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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Sep 28th, 2014

Gwinnett

Bill Greene II, 51, Dacula
Bill Greene, II, age 51 of Dacula, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. He is survived by his children, Dara Greene, Dacula, GA, and Travis Greene, Auburn, GA; son-in-law, ...

Habersham

Anthony Richard "Tony" Vanore, age 67 of Alto, passed away Sunday, September 28, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Patterson, New Jersey on June 19, 19 ...
Nancy Ann Canup Hamilton, 71, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Nancy Ann Canup Hamilton, age 71, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from the Providence Baptist Church. Rev. Kenneth McEnt ...

Hall

Frank James Watson, 91, Oakwood
Mr. Frank James Watson, age 91 of Oakwood, passed away on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are schedule ...
Howard Gilstrap, 93, Clermont
Mr. Howard Gilstrap, age 93, of Clermont passed away on September 28, 2014 at his residence surrounded by family.Funeral services will be Tuesday September 30 at 11:00am at the Cha ...
Jirdon D. Calvery, 81, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jirdon D. Calvery, age 81, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Sunday, September 28, 2014.He was preceded in death by his son, Curtis Calvery. He is survived by his wife of t ...
P. Martin Ellard, 87, Gainesville
P. Martin Ellard passed away Sunday, September 28th, 2014. He was 87.Born in Cornelia, Georgia, He moved to Gainesville where he started an accounting firm in 1953.Ellard Associat ...
Samuel (Sam) William Simpson, 90, Gainesville
(Ret. Capt. USN) Samuel (Sam) William Simpson, age 90, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, September 28, 2014.Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, Octobe ...
Sylvia Ann Stuker, 83, Murrayville
Sylvia Stuker, 80, of Murrayville passed away Sunday September 28, 2014. She is survived by her husband David, her sons and their wives Paul and Jodi, Jeremy and Jennifer, and her ...

Jackson

Robert L. Allison, 77, Hoschton
Robert L. Allison, age 77 of Hoschton, GA, died Sunday, September 28, 2014 after an extended illness.Mr. Allison has been cremated and a memorial service will be held Wednesday, Oc ...

Lumpkin

Addie C. West Smith, 81, Dahlonega
Addie C. West Smith, age 81, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away Sunday, September 28, 2014.She was born and raised in Canton, NC, and had spent the past 25 years in Lumpkin County. ...
Bertha Allen, 76, Dahlonega
Mrs. Bertha Allen age 76 of Dahlonega passed away on September 28, 2014 at her home. Ms. Allen was a Lumpkin County resident since 2002 and previously from Alpharetta, GA and Maryl ...

White

Ruby Lee Nix, 97, Cleveland
Mrs. Ruby Lee Nix age 97 of Cleveland passed away Sunday September 28, 2014 at Northeast Ga Medical Center. Mrs. Nix was born in Dahlonega, Georgia the daughter of the late Millard ...
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
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