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Annie Christine Worley, 89, Bethlehem
Annie Christine Worley, age 89 of Bethlehem, GA, died Thursday August 28, 2014 after an extended illness. Graveside service will be held Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 3:00 PM at Ham ...

Dawson

Carolyn Bennett Hammond, 70, Dawsonville
Carolyn Bennett Hammond, age 70 of Dawsonville, passed away Thursday, August 28, 2014. Mrs. Hammond was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her daugh ...

Forsyth

Steven Jeffrey Michael Anthony, 70, of Cumming, GA passed away, peacefully, with his family by his side on August 28, 2014. Born in New York City, he was the son of the late Eugen ...

Habersham

Hazel Irene Haney Dean, 88, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Hazel Irene Haney Dean, age 88, of Clarkesville will be held on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 11:00 AM from Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Bobby Gastley of ...

Hall

David Ellis, 60, Gainesville
David Ellis, age 60, died in the arms of his loving wife Renee' on Aug. 28th 2014, after a brave fight with NSCLC cancer. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm S ...

Jackson

Carl Pratt Grizzle, 81, Braselton
Carl Pratt Grizzle, age 81 of Braselton, passed away on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness. The family will have a private memoria ...

Stephens

John Daniel Bray, 59, Toccoa
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces the passing of John Daniel Bray, age 59, of Toccoa who passed away on August 28th, 2014. He was the son of the late David Lewis Bray Sr. and ...
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.