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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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December 31, 2008        Page 11A

 

paul w. puett, sr.

 

            Mr. Paul W. Puett, Sr., age 87, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Saturday, December 27, 2008 at Union General Hospital in Blairsville.  Mr. Puett was born Thursday, August 11, 1921 in Union County, GA, to the late Andy Puett and the late Corea Ellis Puett.  A lifelong resident of Union County, Mr. Puett was a member of Ivy Log Baptist Church.  In addition to farming, Mr. Puett worked for TVA for over 20 years and also worked as a mail carrier.  Paul was a WWII Army Veteran, having served in the European Theatre.  He was preceded in death by sisters, Euna Moore and Geneva Perkins.

            Surviving family members include his loving wife, Verna Floyd Puett of Blairsville; daughter & son-in-law, carol Lynn and Ed Meyer of Delray Beach, FL; son & daughter-in-law, Paul Jr. and Electa Puett of Blairsville; son, Ronnie Puett of Virginia Beach, VA; daughter & son-in-law, Paula and Terry Hooper of Blairsville; sisters: Viola Presley of Snellville, GA, and Kathleen Spooner of Tucker, GA; grandchildren: Steven Meyer, Vanessa Alderson, Matthew Puett and Terrell, Terah and Teren Hooper and great grandchildren, Paxton and Shayne Meyer and Amelia Alderson.  Many nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

            Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 30, 2008 at 2PM from the Chapel of the Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Tony Black and Rev. Jerry Karnes officiating.  Music was provided by Ken and Elaine Young, Martha Davenport and Michael Thompson.  Interment followed in Ivy Log Baptist Church Cemetery.  Serving as pallbearers were the following gentlemen: Carson Ownbey, Bruce Gray, Harold Atkins, jack Moore, Matthew Puett and Steven Meyer.

            The family received friends at the funeral home from 5-8 PM, Monday, December 29.

            IN lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations may be made to the Ivy Log Cemetery Fund or to the Ivy Log Baptist Church Building Fund; c/o Mazie gray, 4650 Ivy Log Road, Blairsville, GA 30512.

            Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home – Blairsville Chapel.  Please view Mr. Puett’s Life Tribute, send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochrannfuneralhomes.com

             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

(no corrections have been made; this is exactly as it appeared in paper)

 

 

December 31, 2008        Page 11A

 

thurman chaffin

 

            Mr. Thurman Chaffin age 89 of Dean Gap Rd., Blairsville passed away on Wednesday Dec. 24, 208 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness.  Mr. Chaffin was born on Aug. 20, 1919 in Gainesboro, TN, the son of the late Darvis Chaffin and the late Ova Loftis Chaffin.  He was a veteran of the US Army of WWII and was a member of the Masonic Lodge F&AM.  Thurman was manager of the City of Blairsville Water Department for over twenty years.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.  MR. Chaffin attended Blairsville Church of Christ.

            Surviving Mr. Chaffin are his loving wife of sixty-two years, Iris Nadine Allen Chaffin of Blairsville, two daughters and sons-in-law, Pat and Bill Parker of Blairsville, Winnie and Coy Youngblood of Blairsville, one brother, Hugh Chaffin of Lewisburg, TN, three grandchildren, Penny Zeger, Scott Hamby and Yolanda Rowland, three great grandchildren, Roxanne Zeger, Ashley Rowland and Kristena Zeger, several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

            Funeral services were held on Friday, Dec. 26, 2008 from the Mountain View Chapel with Minister Terry Stuart officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, David Zeger, Jeff Rowland, Kenneth Denson, Scott Hamby, Danny Denson and Lakelan Barham.  Interment followed in the Union Memory Gardens Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m.

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