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Local Obits for Fri. Mar 25th, 2016

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Hazel L.Palmer Palmer, 93, Auburn
Mrs. Hazel L. Palmer, age 93, of Auburn, GA died Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Palmer was born in Clarksville to the late John and Belle Ma ...

Dawson

Jean Greenway, 91, Dawsonville
Jean Greenway, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Friday March 25, 2016 at her residence following a period of declining health. Jean was born April 2, 1924 in Tennessee and was a l ...
Barbara West, 88, Dawsonville
Barbara West, 88, of Dawson County, Georgia, passed away Thursday March 17, 2016.  She grew up in Atlanta and Chattanooga.  Her parents were Alberta Louise and Noah B. Ne ...

Forsyth

Francis Joseph Sullivan, Frank, beloved husband, father, grandfather "Lito", brother, uncle, and loyal friend passed away peacefully on March 25, 2016 at the age of 80. ...

Gwinnett

Patricia Henslee “Patsy “Stewart, age 76 of Buford, GA died Friday, March 25, 2016. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mi ...

Habersham

Thong Sithideth, 74, Cornelia
Thong Sithideth, age 74, Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2016.   Mr. Sithideth was born on August 8, 1941 in Borican, Laos. He was a member of the Hab ...
Darlene Arrowood, 74, Demorest
  Darlene McClellan Arrowood, age 74 of Demorest, passed away Friday, March 25, 2016.   Born in Florida on March 27, 1941, she was a daughter of the late Ve ...
Aaron Thompson, 56, Toccoa
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Aaron Thompson, age 56 of Toccoa, who passed away Friday, March 25, 2016.   Arrangements are incomplete ...

Hall

Andrew “Ben” Poole, 82, Gainesville
Andrew “Ben” Poole 82, of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, March 25, 2016. Services are scheduled for 11 am Tuesday March 29, 2016 at Timber Ridge Baptist Church, ...

Jackson

Mr. Troy Gene Brandon, Sr., age 80, of Hoschton passed away Friday, March 25, 2016.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Monday, March 28, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home ...
Erica Ashley Lemus, 30, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Erica Ashley Lemus, age 30 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, March 25, 2016.  Mrs. Lemus was born in Chamblee, ...

Lumpkin

Carolyn Whatley Standridge died on Friday, March 25, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center due to a sudden brain aneurysm.   Carolyn was born in Atlanta, GA on Au ...
William M. Upshaw, 87, Dahlonega
Rev. William M. (Bill) Upshaw age 87 of Dahlonega entered into heaven in March 25, 2016 after a long battle with lung cancer. He was born in Tucker, Ga to James Upshaw and Ruth Car ...

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Barbara Jean Brown, 79, Toccoa
Mrs. Barbara Jean Brown, age 79 of Queen Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, March 25, 2016 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late Henry Johnson and Vinie Dean ...

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Benjamin Dean Brady, 51, Cleveland
Benjamin Dean Brady, age 51 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Athens Regional Hospital. Mr. Brady was born on November 18, 1964, in Demorest, Georgia to ...
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