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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 12th, 2012

Forsyth

George Winton Bagwell, 90, Cumming
George Winton Bagwell, age 90 of Cumming, passed away Friday, October 12, 2012. He was born June 12, 1922 to Bob and Graff Bagwell. Mr. Bagwell was a long time member at Brookwood ...

Hall

Floreth Chevannes, 72, Gainesville
Mrs. Floreth Chevannes, age 72 of Gainesville, Ga paseed away on October 12, 2012. Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at Landmark Pentacostal Church at 3pm. ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Marcus Charles "Mark" Duck, age 49, of Braselton, Ga. who passed away on Friday, October 12, 2012Mr. Duck was born in Gaines ...
Mark Duck, 49, Braselton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Mark Duck, age 49, of Braselton, Ga. who passed away on Friday, October 12, 2012 Services are pending at this time.Evans Funeral Home, ...
Sharon Hale Brooks, 61, Oakwood
Mrs. Sharon Hale Brooks, age 61, of Oakwood passed away Friday, October 12, 2012 at Emory University Hospital, following an extended illness.Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Su ...
William George "Bill" Carney, Jr., age 75 of Demorest and formerly of Gainesville, passed away Friday, October 12, 2012, at his residence. Born in Hall County on July 21, ...

Jackson

Joshua Franklin Pirkle, 86, Hoschton
Mr. Joshua Franklin Pirkle, age 86, of Hoschton, passed away, Friday, October 12, 2012. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Lawson Funeral Home,35 First Street, Hoschton, Ga. ...

Rabun

Donald Russell Bourne, 87, Lakemont
Donald Russell Bourne, 87, of Lakemont, GA passed away at his residence Friday, October 12, 2012. He was the son of William Ather Bourne and Addie Maxwell Polk Bourne. In additio ...
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.