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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Oct 19th, 2013

Forsyth

Dolores Liss Weinbender, age 86, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, October 19, 2013. Dolores was born in Columbus, Nebraska. She was an active member of the Catholic Church of The ...
Katherine Blanos, 91, Johns Creek
Katherine Blanos fell asleep in the Lord on Saturday, October 19, 2013, at her home on 11220 Linbrook Lane in Johns Creek, GA. She was born in Augusta, Georgia to the late James an ...

Habersham

Carolyn Merita Waters, 72, Commerce
Mrs. Carolyn Merita Waters, age 72 of Commerce died Saturday, October 19, 2013 at her residence. Mrs. Waters was born in Royston to the late, Claude and Effie Baker Brookshire. M ...
Colleen Harrison Wheeler, 57, Demorest
Colleen Harrison Wheeler, age 57, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Saturday, October 19, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Mrs. Wheeler was b ...
Floyd Lee Sellers, Jr., 76, Cornelia
Floyd Lee Sellers, Jr., age 76, of Cornelia, lost his battle to cancer on October 19, 2013 at his home with his family by his side.Born on March 20, 1937 in Habersham County, he wa ...

Hall

James G. Humphrey, Sr., 89, Gainesville
Mr. James G. Humphrey, Sr., (Jim) (Paw Paw) passed away October 19, 2013 at the Oaks at Limestone, after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Funeral services are planne ...
Jerry Lee Lance, 65, Gillsville
Jerry Lee Lance, age 65 of Gillsville, passed away Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, GA.Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at ...

Lumpkin

Terry Cornelious Rowe, 72, Dahlonega
Terry Cornelious Rowe, 72 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Saturday, October 19, 2013 after a short illness at his residence. He was originally from Joanna, SC. He was transfe ...

White

Lester M. Hammontree, 94, Cleveland
Lester M. Hammontree, age 94 of Ashburn, GA formerly of Cleveland, GA, passed away Saturday, October 19, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later ...
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