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Local Obits for Tue. May 12th, 2009

Dawson

Violet A. Wallis, 91, Dawsonville
Mrs. Violet A. Wallis, age 91 of Dawsonville, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2009. She was a member of Holy Ground Tabernacle Church and lived her life for her church. She was prece ...

Forsyth

Lillie Marie Mincey, 73, Cumming
Mrs. Lillie Marie Mincey, age 73 of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband, D.J. Mincey; father and mother, Carl and Azilee Grindle; b ...

Hall

Ethel Hortense Carlan Chambers, 83, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Ethel Hortense Carlan Chambers, age 83 of Flowery Branch passed away May 10, 2009 at Willow Wood Nursing Center after an extended illness.Funeral Services are scheduled for Th ...
James "Jim" E. Garrison, 76, Gainesville
Memorial services will be held Thursday at 11:00 am from the chapel of Little and Davenport Funeral Home for Mr. James â
Joyce Rose Brooks, 73, Oakwood
Mrs. Joyce Rose Brooks, age 73, of Oakwood, died Tuesday, May 12, 2009. Arrangements by Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, Ga. 30542, 770-967-55 ...
Juanita Reed Brown, 89, Marietta
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, May 14, 2009 at3:00 p.m. from the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Homefor Mrs. Juanita Reed Brown age 89, of Marietta. The famil ...
Vida Bailey, 96, Gainesville
Ms. Vida Bailey age 96 of Gainesville, died on Tuesday May12, 2009 at the Bell-Minor Home.Ms. Bailey, was born on Oct. 12,1912 in Princeton, WestVirginia. She was a devoted member ...

Jackson

J.D. Harris, Jr., 60, Hoschton
J.D. Harris, Jr., beloved husband of Betty Robinette Harris, died May 12, 2009 at his Hoschton, GA home after a lengthy illness. Born December 22, 1948 in Cotton Valley, LA, he was ...
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.