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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 27th, 2016

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Lucreda Seagraves Addis, 63, Cornelia
Funeral services for Lucreda Seagraves Addis, age 63, of Cornelia, will be held on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 3:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at ...
John “J.D.” Holcomb, 88, Cornelia
J.D. Holcomb, age 88, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Thursday, October 27, 2016. Mr. Holcomb was born on October 20, 1928 in Clayton, Georgia. He was preceded ...
Stormi Ann Whisnant, 19, Clarkesville
Stormi Ann Whisnant, age 19, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 27, 2016. Stormi was born on July 3, 1997, in Demorest, Georgia. She was sel ...

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Kathleen McCrary Villyard, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Kathleen McCrary Villyard, 87 of Gainesville passed away peacefully at her home October 27, 2016.  She was the widow of John Alton Villyard, and mother of John S. and Lyn ...
Eve Wilson Black, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Eve Wilson Black, 88 of Gainesville went home to be with her Lord and Savior Friday October 27, 2016. Born in Manchester, Georgia, Mrs. Black was the daughter of the late B ...

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Janice Burnette, 80, Cleveland
Janice McGhee Burnette, age 80, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, October 27, 2016. Mrs. Burnette was born on September 29, 1936, in San Diego, California, the daughter of ...
Maureen Elizabeth Haynes, 68, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs Maureen Elizabeth Haynes, age 68 of Cleveland. Mrs Haynes passed away Wednesday,October 26, 2016. No services ar ...
Rose Mary Muszynski, 70, Cleveland
Rose Mary Muszynski, age 70 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, October 27, 2016. Mrs. Muszynski was born April 8, 1946 in Detroit, MI to the late James and Emma Gyorkos Previch ...
Alma Pilgrim, 96, Cleveland
Alma Pilgrim, age 96, of Cleveland passed away Thursday, October 27, 2016. Mrs. Pilgrim was born December 24, 1919 in Banks County to the late Gordon Wade Sr. and Mae Thomas Wad ...
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