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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 23rd, 2015

Habersham

LaRay Arbogast, 82, Cornelia
LaRay Arbogast, age 82, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Ms. Arbogast was born on August 24, 1932 in Northumerland, PA. to the late Truman E. and Jaff ...

Hall

Kenneth Ray Benfield, 62, Clermont
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Kenneth Ray Benfield, age 62 of Clermont. Mr. Benfield passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015. He was born Habersham Coun ...
Frank Louis Hynes, 68, Gainesville
Mr. Frank Louis Hynes, age 68, of Gainesville, Georgia, formerly of Atlanta Georgia, passed away Tuesday June 23, 2015 following a valiant battle with Acute Myloid Leukemia (AML) ...
Jesse Doyle Ragan, 95, Gainesville
Dahlonega Funeral Home announces the death of Jesse Doyle Ragan 95 of Gainesville, GA.  Mr. Ragan passed away on June 23, 2015 following an extended illness.  J.D. was a ...
Lee Clara Gunter Smith, 80, Flowery Branch
                Lee Clara Gunter Smith, 80, of Flowery Branch passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June ...

Jackson

Geneva McElroy, 83, Commerce
            Mrs. Geneva McElroy, age 83, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at her residence.  Mrs. McElroy was ...

Other

Anne Hurst Bellamy, 82, Roswell
              Mrs. Anne Hurst Bellamy, age 82 of Roswell, GA died Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at Brookdale Big Creek Assis ...
Eileen Agnes (Heinold) Eurek, a former resident of Big Canoe, Georgia, passed away at age 80 on June 23, 2015.  Eileen was born in East Keansburg, New Jersey on March 15, 1935 ...

Stephens

Kenneth Marvin Scott, 63, Toccoa
Mr. Kenneth Marvin Scott, age 63 of 320 Highview Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at his residence. A son of Hazel Jenkins Scott and the late Marvin D. S ...

White

Dustus William Gowan, Jr, 75, Cleveland
Dustus William Gowan, Jr., 75, of Cleveland passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at his residence following a tractor accident.          ...
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