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Local Obits for Sat. Mar 21st, 2015

Dawson

Horace Gene Bennett, 55, Dawsonville
Horace Gene Bennett, age 55, of Dawsonville, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Horace was a gentle giant, a simple content country man with a heart of gold that never met a ...
William 'Todd' Hulsey, 44, Dawsonville
William "Todd" Hulsey, 44, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday March 21, 2015 at his residence following a sudden illness.Born February 12, 1971 in Columbia, SC, he lived ...

Forsyth

Doris Wheeler Corn, 90, Cumming
Doris Wheeler Corn, age 90, a native and lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015. She was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church and graduat ...

Habersham

Ruby Brock Burrell, 84, Cornelia
Ruby Brock Burrell, age 84, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015.Mrs. Burrell was born on June 11, 1930 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late John B. and ...

Hall

Ricky Lee Martin, 62, Gainesville
Mr. Ricky Lee Martin, 62 of Gainesville died Saturday March 21, 2015 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later.Little & ...

Jackson

Lamar P. Thaxton, 86, Nicholson
Mr. Lamar P. Thaxton, age 86, of Nicholson died Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center. Mr. Thaxton was born in Oglethorpe County to the late, Garland and ...
Mary C. Dean, 94, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home of Commerce announces services for Mary C. Dean 94 of Commerce who passed away Saturday March 21, 2015. Survivors include two son James Vernon Manders and Billy ...
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