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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Feb 24th, 2011

Forsyth

Brian Christopher Parks (SUPERMAN), age 20, after a courageous battle with cancer stepped into the holy gates of heaven Thursday, February 24, 2011. Brian is the beloved son of And ...

Habersham

Margaret Arrowood, 80, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Margaret Arrowood, age 80, of Clarkesville will be held at 4:00 PM, Friday, February 25, 2011 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Dr. Kenneth Franklin will off ...

Hall

Margaret Crane Beasley, 66, Alpharetta
Margaret Crane Beasley, age 66, of Alpharetta, passed away Thursday, February 24, 2011. She was a member of The Metropolitan Church of God, The Front Porch. Mrs. Beasley was recent ...
Pauline Jackson, 76, Gainesville
Graveside Services are scheduled for 11:00a.m. Friday February 25 in Memorial Park Cemetery for Mrs. Pauline Reynolds Jackson, age 76 of Gainesville. The Rev. Lenair Tatum will off ...
Philip Daniel Watta, 71, Gainesville
Philip Daniel Watta, age 71, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at Landmark Regional Hospital, Athens, GA following a brief illness.Funeral Mass will be he ...
Robert Hayes Foy, 87, Gainesville
Reverend Robert Hayes Foy, 87, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at his residence following a short illness.The family will receive friends Friday, F ...

Jackson

Elaine Daniel Potts, 77, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs.Elaine Daniel Potts , age 77, of Center, who passed away on Wednesday, February 23, 2011. Mrs. Potts was born in Jackson County, 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
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.