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Local Obits for Sat. Feb 4th, 2012

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Harry Clyde Eby, 87, Cumming
Harry Clyde Eby, 87, of Cumming, GA (and longtime former resident of Miami, FL) died at his home on February 4, 2012. Born in Miami, FL, he was the son of the late Daniel and Mae E ...
Melba Lou Dooley Gravitt, age 93, of Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday, February 4, 2012. She was a loving member of Salem United Methodist Church. She is preceded in death by h ...

Habersham

Carol W. Elrod, 64, Mount Airy
Carol W. Elrod, age 64, of Mount Airy, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2012, at Heritage Healthcare of Toccoa. Mrs. Elrod was born on June 26, 1947, in Thomasville, N ...
Eunell McDougald Tench, 77, Cornelia
Eunell McDougald Tench, age 77 of Cornelia, passed away Saturday, February 04, 2012 at her residence. Born on October 09, 1934 in Habersham County, she was the daughter of the late ...

Hall

Dortha Adelia Smith, 88, Gainesville
Dortha Adelia Smith passed away February 4, 2012 following an extended illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hubert and Dora Elliot, her brother, Winford Elliot, her ...
Edna Harrison, 85, Gainesville
Mr. Edna Mae Harrison born May 16, 1926 in Jackson County, to the late Paul Bonds and Fannie Cox Bonds. She was a care giver to many children and a member of New Salem Baptist Chu ...
Grace Cotton Crane, 84, Maysville
Grace Cotton Crane, 84, of Maysville, died Feb. 3, at her residence. Mrs. Crane was born in Maysville to the late P.D. and Clara Belle Cotton. She was a member of Homer Baptist Ch ...
Harold Eugene Farr, 75, Oakwood
Harold Eugene Farr age 75 of Oakwood passed away Saturday Feb. 4, 2012 at his residence following a brief illness.Mr. Farr was born March 14, 1936 to the late Ernest Eugene & R ...
Howell Corbin Brady, 86, Clermont
Howell "Hal" Corbin Brady, 86, of Clermont passed away Saturday February 4, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services will b ...

White

Carl Asbury Kitchens, 83, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Carl Asbury Kitchens, age 83 of Cleveland. Mr. Kitchens passed away Saturday, February 04, 2012 at Northeast Georgia ...
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
Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69
Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom, has died at age 69