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Local Obits for Mon. Dec 14th, 2015

Dawson

Marrell Gaddis Bailey, 83, Dawsonville
Marell Gaddis Bailey, age 83, of Dawsonville, GA passed away Monday, December 14, 2015 at Foothills Retirement Home in Dahlonega, GA.   Marell was born March 10, 1932. S ...

Forsyth

Madelyn Elizabeth Ricks Cheek, age 83 of Cumming, GA left this earth on December 14, 2015. She was born on Jan 11, 1932 in Moultrie, GA and is preceded in death by her husband Cond ...

Hall

Jewell R. Gowder, 74, Gainesville
            Jewell R. Gowder, age 74, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, December 14, 2015.    &n ...

Jackson

Harold Lee Bruce, 62, Commerce
Harold Lee Bruce age 62 of Commerce passed away Monday December 14, 2015.   Mr. Bruce was the son of the late George Berry and Lydia Seay Bruce. He was a  retire ...
Herbert Angus Turner, 78, Braselton
Herbert Angus Turner, age 78, of Braselton passed away Monday, December 14, 2015.  Mr. Turner was Master Sergeant and a veteran in the United States Air Force.  He was a ...

Lumpkin

Phillip “Bruce” Sullens age 69 of Dahlonega passed away on December 14th, 2015 following an extended illness.  Bruce was a member of Concord Baptist Church and att ...

Rabun

Bobby Lee Barnes, 76, Franklin, NC formerly of Clayton
Bobby Lee Barnes, 76, of the Mill Creek Community Franklin NC, formally of Clayton passed away December 14, 2015.  Bobby was born in Rabun County the son of Ruth Williams B ...
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