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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Nov 29th, 2016

Forsyth

 Virginia Vickers Elsner born September 9, 1922 passed away peacefully at her home on November 29, 2016. She is survived by her daughter Robyn Elsner Gilewski, son-in-law Denn ...

Gwinnett

Henry Mitchell Taylor, Jr., age 76 of Buford, GA, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016.  Funeral Service will be held Friday, December 2, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill ...

Habersham

Soubanh Tenakoun, 53, Cornelia
Soubanh Tenakoun, age 53, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Mr. Tenakoun was born on December 12, 1962, in Vientiane, Laos, to the late Chanh and ...

Hall

Dorothy (Dot) Wynelle Harper, 91, died Nov. 29 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Born in Helen Ga., Dot and her family moved to Chicopee shortly aft ...
Alma Turner Key, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Alma Turner Key, passed away November 29, 2016 after a brief illness at the age of 88. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 in the chapel ...
Robert Lorenzo Pendleton, 70, Gainesville
       Mr. Robert Lorenzo Pendleton, age 70 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following ...
John N. Richardson Jr, 83, Gainesville
John N. Richardson Jr., age 83 of Gainesville, passed away on November 29, 2016.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday December 2, 2016 at First Presbyterian Chur ...
Cody Michael Roper, 26, Lula
    Mr. Cody Michael Roper, age 26 of Lula, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center after battling cancer for over a year.&n ...

Jackson

Jonathan “John” Conrad Bishop, age 32 of Commerce, GA passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2016.   John was an amazing husband and father. He was so loving, car ...
Ruth Kent Underwood left this earth to meet her Lord and Savior on November 23, 2016 after 90 years of a life filled with love of her family, her church, and her schoolchildren. &n ...

Rabun

Carol Upchurch, 70, Clayton
Carol Upchurch, age 70, of Clayton, Ga., passed away peacefully at her residence Tuesday November 29, 2016. She was born November 1, 1946 the daughter of the late William E. Sulliv ...
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