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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 13th, 2009

Banks

Funeral services will be held 2:00pm Monday February 16, 2009 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Johnny Woodrow Watson, 66, Alto, Ga. Rev. Tommy Ross and Rev. Steve Dyer officiating ...

Forsyth

Mabel Lane Wilder, 83, Cumming
Mrs. Mabel Lane Wilder, age 83 of Cumming passed away Thursday, February 12, 2009 at Cumming Nursing Home. She was a 25- year member of the First Baptist Church of Darien where sh ...
Walter Harrison Rucker, Sr. passed away Friday, February 13, 2009 following a long illness. Born July 17, 1926 in Elbert County, Georgia, he spent most of his adult life in Forsyth ...

Habersham

Horace Carlton Wilson, 69, Cornelia
Horace Carlton Wilson, age 69, of Cornelia, GA passed away on Friday, February 13, 2009 at his residence.Mr. Wilson was born in Habersham County, on March 10, 1939 to the late Geor ...
Louie Eugene Dean, Sr., 86, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Louie Eugene Dean, Sr., age 86, of Clarkesville will be held on Sunday, February 15, 2009, at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Bobby Gastley ...
Susie Belle Norton, 75, Cornelia
Susie Belle Norton, age 75, of Cornelia, GA, died Friday, February 13, 2009 at her residence. Mrs. Norton was born on January 4, 1934 in Banks County, Georgia to the lat ...

Hall

James Robert Riley, 90, Gainesville
James Robert Riley, age 90 of Victory Street, New Holland, passed away Friday, February 13, 2009 at New Horizons North Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funera ...

White

Jeffery Porter Davis, 45, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Jeffery Porter Davis, age 45 of Cleveland. Mr. Davis passed away Thursday, February 12.2009 at his residence followin ...
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.
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.