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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Mar 17th, 2015

Forsyth

James G. (Greg) DeLong, 63, Deland, Fla., formerly of Cumming
James G. "Greg" DeLong, 63, of Deland, Florida passed away Friday March 13, 2015.Greg was born May 6, 1951 in Cumming, GA. He was a member of Sand Hill Hunting Club and ...
Robert I. Coleman, Jr., 88, Cumming
Coleman, Robert I., Jr.May 7, 1926

Gwinnett

Doris M. Childress, 90, Buford
Doris M. Childress, age 90 of Buford, GA died Wednesday, March 17, 2015 after an extended illness. Mrs. Childers has been cremated and a Memorial Service will be held Saturday, Mar ...
Jane Marie Dwyer, 76, Sugar Hill
Jane Marie Dwyer, age 76, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Dwyer. She is survived by her children, Susan ...

Hall

Freddie Ray Blake, 76, Gainesville
Freddie Ray Blake was born July 18, 1938 in Natchitoches, Louisiana to the Late Frank Blake Sr. and Esther Victoria Blake. He attended Central High School and Grambling University ...
Laverne Mealor Weaver, Gainesville
Mrs. Laverne Mealor Weaver, age 72, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Sacred Journey Hospice, surrounded by family. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Thurs ...
Nora Taylor Venson, 96, Gainesville
Nora Taylor Venson, 96, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel o ...

Jackson

Bertie Lee Williams Duck, 96, Braselton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Bertie Lee Williams Duck, age 96, of Braselton, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Mrs. Duck was born in Forsyth ...

Lumpkin

Vivian K. Cullars, 72, Dahlonega
Mrs. Vivian K. Cullars passed away on March 17, 2015. Celebration of Life Services will be held on Monday March 23, 2015 at 2 PM from Dahlonega Baptist Church, 234 Hawkins St.. Da ...

Stephens

Graveside services for Teresa Lona Brooks Ridley, age 59 of Toccoa will be held on Friday, March 20, 2015 at 5:00 PM from the Unity Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Tim Holcomb of ...
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