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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Nov 24th, 2014

Banks

Melvin Kimbrell, 60, Lula
Melvin Kimbrell, age 60 of Lula, passed away Monday, November 24, 2014, at his residence. Born in Demorest on November 12, 1954, Melvin was the son of Kathryn Yarber Hix of Alto an ...

Habersham

Ann Jones Cathey, 58, Alto
Ann Jones Cathey, age 58, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Monday, November 24, 2014 following an extended illness.Mrs. Cathey was born on August, 17 1956 in Demorest, Georgia. She ...
Rev. Alvin L. Oakes, Sr., 86, Demorest
Rev. Alvin L. Oakes, Sr., age 86 of Demorest, passed away on Monday, November 24, 2014 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Jonesboro, Georgia on June 13, 1928, he was a ...

Hall

Barbara Harris Harper, 85, Gainesville
Barbara Harris Harper, 85, of Gainesville, GA passed away on November 24, 2014 following a period of declining health. Born in Alliance OH, on September 11, 1929, she was the daugh ...
Brandy Leigh Shuman, 27, Gainesville
Brandy Leigh Shuman, 27, of Gainesville passed away on Monday, November 24, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile accident.Funeral ...
Dumas Ladd, 89, Clermont
Funeral services for, Dumas Ladd age 89 of Clermont, will be held at 2:00 p.m Wednesday November 26, 2014 in Concord Baptist Church.Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mr. La ...
Harry D. Scroggs, 96, Oakwood
Mr. Harry D. Scroggs, age 96, of Oakwood passed away Monday, November 24, 2014 at The Oaks at Limestone.Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 29, 2014 in the Chap ...
Reathel Lois Long Symer, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Reathel Lois Long Swymer, age 85 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at Pruitt Health Center in Decatur, Georgia following an extended illness.Funeral ser ...
Ruby Jane Grizzle, 80, Clermont
Mrs. Ruby Jane Grizzle, 80 of Clermont died Monday November 24, 2014 at her residence.Born in Fulton County, Mrs. Grizzle had lived in Hall County for most of her life. She was the ...

Jackson

William Douglas Pugh, 88, Commerce
William Douglas Pugh (88), Commerce, entered into rest on November 24, 2014. Born in Buford, Georgia on July 2, 1926; he was the son of the late William Wesley Pugh and the late Eu ...

Other

Angela Denise Earley Newton, 59, Jasper, formerly of Alpharetta
Angela Denise Earley Newton, 59, of Jasper, formerly of Alpharetta, passed away Monday, November 24th, 2014. Memorial Services will be held, Friday, November 28th at 5:00 pm at Fo ...
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