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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Mar 1st, 2016

Forsyth

Eva Crane, 88, Cumming
Eva Crane, age 88 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.  She enjoyed quilting, gardening and her beautiful flowers. She was a lifelong member of Macedonia Baptist ...
Rommie Rickett, 94, Cumming
Rommie Rickett, age 94 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. He was a member of Brookwood Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Rickett; parents, ...

Habersham

Norris Free, 79, Clarkesville
Norris Free, age 79 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Born in Clarkesville, on June 10, 1936, he was a son of the late Vance Adrian and Minnie Dean Free. Mr. ...
Susie Irene Gilbert, 98, wife of the late Rev. Wyatt M. Gilbert, passed away Monday, February 29, 2016. Born in Stockbridge, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Carl Ande ...

Hall

Bobby Lee Hayes,, 79, Clermont
Mr. Bobby Lee Hayes, 79, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at his home in Clermont, GA following an extended illness. Mr. Hayes was born June 7, 1936 in Jackson County to the late ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Reverend Daniel Chester Hall Sr., age 93, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Monday, February 29, 2016. Reverend Hall was born in C ...
  Ms. DeAnn Pollard O’Kelley, age 45, of Braselton, Georgia, died March 1, 2016.  Ms. O”Kelley was a graduate of Georgia State University and had been empl ...

Stephens

Mrs. Ovalene Kesler Hardman passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at Pruitt Health Toccoa.    She was born July 9, 1928 in Banks County, the daughter of the late Jame ...

White

Mary Rebecca Dunahoo, 91, Cleveland
Mary Rebecca Dunahoo, age 91 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at Friendship Health and Rehabilitation Center.  Mrs. Dunahoo was born on February 22, 1925, i ...
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