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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. May 23rd, 2017

Banks

Mrs. Sara Pauline Brown Mason, age 97, of Homer, GA died Monday, May 22, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Mason was born in Commerce to the late John Harvey and Ethel Chambers Bro ...

Gwinnett

Helen Pass Bagwell, 96, Sugar Hill
Helen Pass Bagwell, age 96, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, Woodrow Bagwell; daughters, Donnis Bagw ...

Hall

James “JD” Autry, 59, Gainesville
Memorial services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Saturday May 27, 2017 at Rejoice Worship Center for James “JD” Autry, age 59 of Gainesville. The Rev. Jerry Mauldin and Re ...
Colby Paul Clements, Gainesville
Colby Paul Clements of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on May 23, 2017. He was a beloved son, brother, friend, and relative with extended family in Utah, Michigan, and Arizona. Co ...
Mr. Horace Alvin “Mickey” Craig age 95 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday May 23, 23017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   ...
Anne Nathaniel Pearce, 98, Gainesville
Mrs. Anne Nathaniel Pearce age 98 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Tuesday May 23, 2017 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness. Memorial services are schedul ...
Bobby Lee Cagle, 70, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday May 27, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Bobby Lee Cagle, age 70 of Lula.    David Chapman and ...
Alton Randall Cooper, 72, Flowery Branch
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Alton Randall Cooper, age 72 of Flowery Branch, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, May 23, 2017.  Mr. Cooper was born in Pend ...

Jackson

Elizabeth Ann Holliday, 85, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Holliday, 85, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest May 23, 2017. Mrs. Holliday was born in Winder, Georgia, a da ...
Soledad Martin Reber, 79, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Soledad Martin Reber, age 79, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Mrs. Reber was born in Cartagena, Spain, a daug ...

Other

Aubrey Dean Benson, 75, Alpharetta
Aubrey Dean Benson, age 75, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Aubrey was a member of Providence Baptist Church in Milton, GA. He is preceded in death by his par ...
Susan “Biscuit” Margaret Merriwether, age 56, of Lexington, GA, partner of Tommy Giles passed away peacefully at home on May 23, 2017, surrounded by family. Susan was b ...
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