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Local Obits for Tue. Mar 24th, 2015

Banks

Ben Preston Gordon, 79, Maysville
Mr. Ben Preston Gordon, age 79, of Maysville, GA died Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at St. Mary's Hospital. Mr. Gordon was born in Commerce to the late Willie F. and Vassie Lewalle ...

Forsyth

Joel 'Buddy' Burnett, 79, Cumming
Joel "Buddy" Burnett, age 79, of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. He was a member of Free Home Community Church. Buddy is survived by his wife Barbara Bu ...

Habersham

Brandi Browner, 35, Baldwin
Brandi Lashun Browner, age 35 of Baldwin, passed away into the arms of our Lord on Tuesday, March 24, 2015.Born in Demorest, Georgia on July 16, 1979, she was the daughter of J.L. ...
Donald Lee Southerland, 78, Kennesaw, originally from Habersham County
Donald Lee Southerland, age 78 of Kennesaw, GA passed away on February 8, 2015. Don was born in Habersham County, Georgia in 1936. He graduated from North Habersham High School in ...

Hall

Dorothy Laverne Brinkley-Edwards, age 55, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. She is survived by her daughter, Janise Hunt and husband Lanre Magreola, Augus ...
Grace Rachel Millwood Lancaster, 91, Flowery Branch
Grace Rachel Millwood Lancaster, 91, of Flowery Branch passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will b ...
John Michael Hoyman, 48, Gainesville
Mr. John Michael Hoyman, age 48, of Gainesville passed away suddenly on Monday, March 23, 2015. Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 27, 2015 in the Chapel of Memori ...
Kenneth H. Holtz, 83, Gainesville
Kenneth H. Holtz, 83, of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. A Memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 27, 2015 in the chapel of Little & Dave ...
Sandra Shaw Alderman, 75, Gainesville
Sandra Shaw Alderman, 75, of Gainesville, Georgia, died peacefully after a brief illness on March 24, 2015. She was born on November 7, 1939 in England. She is predeceased by he ...

Lumpkin

Edith Cleo Black Lance, 77, Dahlonega
Edith Cleo Black Lance, "Ma", age 77, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015.She was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County, a homemaker, and of the Baptist ...
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