Local Obits for Wed. Aug 24th, 2016
Elizabeth Isabel Smith, 94, of Cumming, GA died at her daughter’s home in Cumming on August 24, 2016. Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late John and ...
Marion Elbert Pruett, age 92, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pickett and Minnie Pruett; brother, Ellis Pruett; an ...
Winnie Kathleen Nicholson, 85 of Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2016 from natural causes.
Born in Rabun County, Georgia on January 26, 1931, she was a daughter ...
Mr. Jeffery Scott Atkins age 58 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday August 24, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.
Rebecca Diane Freeman, 37, of Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at her residence. She was a member of Haw Creek Baptist Church. She w ...
Mark Dwayne Turner, age 58 of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2016. Mark is survived by his daughter Kim Turner; sister Tracy McWhorter and husband Gary; niece ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Stephen Alan Myers, age 61 of Cleveland. Mr. Myers passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2016. A memorial service i ...
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.