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Local Obits for Fri. May 18th, 2012


Inez Burruss Pugh, 86, Forsyth County
Mrs. Inez Burruss Pugh, age 86 of Forsyth County, passed away May 18, 2012. She was a lifelong resident of Forsyth County and a lifelong member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. She was ...


Bessie L. Jones, 78, Lawrenceville
Bessie L. Jones, age 78 of Lawrenceville, GA died suddenly Friday, May 18, 2012. Mrs. Jones has been cremated and a celebration of her life will be held later. The Family request d ...
Jo Ann Marie Cline, 56, Lawrenceville
Jo Ann Marie Cline, age 56, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Friday, May 18, 2012. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 11AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, Bu ...


Vernell "Bonnie" Hayden Geter age 72 of Gainesville passed away Friday May 18, 2012 at her residence. The family will hold private services at a later date. Mrs. Geter w ...


Mary Turpin, 91, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Mary Turpin, 91, of Commerce who passed away on Friday morning at the Northridge Health and Rehab Center in Commerce. Born in Ba ...
Margie Lord Barrett, 75, Athens
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Margie Lord Barrett, age 75, of Athens, GA, who passed away on Friday, May 18, 2012. Mrs. Barrett was born in Miami Florida a daughte ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Margie Lord Barrett, age 75, of Athens, GA, who passed away on Friday, May 18, 2012. Mrs. Barrett was born in Miami Florida a daughte ...


Jessie Mae Cleveland, 93, Cleveland
Jessie Mae Cleveland, age 93 of Cleveland, know as Mama, Nanny, Aunt Jet, Mama Jessi, Jessie Mae departed this life on May 18th 2012 at her home following an extended illness. Mrs. ...
Ricci Reginald Suggs, 53, Cleveland
Ricci Reginald Suggs, 53, of Cleveland passed away Friday May 18, 2012 at Emory University Hospital following an brief illness.Memorial services will be held Sunday May 20, 2012 at ...
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