Thomas Decatur Blanton: Obituary

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SCPO Thomas Decatur Blanton, USN Ret., age 84, of Scout Trace, Blairsville and a former lifelong resident of Sarasota, FL, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 19, 2019, at the Northeast Georgia Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Tom was born on July 16, 1935, in Richmond, VA., the son of the late Millard Woodrow Blanton and the late Helen Faye Hawk Blanton. Tom was a veteran of the US Navy having given thirty years of service for his country. He was a loving and caring husband, father and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Marie Blanton (in 2001) and his brother, Jerry Blanton. Tom was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.

Surviving Tom are his loving wife and best friend of eighteen years, CoraLee Blanton of Blairsville, his only daughter and her husband, Deborah Lynn (Blanton) and Thomas Cole of Palmetto, FL., his only granddaughter and her husband, Kathy Jo and Anthony Kinsey, of Palmetto, FL, several extended family on the Blanton side, a host of his church family, and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at 1:00 pm at Antioch Baptist Church with Rev. George Cline officiating. Special music will be presented by Sarah Davis. The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers: Hunter Payne, Luke Brendle, Mike Bittel, Darrell Dorn, Tom Cole and Randal Cole. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be: Paul Clark, Wes Dillard, Allen Johnson, Terry Kintz, Art Upchurch, Jeff Overbay and Walter Gadd. Interment will follow in the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery with the North Georgia Honor Guard conducting Military Honors and Taps being presented by Eli Reeves. Flowers are accepted, and any donations may be made to: Operation Second Chance, 20251 Century Blvd., Suite 103, Germantown, MD, 20874 (operationsecondchance.org) or Antioch Baptist Church in memory of Tom Blanton. Operation Second Chance benefits wounded veterans for their military service. The family will meet with friends at the church on Wednesday from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuenralhome.com

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Azaline Emerson Harkins: Obituary

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Mrs. Azaline Emerson Harkins age 59 of Oak Tree Village Blairsville passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday August 20, 2019 following a brief illness. Mrs. Harkins was born on Nov. 11, 1959 in Atlanta, GA., the daughter of Reba Chastain Emerson and the late James Lewis Emerson. Azaline loved playing all kind of games, was always very cheerful and loved all children. Most of all she loved her church and church family. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, sister and grandmother. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Israel and four brothers, George, Donald, Lewis and Earnest Emerson.  She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. Mrs. Harkins was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.

Surviving Mrs. Harkins are her loving husband and best friend of thirty seven years, Roger Eugene Harkins of Blairsville,  one daughter and son in law, Barbara and Barry King of Blairsville, her mother, Reba Emerson of Blairsville, one sister and brother in law, Doshie and Clayton Richardson of Douglasville, three brothers and sisters in law, Jerome and Edith Emerson of Hixon, TN., David and Jill Emerson of Douglasville, Daniel and Bonnie Emerson of Blairsville, two grandchildren, Machalia Nelson and Brian Nelson, several nieces, nephews, a host of her church family, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday August 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm from the Mountain View Chapel with Rev. Brian Mason and Chaplin Phil Gatlin officiating. The following gentleman will serve as pallbearers, Mike Ayers, Dan Navin, Dan Wickersham, Dick Cataldo, Ron Tanner and Jeff Ellison. Interment will follow in the Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery. Flowers are accepted or if you wish, the family requests that donations may be made to the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Azaline’s memory. The family will meet with friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6-9:00 pm.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com

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Ina L. Jordan: Obituary

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Mrs. Ina L. Jordan age 84 of Blairsville passed away peacefully on Saturday August 17, 2019 in the Valley View Care Center following an extended illness. Mrs. Jordan was born on August 25, 1934 in Blairsville, GA., the daughter of the late J.H. Everett and the late Nora Nelson Everett. She was a native and lifelong resident of Union County. Ina loved adventure and staying busy. All of her life she was always taking care of people, friends, family and anyone in need. In her past time she loved playing slots. She was a loving mother, sister and grandmother. Ina was a member of Zebulon Baptist Church.

