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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 7th, 2015

Banks

Pamela Ann Butler, 57, Gillsville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Monday August 10, 2015 at Gillsville Baptist Church for Pamela Ann Butler age 57 of Gillsville. The body will lie-in-state from 10 ...
Claudius “Hugh” Smelley, age 99, of Lula, passed away Friday, August 7, 2015.   Born on June 12, 1916, in Lula, Georgia, he was a son of the late Claudius Ja ...

Forsyth

Charles H. Gaylor, Jr., 83, Cumming
Charles H. Gaylor, Jr., age 83 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, August 7, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents Charles and Inez Gaylor. Survivors include his wife, Wa ...

Gwinnett

Theresa Ann Poole Entzminger, age 53, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, August 7, 2015. She is survived by her husband of fifteen years, Robert E. Entzminger, Buford, GA; fath ...
Dorothy Dollar Jones, 86, Buford
Dorothy Dollar Jones, age 86, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, August 7, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband of thirty-seven years, Harmon Jones; parents, Bud and De ...

Hall

Janet Orton Fontaine, 87, Gainesville
Janet Orton Fontaine, 87, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, August 7, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.           & ...
Aubrey Lewis Jones, 33, Gainesville
Aubrey Lewis Jones, age 33, of Gainesville passed away on August 7th, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements. ...
Frances Papps, 92, Clermont
Funeral services will be held for, Frances Papps age 92 of Clermont, GA. Services will be at 2:00 pm in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday  August 16, 2015. Visitation w ...

Jackson

Fannie Mae Kinsey, 98, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Miss Fannie Mae Kinsey, age 98 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, August 7, 2015.  Miss Kinsey was born in Gainesvil ...
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