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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 19th, 2015

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Lucile H. Wilkerson, 96, Winder
Lucile H. Wilkerson, age 96, of Winder passed away Friday, June 19, 2015.   Funeral services will be held 11:00 am, Monday, June 22, 2015 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. ...

Dawson

Lillian R Slaton, 79, Dawsonville
Lillian R. Slaton, 79, of Dawsonville passed away Friday June 19, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born June 4, 1936 in Lumpkin County to the late Ben and Carrie Hollif ...

Forsyth

Janie Bells Nichols, 77, Cumming
Janie Bell Nichols, age 77 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, June  19, 2015.  She was preceded in death by her husbands, Addie Kyle (1974) and Jimmy Nichols (1992); son, ...

Gwinnett

Ronald D. “Ron” McKinney, 62, Lawrenceville
Ronald D. “Ron” McKinney, age 62, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Friday, June 19, 2015. He is survived by his wife of forty-one years, Joanna L. McKinney, Lawre ...

Hall

Frances DeLong, 93, Gainesville
Frances Davis DeLong, 93, of Gainesville passed away at home on Friday, June 19, 2015. She was born in Jacksonville, FL on May 6, 1922, to Thomas Fuller Davis and Lillian Franc ...
Benjamin Thomas Hicks, 28, Maysville
Benjamin Thomas Hicks, 28, of Maysville, died Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 9:47 p.m. Ben was disabled, but was a former mechanic at Stop N Ride in Jefferson, GA. Survivors incl ...
Lee Russell 'Butch' Patterson, 64, Flowery Branch
Mr. Lee Russell “Butch” Patterson, age 64, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, June 19, 2015 at his residence with family.   A Private Memorial Service wil ...
Louise Savage, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Louise Savage, age 87, of Lula, passed away Friday, June 19, 2015 from New Horizons in Gainesville.  Mrs. Savage was born in Cleveland to Chester and Wilma Glass Dorse ...

Jackson

Kenneth Walker, 68, Nicholson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Kenneth Walker, age 68 of Nicholson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, June 19, 2015.  Mr. Walker was born in Gainesville, Ge ...
Sarah Holcomb Church, 89, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Sarah Holcomb Church, age 89 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, June 19, 2015.  Mrs. Church was born in Maysvill ...

Lumpkin

Annie Grace Payne Winkler, 96, Dahlonega
Mrs. Annie Grace Payne Winkler, age 96, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, June 19th after a period of declining health.    Mrs. Winkler was born in Gordon County on Au ...

Other

Harold Thomas Jordan, 75, Hartwell
Mr. Harold Thomas Jordan age 75 of 55 Emory Drive, Hartwell passed away Friday June 19, 2015 at AnMed Health Center.   A son of the late Ace and Della Brown Jordan, he w ...
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