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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Dec 17th, 2016

Dawson

Glen Pat Gober, 76, Dawsonville
Glen Pat Gober, 76, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday December 17,, 2016 at his residence following a sudden illness. Born June 20, 1940 in Forsyth County to the late George a ...
Thomas B. Mote, 72, Dawsonville
Thomas B. Mote, age 72, of Dawsonville, GA (Lumpkin County), passed away Saturday, December 17, 2016 at the Northeast GA Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.   Thomas was ...

Forsyth

Frances Dishroom, 84, Cumming
Frances Dishroom, age 84 of Cumming, passed away Saturday, December 17, 2016.  She was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. Frances  was preceded in death by her first ...

Gwinnett

Carolyn Lee Hughes, 75, Buford
Mrs. Carolyn Lee Hughes, age 75, of Buford passed away Friday, December 16, 2016 at Peachtree Christian Hospice, surrounded by her family.     Funeral Services wil ...

Hall

Thelma M. Doss, 94, Gainesville
Mrs. Thelma M. Doss, 94, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on December 16, 2016. A graveside burial service will be held on Monday, December 19, 2016 at 11:00 am for family only. ...
Loy Douglas 'Doug' Harrison, 62, Gainesville
Loy Douglas "Doug" Harrison passed away Dec. 17, 2016. Doug was born in Gainesville Ga. Son of the late Loy C. Harrison and Faye D. Harrison. Mr. Harrison is survived by ...
Charlie Haynes, 79, Gainesville
 Charlie Haynes, 79, of Gainsville, passed away, December 16, 2016. Born September 20, 1937 he was the son of the late Willie Haynes and Cindy Carroll Haynes.  In additio ...

Jackson

Ernest Willie Loggins, 74, Winterville
Ernest Willie Loggins, age 74, of Winterville, Georgia passed away at his home, surrounded by family, on Saturday, December 17th 2016.  Mr. Loggins was a retired pai ...
Beatrice Holder Varnum, 89, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Beatrice Holder Varnum, age 89 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, December 17, 2016.  Mrs. Varnum was precede ...

Stephens

Jack Morris Cheek, 81, Toccoa
Jack Morris Cheek, age 81, of Toccoa, Georgia, passed away on Friday, December 16, 2016. Mr. Cheek was born on September 9, 1935 in Stephens County, Georgia. He was precede ...

White

Joan Lynch Bowser, 91, Cleveland
Joan Lynch Bowser, 91, died December 17, 2016 in Baldwin, Georgia. She was born June 12, 1925 to James and Mary Habershaw in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Early in her life she develo ...
Harvey Joe Clark, 88, Cleveland
Harvey Joe Clark, 88, of Cleveland passed away December 17, 2016. No services scheduled at this time. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 305 ...
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
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