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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 26th, 2015

Habersham

Bart Thrasher, 47, Cornelia
  Bart Thrasher, age 47, of Cornelia, Georgia, and formerly of Buford, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2015. Mr. Thrasher was born on July 14, 1968 i ...
Funeral services for Deborah “Debbie” Hawkins Barron, age 62, of Clarkesville, will be held on Sunday, August 30, 2015, at 3:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel wit ...

Hall

      Mrs. Paralee Hazel Jones Anderson, age 80 of Oakwood, passed away on Wednesday Afternoon, August 26, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center followi ...
Crystal M. DeLong, 34, Flowery Branch
Ms. Crystal M. DeLong, age 34, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015 surrounded by family, following an extended battle with cancer.   Funeral Service ...
Maria Teresa Garcia, 63, Gillsville
Maria Teresa Garcia, age 63, of Gillsville, GA passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 4 PM Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Hillside Chapel Funer ...
Brenda Kay Graves, 70, Gainesville
Memorial services for, Brenda Kay Graves age 70 of Gainesville, Ga.  will be held September 5, 2015, at 3:00 pm in Strickland funeral Home chapel. The Rev. Michael Dickens and ...
Helen Marie Parker, 87, Gainesville
               Helen Marie Parker, 87, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at her residen ...

Jackson

Tony Scott Whitlock, 46, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Tony Scott Whitlock, age 46 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, August 26, 2015.  Mr. Whitlock was born in Ath ...

Lumpkin

Mark Anthony Littleton, 51, Dahlonega
Mark Anthony Littleton, age 51, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at his home in Dahlonega. Mark was a native of Lumpkin County and except for his time in ...

Stephens

Ricky Cheek, 53, Eastanollee
Mr. Ricky Cheek, age 53 of 650 Silver Shoals Road, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at his residence. A son of the late Alton and Bonnie Fay Simpson C ...
Mary Lou Kennedy Cash, 77, Eastonellee
Mrs. Mary Lou Kennedy Cash, age 77 of 297 Buena Vista Drive Extension, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at the Stephens County Hospital.   A d ...

White

Floyd Head, 88, Cleveland
Mr. Floyd Head age 88, of Cleveland passed away Wednesday August 26, 2015 at Northeast Ga Medical Center.  Mr. Head was born in White County the son of the late Doctor Gile ...
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