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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. May 18th, 2016

Forsyth

Robert J. “Butch” Reynolds, III, age 68, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016.  A loving father, son, grandfather, brother and uncle, Butch was a U.S. Na ...

Habersham

Tommy Leonard Cash, 82, Mt. Airy
Tommy Leonard Cash, age 82 of Mount Airy, passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced soon. An online ...
Marcus Hulsey, 65, Demorest
Marcus Gene Hulsey, age 65 of Demorest, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in June 24, 1950, he was a son of the late Marcus Hulsey, ...
Tommy Parker, 69, Cornelia
Tommy Thurston Parker, age 69 of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016.  Born in Rabun County on January 12, 1947, he was a son of the late Thomas Brown Parker and ...

Hall

Glenda Pope Berry, 68, Gainesville
Mrs. Glenda Pope Berry, age 68, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2016 at her home.  The cause of death was Lewy-Body Dementia.  Mrs. Berry was bor ...
Marlon Lex Burt, 55, Alto
Mr. Marlon Lex Burt, 55 of Alto died Wednesday May 18, 2016 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Burt was the son of the late Maurice Parks and Florence Del ...
Flora Jane Adams Kerns, 61, Gainesville
  Mrs. Flora Jane Adams Kerns age 61 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday May 17, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.    &nb ...
Sidney G. McGhee, Jr., Gainesville
  Sidney G. McGhee, Jr., died May 4, 2016 at Solari Hospice Care in Las Vegas, Nevada. Surviving are his parents, Elaine and Sid McGhee of Sumter, SC and his s ...
Dairl (Keith) Stewart, 59, Gainesville
Mr. Dairl “Keith” Stewart, age 59 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.   Fu ...

Jackson

James Michael Blackwell, 71, Monroe, formerly of Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Michael Blackwell, age 71 of Monroe, Georgia, formerly of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, May 18, 2016.  ...

Rabun

Charles Neal Robinson, 79, Toccoa
Mr. Charles Neal Robinson, age 79 of 51 Robinson Way, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at the home of his daughter. A son of the late Cliff and Artie Smith Robins ...
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
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.
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.