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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Apr 25th, 2016

Hall

Linda Gail Collins, 56, Gainesville
Linda Gail Collins, 56, of Gainesville, passed away on April 25, 2016. Born on July 26, 1959, in Atlanta, GA. Mrs. Collins had lived in Gainesville for the last 40 years. S ...
Harold Edwin Thomason, 86, Clermont
Harold Edwin Thomason, 86, of Clermont Georgia passed away on April 9, 2016 at home surrounded by family.  A graveside service and interment of ashes will be held at the Thoma ...

Jackson

June Marie Lawrence Hall, 88, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. June Marie Lawrence Hall, age 88, of Jefferson, Georgia.  June Hall was called away by our great physician on April 25, 2016.&nb ...
Howard Pratt Nix, 85, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Howard Pratt Nix, age 85, of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away on Monday, April 25, 2016. Mr. Nix was born in Jefferson, Georgia, a s ...
Kenneth Duane Taylor, 46, Pendergrass
Kenneth Duane Taylor, age 46, of Pendergrass, passed away on April 25th, 2016.    He is preceded in death by his mother, Lydia Taylor.   Kenneth is surviv ...

Lumpkin

Melody Ann Kyall, 56, Dahlonega
Melody Ann Kyall, age 56, of Dahlonega, GA (formerly Jacksonville, FL) passed away unexpectedly on April 25, 2016.   Melody was preceded in death by her father, Kirby F. ...

Other

Annie Bramlett Smith, 91, Lavonia
Mrs. Annie Bramlett Smith, age 91 of 2278 Providence Church Road, Lavonia passed away Monday, April 25, 2016 at her home.   A daughter of the late Frank and Estelle Ride ...

Rabun

Sandra Lou Talley Watson, 72, Rabun Gap
  Sandra Lou Talley Watson, 72, of Rabun Gap, Georgia passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center with her family at her side.   Sandra was born in Hayesvill ...
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