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Local Obits for Wed. May 16th, 2012

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Roger Tennant Campbell, 57, Bethlehem
Mr. Roger Tennant Campbell, 57 of Bethlehem, Georgia died Wednesday May 16, 2012. Mr. Campbell was a former resident of Florida before moving to Bethlehem, Georgia where he had liv ...

Dawson

Alice Samples, 76, Dawsonville
Alice Samples, 76, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday May 16, 2012 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a sudden illness.Born February 25, 1936 in Rome, Georgia, she has lived ...

Forsyth

James Dorsey Streetman, 83, Cumming
James Dorsey Streetman, age 83, a lifelong resident of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012 following an extended illness. Mr. Streetman was a longtime member of Bethlehem ...
Shannon Knight Williams, 36, of Cumming, GA died on May 16, 2012 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. Born in Atlanta, she was the daughter of Tina Flippin of Cumming, GA and Eddy Knigh ...

Habersham

Ruby J. Free, 83, Clarkesville
Ruby J. Free, age 83 of Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at Habersham Medical Center. Born in Hall County, GA on December 13, 1928, she was a daughter of the late ...

Hall

Annie Lois Whelchel, 61, Gainesville
Ms. Annie Lois Whelchel, age 61 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, May 12, 2012. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, May 18, 2012 at Antioch Baptist Church at 1pm. ...
Carrie Virginia Henson, 79, Gainesville
Carrie Virginia Henson age 79 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday May 16, 2012. Arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville.
Mr. George William (Billy) Moore, Jr., age 48, of Clermont, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012 following a sudden illness. Funeral Services are sch ...
Hazel Crane Gafnea, 97, Gainesville
Hazel Crane Gafnea, 97, of Gainesville, Ga., formerly of Atlanta, Ga., passed away May 16, 2012. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, 12 noon, May 19, 2012 at Crestlawn Ce ...
James Doyt Kallenbach, 79, Braselton
Mr. James Doyt Kallenbach, age 79, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, following an extended illness.Memorial Services will be 6:0 ...
Kevin Dale Nabb, 50, Gainesville
Mr. Kevin Dale Nabb, 50 of Gainesville died Wednesday May 16, 2012 at his residence.Born in Columbia, Missouri, Mr. Nabb had lived in Hall County for a number of years. He was empl ...
Little Aiden Nehemiah Maxwell passed away on May 16, 2012. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 22,2012 at Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home at 11 am. Professional Servi ...

Lumpkin

Roy P. Norrell, 70, Dahlonega
Roy P. Norrell, age 70, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Wednesday May 16, 2012 at his home.Roy was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was a retired building contrac ...

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Christian Eric Smith, 45, Cleveland
Christian Eric Smith, age 45 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial services are scheduled for 11:30 AM Monday, May 21, 201 ...
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.