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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Dec 21st, 2015

Forsyth

Charles Bernard Shellman, age 74, of Cumming passed away Sunday, December 27, 2015.   Chuck grew up in Rogers Heights, MD and married his childhood sweetheart, Joanne. He ...

Gwinnett

Doris Lucille Brown, 87, Buford
Doris Lucille Brown, 87, passed away peacefully at her home in Buford, GA on December 21st. She was born in Polk County, N. Carolina. She was preceded in death by her husband J.M. ...
Bertha Perkins Eubanks, age 95 of Buford, GA died Wednesday, January 6, 2016. A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial ...
Viorica Gheorghe, 80, Lawrenceville
  Mrs. Viorica Gheorghe, age 80, of Lawrenceville passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at Gwinnett Medical Center – Lawrenceville.   Graveside Services w ...
Carlos A. “Choche” Rest, age 72 of Hoschton, GA died Monday, December 21, 2015 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 3 ...

Hall

Billy M Cook, 80, Gainesville
Billy M Cook, age 80, of Gainesville, GA., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosetta; parents, Frank and Eunice Cook; and eight brothers a ...
Ronald Harris, 67, Gainesville
Mr. Ronald Harris age 67 of Gainesville passed away on Monday December 21, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile accident.   ...
Berkeley Davis Peet, 86, Gainesville
Berkeley Davis Peet, 86, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.          &nb ...
Mary Lou Armour Simonds, 77, Braselton
Mary Lou Armour Simonds, 77, of Braselton passed away January 11, 2016 following an extended illness.   Born in Lula on November 22, 1938, she was the daughter of the l ...
Mamie Lee Lipscomb Studivant of Gillsville, GA passed away on December 21, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents Mary Randolph and William Lipscomb.  She leaves to ch ...
Alline Odom Tanner, 72, Gainesville
            Mrs. Alline Odom Tanner, age 72 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, December 21, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Med ...

Lumpkin

Tyler Ray Posten, 23, Dahlonega
Tyler Ray Posten, age 23, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2015.   Tyler was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.   He was pre ...

Other

George Conrad Geisel, 63, Alpharetta
  George Conrad Geisel, age 63, of Alpharetta, GA. passed away December 21, 2015 after a brief illness. He is survived by his brother, Fred (Helen) Geisel of Cumming; niece ...
Dr. Surendra R. Rishi, 86, Atlanta
Dr. Surendra R. Rishi, 86, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family in Atlanta, GA on December 21, 2015. His si ...

Rabun

    Mr. Stephen Francis Walton, age 43 of 396 Cardinal Lane, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, December 20, 2015 at his residence.   A son of June Fran ...
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