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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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August 6, 2003                           Page 5B

 

BLANCHE BROOKSHER GILREATH

 

Mrs. Blanche Brooksher Gilreath, age 94, of Johnny Gap Road, Suches, GA., died Wednesday, July 30, 2003 at the Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA., following an extended illness.

Mrs. Gilreath was a native and lifelong resident of Union County, was a homemaker and member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Union County.

She was the daughter of the late Wiley and Maude Grizzle Brooksher and was also preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, William Hershel Gilreath; brother and sister-in-law, Bruce and Forrestine Brooksher.

Mrs. Gilreath is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Geraldine and Bob Carder, Dahlonega, GA; brother, Edward Brooksher, Suches, GA; brother-in-law and sister in law, Carl and Eldine Gilreath, Suches, GA; sister-in-law, Nora Sullens, Gainesville, GA.; several other relatives also survive.

          Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM on Friday, August 1, 2003 at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega.  Interment will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church #2 Cemetery in Union County.

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega was in charge of the arrangements.

 

 


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August 6, 2003                           Page 5B

 

MRS. WANDA DELORES ROGERS JOHNSON

 

Mrs. Wanda Delores Rogers Johnson, age 49 of Tanyard Court, Blairsville passed away on Thursday, July 31, 2003 in Union General Hospital following an extended illness.

Mrs. Johnson was born December 4, 1953 in Kings Mountain, NC, the daughter of the late Julius W. Rogers and the late Bertha L. McDaniel Rogers.  Mrs. Johnson was a member of the Blairsville Family Worship Center.

Surviving Mrs. Johnson are one son, Michael Kevin Johnson of Gastonia, NC; one daughter, Clara Michelle Byers of Blue Ridge, GA; one sister, Doris Head of Shelby, NC; two grandchildren, Kayla Byers and Brittany Coffman, many other relatives and friends also survive.

          Funeral services were held on Saturday, August 2, 2003 at 11 a.m. from the Blairsville Christian Center with the Rev. Bill Shaffer officiating.  Special music was presented by Sarah Kelley.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Wofford Kelley and Kenneth White.  Interment followed in the Blairsville City Cemetery. 

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

 

 


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August 6, 2003                           Page 5B

 

LOUIS (“JOHNNY”) GUZMAN

 

Mr. Louis “Johnny” Guzman, age 75, of Bradley Road in Blairsville, formerly of Albany, passed away on Saturday, August 2, 2003 in the Union General Hospital following a brief illness.  Mr. Guzman was born on Jun e 21, 1928 in Quaro, TX.  He was a Veteran of the US Air Force where he served as a Tech Sergeant for twenty two years.  He also had been employed with the Firestone Company in Albany for over seventeen years.  He was President of the Widows and Widowers Group and also the Southern Methodist in Albany.  Mr. Guzman attended the New Hope Fellowship Baptist Church.

Surviving Mr. Guzman are his loving wife, Carol Musselwhite Guzman, of Blairsville; one daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Bill Lambert of Albany; two grandchildren, Roger Harden and Andrea Conley, both of Albany; many other relatives and friends also survive.

          Funeral services were held on Wednesday, August 6, 2003 at 2:00 PM from the Chapel of the Kimbrell Stern Funeral Home in Albany with the Rev. Leon McDonald, Rev. Elbert Ostein and Rev. Medford Johnson officiating.  Special music was presented by Alice McDonald.  Interment followed in the Crown Hill Cemetery with Military Honors. 

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




 

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August 6, 2003               Page 5B

 

alybel cash white

 

Mrs. Alybel Cash White, age 100, of Hartwell, GA, formerly of Blairsville, GA, passed away on Monday, July 28, 2003, in Union County Nursing Home in Blairsville.

Mrs. White was born in Hart County, GA and she was the daughter of the late James Clark Cash and Neta Jane Cobb Cash.  She was a homemaker and member of Bio Baptist Church.

Surviving are daughter and son-in-law, Kathryn and Ralph Davenport of Blairsville; daughter, Jim Ann Stewart of Athens, GA; son, Ben J. White of Enfield, Connecticut; son-in-law, Archie McRimmon of Laurenburg, NC; sisters, Ruth Whiten Chritenburg of Concord, NC and Helen Cloud of Macon, GA; seven grandchildren (locally survived by granddaughter Diane Davenport of Blairsville) and five great-grandchildren also survive.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Bell Hill White; parents; daughter, Janice McRimmon; sisters, Opal Brown and Jewel Crook; brothers, John Inman Cash and Joe G. Cash.

Funeral services were held Thursday, July 31, 2003 at 11:00 AM. at Strickland Funeral Home Chapel in Hartwell, GA with Rev. Connie Mack Bowers officiating.  Burial was in Bio Baptist Church Cemetery.

If you wish, the family has suggested memorials be made to First Baptist Church of Blairsville, P.O. Box 2058, Blairsville, GA 30514.

Joseph A. Strickland Funeral Home of Hartwell, GA, in charge of arrangements and this notice is a courtesy of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.