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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Nov 17th, 2014

Forsyth

Barbara JoAnn Elrod, 70, Cumming
Barbara JoAnn Elrod, age 70, born December 28, 1943, has lost her 14 year battle with breast cancer. She was a fighter and fought until November 17, 2014. Barbara was employed at ...
Doris Ellen Shafer, 71, Cumming
Doris Ellen Shafer, 71, of Cumming, passed away Monday, November 17, 2014. Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff and Cheri Shafer, John and Patricia Shafer and man ...
Mary Ann Chulick, 88, Cumming
Mary Ann Chulick, 88, of Cumming, GA died on November 17, 2014. Born in Detroit. MI she was the daughter of the late William and Helen Short. Her beloved husband, Raymond W. Chul ...

Gwinnett

Melanie Reynolds Edmondson, age 52, of Dacula passed away Monday, November 17, 2014. Memorial Services will be held 2:30 pm Sunday, November 23, 2014 at First United Methodist Chu ...
Sara Lovvorn Rush, 76, Buford
Sara Lovvorn Rush, age 76, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, November 17, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Rush; daughter, Jamie Mills and granddaughter, M ...
Wayne C. West, 90, Dacula
Wayne C. West, age 90, of Dacula, GA passed away on Monday, November 17, 2014. He is survived by his wife of sixty-two years, Reva Faye West; children, Doug and Sandy West, Dacula ...

Habersham

Ida Ruth Smith Sosebee, 98, Demorest
Ida Ruth Smith Sosebee, 98, died on November 17, 2014 in Demorest, Georgia. She was born on April 13, 1916. Ruth was the oldest of eight children of May Flowers Woodward Smith an ...

Hall

James Richard Haberle, 70, Gainesville
James Richard Haberle, age 70, of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, November 17, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. No services ...
Murdees Watson Bennett, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Murdees Watson Bennett, 89, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Monday, November 17, 2014. Born on January 12, 1925, in Forsyth County, GA, she was the daughter of the late Erne ...
Virginia Burch, 85, Lula
​ Virginia Burell Burch, 85, of Lula passed away on Monday, November 17, 2014 following a period of declining health. Born in East Point, Ga on July 4, 1929, she was the ...

Lumpkin

Michael Joseph Canfield, 76, Dahlonega
Michael Joseph Canfield, age 76, of Dahlonega, GA, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Saturday November 15, 2014 in the Hospice Unit of Northeast Georgia Medical Ce ...

Other

Johnny Ted Haggard, 60, Danielsville
Mr. Johnny Ted Haggard, age 60, of Danielsville, GA died Monday, November 17, 2014 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Haggard was born in Commerce to the late Sammy and Reese ...

Rabun

Wilda Juanita Atkins, age 50, of Tiger, Georgia, passed away at The Northeast Georgia Medical Center on Monday, November 17, 2014.Mrs. Atkins was born March 16, 1964 in Tiger, Geor ...

Union

Stacy L. 'Doc' Moran, Sr, 55, Blairsville
Mr. Stacy L. "Doc" Moran, Sr., age 55 of Blairsville, passed away on Monday, November 17, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. M ...

White

Charlie Lee Pool, 80, Cleveland
Charlie Lee Pool, age 80, of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at his residence following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, November ...
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
Roger Moore had prouder achievements than playing James Bond
Roger Moore, who played British spy James Bond seven times in the famed film series, had prouder achievements than playing James Bond
Dina Merrill, heiress and actress, dead at 93
Dina Merrill, the rebellious heiress who defied her super-rich parents to become an actress, often portraying stylish wives or "the other woman," has died at age 93
Architect who designed Brenau Downtown Center dies
The architect who designed the Brenau Downtown Center and numerous other buildings throughout north Georgia, N.A. Jacobs, died Saturday.
Former Gainesville City School Board member, community leader dies
Walton Moore, a former Gainesville City School Board chairman and community leader, has died. He was 76.
'Deadwood' actor Powers Boothe dies at 68
Powers Boothe, the character actor known for his villain roles in TV's "Deadwood," and in the film "The Avengers," has died
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73