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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Mar 2nd, 2016

Barrow

 Mrs. Virginia “Jenny” Moulder, age 84 of Winder, Georgia passed away March 2, 2016.  A native of Auburn, she was a daughter of the late Crawford and Ruby ...

Dawson

William Norris McWhorter, 86, Dawsonville
William Norris McWhorter, 86, of Dawsonville, GA died at his home on March 2, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.  Born in Forsyth County, he was the son of the late William ...
Wilma Mooney Vaughn, 67, Dawsonville
  Wilma Mooney Vaughn, age 67, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2016.  Wilma was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church and is preceded in death by her ...

Forsyth

Gerald “Jerry” Kenneth Johnson, age 72, of Cumming, passed away on March 2nd, 2016.  He is preceded in death by his wife, Judith Johnson.   He is surviv ...

Gwinnett

Harold Williams, 70, Lawrenceville
Harold Williams, age 70, of Lawrenceville passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2016.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966 ...

Habersham

Tanya Faye Brown, 42, Alto
Tanya Faye Brown, age 42, of Alto, passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. Mrs. Brown was born February 3, 1974 in Stephens County, Georgia. She was a dedicated member of Alto ...
David Leroy Pinkerton, 61, Clarkesville
David Leroy Pinkerton passed away March 2, 2016.     Born on March 28, 1954 in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, Mr. Pinkerton was the son of the late James and Agnes Luke ...

Hall

Mamie Lynn DeLong, 55, Dahlonega
       Mrs. Mamie Lynn DeLong, age 55 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at Chestatee Hospital, Dahlonega, following an extended ...

Jackson

Ernest Whitlock, 91, Commerce
Mr. Ernest Whitlock, age 91, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at Brookdale Assisted Living.  Mr. Whitlock was born in Talmo to the late J.J. and Lillie Covington ...

Lumpkin

Frank R. Powell, 71, Dahlonega
Frank R. Powell, 71, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday March 1, 2016. Born June 16, 1944 in Dawson County to the late Claude and Lois Powell, he had lived in Lumpkin County for t ...
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