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Local Obits for Mon. Jan 9th, 2017

Forsyth

Doris M. Bryant, 91, Cumming
Doris M. Bryant, age 91, of Cumming, GA passed away on Jan. 9th, 2017 after a valiant battle with cancer. Doris was born December 16, 1925 to Ed and Alice Greiner of Frui ...

Gwinnett

Lance D. Barnes, 51, Peoria, IL, formerly Gwinnett County
Lance D. Barnes, age 51 of Peoria, IL and formerly of Gwinnett County died suddenly on Friday, December 30, 2016. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 2:00 P ...

Habersham

Janet Elizabeth Anderson, 70, Mt. Airy
Janet Elizabeth Anderson, age 70, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Sunday, January 8, 2017.   Mrs. Anderson was born on March 18 ...
Ann Sutton Hill, 67, Demorest
Ann Sutton Hill, age 67, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017, following an extended illness. Mrs. Hill was born on October 1, 1949, in Atlanta, Georgia. ...
Patsy Nell Higgins Ordner, age 87, of Alto, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 9, 2017 following a sudden illness. Mrs. Ordner was born on January 30, 1929 in B ...
James "Jim" Douglas Owens, 77, Clarkesville
James "Jim" Douglas Owens, age 77 of Clarkesville passed away Monday, January 9, 2017.  Memorial services will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 1:00 P ...

Hall

James ( Doc) Couch, 86, Clermont
Funeral services are scheduled for, James ( Doc) Couch age 86 of Clermont, Ga.  Services will be at 2:00 pm  Wednesday in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Les Ful ...
Gregory Keith Chapman, 58, Gainesville
Gregory Keith Chapman, age 58, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, January 9, 2017.   He was a lifelong resident of Hall County, and the son of the late Joe Thomas an ...
Robert Hulon Green, 78, Gainesville
We sorrowfully announce that Robert H. Green, 78, of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Mr. Green was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, teacher and coach at se ...
Joan Seagraves Hernandez, 66, Gainesville
Joan Seagraves Hernandez age 66 of Gainesville passed away Monday Jan. 9, 2017 at her residence.   Ms. Hernandez was born July 19, 1950 to the late William Carlton & ...
Mr. Alton Harold "Bip" Scott, Jr., 79, of Gainesville passed away Monday January 9, 2017 following an extended illness. A graduate of Brown High School class of 1955, Mr ...
June E. Strong, 85, Gainesville
June E. Strong age 85 of Gainesville passed away January 9, 2017. Complete arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville.

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Douglas Franklin “Frank” Murphy, age 73, of Pendergrass, who passed away on Monday, January 9, 2017. Mr. Murphy was born i ...
Hoyt Dock Harkins, 85, Braselton
Hoyt Dock Harkins, age 85, of Braselton passed away Monday, January 9, 2017.  Hoyt has lived in the area for 50 years.  He loved to fish and hunt.  Survivors include ...

Lumpkin

Scott Alan Crumley, 46, Dahlonega
Mr. Scott Alan Crumley, 46, of Dahlonega, passed away on January 9, 2017. Memorial services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, January 13, 2017 in the Chapel of Memorial Park ...

Stephens

Thomas Joel Edwards, 45, Toccoa
Thomas Joel Edwards (Tommy), 45, of Toccoa Georgia died unexpectedly Monday January 9th, 2017 in Toccoa. A son of Gayle Anderson Edwards and the late Tom Edwards, he was born Se ...
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