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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 26th, 2014

Forsyth

Austin Michael Kahler, 21, Cumming
ustin Michael Kahler, 21, passed away in Cumming, GA on August 26, 2014. Born on December 9, 1992 in Dallas, Texas, Austin was dearly loved by his family and friends. Austin was a ...
Randle Gaddis, 65, Cumming
Randle Gaddis, age 65 of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014. He was a member of Corinth Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Ruth Gaddis and h ...

Habersham

Weaver O. Byrd, 92, Demorest
Weaver O. Byrd, age 92, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at his residence.Mr. Byrd was born on April 2, 1922 in Franklin, North Carolina; son of the lat ...

Hall

Krista Lynn (Wade) Higgins, 51, Gainesville
Ms. Krista Lynn (Wade) Higgins, age 51, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Agape Hospice House in Winder, Georgia following a courageous battle with c ...
Virginia Barnes Wilson, 81, Clermont
Mrs. Virginia Barnes Wilson, age 81 of Clermont, passed away on Monday, August 25, 2014 at her residence following an extended illness. A celebration of her ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Georgia Arelene Nichols, age 68, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2014.She was born in Webster, Massachusetts, a daugh ...

Lumpkin

Michael D. Daniels, 54, Dahlonega
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Michael Duane Daniels, age 54 of Dahlonega. Mr. Daniels passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014 . Funeral services are ...

Other

"Bob" Jordan, 90, Atlanta
After a long illness "Bob" Jordan passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at his home in Lenbrook. He was born on October 12, 1923 in Detroit, Mic ...

White

William Major (Pop) Payne, 91, Cleveland
Mr. William Major (Pop) Payne, age 91 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Payne was born on September 26, 1922 in Union County to the late To ...
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.