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Local Obits for Fri. Sep 21st, 2012

Banks

William Albert Gordon, 88, Maysville
Mr. William Albert Gordon, age 88, of Maysville, GA died Friday, September 21, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Gordon was born in Banks County to the late Willie F. a ...

Barrow

William Fred Evans, 79, Winder
William Fred Evans, age 79, of Winder passed away Friday, September 21, 2012. Mr. Evans loved the Lord, Nascar and was an Army Veteran. He is survived by his wife Ann Evans; daugh ...

Dawson

Mary Frances Farr Plunkett passed away on September 21, 2012 at the age of 97. She was born in Asheville, NC and moved to Atlanta to attend Agnes Scott College. After graduating sh ...

Forsyth

Giovanna Guerra, 40, Cumming
Giovanna Guerra, age 40 of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, September 21, 2012. She was a member of the Jehovah's Witness. Giovanna liked singing, dancing and reading. She is ...
Richard Lee Dameron, 73, Cumming
Richard Lee Dameron, age 73 of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, the 21st day of September, 2012. He had accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior while attending Haw Cr ...

Hall

Elsa Roberta Cowper Goode, 95, Gainesville
On Friday morning September 21,2012, Mrs. Elsa Roberta Cowper Goode,95, went home to be with the Lord. Known as "Goody" by those who knew her best, Elsa was loved deeply ...
Frances Blanchard Cox, 81, Braselton
Mrs. Frances Blanchard Cox, age 81, of Braselton passed away Friday, September 21, 2012. Mrs. Cox is survived by her son Allen Cox and wife Kaye of IN; daughters Donna Lynn Stewar ...
J.C. Sulcer, 88, Gainesville
J.C. Sulcer, 88, of Gainesville, passed away Friday, September 21, 2012 following a period of declining health.Born on November 15, 1923, in Prospect, TN, he was the son of the lat ...
Joseph William Moon, 69, Gainesville
Joseph William Moon, 69, of Gainesville, passed away Friday, September 21, 2012 following an extended illness. Born on April 13, 1943, he was the son of the late Harry and Loyce Fi ...
Mark Decker, 64, Gainesville
Mark Decker, 64, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, September 21, 2012. Complete arrangements will be announced later. Those wishing to make online condolences may do so at www. ...
Michael David Pyott, 46, Gainesville
COL Michael David Pyott, 46 of Gainesville died Friday September 21, 2012. Born in Dover, Delaware, COL Pyott had lived in Hall County for the past 4 years. COL Pyott had served in ...
Mildred Patricia, 68, Murrayville
Mrs. Mildred Patricia "Pat" (Jones) Hewell, age 68, of Murrayville, Georgia, passed away Friday, September 21, 2012 at the Ronnie Green Heart Center, Gainesville, GA.Fune ...

Other

Corey Jackson Ferguson, 28, of Canton, GA, died on September 20, 2012. Born in Syracuse, NY he was the son of the late Gene Ferguson and Gail Ferguson of Canton, GA.Memorial servi ...
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.