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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. May 22nd, 2016

Hall

William David Burson, 54, Gainesville
Mr. William David Burson, age 54 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at New Horizons Limestone Nursing Home following an extended illness. Memorial services are ...
Charles Edward Humphries, 89, Gainesville
   Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Ward's Funeral Home for Charles E. Humphries, 89, of Gainesville. Interment wil ...
Jane Kyle Oliver, 83, Gainesville
         Mrs. Jane Kyle Oliver, 83, of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness. & ...
Edwin Roger Suggs, 77, Gainesville
  Mr. Edwin (Roger) Suggs, age 77, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2016.           Graveside services w ...
Clifton Lee Wingo, 78, Gainesville
  Mr. Clifton Lee Wingo, age 78, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.        &n ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Nellie Faye “Little Gal” Lee, age 69, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2016. Mrs. Lee was born in Jeffers ...
Philip Ramseur Elam, 65, Hoschton
Philip Ramseur Elam, age 65, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, May 22, 2016. A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30 ...

Other

Thomas Leroy Haulk, 69, Ellijay
Mr. Thomas Leroy Haulk, age 69 of Ellijay, passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at his residence following a brief illness.           ...
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.