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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Oct 30th, 2016

Banks

Eloise Parker Antley, age 84 of Alto, passed away Sunday, October 30, 2016.  Memorial services will be held 6:30 pm Thursday, November 3, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy ...

Gwinnett

Patricia H. Oreszko of Buford, Georgia, loving wife, devoted mother and loyal friend left this life to begin eternal life on Sunday, October 30, 2016. A Funeral Mass will be hel ...

Hall

Shirley Garner Clinton, 74, Gainesville
Shirley Garner Clinton, 74, of Gainesville passed away Sunday October 30, 2016 at Clay County Care Center in Hayesville, North Carolina following a period of declining health. B ...
Lorene Freeman, 96, Gainesville
Lorene Freeman, age 96, of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2016. Mrs. Freeman was born on December 13, 1919, in White County, to the late Martha West.  She ...
Katherine Whitmire, 78, Chicopee
Katherine Whitmire, 78, of Chicopee, GA passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held ...

Jackson

Mary Elizabeth Hill, 96, Commerce
  Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Hill, age 95, of Commerce died Sunday, October 30, 2016 at her residence.  Mrs. Hill was born in Royston, GA to the late, Charlie Lee and Alice R ...

Stephens

Kenneth Odis Jameson, 59, Toccoa
Mr. Kenneth “Kenny” Odis Jameson, age 59 of 205 W. Silver Shoals Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, October 30, 2016 at his residence. A son of Annette Crump ...
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