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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 8th, 2017

Dawson

Rigoberto “Rigo” Jansen, 20, Dawsonville
Rigoberto “Rigo” Jansen, 20, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday August 8, 2017. Born November 10, 1996 in Guatemala, he had lived in Dawson County for the past 8 yea ...

Gwinnett

Richard “Dick” McMinn, 91, Lawrenceville
Richard “Dick” McMinn, age 91, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. He was preceded in death by his son, Mark McMinn. He is survived by his wife ...
Christopher Donald Young, 45, Sugar Hill
Christopher Donald Young, 45, of Sugar Hill, Georgia passed away August 8, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 14, 2017 in the chapel of Memorial Pa ...

Hall

William Author "Papa" Green, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. William Author “Papa” Green, 83, of Gainesville passed away August 8, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m.  Friday, August 11, 2017 in the cha ...
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