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Local Obits for Mon. May 18th, 2015

Banks

Mack Thomas Pass, 55, Maysville
Mr. Mack Thomas Pass, age 55, of Maysville, GA died Monday, May 18, 2015 at Northridge Medical Center. Mr. Pass was born in Buford to his mother and step-father, Alpha Brogdon and ...
Ronald Carl Puckett, 75, Homer
Ronald Carl Puckett went home to be with Jesus on Monday, May 18, 2015, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, Georgia after an extended illness. He is preceded in de ...

Dawson

William E. 'Junior' Garrett, 85, Dawsonville
William E. “Junior” Garrett, 85, of Dawsonville passed away Monday May 18, 2015 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born January 21, 1930 to the ...
Margaret R. “Peggy” Davis, 79, of Dawsonville, GA passed away Monday May 18, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness. Born to the late John and Mary Rose ...
Emily Paige Holbrook, 32, Dawsonville
Emily Paige Holbrook, 32, of 141 Shoal Creek Ct, Dawsonville, GA, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2015. Survivors include Emily’s parents, Anthony and Joanne Holbrook, sist ...

Habersham

Reynolds Fry, 70, Clarkesville
  Reynolds Fry, age 70 of Clarkesville, passed away Monday, May 18, 2015, at his residence. Born in Habersham County on November 08, 1944, he was a son of the late Alvin ...
Laura Mealer Gailey, 43, Baldwin
Laura Mealer Gailey, age 43, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Monday, May 18, 2015. Mrs. Gailey was born on July 10, 1971 in Gainesville, Georgia to James and Gail London Meal ...

Hall

Peter Humphrey Lovelace, 71, Gainesville
Peter Humphrey Lovelace, 71. Of Gainesville passed away on Monday, May 18, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.      &nb ...
T. Michael Lynberg, 66, Gainesville
Mr. T. Michael Lynberg won his battle with Colorectal cancer May 18, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family.  Mike is at peace with no more pain.  The cancer has died. ...
Myrlon Poole, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Myrlon Poole age 79 of Timber Ridge Rd. Gainesville, Ga. died Monday May 18, 2015 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Wednesday May 20, 2015 at the Timber ...
Joseph Curtis Segars, 81, Gainesville
Joseph Curtis Segars, a native of Jefferson and resident of Gainesville since 1963, passed away Monday following a brief illness.  He was 81.  He was preceded in de ...

Other

Gerald Hamilton, 59, Monticello
Gerald Hamilton, age 59, of Monticello, GA and formerly of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2015. He was preceded in death by his father, Bonnie (B.H.) Hamilton; an ...

Stephens

George Christ, 89, Toccoa
Mr. George Christ, age 89 of 221 Rosedale, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, April 24, 2015 at his residence.  A son of the late Henry E. and Kathryn Cody Christ, he was ...
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