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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jul 22nd, 2015

Banks

Andrew Scott O'Kelley, 37, Maysville
Mr. Andrew Scott O'Kelley age 37 of Maysville passed away Wednesday July 22, 2015 at the Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. O'Kelley was born in Commerce on July 22, 19 ...

Forsyth

Carl Leon Monroe, 78, Cumming
Carl Leon Monroe, age 78, of Forsyth County, GA, passed away peacefully at home on July 22, 2015. He was well known in the sports field in Forsyth County but the only thing he love ...

Gwinnett

William Craig “CJ” Ford, 29, Harrisburg, PA formerly of Atlanta
William Craig “CJ” Ford, age 29 of Harrisburg, PA and formerly of Atlanta, GA died suddenly on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Funeral service will be held Saturday, August 1 ...
Allison Paige Davis Harrison, age 38 of Dacula, GA died Wednesday, July 22, 2015 following an extended illness. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 6:00 PM at ...
Rebecca Jo “Beckie” Manning, 37, of Suwanee passed away July 22, 2015. Born August 31, 1977, she was a lifelong resident of Forsyth County.  Beckie was very dev ...
 Jacob Jerry Dean Smith, 9, of Suwanee passed away Wednesday July 22, 2015.  Jacob was born June 21, 2006 and was a  resident of Forsyth County his ...
Jared Will Smith, 8, Suwanee
Jared Will Smith,8 of Suwanee passed away Wednesday July 22, 2015. Jared, born July 16, 2007 was a residents of Forsyth County where he lived all his life. He&nbs ...

Habersham

Mary Jo Sawyer Hall, 69, Baldwin
Mary Jo Sawyer Hall, age 69, of Baldwin, Georgia, went to be with Jesus on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 following complications from surgery.   Mrs. Hall was born on Septem ...

Hall

Annie Bell Darrisaw, 87, Gainesville
Annie Bell Darrisaw age 87 of Gainesville, Ga passed away Wednesday July 22, 2015. Professional services entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 
Hubert Ray McBroom, 76, Flowery Branch
Mr. Hubert Ray McBroom, age 76, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015. He was born in Phoenix, MS and retired as a truck driver. He was the son of the late ...
Annie Nell Darrisaw, 87, Gainesville
Annie Nell Darrisaw age 87 of Gainesville, Ga passed away Wednesday July 22, 2015. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, July 28,2015 at New Salem Baptist Church in Jefferso ...
Jacqueline Brooks Shirley, 81, Gainesville
  Mrs. Jacqueline Brooks Shirley, age 81, of Shirley Road, Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at her residence.      & ...
Annette Elaine Stansbury, 56, of Oakwood passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Born in South Bend, IN. on March 8, 1959, she was the daughter of Julian Moody and Eileen Lemle ...

Stephens

Linda Gail Mize Burden, 67, Eastanollee
Mrs. Linda Gail Mize Burden, age 67 of 1904 N. Broad River Road, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at the Young At Heart Personal Care Home, Carnesville, Ge ...
Jimmy Lee Geeter, 57, Martin
Mr. Jimmy Lee Geeter, age 57 of 2283B Gumlog Road, Martin, Georgia passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at his residence.   A son of the late Thomas and Mary Powell Geet ...
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
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