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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. May 17th, 2016

Dawson

Loy D. Hughes, 88, Monroe
Loy D. Hughes, 88, of Monroe passed away Monday May 16, 2016 at Great Oaks Senior Living following a period of declining health. Born September 13, 1927 in Dawson County to the ...

Habersham

Grady Lee Poole, 91, Clarkesville
Grady Lee Poole, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather passed away peacefully at his home of almost 24 years in Clarkesville, Georgia on Monday, May 16, 2016. ...

Hall

Amy Lucille Fleming (Susie) died peacefully on May 17, 2016 at Ashton Senior Living after a brief illness.  She was a charter member of Lakewood Baptist Church.  Because ...
George Harold Hogsed, Jr., 77, Gainesville
Mr. George Harold Hogsed, Jr., 77, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2016.   A lifetime resident of Hall County, Mr. Hogsed was born on September 17, 1938. ...
Sherry Malee Mills, 53, Oakwood
Mrs. Sherry Malee Mills, age 53 of Oakwood, passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness. Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday, Ma ...

Lumpkin

Donald James Capie, 78, Dahlonega, formerly of Chula Vista, California
Donald James Capie age 78 of Dahlonega and Chula Vista California passed away on May 17, 2016. Don was born in Long Island New York and served in the US Navy, he was a member of th ...

Stephens

Mr. James Claborn Holbrooks, Sr., age 83 of 606 Cedar Fork Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at his residence.   A son of the late Paul Eugene and ...

White

Dewey L. Turner, 52, Cleveland
Dewey LaWayne Turner, age 52 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at Habersham Home. Mr. Turner was born on April 14, 1964, in Gainesville, Georgia, to Ralph and F ...
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
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