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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 10th, 2012

Dawson

Lona Mae Chester, 86, Dawsonville
Lona Mae Chester, 86, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday October 10, 2012 at Chestatee Regional Hospital following a period of declining health. Born January 16, 1926 in Lumpkin ...

Forsyth

Mike Mastrangelo, 74, Norcross
Mike Mastrangelo, age 74 of Norcross, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2012. Mike served in with the U. S. Marine Core. He was born in Buffalo but has lived in the Atlanta area m ...

Gwinnett

Donnie Thompson, 59, Buford
Mr. Donnie Thompson, age 59, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father, Clifford Lee Thompson, Jr. He is survived by his wif ...
Peter Caldwell Mayo, 60, Lawrenceville
Peter Caldwell Mayo of Lawrenceville, GA, died October 10, 2012 at the age of 60 in Suwanee, GA of an apparent heart attack. He was born on July 24, 1952 in Philadelphia, PA to Ric ...

Hall

Dorothy Browning, 96, Gainesville
Mrs. Dorothy T. Browning, 96 of Gainesville died Wednesday October 10, 2012 at her residence. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Mrs. Browning had been a resident of Lanier Village Estat ...
Ella Frances Mason Sheppard of Oakwood passed away October 10, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born in Albany Ga, Mrs. Sheppard was ...

Jackson

Doris Hill Boswell, 63, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces the death of Doris Hill Boswell, 63, of Commerce who passed away on Wednesday at the St. Mary's Hospice House in Bogart. Born in Jackso ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Mary Louise Ash Davenport Riddle, 94, passed away on October 10, 2012 at her home in Dahlonega, GA. Mrs. Riddle was born in Dahlonega on May 10, 1918 to Wesley L. Ash and Lula ...
Mildred Louise Mosley, 79, Dahlonega
Mrs. Mildred Louise Mosley age 79 of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday October 10, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Mrs. Mosley was born in De ...
Ralph Lovell, 81, Dahlonega
Ralph Lovell, age 81, of Dahlonega, GA, died Wednesday, October 10, 2012, at his home.Ralph was a Union County, GA native who had lived in Lumpkin County since 1970. He was a forme ...

Other

Evelyn Mary Lomax Chastain, 89, Holiday, Fl. formerly of Habersham
Evelyn Mary Lomax Chastain, age 89, of Holiday, Florida, formerly of the Habersham area, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2012. Born in Georgia, on March 17, 1923, she was a daug ...
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.