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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Apr 7th, 2016

Forsyth

Richard Jackson “Jack” Moseman, age 73, of Cumming, passed away on April 7, 2016.  He was a wonderful, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.&n ...

Habersham

Debra Annette Shirley Hoff, age 56 of Mt. Airy, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2016, at her residence. Born in Habersham County on January 4, 1960, she was a daughter of Homer S ...
Harold J. Welborn, 72, Cornelia
Harold J. Welborn, age 72 of Cornelia, passed away April 7, 2016.   Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on April 11, 1944, he was a son of the late Joseph Lawrence Welborn and ...

Lumpkin

Jessie Mack Layne, 65, Dahlonega
Jessie Mack Layne age 65 of Dahlonega, passed Thursday, April 7, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.  Mr. Layne was preceded by his father Floyd Layne ...
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