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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 14th, 2017

Dawson

Teresa Johnston, 66, Dawsonville
Teresa Johnston, 66, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday June 14, 2017 at Dogwood Forest Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born June 13, 1951 in Knoxville ...

Habersham

Claudia McConnell Beck, 80, Cornelia
Claudia McConnell Beck, age 80 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Born in Banks County, Georgia on May 29, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Cecil and Zelm ...
Mariela Diego, Inf, Cornelia
Mariela Diego, infant daughter of Diego Pedro and Juana Domingo of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017.  Funeral Mass is scheduled for 3:20 PM Saturday, June 17, ...
Lucille Helton, 73, Mt. Airy
Lucille Chastain Helton, age 73, of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Mrs. Helton was born on August 20, 1943 in Hiawassee, Georgia to the late Rob ...
Jay McNabb, 92, Baldwin
Jay McNabb, age 92 of Baldwin, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at his residence.   Born in Oconee County, South Carolina on January 9, 1925, he was a son of the la ...

Hall

Larry Perkins, 73, Gainesville
Larry Perkins, age 73, of Gainesville, passed away peacefully at home on June 14, 2017.  Mr. Perkins was born in Zebulon, Georgia to the late Ruby and Elijah Perkins. He ea ...

Jackson

Roger Wayne Cooper, 65, Braselton
Roger Wayne Cooper, age 65, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Memorials services will be held 6:00 pm Friday, June 16, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. &nb ...
Susann Royston, 60, Commerce
Mrs. Susann Royston, age 60 of Commerce died Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Royston was born in Atlanta to the late, Wayne Lee and Bonnie Carol Phillips Smal ...

Rabun

Harold Donald Morris, 79, Clayton
Harold Donald Morris of Clayton, Georgia died on June 14, 2017. He was 79 years old. Harold was born to Robert and Lucille (Hannah) Morris on April 21, 1938 in Sumter, South Caroli ...

White

William Clyde Adams, 94, Cleveland
William Clyde Adams, age 94 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017.  Mr. Adams was born January 6, 1923 in Walker County, GA to the late William Wesley Adams an ...
Charles Edward Barfield, 85, Cleveland
Mr. Charles Edward Barfield age 85 of Cleveland passed away Wednesday June 14, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mr. Barfield was born on February 29, 1932 to the ...
Edna Henderson, 78, Cleveland
Mrs. Edna Henderson,daughter of the late John Coleman and Beatrice Coleman. Edna passed awaypeacefully on June 14th, 2017, in Cleveland Georgia. Edna dedicatedher life to God and w ...
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