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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Apr 28th, 2015

Gwinnett

John William Mitchell, 73, Suwanee
John William Mitchell 73, of Suwanee, Ga died April 28th, 2015. Visitation will be held on Sunday May 3rd, 2015 at McDonald and Son Funeral Home from 1-5pm. Funeral services wil ...
Christopher Scott Tucker, 29, Lawrenceville
Christopher Scott Tucker, age 29, of Lawrenceville passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015.  Chris had a passion for motorcycles and fast cars.  He was a loving father   ...

Hall

Ralph Harrison Cronic, 86, Flowery Branch
Ralph Harrison Cronic, age 86 of Flowery Branch, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.     &nbs ...
Charles Massey, 48, Gainesville
Charles Benson Massey, Jr. of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Haven Hospice in Lake City Florida following an extended illness.  Funeral Services will be ...
Charles J. Monkus, 85, Gainesville
Charles Monkus, 85, of Nicholls formerly of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Born on October 7, 1929, he was the son of the late Charlie and Lelia Buchanan Monku ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Marilyn Patricia Wallace Norton, age 66 of Clermont. Mrs. Norton passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Graveside serv ...
Henry Sherman Pinyan, Jr., 93, Gainesville
Henry Sherman Pinyan, Jr., 93, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.Born in Canton, Ga on May 24, 1921, he was the son of the late Henry Sherman Pinyan, Sr. and Sa ...
James Jerrold Swafford, 67, Murrayville
James Jerrold Swafford, age 67, of Murrayville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at his residence.   Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday May ...

Jackson

Peggy Sue Samples, 67, Hoschton
Peggy Sue Samples, age 67, of Hoschton passed away Tuesday,April 28, 2015.  Mrs. Samples was employed with the Gwinnett County Water Resources Department for 31 years.  S ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Sharon Elaine Duyck Palmer, age 58, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Tuesday April 28, 2015 at her home with her loving family at her bedside. Sharon was a North Carolina nativ ...

White

Edna Mae Pruitt, 88, Cleveland
Ms. Edna Mae Pruitt, age 88 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Ms. Pruitt was born on November 13, 1926 to the late Frank and Willie Greene Sanders.  She ...
Keith Henry, 61, Sautee Nacoochee
Keith Henry, age 61 of Sautee, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Henry was born on December 11, 1953, in Dumas, Texas to the late William Earl and Rub ...
John (Jack) Johnston, 82, Sautee Nacoochee
John (Jack) Johnston, age 82 of Sautee Nacoochee, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at his residence. Jack Johnston was born in Belfast, Ireland, on April 11, 1933.  T ...
Thelma Frances Abernathy Palmer, age 96 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Palmer was born on May 2, 1918, in J ...
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