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Local Obits for Tue. Mar 8th, 2011

Forsyth

James W. McCracken, 92, Cumming
JAMES W. MC CRACKEN, 92, of Cumming, Georgia, passed away on March 8th, 2011. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy. He was preceded in death by his two sons Keith and Jimmy ...

Habersham

Charles J. Hollingsworth, Jr., age 76, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2011.Arrangements for Mr. Hollingsworth are incomplete and will be announced soon.Thos ...
Donald Defoor, 57, Clarkesville
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Donald Defoor, age 57 of Clarkesville, GA who passed away Tuesday, March 08, 2011. Arrangements are incomplete and ...
Donald Doyle DeFoor, 57, Clarkesville
Donald Doyle DeFoor, also known by his friends as Donnie "Duck" DeFoor, age 57, of Clarkesville, GA, Passed away Tuesday March 8, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Cente ...
Willene Landers Harris, 87, Cornelia
Willene Landers Harris, age 87, of Cornelia, GA, passed away Tuesday, March 08, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born on June 10, 1923, in Habersham County, GA, she was the ...

Hall

Benny Bishop, 69, Gainesville
Memorial Park announces the death of Benny Bishop, 69 of Gainesville who passed away March 8th,2011.Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
Richard Leon Matthews, 84, Gainesville
Richard Leon Matthews, age 84 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at his residence following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, March 11, ...

Jackson

Curtis J. Leachman, 76, Commerce
The funeral of Curtis J. Leachman, 76, of Commerce will conducted Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at the funeral home at 2:00p.m.

Lumpkin

Susan Paulette Anderson, 52, Dahlonega
Susan Paulette Anderson, age 52 of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, March 08, 2011 at her residence following a sudden illness. Mrs. Anderson was born August 19, 1958 in Hall County ...
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