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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 10th, 2011

Forsyth

Frances "Franci" Anastasia Orosz, 95, Cumming; Gainesville
Frances "Franci" Anastasia Orosz, age 95, of CummingGainesville, passed away Tuesday, March 8, 2011. She was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church Survivors include ...

Hall

Buford M. Smith, 77, Oakwood
Mr. Buford M. Smith, age 77 of Oakwood, GA passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral Services are scheduled for 1:00 pm Saturday, March ...
Dorothy (Dot) Randolph, 72, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Dorothy (Dot) Randolph, 72, of Flowery Branch, Ga., passed away Thursday, March 10, 2011 at North East Georgia Medical Center.Homegoing Celebration , Monday, March 14, 2011 a ...
Gracie Marlene Abercrombie, 2 month old infant of Aaron Abercrombie and Demetra Watkins, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sud ...
James Lawrence Major, 69, Gainesville
James Lawrence Major, 69 of Jasper, Ga. formerly of Gainesville died Thursday March 10, 2011 at the Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. Born in Hall County, Mr. Major had lived in Jasper ...
Mildred Drahos Noonan, 93, Oakwood
Mildred Drahos Noonan, 93 "Mitzi", of Oakwood, Ga. died Thursday March 10, 2011 at Peachtree Plantation Assisted Living Home. Mitzi was born in Lorain OH and graduated f ...

Lumpkin

Hayward Carl Anderson, 72, Dahlonega
Mr. Hayward Carl Anderson, age 72, of Dahlonega, GA, died March 10, 2011 after a short illness. He was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. Mr. Anderson was a poultry farmer and ...
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.