 2009.  She was ninety-four years old. 

Lenita was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.  Survivors are daughter, Gloria Eslinger and son-in-law, Ralph Eslinger of Twin Falls, ID, and son, Ken Zollinger and daughter-in-law, Tani Zollinger from Blairsville.   She had six grandchildren, Mike Eslinger, Janet Corle, Don, Dan and David Zollinger and Cathy Curtis, sixteen great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.  She was a well-beloved mother and grandmother. 

            Graveside services were held on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 1 p.m. from Choestoe Baptist church Cemetery with Rev. Ken Zollinger officiating.  Special music was presented by Ray Curtis.

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

           


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December 9, 2009                      Page 5C

 

wanda m. crisp

 

            Wanda M. Crisp, 69, of Murphy died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009 as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  She was a native of Union County, BA, but had been living in Cherokee County.  Wanda had worked for Georgia Boot and Owenbys.  She was a member of the Old Fashioned Baptist Church.

            Surviving are her husband, James H. Crisp; a daughter, Sherry arrant of Hildebran, NC; four sons, Steve Crisp of Melbourne, FL, David and Mike Crisp both of Blairsville, GA, and Tony crisp of Cleveland, TN; a sister, Ruth Queen of Hoschton, GA; two brothers, Ronald and Roy Phillips both of Blairsville; and 13 grandchildren and a great grandson.   

            Funeral services were held at 2 PM Monday, Dec. 7 in the Chapel of the Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy with Pastor Hoyt Brown and Rev. Lee Tanner officiating.  Interment was in the Mount Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.  Pallbearers were Arvil Cook, Jack Brown, Charles King, Josh Dills, Terry Sosebee and Dwayne Henson.

            The family received friends from 6-8 Sunday evening at the Ivie funeral Home, Murphy.

            In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in memory of Wanda M. Crisp, c/o David Crisp, PO Box 1814, Blairsville, GA 30514.    

            Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy in charge of all arrangements. 

            An online guest register is available at “Obituaries” at www.iviefuneralhome.com


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December 9, 2009                      Page 5C

 

elizabeth wheeler rowe campbell

 

            Elizabeth Wheeler (Rowe) Campbell of Danvers, formerly of Blairsville, GA, Englewood, FL, & Lynnfield, MA, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday, December 4, 2009.  Born in Portland, ME, she was the daughter of the late Allen B. and Dorothy (Wheeler) Rowe, Sr. 

She was a graduate of Waynflete School in Portland and attended Westbrook Junior College.  Betty was a homemaker and devoted mother whose interests included gardening, sewing, knitting, baking and traveling.  She was also involved with scouting, hosting international students and church activities.

Elizabeth is survived by her loving husband of more than sixty years, Spencer W. Campbell, her adoring children Scott D. Campbell and his wife Janice of Pawtucket, RI, Meredith DeGuglielmo and her husband Stephen of Danvers, MA, Jonathan W. Campbell and his wife Alison Colby-Campbell of Haverhill, MA, Jeffery S. Campbell and his wife Rebecca of Bradenton FL, David D. Campbell of Danvers, MA, and the late Bruce A. Campbell and his wife Joan of Sussex, WI.  She was the sister of Allen B. Rowe, Jr. of Cape Elizabeth, ME.  She also leaves behind ten cherished grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, one great-great grandson and a niece and nephew. 

            Funeral services were held Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009, at the Peterson O’Donnell Funeral Home 167 Maple St. (Rt. 62) Danvers, MA 01923. 

Online guest book www.legacy.com, for more information, inquire at 978-774-6600.  Expressions of sympathy may be made in Elizabeth’s name to the Sharpe Memorial Methodist Church, P.O. Box 66, Young Harris, GA 30582-0066 or to the Hospice of the North Shore, Inc. 75 Sylvan St. Danvers, MA 01923.cial music was provided by


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December 9, 2009                      Page 5C

 

mildred kellam dervin

 

            Mrs. Mildred Kellam Dervin, age 88, of Blairsville, GA, passed away December 3, 2009 at her residence.  Mr. Dervin was born on May 15, 1921 in Hunterdon County, NJ, to Fred and Ethel Kellam.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Union County and was preceded in death by husband, William George Dervin. 

Survivors include: sons, Rick Dervin of West Olive, MI and Jim Dervin of Winchester, KY, grandsons, Matthew Dervin of Blairsville, GA, Jeffery Dervin of Rockford, MI, and Mitchell Dervin of West Olive, MI.

            Memorial services were held Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 1 PM from the Cochran Funeral Home chapel, Blairsville with terry Stewart officiating. 

            Cochran Funeral Home Blairsville, GA in charge of arrangements.  You may  send condolences and sign the guest register at www.cochrannfuneralhomes.com

 


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December 9, 2009                      Page 5C

 

george b. parham

 

            George B. Parham, age 87, of Athens, GA, died December 2, 2009.  A native of Union County, GA, the son of the late Hershel Parham and Etta Stiles Parham, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Clyde Wheeles Parham; sisters Bernice Gibby and Hazel Dowdy; and brother, Harold Parham. 

            Mr. Parham served in the U.S. Army during WWII in the battles of Bismarck, Archipelago, New Guinea and the Southern Philippines.  He was a retired employee of General Time.

He is survived by his stepson and wife, Jerry and Myrtle Hall of Bogart, son, Neal Parham of Dalton; daughter Colleen Parham of Dalton, brother, Herbert Parham and sister Evelyn Deyton, both of Blairsville, GA, 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. 

            Graveside services were held at 1 PM Friday, December 4, 2009 at the Athens Freewill Baptist church Cemetery with Rev. Bill Carpenter officiating. 

            Bridges Funeral Home of Athens in charge of arrangements.