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Local Obits for Fri. Nov 12th, 2010

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Jimmy Wade Barnes, 60, Winder
Mr. Jimmy Wade Barnes age 60, of Winder passed away Friday, November 12, 2010. Jimmy loved fishing, gardening, and was a good handyman. He is survived by his wife Geraldine Barnes ...

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David Louis Woods, 67, Cumming
David Louis Woods, 67 of Cumming, GA passed away on Tuesday, November 9th at the Embracing Hospice of Cumming.David was born in Donora, PA on January 3, 1943 to Fred and Catherine ...
Mrs. Irene Myrtie Mills Hamby, age 78, a native of Forsyth County passed away Friday, November 12, 2010. Irene was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church and was preceded in deat ...

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Maria Kwiatkowski Nash, 88, Suwanee
Mrs. Maria Kwiatkowski Nash, age 88, of Suwanee, Georgia, passed away at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth following an extended illness. Graveside services are sche ...

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Carl Alvin Mercer, 73, Gainesville
Carl Alvin Mercer, 73 of Gainesville died Saturday November 12, 2010 at Smokey Springs. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Little & Davenport Funeral Home, Gaines ...
Ivie Funeral Home, Madison County Chapel, announces services for Essie Ruth Whitehead Cowart, 85, of Hull who died on Thursday at Cobb Healthcare in Comer. Born in Athens, she was ...
Frances Kell Miller, 64, Toccoa
Frances Kell Miller, 64, passed away Friday, November 12, 2010 after a prolonged battle with cancer. Fran was born in Toccoa, GA and preceded in death by her parents John and Lessi ...
Jerry Burgess Prater, 71, Gainesville
Jerry Burgess Prater, age 71 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday Morning, November 12, 2010 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral serv ...
Myrtle Cagle, 81, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 3:00 pm Sunday November 14,2010 at Gillsville Baptist Church for Myrtle Pauline Cagle , 81, of Gillsville,Ga.. Rev. Bill Calhoun officiating. Burial w ...
Rose Chapman, 86, Flowery Branch
Funeral services will be held Tuesday November 16, 2010 at 11:00 am from the Chapel of Memorial Park SOUTH Funeral Home,for Mrs. Rose Marion Chapman 86 of Flowery Branch. Mrs. Cha ...
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.