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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 8th, 2017

Gwinnett

John Kenneth Lofton, 49, Buford formerly of Gainesville
Mr. John Kenneth Lofton, 49, Buford formerly of Gainesville died Sunday January 8, 2017. Services are incomplete at this time. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Cremato ...

Hall

Mrs. Misty Brianna Delong, 37, of Lula, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017 following an extended illness. A Graveside service is scheduled for Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at ...
Patricia Ann Rail, 80, Gainesville
Mrs. Patricia Ann Rail, 80, of Gainesville died Sunday January 8, 2017 at her daughter's residence in Bethlehem, Ga. Born March 25, 1936 in Tate, Ga., Mrs. Rail had lived in ...
Margaret Perry Tinsley, 86, Oakwood
Mrs. Margaret Perry Tinsley 86, of Oakwood, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017 following an extended illness. A Funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday, January 11, 2017 ...

Jackson

Sanford Rufos Brown, 80, Maysville
Mr. Sanford Rufos Brown, age 80, of Maysville died Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center.  Mr. Brown was born in Maysville to the late, Bert and Flora ...

Other

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Jackie Spencer Braswell, age 71 of Athens, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, January 8, 2017 at her home. Mrs. Braswell was bo ...

Rabun

Clifford Donald Ramey, 83, Clayton
Clifford Donald Ramey, 83, of Clayton, GA passed away January 8, 2017. Clifford was born in Rabun County the son of late Burch Ramey and the late Essie Page Ramey. Clifford aft ...
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.
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