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Local Obits for Fri. Dec 23rd, 2011

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Jennifer Lee Brown, 40, Winder
Ms. Jennifer Lee Brown, age 40, of Winder, passed away Friday, December 23, 2011. She is survived by her daughters Kristen Adkins and husband Ryan of Winder and Kayla Watson of Gar ...

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Frances M. (Burns) Cruse, age 77 of Cumming, passed away Friday, December 23, 2011. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Barbara Anderson and Bessie Strayhorn; brother, R. L. ...

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Dorothy A. "Dot" Robinson, age 60, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Friday, December 23, 2011, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, following a sudden illness. Ms. Ro ...
Dwayne "Simon" Simmons, 63, Baldwin
Dwayne "Simon" Simmons, age 63 of Baldwin, passed away Friday, December 23, 2011.Born in Habersham County on October 26, 1948, he was a son of Beatrice Norton Simmons and ...
James K. Jones, 76, Cornelia
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of James K. Jones, age 76 of Cornelia, who passed away Friday, December 23, 2011 at a private nursing facility follow ...
James Kinder Jones, 76, Cornelia
James Kinder "Jim" Jones, age 76 of Cornelia, passed away Friday, December 23, 2011 at a private nursing facility following a courageous battle against Alzheimer's.B ...
Marvin James Ramey, Jr., age 67, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Friday, December 23, 2011, at the Habersham Medical Center, following a sudden illness. Mr. Ramey was born on Jun ...

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Annie Lois Glasper, 70, Gainesville
Annie Lois Glasper 70, of Gainesville, Ga. Passed away peacefully Friday, Dec. 23, 2011. She was a native of Hall County; daughter of he late Jake Whelchel and the late Annie Mae ...
Heyward Wilson, 79, Lula
Funeral services are scheduled for Heyward Wilson, age 79, of Lula. Services will be held Tuesday Dec. 27,2011 at 1:00 p.m. in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Bobby Griffi ...

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Brenda Mae Hall, 65, Cleveland
Brenda Mae Hall, age 65 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, December 23, 2011 at Gateway Health and Rehabilitation Center.Ms. Hall was born May 19, 1946 in Atlanta, GA to the late Jo ...
Carl Freeman Terry, 59, Cleveland
Carl Freeman Terry, age 59 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, December 23, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Terry was born June 25, 1952 in Weirton, WV to the late Char ...
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
Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69
Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom, has died at age 69