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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jul 31st, 2010

Habersham

Elsie Legg Brussack, 88, Clarkesville
Elsie Legg Brussack, wife of the late Julian Brussack and mother of the late Patty Brussack Richardson, died Saturday, July 31, 2010, at Habersham Home West. She was 88. Mrs. Bruss ...

Hall

Billy Joe Brown, 80, Gainesville
Memorial Park Funeral Home South announces the death of Billy Joe Brown age 80 of Gainesville.
Elmer J.D. Edwards, 89, Montgomery, formerly of Gainesville
Elmer J.D. Edwards, age 89 of Montgomery, Alabama, formerly of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2010 at Jackson Hospital in Montgomery, Alabama following a brief illn ...
Mary Nell Brooks, 85, Gillsville
Mary Nell Brooks, 85 , Gillsville passed away Saturday July 31, 2010 at N.E.Ga. Medical Center. She was born in Tennessee and had lived in Ohio before moving to Georgia. She had w ...
Paul Curtis Amon, 75, Oakwood
Mr. Paul Curtis Amon, 75, formerly of Linden, NJ, died Saturday July 31, 2010 at his residence in Oakwood, GA. Funeral services are scheduled for 7:00pm Thursday, August 5, 2010 at ...

Jackson

Clayton Lamar Palmer, 65, Nicholson
Mr. Clayton Lamar Palmer, age 65 of Nicholson, GA died July 31, 2010 at the St. Mary's Hospice House. Mr. Palmer was born in Nicholson to the late, George Clayton and Helen W ...
Myrtle McGinnis, 86, Jefferson
Mrs. Myrtle Croy McGinnis, age 86 of Jefferson, Georgia passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2010 after a period of declining health. Mrs. McGinnis was born in Jackson County Georg ...
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