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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jul 3rd, 2016

Dawson

Wilma L. Harper, 76, Dawsonville
Wilma L. Harper, age 76, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016.  She was a devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother.  Wilma was a faithfu ...

Forsyth

Deborah Jane Bennett, 60, Cumming
Deborah Jane Bennett, age 60 of Cumming, passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2016. She was a member of Christian Hill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Preston a ...
Choon Ok Redmond, 80, Cumming
Mrs. Choon Ok Redmond, age 80, of Cumming, GA, entered into rest on Sunday, July 3, 2016, at home in Cumming surrounded by her family. Born in 1936 in Pusan, Korea, she married Har ...

Hall

Bessie A. Harrison, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Bessie Ann Harrison, age 86, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed July 3, 2016. Home Going Services will be held Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m., at First Baptist Church, 1810 Mar ...
Vonda Jane Hebb Tanner, 78, of Lula passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held on Tuesd ...
Sharon Elaine Martin, Gainesville
Sharon Elaine Martin, of Gainesville Georgia, passed away on July 3, 2016. Ms. Martin was a Gainesville native and attended Gainesville High School and Gainesville College. A ce ...
Darrell Wayne Walker, 56, Gainesville
          Darrell Wayne Walker, age 56 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016 at University Hospital in Augusta, GA.  ...

Other

Herbert H. Bierenfeld, 85, Dunwoody
Herbert H. Bierenfeld, 85, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Chelsey Park Rehabilitation facility in Dahlonega following a brief illness.  Mr. Bierenfeld grew up ...
Jimmy Edward Patterson, 71, Loganville
Jimmy Edward Patterson, age 71, of Loganville passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016.  Jimmy was a member of the Church of God of Loganville.  He loved working, fishing and his ...

Stephens

Pauline Thompson Stinespring, 89, Eastanollee
Pauline Thompson Stinespring                       Eastanollee, Georgi ...
Mark Anthony Jarrett, 51, Toccoa
Mr. Mark Anthony Jarrett, age 51 of 3926 Mize Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Mountain View Health & Rehab in Clayton, Georgia.   A son of ...

White

Sara Rae Dockery, 76, Cleveland
Sara Rae Dockery age 76, of Cleveland passed away Sunday July 3, 2016.  Mrs. Dockery was born in White County the daughter of the late Jody and Lula Mae Thomas.  She w ...
Rev. Janes Dean Head, 86, Cleveland
Rev. Janes Dean Head, age 86, of Cleveland passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016, at his home from complications of Parkinson’s disease. Janes Dean Head was born November 20, 1 ...
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.