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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 15th, 2012

Forsyth

Helen McBrayer Pirkle, 60, Cumming
Helen McBrayer Pirkle, age 60 of Forsyth County, passed away. She was a member of Sawnee Mountain Church of God. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Willie Grace (Woo ...
Tom Cunningham, 70, Cumming
Tom Cunningham, age 70 of Forsyth County, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2012. Tom was a good business man and loved snow skiing and reading. He was a fun and loving father.Sur ...

Gwinnett

Ashley Duane Bradley, 44, Dacula
Ashley Duane Bradley, age 44, of Dacula, GA, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, August 15, 2012. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 3pm at Hamilton Mill Mem ...

Habersham

Jewell Jackson White, Sr., age 76 of Alto, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2012. Born in Banks County, GA on January 13, 1936, he was a son of the late John J. and Myra Phillips ...
Robert Lee Myrick, 53, Demorest
Robert Lee Myrick, age 53 of Demorest, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2012, at Emory University Hospital. Born in Hamburg, Germany on August 04, 1959, he was the son of Mary Nel ...

Hall

Delia Irene Roberts Hamilton, 64, Gainesville
Delia Irene Roberts Hamilton, age 64 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday Morning, August 15, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Fu ...
John Stephen "Steve" Kemp, 64, Gainesville
John Stephen "Steve" Kemp, age 64 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness. Memorial se ...
Lonnie Williams, Jr., 83, Gainesville
Mr.Lonnie Williams, Jr. age 83 of Gainesville, died Wednesday August 15, 2012 at a private nursing home. Arrangements are incompleteand will be announced later by Little-Davenport ...

Jackson

Henry Grady O'Kelley, 91, Nicholson
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Henry Grady O'Kelley 91 of Nicholson who died Wednesday August 15, 2012. He was the son of the late Earl and Mary Berrong O'Kel ...
Jimmy Lee Perry, 66, Jefferson
Jimmy Lee Perry, age 66 of Jefferson, passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at Athens Regional Hospital following an extended illness.No services are scheduled at this time. ...

White

Jerry Ray Roberts, 66, Cleveland
Jerry Ray Roberts, age 66 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Roberts was born June 17, 1946 in Helen, GA to th ...
Jerry Roberts, 66, Cleveland
Jerry Ray Roberts, age 66 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, August 15 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Roberts was born June 17, 1946 in Helen, GA to the late ...
Timothy Aaron Bryson, 53, Cleveland
Timothy Aaron Bryson, age 53, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at his residence. Mr. Bryson was born in Young Harris to the late Vester and Willie Elizabeth Bry ...
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.