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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Nov 18th, 2012

Banks

Charles Vernon Peacock, 78, Maysville
Charles Vernon Peacock 78 of Maysville died Sunday Nov. 18, 2012 at his residence. He was the son of the late Charlie Edward and Lucy Patterson Peacock and the widower of Carolyn ...

Dawson

William A. Porter, 89, Dawsonville
William A. Porter, 89, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday November 18, 2012 at Embracing Hospice following a period of declining health.Born January 23, 1923 in Buford, Georgia to t ...

Forsyth

Betty Jean Craft Howell was born June 29, 1933, in Lyons, GA to George Foster and Bertha Elizabeth Craft. She passed away Sunday, November 18th, 2012.Betty is survived by her husba ...

Habersham

Mrs. Carzell McDonald Thompson VanHook, age 88 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness. Born in Murphy, North C ...
Mr. Clarence Hubert "C.H." Bowen, age 87, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended il ...
Frank N. Dixon, 81, Clarkesville
Frank N. Dixon, age 81 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, November 18, 2012, at his residence. Born in Habersham County on April 12, 1931, he was the son of the late Sherman and ...

Hall

Carl Boyd Conner, 90, Murrayville
Mr. Carl Boyd Conner, 90 of Murrayville died Sunday November 18, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness. A lifetime resident of Hall County, he was the son of the lat ...
James David Harrison, 59, Gainesville
James David Harrison, age 59 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, November 18, 2012 at his residence following a brief illness.Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 21, ...

Jackson

James Edward McColskey, 76, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Edward McColskey, age 76, of Jefferson, who passed away on November 18, 2012. Mr. McColskey was born in Whitesville, NC a son to ...
Leslie Starks McGuire, 73, Commerce
Leslie Starks McGuire 73 of Commerce, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2012. Funeral will be held on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Ha ...
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