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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Dec 26th, 2015

Dawson

Winston “Red” Roland, 74, Dawsonville
Winston “Red” Roland, 74, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday December 26, 2015 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born October 21, 1941 to the ...

Forsyth

Thomas E. Seay, MD, PhD died unexpectedly on Saturday, December 26, 2015. He was born December 9, 1951 in Athens, Georgia. He received a B.S. from University of Georgia, a Ph.D. in ...

Gwinnett

Malcolm Sidney “Sid” Skelton, Jr., age 69 of Buford, GA died Sunday, December 26, 2015. A memorial service will be held Sunday, January 3, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton M ...

Habersham

Rebecca Lovell Anderson, 79, Clarkesville
Rebecca Lovell Anderson, age 79, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2015. Mrs. Anderson was born on August 11, 1936 in Rabun County, Georgia to the ...

Other

Miriam Elizabeth Killmeyer Reed, 67, of Monroe, GA., passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2015.   A loving wife, mother and grandmother and sister she will be greatly ...

Stephens

Ronald Roy Bohannon, 50, Martin
Mr. Ronald Roy “Runt” Bohannon, age 50, of South River Trail, Martin, Georgia, passed away Saturday, December 26, 2015 at the residence.    A son of Linda B ...

White

Duane Harrell, 82, Cleveland
Duane Harrell age 82, of Cleveland passed away Saturday December 26, 2015.  Mr. Harrell was born in Jacksonville, Florida the son of the late Charles Eugene and Vida Johnso ...
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
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.
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.