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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jun 5th, 2017

Gwinnett

Nancy Smith Chandler, 68, Suwanee
Nancy Smith Chandler, 68, of Suwanee, passed away June 5, 2017 after a brave battle with recent illness.  Born on February 16, 1949 in Thomasville, Georgia to Franklin I. and ...
Philip Anthony Heard, 50, Suwanee
  Philip Anthony Heard, age 50, of Suwanee, GA passed away Monday, June 5, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Jack V. Heard. He is survived by his mother, Wanda ...

Habersham

Christine Whitlock Dyer, 87, Cornelia
Christine Whitlock Dyer, age 87 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 05, 2017. Born in Banks County, Georgia on November 9, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Stev ...
Ray I. Smith, 80, Demorest
Ray l. Smith, age 80 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 05, 2017. Ray was born in Cleveland, Georgia on October 9, 1936. He was a son of the late Paul & Annie ...

Hall

Sandra Strickland Allison, 74, Flowery Branch
Sandra Strickland Allison, age 74 of Flowery Branch, passed away Monday, June 5, 2017 at her residence. Graveside services will be held on Friday, June 9, 2017 at 11:00am in Mem ...
Joan Turk, 77, Flowery Branch
Joan Turk, 77 of Flowery Branch died Monday June 5, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Hoschton, Ga.,  Ms. Turk had lived in Hall County for most of he ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Stepp “Jenny” Cronic, age 82, of Hoschton, who passed away on Monday, June 5, 2017. Mrs. Cronic was born in Hosc ...

Rabun

David Michael Ramey, 62, Tiger
Mr. David Michael Ramey, age 62 of 1737 E. Wolf Creek Road, Tiger, Georgia passed away Monday, June 5, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A son of the late ...
James Earl Speed, 64, Clayton
James Earl Speed, age 64, of Clayton, passed away on June 5, 2017. His family surrounded him as he went to be with the Lord. James was a devout Christian, and served the Lord a ...
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