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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Sep 17th, 2014

Banks

Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Dwight Bradley Watkins, age 56, of Homer who passed away on September 17th, 2014.Mr. Watkins was the son of Harold and Barbara ( ...
Roy B. Tench, 92, Alto
Roy B. Tench, age 92, Alto, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 following a short illness at his residence. Mr. Tench was born on May 28, 1922 in Cornelia, Georgia ...

Gwinnett

Sara Roach Hutchins, 77, Sugar Hill
Sara Roach Hutchins, age 77, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Hutchins; parents, Raymond and Daisy A ...
Steven Arthur Barco, 48, Buford
Steven Arthur Barco, age 48, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, September 14, 2014 from an automobile accident. He is survived by his wife of two years, Monalisa Davis Barco, Bu ...

Hall

Patricia Brown Turpin, 35, Flowery Branch
Patricia Brown Turpin, 35, of Flowery Branch passed away on September 17, 2014 at her residence following a sudden illness.Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 23, 2 ...

Jackson

Forrest Harold (Bobo) Marsingill, 71, Commerce, formerly of Buford
Forrest Harold "Bobo" Marsingill, age 71, of Commerce, GA, formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 17, 2014.He was preceded in death by his son, Ray An ...

Lumpkin

Dot Lunsford, 80, Suches
Dot Lunsford, age 80, of Suches, GA passed away Tuesday, September 16, 2014.Dot was a lifelong resident of Suches, GA and a homemaker. She had a passion for making jelly and canni ...

Other

Mary Alice Bolthuis, 73, Alpharetta
Mary Alice Bolthuis, 73, of Alpharetta, GA died on September 17, 2014. Born in Fairfield, OH she was the daughter of the late William and Harriet Farinet.Mary was a dedicated, Reg ...

White

Brenda Jane Clark, 75, Sautee Nacoochee
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Brenda Jane Clark, age 75 of Sautee Nacoochee. Brenda passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014 after a lengthy batt ...
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.