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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 11th, 2011

Dawson

Estelle Reece, 72, Dawsonville
Estelle Reece, 72, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday September 11, 2011 at Hew Horizons West following an extended illness.Born March 5, 1939 in Gilmer County to the late Mantley a ...

Forsyth

GARY DOUGLAS HOLCOMB, 38, Fairmont
GARY DOUGLAS HOLCOMB, 38, of Fairmont, Georgia passed away on Sunday, September 11th, 2011.He is survived by his parents, Gary and Betty Farmer of Dahlonega, Georgia; fiancé ...
Gerald Anthony Hodapp, 63, Cumming
Gerald Anthony "Jerry" Hodapp, age 63, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011. He was a longtime employee of Verizon Wireless. Jerry loved spending time with ...
Veronica Meade, 71, Cumming
Veronica "Ronnie" Meade, born August 28, 1940, formerly from Boston, Mass, entered into eternal peace Sunday September 11, 2011.Her final days were spent surrounded by fa ...
Wayne Larsen, 66, Cumming
Mr. Wayne Larsen, age 66, of Cumming, formerly of Ohio, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Johnnie Larsen. Survivors include h ...

Hall

Norman J. Bragg Sr., 74, Murrayville
Mr. Norman J. Bragg Sr., age 74, of Murrayville, Ga. died September 11, 2011.Mr. Bragg was the son of the late Norman R. Bragg and Clara Bruock Bragg.Mr. Bragg was a self employed ...
Shirley Nell Jones, 68, Gainesville
Shirley Nell Jones, age 68, of Gainesville, Ga. died September 11, 2011.She was the daughter of the late Luther Daniel Jones and Mary Lou Parks Jones. She is survived by her sister ...

Jackson

George O'Kelley Sr., 74, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. George Dilmos O'Kelley Sr., age 74, of Maysville, Ga. who passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2011.Mr. O'Kelley was born in ...
Tammie Marie Bryant, age 52, of Hull, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011. Memorial services will be held 7:00 pm Thursday, September 15, 2011 at Eastside Baptist Church, Winde ...

Rabun

Truett Thompson, 82, Clayton
Truett Thompson, 82, of Clayton, GA passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011 at Mountain Lakes Medical Center.He was born in Persimmon Community, Rabun County, Georgia and was the so ...

White

David Roy Chastain, 75, Helen
David Roy Chastain, age 75 of Helen, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Chastain was born May 5, 1936 in Young Harris to the late Vea a ...
Lamar Allen,, 70, Cleveland
Lamar Allen, age 70 of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Allen was born September 20, 1940 in Habersham County to the late ...
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.