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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 10th, 2016

Forsyth

Ricky Hood, 58, Cumming
Ricky Hood, age 58 of Clarkesville, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2016. He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He was loved by his wife, children and grandchildren and l ...
Filomena Perez, 78, Cumming
Filomena Perez, age 78 of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2016.   Graveside services will be held Saturday, March 12th at 1:00 pm at Sawnee View Memorial Gar ...
Mary Stevens Walls, 86, Cumming
Mary Stevens Walls, age 86, of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2016. She was born to John F. and Ruth P. Stevens in Walton County, GA and grew up and was educated in Ga ...

Habersham

Frederick Bennett Mahan, Jr. age 89 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2016 following a period of declining health. Born in Trenton, New Jersey on ...
Jo Ann Nations Moore, 71, Clarkesville
Jo Ann Nations Moore, age 71 of Clarkesville, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on January 24, 1945, she was a daughter of the late William Ern ...

Hall

Mrs. Sheila Jeannette Reed Ferguson, age 58 of Clermont, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.      &n ...
Herbert Edward Houston, 79, Gainesville
Mr. Herbert Edward Houston, age 79 of Gainesville, won the victory over Alzheimer’s Disease on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at his residence.      &nb ...
Charlene C. Jewett, 87, Gainesville
Charlene Coler Jewett passed quietly March 10, 2016 at Gainesville, GA.  Mrs. Jewett was born in Dayton, Ohio.  She married George Jewett February 5, 1948.  They w ...
Clara M. Sosebee, 85, Clermont
Clara M. Sosebee age 85 of Clermont ended her earthly journey quietly and peacefully at the beautiful home she loved for many years on Wednesday March 09, 2016 following an extende ...

Jackson

M.C. Gooch, 66, Braselton
M.C. Gooch, age 66, of Braselton passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Intermen ...

Lumpkin

Paul E. Manley, 87, Dahlonega
Mr. Paul E. Manley of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016.  Mr. Manley was born May 31, 1928 in Danielsville, Georgia; he was the son of the late Jeffe ...

White

Joel Bradley Thurmond Sr., 63, Cleveland
Joel Bradley Thurmond Sr., age 63 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016 at his residence.  Mr. Thurmond was born August 24, 1952 in Hiawassee to the late James ...
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