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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 10th, 2009

Forsyth

Earnest Earl Gandy, 73, Cumming
Earnest Earl Gandy, 73 of Cumming, GA passed away suddenly after a short illness Friday, July 10, 2009 at Embracing Hospice, Cumming, GA.He was born in Cairo, GA and resided in Cum ...
Mr. Jimmie Edward Collins, age 67, a native of Forsyth County, passed away Friday, July 10, 2009. Mr. Collins was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church and was employed by Forsyth ...

Habersham

Peggy Jean Bell, 61, Clarkesville
Peggy Jean Bell, age 61 of Clarkesville, passed away Friday, July 10, 2009, at Stephens County Hospital following an extended illness. Born in Habersham County on April 25, 1948, s ...

Hall

Mary Nadine Godfrey, 70, Gainesville
Mary Nadine Godfrey, age 70 of Buice Circle, Gainesville, GA passed away Friday, July 10, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Funeral services are s ...

Jackson

Boyd Samuel Stowe, 87, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces graveside services for Boyd Samuel Stowe, 87, of Commerce who died early Saturday morning at the St. Maryâ

Rabun

Melvin Seagle Barnhardt, 86, Manchester, TN
Melvin Seagle Barnhardt, age 86, of Manchester, TN, passed away July 10, 2009 at the Manchester Health Care Center.He was born October 27, 1922 in Lexington, North Carolina to the ...
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.