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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 18th, 2014

Dawson

Linda Roberts, 71, Dawsonville
Linda Roberts, 71, of Dawsonville passed away Friday April 18, 2014 at her residence following an extended illness.Born March 25, 1943 in Hall County to the late Ben and Inez Turne ...

Habersham

Bobbie Nix Whitlock, 99, Demorest
Bobbie Nix Whitlock, age 99, of Demorest, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born on August 12, 1914, in Rabun County, Georgia, she was the daug ...

Hall

R. Randall Brooks, 69, Flowery Branch
Mr. R. Randall Brooks, age 69, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, April 18, 2014 at his residence, surrounded by family. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, April 21, 2 ...
Irene Whelchel Brooks, 93, Gainesville
Irene Whelchel Brooks, May 18, 1920 - April 18, 2014 - Age 93 Irene may be best remembered in North Georgia for her wedding cake catering business. She was very a very talented art ...
Louise Walden Pierce, 77, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 4:00 p.m. Saturday April 19, 2014 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Louise Walden Pierce age 77 of Gainesville. The Rev. Dan Bremmer and ...
William James Carswell, 51, of Gainesville, GA died suddenly Friday morning, April 18, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center with his children by his side. He was born on March ...

Lumpkin

Jackie Garrett, 65, Dahlonega
Mr. Jackie Garrett, age 65, of Dahlonega, GA died Friday, April 18, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.Mr. Garrett was born April 22, 1948 and was a lifelo ...
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