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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 27th, 2017

Hall

Phil Davis Jr, 69, Gainesville
Mr. Phil Davis Jr. age 69 of Gainesville passed away on Monday, February 27, 2017 at his residence following an extended illness.   Graveside services are scheduled fo ...
Robert Christopher “Chris” Highfield, age 29, of Gainesville, GA passed away suddenly Monday, February 27, 2017. Chris was born on March 26, 1987 in Dahlonega, GA to ...
Madge Kathleen Cagle, 94, Gainesville
Madge Kathleen Cagle, 94, of Gainesville passed away Monday, February 27, 2017 at Friendship Health and Rehab following an extended illness.        ...
Shirley Odom, 76, Gainesville
Mrs. Shirley Odom, 76, of Gainesville passed away Monday, February 27, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness.           ...

Jackson

Deborah E. Hildreth, 55, Jefferson
Deborah E. Hildreth, age 55 of Jefferson, GA passed away Monday, February 27, 2017.   Born in Winder, GA, Mrs. Hildreth was the daughter of Harold Whisnant and the late ...

Other

Robert Louis Sitter II, 60, Pennsylvania
Robert L. Sitter II, age 60, of Millcreek Township, PA passed away on Monday, February 27, 2017, at UPMC Hamot. He was born in Erie, Pa., on December 31, 1956, the son of Margie Jo ...
Johnny H. Bagwell, 69, Marietta
Johnny H. Bagwell, 69 of Marietta, GA died Monday at his home after a long illness. He attended Olive Springs Baptist Church. Johnny is survived by his sister Donna and niece ...

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Viola S. Negra, 90, Sautee
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Viola Stanton Negra, age 90 of Sautee. Mrs. Negra passed away Monday, February 27, 2017. “Viola” was ...
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.