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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Apr 11th, 2017

Forsyth

Willie Mae (Macy) Charles, 94, a lifelong resident of Cumming passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017.  A member of Second Baptist Church, she is preceded in death by her husband, ...

Habersham

Robert L. "Bob" Patrick, 86, Clarkesville
Robert Leroy “Bob” Patrick, age 86 of Clarkesville, passed away on April 11, 2017 at Habersham County Medical Center. He was the husband of Betty Short Patrick. They sh ...

Hall

Jack Clinton Jones, 70, Gainesville
Jack Clinton Jones, Jr. 70, of Gainesville passed away March 28, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a long, courageous battle with cancer.  A Memorial servi ...

Jackson

Piper Raine Marlowe, inf, Commerce
Piper Raine Marlowe, infant, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017.   Survivors include her parents, Eric and Sarah Marlowe; her brothers, Logan and Caelan Marlowe of Clar ...

Lumpkin

Velva Sisk Bruce, 75, Dahlonega
  Velva Sisk Bruce, age 75, a lifelong resident of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Velva enjoyed spending time with her family, grandkids and frien ...

Stephens

Donald Addison, 75, Toccoa
Mr. Donald Addison, age 75 of 1041 N. Hicks Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late DeLeon and Lee B ...
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.