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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Feb 7th, 2015

Forsyth

Edith Werginz, 80, Cumming
Edith Werginz, 80 passed away on February 7, 2015. No services are scheduled at this time.Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com.
Jimmie Ralston " Jimbo" Hamby, age 84 of Cumming, passed away on Saturday, February 7, 2015. She was born in Lumpkin County, GA, one of 11 children born to John W. and E ...
Roland Gerald Emmert, 92, Cumming
Roland Gerald Emmert, age 92, of Cumming, passed away February 7, 2015. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Jean and son, Glen. He is survived by his daughter, Barbara Bol ...

Gwinnett

Alice Faye Coley, 66, Buford
Alice Faye Coley 66, of Buford died on February 7, 2015 at Northeast Ga. Medical Center. A memorial service is scheduled for Thursday February 12, 2015 at 11am in the chapel of McD ...

Habersham

Lorraine Frye Shirley, 86, Clarkesville
Graveside services for Lorraine Frye Shirley, age 86 of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 14, 2015 from the Frye Family Cemetery in Turnerville with Rev. A ...

Hall

Anne Kathleen Langston, 47, Gainesville
Ms. Anne Kathleen Langston, age 47, of Gainesville passed away suddenly on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at her residence. Memorial Mass will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, February 13, 2015 ...
Fannie Thomas Garrett, 63, Gainesville
Fannie Pearl Thomas GarrettOn Saturday, February 7, 2015, Fannie went to meet our Lord and Savior in the Kingdom of Heaven, following a brief illness. Fannie was 62 years of age.Fa ...
Walter Louis Walker, 83, Dawsonville
Walter Louis Walker 83 of Dawsonville passed away on February 7, 2015. A private service will be held at a later date.Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com.Arrange ...

Jackson

Robert Frank Chitwood, 93, Jefferson
Robert Frank Chitwood, age 93, of Jefferson passed away Saturday, February 7, 2015. Mr. Chitwood was born in Anderson, South Carolina. He was a Veteran of the United States Army ...
Tile O. Hall, 86, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of C/ Sgt. Major Tile O. Hall, age 86, of Jefferson, Georgia, who entered into rest Saturday February 7, 2015. Mr. Hall was born in Bowman Ge ...

Rabun

Mrs. Irene Lovell Blalock, 92 of Tiger, GA went to be with her Lord on Saturday, February 7, 2015, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center In Gainesville.She was born May 7, 1922, in ...

Stephens

Bernell Griffin Clark, 84, Toccoa
Mrs. Bernell Griffin Clark, age 84 of 365 Acre Estates, Toccoa, GA, passed away Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the Pruitt Healthcare of Toccoa. A daughter of the late Walter Roy and ...

White

Huel McKinley (Mack) O'Kelley, Jr., age 79, of Helen, formerly of Gainesville, Ga., passed away on February 7, 2015, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born on February 18, ...
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.