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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 17th, 2016

Habersham

Roy Lee Keller, 57, Mt. Airy
Roy Lee Keller, age 57 of Mt. Airy, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016, at his residence.  Born in Habersham County on December 2, 1958, he was a son of Kirby Lee Keller an ...

Hall

Loy Charles Collins, 87, Gainesville
  Loy Charles Collins, age 87 of  Gainesville, Georgia died  Thursday March 17, 2016 from an extend illness.   Loy was born on December 13, 1928 to ...
Mamie Lou Henderson, 72, Gainesville
Mrs. Mamie Lou Henderson age 72 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday March 16, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   &n ...
Roberta “Sis” Hunter, 91, Gainesville
Mrs. Roberta “Sis” Hunter, age 91, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, with her family. &nbs ...
Kathryn Lynn Poff, 27, Gainesville
         Miss Kathryn Lynn Poff, age 27 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2016 in Milledgeville, Georgia from injuries sust ...

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Unie Olean Turner, 85, Cleveland
Unie Olean Turner, age 85 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Turner was the daughter of the late Wilburn and Mart ...
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