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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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December 27, 1995                                Page 4B

 

mrs. ethel s. nichols

 

            Mrs. Ethel S. Nichols, 82, of Acworth, Georgia, formerly of Blairsville, Georgia passed away Saturday, December 16, 1995 in Kennestone Hospital in Marietta.  Mrs. Nichols was born in Polk County, Tennessee on April 4, 1913, a daughter of the late Tom Shell and Rena Carver Shell.  She had lived most of her life in Union County, and was a member of New Union Baptist church. (sic).  Mrs. Nichols was a very loving and giving person who will be missed by all who knew her.

            Surviving are two daughters, Charlotte Giles of Blairsville and Rebecca Ann Prater of Grundy, Va.; two sons, Joe Nichols of Covington, Georgia, and William Daniel Nichols of Acworth; a brother, Ernest Shell of Michigan and a sister, Viola Tritt of Suches, Ga.; twelve grandchildren: Gail Ann Adams, of Blairsville; Dianne Donaldson, of Grundy, Va; Wayne Adams, of Young Harris, Ga.; Donald Adams of Tennessee; Melinda Prater of Grundy, Va.; David Nichols, Frank Nichols, and Jo Ann Carrolll (sic), all of Covington, Ga.; William Edwin Nichols, of Iuka, Mississippi; Jerrie Lynn Munster of Alpharetta; Charles Brand, of Acworth, Ga.; and Romana Bray of Holly Springs, Ga.,; twenty great grandchildren and one great great grandchild also survive.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 19, 1995 at 2:00 PM from New Union Baptist Church with Rev. Wayne Daniels and Rev. Ned Wilcoxin, and Rev. Paul Vance officiating.  Specially selected music was presented by Gloria Griggs.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Donald Adams, Wayne Adams, David Nichols, Frank Nichols, Charles Brand, William Nichols, and Rocky Holbrooks.  Interment was in New Union Baptist Church Cemetery.  Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville 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 27, 1995                                Page 4B

 

mrs. hedwig weikenstorfer reichert

 

            Mrs. Hedwig W. Reichert, 91, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, December 14, 1995 at her home.

Mrs. Reichert had lived in Blairsville for the past two years with her daughter and son in law.  She was of the Catholic Faith, and was a native and citizen of Germany.

Survivors include daughter and son in law, Anna and Ray Stinton, of Blairsville; daughter, Renate Compton, of Sarasota, Florida; four grandchildren and eight great grandchildren also survive.

            Graveside services were held Sunday, December 17, 1995 at 1:00 PM from Union Memory Gardens Cemetery with Father Patrick Donaghey officiating. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville 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 27, 1995                                Page 4B

 

james william franklin

 

            Mr. James William Franklin, 67, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, December 18, 1995.

Mr.  Franklin was born in Union County, Georgia, on April 20, 1928, a son of Alfred Garfield Franklin and Lillie L. Payne Franklin.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in the Korean War.  Mr. Franklin was a lifelong resident of this area and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by his mother Lillie Payne Franklin, and a sister, Pearl Franklin. 

            Surviving are his father, Alfred Garfield Franklin, of Blairsville; sons, William G. Franklin, Steven A. Franklin, and James W. Franklin, III, all of Blairsville; daughters; Debora (sic) McCarter, of Jacksonville, Florida, Rhonda Franklin, of Athens, Ga., and Tammy Reece, of Blairsville; a sister, Marie Ford of Blairsville; two brothers, Jeff Franklin, and Eugene Franklin, all of Blairsville; nine grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services were held Thursday, December 21, 1995 at 2:00 PM from the chapel of the Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Ford officiating.  Special music was presented by Hubert and Betty Legg.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Terry Franklin, Keith Ford, Danny Payne, John Payne, Phillip Ford, and Michael Ford.  Interment was in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, with graveside military honors presented by members of the North Georgia Honor Guard.

            Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.