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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jul 17th, 2011

Dawson

Jane Burton Edwards Gilreath, 71, Dawsonville
Jane Burton Edwards Gilreath, 71, of Dawsonville passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday July 17, 2011 following an extended illness.Born May 19, 1940 in Suwanee to the late H ...

Forsyth

Jerry Burruss, Cumming
Jerry Burruss of Cumming passed away July 17, 2011, after a brief battle with lung cancer. Jerry was a proud member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. He loved his church and chur ...
Madeline Schwartz, 98, Alpharetta
Madeline Schwartz passed away July 17, 2011 at the age of 98. Madeline grew up, went to school, married and raised a family in Clay City, IL. She moved to O'Fallon, IL with ...
Marjorie Lawrence, 96, Cumming
MARJORIE LAWRENCE, 96, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Sunday July 17th, 2011 at Tara Plantation.The family will be receiving friends at Lucas-Batton Funeral Home in Upper Sandu ...

Habersham

Lois Savage, 80, Homerville
Lois Savage, age 80, of Homerville, GA, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011 at the Clinch Memorial Hospital.Born in Banks County on August 16, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Jo ...
Pearl Forester Williams, 81, Cornelia
Pearl Forester Williams, age 81, of Cornelia, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011 at her residence.Born in Habersham County on January 08, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Rossie ...

Hall

Fannie Overstreet, 74, Oakwood
Mrs. Fannie "Lucy" (Davis) Overstreet, age 74, of Oakwood, Georgia, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Fu ...
Laura D. Humphries, 49, Gainesville
Ms. Laura D. Humphries, age 49, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A memorial service is scheduled ...
Trang Thi Nguyen, 74, Gainesville
Ms. Trang Thi Nguyen, age 74 of Gainesville, GA, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Memorial Park Funeral Home is in charge of arra ...
Tyrone F. Tate, 48, Gainesville
Mr. Tyrone F. Tate, age 48 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for ...

Jackson

Mr. Lowry "Jack" Jackson Cox, age 25, of Talmo, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2011. Family will receive friends 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Thursday, July 2 ...
Bennie Gail Booth, 61, Maysville
Mrs. Bennie Gail Booth, age 61 of Maysville, GA died Sunday, July 17, 2011 at her residence. Mrs. Booth was born in Royston to the late, W.C. and Berdie Gaddis Stowe. Mrs. Booth ...
Dennis Ward, 66, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Dennis Roger Ward, age 66, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2011. Mr. Ward was born in Jackson County, a son to the l ...

White

Beulah Mae Satterfield, 90, Cleveland
Mrs. Beulah Mae Satterfield, age 90 of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011 at Gateway Health Care. Mrs. Satterfield was born April 6, 1921 in Cleveland to the late Edgar a ...
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