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Local Obits for Wed. Dec 17th, 2014

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Sarah Jo 'Jody' Kiley, 86, Winder
Mrs. Sarah Jo "Jody" Kiley age 86, of Winder, Georgia went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, December 17, 2014 after a period of declining health. She was preceded in ...

Forsyth

Edward Charles Barnes, 50, Cumming
Edward Charles Barnes, 50, of Forsyth County, passed away Wednesday, December 17, 2014. Edward was a loving husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed NASCAR and football. He is ...
Marsha Ann Salter, 57, Cumming
Marsha Ann Salter, 57, of Cumming, GA died at her home on December 17, 2014 after a long battle with cancerArrangements are incomplete.Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonalda ...

Gwinnett

Sara L. Jones, 92, Buford
Sara L. Jones, age 92, of Buford, GA, formerly of Climax, GA passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Jones, and son-in-law, Frank ...

Habersham

Viola Tabor Chambers, 96, Gaithersburg, MD formerly of Habersham
Viola Tabor Chambers, 96, Gaithersburg, MDFuneral services for Viola Tabor Chambers, age 96 of Gaithersburg, Maryland and formerly of Habersham County will be held on Sunday, Decem ...

Hall

Eugene R. Neff, 70, Flowery Branch
Mr. Eugene R. Neff, 70, of Flowery Branch died December 17, 2014. Funeral services will be held Saturday December 20, 2014 at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Ward's Funeral Home. The ...
Frankie (Brownie) Smallwood, 89, Gainesville
Frankie (Brownie) Smallwood, 89, of Gainesville, GA went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, December 17, 2014. Born in Gainesville, GA. on September 16, 1925, Mrs. Smallw ...
Joyce Frankum Seabolt, 82, Gillsville
Joyce Frankum Seabolt, 82, of Gillsville, Ga passed away on December 17, 2014. Born in Cleveland Ga., on July 13, 1932, she was the daughter of the late William L. Frankum Sr., and ...
Preston D. Wright, 66, Gainesville
Preston D. Wright, age 66 of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Wright was born October 17, 1948 in La Plata, MD to the ...
Wendell Austin, 77, Gainesville
Wendell Austin age 73 of Gainesville GA passed away on Wednesday. Memorial Services will be held on Monday at Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home at 7pm. Professional Services Ent ...

Jackson

Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Annie Blanche Cartledge Andrews, age 86, of Commerce who passed away on Wednesday December 17th, 2014. She was the daughter of ...
Ollie Mae Lewis, 89, Commerce
Mrs. Ollie Mae Lewis, age 89 of Commerce died Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at Northridge Medical Center. Mrs. Lewis was born in Nicholson to the late, Jesse C. and Ertie Barnett ...

Other

Mrs. Elizabeth Juanita Sumner, age 73 of Ellijay, Georgia passed on Wednesday, December 17th, 2014, at North Georgia Medical Center. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, bo ...
Francis Edward Allen, 86, New York City
Francis Edward Allen, age 86, of New York City, New York, passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2014.Born on August 3, 1928, in New York City, New York, he was a son of the late F ...

Stephens

Howard Lamar Simmons, 83, Toccoa
Mr. Howard Lamar Simmons, age 83 of 1267 Brookhaven Circle, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.A son of the late Rufus ...
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.
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.