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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jun 6th, 2016

Dawson

Clifford Dennis Allen Sr., 77, Dawsonville
Clifford Dennis Allen, Sr., age 77, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away on June 6, 2016, at his residence. Dennis was born in Gwinnett County during the summer of 1938, to the late Cli ...

Forsyth

James Michael Donnelly, 80, Cumming
James Michael Donnelly, age 80, born April 11, 1936,  of Cumming, passed away on Monday, June 6, 2016 following a courageous battle of almost 30 years from Parkinson's. Th ...
Cathy Jean Brown Holmes, age 61 of Cumming, passed away on Monday, June 6, 2016. Funeral services will be held Friday, June 10, 2016 at 10:00 am at The Church of Jesus Christ of ...

Habersham

Martha Jones Holcomb, 79, Clarkesville
Martha Ann Jones Holcomb went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, June 6, 2016.  Born on November 24, 1936, Mrs. Holcomb was raised in Robbinsville, NC.  She attended ...
Debbie Annette Ivester Walden, 55, Clarkesville
Mrs. Debbie Annette Ivester Walden, age 55, of Clarkesville died Monday, June 6, 2016.  Born in Habersham County on December 10, 1960, Mrs. Walden was the daughter of the late ...

Hall

Nolan Leon "Pedro" Brown, 74, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday June 8, 2016 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Nolan Leon “Pedro” Brown, age 74 of Gainesville. The Rev. Robe ...
Imogene Smith Stowers, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Imogene Smith Stowers, 82 of Gainesville died Monday June 6, 2016 at her residence. ?A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Stowers was the daughter of the late Joe and O ...
Willie Lou Westmoreland, 100, Gainesville
       Willie Lou Westmoreland, age 100 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, June 06, 2016 at the Oaks of Limestone following an extended illness. & ...
Jeanne Wrenn Whitt, 72, Gainesville
Jeanne Wrenn Whitt, 72, of Gainesville, GA died at her home on June 7, 2016 surrounded by her loving family.  Born in Florida, she was the daughter of the late Dewitt and Ann ...

Stephens

Mr. Lloyd “Danny” Daniel Whisnant, age 56 of 434 Adams Road, Martin, Georgia passed away Monday, June 6, 2016 at Piedmont Hospital. A son of the late Lloyd and Jewel ...
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