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Mildred Ann Murphy, 81, Winder
      Mildred Ann Murphy, age 81, of Winder passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2016.  Survivors include two sons; a daughter and a hos ...

Hall

Grady Elliot Short, 63, Gainesville
Grady Elliott Short, age 63, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2016, following a lengthy illness.             Grady or as so ...

Jackson

Barbara Ann Hopkins Spratlin, age 75 of Jefferson, GA passed away Tuesday January 05, 2016. Mrs. Hopkins was the daughter of the late Howard and Maybell Sorrow Hopkins and was a ...
Harry Douglas Bates, 74, Hoschton
 Harry Douglas Bates, born March 4, 1940 in Experiment, GA to Wendell Robert Bates and Frances Price Bates passed into the presence of our Lord January 5, 2016. He graduated ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Mack L. “Whitlo” Gaines, age 70, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2016. Mr. Gaines was born in Jeffers ...
Jimmy Audrey Stewart, 67, Commerce
Mr. Jimmy Audrey Stewart, age 67, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Stewart was born in Commerce to the late Jesse Leo and ...

Lumpkin

Sally Christine Bruce, 81, Dahlonega
Sally Christine Bruce, age 81, of Dahlonega, GA passed away January 5, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Sally was born in Hiawassee, GA on June 8, 1934 and ha ...

Stephens

Mrs. Martha Ann Pelfrey Fulbright, age 63 of 263 Ethel Circle, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at Landmark Hospital in Athens, Georgia.   A daughter ...
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