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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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December 10, 1997        Page 5B

 

mrs. lois Mandigo

 

            Mrs. Lois Mandigo, age 77, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, December 5, 1997 in Union County, Georgia. 

Mrs. Mandigo was born October 5, 1920, in Duval County, Florida, a daughter of to the late James Lindsey and Olive Porter Lindsey.  She was a homemaker.  Mrs. Mandigo had been living in the Blairsville area since 1988, coming from Palm Springs, Florida.  She was a former resident of Binghamton, NY.  She was a member of Faith Baptist Church and also a member of the Venerable Sages.  

            Surviving are husband, Larry Mandigo, of Blairsville; daughter, Carol Mandigo of Sarasota, FL.; son, Brian Mandigo, of Lafayette, NY; son, Joseph Mandigo of Royal Palm beach, FL; and son, James Mandigo, of West palm Beach, FL; sisters, Louise Crawford of Chicago, IL., and Florence Keogh of Los Banos, CA.; 14 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren also survive, along with many nieces and nephews. 

            Memorial services were Sunday, December 7, 1997 at 3 p.m. from Faith Baptist Church with pastor James Brock officiating.  If desired memorial contributions may be made to hand In hand Hospice, 234 S. Main Street, Hiawassee, GA. 30546.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements. 

 


The North Georgia News

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December 10, 1997        Page 5B

 

mrs. ava lue vennie sisum

 

            Mrs. Ava Lue Vennie Sisum Woody, age 76, of 3900 Back Home Road, Suches, Georgia, died Wednesday, December 3, 1997 at the Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA, following an extended illness.  Mrs. Wood was a native of Etowah, Tennessee who had lived in Union County most of her life.  She was a caring mother and loving wife, and was a member of the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Union County.  She was preceded in death by her husband, John Young Woody and son, John Henry Woody. 

            She is survived by sons and daughter-in-laws, Jimmy Wayne and Betty Jean Woody, Suches, Paul David and Martha Diana Woody, Suches; daughters and son-in-laws, Martha Jane and Theodore Miller, Suches, Patricia and Jimmy LeCroy, Suches, Wanda Woody, Gainesville, GA.; brothers, Marshall “Buck” Sisum, Gainesville, GA. Land Jake Sisum, Cleveland, GA.; sixteen grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, and a large number of other relatives also survive.

            Funeral services were scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, December 5, 1997 at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega with Rev. Doug Collins and Rev. Bobby Baker officiating.  Interment was held in the Woody Cemetery in Suches, GA.  

            Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega was in charge of arrangements.       


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December 10, 1997        Page 5B

 

mr. homer helton

 

            Homer Helton, age 96, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, December 1, 1997. 

Mr. Helton was born in Union County, Georgia, on September 1, 1997 (sic) a son of the late Will Helton and Vina Garrett Helton.  He was a lifelong resident of this area, and a farmer, and had attended Fairview Baptist Church. to the late and the late. 

            Surviving are his daughter, Ila Mae Weaver, of Blairsville; son, Claude Helton, of Blairsville; son, Clarence Helton, of Blairsville; son, Clyde Helton, of Riverdale, Ga; daughter, Idel Helton, of California; son, Carl Helton, Calvin Helton, and Clayton Helton, all of Gainesville; sister, Lillar Woody of Hiawassee, many step children, many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, and one great great great grandchild survive.

            Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 3, 1997 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Cochran funeral (sic) Home of Blairsville with Rev. Horace Pots and Rev. Tommy Jones officiating.  Special music was presented by Judy Spiva, Louise DeLong, and Sarah Kelley.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Scotty Helton, James Weaver, Terry Helton, Boyd Weaver, Nathan Helton, and Jason Helton.  Interment was in Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements. 


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December 10, 1997        Page 5B

 

mrs. pearl elliott

 

            Mrs. Pearl Elliott, age 78, of Gainesville, Georgia, and formerly of union County, Georgia, passed away Sunday, November 30, 1997 in Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, following a sudden illness. 

Mrs. Elliott was born Union County, and moved to Gainesville in 1972.  She was the daughter of the late Tommy and Lena Elliott.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Lebanon Baptist Church.  Mrs. Elliott was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Kiser Elliott, and sons Glover Elliott and Anthony Elliott. 

            Surviving are sons and daughters in law, Glenn D. and Marie Elliott, of Suches, Georgia; J.D. and Pat Elliott, of Gainesville; Isabelle Waters of Blue Ridge, Georgia; brothers: Melvin Towe, L.J. Towe, Franklin Towe, Harold Towe, J. Edward Towe, Tommy Jr. Towe, all of Gainesville; 11 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 2nd, 1997 at 2 p.m. from Memorial Park Funeral Home in Gainesville with Rev. Gary Osteen and Rev. Charles Fultz officiating.  Interment was in Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Memorial Park Funeral Home of Gainesville in charge of arrangements and this notice is a courtesy of Cochran Home of Blairsville.