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Local Obits for Tue. Dec 29th, 2009

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Doris Ann Nix Martin, 71, Statham
Doris Ann Nix Martin, age 71, of Statham, GA passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, ...

Forsyth

Baby Max Carlson Elzey went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 29, 2009. He was preceded in death by his great-grandmother Frances Burruss. Survivors include his parents Nath ...

Habersham

Donald R. Higgins, 66, Cornelia
Donald R. Higgins, age 66, of Cornelia, GA, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2009, following an extended illness.Mr. Higgins was born on June 12, 1943 in Habersham County, Georgia ...
John Kenneth Caudell, 76, Cornelia
Mr. John Kenneth Caudell, age 76, of Cornelia passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2009, following an extended illness. Born in Banks County, GA on July 18, 1933, Mr. Caudell was t ...
Rickey Lamar Roberts, 58, Mount Airy
Rickey Lamar Roberts, age 58 of Mt Airy, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2009, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Born in Hall County, on November ...

Hall

Anna Brannon Whiting Pepper, 90, Gainesville
Anna Brannon Whiting Pepper, age 90, of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at Willow Wood Nursing Home following an extended illness.Funeral services are schedu ...

Jackson

George Owen Webb, 86, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. George Owen Webb, age 86, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, Dec 29, 2009. Mr. Webb, born in Jackson County, was a son of the ...
Ollin Clyde Weir, 86, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Ollin Clyde Weir, age 86, of Atlanta, who passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2009. Mr. Weir was born on August 18, 1923 in Jefferson ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Shirley Lawrance Porter, age 79, of School Street, Jackson, Georgia passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at the Sylvan Grove Hospital. Mrs. Porter was born February 1, 1930 ...
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