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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. May 23rd, 2016

Forsyth

Audrey Simmons Armstrong, 60 of Cumming, GA, passed away peacefully at her residence with her family by her side.  She was a member of First Redeemer Church, Cumming, GA. A lo ...
Anne Irene Silvera, 69, Cumming
Mrs. Anne Irene Silvera, age 69 of Cumming passed away Monday, May 23, 2016 at Eastside Medical Center. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Prince of Peac ...

Gwinnett

Robert F. (Bob) Green, 73, Buford
Robert F. “Bob” Green, age 73 of Buford, GA died Monday, May 23, 2016. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chap ...

Habersham

Donald Kimbrell, 76, Mt. Airy
Donald Kimbrell, age 76 of Mt. Airy, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.   Born in Habersham County, Georgia on October 24, ...
Mary Frances Knight, 80, Cornelia
Mary Frances Knight, 80 of Cornelia, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016.   Born in Banks County on May 06, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Howard and Hattie Chitwood ...

Hall

Mr. William (Bill) McCauley Hawkes, age 76, of Hoschton passed away Monday, May 23, 2016, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton.   Service will be at 11: ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Susan Marie Bagwell Massey, age 65, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, May 23, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Susan was born May ...
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.