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Local Obits for Wed. Jul 28th, 2010

Gwinnett

Hannah Rebecca "Becky" Wilson, age 23, of Buford, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2010, after a long battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 1, ...

Hall

I. Clifford Sparks, 87, Gainesville
I. Clifford Sparks, age 87 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at his residence following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, July 31, ...
Joan Holcomb, 57, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Joan Holcomb, age 57, of Flowery Branch, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral serv ...
Linda Hill Chadwick Snelgrove, age 75 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at her residence following an extended illness.No services are scheduled at this time. ...

Jackson

James P. Edwards, 88, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James P. Edwards, age 88, of Jefferson, who passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2010.Arrangements are pending at this time.Evans Funera ...
James Preston Edwards, 88, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Preston Edwards, age 88, of Jefferson, who passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2010. Mr. Edwards, born April 23, 1922 in Talmo, ...

Lumpkin

Herminia L. Almeida, 89, Dahlonega
Herminia L. Almeida, age 89, of Dahlonega died July 28, 2010.Ms. Almeida lived most of her life in Stratford, Connecticut. She had lived in Dahlonega. GA for the past 3 years. She ...
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.