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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jan 5th, 2017

Gwinnett

Melissa L. Hagler, 33, Dacula
Mrs. Melissa L. Hagler, age 33 of Dacula passed away Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Gwinnett Hospital System – Lawrenceville, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will ...

Hall

Bimbo Brewer, 74, Gainesville
Bimbo Brewer, loving husband and father, doting grandfather, storytelling raconteur, community character and cowboy, finished this part of the race on January 5, 2017. James Cam ...
Robert Ward Parker, 59, Murrayville
Robert Ward Parker, age 59 of Murrayville, passed away on January 5, 2017.  Mr. Parker was born in Birmingham, Alabama to the late Frances Ellison Anglin.  He was retired ...

Jackson

James Lester Hart, Sr, 81, Commerce
  Mr. James Lester Hart, Sr., age 81, of Commerce died Thursday, January 5, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital.  Mr. Hart was born in Elberton to the late, Jack and Kat ...

Other

Peggy Eileen Walton, 73, Woodstock
Peggy Eileen Walton, age 73 of Woodstock, passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2017.  No services are scheduled.

Stephens

Johnny Oliver Haygood, 86, Toccoa
Mr. Johnny Oliver Haygood, age 86, of Cherry Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Willow Gardens. A son of the late Russell D. and Annie Segars Hayg ...
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.
Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87
Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, has died
Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69
Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom, has died at age 69
Roger Moore had prouder achievements than playing James Bond
Roger Moore, who played British spy James Bond seven times in the famed film series, had prouder achievements than playing James Bond
Dina Merrill, heiress and actress, dead at 93
Dina Merrill, the rebellious heiress who defied her super-rich parents to become an actress, often portraying stylish wives or "the other woman," has died at age 93
Architect who designed Brenau Downtown Center dies
The architect who designed the Brenau Downtown Center and numerous other buildings throughout north Georgia, N.A. Jacobs, died Saturday.
Former Gainesville City School Board member, community leader dies
Walton Moore, a former Gainesville City School Board chairman and community leader, has died. He was 76.