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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Oct 28th, 2016

Dawson

Louise T. McCurdy, 90, Dawsonville
Louise T. McCurdy, 90, of Dawsonville passed away Friday October 28, 2016 following a period of declining health. Born December 14, 1925 in Richmond, Virginia to the late Frank ...

Forsyth

Julia Jeannette (Mrs. B) Bledsoe, age 80, of Statesboro, formerly of Cumming passed away Friday, October 28, 2016.  Julia was a U.S Army veteran where she met her late husband ...

Gwinnett

William Steven Nash, 66, Buford
Mr. William Steven Nash, age 66 of Buford, passed away on Friday, October 28, 2016 at his residence following a sudden illness. No services are scheduled at this time. Mr. Na ...

Hall

Bruce H. Butler, 75, Gainesville
Mr. Bruce H. Butler age 75 of Gainesville passed away on Friday October 28, 2016 at New Horizons Limestone following an extended illness. Funeral services will be announced at a ...
Karen 'Kay' Harkins, 50, Gainesville
Karen “Kay” Harkins, age 50, of Gainesville, GA passed away suddenly Friday October 28, 2016. Kay was born on May 15, 1966 to Barney Claudis and Velva Sisk Bruce.&nb ...
Harry Edward Martin, 87, Gainesville
Mr. Harry Edward Martin age 87 of Gainesville passed away on Friday October 28, 2016 at Peachtree Christian Hospice following an extended illness.       ...
William Jerry Nicholson, 82 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on Friday October 28, 2016. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., ...
Harold Stanley, 78, Flowery Branch
Mr. Harold Stanley, age 78, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, October 28, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton. A Celebration of Life will be 2:00 p.m. ...

Jackson

Agnes Inez Sosebee, 82, Talmo
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday October 31, 2016 at Pond Fork Baptist Church for Agnes Inez Sosebee age 82, of Talmo. The Rev. Larry Buffington and Rev. Johnny ...

Other

Teresa Ailene Ledford-Goss, 44, Anderson, South Carolina
Funeral services for Teresa Ailene Ledford-Goss, age 44 of Anderson, South Carolina, will be held graveside on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 2:00 PM from the Mt. Zion Baptist Church ...

Rabun

Rev. Tommy Dwight Loggins, 69, Rabun Gap
Reverend Tommy Dwight Loggins, 69, of Rabun Gap, passed away at his residence with his loving family at his side. Dwight was the son of the late Henry Kelsey Loggins and Nellie Mae ...

Stephens

Mr. Gary “Skeeter” Michael Tester, age 58 of 763 West Currahee Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, October 28, 2016 at his residence. A son of the late Paul ...
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.