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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Aug 6th, 2016

Dawson

Robert E. Lee, 96, N/A
Robert E. Lee, age 96, of Dawson County, passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2016. He was married for 76 years in June to his loving wife, Voncile Tinsley Lee. Robert was a member o ...

Hall

Ricko Bledson, 39, Gainesville
Ricko Bledson age 39 of Gainesville, GA passed away on August 6, 2016.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 705 Summit Street, Gaine ...
Mary Miller Engler, 95, Flowery Branch
Mary Miller Engler, age 95 of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, August 6, 2016. Memorial services will be held Saturday, August 13, 2016 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witne ...
Willie Rae Gee, 74, Gainesville
Willie Rae Gee, age 74 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, August 06, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, August 9 ...
Kenneth Dale Goss, Sr, 55, Gainesville
                Kenneth Dale Goss, Sr., age 55 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2016 at hi ...
Oscar Howard Jones, 67, Gainesville
Oscar Howard Jones, 67, of Gainesville, Georgia departed this life on this side on Saturday, August 6th 2016 following an extended illness.   Oscar was born on September 25, ...
Clay Roger Wilson, 61, Clermont
Clay Roger Wilson, age 61 of Clermont, passed away Saturday, August 06, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.   Memorial services are sche ...
Clay Roger Wilson, 61, Clermont
Clay Roger Wilson, age 61 of Clermont, passed away Saturday, August 06, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.          &nbs ...

Jackson

Janette Merk Johnson, 91, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Janette Merk Johnson, age 91 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, August 6, 2016.  Mrs. Johnson was born in Com ...

Other

June Marble Smith, 72, Athens
June Marable Smith, age 72, of Athens died Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Smith was born in Athens to the late, James Robert and Sarah Virgi ...

White

Regina Mourey, 85, Cleveland
Regina Mourey age 85 of Cleveland passed away Saturday August 6, 2016 at her residence.    Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by B ...
Regina Mourey, 85, Cleveland
Regina Mourey age 85, of Cleveland passed away Saturday August 6, 2016 at her residence.  Mrs. Mourey was born in Kamenetz, Germany to the late Willie Rechenbach and Herta ...
Glenda Jean Pierce, 71, Fruitland Park, Fla.
Glenda Jean Pierce, age 71, of Fruitland Park, Florida, passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2016. Ms. Pierce was born on January 26, 1945, in Adrian, GA, to the late Earnest ...
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.