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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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March 28, 2001                          Page 5B

 

MR. robert lewis king

 

Mr. Robert Lewis King, age 80, of Blairsville, GA. passed away Saturday, March 17, 2001, at his home, following an extended illness.

Mr. King was born in Walker County, GA. on Tuesday, March 1, 1921, a son of the late James Franklin King and Katherine Ophelia Clark King.  He was a veteran of the U. S. Marines, and served in World War II, and in Korea.  Mr. King had been living in this area since 1982, moving here from West Palm Beach, FL.  He was retired from the telephone company, where he was an installation technician.  MR. King was a member of First Baptist Church of Blairsville.

Surviving are his wife, Lois T. King, of Blairsville; daughter, Sandra King Thompson, of Blairsville; son, Ronald Lynn King, of West Palm Beach; step-daughter, Gail Kemly, also of West Palm Beach; and two step-sons: Gerald Patterson, of West Palm Beach, and Glynn Patterson, of Good Hope, GA; step-grandchildren: Robert Patterson, and Gail Davis, both of West Palm Beach, and Cody Patterson, of Good Hope, GA; many friends and other relatives also survive.

Memorial services were held Wednesday, March 21, 2001, at 1 p.m., from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, with Rev. Danny Parris officiating.  Special music was presented by Minister of Music, R. Terry Hooper.

The family respectfully requests, that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to First Baptist Church of Blairsville Building Fund, P. O. Box 2058, Blairsville, GA 30514; or to Georgia Mountain Hospice, P. O. Box 580, Jasper, GA 30143/

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

 


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March 28, 2001                          Page 5B

 

mrs. maggie lockaby

 

Mrs. Maggie Lockaby, age 77, of Blairsville, GA passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2001, in the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.  Mrs. Lockaby was born in Towns County October 20, 1923 a daughter of the late Sam and Rosenie Eller Dayton.  She was a member of the North Mt. Zion Church of God.  She was preceded in death by one son, Mr. Duel Lockaby.  Surviving are her husband of over 60 years, Roy J. Lockaby of the home; daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and Richard Carey of Blairsville, GA; sons and daughters-in-law; Jerle and Reba Lockaby of Rome, GA, Merle Lockaby of Helen, GA, Michael and Joanne Lockaby of Douglasville, GA; sisters: Mrs. Dora B. Moreland, Mrs. Addie Arrowood and Mrs. Geneva Dills, all of Hiawassee, GA; 7 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were held Thursday, March 22, 2001 at 2 p.m. from the North Mt. Zion Church of God with the Rev. Raburne Wilson, Rev. Glenville Nichols and the Rev. Doyle K. Maney officiating.  Interment was in the Laurel Hills Memory Garden.  Music was provided by Brownie Anderson, Nola Jean Nichols, Donna Pendrey and Gary Taylor.  Pallbearers were: Truman Owenby, Lon Berrong, Ken Farmer, Willie Nichols, Larry Plott, Lonnie Plott, Warren Bonner and Glen Eller.  The family requests that donations in memory of Mrs. Lockaby be made to the American Cancer Soc. – Union County Unit, P.O. Box 2984, Blairsville, GA 305147.  Banister Funeral Home of Hiawassee in charge of arrangements.

 

 


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March 28, 2001                          Page 5B

 

mrs. lenna k. neal horne

 

Mrs. Lenna K. Neal Horne, age 89, of Blairsville passed away on Saturday evening, March 24, 2001 in the Union General Hospital following a brief illness.  Mrs. Horne was born on February 18, 1912 in Marble, NC, the daughter of the late George W. Neal and the late Sally Kilpatrick Neal.  She was preceded in death by her husband, W.R. Horne in 1987.  She was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving Mrs. Horne are four sons and daughter-in-laws, Kenneth and Jean Horne of Austell, GA, James and Martha Horne of Blairsville, Jack and Barbara Horne of Blairsville, and Gerald and Faye Horne of Blairsville; one daughter, Patricia King of Blairsville; eight grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, march 27, 2001 at 11 am from the Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wofford Kelley officiating.  Special music was presented by Sarah and Wofford Kelley.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Michael Horne, Ricky Horne, Tommy Melton, Vernon Patterson, Richard Horne, and Bob Laffoon.  Interment followed in the Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

 


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March 28, 2001                          Page 5B

 

mrs. zula moss reeves

 

Mrs. Zula Moss Reeves, age 88, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Tuesday, march 20, 2001 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

Mrs. Reeves was born Saturday, December 14, 1912, in the New Hope community of Gaston County, NC.  She was the daughter of Ben Morris Moss and Maggie Robinson Moss, and was a direct descendant of the Stowe-Gaston families who settled and developed Gaston County.  Mrs. Reeves married Ben Clayton Reeves in 1935, and together they had five children.  Ben passed away in 1970 following a massive heart attack, and a son E. C. passed away in 1958, following a motorcycle accident.  Mrs. Reeves moved to Georgia from North Carolina 1955, and lived in Hall County for 50 years.  Mrs. Reeves had lived in Blairsville for 10 years, where she was very devoted to the Union County Seniors Center.  She was very spiritual and had a very strong faith in God.  She was always doing what she could for others and had great compassion for those in need and lonely.

Surviving are her daughter, JoAnn C. Morrison, of Hampton, VA; son, Jerry C. Reeves, of Cleveland, GA; son, Paul J. Reeves, of Blairsville; and daughter, Zora Mae Bosley, of Acworth, GA; sister, Helen Moss and brother Bill Moss, both of Cramerton, NC; twelve grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild also survive, along with many friends and other relatives

Funeral services were held Thursday, March 22, 2001, at 11 a.m., from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, with Rev. George O’Brian officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Daniel Reeves, Clayton Reeves, Todd Reeves, Tim Reeves, Chad Reeves, and Darrell Waters.  Interment was in Memorial Park Cemetery in Gainesville, with graveside services by Rev. Tom Elderly.

The family respectfully requests, that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Union County Seniors Center, 474 Meeks Ave. Blairsville, GA 30512.

Whether we call her “Mama”, “Aunt Zula”, “Granny”, “Grandma”, or “Mrs. Reeves”, she will be missed, but always remembered fondly, with love, as a source of strength and an example of integrity and responsibility.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

 


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March 28, 2001                          Page 5B

 

mrs. marjorie claire summers bingham

 

Mrs. Marjorie Claire Summers Bingham, age 79, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2001, at her home.

Mrs. Bingham was a native of Brookhaven, Mississippi.  She lived in Learned, Mississippi during her childhood and youth and moved to Jackson in 1943 when she married Cliff Bingham.  Mrs. Bingham recently moved to Blairsville to be near her daughter.  She was a former member of Raymond Road Baptist Church and currently was a member of First Baptist Church of Blairsville.  She was a Jewelry and Bridal Consultant for ten years.  Mrs. Bingham loved country music and had visited backstage at the Grand Ole Opry.  Mr. Bingham passed away in 1998.

Surviving are her daughter, Marjorie Bowdron, of Blairsville; her granddaughter, Paige Bowdron of Pensacola, FL, and her brother Erwin Summers of Learned.

Graveside services were held Saturday, March 17, 2001, at 2 p.m. from Lakewood Cemetery in Jackson, Mississippi.

Wright-Ferguson Funeral Home of Jackson in charge of arrangements, and this notice is a courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.

 

 


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March 28, 2001                          Page 5B

 

MR. william h. “jake” hogan

 

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