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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Dec 31st, 2012

Dawson

Jeanette Loraine Foster, 62, Dawsonville
Jeanette Loraine Foster, 62, of Dawsonville passed away Monday December 31, 2012 at her residence following a period of declining health.Born October 30, 1950 in Ft. Worth, Texas, ...

Forsyth

Edward John DeLoughy, 68, Cumming
Edward John DeLoughy, of Cumming, GA, age 68, passed away on December 31, 2012. Edward was born July 3, 1944 in Morristown, NJ to Muriel Wyckoff DeLoughy and Edward John DeLoughy. ...

Gwinnett

Sarah McDaniel Martin, 77, Buford
Sarah McDaniel Martin, age 77, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, December 31, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Osburn Martin. She is survived by her children, Dew ...

Habersham

Amerest Terrell Gerrell, 83, Cornelia
Mr. Amerest Terrell Gerrell, age 85, of the Fairview Community, Demorest, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 31, 2012 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Cente ...

Hall

Edward Lamar Cantrell, 51, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at Trinity CME Church for Mr. Edward Lamar Cantrell, 51, of Gainesville. Those wishing to send online condole ...
Jeanette Martin Hughes, 76, Gainesville
   At 12:31 am on December 31st 2012, all of Heaven rejoiced as the angels received one of their own when God called home Jeanette Hughes. If you w ...
Lesley Loy "Cotton" Watkins, 56, Gainesville
Lesley Loy "Cotton" Watkins, age 56 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, December 29, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. ...
Lessie Pless Miller Brewer, 97, Gainesville
Lessie Pless Miller Brewer entered the church triumphant on the early morning of December 31, 2012, at the wonderful age of 97. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, Ja ...
Margaret L. Hyatt, 57, Gainesville
Ms. Margaret L. Hyatt, age 57, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, December 31, 2012 as a result of a long battle with Pancreatic Cancer. Her family and friends were by he ...

Jackson

Jerry Lee Scott, Jr.,, 38, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Jerry Lee Scott, Jr., 38, of Jefferson, Ga. who passed away Monday December 31, 2012. Mr. Lee was born in Silver City, New Mexico, a s ...
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
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