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Local Obits for Fri. Jan 8th, 2016

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L. W. "Bill" Moore, 86, Winder
Mr. L.W. “Bill” Moore, age 86, of Winder, Georgia passed away Friday, January 8, 2016. A native of Hampton, Georgia he was the son of the late Charles William and Gertu ...

Dawson

Clifton C. Harben, 84, Dawsonville
Clifton C. Harben, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Friday January 8, 2016 following a sudden illness. Born March 18, 1931 to the late Grady and Ida Harben, he was a lifelong resi ...
Louise Moore Walls, 88, Dawson
Louise Moore Walls, age 88, of Dawsonville died peacefully in her sleep on Friday, January 8, 2016.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Glyndon Walls, her p ...

Forsyth

Randle Julian Elrod, 68, Cumming
Randall Julian Elrod, age 68, of Cumming passed away Friday, January 8, 2016.  He is preceded in death by an infant son, Jeff Elrod; mother, Ina Bell Elrod; father, Bill Elrod ...
Gerald Anthony Shelton, 58, Cumming
Gerald Anthony Shelton, age 58, of Cumming, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2016. Gerald is preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Vivian Shelton; brother, Jimmy Shelton and ...

Gwinnett

John Michael Nicolella, age 72, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, January 8, 2106 after a 15 year battle with thyroid cancer. John graduated from South Philadelphia High School ...
Victoria Jean Romaine, 86, Suwanee
Victoria Jean Romaine, 86, of Suwanee, GA died on January 8, 2015.  Born in Nottingham, England she was the daughter of the late William H. Johnson VC and Gertrude Walton John ...

Habersham

Irwin R. Kimzey Jr., 75, Clarkesville
Irwin R. Kimzey, Jr., lifelong resident of northeast Georgia, passed away Friday, January 8, 2016, after an extended illness.  Born August 29, 1940, ...

Hall

Missy Leigh Anne Roseberry (Curry) of Gainesville, Georgia, died Friday, January 8, 2016.  Missy was born on October 15, 1971, in Dallas, Texas, to Bill and Ann Curry.  ...
Glendon L. "Glen" Walls, 69, Gainesville
Glendon L. “Glen” Walls, age 69 of Gainesville, passed away Friday, January 8, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.    &nb ...

Jackson

Jack Paul Deadwyler, 71, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Jack Paul Deadwyler, age 71, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, January 8, 2016.  Mr. Deadwyler was born in Gain ...

Other

Mike Keller, 69, Black Eagle, MT
Mike Keller, age 69, of Black Eagle, Montana, passed away on January 8th, 2016. He is proceeded in death by his parents, Claude and Carol Keller and his brother, Ken. He is survive ...

Stephens

Wanda Pierce, 57, Toccoa
Wanda Pierce, age 57, of Toccoa, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Friday, January 8, 2016. Mrs. Pierce was born on July 9, 1958 in Highlands, NC, to Eugene and Ova Ledford C ...

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Rev. Jerry Vandiver, 78, Cleveland
Rev. Jerry Vandiver age 78, of Cleveland passed away Friday January 8, 2015.  Rev. Vandiver was born in Cleveland the son of the late Garland and Virgie Mae Barrett Vandive ...
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