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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 14th, 2013

Banks

Mrs. Sarah "Nanny Ruth" Garrison Healan age 83 of Gillsville passed away on Monday October 14, 2013 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral se ...

Barrow

Mary Jane Harrison McDaniel Toole, 90, Winder GA, formerly of Buford, GA passed away Monday, October 14, 2013. She was preceded in death by children, Billy McDaniel, Bobby Lee McD ...

Dawson

William O. "Bill" Burnham, 96, Dawsonville
William O. "Bill" Burnham, 96, of Dawsonville passed away Monday October 14, 2013 at his residence following a period of declining health.Born March 10, 1917 in Douglasvi ...

Forsyth

Randall Luther Stephens, 78, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, October 14, 2013. He was preceded in death by parents Luther and Flay Poole Stephens, brother, Harold Stephens, C ...

Gwinnett

Larry Dean Cross, 70, Buford
Larry Dean Cross, age 70 of Buford, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, October 14, 2013. A Home going Service will be held at 1 PM on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at Ham ...

Habersham

Albert F. 'Whitey' Drost, 82, Clarkesville
Albert F. "Whitey" Drost, age 82, of Clarkesville, Georgia and Haines City, Florida passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2013. Mr. Drost was born on March 16, 1931, in Spri ...

Hall

Jesus Gonzalez, 34, Ganesville
Mr. Jesus Gonzalez age 34 of Gainesville passed away on Monday October 14, 2013 in Augusta, Ga from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services are scheduled for ...
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
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.
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.