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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jan 22nd, 2016

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Jeffrey Darren Kendall, 55, of Auburn, Georgia passed away unexpectedly on January 22, 2016.   Jeffrey was born to Steve and Mary Ann Kendall on Aug 4, 1960 in Gainesville, ...
Joseph Romero, 14, Winder
Joseph Romero, age 14, of Winder passed away Friday, January 22, 2016.  A graveside service will be held 11:00 am Friday, January 29, 2016 at the Hoschton City Cemetery.   ...

Forsyth

Myles Edward Goss, 79, Cumming
Myles Edward Goss, age 79, of Cumming passed away Friday, January 22, 2016. A man with a   dedication for work, family and friends; he caught chickens all the way to the bitte ...

Habersham

Benjamin Morris Dodd, 94, Mt. Airy
Mr. Benjamin Morris “Bud” Dodd, age 94, of Rock Road, Mt. Airy, passed away on Friday, January 22, 2016 at The Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A son of the l ...
Mr. Benjamin Morris “Bud” Dodd, age 94, of Rock Road, Mt. Airy, passed away on Friday, January 22, 2016 at The Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A son of ...

Jackson

Jessie Ree Hall, 89, Nicholson
Mrs. Jessie Ree Hall, age 89 of Nicholson died Friday, January 22, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Hall was born in Commerce to the late, Foster L. and Frances D ...
Lily Ann McDaniel, 1, Maysville
Lily Ann McDaniel age 1 of Maysville passed away Friday Jan. 22, 2016.   Lily was born December 14, 2014 in Demorest to Robin Holloway and the late James McDaniel II.&nb ...
James Robert McDaniel II, 30, Maysville
James Robert McDaniel II age 30, of Maysville passed away Friday Jan. 22, 2016.   Mr. McDaniel was born Feb. 21, 1985 to Terry McDaniel and Mary Ann English Hern ...

Other

Edwin Richard (Dick) Dotson, 87, Martinsville, Illinois
Edwin Richard (Dick) Dotson of Martinsville, Illinois and Alpharetta, Georgia. Born September 14, 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio. Entered eternal life January 22, 2016 in Alpharetta ...
Tony Allen Metcalf, 60, Monroe
      Tony Allen Metcalf, age 60, of Monroe passed away Friday, January 22, 2016.  He was a scuba diver, loved wood working, huntin ...

Stephens

Mr. Donald “Duck” Wilburn Martin, age 85 of Poplar Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, January 22, 2016 at Pruitt Health Toccoa.   A son of the late ...
Douglas Shelton, 68, Toccoa
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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.