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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jun 24th, 2017

Forsyth

Vicky Lynn Duran, 53, Cumming
Vicky Lynn Duran, 53, of Cumming passed away Friday, June 23, 2017. A loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Vicky put her family first and was a God-fearing woman wh ...
Matthew Neal Gibby, 58, Cumming
Matthew Neal Gibby Sr. 58 of Cumming, Ga died on June 24, 2017. Memorial services were held on June 26, 2017. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangem ...
Willene Stamey Terrazas, age 80, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017. Willene was raised in Clarkesville, Georgia and was a Graduate of Habersham High School where she ...

Gwinnett

Amalia Leā€™mert, 85, Lawrenceville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of  Ms. Amalia Le’mert, age 85 of Lawrenceville, Georgia entered into rest Saturday, June 24, 2017.  Ms. Le’mert was bo ...

Habersham

Lavada English Warren, 77, Demorest
Lavada English Warren, age 77, of Demorest, passed away on June 22, 2017 at home following an extended illness. Born in Habersham County, GA, on May 24, 1940, she attended North ...

Hall

Vickie Lynn Kelley, 63, Gainesville
Mrs. Vickie Lynn Kelley, 63, of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017. A Memorial service will be held at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, June 26, 2017 in the chapel of Memorial ...
Wendell Kinsey, 76, Gainesville
Wendell Kinsey age 76 of Gainesville passed away Saturday June 24, 2017.   Mr. Kinsey was born February 28, 1941 in Gainesville, GA to the late Willis H.& Annie Yan ...
David Barron Simpson, 77, Oakwood
Mr. David Barron Simpson, 77, of Oakwood, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held in Lancaster, CA. Mr. Simpson was born o ...

Jackson

Lloyd Ronald Looney, 79, Nicholson
Mr.  Lloyd Ronald Looney, age 79, of Nicholson died Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Gentiva Hospice at Piedmont Athens Regional.  Mr. Looney was born to the late, Louise Dilla ...

Stephens

Betty Karen Payne, 58, Taccoa
Mrs. Betty Karen Payne, age 58, of 8 Ramey Terrace in Toccoa passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017 at her home.  The daughter of the late Frank C. and Nell Smith Payne, she w ...

White

Jimmy Lane Standridge, 60, Cleveland
Mr. Jimmy Lane Standridge, 60, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.           Memo ...
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