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Local Obits for Sun. Jun 12th, 2011

Forsyth

Lydia Martin, 91, Cumming
Lydia Martin, age 91, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2011. She is preceded in death by her husband, Harold Leroy Martin. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Sh ...

Habersham

ElvaDean Hall Gunn, 75, Demorest
ElvaDean Hall Gunn, age 75, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2011, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Mrs. Gunn was born on ...

Hall

Dennis Richard Pittman, age 76 of Lula, passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesda ...
Garnett Benjamin Grier, age 74, of Lula, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2011 at his residence.Born in Hall County, GA on March 09, 1937, he was the son of the late Alvin and Belle Ar ...
Larry J. Fortner, 63, Hoschton
Larry J. Fortner age 63, of Hoschton, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2011. Larry enjoyed working on all things including his garden. He loved his family and grandchildren. Mr. F ...
Robert Melvin Burruss, age 62, of Lula passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2011. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday from the chapel of Little Davenport Funeral Home with Rev. D ...
Sara E. Henson, 92, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 3:00pm Tuesday June 14,2011 at Bethany Baptist Church for Sara E. Henson, 92 of Gainesville. Rev. Lamar Purcell and Rev. Charles Buice will officiate ...

Jackson

Mae Parr Carlan, 79, Maysville
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Mae Parr Carlan, 79, of Maysville who died on Sunday at the Northridge Medical Center in Commerce. Born in Jackson County, she w ...

Lumpkin

R J Martin, 65, Dalonega
Mr. R J Martin, age 65, of Dahlonega, GA died Sunday, June 12, 2011 at his home following an extended illness.R J lived most of his life in Lumpkin County He was a retired truck dr ...
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.