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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 21st, 2012

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Darryl Bruce Fore, 68, Winder
Darryl Bruce Fore, age 68, of Winder passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012. Bruce loved working with the children at Easter Seal Headstart, his family, his friends, Raschal his dog, ...

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Patsy Ann Dollar Wiley, age 77 of Buford, GA entered in to Heaven Saturday, July 21, 2012 after an extended illness. Patsy was a native of Buford but traveled many years outside of ...

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McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Pretchel "Lillie Mae" Brady Pitts, age 90 of Mt. Airy, passed away Saturday, June 21, 2012, at her resid ...

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James Agbert Phagan, 75, Gainesville
Mr. James Agbert Phagan age 75 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday July 21, 2012 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral Services are scheduled for Mon ...
James William Craven, 91, Gillsville
Mr. James William Craven, age 91 of Gillsville passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Brighter Mornings. Mr. Craven was born in Jefferson to the late, Bill and Annie Craven. M ...
Jerry Ann (Jerrett) Bishop, 67, Gainesville
Jerry Ann (Jerrett) Bishop age 67 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on July21, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness. Memorial Services are scheduled for Thursday J ...
Jimmy Ray Gaddis, a beloved Daddy & Papa, died at 64 on Saturday July 21, 2012. After a courageous seven-month battle with melanoma cancer, Jimmy passed away peacefully at NE G ...

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James Edwin Ivester, 68, Toccoa
Mr. James Edwin Ivester, age 68, of Toccoa, passed away, Saturday, July 21, 2012 at his home. Born September 17, 1943 in Franklin County, he was a son of the late Stephens Odis and ...
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.