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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Nov 22nd, 2015

Banks

Debbie Lynn Blalock, 43, Homer
Debbie Lynn Blalock, age 43 of Homer, GA passed away Sunday November 22, 2015.   Mrs. Blalock was the daughter of William Arnold and Johnnie M. Robertson Chesser. She wa ...
Genavee Westmoreland Wilde, age 79 of Lula, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2015. Born in Banks County on December 22, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Boyd and Sere ...

Dawson

Floyd Waters, 68, Dawsonville
Floyd Waters, 68, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday November 22, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born September 16, 1947 in Gilm ...

Forsyth

Rev. Robert "Bob" Fields, age 83, of Forsyth County, passed away on November 22, 2015.  Bob was of the Baptist faith and pastored several churches in the area for 42 ...

Habersham

Bobbie Lee Franklin Burns, age 38 of Demorest, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2015, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born in Habersham County on April 26, ...

Hall

Collis Joseph (Sonny) Copous, Jr., age 82 of Flowery Branch, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2015 at his residence.            ...

Jackson

Imogene McBrayer Kelly died peacefully at Halcyon Hospice, Atlanta, Georgia on November 22, 2015 from complications resulting from a brain bleed.  She was 91 years old.  ...

Lumpkin

Mr. Richard Ray “Ricky” Prince, age 44, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.   Ric ...
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