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Doris Edna Snyder, 80, Winder
Doris Edna Snyder, age 80, of Winder passed away Sunday, August 30, 2015.  No services will be held at this time.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548,& ...
John Virlyn Toney, 83, Winder
John Virlyn Toney, a consummate southern gentleman who never met a stranger, departed this life peacefully among many of his immediate family and close friends on September 2, 2015 ...

Forsyth

David Bowman, 93, Cumming
Mr. David Bowman 93 of Cumming, Ga passed away on September 2nd, 2015. He is preceded in death by his loving wife Juliette. Mr. Bowman was also retired from the United States ...

Gwinnett

Joyce Ann (Adams) Tidrick, 85, Lawrenceville
Mrs. Joyce Ann (Adams) Tidrick, age 85, of Lawrenceville passed away Wednesday, September 2, 2015. No Funeral Services will be held as per her wishes. Mrs. Tidrick was born i ...

Habersham

Ernest Lan Gaddy, 79, Lula
Mr. Ernest Lan Gaddy, 79, of Lula, Ga. passed away on Wednesday September 2, 2015. A lifetime resident of Hall County, Mr. Gaddy was the son of Hardy and Mabel Taylor Gaddy. Mr. ...
John Milton Hardy, 90, Cornelia
John Milton Hardy, age 90, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, September 2, 2015.   Mr. Hardy was born December 11, 1924 in Habersham County, GA to the late ...

Hall

Ernest Lan Gaddy, 79, Lula
Mr. Ernest Lan Gaddy, 79, of Lula, Ga. passed away at his residence on Wednesday September 2, 2015.   Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday September 5, 2015 in th ...
Janis Bailey Prejean, 69, Flowery Branch
Janis Bailey Prejean, age 69, of Flowery Branch and formerly of Louisana passed away Wednesday, September 2, 2015 after a 5 year fight with cancer.  Janis was the classic supe ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Nelle Sosebee Sorrells, age 75, of Talmo, who passed away on Wednesday, September 2, 2015. Mrs. Sorrells was born in Talmo, Geor ...

Other

William Hayes, McMath, Jr., a 54 year old native of Atlanta, passed away peacefully on September 2, 2015.  Hayes was very much loved by his family and friends and will be reme ...
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.