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Local Obits for Sat. Jun 11th, 2016

Forsyth

Chesley Madison (C.M.) Honea, Jr., age 72 of Cumming passed away Friday, June 10, 2016. C.M. was a man of faith and very devoted to God, his own family and his church family at Roa ...
Barbara Sue Howard, 61, Gainesville
Barbara Sue Howard, age 61 of Gainesville, GA (Forsyth County), passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at her home following an extended illness. Sue was born May 2, 1955 in Maryvi ...
Dr. Tracy Renee Maloney, age 46 of Cumming, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Tracy graduated from Life College and was a chiropractor owning her own business known as The Fo ...

Gwinnett

Bobby Lee Griffin, 76, Lawrenceville
Bobby Lee Griffin, age 76 of Lawrenceville, GA died Saturday, June 11, 2016. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Interm ...

Habersham

Lee Baird Jackson, 92, Cornelia
Lee Baird Jackson, age 92, formerly of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Mrs. Jackson was born on December 31, 2016 in Jackson County, Georgia. She was ...
David Anthony Shackelford, age 56, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Friday, June 10, 2016 following a sudden illness. Memorial Services are scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Sunday, ...

Hall

Roger Alton Bryant, 70, Lula
Funeral Services are scheduled for 10:00 Thursday, June 16, 2016 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Roger Alton Bryant, age 70 of Lula. The Rev. Earl Pirkle will offic ...
Estelle Honea Caine, 92, Gainesville
Estelle Honea Caine, age 92 of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at The Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, June 14, 20 ...
Luis Fernando Carmona-Zepeda, 16, Gainesville
Luis Fernando Carmona-Zepeda, age 16 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile accident. ...
Angel Jesus Huerta, 4, Gainesville
Angel Jesus Huerta, age 4 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral ...
Clifford Emory Johns, 77, Flowery Branch
Mr. Clifford Emory Johns, age 77 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services ar ...
Richard Jackson Pope, Gainesville
Richard Jackson Pope, local business man, entrepreneur and visionary died June 11, 2016 following a brief illness. His friends and business colleagues saw him as much more than ...
Denise Ramos, 9, Gainesville
Denise Ramos, age 9 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral servi ...

Jackson

Myrtice S. Buffington, 73, Commerce
Mrs. Myrtice S. Buffington, age 73, of Commerce died Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mrs. Buffington worked for Dairy Queen in Gainesville for ...
Robert Steven Lee, 56, Jefferson
Robert Steven Lee, age 56, of Jefferson passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016.  He love to camp, fish, his Harley Davidson Motorcycles, being outdoors and working on things.&nbs ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Alexander Woody, Sr., affectionately known as “Woody”, age 78 of Commerce, Georgia, who entered into rest Saturday, ...

Lumpkin

Vera Lucille Bowen Wolff, 98, Dahlonega
Mrs. Vera Lucille Bowen Wolff, age 98, of Dahlonega  passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Bell Minor Home in Gainesville, Georgia.   A Hall County native, Mrs ...
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