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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Dec 9th, 2015

Forsyth

Donald Thomas Hamrick, 73, Cumming
Donald Thomas Hamrick, age 73, of Cumming, GA gained his angel wings Wednesday, December 9th, 2015.  Donald faithfully served our country in the National Guard. Donnie was a g ...
  Georgia Patrolene (Pat) Watson, age 78, of Cumming, passed away on December 9, 2015. Pat was named Georgia Patrolene because she was the first child born to the first cla ...

Habersham

Thongsy Inhkeo, 65, Cornelia
Thongsy Inhkeo, age 65, of Cornelia, passed away at her residence Tuesday, December 8, 2015. Mrs. Inhkeo was born in Saravanh, Laos on December 19, 1949 to the late Khao and Ra ...
Danny D. Phillips, 57, Cornelia
Danny Dwight Phillips, age 57 of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2015. Born in Hall County on March 31, 1958, he was preceded in death by his wife, Janie Lee Dill P ...

Hall

Reverend James L. Yopp, Jr, 80, Gainesville
      In the quiet, still moments of the evening of December 9, 2015, Reverend James l. Yopp, Jr., passed from this world and met the one that he served fo ...

Jackson

Gene Allen, 77, Commerce
Mr. Gene Allen, age 77, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at Landmark Hospital. Mr. Allen was born in Commerce to the late Sam Verner and Mozelle Wood Allen. He was ...

White

Phillip Eugene Chastain, 84, Cleveland
Phillip Eugene Chastain age 84, of Cleveland passed away Wednesday December 9, 2015  Mr. Chastain was born in Robertstown Georgia the son of the late Andrew Marlin and Mae ...
Charles M. Sorrow, 88, Simpsonville, SC formerly of Cleveland
  Charles M. Sorrow age 88, of Simpsonville SC formerly of Cleveland passed away Wednesday December 9, 2015. Mr. Sorrow was born in Atlanta Georgia the son of the late J ...
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