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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512


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August 2, 2000                           Page 5B




Mrs. Ila Mae Helton Weaver, age 82, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, July 29, 2000, in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

Mrs. Weaver was born in Union County, Georgia on Thursday, July 24, 1919, a daughter of the late Homer Helton and Lillie Woody Helton.  She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of this area.  Mrs. Weaver was a member of Fairview Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Weaver, in 1989.

Survivors include four sons: parks Weaver, of Thomasville, Georgia; James Weaver, of Dalton, Georgia, Dennis Weaver and Boyd Weaver, both of Blairsville, Georgia; five brothers: Claude Helton and Clarence Helton, both of Blairsville; Carl Helton, Calvin Helton and Clayton Helton, all of Gainesville; fifteen grandchildren and nine great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services were held Monday, July 31, 2000 at 2 p.m. from Cochran Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Tommy Jones and Rev. Horace Potts officiating.  Special music was presented by The House of Prayer Church Choir.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers:  Tim and Travis Weaver, James and Nicholas Weaver, Ward Ogburn, and Terry Helton.  Interment was in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.