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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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December 17, 1997        Page 5B

 

pearl elliott

 

            Funeral services were scheduled for Tuesday, December 2, 1997 at 2 p.m. at the memorial park Funeral Home Chapel for Pearl Elliott, age 78, of 2907 Outer Circle, Gainesville. 

            The Rev. Gary Osteen and the Rev. Charlie Fultz officiated.  Burial was in Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Mrs. Elliott died Sunday, November 30, 1997 at Northeast Georgia Medical center following a sudden illness.

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

            Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Glenn D. and Marie Elliott of Suches, J.D. and Pat Elliott of Gainesville, and Robert Charles and Joan Elliott of Rome; sisters, Mae Davis of Gainesville, and Isabelle water of Blue Ridge; brothers, Melvin Towe, L.J. Towe, Franklin Towe, Harold Towe, J. Edward Towe, Tommy Towe, Jr., all of Gainesville; 11 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Memorial Park Funeral Home, Gainesville.           


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December 17, 1997        Page 5B

 

mr. buck burns

 

            Buck Burns, age 73, of Union County, Georgia passed away Wednesday, December 10, 1997. 

Mr.  Burns was born in Union County, Georgia on March 5, 1924, a son of the late Allen Burns and Edna Plott Burns.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during World War II.  He lived most of his life in this area and attended Choestoe Baptist Church. 

            Surviving are his wife, Genell Dyer Burns, of the home; stepson, Terry Waver of Young Harris; and stepson Keith Nichols of Blairsville; six step grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Friday, December 12, 1997 at 4 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. James Geer and Rev. Lester Sutton officiating.  Special music was presented by the Faith Singers and Mrs. Jo Mosley.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Harold Dyer, Billy Bierce, Larry Shuler, Allen Burns, John Davis and Junior Greason.  The following gentlemen served as Honorary Escort to the family: Olin Hughes, Bill Goforth, Claude Burns, and Worth Hughes.  Interment was in Union Memory Gardens Cemetery.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements. 


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December 17, 1997        Page 5B

 

mr. h.p. mull

 

            H.P. Mull, age 77, of Cartersville, Georgia, formerly of Culberson, N.C. and Union County, GA, passed away Tuesday, December 9, 1997 in Cartersville.

            Mr. Mull was born December 3, 1920 in Ramhurst, Georgia, a son of the late Mark mull and Esther Long Mull.  He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy.  Mr. Mull was a retired welder and was a member of Mt. Pleasant Church and of My Heart Masonic Lodge, in Kennesaw, GA. 

            Surviving are his wife, Ruth Robinson Mull of Blairsville; son, Bill Hayes of Payson, Utah; son, T.J. Hayes of Marietta, GA.; daughter, Linda Mull Gossett of Cartersville, GA.; and son Mark Mull of Blairsville; sister, Edith Grantham of Knoxville, TN.; 12 grandchildren and several great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Thursday, December 11, 1997 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home in Blairsville with Rev. Don Hood officiating.  Special music was presented by Ken and Elaine Young.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Clyde Daniel, John Thompson, Eddie Charles, Larry Patterson, Joe Douglas, and Jerry Gilreath.  Interment was in Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery with Military Honors presented by North Georgia Honor Guard.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements. 


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December 17, 1997        Page 5B

 

mr. coleman nix

 

            Mr. Coleman Nix, age 90, of 40 Maynard Street, Winder, Georgia passed away Saturday, December 13, 1997 after an extended illness. 

Mr.  Nix was born January 12, 1907 in Union County.  He was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy in Braselton.  He was the son of the late Jim and Ruthie Hunter Nix.  He was retired from the logging industry.  He was preceded in death by his wife Jessie Daniel Nix.

Survivors include 7 daughters, Key Robinson of Young Harris, Lila Lee of Auburn, Mae Brown of Braselton, Jean Gooch of Braselton, Teresa McDaniel of Monroe, Blondean Gooch of Braselton, Lorraine Hanson of Braselton; son, James Nix of Hoschton; 35 grandchildren, 55 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchild and several nieces and nephews also survive.

            Funeral services were held Monday, December 15, 1997 from the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ, Rev. G.H. Hammond and Rev. Tommy Baker officiated.  Interment was in Braselton Church of God of Prophecy Cemetery.

            Wise-Connolly Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. 


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December 17, 1997        Page 5B

 

mrs. gretchen florence nix

 

            Mrs. Gretchen Nix, age 77, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, December 9, 1997 in Northeast Georgia Medical center in Gainesville. 

Mrs. Nix was born in Lapeer County, Michigan, on January 11, 1920.  She had lived in this area since 1980, coming here from Newark, Delaware. 

            Surviving are her husband, Harrison Nix, of Blairsville; daughter, Beverly Wilson of Coshada, Louisiana; son, Duayne Green of Tennessee; daughter, Martha Bumstead of Flint, Michigan; step-0daughter, Vyna Fredrick of Coravallis, Oregon; step0son, Paul Nix of Blairsville; step-son Charles Nix of San Jose, CA.; and step-son Lewis Nix of West Port, Tennessee; 23 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Friday, December 12, 1997 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Benny Nix officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Eric England, Franklin Hunter, Prentice Wilson, Jr., Willia, (sic) Houck, Carey Green, and Leon Nix.  Interment was in Union Baptist Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.