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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Sep 21st, 2014

Habersham

Mr. Ervin "Buck" Oliver, age 49, of Alto, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 21, 2014, after an extended battle with cancer.Buck was born in Hall County on Janua ...

Hall

Ernest Reed, 104, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Wednesday September 24, 2014 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Mr. Ernest W. Reed, age 104 of Gainesville. The Rev. Maitland LaFo ...
Evelyn M. Lord, 87, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday September 24, 2014 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Mrs. Evelyn McConnell Lord age 87 of Gainesville. The Rev. James Ha ...
Richard Willis Walley, Sr, 70, Flowery Branch
Mr. Richard Willis Walley, Sr., age 70, of Flowery Branch, passed away Sunday, September 21, 2014. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at the Chapel ...

Jackson

Mr. Michael Nicholas (Bubba) Wilbanks, age 31 of Commerce died Sunday, September 21, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Wilbanks was born in Commerce to Michael and Bre ...

Other

Vladimir Peysakhovich, 85, Atlanta
Vladimir Peysakhovich, age 85 of Atlanta, GA died Sunday, September 21, 2014 following an extended illness. A Graveside Service will be held Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 11:00 AM ...

White

Eloise Ruby Ledford, 83, Cleveland
Eloise Ruby Ledford, age 83 of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, September 21, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. Ledford was born October 2, 1930, in Cleveland to the late Eugene and Ruby P ...
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.