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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 27th, 2016

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Laurence Elwood Pope, 67, Winder
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Laurence Elwood Pope, age 67, of Winder, Georgia, who passed away on January 27, 2016. Mr. Pope was born in Stroudsburg, PA, a son to ...

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Joann Yvonne Ivester, 58, Turnerville
Joann Yvonne Ivester, age 58 of Turnerville, passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Born in Stephens County on October 29, 1957, she was a daughter of Mary Lucille Wall Iveste ...
Dereta Garrett Page, 57, Mt. Airy
Dereta Garrett Page, age 57, of Mt. Airy, GA Went to be with The Lord Friday, January 29, 2016 following an extended illness. Mrs. Page was born on February 11, 1958 in Franklin ...

Hall

Marilyn Morris Noell, 68, Gainesville
Mrs. Marilyn Morris Noell, 68, passed away in her Gainesville home on January 27, 2016.   She will join her deceased beloved son, Bobby Noell.  She is survived ...
Teddy Byron Hagwood, 66, Gainesville
      Mr. Teddy Byron Hagwood, age 66 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illn ...
Grady Alton Stephens, 87, Murrayville
Grady Alton Stephens, 87, of Murrayville, Georgia, passed peacefully at his daughter’s home, on January 24th, 2016.   A celebration of life service will be held at ...
Mr. Edward “Eddie” J. Thompson, age 73, of Lula, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016.            &n ...

Jackson

Edna Marie Hix, 63, Commerce
Mrs. Edna Marie Hix, age 63 of Commerce died Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at her residence.  Mrs. Hix was born in Clarksville to the late, Hoyt Fair and the late, Edna Morine E ...
Madia Gwendolyn Hood, 82, Hoschton
Madia Gwendolyn Hood, age 82, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016.  Mrs. Hood was a lady of many talents.  Being a talented seamstress, she made  qui ...
Donnie J. Garrett, 62, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Donnie J. Garrett, age 62 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, January 27, 2016.  Mr. Garrett was born in Comme ...
Hoyt Randall Hollis, 69, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Hoyt Randall Hollis, age 69, of Pendergrass, Georgia who passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Mr. Hollis was a son of the late ...

Lumpkin

A D Shirley, SR, 63, Dahlonega
A D Shirley, SR, age 63, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Wednesday January 27, 2016 at his home following an extended illness. A D lived most of his life in Dahlonega, GA. He wa ...
Kimberly A Wadsworth, 60, Dahlonega
Kimberly A. Wadsworth, age 60, of Dahlonega, GA passed away January 27, 2016. Kimberly is survived by her husband, Thomas E. Wadsworth Jr., 3 children, 5 grandchildren, and one ...

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Marilyn Hoolahan, 78, Marietta
      Mrs. Marilyn Hoolahan age 78 of Marietta passed away on Wednesday January 27, 2016 at Brookdale Assisted Living Facility.      ...
Kenneth Garrett, 42, Monroe
Kenneth Garrett, age 42, of Monroe passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016.  A memorial service will be held 7:00 pm Saturday, January 30, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. ...

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Doyle Glann Bradley, 47, Clayton
Doyle Glenn Bradley, 47, of Clayton, Georgia passed away January 27, 2016. Doyle was the son of the late Fred and Ruby Jiles Bradley. He was born in Fulton County ,Georgia in 1968. ...
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