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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 19th, 2011

Banks

Odus H. Morris, 79, Maysville
Mr. Odus H. Morris, age 79 of Maysville, GA died Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at his residence. Mr. Morris was born in Acworth to the late, Henry Lee and Leecy Morris. Mr. Morris ...
Ms. Shirley McAllister Evans, age 69, of Homer, GA died Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Ms. Evans was born in Charlotte, NC to the late Robert and ...

Dawson

Avery D. Holbrook, 74, Dawsonville
Avery D. Holbrook, age 74, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday October 19, 2011. Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday October 22, 2011 in the chapel of Little and Davenpo ...

Forsyth

Shirley Ussery, 73, Cumming
Shirley Ussery, age 73, of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2011. She is preceded in death by her husband, Garland Ussery.Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, ...

Hall

Michael Patrick Cooley, 33, Gainesville
Michael Patrick Cooley, age 33, of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2011. Michael loved hockey and University of Michigan Wolverine football. Survivors include his w ...

Jackson

Larry J. Parker, 68, Commerce
Mr. Larry J. Parker, age 68, of Commerce passed away October 19, 2011 following a brief illness. Funeral Services will be held 1:00pm Sunday, October 23, 2011 from the Chapel of Me ...
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