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Local Obits for Sat. Apr 23rd, 2016

Forsyth

Nettie Smith Parnell, 62, Cumming
    Nettie Smith Parnell, age 62, of Cumming, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on April 23, 2016. Ms. Parnell was born in Forsyth County on March 6th, 1954, ...

Habersham

Gregg Jenkins, 70, Mt. Airy
Greg Jenkins, age 70 of Mt. Airy, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016. Born in Dayton, Ohio on October 8, 1945, he was a son of the late Jack and Ruth Schuyler Jenkins. Mr. Je ...

Hall

Taliah Sabreen Freeman, 32, Gainesville
Taliah Sabreen Freeman age 32 of Gainesville, GA passed away on April 23, 2016.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday at Rucker Memorial Baptist Church at 1:00 PM. Profes ...
Thomas L. Brock, 92, Gainesville
Little & Davenport Funeral Home Announces the death of Mr. Thomas L. Brock 92 of Gainesville, Ga. Mr. Brock died Sat. April 23, 2016 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center. Comple ...

Jackson

Linda Joyce Barnett, 71, Nicholson
Mrs. Linda Joyce Barnett, age 71, of Nicholson, GA died Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Barnett was the daughter of the late Garnett and Will ...
Cathryn Phillips, 83, Jefferson
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Cathryn “Booley” Phillips, age 83, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2016. Mrs. Phillips was ...

Other

James Lewis Moss, 73, Canton
James Lewis Moss, age 73 of Canton, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016. Born in Banks County, Georgia on April 25, 1942, he was a son of the late Gladys Marie White Wood. Mr. ...

Rabun

Rupaben Patel, 80, Clayton
Rupaben Patel, age 80, of Clayton, Georgia, passed away, Saturday, April 23, 2016. Ms. Patel was born November 1, 1935 in Delod, India. She is preceded in death by her parents, ...
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