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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 26th, 2012

Dawson

Andrew Jack Dossett, II, 41, Dawsonville
Andrew Jack Dossett, II, 41, of Dawsonville, GA passed away Tuesday June 26, 2012 at Embracing Hospice following an extended illness.Born June 16, 1971 in LaFollette, Tennessee, he ...

Gwinnett

Tate Collis Frady, 74, Suwanee
Tate Collis Frady, age 74, of Suwanee passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012. Tate was a deacon at Lighthouse Baptist Church and a follower of the Lord. He liked teaching Bible Study ...

Habersham

Howard L. McAllister, 84, Clarkesville
Howard L. McAllister, age 84, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Mr. McAllister ...

Hall

A celebration of the life of Anna Malissa Norton Tubbs will take place at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Gainesville First United Methodist Church. The family will receive ...
Walt Colburn Jetton Jr., 44, Gainesville
Mr. Walt Colburn Jetton, Jr. age 44, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville.Memorial Park North Riverside Chap ...

Lumpkin

Henry Preston Wilkerson, Sr., 94, Murrayville
Mr. Henry Preston Wilkerson Sr, age 94, of Murrayville, GA, Lumpkin County, died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at the Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA.Mr. Wilkerson was a nat ...

Other

Leila Lathem, 83, Ball Ground
Leila Lathem, age 83, of Ballground, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012.Memorial visitation was held Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home.Ingram Funeral Hom ...

Rabun

Margaret (Beth) Elizabeth Justus Wilbanks, 68, of Clayton, Georgia, went to be with the Lord Tuesday morning, June 26, 2012 at Stephens County Hospital in Toccoa, GA. She was born ...
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.