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  • Blairsville is also known as: Union County / Blairsville city.

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As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 652. The city is the county seat of Union County. Blairsville has a rich history of gold,Cherokee Indians, and early settlers. Although the neighboring city of Dahlonega, GA was well known for the first site of gold in the United States, Blairsville and the surrounding area was known to have the purest gold in the mountains. In the late 18th century two families settled in the area: the Collins Family, and the Dyer Family. Many houses from the early 19th century still stand, or have been moved/or restored in another area of the county to help with preservation. Blairsville's town square is home to the original courthouse, several local businesses, the Seasons Inn Motel, and a local old diner called the "Hole In The Wall". At the top of the state of Georgia lies Union County, named after the Union Party who strongly supported President Andrew Jackson for his policy of Indian removal. On Dec. 26, 1835, the Georgia General Assembly designated Union’s county seat in an act that read, “lot No. 273 of the ninth district and first section of, originally Cherokee, now Union...

There are currently 4 funeral home listings for the city of Blairsville, Georgia.

Blairsville Obituaries

It was revealed on September 13th, 2015 that Everett Fairbanks Sr Johnston passed away in Blairsville, Georgia.  Johnston was 88 years old and was born in Sarasota, FL.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Everett Fairbanks Sr's life.

It was written by Flint Journal on January 28th, 2015 that Ray W Owenby passed away in Flint, Michigan.  Owenby was 81 years old and was born in Blairsville, GA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Ray W's life.

It was noted by Tampa Tribune on November 12th, 2014 that David Roby Sr Drake died in Dade City, Florida.  Drake was 89 years old and was born in Blairsville, GA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor David Roby Sr's life.

It was written on October 23rd, 2014 that Dorothy Ann Collins (Brown) died in Blairsville, Georgia.  Ms. Collins was 83 years old and was born in Norwich, CT.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Dorothy Ann's life.

It was noted on October 19th, 2014 that Thomas E Herring passed on in Blairsville, Georgia.  Herring was 86 years old and was born in Miami, FL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Thomas E's life.

It was written by Ocala Star Banner on October 13th, 2014 that Dorene S Hodges (Shelton) died in Marion Co, Florida.  Ms. Hodges was 89 years old and was born in Blairsville, GA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Dorene S's life.

It was reported on July 6th, 2014 that Virgil Edward "Buddy" Whitten passed on in Blairsville, Georgia.  Whitten was 86 years old and was born in Thonotosassa, FL.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Virgil Edward "Buddy"'s life.

It was reported on June 16th, 2014 that Glenn A Reynolds perished in Blairsville, Georgia.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Glenn A's life.

It was written by Elk Grove Citizen on June 24th, 2013 that Vernon Spivia passed away in Wilton, California.  Spivia was 97 years old and was born in Blairsville, GA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Vernon's life.

It was reported by Polk County News on April 17th, 2013 that Lorene Eva Cearley (Queen) died in Blairsville, Georgia.  Ms. Cearley was 86 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Lorene Eva's life.

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Funeral Homes in Blairsville

Akins Funeral Homes Incorporated

We have been serving families in the tri-state area for four generations. Our staff is constantly striving to meet the changing needs of our bereaved families.

Barrett Funeral Home

Barrett Funeral Home, White County's oldest locally owned and operated funeral home, has been serving White County and the surrounding areas for over 38 years.

Cochran Funeral Home

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was originally established in 1950, as Akins Funeral Home, owned by Pat Akins. In 1967, Raymond Nix bought in to the business, and it became known as Akins-Nix Funeral Home.

Ivie Funeral Home

In 1946, Peyton and Edythe Ivie bought and remodeled the former Forsythe-Watkins Funeral Home in Andrews. A chapel was added in 1964. Grier Ivie completed renovation in 2000.

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Cochran Funeral Home
32 Hospital St
Blairsville, GA 30514
Cochran Funeral Home
177 Rice St
Blairsville, GA 30512
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Mountain View Funeral Home
119 Murphy Hwy
Blairsville, GA 30514
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Salcedo Enterprises Incorporated
1515 Moon Rdg
Blairsville, GA 30512

Blairsville Funeral Home News

SUMMEY, James L.
James L. Summey, 84 of Blairsville, GA passed away Tuesday November 2 at his residence following a short illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday November 4, from Darby Huey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Horace Richards officiating. Interment ...
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Octavia Mary Weiler
Denise Hanson of Marcus, Tim and his wife, Lorie of Remsen, Janet Hartman and her husband, Rob of Blairsville, Ga., Chris and his wife Julie ... Donna Connor and Verna Harvey and her husband, Floyd. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St ...
http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/1677293.html

Linda Mam Kirkpatrick
The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, at Center Pigeon Baptist Church in Canton. The family will be receiving friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday evening at Crawford/Ray Funeral Home in Canton. Burial will be in Center Pigeon ...
http://themountaineer.com/article/linda-‘mam’-kirkpatrick

Linda 'Mam' Kirkpatrick
and George (Andrea), Alan, and Jimmy (Linda) Richeson, all of Owensboro; several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Center Pigeon Baptist Church in Canton, N.C. The family will be receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m ...
http://www.messenger-inquirer.com/articles/2010/10/26/obituaries/17803497.txt

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Mountain View Funeral Home
Mountain View Funeral Home & Crematory Blairsville, GA. Our undivided attention will be given to the care and preparation of your loved one, the planning, conducting ...
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Blairsville Funeral Homes and funeral services in Georgia
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Blairsville, Georgia GA Funeral Homes | Gilbert Guide
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