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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jun 14th, 2016

Banks

Bill C. Whitmire, 85, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Bill C. Whitmire, age 85 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, June 14, 2016.  Mr. Whitmire was born in Jackson Co ...

Habersham

Elma Jean Simpson, 67, Cornelia
Elma Jean Simpson, age 67, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Mrs. Simpson was born on February 5, 1949,  in Rabun County, Georgia to the late Sam ...

Hall

Jackie Sue Adams, 68, Gainesville
       Mrs. Jackie Sue Adams, age 68 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended i ...

Jackson

Susan Hardman Strickland, 69, Gillsville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Susan Hardman Strickland, age 69 of Gillsville, Georgia who entered in to rest Tuesday, June 14, 2016.  Mrs. Strickland was born ...

Other

Jurelle Smith Webb, aged 80, died on June 14, 2016 after a four year battle with cancer.  She was recently preceded in death by her husband, Quincy.  Jurelle was born ...

Rabun

James Clayton McClain passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at Mountain View Care Facility in Clayton, Georgia at the age of 100 and ½. He had celebrated his 100th  ...
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