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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Dec 16th, 2014

Banks

Mrs. Wilma Lynette Blackwell, age 94 of Homer died Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. Blackwell was born in Maysville to the late, Clyde Preston and Ada Lee Mullin ...

Barrow

Robert 'Bobby' Day, 74, Auburn
Mr. Robert "Bobby" Day, age 74, of Auburn, Georgia died December 16, 2014. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, he was the son of the late Roy N. and Rebecca Dukehart Day. M ...

Forsyth

Ruby Ethel Martin, 97, Cumming
Ruby Ethel Martin, 97, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2014. Ruby was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church in Cumming. She is preceded in death by her husband, Re ...

Gwinnett

Mike Latimer, 57, Buford
Mike Latimer, age 57, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, December 16, 2014. He is survived by his girlfriend, Adria Savage, Buford, GA; children, Alana Latimer, Gainesville, GA ...

Hall

Doris Jeanne Darnell Kerley, age 88, of Alto, passed away on December 16, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born on December 12, 1926, in Hall County, Georgia, she was the d ...
Kataleene Nix, 91, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 11 a..m. Friday at Northlake Baptist Church for Kataleene Nix of Gainesville. Rev. Danny Jones, Rev. Bill King and Rev. Tony Smith will officiate ...
Matthew Scott Thompson, 21, Gainesville
Matthew Scott Thompson, age 21 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at Northridge Hospital following an extended illness. Funeral services are sched ...
Minnie (Penny) Pethel Hix, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Minnie (Penny) Pethel Hix, age 87, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2014. Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Thursday, December 18, 201 ...

Lumpkin

Dave William Belflower, 90, Dahlonega
Mr. Dave William Belflower, age 90, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Tuesday December 16, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family.Dave was born in Dustin, Oklahoma January 1, ...
Mrs. Nellie Lois Holloway Eaton, age 79, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away, Tuesday, December 16, 2014.She was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County and a member of Damascus Baptist Ch ...
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