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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Feb 21st, 2014

Forsyth

Kenneth Lee Jones, 59, Cumming
"Dog" Kenneth Lee Jones, age 59 of Cumming, passed away Friday, February 21, 2014. "Dog" was the most amazing man on the face of this earth. He was loving, cari ...
Maurice Stephen Moore, 52, Cumming
Maurice Stephen Moore, passed away Friday, February 21, 2014. Born November 6, 1961, Berlin, Germany. Steve was an "Army Brat", moving all around the world. He moved t ...

Hall

Ellis Cantrell, 75, Gainesville
On Friday, February 21, 2014, Ellis Cantrell slipped away quietly to reunite with loved ones who had gone on before him. Ellis was born to the late Virgil and Irene Cantrell in Cl ...
John Issac Moses, 82, Buford
John Issac Moses, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, February 21, 2014. He is survived by his wife of thirty-seven years, Shirley Calhoun Moses, Buford, GA; children, Mel ...
Larry C. Pitts, 64, Gainesville
Mr. Larry C. Pitts, 64, of Gainesville, GA left to meet his creator and his savior, Jesus Christ after a strong and courageous battle with cancer on February 21, 2014. Mr. Pitts w ...
Myrtice Roberts Cain, 88, Chestnut Mountain
Myrtice Roberts Cain, age 88 of Chestnut Mountain, GA, passed away on Friday, February 21, 2014 at home following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held on ...
Rabon Gee Carder, 77, Gainesville
Mr. Rabon Gee Carder, 77 of Gainesville died Friday February 21, 2014. A life long resident of Hall County, Mr. Carder was the son of the late Carey Leco and Eula Mae Tapp Carder. ...

Jackson

William Wayne Adams, 74, Nicholson
Mr. William Wayne Adams, age 74 of Nicholson died Friday, February, 21, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Adams was born in Fulton County to the late, Johnnie Mell and Julia Love Moore A ...

Other

Sheila C. Knight, 55, Ball Ground
Sheila C. Knight, age 55 of Ball Ground, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who liked to have a good time in life. She was prece ...
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