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Local Obits for Sat. May 12th, 2012

Dawson

Winford Jake Mills, 72, Dawsonville
Mr. Winford Jake Mills, age 72, of Dawsonville, GA died Friday May 11, 2012, at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega, GA.Mr. Mills was born January 17, 1940 in Cumming, GA. H ...

Forsyth

Marvin L. Jett, 83, Cumming
Marvin L. Jett, age 83, of Cumming passed away Saturday, May 12, 2012. He was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. Marvin is preceded in death by his wife, Aby Akins Jett. Surv ...
Mildred Louise Hardin, 80, Decatur
Mildred "Millie" Louise Hardin, 80 of Decatur, GA passed away May 12, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard H. Hardin. She is survived by her daughter ...

Hall

Annie Lois Whelchel, 61, Gainesville
Annie Lois Whelchel age 61 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday May 12, 2012.Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home.
Arvin Chandler Gearin, 72, Gainesville
Mr. Arvin Chandler Gearin, age 72, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Monda ...
Barbara Bryan Moon, 61, Lula
Barbara Bryan Moon, age 61 of Lula, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2012. Born in Atlanta, GA on August 26, 1950, she was a daughter of the late John Edward and Sarah Margadean Hicks ...
Doris Dorsey Nalley, 81, Marietta
Doris Dorsey Nalley, age 81, of Marietta, Georgia, died at Halcyon Hospice - Altus House in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 12, 2012. She was the daughter of Mattie Bell Sosebee Dorsey an ...
Maria Matilde Mendoza, 72, Gainesville
Maria Matilde Mendoza, 72 of Gainesville died Saturday May 12, 2012 at her residence. At the request of the family Mrs. Mendoza was cremated and the family will have a visitation a ...

Jackson

Leita Virginia Nix, 84, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Leita Virginia Nix 84 of Commerce who died Saturday May 12, 2012. Survivors include a sister Lydia Allen of Gainesville and a number of ni ...

Lumpkin

Joanne Carol Fowler, 73, Dahlonega
Joanne Carol Fowler, 73, of Dahlonega, GA died on May 12, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in San Diego, CA she was the daughter of the late Ole and Elizabeth Jensen ...
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