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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 19th, 2010

Forsyth

Leona Scruggs Cordell, 83, Cumming
Leona Scruggs Cordell, age 83 of Cumming, GA, formerly of Knoxville, TN, passed away on Tuesday, October 19, 2010. She was a member of Eastern Star. Survivors include her husband o ...

Habersham

David Wayne Chapman, age 67, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Monday, October 18, 2010. Mr. Chapman was born on December 31, 1942, in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Joseph B. and Joyc ...
Germaine "Gerrie" Rainey, 77, Cornelia
Germaine "Gerrie" Rainey, age 77, of Cornelia, GA passed away Tuesday, October 19, 2010, from an extended illness. Mrs. Rainey was born on November 6, 1932, i ...
Gina Merrifield Jenkins, age 53 of Alto, passed away Monday, October 18, 2010, at Habersham County Medical Center following a sudden illness. Born in Demorest, Ga. on October 13, 1 ...

Jackson

Fannie Jane Daniel, 80, Winder
Mrs. Fannie Jane Daniel, age 80, of Winder, GA died Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at her residence. Mrs. Daniel was born in Hall County to the late, Billups and Grace Davis Reynolds. ...
Minnie Lou Carroll, 80, Commerce
Mrs. Minnie Lou Carroll, age 80, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Carroll was born in Jackson County, GA to the late Paul and ...

White

Diane Bingham Simmons, 55, Sautee
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the passing to eternity of Mrs. Diane Bingham Simmons, age 55, of Sautee Nacoochee. Mrs. Simmons went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Oct ...
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.