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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 25th, 2014

Banks

Samuel E. Pressley, 72, Maysville
Samuel E. Pressley, 72, of Maysville, died Friday July 25, 2014. Little & Davenport Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.​

Forsyth

Donald Webster Martin, 75, Cumming
Donald Webster Martin, 75, of Cumming, GA died on July 25, 2014 at Embracing Hospice House. Born in Atlanta, GA he was the son of the late Buell and Edith Martin.A long-time resid ...
Edith Sosebee Wright, 97, Cumming
Edith Sosebee Wright, age 97,a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014. Edith was born April 24, 1917, the second child of Arthur and Beulah Wallis S ...
Ruby G Nelson, 85, Cumming
Ruby G Nelson, age 85 of Cumming, passed away Friday July 25th 2014. She is preceded in death by Great Granddaughter Cheyenne Heard. Survivors include her daughter, Brenda Heard of ...

Gwinnett

Christine Meredith Budde, 44, Sugar Hill
Christine Meredith Budde, 44, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 at her residence.A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at the Chur ...
Lara L. Fink, 59, Buford
Lara L. Fink, age 59, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, July 25, 2014. She is survived by her husband of forty-one years, David T. Fink; daughter, Jenny Lynn Rodriguez, Auburn, ...
Meredith "Billie" Turner Smith is at peace and rejoicing with her Lord and Savior as of July 25, 2014. Billie was born in LaGrange, Georgia on February 23, 1917 to Willia ...

Hall

John Richard Pittman, 67, Gainesville
John R. Pittman was born May 22, 1947, in Gainesville, Georgia to the late Ralph and Inez Pittman. Johnny went to his heavenly home on July 25, 2014, with his family by his side a ...
William Taft Sargent, Jr., 65, Gainsville
Mr. William Taft Sargent, Jr. 65 of Gainesville died Friday July 25, 2014 at his residence.A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Sargent was the son of the late William Taft, Sr. ...

Jackson

Phillip Marion Howard, 60, Jefferson
Phillip Marion Howard , age 60, of Jefferson passed away Friday, July 25, 2014. Phillip enjoyed camping and had a passion for cars. He was a devoted husband, father, brother and ...

Stephens

Mrs. Doris Caroldene Adkins "Carol" Wade, age 66 of Toccoa, GA, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 at the Pruitt Health Care of Toccoa. A daughter of the late John William ...
Jessie Isbell Holland, 86, Toccoa
Mrs. Jessie Isbell Holland, age 86, of 269 Hospital Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 at The Cottages at Brushy Creek in Greer, South Carolina.A daughter of ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Patricia Gail Alexander Brown, age 65 of Toccoa, formerly of Cleveland.Mrs. Brown passed away Friday, July 25, 2014. ...

White

Roy Collins, 79, Cleveland
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday July 28, 2014 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Roy Collins, age 79 of Clevleland.The Rev. Lamar Purcell and Rev. Lamar Ask ...
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