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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Feb 23rd, 2013

Banks

Ivie Funeral Home announces services for James Aubrey Kitchens 55 of Homer who died Feb. 23, 2013. Survivors include a brother Tim Kitchens of Homer, one niece 3 Aunts, 2 Uncles a ...
Kathleen Saamples Lewallen, age 96, of Homer, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2013. Having been a lifelong residence of Banks County, Kathleen was born on February 7 ...

Dawson

Jason Harben, 36, Dawsonville
Jason Harben, 36, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday February 23, 2013 at Embracing Hospice following a short illness. Born August 31, 1976, he was a lifelong resident of Dawson C ...

Forsyth

Adele Gilda Simerly, 55, Cumming
Adele Gilda Simerly, 55 of Cumming, GA passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013 at her residence with her family by her side. Adele was a loving wife and mother who loved homeschool ...
James E. (Jim) Rogers, 60, Cumming
James E. (Jim) Rogers, age 60 , of Cumming, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and extraordinary man and a friend to anyone he me ...

Habersham

Evelyn Brown Church, 90, Clarkesville
Evelyn Brown Church, age 90, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2013, in Greenville, South Carolina. Evelyn was born in Clermont Georgia on September 22 ...

Hall

Drew Wilson, 48, Gainesville
Drew was born and grew up in Gainesville, Georgia. He was married in 1990, and settled his family here. He attended Emory University at Oxford followed by the University of Georgia ...
John L. Nunn, 68, Gainesville
Mr. John L. Nunn, age 68, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Funeral Services will be 7:00 p.m., Monday, February 25, 2013 f ...
Kenneth Kermit Kriston, 66, Gainesville
Mr. Kenneth Kermit Kriston, 66 of Gainesville died Saturday February 23, 2013 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Kriston was born in Polk County, Florida and had lived in ...

Jackson

Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Janie Lynn Wilson Garrett, 41, of Commerce who passed away on Saturday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born ...
Rena Powers Crow, 101, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Rena Powers Crow, age 101 of Jefferson, Georgia. Mrs. Crow was born in Franklin County Georgia, was a member of First Baptist Church ...

White

Elizabeth Juanita Abernathy, 91, Robertstown
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Miss Elizabeth Juanita Abernathy, age 91, of Robertstown. Miss Abernathy passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013. Funeral ...
Mr. Leonard (Bud) Wesley Davis age 67 of Cleveland passed away Saturday February 23, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Davis was born in Lumpkin County the ...
Leonard W. Davis, 67, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home announces the death of Leonard W. Davis age 67 of Cleveland.Mr. Davis passed away February 23, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness.Arrangements ...
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