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Local Obits for Mon. May 9th, 2011

Forsyth

Patricia M. Ledford, 60, Cumming
PATRICIA M. LEDFORD, 60, of Cumming, Georgia Passed Away on Monday May 9th, 2011 at Northisde Hospital Forsyth. She was surrounded by her loving family.The family will be having a ...

Hall

John B. McBrayer, 98, Oakwood
John B McBrayer, age 98, formerly of Chamblee Rd., Oakwood, passed away Monday May 9, 2011, at The Resting Nest, Gainesville, following an extended illness. Funeral services are s ...
Lee S. Bowers, 89, Gainesville
Mr. Lee S. Bowers, age 89, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, May 9, 2011 at the Bell Minor Home in Gainesville following an extended illness. A Memorial servi ...
Mason & Ward Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William "Billy" Henry Hicks, Jr., 39, of Gainesville, GA, who passed away Monday, May 9, 2011 at Emory Healthcare ...

Jackson

Shirley Nesmith Jordan, 77, Lawrenceville
Mrs. Shirley Nesmith Jordan, age 77, of Lawrenceville passed away Sunday, May 8, 2011. She loved spending time with her family and her grandchildren. She was a member of the Red Ha ...
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
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