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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Dec 1st, 2011

Dawson

Gladys D. Turner, 98, Dawsonville
Gladys D. Turner, 98, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday December 1, 2011 at The Oaks at Limestone following an extended illness.Born January 12, 1913 in McDonough, GA to the late ...
Sue T. Gravitt, 78, Dawsonville
Sue T. Gravitt, 78, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday December 1, 2011 at her residence following a period of declining health.Born September 9, 1933 in Forsyth County to the lat ...

Gwinnett

Jack Bruce Edwards, 48, Grayson
Mr. Jack Bruce Edwards, age 48, of Grayson, GA died Thursday, December 1, 2011 at his residence. Mr. Edwards was born in Gwinnett County to Madie Plunkett Edwards of Sugar Hill an ...

Habersham

Rupert "Jesse" Jarrell, 61, Batesville
Rupert "Jesse" Jarrell, age, 61, of Batesville, went home to be with the Lord on December 01, 2011. Rupert was born on August 11, 1950 in Oakhill, West Virginia. He was ...

Lumpkin

Lonnie Walker, 71, Dahlonega
Lonnie Walker, age 71, of Dahlonega, GA died Thursday December 1, 2011 at his residence.Lonnie was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was a retired truck driver a ...
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