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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 1st, 2011

Banks

Alex Matthew Dockery, 27, Mayesville
Mr. Alex Matthew Dockery, age 27, of Mayesville, Ga., passed away Friday, July 1, 2011. Arrangements will be announced by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, Ga. 30548, ...

Forsyth

Ruth Evelyn Hill, 94, Cumming
Ruth Evelyn Hill passed away peacefully at her home on Friday July 1st with family and friends by her side. She was the daughter of the late Augusta Bendikta Anderson and Herman Si ...

Hall

Geneva Sosebee Stephens, 96, Gainesville
Geneva Sosebee Stephens age 96 of Athens, Formerly of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, July 1st, 2011 at Athens Heritage Home following an extended illness.Funeral Services are ...
William Martin, Gainesville
A private memorial service will be held for Mr. William Martin of Gainesville, GA.A Gainesville native, he was the son of the late Marvin Henry and Mamie B. Hulsey Martin. Mr. Mart ...

Jackson

Betty Langford Brown, 79, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Betty Langford Brown, age 79, of Jefferson, who passed away on Friday, July 1, 2011. Mrs. Brown was born in Maysville, a daughter to ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. David Junior "Bill" Hayes, age 77, of Hoschton, who passed away on Friday, July 1, 2011. Mr. Hayes was born in Hoschton, GA, ...
Jeanette Murphy, 77, Pendergrass
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, 2011 at Talmo Baptist Church for Mrs. Jeanette Murphy, 77, of Pendergrass. The Rev. Mark Spence will officiate. Interm ...

White

Robert George Courtwright, 80, Cleveland
Robert George Courtwright, age 80 of Cleveland passed away, Friday, July 1, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Courtwright was born November 24, 1930 in Syracuse, NY to ...
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