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Local Obits for Sun. Jul 16th, 2017

Gwinnett

Serafina Palacio, 88, Lawrenceville
Serafina Palacio, age 88, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Maria Palacio; son, Antonio Palacio; and her parents ...

Habersham

Lumeril “Merle” Morris, age 63 of Demorest, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017. Born in Demorest, Georgia on August 3, 1953, she was a daughter of Lillian Dodd of Al ...

Hall

Darrel Beaver, 75, Gainesville
Darrel Beaver, 75, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away at home on July 16th, 2017 after an extended illness. He was born in Camden-on-Gauley, WV the youngest child of seven to t ...
Juana Castillo-Rivas, 75, Gainesville
Miss Juana Castillo-Rivas, 75, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on&nbs ...

Other

Sheryl M. Frazier, 72, Smyrna
  Sheryl M. Frazier, age 72, of Smyrna, GA passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017. She is survived by her daughters, Susanne and Robert Fossali, Flowery Branch, GA, Kerry Bom ...

Rabun

Berner (Biff) Wilson Jr.  passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017 surrounded by his family.  Biff was born on October 18, 1938 to Berner and Blondine Wilson, who have pre ...
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