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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jun 17th, 2016

Banks

Josie Virginia Montgomery age 82 of Commerce passed away Friday June 17, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Mrs. Montgomery was born August 7, 1933 in Ban ...
Barbara Ann Snipes, 76, Maysville
Barbara Ann Snipes age 76 of Maysville passed away Friday June 17, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Snipes was born Sept. 18, 1939 in Duluth, Georgia to the late J.C. & Lois Hayn ...

Hall

Mrs. Edwena Pritchard Wells Bagley age 84 of Gainesville died Friday June 17, 2016. Memorial Services are planned for Saturday June 25, 2016 at 11:00 am in the Little & Dave ...
Cecile Viola Carter, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Cecile Viola Carter age 88 of Gainesville passed away on Friday June 17, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.  Funeral services are sch ...

Stephens

Rommie Franklin Phillips, 80, Eastanollee
Mr. Rommie Franklin Phillips age 80 of 875 Buena Vista Drive, Eastanollee passed away Friday June 17, 2016 at Stephens County Hospital.   A son of the late Ira and Georgia D ...

White

Joann Dorsey, 81, Cleveland
Joann Dorsey, age 81 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, June 17, 2016.  Mrs. Dorsey was born April 11, 1935 in Greenville, SC to the late Joseph and Nola Conner Stover. She ...
Rebecca Jane Reese, 63, Helen
Rebecca Jane Reese, age 63 of Helen, passed away Friday, June 17, 2016.  Mrs. Reese was born March 10, 1953 in Lithonia to the late Robert and Minnie Bowen Corley. She was ...
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.