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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. May 4th, 2014

Dawson

Maggie L. Cranford, 99, Dawsonville
Miss Maggie L. Cranford, age 99, of Dawsonville, passed away on Sunday, May 4, 2014. She is the oldest member of Lebanon Baptist Church. Maggie was preceded in death by her parents ...

Forsyth

Christine F. Bowman, 88, Cumming
Christine F. Bowman, age 88, of Cumming, GA passed away Sunday, May 4, 2014. Born March 26, 1926 in Mooresville, NC, Chris had lived in Cumming since 2007, moving here from Orland ...
Deborah Ann (Nee) Donohue passed May 4th, 2014 a the age of 56. Debbie was born on February 14,1958, in Boston, MA. She was predeceased by her loving parents Gladys (Wilfong) and ...
Willie Paul McClain, Jr., age 83 of Cumming, passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014. He was a member of Cumming Baptist Church and retired from Lockheed. Paul was a loving husband, fat ...

Hall

Grace Nell Pepper Roberts, 80, Gillsville
Grace Nell Pepper Roberts, 80, of Gillsville passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday May 4, 2014 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held Wednes ...
Patricia Jewell Prince, 84, Gainesville
Patricia Ann Jewell Prince, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, died Sunday, May 4 at home after a valiant battle against cancer, surrounded by her family. Sh ...
Patricia Julia Howorth, 86, Gainesville
Patricia Julia Howorth, 86, of Gainesville, Ga. passed away Sunday May 4, 2014. She was born in Teaneck, New Jersey.Along with working in the Insurance industry with her husband Ja ...
Violet Suggs Autry, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Violet Suggs Autry, age 87, of Gainesville, passed away May 4, 2014, at her residence following an extended illness.Mrs. Autry was born November 24, 1926 in Gainesville, GA. M ...

Jackson

Barbara Treadwell Heenan, 74, Jefferson
Barbara Treadwell Heenan passed to the Lord Sunday May 4, 2014. Barbara "Bobbi" Heenan was born September 25, 1939 in Ocala, Florida to Oris and Jobe Treadwell. Bobbi was ...
Mr. Robert "Bob" Talmadge Love, age 82 of Commerce died May 3, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Love was born in Commerce to the late, Elbert Barney Love, Sr. and Beluah Snipe ...

Lumpkin

Frances Barrett, 72, Dahlonega
Mrs. Frances Barrett, age 72, of Dahlonega, GA died Sunday, May 4, 2014 following an extended illness.Frances was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County and a member of Philippi Bap ...
Homer Lemley, 80, Dahlonega
Mr. Homer Lemley, age 80, of Dahlonega, GA died Sunday, May 4, 2014 at Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega.Homer was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County where he retired fro ...
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.