Surviving Mrs. Jordan are one daughter and son in law, Vickie and Terry Gibson of Hiawassee, one son and daughter in law, Kenneth and Verniece Jordan of Blairsville, one brother, David Joseph Everett of Cumming, GA., one sister, Tina Evans of Detroit, MI., six grandchildren, Rebecca Hall, Jeremy Gibson, Kendal Jordan, Nicole Lands, Amanda Jordan and Jacqueline Jordan, several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends also survive.

No services are planned at this time. In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that donations may be made to the American Heart Association in memory of Mrs. Jordan.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com

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Luther “Ed” Edward DeFoor, Jr.: Obituary

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The Cochran Funeral Home of Hiawassee announces Funeral Services for Mr. Luther “Ed” Edward DeFoor, Jr., age 81 of Hiawassee who passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Chatuge Regional Nursing Home.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Byers officiating. Special music will be presented by Wayne Hundley and the Cheerful Sounds. Interment will follow the service at Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until the service begins.

Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Hiawassee.

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Luva (Lu) Marie Stoll Whetstone: Obituary

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It is with sadness that the family of Luva (Lu) Marie Stoll Whetstone of Mineral Bluff, Georgia announces her death on Friday, August 16, 2019. Lu Whetstone was born in Geauga County, Ohio on November 13, 1928, to Derlin Stoll and Pearl Kightlinger Stoll. She is preceded in death by her husband, John H. Whetstone, her sister, Arlene Gotham, and brother Rowland Stoll.

In early adulthood, Lu Whetstone worked as a bank teller and later was trained in cosmetology, operating a salon out of her home in Parkman, Ohio. After the family moved to Marietta, Georgia in 1963, she was a homemaker.

Lu Whetstone is survived by four children, William John Whetstone (and wife Jan) of Dawsonville, Georgia; Gary Lee Whetstone (and wife Diane) of Athens, Georgia; Mona Lynn Johnson (and husband Scott) of Blytheville, Arkansas; and Pamela Gailey (and husband Mike) of Mineral Bluff, Georgia; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; members of her loving, extended family (Joe Whetstone, Fannie Detweiler, Anna Whetstone, Marvin Whetstone, Mary Weaver); nieces and nephews.

Lu Whetstone was a member of the Williamstown United Methodist Church in McCaysville, Georgia. A service of celebration will be held there on Monday, August 19, 2019, at 11:00 am with the Rev. Beth Starling officiating. Memorials can be sent to Williamstown United Methodist Church, 37 Williamstown Rd., Mineral Bluff, Georgia 30559.

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Clair “Scotty” Maddox: Obituary

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AUG 19. 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (EDT)

Finch-Cochran Funeral Home and Crematory

1478 Blue Ridge Dr. Funeral Home is in McCaysville But Has Blue Ridge GPS address

McCaysville, GA, 30555

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Union County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Report 8/12 – 8/18

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Arrest report provided by the Union County Sheriff’s Office.  The Georgia Open Records Act (O.C.G.A. 50-18-70) allows for FetchYourNews.com to obtain and post the arrest records of any and all individuals arrested in Union County GA. Those arrests are posted on FetchYourNews.com for viewing pleasure. Please remember that all individuals listed have been arrested and charged, however, they are presumed innocent until guilt has been proven in a court of law.

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Ezra Jude Cisneros: Obituary

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Little Ezra Jude Cisneros went to be with Jesus on Monday August 12, 2019 in the Union General Hospital. Ezra was born sleeping in the arms of Jesus on August 12, 2019 and was the son of Cleto Tren Cisneros and Heather Chastain Cisneros.

Surviving little Ezra are his loving parents, Tren and Heather Cisneros, sisters, Adelyn and Marlee Cisneros, brother, Kingston Cisneros, grandparents, Jimmy and Tammy Chastain, great grandparents, Bernice Henderson, Modean Chastain, Betty and Lee Montgomery, Cleto and Linda Cisneros,  aunts and uncles, Micah and Asia Tanner, Kendra Vasquez, Courtney Chastain, Thomas Herbert, Bronson Cisneros, cousins, Braden and Kinslee Tanner, a host of other family and friends also survive.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday August 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm from the Revival Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Tommy Seay and Rev.  Tim Dickey officiating. The family will meet with friends following the services at the cemetery.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com

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