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Timothy Norbon Gillespie, 56, Bethlehem
Timothy Norbon Gillespie, age 56, of Bethlehem passed away Friday, September 23, 2016. Survivors include his mother Louise Gillespie; brother Jerry Gillespie; and sisters Betty Jea ...

Dawson

Andrew Jack Dossett, 71, Dawsonville
Andrew Jack Dossett, age 71, passed away September 23, 2016 at his home in Dawsonville, GA.  Jack was born June 25, 1945 in LaFollette, Tennessee.  He met and married ...

Habersham

Mae Dean White Ellison, 93, Demorest
Mae Dean White Ellison, age 93, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 23, 2016 from an extended illness. Ms. Ellison was born on May 26, 1923 in Habe ...

Hall

Mary Alice Fuller, 72, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Alice Fuller age 72 of Gainesville passed away on Friday September 23, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Following a brief illness.        & ...

Jackson

  Mrs. Mattie Pearl Caeser Maddox Lott was born October 20, 1930 to Mr. Gus and Mrs. Zella Caeser in Bullock County, Georgia. At an early age, she joined New Baptist Church ...
Betty Louise Gaston Lowe, 76, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Betty Louise Gaston Lowe, age 76, of Pendergrass, who passed away on Friday, September 23, 2016. Mrs. Lowe was born in Toccoa, Geor ...

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Wesley F. Ivie, 56, Winterville
Wesley F. Ivie 56, of Winterville passed away Friday Sept. 23, 2016.   Mr. Ivie was born May 18, 1960 in Dallas, Texas to Shelby Jean Sutton & the late Farrell Junio ...
William E. Hood, 76, Monroe
William E. Hood, age 76, of  Monroe passed away Friday, September 23, 2016. Memorial services will be held 12:00 pm Saturday, October 1, 2016 at  Dacula First Baptist Chu ...
Curtis Vorda, Athens
The glow of humanity slightly dimmed as Curtis Vorda, our beloved son, brother, friend, musical visionary, and gentle soul, of Athens, GA passed away Friday, September 23rd, 2016. ...

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Rev. Rufus Braxton Cuthbertson, 96, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away at his home on September 23, 2016.  Rufus was born in Charlotte, North Carolina on July 3, 1920 to Euphem ...
Richard H Wallace, 92, Cleveland
Richard H. Wallace, age 92 of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, September 23, 2016. Mr. Wallace was born on January 31, 1924, in Marietta, Georgia.  He was a mechanic for D ...
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.