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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Mar 6th, 2017

Gwinnett

Xianrong Zhang, 51, Duluth
Xianrong Zhang, 51, of Duluth, GA passed away on Monday, March 6, 2017 in Suwanee, GA.  Memorial Services will be held on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at McDonald ...
Jacqueline L. “Jackie” Sikes, age 83 of Buford, GA died Monday, February 20, 2017. Mrs. Sikes has been cremated and a memorial service will be held Saturday, March 11, ...

Habersham

Jeanette Louise Lathan Oliver, age 64 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2017 following an extended illness. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on January 15, 1953, she ...
Lowell B. Elrod, 81, Demorest
Funeral services for Lowell B. Elrod, age 81 of Demorest will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Craig Brown officiating.&nb ...

Hall

J.T. "Jake" Shubert, 82, Gainesville
Mr. J.T.  "Jake" Shubert, 82 of Gainesville died Monday March 6, 2017. Born in Banks County, Mr. Shubert was the son of the late Jessie Daniel and Dollie Smith Sh ...
Patricia “Pat” Garner Hughes, age 72 of Gainesville, passed away on March 6, 2017 at her home.     A celebration of life service will be held at 7:00 pm ...
Linwood Earl Jeffries, Jr, 77, Gainesville
Linwood Earl Jeffries, Jr., age 77, of Gainesville passed away Monday, March 6, 2017.  Mr. Jeffries  retired as a Chief Petty Officer from the United States Navy after 22 ...

Other

Mrs. Jacquelyn Williams Gordon, age 89 of 197 Brittany Harbor South, Lavonia passed away Monday, March 6, 2017 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late Luther McKinley Wi ...

Stephens

Bobby Williams, 82, Eastanollee
Mr. Bobby Williams, age 82 of 3341 Liberty Hill Road, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away March 6, 2017, at Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Lloyd Edward Williams and Ha ...

Union

Kyle (Bill) Dean Palmer, age 77, of Suches, GA, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2017. He is preceded in death by his wife, Doris Palmer; son, Billy Palmer; parents, Earnest and Jos ...

White

Jack Abernathy, 83, Cleveland
John “Jack” B. Abernathy, age 83 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Jack was a true mountain man with an entrepr ...
Richard Lee, 70, Cleveland
Richard Lee, age 70, of Cleveland, GA passed away Monday, March 6, 2017. He grew up in Clermont, GA and spent the past 10 years in White County. He had worked as a mechanic for ...
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