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Frankie Howell Davis, 65, Winder
Frankie Howell Davis, age 65 of Winder passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016.  Memorial services have not been arranged.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, ...
James Allen Walker, 67, Winder
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Allen Walker, age 67 of Winder, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, October 8, 2016.  Mr. Walker was born in Douglasvil ...

Forsyth

Paul Francis Peter Coenen, , 71, of Cumming, GA. passed away at his residence on Saturday, October 8, 2016.  No Services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements by McDonal ...

Gwinnett

Joyce Yvonne Durham Barrett, 73, Snellville
Joyce Yvonne Durham Barrett (Joy), age 73, passed gracefully on wings of angels into the arms of God following an extended illness. The daughter of the late William Fletcher and Me ...

Habersham

Josephine Adams Franklin, 74, Demorest
Josephine Adams Franklin, age 74 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 08, 2016 following an extended illness. Born in Demorest, Georgia on Jan ...

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Lorraine Fraim, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Lorraine Fraim, age 82, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Waterford Assisted Living. Private Memorial Services will be at a later date. Mrs. Fraim ...
Leslie Rena Slaton, 41, Gainesville
Ms.Leslie Rena Slaton, age 41, of Gainesville, GA passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016 following complications with diabetes. She was born and raised in Gainesville, GA, but sp ...

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Gloria Jean Skiles Appleby, 75, Danielsville
  Gloria Jean Skiles Appleby age 75 of Danielsville passed away Saturday Oct. 8, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Appleby was born April 18, 1941 in Christiana, PA. She worked f ...
Ted William Miller, 62, Tennille
Mr. Ted William Miller age 62 of Tennille, Ga passed away on Saturday October 08, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile accident. &n ...

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James B. Jones, 85, Hiawassee
Mr. James B. Jones, age 85 of Hiawassee, passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Chatuge Regional Hospital in Hiawassee.Mr. Jones was born August 26, 1931 in Blairsville, GA to th ...

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Phillip Michael Sisk, 53, Cleveland
Phillip Michael Sisk was invited out of my life and into the Lord’s on Saturday, October 8, 2016.  Phil was 53 year old.  Thank you Lord for giving Phil the strengt ...
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