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SLAGLE - Died in Georgia - D.E. Slagle, of Gilmer county. [The Daily Constitution, Atlanta Georgia Oct. 20, 1876 - submitted by Shauna Williams]

Melverine (Southern) Burnette, age 66 of 160 Hummingbird Lane died Friday October 31st, 2008  at Mountainside Nursing Home.
Survivors include: husband- John B. Burnette ; daughters and son in laws- Valerie Ann and Rev. Tommy Sanford; Tammy Josephine Ogle; Dixie and Chris Cochran and Kimberly Ryder all of Ellijay.
The funeral will be at Flat Creek Baptist Church following grave side service in the cemetery  by the Rev. Cliff Nelson on Sunday November 2nd, 2008 the family will receive friends starting at 4pm,  November the 1st.
County Name: GILMER State: GA Newspaper: TIMES COURIER Date: 11/06/08 [Submitted by a Friend of Free Genealogy]

Mother Dies
Mrs. J. J. Withrow, 60, mother of County Fire Ranger T. L. Holmes, died recently at her home in Ellijay alter a long illness.
Date: 1952-11-14;  Paper: Marietta Journal

Joseph Wilson, Cobb Merchant, Interred Today

Funeral services were held at 4 this afternoon for Joseph Dorsey Wilson, Marietta Jewelry merchant who died  yesterday at Ellijay.
Last rites were held in Ward Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. George Brown officiating. Interment was In Douglasville City Cemetery.
A native of Douglasville, Mr. Wilson came to Cobb County in 1914. He had been in the Jewelry business ever since, and was the oldest Marietta merchant in number of business years.
His business had been located In the same place for 25 years. Mr. Wilson was a sports enthusiast all his life.
Death followed a heart attack while he worked on his cabin at Blue Ridge. He died in O'Daniel Hospital, Ellijay.
Survivors include his wife, two daughters. Mrs. C. E. Dobbs, Myrtle Beach. S. C. and Mrs. James Thomas, Marietta; four sons, Joe M. and James Wilson and Bill and George Young, all of Marietta; one sister. Mrs. John Daniels, Douglasville. and five brothers, Frank, Arthur, Fred, Jerome, and Ed Wilson, all of Douglasville.
Pallbearers were Arthur Lynn, Dr. W. H. Perkinson, Charlie Cox, Lee Burton, Joe Strozier, Wayne Lynn, Harold Griggs, and Dr. J.E. Lester.
Date: 1950-06-22; Paper: Marietta Journal


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