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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 14th, 2015

Forsyth

Lori Michelle Angel Duffy age 41 of Toccoa passed away Wednesday 10/14/2015. Mrs. Duffy was born July 27, 1974 in Lawrenceville to Charles Angel and the late Betty Sue Vaughn An ...
Harold G. Hardin, Sr, 91, Cumming
Harold G. Hardin, Sr., 91, of Cumming passed away Wednesday October 14, 2015 at Gracemont Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born January 2, 1924 in Atlanta ...

Habersham

John Calvin Adams, 85, Clarkesville
Funeral services for John Calvin Adams, age 85, of Clarkesville, will be held on Friday, October 16, 2015 at 11:00 am from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Russ Barker, Rev. ...
Edith Thomas, 77, Demorest
  Edith Thomas, age 77 of Demorest, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Born in Habersham County on April 1, 1938, she was a daughter of the late James Monroe Thoma ...

Hall

Betty J. Turk Anglin, 81, Gainesville
  Betty J. Turk Anglin March 23, 1934 ~ October 14, 2015 “Mama Betty” as she was known to so many, sang her way peacefully into Heaven on Wednesday, O ...
Donnie Roberts Gwaltney, 89, Gainesville
               Donnie Roberts Gwaltney, 89, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at North ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Ola Belle Gilleland Palmer, lovingly known as “Nannie”, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at her home following a period of declining health. Mrs. Palmer ...
“Coach Jeff”, Jeffery David Sharp, died in hospice care in the early hours of October 14th after a long and extended illness surrounded by his loving family. Jeff was 6 ...

Other

Anthony Quinn Lofton, 50, Howardville, MO
 Anthony Quinn Lofton, age 50, Howardville, MO, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton, GA following a short fight with ...

Stephens

Evelie Dover Waldrup, 76, Toccoa
Mrs. Evelie Dover Waldrup, age 76 of 40 Busha Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at her residence.   A daughter of the late James Kinard 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