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Local Obits for Wed. Dec 31st, 2014

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Jimmy Jackson Conley, 79, Winder
Jimmy Jackson Conley, age 79, of Winder passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. P ...

Dawson

Steven Lewis, 48, Dawsonville
Steven "Steve" Lewis, 48, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday December 31, 2014 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a short illness.Born February 12, 1966 in Ft. Ben ...

Gwinnett

Melinda Anne Freeman Stancel, age 56 of Grayson, GA died Tuesday, December 30, 2014 after an extended illness.Funeral service will be held Friday, January 2, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Ham ...

Habersham

Rachel Mae Wood Franklin, 76, Mt. Airy
Funeral services for Rachel Mae Wood Franklin, age 76, of Mt. Airy will be held on Friday, January 2, 2015 at 11:00 AM from the Antioch Baptist Church. Rev. Walter Singletary, Rev. ...

Hall

Betty Ann Wilson, 87, Murrayville
Betty Ann Wilson, 87, of Murrayville, GA., passed away December 31, 2014 following an extended illness. Born on October 15, 1927 in Columbus, GA., she was the daughter of the late ...
Betty Wilson, 87, Murrayville
Betty Wilson, 87, of Murrayville passed away on Wednesday, December 31, 2014.Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 3, 2015 in the chapel of Little & D ...
John B. (J.B.) Shope Jr., 90, Gainesville
Mr. John B. (J.B.) Shope, age 90, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Sunday, Janua ...

Jackson

Flora Heck Hoysradt, 92, Hoschton
Flora Heck Hoysradt, age 92, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 7 ...

Stephens

Mrs. Jimmie Westmoreland Davis, age 88 of 659 Whispering Pines Road, Toccoa, GA, passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at the Habersham Medical Center in Demorest, GA. A daughte ...
Rosie Lee Freeman Ash, 86, Toccoa
Mrs. Rosie Lee Freeman Ash, age 86 of 197 Fern Point Drive, Apt, 206, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at Gateway Health and Rehab in Cleveland, Georgia.A d ...
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