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Local Obits for Sun. Nov 21st, 2010

Forsyth

Priscilla Ann Emfinger, 55, Talking Rock
Priscilla Ann Emfinger, age 55, of Talking Rock, Georgia passed away Sunday, November 21, 2010 at her home. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Amber and Cory Walker; a ...

Habersham

Edward H. "Booger" Smith, 94, Cornelia
Edward H. "Booger" Smith, age 94 of Cornelia, passed away Sunday, November 21, 2010, at Habersham Home East following an extended illness. Born in Screven County, Ga. on ...
Edward H. Smith, 94, Cornelia
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Edward H. Smith, age 94 of Cornelia, who passed away Sunday, November 21, 2010. Arrangements ...

Hall

John Wiley Hood Jr., 94, Gainesville
John Wiley Hood Jr., age 94, of Gainesville passed away on Sunday, November 21, 2010. He was a WW II Army Air Force veteran where he served in France, also he was an ordained minis ...
Lenora Ellison Heilig,, 84, Gainesville
Lenora Ellison Heilig, age 84 of Gainesville died Sun. 11/21. Memorial service will be held Wed. 11/24 at 1:30pm at the Rucker Memorial Church, Gainesville, Ga. Professional servic ...
Robert Edwin Lee, 69, Gainesville
Robert Edwin Lee, age 69, of Gainesville passed away suddenly on Saturday November 20, 2010. Mr. Lee was a retired Electronic Technician with Bellsouth for over 30 years.He was pre ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death Mr.Lewis Douglas "Doug" Cunningham , age 86, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, November 21, 2010. Mr. Cunningham was born on ...

Lumpkin

Elizabeth Irene Chambers, 70, Dahlonega
Mrs. Elizabeth Irene Chambers, age 70, of Dahlonega, GA, died November 21, 2010.Mrs. Chambers was born in Dahlonega, GA. She was a homemaker. She was the daughter of the late Ernes ...
George Gordon Peat, 68, Dahlonega
George Gordon Peat, age 68, of Dahlonega, GA died November 21, 2010. Mr. Peat, a loving husband, father, and grandfather retired from Firestone Tire Company. He was an avid fisherm ...
Mrs. Ruby Maybelle Weaver Wilson, age 93, of Dahlonega, GA, died November 21, 2010.Mrs. Wilson was born in Ellijay, GA. She was a homemaker.Mrs. Wilson was very active in singing 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.