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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jul 12th, 2015

Barrow

Miles Clyde (Cope) Patrick, age 95, of Winder passed away Sunday, July 12, 2015.  Mr. Patrick was a veteran of the United States Army. He served during World War II in England ...

Gwinnett

Yoram Ron, 75, Buford
Yoram Ron, age 75, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2015. He was preceded in death by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, J.L. and Hazel Smith Peppers. He is survived ...
Dr. Kameswara Rao Voleti, 74, Johns Creek
Dr. Kameswara Rao Voleti, 74, passed away in Johns Creek, GA on July 12th, 2015. He was born in Parvatipuram, India on Dec 8, 1940; lived in Mumbai, India (22 years), Ruston, LA (3 ...

Hall

Patsy J. Lokant, 78, Gainesville
  Patsy J. Lokant, 78, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed into the arms of her loving Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday, July 12, 2015.        ...
Rebecca Manous Franks, 73, Gainesville
Mrs. Rebecca Manous Franks, age 73 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.     F ...
Jerry Thomas Myers, 67, Gainesville
Mr. Jerry Thomas Myers, 67 of Gainesville died Sunday July 12, 2015 at the Emory University Hopsital. Born in Salisbury, North Carolina, Mr. Myers was the son of the late W.A. a ...

Jackson

Deanie Gee Richardson, 77, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Deanie Gee Richardson, age 77 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, July 12, 2015.  Mrs. Richardson was born in Pen ...
Alice Virginia Bond, 81, Commerce
Mrs. Alice Virginia Bond, age 81 of Commerce died Sunday, July 12, 2015 at her residence.  Mrs. Bond was born in Commerce to the late, Dock and Inda Mae McElreath Ledford.&nbs ...

Lumpkin

Ruth Georgina Shea Willett, age 95, of Dahlonega, GA, died July 12, 2015, after a brief illness. She was known and loved by many for her creativity, her hospitality, her wry sen ...

Other

Mark Austin Meyers, 51, Forest Park
Mark Austin Meyers, age 51, of Forest Park, GA passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2015. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jesse A. and Beverly Bradshaw, and Wilhelm and My ...
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.