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Local Obits for Wed. Nov 19th, 2014

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John William Bryant, 95, Gillsville
Mr. John William Bryant, age 95, formerly of Chamblee, GA, died Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at his residence in Gillsville, GA. A Memorial Service is s ...
Owen Stanley Martin, age 70, of Alto, GA, passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Mr. Martin was born February 17, 1944, in Hall County to the late Vernon and Bernice Martin. He ...

Barrow

Harold W. Cheek, 64, Auburn
Harold W. Cheek, age 64, of Auburn, GA passed away on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. He was preceded in death by his mother, Montine Patrick Smith; grandparents, Allen and Alene Pa ...

Forsyth

Anita Sweet, 53, Cumming
Anita Sweet, age 53, passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at her residence in Cumming. Anita was a loving wife and mother who loved "Gone With the Wind" and the &quo ...
Gheorghe Saijin, 29, Cumming
Gheorghe Saijin, age 29, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Gheorghe was born September 19, 1985 in Moldova and has lived in Cumming for the past two ye ...
Josefa Stockl, 96, Cumming
Josefa Stockl, age 96, was born March 10th, 1918. She passed away on November 19th, 2014.She was survived by her daughter, Maggie Swafford of Cumming GA; son, Walter and Becky Sto ...
Vee Jay Cox, 69, Cumming
Vee Jay Cox, 69, of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Vee Jay owned and operated Cox and Son Auto Service in Fayetteville, N.C. for over 20 years. Before that, he ...

Gwinnett

Melvin O. Lewallen, 83, Buford
Mr. Melvin O. Lewallen, age 83, of Buford, formerly of Lula, passed away on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness. Private Family G ...

Hall

Paul Walter Daniels,, 92, Gainesville
Paul Walter Daniels, 92, of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Paul was a wonderful, loving father. He has a twin sister Pauline. He is preceded in death by hi ...

Other

Mary Ellen Kurtz, 86, Athens
Mary Ellen Kurtz, age 86, of Athens passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.o ...
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