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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Oct 22nd, 2016

Gwinnett

Timothy Dwayne Nix, 56, Duluth
Timothy Dwayne Nix, 56, of Duluth, GA died on October 22, 2016 at Northside Hospital Forsyth.  Born in Duluth, GA he was the son of the late Oscar and Jo Ann Nix. Timothy w ...
Tudor Catalin Slujitoru, age 28, of Buford passed away Saturday, October 22, 2016.  Tudor loved motorcycles, music and photography.  Survivors include his mother Emanuela ...

Habersham

Mabel Edwards, 96, Cornelia
Mabel W. Edwards, age 96, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 22, 2016. She resided in Cornelia, GA.  Mabel was born on February 11, 1920 in Cherokee County, GA. &n ...
Walter J. Vaughn, 70, Demorest
Memorial services for Walter J. Vaughn, age 70 of Demorest will be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 11:00 AM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Connie Berry officiatin ...

Hall

Roma Ferne Nobles Bennett, 85, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Roma Ferne Nobles Bennett age 85 of Flowery Branch passed away on Saturday October 22, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton.        ...
Jerry Ray Boozer, 79, Lula
Jerry Ray Boozer died at his home in Lula and went to be with the Lord on October 22nd, 2016, after a long illness. He was 79.  Born March 23rd, 1937 at Grady Hospital, Atl ...
James L. "Jim" Grindle, 80, Gainesville
Mr. James L. "Jim" Grindle, 80 of Hendersonville, North Carolina formerly of Gainesville died October 22, 2016 in Hendersonville. A native of Gainesville, GA, Jim move ...

Jackson

Gary Lee Fowler, 76, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Gary Lee Fowler, age 76 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest, Saturday, October 22, 2016.  Mr. Fowler was born in Dennison, ...
Betty E. Brock, 78, Nicholson
Mrs. Betty E. Brock, age 78, of Nicholson, GA died Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Brock was born in Atlanta to the late Emmett and Mildred ...
Rev. Charles R. Morrison, 69, Commerce
Rev. Charles R. Morrison, age 69, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the Atlanta VA Medical Center.  Rev. Morrison was born in Commerce to the late David W. an ...

Other

Louise B. Hill, 83, Alpharetta
Louise B. Hill, age 83, of Alpharetta, Ga, passed away on October 22, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Red Hill; son, William Russell Hill. She is survived by her ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Barbara Fulcher Howington, age 74, of Hartwell, formerly of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away Saturday, October 22, 2016. Mrs. Howin ...
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.