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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Apr 28th, 2016

Forsyth

Ben Ed Bramblett, 80, Cumming
Ben Ed Bramblett, age 80 of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2016. He was a member of Orange United Methodist Church. Ben Ed was an avid hobbyist of coin collecting and& ...

Gwinnett

Elizabeth Russell, 69, Buford
Elizabeth Russell, age 69 of Buford, GA died Thursday, April 28, 2016 after a brief illness. Funeral service will be held Monday, May 2, 2016 at 7:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial C ...

Habersham

V. L. Lovell, 96, Batesville
Mr. V. L. Lovell, age 96, of Batesville passed away on April 28, 2016 following an extended illness. Mr. Lovell was born on May 14, 1919 in Habersham County, Georgia, to the l ...
Jacqueline Wilson, 70, Alto
Jacqueline Wilson age 70 of Alto passed away Thursday April 28, 2016. Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday May 2, 2016 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel. Interment w ...

Hall

Vicki Peeples Allen Edmonds,, 67, Gainesville
 Ms. Vicki Peeples Allen Edmonds, age 67, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 28, 2016.      A memorial service i ...
Dr. Robert C. Grant, 83, Gainesville
  Dr. Robert C. Grant passed away on April 28th at 83 years of age.  Dr. Grant was a kind man who served countless patients for 40 years through his medical practic ...
Mary Colleen Poole Howard, 89, Gainesville
    Mrs. Mary Colleen Poole Howard age 89, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016. Graveside services are scheduled for 3:00 pm Monday, May ...

Jackson

Joe Dennis Garrison, 68, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joe Dennis Garrison, age 68 of Maysville, Georgia,  who entered into rest Thursday, April 28, 2016.  Mr. Garrison was born i ...
Mary Bell Hayes, Jefferson
Mrs. Mary Bell Hayes (Witt) was born in Jefferson, GA to the late Rate Moss and Woodie Witt.  Mrs. Hayes moved to Cincinnati, Ohio for many years where she met her late husban ...
Robert Edward Lee, 66, Hoschton
Robert Edward Lee, age 66, of Hoschton passed away Monday, April 25, 2016.  Robert was a Vietnam Army Veteran, he was a minister of the Gospel, he collected antiques, he was a ...
James Larry Lord, 76, Commerce
Mr. James Larry Lord, age 76, of Commerce died Thursday, April 28, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Lord was born in Commerce to the late, James Woodie and Margare ...

Lumpkin

Billy Richard Johnson, 66, Dahlonega
Billy Richard Johnson passed away at his home in Dahlonega, GA on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at the age of 66. Bill is predeceased by his parents, Delvin and Anna Johnson, his bro ...
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