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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jul 18th, 2016

Forsyth

James B. Armstrong, 95, Cumming
James B. Armstrong, a longtime resident of Cumming, GA, passed away peacefully at his nursing home in Fort Myers, Florida on Monday, July 18, 2016. James was a 95 years old.&nbs ...
Richard Leonard Bohrer, 75, Cumming
Richard Leonard Bohrer, age 75, of Cumming passed away Monday, July 18, 2016. An avid sports fan, he loved his family and enjoyed fishing, gardening, his pet ducks and his dog, Giz ...

Gwinnett

Robert I. Medelean, Jr., age 18 of Duluth, GA died suddenly Monday, July 18, 2016. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 12:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chape ...

Habersham

Tina Marie Chitwood, 44, Clarkesville
Tina Marie Chitwood, age 44 of Clarkesville, passed away July 18, 2016. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 12, 1972, she was a daughter of Cynthia Ann Bell. She was pr ...
Judy Ann Roberts, 58, Mt. Airy
  Judy Ann Roberts, age 58 of Mt. Airy, passed away Monday, July 18, 2016. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on January 17, 1958, she was a daughter of the late Clyde ...

Hall

Donna Sue Chandler Barnes, age 77 of Clermont, passed away Monday, July 18, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are scheduled f ...
William James Farr, 84, Gainesville
William James Farr, age 84 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, July 18, 2016 at New Horizons Lanier Park following an extended illness. Graveside services are scheduled for Thur ...
Mary Nell White, 85, Clermont
Mary Nell White, 85, of Clermont, passed away , Monday July 18, 2016 at Grady Hospital following a short illness. Mrs. White was a homemaker, and a member of the Wahoo Baptist C ...

Jackson

Anthony S. Fiorentino, 91, Commerce
Services for Anthony S. Fiorentino age 91 of Commerce will be held Wednesday at 2 P.M. from the Chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home.

Other

Evelyn Anglin Melton, 71, Alpharetta
Evelyn Anglin Melton, 71, born October 19, 1944 in Alpharetta, Ga., received her angel wings on July 11, 2016 in Jacksonville, Fl.  Evelyn was a devoted wife, mother, grandmot ...
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.