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Local Obits for Tue. Aug 9th, 2011

Dawson

Martha Mezick, 75, Dawsonville
Martha Mezick, 75, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday August 9, 2011 following an extended illness.Born December 2, 1935 in Rabun County to the late Wesley and Lola Stubblefield, s ...

Forsyth

Lonnie Inez Heard, 93, Cumming
Lonnie Inez Heard age 93 passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2011. She had been a resident of Forsyth County for the past 38 years. She was a member of Refuge Baptist Church. She was pr ...

Habersham

John Kimsey Stephens, age 89, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2011.Mr. Stephens was born on May 21, 1922, in Hall County, Georgia, to the late Johnny K. and Flo ...

Hall

Janeze Faulkner Nalley, 79, Gainesville
Janeze Faulkner Nalley, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at Northwoods Retirement Home in Dahlonega, following an extended illness.Funeral services are ...
Bonnie Jean Hanson, age 59, passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966
Jasen Lee Reynolds, 34, Gainesville
Jasen Lee Reynolds age 34, Gainesville. Graveside 1:30p.m. Thursday Alta Vista Cemetery. Ward's Funeral Home 758 Main Street S.W. Gainesville.
Rose Mary Hocking, 71, Dahlonega
Rose Mary Hocking, 71, Dahlonega, GA passed away Tuesday, August 09, 2011 at her residence. A memorial service will be held at a later date.Arrangements by Dahlonega Funeral Home, ...
Sarah Major Jenkins, 65, Mableton, formerly of Hall Co.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, August 13, at Cools Springs Baptist Church for Mrs. Sarah Major Jenkins, 65, of Mableton, who passed away Tuesday, August 9, 20 ...
Thelma McNeal McGinnis, 96, Gainesville
Mrs. Thelma McNeal McGinnis, age 96, of Gainesville, Georgia, went home to be with her Lord and family, Tuesday, August 09, 2011, following an extended illness. Funeral services a ...

Jackson

Lena Rosemary A. Menzia, 70, Commerce
Mrs. Lena Rosemary A. Menzia, age 70, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at Northridge Medical Center. Mrs. Menzia was born in Jackson County to the late Jack and Edna M ...

White

Fannie Lee Gravitt, 84, Sautee
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Fannie Lee Gravitt, 84, of Sautee-Nacoochee. Mrs. Gravitt passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2011, at Northeast Georgia ...
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.