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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jan 22nd, 2014

Dawson

Paul F. Helton, 79, Dawsonville
Paul F. Helton, 79, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday January 22, 2014 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a sudden illness.Born November 24, 1934 to the late J. W. and Mary ...

Habersham

Robert L. Farmer, 75, Cornelia
Robert L. Farmer, age 75 of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2014. Born in White County on April 25, 1938, he was a son of the late Robert A. Farmer and Mae Belle Soseb ...

Hall

Carroll Jean Herington, 94, Gainesville
Carroll Jean Herington, age 94, of Gainesville formerly of Stone Mountain, passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at New Horizon Limestone following an extended ill ...
Corine Jackson Lott, 64, Gainesville
Corine Jackson Lott, age 64 of Gainesville, Ga. died January 22, 2014. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at New Salem Baptist Church at 12 noon. Professional Services are e ...
Glynda Presley McCommon, 67, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm on Friday January 24, 2014 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel, for Ms. Glynda Presley McCommon, 67, of Gainesville. Rev. Lamar Purcell, Rev. Darry ...
James S. (Jim) Cornett, Jr, 45, Gainesville
Mr. James S. (Jim) Cornett, Jr., age 45, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2014. A Celebration of Life service is scheduled for 2:00 pm Sunday, January 26, ...
Sherry Timms Smith, 60, Sugar Hill
Sherry Timms Smith, age 60, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Buren and Grace Westbrooks Timms; sister, Sandra ...

Jackson

Arie Ann Bryant, 50, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Arie Ann Bryant, 50, of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away Wednesday January 22, 2014.Mrs. Bryant was born in Louisville, Kentucky a ...
Fabian Johnny Worley, 51, Commerce
Fabian Johnny Worley, 51, passed away on January 22, 2014. Mr. Worley was born and resided in Commerce, GA. He was the son of the late James and Gladys Worley. He was an avid car e ...
Ronald Boyer, 76, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Ronald Boyer, 76, of Jefferson, Ga. who passed away Wednesday January 22, 2014. ...

Lumpkin

Ellen Altois Allman, 63, Dahlonega
Ellen Altois Allman, age 63, died Wednesday, January 22, 2014, in Camden, SC.Ellen was born in Michigan, raised her children in Dahlonega, GA, and had lived in Camden, SC since 199 ...

White

George Urwin Metcalf Jr., 83, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. George Urwin Metcalf Jr, age 83 of Cleveland. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00pm, Saturday, January 25, 2014 ...
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