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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 21st, 2013

Dawson

Lanier Pruitt, 58, Dawsonville
Lanier Pruitt, 58, of Dawsonville, GA went to be with the Lord on January 21, 2013. Born in Atlanta, GA he was the son of the late Talmadge and Addie Lee Pruitt. He was also prec ...

Forsyth

David Scott Phillips, 52, Cumming
David Scott Phillips of Cumming, age 52, passed away peacefully at his home on January 21, 2013. Scott was born on November 23, 1960 in Kingsport, TN. He was preceded in death by ...

Gwinnett

Ellie McClendon Forrester, 100, Hoschton
Ellie McClendon Forrester, age 100 of Hoschton, GA and formerly of Decatur died Monday, January 21, 2013. Funeral Service will be held Friday, January 25, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Hamil ...

Habersham

James Cochran, 69, Cornelia
James 'Jimmy' E. Cochran, age 69, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2013, at home surrounded by family and friends followed by an extended illness. ...

Hall

Edna Kate Ward, 82, Lyons, Ga., formerly of Gainesville
Miss Edna Kate Ward, 82 of Lyons, Georgia formerly of Gainesville died Monday January 21, 2013. Born in Dawson County, Miss Ward had lived in Hall County for most of her life. Sh ...
Edwin Butler, 45, Gainesville
Edwin Butler, 45, of Gainesville, Ga., passed away January 21, 2013. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 26, 2013, 1pm, Antioch Baptist Church. Funeral arrangements ha ...
Gus R. Butler, 78, Gainesville
Mr. Gus R. Butler, age 78, of Gainesville passed away Monday, January 21, 2013, at Bell Minor Nursing Home. Funeral Services will be 3:00 p.m., Thursday, January 24, 2013 from the ...
Terry Preston Moore, 69, Gainesville
Mr. Terry Preston Moore age 69 of Gainesville passed away on Monday January 21, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday Jan ...

Jackson

Maureen Lee Garrett, 76, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Maureen Lee Garrett, age 76, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, January 21, 2013. Mrs. Garrett was born in Lula, Georgia, a dau ...

Lumpkin

Joseph William Palmer Jr, 84, Dahlonega
Mr. Joseph William Palmer Jr., age 84, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Monday, January 21, 2013.Joe was born and raised in Gainesville, GA, and spent a number of years in Winder, GA. ...
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