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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 22nd, 2012

Banks

Paul Edward May, 62, Homer
A memorial service for Paul Edward May, age 62, of Homer will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, September 2, 2012 at the Pitts Park in Clarkesville. Mr. May died August 22, 2012. Born ...

Forsyth

Edwin Smith, Sr., 75, Cumming
Mr Edwin Smith, Sr., age 75, of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2012 after a period of declining health. Eddie was a native of Forsyth County and a 1955 graduate of For ...
Mary G. Dodd, 88, Cumming
Mary G. Dodd, age 88 of Forsyth County, passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2012. She loved cooking, knitting, flowers and gardening. She was preceded in death by her parents and Cha ...

Gwinnett

Harold James Dwyer, 74, Sugar Hill
Mr. Harold James Dwyer, age 74, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2012. He was survived by his wife of sixteen years, Margaret Harrison Dwyer, Sugar Hill, GA; so ...
Lincoln Ryder Cole, inf, Duluth
Lincoln Ryder Cole, infant son of David and Caroline Cole of Duluth, GA passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2012. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, August 27, 2012 at 7:00 ...

Hall

Douglas D. Walker, 91, Oakwood
Mr. Douglas D. Walker, age 91, of Oakwood, native of Greensboro, North Carolina, and proud WWII Veteran was called home to our Lord on Wednesday, August 22, 2012. Funeral Services ...
Grace H. Moore, 95, Gainesville
Mrs. Grace H. Moore, age 95, of Lanier Village Estates, Gainesville, GA, passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2012. A Celebration of Life service will be held at ...
Louise Ervay, 87, Chestnut Mountain
Mrs. Louise Ervay, age 87, of Chestnut Mountain passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at her home, following an extended illness.Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, August ...
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.