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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jun 19th, 2010

Dawson

David W. â, 76, Dawsonville
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Forsyth

Mary Ella Everett Benson passed away during the early morning hours of June 19, 2010, after a brief illness. Born in Washington County on February 5, 1926, she was one of the four ...

Habersham

Luke Taylor, 97, Cornelia
Luke Taylor, age 97, of Cornelia, GA passed away on Saturday, June 19, 2010, at The Oaks at Scenic View. Mr. Taylor was born on March 16, 1913, in Lakemont, GA to the l ...
James Harold Skelton, 62, Demorest
James Harold Skelton, age 62, of Demorest, GA passed away on Saturday, June 19, 2010, at his residence following an extended illness.Mr. Skelton was born on December 15, 1947, in H ...

Hall

Andrea Elaine Kinsey, 55, Gainesville
Andrea Elaine Kinsey, age 55, of Gainesville, Georgia went home to be with our heavenlyFather on Saturday June 19,2010, and will now spend eternity with Him.She spent her life givi ...
Bobby Douglas Splawn, 67, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Tuesday June 22, 2010 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Bobby Douglas Splawn, Sr., 67, of Gainesville. Rev. Jeffrey Brookshire Officiating . B ...
Robert Ellis DeVenny, 85, Gainesville
Funeral services for, Robert Ellis DeVenny age 85 of Gainesville will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday June 22,2010 in Concord Baptist Church. Interment will be in the church cemetery ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Beverly Gee Dorminy Culpepper, age 71, of Pendergrass, who passed away on Saturday, June 19, 2010. Mrs. Culpepper was born on January ...
Cyril Thomas, 80, Commerce
Mr. Cyril Thomas "C.T." Fitzpatrick, age 80 of Commerce, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 19, 2010. Mr. Fitzpatrick was born in Belfast, Ireland, the son of the l ...
Sandra Diane Sailors, 60, Nicholson
Ms. Sandra Diane Sailors, age 60, of Nicholson, GA died Saturday June 19, 2010 at St. Maryâ

Lumpkin

Clarence Pitchford, 78, Dahlonega
Mr. Clarence Pitchford, age 78, of Dahlonega, GA, died Saturday, June 19, 2010, following an extended illness. Mr. Pitchford was born in Lumpkin County. He lived most of his life i ...
Shaw Carter service is Monday
A memorial service will be held Monday for Shaw Carter, the 24-year-old heart transplant recipient from Gainesville, who battled heart disease and cancer during his lifetime.
Ara Parseghian, won 2 titles at Notre Dame, has died at 94
Ara Parseghian, who won two national titles in 11 seasons as coach of Notre Dame, has died at 94.
Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73
Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died
Funeral Friday for Ray Jones, prominent Hall County businessman
A prominent Hall County businessman, active in the poultry industry and as a Jackson EMC Board member for many years, will be buried Friday.
Hootie Johnson, former Augusta National chairman, dies
Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86...
Funeral services pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley
Funeral services are pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley, a longtime federal court judge for the Northern District of Georgia.
Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87
Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, has died
Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69
Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom, has died at age 69