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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Dec 5th, 2016

Forsyth

Judith Ora Cooper, 70, Cumming
Judith Ora Cooper, age 70 of Forsyth County, passed away on Monday, December 5, 2016.  She is survived by her children, Detra Valentine of Gainesville, Marguerite Yates, De ...

Habersham

Lillian Parfitt Stewart, 92, Cornelia
Lillian Parfitt Stewart, age 92, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Monday, December 5, 2016. Mrs. Stewart was born on April 23, 1924, in Pewsey, England, to the late John Wal ...

Hall

William George Bozarth, 88, Gainesville
Mr. William George Bozarth, age 88, of Gainesville, Georgia unexpectedly went home to be with the Lord Monday, December 5, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Funeral Service ...
Rebeca Araujo-Castillo, 39, Gainesville
Ms. Rebeca Araujo-Castillo, 39, of Gainesville passed away December 5, 2016.  A funeral service is scheduled for Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Michael Cat ...
Eugene Terrell Duncan, 78, Gainesville
Mr. Eugene Terrell Duncan, age 78 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following a brief illness. Funeral services are scheduled fo ...
Jim Wages, 76, Clermont
Jim Wages age 76 of Clermont, Ga. Died Sunday December 4, 2016 at his residence. A memorial service will be held at 11 am Saturday December 10, 2016 at the Little Davenport Ch ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Ira Ella “Rella” Crumley Couch, age 93 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, December 4, 2016.  Mrs. C ...
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