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Paul Anthony Chappell, 50, Winder
   Mr. Paul Anthony Chappell, age 50, of Winder, Georgia passed away June 17, 2015 at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, Georgia.  Born in Elba Alabama, he was e ...

Habersham

Kendra Brooke Dover, 27, Clarkesville
  Kendra Brooke Dover, age 27, of Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Born on April 10, 1988, in Demorest, she was a daughter of Eddie Dover and Kim Dove ...
Blanche Spivey Tallent, 86, Clarkesville
Services for Blanche Spivey Tallent, age 86 of Clarkesville will be held on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 11:00 AM from the Hills Crossing Baptist Church.   Rev. Walter Sing ...

Hall

Retha Caroline Potts, 79, Gainesville
            Mrs. Retha Caroline Potts, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Me ...
Joseph Julian Greene, 70, Gainesville
Mr. Joseph Julian Greene, age 70 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. There are no services scheduled at this time. ...
Ken Peck, 48, Gainesville
Ken Peck, 48 of Gainesville, passed away on June 17, 2015. Memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2015 in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home. ...
Jerry Smith, 73, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jerry Smith, age 73, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2015.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Kathleen Johnson Smith.  He is ...
Henry V. Woody, 75, Clermont
Henry V. Woody, age 75, of Clermont, GA passed away, Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. Henry was born in Suches, GA April 26, 1940. ...

Jackson

Betty Jean Brooks Peek, 81, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Betty Jean Brooks Peek, age 81, of Commerce, Georgia, who passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Mrs. Peek was born in Barrow Count ...
Lydia Marie Walters, 80, Braselton
Lydia Marie Walters,  age 89 of Braselton, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2015.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-65 ...
Henry Webb, 80, Jefferson
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Henry Webb, age 80, of Jefferson who passed away on Wednesday June 17th, 2015. He was the son of the late Joe and Nola Vandiver ...

Lumpkin

Edward Wilder, 72, Dahlonega
Edward Wilder passed from this life into the Presence of his Lord and Savior on June 17th, 2015. Though his passing leaves a great void in the lives of those who knew and loved him ...

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Sharon Lynn Turner, 67, Ball Ground
Sharon Lynn Turner, 67, of Ball Ground, GA died at home on June 17, 2015 surrounded by her family.  Born in Richmond, IN, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Clara Steven ...

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Jon David Henderson, 62, Cleveland
  Jon David Henderson, age 62, of Cleveland, GA went to be with our Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Mr. Henderson was born on January 30, 1953 in Tallahasse ...
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.
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.