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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 7th, 2015

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Jeb Wilkerson, 52, Auburn
Jeb Wilkerson, age 52, of Auburn, GA passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2015.  He was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Joe Wilkerson.  He is survived by his wife of ...

Dawson

Martha Ann Kicklighter Holcomb, age 89, of Dawsonville, Georgia died October 7, 2015 after a long illness.  Her love for the Lord was evident to all.  She was a woman of ...
James M. “Jim” Parrish, Jr., 68, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday October 7, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Bor ...

Forsyth

Joseph Franklin McNutt, 72, Cumming
At the age of 72, Joseph Franklin McNutt passed away unexpectedly, at home, on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 after declining health caused by neuropathy and other health complications ...
Kim Turner Van Horn, 71, Cumming
   Mr. Kim Turner Van Horn, age 71 of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2015.             Memorial serv ...

Hall

Doris Nell Bailey, 70, Gainesville
The homegoing service for Mrs. Doris Nell Bailey, age 70, of Gainesville, Georgia, will be held Sunday, October 11, 2015, 3:00 p.m. at Cross Plains Baptist Church, 3230 Cross Plain ...
Theresa Ellen Frigge, 55, Clermont
Theresa Ellen Frigge, age 55 of Clermont passed away Wednesday, October 07, 2015.  Mrs. Frigge was born on August 05, 1960 in Queens N.Y. to the late John and Cathrine Fleming ...
Steve S. Gillespie, 64, Gainesville
               Steve S. Gillespie, 64, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at Northeast G ...
          Jacquelyne “Jackie” Denard Reed, 90, of Oakwood passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Me ...

Jackson

Rachel Edith Martin Terrell, age 88 of Nicholson, GA passed away Wednesday, October 07, 2015.   Mrs. Terrell was the daughter of the late Ruben Ezra and Louella Idella S ...
Iva Jean Wallace, 69, Jefferson
Iva Jean Wallace, age 69, of Jefferson passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2015.  There are no services at this time.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548 ...
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