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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Mar 16th, 2011

Habersham

Ruth Benalee Scroggs, age 73, of Cornelia, passed away Sunday March 13, 2011 and her husband Lewis Albert Scroggs, age 76, of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday March 15, 2011. Bot ...

Hall

Mr. Willie (Will) Wandell Herndon age 67 of Winder, passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2011, after a four-month battle against lung cancer. Will was born October 9, 1943 in Pavo, Ge ...

Jackson

Mary Hudson, 89, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Hudson, 89 , of Hoschton, Georgia, who passed away Wednesday March 16, 2011 after a period of declining health. Mrs. Hudson ...

Lumpkin

Harold C. King, 70, Dahlonega
Mr. Harold C. King, age 70, of Dahlonega, GA, died Wednesday, March 16, 2011, at his home from injuries sustained in a tractor accident.Harold enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spendin ...
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.