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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jun 18th, 2017

Dawson

Joshua Andrew “Josh” Gilleland, 24, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday June 18, 2017. Born September 18, 1992, he was a native of Forsyth County but had lived in Daws ...

Habersham

Ernest Simmons, 74, Baldwin
Ernest Simmons, age 74, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Simmons was born on September 28, 1942 in Baldwin, Georgia to the la ...

Hall

Julie Haynes, Gainesville
Little & Davenport Funeral Home announces the death of Julie Haynes of Gainesville, Ga. Mrs. Haynes died Sunday June 18, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Co ...
Julie Haynes, 64, Gainesville
Julie Haynes, 64 of Gainesville died Sunday June 18, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Born in Ithaca, New York, Julie had lived in Hall County for most of he ...

Jackson

Leonard Bond, 88, Commerce
Mr. Leonard Bond, age 88, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, June 18, 2017 at his residence.  Mr. Bond was born in Commerce to the late Alvin and Wildred Williamson Bond.   ...
Shirley Mae Etris, 71, Nicholson
Mrs. Shirley Mae Etris, age 71, of Nicholson, GA died Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Gentiva Hospice, IPU.  Mrs. Etris was born in Commerce to the late Howard and Elizabeth Armstron ...

White

Trella Denise Cantrell, 54, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs Trella Denise Cantrell , age 54 of Cleveland. Denise passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017.   Funeral services ...
Ruth Turpin Vaughn, 100, Cleveland
Mrs. Ruth Vaughn, age 100, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017.  Mrs. Vaughn was born in Habersham County to the late Claude and Effie Flanagan Turpin.  Sh ...
Coy Junior Whitley, 69, Cleveland
Coy Junior Whitley, age 69 formerly of Cleveland passed away at Coliseum Medical Center in Macon on June 18, 2017.  Coy was born on August 3, 1947 to the late Cortez Whitley a ...
Troy W. York, 65, Sautee Nacoochee
  Troy W. York age 65, 0f Sautee Nacoochee passed away Saturday June 17, 2017.  Mr. York was born in Hiawassee the son of the late Willard Newt and Ellen Adams York ...
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