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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Sep 9th, 2015

Banks

              Mr. Wilton “Pee Wee” Massey, age 85, of Homer, GA died Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Nort ...

Forsyth

Mrs. Wilda June Owenby Tudor, age 73 of 1224 Mize Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Habersham County Medical Center.   A daughter of the ...

Habersham

Vell Thomas Chappell, 79, Clarkesville
  Vell Thomas Chappell, age 79, of Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Born on February 24, 1936, in Clayton, he was a son of the late Ben and Connie ...
Miss Brittany Nichole Miller, age 16 of Alto, passed away on Wednesday Morning, September 9, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile ...

Hall

“Lovada” Jane Collins Burkhalter, 92, of Lula, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born on October 16, 1 ...
John Calvin "J.C." Fricks, 89, Gainesville
   Mr. John Calvin “ J.C.”  Fricks, age 89, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2015.       &nb ...

Jackson

Verlin Lee Byers, 63, Commerce
Verlin Lee Byers age 63 of Commerce passed away Wednesday Sept. 9, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Byers was born April 23, 1952 in Hayesville, N.C. to the late Frank & Katie P ...
Evelyn Annie Davis, 82, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Evelyn Annie Davis, age 82, of Jefferson, who passed away on September 9, 2015.   Mrs. Davis was born in Jefferson, Georgi ...
Nellie Mae Standridge, 98, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Nellie Mae Standridge, age 98, of Jefferson, who passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Mrs. Standridge was born in Commerce, a ...

Lumpkin

Thurmon W. Cochran, 70, Dahlonega
  Thurmon W. Cochran, age 70, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega, GA.   Thurmon was born in ...

Other

Tola Gardner Jenkins, 88, Alpharetta
  Tola Gardner Jenkins 88, of Alpharetta, Georgia died on September 9th, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles Herbert Jenkins JR.   Visitation ...

White

Willis Brison Davenport, 65, Cleveland
Willis Brison Davenport, age 65 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Davenport was born on December 12, 1949, in Helen, GA, to the lat ...
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