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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 31st, 2011

Forsyth

Jerry Dwayne Reed, 28, Dawsonville
Jerry Dwayne Reed, 28, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday August 31, 2011 at his residence following an extended illness.Born October 19, 1982, Mr. Reed was a lifelong resident o ...
Richard Wilson Love, 75, Canton
Richard Wilson Love, age 75, of Canton, passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2011. He was a Veteran of The United States Air Force.Memorial services will be held Tuesday, September 6t ...

Gwinnett

Gerald Lee (Moley) McKinzie of Suwanee, born April 28, 1957 in Duluth, passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2011. Gerald was the owner of Gerald's Auto and Tow service for 25 yea ...
Patricia Anne "Pat" Abernethy, Age 59 of Dacula died Wednesday August 31, 2011 after an extended illness.Memorial Service will be held Saturday September 3, 2011 at 4:00 ...

Habersham

Connice Free Ledford Wood, age 87, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2011, at her residence.Mrs. Wood was born on February 13, 1924, in Rabun County, Geor ...

Hall

Eston James Brookshire, 85, Flowery Branch
Mr. Eston James Brookshire, 85, of Flowery Branch, passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at the Bell Minor Nursing Home following a period of declining health. Born on February 10 ...

Jackson

Martha G. Taylor, 55, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Martha G. Taylor, age 55, of Jefferson, who passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2011.Funeral Services are pending at this time.Evans ...
Martha Gail Taylor, 55, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Martha Gail Taylor, age 55, of Jefferson, Ga. who passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at her residence following a brief illnes ...
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.