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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Oct 7th, 2010

Forsyth

Joseph Simonton, 62, Cumming
Joseph Simonton, age 62 of Cumming, Georgia passed away Tuesday, October 5, 2010. He was survived by his wife, Kathy Simonton, and their children Rodney 38 and his wife Martha, Wel ...
Mary Ann Thomas Taylor, 77, Cumming
Mrs. Mary Ann Thomas Taylor, age 77, and a native of Cumming, passed away Thursday, October 7, 2010. She was a member of the Cumminettes, was a Master Basket Weaver and was secreta ...

Hall

Hilda Power Cason, 88, Jonesboro formerly of Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Hilda Power Cason, age 88 of Jonesboro formerly of Cleveland. Mrs. Cason passed away Thursday, October 7, 2010 at he ...

Jackson

Burnie Jeanette Johnston, 67, Jefferson
Mrs. Burnie Jeanette Johnston age 67 of Jefferson, passed away Thursday, October 7, 2010. Arrangements to be announced by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 706-6 ...
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
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.
Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87
Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, has died