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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 9th, 2012

Forsyth

LB Honea, 83, Cumming
LB Honea, age 83 of Cumming, passed away Thursday, August 9, 2012, after a period of declining health.Mr. Honea was a life-long resident of Forsyth County. He served his country i ...

Gwinnett

Tajay R. Hoppines, 18, Dacula
Tajay R. Hoppines, age 18 of Dacula, GA died Thursday, August 9, 2012 in a swimming accident. Funeral service will be held Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Hebron Baptist Ch ...

Hall

Ralph Andrew Pierce, 99, Murrayville
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Ralph Andrew Pierce, age 99 of Murrayville. Mr. Pierce passed away Thursday, August 09, 2012 at his residence. Funera ...
Mary Lucile Nash, 80, Gainesville
Mary Lucile Nash age 80 of Gainesville passed away Thursday August 9. 1:00 PM Graveside Saturday, Aug. 18th, Alta Vista Cemetery.
Nancy Ann Maynard, 70, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00 A.M. Saturday August 11, 2012 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Mrs. Nancy Ann Maynard age 70 of Gainesville. Major Jim Smith and ...
Nancy Ann Witherspoon, 46, Gainesville
Mrs. Nancy Ann Witherspoon, 46 of Gainesville died Thursday August 9, 2012 at her residence. Ms. Witherspoon was born in Hall County November 16, 1965. She was employed as a teach ...

Jackson

Amy Devonne Hudson, 32, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Amy Devonne Hudson, 32, of Commerce who passed away at her residence on Wednesday evening.Born in Riverdale, GA, she was the daughter of Vi ...

Other

William Roger Bennett, 72, Atlanta
William Roger Bennett, age 72 of Atlanta, Georgia, passed away Thursday, August 9, 2012 of cancer. Roger was born in Buford, Georgia to Luther and Winnie Bennett. He was a member o ...
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
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.
Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87
Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, has died