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Local Obits for Mon. Oct 12th, 2015

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Carolyn Ann Auville, 53, Winder
Carolyn Ann Auville, age 53, of Winder passed away Monday, October 12, 2015.  Carolyn was a loving wife, mother, grandmother,daughter and sister.  Survivors include her h ...

Forsyth

Enrico F. (Rick) Festa, 86, Cumming
Enrico F. (Rick) Festa of Cumming, GA died on October 12, 2015 at the age of 86.  Rick was born in Elizabeth, NJ son of Felix and Carmella Festa.  Rick served in the US A ...
Maryanne Shannon Morgan, 63, of Cumming, GA, passed away Monday, October 12, 2015. She was a loving mother, faithful friend and avid equestrian. She loved gardening and animals. ...

Habersham

Ricky Neal Jones, 59, Baldwin
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Rev. Ricky Neal Jones, age 59 of Baldwin. Rev. Jones passed away Sunday, October 11, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled ...

Hall

Isiah Wise, 88, Gainesville
On December 22, 1926, Mr. Isiah Wise was born to the late, Mr. and Mrs. Otis(Mary Dunn) Wise in Habersham County, Georgia.  On October 12, 2015, Mr. Wise stepped into eternal ...
Linda Faye Connolly Bailey, 66, Gainesville
Linda Faye Connolly Bailey, 66, of Gainesville passed away on Monday, October 12, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial Services will ...
Betty Loggins Grizzle, 77, Fairburn, Ohio formerly of Gainesville
  Betty Loggins Grizzle, 77, of Fairborn, Ohio, formerly of Gainesville, Ga., passed away, Monday, October 12, 2015, at her home following a period of declining health.&n ...
Felecie C. Miller, 94, Gainesville
Felecie C. Miller, 94,passed away on Monday, October 12, 2015. Born on August 23, 1921,  in Patterson, LA. she was a resident of New Iberia, LA., and she had lived in ...
Isiah Wise, 88, Gainesville
Isiah Wise, age 88, of Gainesville, Ga. passed away on Monday. Memorial Services will be held on Friday at First Baptist Church at 11am.  Funeral Services have been entrusted ...

Jackson

Linda Elaine Baxter, 64, Commerce
  Mrs. Linda Elaine Baxter, age 64, of Commerce, GA died Monday, October 12, 2015 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Baxter was born in Commerce to the late Omer Le ...
Nancy Janet Harber Hicks, 89, Commerce
Nancy Janet Harber Hicks passed away peacefully at home on October 12, 2015 after a lengthy illness. Janet was born on June 29, 1926, near Commerce, GA to James Jasper and Drucilla ...

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James Otis Crocker, Greenville
James Otis Crocker, 88, of Greenville, widower of Patricia “Patsy” Berry Crocker, died Monday, October 12, 2015. Born in Habersham County, GA, he was a son of the la ...

Stephens

Ruth Kennedy Bowen, 80, Toccoa
Mrs. Ruth Kennedy Bowen, age 80, formerly of Briarwood Drive, Toccoa passed away Sunday, October 11, 2015 at Brookdale Assisted Living in Hartwell, Georgia.   A daughter ...
Albert James Morrow, 93, Toccoa
Mr. Albert James Morrow, age 93 of 4870 Talmadge Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, October 11, 2015 at Athens Regional Medical Center. A son of the late John Nelson and ...
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
Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69
Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom, has died at age 69