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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 16th, 2014

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Daniel Joseph Curtin, Jr., age 68, of Auburn passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.or ...
Floyd Newman Bennett, 81, Winder
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Floyd Newman Bennett, age 81, of Winder, Georgia, who entered into rest Thursday, October 16, 2014. Mr. Bennett was born in Gainesvill ...

Forsyth

David Brooks, 66, Cumming
David Brooks, age 66, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2014. David was an Aircraft Technician for both Eastern and Northwest Airlines and especially enjoyed hunting. S ...
Ralph Cowart, 86, Atlanta, formerly of Forsyth County
Ralph Cowart, age 86, of Atlanta passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014. A native of Forsyth County, Ralph was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by hi ...

Hall

Alicia Veé Carroll, 63, Murrayville
Alicia Veé Carroll, age 63 of Murrayville, passed away on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are s ...
James William Hoyt Parks Jr, 85, Gainesville
Mr. James William Hoyt Parks Jr. age 85 of Gainesville passed away on October 16, 2014 at his residence following a brief illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday October ...
Joseph Lee Gravitt, 72, Gainesville
Joseph Lee Gravitt, age 72 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are schedule ...
Ray Payton Duncan, 68, Flowery Branch
Ray Payton Duncan, age 68 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral services are scheduled ...
Tara Leigh Gunter, 41, Lula
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Tara Leigh Gunter, age 41, of Lula who passed away on Thursday October 16th, 2014. She was the daughter of Alvin Lowell Gentry a ...

Lumpkin

Wards Funeral Home announces the death of Linda Paulette Buffington of Dahlonega. Services will be announced by Wards Funeral Home,758 Main Street, Gainesville.

Stephens

Aubrey Chester King, 80, Toccoa
Mr. Aubrey Chester King, age 80, of 363 Dragonfly Cove, Toccoa, GA, passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014 at the Stephens County Hospital. Son of the late Ernest and Louise King, ...
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