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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 19th, 2015

Banks

Horace Elbert Campbell, age 82 of Alto, Georgia passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015 following an extended illness.Born in Wichita, Kansas on December 24, 1932, he was the so ...
Maria Grams Schreiber, 84, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Maria Grams Schreiber, age 84 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, February 19, 2015. Mrs. Schreiber was born in Gu ...

Barrow

Brenda Jane John, 52, Auburn
Brenda Jane John, a resident of Auburn, GA, passed away unexpectedly and joined our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on February 19, 2015 at the age of 52. Brenda is survived by her ...
James E. Reynolds, 83, Winder
Mr.James E. Reynolds, age 83, of Winder, Georgia passed away February 19, 2015 at his residence. A native and lifelong resident of Barrow County, he was a son of the late Bud a ...
Phil 'Boat' Roberts, 59, Winder
Mr. Phil "Boat" Roberts, age 59, of Winder, Georgia passed away February 19, 2015. A Native and lifelong resident of Barrow County, he was a son James and Betty Mill ...

Dawson

Fannie Lou Martin,, 91, Dawsonville
Fannie Lou Martin, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday February 19, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health.Born March 3, 1923 in Lumpki ...

Forsyth

Foster (Gene) Bennett, 86, Cumming
Foster (Gene) Bennett , age 86, of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at home with his family beside him. He was an active member of Living Stones Baptist Church. ...
J. C. 'Red' Munda, 86, Cumming
J. C. "Red" Munda, age 86, of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015. He loved hunting, fishing and was an avid fan of NASCAR. He served honorably in the ...
Lester W. Kaiser, Jr., 86, Cumming
Lester W. Kaiser, Jr., age 86, of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015. He was with Western Electric for 37 years and a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America C ...
Roger Ben Gilleland, 82, Cumming
Roger Ben Gilleland, born January 26, 1933, passed away on February 19, 2015. His love though will live on through his bride of sixty-one years, Bobbie, his sisters Atholene (Herm ...

Habersham

Laverne Knight Nation Taylor, age 60, of Demorest, passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015.Born on April 14, 1954 in Habersham County, she was a daughter of Mary Frances Martin ...

Hall

Betty Emma Payne Thompson, 80, Gainesville
Mrs. Betty Emma Payne Thompson age 80 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday February 19, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funera ...
Callie Smith Christopher, 92, Gainesville
Mrs. Callie Smith Christopher, age 92, of Gainesville, GA, formerly of Duluth, GA, passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Chris ...
Dora Hulsey Cain, 85, Gainesville
Dora Hulsey Cain, 85, of Gainesville passed away on Thursday, February 19th, 2015. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Jimmy R. and Frances Cain, and Joe and Judy Cai ...
Howard LaVinge Osborne, 75, Gainesville
Howard LaVinge Osborne, 75, of Gainesville passed away on February 11, 2015 at Grady Hospital in Atlanta, GA. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 20, 2015 fr ...
Juanita Ware Kimbrough, 69, Gainesville
Juanita Ware Kimbrough, age 69 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. The family will ...

Jackson

Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Sara Ruth Elrod Prickett, age 89, of Commerce who passed away on Thursday February 19th, 2015. She was the daughter of the late ...

White

Jack Shannon Harmon, 84, Sautee-Nacoochee
After a long and courageous fight with Alzheimers, Mr. Jack Shannon Harmon (84) of Sky Lake Community in Sautee-Nacoochee, GA, passed away quietly on the morning of February 19, 20 ...
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.