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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Feb 26th, 2017

Banks

Marjorie White Meeks, age 91, of Lula, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 26, 2017, following an extended illness. Ms. Meeks was born on July 13, 1925, in Sta ...

Habersham

Rev. Lester Haynes, 75, Baldwin
Rev. Lester Haynes, age 75, of Baldwin, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 26, 2017 following an extended illness. Rev. Haynes was born on October 5, 194 ...
Denzer Bill Taylor, 95, Clarkesville
Denzer Bill Taylor, age 95, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017.   Mr. Taylor was born on November 1, 1921, in Clarkesville, Georgia; a son ...

Hall

Floyd Napoleon Cole, 85, Gainesville
Floyd Napoleon Cole, 85 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2017. The family will receive friends on Thursday March 2, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm at the McDonald an ...
Jody Wylie Pollan, 69, Gainesville
The hand of GOD reached down and took an angel home. Jody Wylie Pollan (69) passed away on February 26th after a two year, spirited and courageous, battle fighting cancer. Jody ...

Stephens

Mrs. Mildred Rosa Williams Richie, age 92 of Toccoa passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late Dave and Pearl Williams, she was born A ...
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.