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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 13th, 2012

Dawson

Ruby May Jones, 85, Dawsonville
Ruby May Jones, 85, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday July 12, 2012 at the Bell Minor Home following a period of declining health.Born October 10, 1926 in Hall County to the late ...

Habersham

Mr. Ralph Phillip Jones, age 51 of Alto, passed away Friday, July 13, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, ...

Hall

Eloise Lorraine Thomas, 64, Gainesville
Ms. Eloise Lorraine Thomas, age 64 of Gainesville, GA passed away on July 13, 2012.Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home.
Elsie J. Wilson, 94, Lula
Funeral Services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Monday July 16, 2012 at White Hall Baptist Church for Mrs. Elsie J. Wilson age 94 of Lula. The Rev. Bill Surrett and Rev. Chris Segars ...
Sharon Molina, 46, Gainesville
Sharon Molina, 46, of Gainesville passed away July 13, 2012.Memorial Services are scheduled for 4:00 p.m. Thursday July 19, 2012 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Ms. Shar ...
Willie Bell Prather, 56, Gainesville
Willie Bell Prather was born April 13, 1956 to the late Doshie Mae Cantrell and Ernest J. Jowers. She was preceded in death by her sister West Lou Statham. After fighting a long ...
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.