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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 26th, 2012

Forsyth

Ellen M. Morakis, 73, Cumming
Ellen M. Morakis, age 73 of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2012.The family will receive friends at Ingram Funeral Home on Monday, January 30th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 p ...
Ezell Cagle, 87, Cumming
Ezell Cagle, age 87 of Forsyth County, passed away Thursday, January 26, 2012. He was of the Baptist faith. He attended The American Legion and The VFW and was retired from The Nat ...
Nora Estell Cape, 81, Cumming
Nora Estell Cape, age 81 of Cumming, passed away Thursday, January 26, 2012. Graveside services will be held Sunday, January 29th at 2:00 pm at Sawnee View Memorial Gardens. The f ...
Roger Daniel Johnson, 49, Cumming
Roger Daniel Johnson, 49, of Stone Mountain passed away on Thursday, January 26th, 2012. He was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Service information will be announced a ...

Hall

Dr. Wendell Carpenter, 79, Gainesville
The final melodious chords of life sounded for Dr. L. Wendell Carpenter on Thursday after an illustrious professional career and a prolonged decline of health. His acclaimed life r ...
Dorothy Sargent, 79, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00p.m. Saturday January 28, 2012 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Mrs. Dorothy Sargent age 79 of Gainesville. The Rev. Wayne Hicks an ...
Franklin Eugene Baugh age 77 of Lula passed away Thursday January 26, 2012. Funeral Services will be held 3:00pm Sunday January 29 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel. The famil ...
Lucy M. Graves, 85, Gainesville
Lucy Miller Graves, 85, of Gainesville, died January 26 at Elmcroft of Roswell Senior Living facility due to complications of Alzheimer's. Born February 21, 1926, in Murrayvi ...

Lumpkin

Ms. Arlene Parker, age 51, of Dahlonega, Georgia died January 26, 2012.She was born in Fayette, Alabama. She worked at J & J foods.She was preceded in death by her husband, Dav ...

White

Eula Mae Cantrell Nix, 65, Sautee
Eula Mae Cantrell Nix, age 65 of Sautee, passed away Thursday, January 26, 2012 at her residence. Mrs. Nix was born August 22, 1946 in Habersham County to Paul and Polly Abernath ...
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.