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Local Obits for Thu. May 5th, 2016

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Brandi Sue Darling, 31, Auburn
Brandi Sue Darling, age 31, of Auburn passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor ...

Forsyth

Geoffrey Andrew "Andy" Jones, age 26, of Cumming passed away Monday, May 2, 2016.  Andy was a wonderful father who loved his family more than anything. Survivors ...
Rudean A. Mathis, 86, Cumming
    Ms. Rudean A. Mathis, age 86, of Forsyth County, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2016, at Northside Forsyth Hospital in Cumming, GA. Born in Forsyth County on F ...
James Tony "Goose" McGee, age 57 of Cumming passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2016.  Goose was a member of Beaver Ruin Baptist Church.  He is preceded in death by h ...

Gwinnett

Gregory R. Kilgore, 67, Buford
Mr. Gregory R. Kilgore, age 67, of Buford passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016.   A Memorial Service will be held 2:00 – 4:00p.m., Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Ameri ...

Habersham

Eunice Wood Allen, 94, Clarkesville
Eunice Wood Allen, age 94, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Mrs. Allen was born in Habersham County on August 14, 1921 to the late Oliver Joh ...
Curtis Thomason Jr., 73, Carnesville
Curtis Thomason, Jr., age 73, of Carnesville, GA passed away Thursday, May  5, 2016. Mr. Thomason was born December 1, 1942 in Franklin County, Georgia to the late Cur ...

Hall

Nancy Gilstrap Savage, 54, Gainesville
  Ms. Nancy Gilstrap Savage, age 54, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, May 05, 2016 at her residence.            ...
Gloria Wilson Bearden, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Gloria Wilson Bearden, age 86 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Gateway Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for M ...
JoAnn C. Davis, 79, Gainesville
JoAnn C. Davis, 79, of Gainesville, died Thursday May 5, 2016.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville.

Jackson

Rose Marie Holly Ambroise, 74, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Rose Marie Holly Ambroise, age 74 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, May 4, 2016.  Mrs. Ambroise was born in ...
Lillie Mae Frady Lee, 88, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lillie Mae Frady Lee, age 88 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, May 5, 2016.  Mrs. Lee was born in Raleigh, N ...

Other

Bessie Mae Fowler Jordan, 71, Jonesboro
Bessie Mae Fowler Jordan, age 71, of Jonesboro, GA, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016 at the Pruitt Healthcare in Toccoa.   A daughter of the late G.L. and Mary Lou Dav ...
Katie Goodson Kay, 80, Asheville, N.C.
  Mrs. Katie Goodson Kay, age 80, of Asheville, North Carolina passed away on Thursday, May 05, 2016 at Phoebe Putney Hospital in Albany, Georgia following a brief illness. ...
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
Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69
Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom, has died at age 69