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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 14th, 2015

Barrow

Mrs. Geneva Bramlett Martin age 85, of Winder, Georgia entered into rest August 14, 2015.  A native and lifelong resident of Barrow County, she was a daughter of the late Carl ...

Forsyth

Ron Jay Gonzales, 68, Cumming
Ron Jay Gonzales, age 68 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, August 14, 2015. Ron was a retired Colonel in the United States Marine Corps. He was very active in ALTA tennis and was ...

Hall

Thomas Irvin, 87, Gillsville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Sunday August 16, 2015 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Thomas “Junior” Irvin age 87 of Gillsville. The Rev. Scott Wat ...
Mrs. Ruth (Mamaw) Naomi Roberts Strickland Bray age 89 of Flowery Branch entered the gates of heaven into the loving arms of Jesus on Friday August 14, 2015 at her daughter’s ...

Jackson

Dan Richard Freeman, 66, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Dan Richard Freeman, age 66 of Commerce, Georgia, Formerly of Hartwell, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, August 14, 2015.  M ...
Wesley Odell Lee, Sr., 47, Jefferson
Wesley Odell Lee, Sr., age 47, of Jefferson passed away Friday, August 14, 2015.  The family will not have any services at this time.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, H ...

Other

Mary Sue Glass, 65, Monroe
Mary Sue Glass, age 65, of Monroe passed away Friday, August 14, 2015.   Mrs. Glass was survived by her sons Jim Holbrooks and wife Gina of Monroe, Andy Holbrooks of Lake O ...
Bessie Lord, 87, Danielsville
Bessie Lord age 87 of Danielsville passed away Friday August 14, 2015 at her residence. Mrs. Lord was born January 6, 1928 in Royston to the late Charles and Mattie Coker Dove. ...

Towns

James Benjamin “Jim” Harrison, age 73, peacefully passed away on August 14th, 2015, at his mountain residence in Hiawassee, GA. Jim was born to Carolyn and George Har ...

White

Robert Hamp Freeman, 82, Cleveland
Rev. Robert Hamp Freeman, age 82 of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, August 14, 2015 at his residence.  Mr. Freeman was born on July 14, 1933, in Clarkesville, GA, to the ...
Robert Hamp Freeman, 82, Cleveland
Rev. Robert Hamp Freeman, age 82 of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, August 14, 2015 at his residence.  Rev. Freeman was born on July 14, 1933, in Clarkesville, GA, to the ...
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