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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. May 28th, 2016

Banks

Mrs. Diana Marie Miller Morgan, age 60 of Damascus Road, Homer, GA, passed away Saturday, 28, 2016 at the Athens Regional Medical Center.    A daughter of Louise Moyer ...

Forsyth

Eugene Kamalich, 73, Cumming
Eugene Kamalich 73 of Cumming passed away on May 28th, 2016. McDonald and Son is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrange ...

Gwinnett

Johnny Wesley Segars, 72, Lawrenceville
Mr. Johnny Wesley Segars, age 72, of Lawrenceville, GA, formerly of Toccoa, passed away Saturday, May, 28, 2016 in the Eastside Medical Center in Snellville, GA.   A son of ...

Habersham

Harold Ledford, 69, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Harold Ledford, age 69, of Clarkesville will be held on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 2:00 PM from the Unity Baptist Church.  Rev. Jamie Chastain, Rev. Wesley ...
Necie Lealer Lois Worley Shirley, age 89 of Alto, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2016. Born in Demorest, Georgia on April 29, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Wooten and Ola ...

Hall

Cecilia Ruth Dyer, 78, Oakwood
Cecelia Ruth Dyer, 78, of Oakwood, GA, passed away May 28, 2016.  Ruth was born May 25, 1938, in Blairsville, Georgia, to Frank Hedden Dyer and Dora Nix Dyer.   Funera ...

Lumpkin

Mr. Benjamin Irwin “Benny” Nation, age 58 of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a sudden illness.   Benny w ...
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.