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Jimmie Paulette Curry, 73, Auburn
Jimmie Paulette Curry, age 73, of Auburn passed away Friday, April 29, 2016.  Jimmie was a member of Trinity Baptist Church of Auburn.  She loved her family and grandchil ...

Forsyth

James Henry Fowler, Jr. passed away on Friday, April 29, 2016 of a heart attack.  Born in Atlanta, Ga, James was the son of James Fowler and Dorothy Thomas.  He is preced ...

Habersham

Jean Benfield White, 91, Cornelia
    Jean Benfield White, age 91, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away peacefully, Friday, April 29, 2016.   Mrs. White was born on October 23, 1924 in ...

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Kenneth Harrison, Gainesville
Kenneth Harrison Known to most as “Bonji” and to some family as granddaddy was born in Gainesville, GA to the late Bob and Elizabeth Harrison.  Kenny joined the Na ...
James Howard, Gainesville
Mr. James Howard, services to be announced by Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel 989 Riverside Drive Gainesville, GA 30501. 770-297-6200. Online condolences atwww.memorialpa ...
Bobbie Jones Ledford, 90, Gainesville
Mrs. Bobbie Jones Ledford, 90, of Gainesville GA, passed away at her home April 29, 2016.     A Graveside service will be held at 3:00pm on May 1, 2016, at Al ...
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