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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jul 13th, 2015

Forsyth

John Ward Morton, 54, Cumming
John Ward Morton, age 54, of Cumming, Georgia, passed away on July 13, 2015 after bravely facing a multitude of serious complications following an ATV accident in 2012. His long ba ...

Gwinnett

Marc S. Edwards, 47, Buford
. Marc S. Edwards, age 47, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, July 13, 2015. He was preceded in death by his mother, Paula Vineyard Edwards. He is survived by his father, Don ...
James C. “Smitty” Smith, age 85 of Suwanee, GA passed away peacefully on Monday, July 13, 2015. Funeral service will be held Friday, July 17, 2015 at 9:00 AM at Hamilto ...
Charles John Stott, Sr., 72, Lawrenceville
Charles John Stott, Sr., age 72, of Lawrenceville passed away Sunday, July 12, 2015.  A family memorial service will be held at a later date.  Arrangements by Lawson Fune ...

Hall

Jeremy Shawn Carnes, 31, Gainesville
Jeremy Shawn Carnes, 31, of Gainesville passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2015. Jeremy is preceded in death by his Grandfathers Jack Carnes and John C. Martin.   Survivors ...
Terry Scott Eason, 47, Gainesville
Terry Scott Eason, 45, of Gainesville, GA. passed away on Monday, July 13, 2015 following a lifelong battle with Juvenile Diabetes.   Terry is preceded in death by his m ...
Homer Glasper, 75, Gainesville
Homer Glasper, age 75 of Gainesville Georgia passed away on Monday. Memorial services will be held on Saturday at Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home at 2 PM. Professional Services ...

Jackson

William Gary Escoe, 71, Commerce, formerly of Oakwood
Mr. William Gary Escoe, 71 of Commerce formerly of Oakwood died Sunday July 12, 2015 at his residence. Born in Athens, Ga. , Mr. Escoe was the son of the late Jesse Jack and Mar ...
Robert Hammond, 72, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Robert Hammond, age 72, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, July 13, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.&n ...
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Robert George “Bobby” Hammond Sr., age 72, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, July 13, 2015. Mr. Hammond w ...

Lumpkin

Marion H. Hicks, 63, Dahlonega
Marion H. Hicks, age 63, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Sunday, July 12, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA following a long illness.   Marion was ...
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.