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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Dec 13th, 2016

Banks

Leonard Autry Ginn, 78, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Leonard Autry Ginn, age 78 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, December 13, 2016. Mr. Ginn was born in Jefferson, Geo ...

Barrow

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Dorothy Josephine Tant Scarborough, age 91 of Winder, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, December 13, 2016.  Mrs. Scarboroug ...

Dawson

Nelda Jo Allen, 66, Dawsonville
Nelda Jo Allen, age 66 of Dawsonville, passed away on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.  Nelda adored her children and grandchildren and was the best mother and grandmother on the p ...

Forsyth

Jerry William Bagwell, 74, Cumming
Jerry William Bagwell, age 74 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.  Jerry was a member of Roanoke Baptist Church where he had served as an Ordained Deacon fo ...
Eljoria Aline Hudson, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016. Memorial Service for Ms. Hudson will be held Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at Coal Moun ...

Hall

Charlie Douglas Hawkins, 66, Gainesville
Mr. Charlie Douglas Hawkins, 66, of Gainesville passed away on December 13, 2016. A graveside service is scheduled for Friday, December 16, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in Solid Rock Bapt ...

Jackson

James Herbert Matthews, 67, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Herbert Matthews, age 67 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, December 13, 2016. Mr. Matthews was born in Jackso ...

Other

Charles Edward Chambers, age 66 of Royston, GA passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016.   Mr. Chambers was the son of the late Henry Clyde and Annie Lou Shubert Chamber ...
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