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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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September 20, 2000                   Page 6B

 

MR. jewell g. mason

 

Mr. Jewell G. Mason, age 96, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2000 in Union County Nursing Home.

Mr. mason was born in Union County, on Thursday, July 28, 1904, a son of Charles “Bud” and Mary Jane Cobb Mason.  He was a farmer, a teacher at Mt. Pleasant and Provident schools, owner-operator of a sawmill for many years, and most recently, a land developer.  Mr. Mason was a member and past master of the Young Cane Masonic Lodge #597 F&AM and Blairsville OES.  He was a member of Providence Methodist Church where he was Sunday School Superintendent, taught the adult Sunday School Class, and was head steward for many years.  He was very active in the music program and sang bass with the Providence Quarter.

Mr. Mason is survived by his wife of 66 years, Myrtle Everett Mason, of Blairsville; son, Worth and Irma Mason, of Blairsville; a daughter, Barbara and Paul Poole, of Blairsville; a sister, Donnie Young, of Blairsville; three grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 16, 2000, from the Provident United Methodist Church with Rev. John Kay and Rev. David Clay officiated.  Graveside rites were by Young Cane Masonic Lodge.  Interment was in the church cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Charles Mason, Baxter Mason, Curtis Young, Wade Mason, Arlen Everett, Rufus Everett and Wilson Cobb.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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

 

 

September 20, 2000                   Page 6B

 

MRS. rowena mcclure brown

 

Mrs. Rowena McClure Brown, age 76, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2000 in Union County, Georgia.

Mrs. Brown was born in Union County, on Sunday February 17, 1924, a daughter of the late Virgil McClure and Iowa Elliott McClure.  She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of this area.  Mrs. Brown was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.  She had been preceded in death by her husband, Audie Brown, in 1974.

Surviving are three daughters and sons-in-law: Diane and Richard Patterson, Shirley and Rex Odom, and Judy and Dean Saxon, all of Blairsville; a sister, Wanda Clement, of Blairsville, and a brother, Don McClure, of Atlanta; seven grandchildren: Angela Maxwell, Katrina Cox, Jeffrey Odom, Greg Odom, Lori Bergen, Deana Burnette, and Derek Saxon; seven great grandchildren, Joshua Bergen, Brooklyn Bergen, Brittany Odom, Tyler Odom, Zachary Odom, Kaitlyn Odom and Kameron Odom, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held Friday, September 15, 2000 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Black officiating.  Special music was presented by Lonnie McClure.   The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Jeff Odom, Greg Odom, Lanier McClure, Tony Ledford, Chris Bergen, Jamie Burnette, and Gary Cox.  Interment was in Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.