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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Mar 26th, 2014

Gwinnett

Gilbert Lee Smith Jr., 88, Buford
Gilbert Lee Smith Jr., age 88 of Buford, GA, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014 after an extended illness. Mr. Smith has been cremated and there are no formal services planned at this ...

Habersham

Douglas C. Davidson, 90, Turnerville
Douglas Carter Davidson, age 90, of Turnerville, passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014.Born on May 7, 1923 in Turnerville, Georgia, he was a son of the late Dolph Columbus Davidson ...

Hall

Edna Ruth Parrott Talton, 94, Gainesville
Edna Ruth Parrott Talton, age 94 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at New Horizon's Limestone Nursing Home following an extended illness. Fun ...
Lou Ella Wood, 95, Gainesville
Lou Ella Wood, age 95, of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral se ...
Richard Worthy Tidwell, 74, Murrayville
Richard Worthy Tidwell, age 74 of Murrayville, passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Fune ...

Lumpkin

Charlie L. Grizzle, 83, Dahlonega
Charlie L. Grizzle, age 83, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA following a period of declining health.C ...

Other

Shirley Ann Boswell Lord, 71, of Hull passed away March 26, 2014. Ms. Shirley was a native of Jackson County. She was the daughter of the late Clyde and Florence Boswell. She was m ...

White

Peggy Ann Abernathy, 48, Helen
Mrs. Peggy Ann Abernathy, age 48 of Helen passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2014. She was born in Habersham County to Vernon and Helen Lovell Farmer on December 10, 1965. Mrs. Abernat ...
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.