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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 4th, 2009

Banks

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, announces the death of Rev. Woodrow W. Hix, age 70 of Alto, passed away Sunday, July 04, 2009. Arrangements are incomplete ...

Habersham

Kenneth Welborn, 52, Demorest
Funeral services for Kenneth Welborn, age 52, of Demorest, will be held on Wednesday, July 8, 2009, at 2:00 PM from Fairfield Baptist Church. Rev. Keith Allison and Pastor Don Sam ...

Hall

Jonathan Kyle Cole, 27, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jonathan Kyle Cole, age 27, of Duluth, Georgia, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2009.A memorial service is scheduled for 1:00 pm Saturday, July 11, 2009 at the Memorial Park Sou ...
Lisa Jean Blum, 54, Gainesville
Lisa Jean Blum, 54, of Gainesville, GA died at her home on July 4, 2009 after courageous struggle with cancer. Born in Martinez, CA, she was the daughter of the late Donald and Pa ...
Patricia Ann Smith, 60, Gainesville
Patricia Ann Smith, 60, of Gainesville, GA died on July 4, 2009 at North East Georgia Medical Center. Her mother, Bonnie Reidling and son, Jonathan Nalley predeceased her.A loving ...

Jackson

Marie Isabel McCreery, 90, Jefferson

White

Paris Vern Holbrook, 77, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Paris Vern Holbrook, age 77 of Cleveland. Mr. Holbrook passed away Saturday, July 4, 2009 at a private nursing home f ...
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.