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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Apr 9th, 2016

Dawson

Charles M. “Charlie” Johnston, 64, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday April 9, 2016. Born September 21, 1951 in Tampa, Florida to the late Charles and Carol Quillia ...

Forsyth

Alice M. Sneed, 83, Cumming
Alice M. Sneed, age 83 of Cumming, passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2016. She was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church in Milton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hoyt Sne ...

Hall

Steven Eugene Whitehead, 58, Gainesville
Steven Eugene Whitehead, 58 of Gainesville, Ga. died Saturday April 9, 2016 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center. He was a native and life resident of Gainesville, Ga. He was a registere ...

Jackson

Sandra Kay Afroozi, 67, Talmo
Mrs. Sandra Kay Afroozi, age 67, of Talmo passed away Saturday, April 9, 2016 at her home following an extended illness.   Funeral Mass will be held 2:00p.m., Wednesday ...
Mr. Clifton Daniel (Danny) Puckett, age 54, of Commerce died Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center.  Mr. Puckett was born in Duluth to Kay Elizabeth Ca ...

White

John Carlton McCoy, 73, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. John Carlton McCoy, age 73 of Covington, formerly of Cleveland. Mr. McCoy passed away Friday, April 7, 2016 followi ...
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