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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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December 16, 2009                    Page 4C

 

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 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 and partner Katrina Frierson 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 and Steven Beaver 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.

            In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations may be made to       

            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 16, 2009                    Page 4C

 

joyce eller perry

 

            Joyce Eller Perry went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, December 9, 2009 after a courageous battle with cancer.  She was born April 26, 1957 to Edward Eller and the late Rose Marie Hunter Eller.  Joyce was a cherished wife, daughter, sister, friend and aunt to several nieces and nephews.  She will be greatly missed by family and friends.  Joyce enjoyed traveling, wildlife, nature, photography, hiking, snow skiing and spending time with family and friends.  Joyce worked with her husband Steve in their family business, Certified Cleaning Care.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Rose Marie Eller. 

            Surviving family members are loving husband, Steve Perry of Blairsville, GA, father Edward Eller of Hiawassee, GA, sister, Joan Long of Hiawassee, GA, sister Judy Carpenter of Blairsville, GA, and brother Jerry Eller of Hiawassee, GA.  Although Joyce had no children she was a second mother to nieces, Tracy Cann, Melinda Nichols, Melanie Coffey, Jennifer Burrell and nephews Jeremy Eller and Michael Long.  Joyce was of the Baptist faith.

            Funeral services were held at 2 PM on Friday, December 11, 2009 at the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel in Hiawassee, GA with Rev. Glen Eller.  Interment was the Upper Hightower Baptist Church cemetery. 

The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Jerry Eller, Jeremy Eller, Roger Dotson, Gary Cann, Tim Coffey and Shannon Burrell.  Honorary pallbearers were Michael Perry, Travis Nichols, Tommy Wynn, Charles Dotson, Robert Sexton, Denny Stone, Robert Jackson and Wayne topper. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Hiawassee in charge of arrangements.


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December 16, 2009                    Page 4C

 

corinne beaver hogsed

 

            Mrs. Corinne Beaver Hogsed, age 88, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2009, at her home. 

Mrs. Hogsed was born in Union County, Georgia, on Wednesday, June 8, 1921, a daughter of the late Monroe Burnett and Dessie Collins Burnett.  She was a member of Ivy Log Baptist Church and the Retired Teacher’s Association.  Corinne was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Beaver; and brothers, Monroe Junior Burnett, and Durane Burnett; and parents, Monroe and Dessie Burnett.   

            Surviving family members include her husband, Herman Hogsed, of Blairsville; daughter, Linda Beaver of Blairsville; son and daughter-in-law, Troy and Susan Beaver of Blairsville; step-daughter and husband, Sandra Hogsed and Bill Carl of Palm Bay, Florida; brother and sister-in-law Billy and Frankie Burnett, of Gaston, Alabama; grandsons: John Charles Berry and Lee Beaver; granddaughters: Eartha Lee and Sara Elaine Currie; step-grandsons: Jonathan Carl, Richard Taylor Tate and Clay Tate; great granddaughter: Hannah Clare Currie; great grandson Ian Carter Berry; several nieces and nephews also survive, along with many friends.

            Funeral services were held Friday, December 11, 2009, at 1 p.m. from the Ivy Log Baptist church, where the body lay in state at the church from 12:30 p.m. until 1 p.m.  Officiating were Rev. Jerry Karnes, rev. Tony black, and Dr. Don Pruitt and music  was provided by Ken and Elaine Young.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Lee Beaver, Melvin Harper, Junior Hogsed, Harold Ledford, T.J. Plott and Michael Thompson.  Burial was in Ivy Log Baptist Church Cemetery. 

            Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home – Blairsville Chapel.  You are invited to view the LifeTribute, and send condolences to the family at www.cochrannfuneralhomes.com

 


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December 16, 2009                    Page 4C

 

betty jean mann

 

            Mrs. Betty Jean Mann, age 78 of Wesley Mtn. Drive, Blairsville passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness.  Mrs. Mann was born on Nov. 11, 1931 in Meriwether County, GA, the daughter of the late Arthur H. Minter and the late Irene Bridges Minter.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ferney Van Buren Mann in 2001.  Mrs. Mann was of the Baptist faith. 

            Surviving Mrs. Mann are one daughter and son-in-law, Sherry and Bill Runion of Hayesville, NC, two sons and daughters-in-law, Van and Cindy Mann of Fayetteville, GA, Sean and Melissa Mann of Talladega, AL, one sister, Shirley Stewart of McDonough, GA, three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Lowell Minter of Canton, Leon and Grace Minter of Griffin, Larry and Hallene Minter of Fayetteville, seven grandchildren, Matthew Gilley, Danielle Costarides, Jessica Mann, Courtney Epps, Nathan Mann, Blain Mann and Alyssa Mann, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Graveside services were held on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009 at 1 p.m. from the camp Memorial park Cemetery in Fayetteville.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family request that memorials may be made to Regency Hospice of Hiawassee in memory of Mrs. Mann.  

            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.