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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Apr 22nd, 2014

Forsyth

Junie Phillips Fagan, 91, Cumming
Junie Phillips Fagan, age 91 of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014. She was a member of Brookwood Baptist Church. Junie was born and raised in Old Milton County, now Fult ...

Hall

Mark B. Ruis, 51, Gainesville
Mr. Mark B. Ruis, age 51, of Gainesville passed away to Heaven Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, following an extended illness. Funeral Services will be ...
Mary Juanita Highsmith Lawson Ewing, lovingly known as "Other-Mama", age 90, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Ce ...
Thelma Mae Tumlin, 91, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday April 25, 2014 in Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Thelma Mae Tumlin, 91, of Gainesville. The Rev. Lamar Purcell will officiate. ...

Jackson

Donnie Ray Taylor, 58, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Donnie Ray Taylor, age 58, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.Mr. Taylor was born in Atlanta, Georgia a ...

Lumpkin

Chester Arthur Crowell, Jr. passed away at the age of 93, on April 22, 2014, at his home in Dahlonega, Georgia following a battle with cancer. Mr. Crowell was born and rai ...

White

James Edward Walker, 62, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. James Edward Walker, age 62 of Cleveland. Mr. Walker passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014.Funeral services are schedul ...
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.