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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 5th, 2015

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   James Edward “Ed” Cates of Auburn, Georgia, loving Son, Brother, Nephew, Cousin and Friend was born July 11, 1958 in Moultrie, Georgia and entered into God ...

Dawson

Henry Willis Byrd, 91, Dawsonville
Henry Willis Byrd, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Monday October 5, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born June 10, 1924 in Dawson ...

Forsyth

  Christopher Wayne Renfrow, age 30, of Cumming passed away Monday, October 5, 2015. Chris was a native of Bloomington, IL and spent most of his life in Winter Haven Florid ...

Habersham

Annette Roberts Carey,, 68, Cornelia
Annette Roberts Carey, age 68, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on October 5, 2015  . Mrs. Carey was born on December 8, 1947, in Tallahassee, Florida to the late Kenneth ...

Hall

Bobbie Jean Gilmer, 83, Murrayville
Mrs. Bobbie Jean Gilmer, age 83, of Murrayville passed away Monday, October 05, 2015 at Gold City Convalescent Center following a period of declining health. A native of Douglas ...
Ralph T. McCrary, 74, Gainesville
            Mr. Ralph Thompson McCrary, age 74 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, October 5, 2015 in Panama City, Florida ...
Patricia Woodall Shelton, 70, Gainesville
Ms. Patricia Woodall Shelton, age 70, of Gainesville passed away Monday, October 5, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Funeral Services will be 12:00 p.m., Thursday ...
James E Summerour, 79, Gainesville
James E Summerour, age 79 of Gainesville, Ga passed away October, 5 2015. Funeral Services entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 

Jackson

Joyce Nell Kent, 77, Jefferson
Ms. Joyce Nell Kent, age 77, of Jefferson, GA died Monday, October 5, 2015 at her residence.  Ms. Kent was born in Commerce to the late Andrew and Annie Bell Archer Jackson.&n ...
Carole Ann Fleck Miavitz, 71, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Carole Ann Fleck Miavitz, age 71, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, October 5, 2015. Mrs. Miavitz was born in Cleveland, Ohio, ...

Lumpkin

Leeman Lee Davenport, 89, Dahlonega
Leeman Lee Davenport, age 89, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Monday, October 5, 2015 at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega following a period of declining health. Leeman w ...

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Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Howard William Carrera, age 75 of Sautee. Mr. Carrera passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015. Memorial services are sche ...
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