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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Dec 1st, 2015

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Mary Ann Burgess, 39, Auburn
Mary Ann Burgess, age 39, of Auburn passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2015.  Mary Ann graduated from Shiloh High School and Berry College. Mary Ann loved her family and was a m ...

Dawson

Calvin W. Jenkins, 77, Dawsonville
Calvin W. Jenkins, 77, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday December 1, 2015. Born January 21, 1938 in Dekalb County, he had lived in Dawson County since 2000 having moved from Fo ...

Forsyth

Geneva Jewell (Jean) Sosebee, age 77, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2015.  Mrs. Sosebee was a member of  Ridgeview Baptist Church and is preceded in death b ...

Gwinnett

Karen Ann Ray, 56, Dacula
Karen Ann Ray, age 56 of Dacula, GA died suddenly Friday, January 1, 2016. A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill United Methodist Ch ...
  Mr. Ronald Paul “Ronnie” Evers, age 47, of Snellville, Georgia entered into rest December 1, 2015 at Eastside Medical Center.  Mr. Evers was a native of ...

Habersham

Aleck Sim Holbrooks, 63, Mt. Airy
Aleck Sim Holbrooks, age 63 of Mt. Airy, passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at his residence. Born in Habersham County on November 21, 1952, he was a son of Louise Smith Holb ...

Hall

Brian Patrick Kelly, 43, Gainesville
Brian Patrick Kelly, age 43, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2015.             Funeral services are scheduled for 2:3 ...

Lumpkin

Russell V. Zimmerman, Jr., 80, Dahlonega
Russell V. Zimmerman Jr., age 80, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at the Northeast GA Medical Center in Gainesville, GA following a sudden illness. Russ ...

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Allen D. Pirkle, 84, Alpharetta
  Allen D. Pirkle, age 84, of Alpharetta, GA., died December 1, 2015 after a brief illness. Mr. Pirkle is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Vaughan Pirkle; parents, Hargu ...
Vandora Crumley, 102, Anniston, Alabama
Vandora Black Crumley passed away peacefully at home in Anniston, Alabama on December 1, 2015 at the age of 102. She was born on November 3, 1913 to John and Amanda (Saine) Black i ...
Timothy Oneal Gearing, age 39 of Comer, GA passed away Tuesday December 1, 2015.       Mr. Gearing was a HVAC mechanic with Martin Mechanical, and a memb ...

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Sabrina Renee Ivey Tench, 52, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs Sabrina Renee Ivey Tench, age 52 of Cleveland. Renee passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2015. Renee was born in Habersh ...
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