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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 23rd, 2012

Forsyth

Stephen "Clay" Davis, 20, Cumming
Stephen "Clay" Davis, age 20 of Forsyth County, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2012. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Ariel Brookelynn Anne Bell.Survivors inc ...

Hall

Samuel Antonio Viera, 24, Gainesville
Samuel Antonio Viera, age 24 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile a ...
Ella Wilson Eilbeck, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Ella Wilson Eilbeck, 87 of Gainesville died Thursday February 23, 2012 at New Horizons North. Born in Akron, Ohio, Mrs. Eilbeck was the daughter of the late Ernest J. and Mami ...
Steve Lamar Garrison, 60, Gainesville
Steve Lamar Garrison, age 60 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at his daughter's residence following an extended illness. Mr. G ...

Jackson

J.W. 'Wilbur' Cole, 96, Talmo
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joe Wilbur Cole, age 96, of Talmo, Ga. who passed away February 23, 2012 following a period of declining health. Mr. Cole, born in Wil ...
Lenward Dennis Minish, 58, Commerce
Mr. Lenward Dennis Minish, age 58, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, February 23, 2012 at his residence. Mr. Minish was born in Jackson County to the late Len Lenward and Margaret L ...
Roy Wesley Allen, 66, Pendergrass
Roy Wesley Allen, age 66 of Pendergrass, passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at his residence following a brief illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Satur ...

White

Pearl Jane DeWein, 94, Cleveland
Pearl Jane DeWein age 94 of Deltona, FL formerly of Cleveland, GA passed away Thursday, February 23, 2012. Mrs. DeWein was born February 28, 1917 in Cleveland, OH to the late Steve ...
Pearl Dwein, 94, Cleveland
Mrs. Pearl Dewein, age 94, of Deltona, Fla., formerly of Cleveland, passed away Feb. 23, at a hospice center. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home of Cle ...
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.