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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Feb 8th, 2017

Banks

Frances Avent Waters, age 93, of Homer, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. Mrs. Waters was born on February 9, 1923, in Middlesboro, Kentucky, to ...

Dawson

Macey S. Shelton, 78, Dawsonville
Macey S. Shelton, 78, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday February 8, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born May 7, 1938 to the l ...
William White, 69, Dawsonville
William White, 69, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday February 8, 2017 at his residence following a short illness. Born November 21, 1947 to the late Willie A. and Emma White, ...

Forsyth

Robert Vance Frierson, 77 of Cumming, GA passed away on February 8, 2017. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...

Hall

Arlene Annette Von Essen, 68, Gainesville
Arlene Annette Von Essen, age 68 of Gainesville, passed away on February 8, 2017. Online condolences can be made at www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com. Memorial Park North Riverside ...
Mrs. Mary Alice “Hanie” Williamson, 86, of Gainesville passed away February 8, 2017 at her residence.           A funera ...
Eugene Arthur Whitley, 87, Gainesville
Eugene Arthur Whitley  Dec. 29, 1929 – Feb. 8, 2017 Eugene (Gene) Arthur Whitley, age 87, of Gainesville, Ga, passed away on February 8, 2017 at his residence.   ...

Jackson

Paul Stephen West, Jr, 71, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Paul Stephen West, Jr., age 71, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at his residence. Mr. West wa ...

Other

Jason Duane Johnson, 33, Cleveland, OH
Jason Duane Johnson, age 33, of Cleveland, Ohio and formerly of Winder passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017.  Jason had a big heart and loved being a father.  His favo ...
  Patricia Ann Whitehill, age 71, of Jasper, GA passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017 following an extended illness. She was born in Blairsville and spent most of her ...

Rabun

Mr. David Durwood “Woody” Bollinger, age 58 of 140 Oakway Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017. A son of Gene and Irene Hawkins Bollinger, ...

White

Joan Elizabeth Lee, 74, Cleveland
Mrs. Joan Elizabeth Lee, age 74 of Cleveland passed away Wednesday, February 08, 2017.  She was born in Dahlonega, GA on July 23, 1942 to the late J.B. and Pauline Smith Win ...
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