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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 26th, 2012

Barrow

Bernice Elizabeth Price, age 78, of Winder passed away Friday, October 26, 2012. Many, many thanks to Winder Health Care Facility for all of their care, love and support during Mrs ...

Dawson

Lewis A. Davenport, 84, Dawsonville
Lewis A. Davenport, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Friday October 26, 2012 at Gold City Nursing Center following a period of declining health.Born June 24, 1928 in Fannin County to ...

Forsyth

Milton Louis Smith, Jr, 69, Cumming
Milton Louis Smith, Jr., age 69 of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, October 26, 2012. Milton loved spending time with his family, enjoyed his sports and riding his motorcycle. He i ...
Sandra Reiley Pritchett was received into the arms of her Savior on October 26, 2012. Sandra was born at Emory University Hospital on September 2, 1943 and raised in Decatur and Av ...

Gwinnett

Dante L. Davis, 42, Sugar Hill
Mr. Dante L. Davis, age 42, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, October 26, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father, Laverne Davis; stepfather, Junior A. Davis; and broth ...
Ed Blythe, 61, Suwanee
Ed Blythe, age 61 of Suwanee, GA, passed away Friday, October 26, 2012. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Katherine Blythe and his son, Steven Blythe. Survivors includ ...
Peter Donald Dempsey, 78, Sugar Hill
Peter Donald Dempsey, 78, of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 26, 2012. Born in Boston, MA, February 5, 1934, Peter enjoyed politics and old westerns. He i ...

Habersham

Lamar Thompson, 85, Clarkesville
Lamar Thompson, age 85 of Clarkesville, passed away Friday, October 26, 2012. He was a Veteran of the United States Army. Graveside services will be held Sunday, October 28th at 2: ...

Hall

Elizabeth A. Romberg, 99, Gainesville
Elizabeth A. Romberg, 99, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, October 26, 2012. Complete arrangements will be announced later. Those wishing to make online condolences may do so ...
Marian Elizabeth Ashford Romberg passed away on Friday, October 26, 2012 at NE Georgia Medical Center after a brief illness at age 99. She was a native Gainesvillian, born March 16 ...
Nell Claire Harris, 91, Gainesville
Mrs. Nell Claire (Williams) Harris, age 91, of Gainesville , Georgia passed away Friday, October, 26, 2012 at her residence. Services are scheduled for 11:00 am on Monday October 2 ...

Jackson

Woodrow Wilson, 96, Commerce
Mr. Woodrow Wilson, age 96, of Commerce, GA died Friday, October 26, 2012 at his residence. Mr. Wilson was born December 20, 1915 in Nicholson, GA to the late William Preston Wil ...

Lumpkin

Carolyn Fields, 67, Dahlonega
Mrs. Carolyn Fields, age 67, of Dahlonega, GA, died Friday, Oct. 26. 2012, at Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA.Carolyn was born May 27, 1945 in Gainesville, GA and had ...
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
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.
Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87
Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, has died