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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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February 28, 2001                      Page 4C

 

MR. harold trently

 

Mr. Harold Trently, age 77, of the Young Harris Hwy., Blairsville, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2001 in the Emory Hospital In Atlanta following an extended illness.  Mr. Trently was born on January 17, 1923 in Garland, TX, the son of the late Jim S. Trently and the late Ellen Dover Trently.  Mr. Trently was retired with J. L. Frederick Co.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Garland, TX.

Surviving Mr. Trently are one daughter, Judy Langster, of Fort Worth, TX; two sons, Jimmy Trently and Jack Trently, both of Freer, TX; nine grandchildren, three great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

A memorial service will be conducted at a later date.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials ay be made to the American Cancer Society in Mr. Trently’s Memory.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

 


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February 28, 2001                      Page 4C

 

MR. thomas f. clarkson

 

Mr. Thomas F. Clarkson, age 76, of Blairsville, formerly of Miami, FL, passed away Saturday, February 24, at his home.  Mr. Clarkson had been a part time resident of this area for the past 28 years.  He was a retired pilot for National/Pan Am Airlines and a member of the Airline Pilots Association.  Mr. Clarkson was a veteran of WWII where he was a pilot for the Navy in the Pacific Theatre.  He was a member of the St. Joaquim Catholic Church in Miami.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Clarkson of the home; daughter, Laurie Wenkle of Brasstown, NC; and 2 grandchildren, Kyra and Bryan Wenkle.  Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

Memorial services are scheduled for Thursday, Mary 1, 2001 at 11 a.m. from the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

 


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February 28, 2001                      Page 4C

 

MR. reid g. jones

 

Mr. Reid G. Jones, age 72, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Monday, February 19, 2001 in North Fulton Hospital in Roswell, Georgia.

Mr. Jones was born in Union County, Georgia on Wednesday, July 25, 1928, a son of the late Minal Ibie Jones and Frances Rhodes Jones.  He was a retired employee of the Tennessee Copper Company.  Mr. Jones was a lifelong resident of this area and was a member of Church of God Youngcane.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bertha Bright Jones, of Blairsville; two daughters, Glenda Davis and Wanda Ann Jones, both of Blairsville; a son, Eland Jones, of Dalton, Georgia; two brothers, Carl Jones and Avery Jones, both of Blairsville; and a sister, Cleo Taylor, of Blairsville; four grandchildren, Darren Jones, Stephen Dangler, Brit Jones, and Cassandra Young; four great grandchildren, Hunter Young, Catherine Dangler, Winston Dangler, and Hannah Dangler.  Many friends and other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held Thursday, February 22, 2001 at 2 pm from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Terrell Jones and Rev. Randolph Jones officiating.  Special music was presented by Brit Jones.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Randolph Jones, Bobby Bright, Hank Jones, Lonnie Jones, Gary Jones and Benny Jones.  Interment was in Liberty Hill Methodist Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

 


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February 28, 2001                      Page 4C

 

MR. chester ford burns

 

Mr. Chester Ford Burns, age 81, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, February 18th in Union County Nursing Home in Blairsville.

Mr. Burns was born in Union County, Georgia, on Tuesday, April 15, 1919, a son of the late John Burns and Radie Foster Burns.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and had lived in this area all of his life.  He was a member and deacon of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, member and Past Master of Dooley Masonic Lodge #367 F&AM, member and Past Patron of Notla Chapter #471 O.E.S.  He was also a member of the D.A.V.  Mr. Burns had been preceded in death by three brothers: William P. Burns, Thomas H. Burns, and Herbert L. Burns; and a sister, Frankie Holliday.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Amaryllis Little Burns, of the home; brother, Hansel L. Burns of Atascadero, California; and brother, Henry Dale Burns of Lawrenceville, Georgia; many friends and other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, February 21, 2001 at 2 pm from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Bethel Buchanan and Rev. Jimmy Rogers officiating.  Special music was presented by Martha and Julie Davenport and Steve Kimsey.  Interment was in the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.  The following gentlemen (nephews of Mr. Burns) served as pallbearers: Jeffrey Burns, Douglas Burns, Larry Burns, Ricky Holliday, Shaun Williams, and Wayne Register.  If you wish, in lieu of flowers, the family has suggested memorial contributions be made to Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery Fund in care of Billy Poteete, 5916 Murphy Hwy. Blairsville, GA 30512.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.


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February 28, 2001                      Page 4C

 

MRs. laura ann snow

 

Mrs. Laura Ann Snow, age 20, of Union County, GA. passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2001, in Atlanta Medical Center in Atlanta, from injuries she sustained in an automobile accident.

Mrs. Snow was born Friday, May 28, 1971, in Towns County, GA.  She was employed as a cashier locally.  Mrs. Snow was a member of Gum Log Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Henry, of Blairsville; her daughters: Louella Hunter, Ivalee Hunter, and Brook Snow, all of Blairsville; her father, J.D. Garrett of Hiawassee and her mother, Charlotte Murphy, of Blairsville; and brothers: Justice Garrett, Joshua Garrett, and James Garrett, all of Hiawassee; maternal grandfather, Joe Phillips, of Blairsville; many friends and other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held Saturday, February 24, 2001, at 2 p.m., from Gum Log Baptist Church, with Rev. Claude Thomas and Rev. Willis Garrett officiating.  Special music was presented by The Faith Singers.   The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Troy Phillips, Jr., Dean Garrett, Jeffrey Carroll, Billy Schmitz, Adam Mashburn, and Raymond Ledbetter.  Interment was in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

 


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February 28, 2001                      Page 4C

 

MR. bart keall

 

Mr. Bart Keall, age 84, of Blairsville, passed away on Friday, February 23, 2001 in the Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta following an extended illness.  Mr. Keall was born on January 28, 1917 in Tampa, Florida, the son of the late Oliver Keall and the late Bertha Thompson Keall.  Mr. Keall was a retired engineer.  He was a member of the Temple Baptist Church in Tampa.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Maggie Keall in 1996.

Surviving Mr. Keall are two daughters, Janice Miller of Young Harris and Deborah Henson of St. Petersburg, FL; three sons, James Keall of Jacksonville, FL, Michael Keall Offort Stockton, TX, Ray and Robert Keall both of Tampa; one sister, Inez Dickerson of Tampa; twelve grandchildren; ten great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, February 27, 2001 at 2 pm from the Temple Baptist Church with the Rev. Tom Jenkins and the Rev. Bob Cook officiating special music was presented by Linda Drake and Melanie Richards.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Dennis Keall, Tim Bradley, Robert Keall, Charles Edwards, Ryan Fortenberry and Patrick Keall.  Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.