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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 3rd, 2013

Forsyth

Everett David Taylor, 84, Cumming
Everett David Taylor, age 84 of Cumming, passed away, Thursday, January 3, 2013. He was a wonderful Christian man who dearly loved his Southern Bride, children, grandchildren, grea ...
Hugh Warren Bailey, Jr., 64, of Cumming, GA died on January 3, 2013. Born in Birmingham, AL he was the son of the late Hugh Warren Bailey, Sr. and Pat Bailey of Orlando, FL.Hugh w ...
Joyce Howard Gipson, 83, Cumming
Joyce Howard Gipson, 83 of Cumming, Ga. passed away peacefully January 3, 2013. Mrs. Gipson loved family, friends, and traveling, She was originally from Tallaposa, Ga. and gradu ...

Gwinnett

Freddie Roebuck, 59, Buford
Freddie Roebuck, age 59 of Buford, GA died Thursday, January 3, 2013 from complications of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Funeral service will be held Sunday, January ...
John Daniel Hatcher, 77, Sugar Hill
Mr. John Daniel Hatcher, age 77, of Sugar Hill, GA, born on August 18, 1935 and passed away on January 1, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Hatcher; son, Ronnie H ...

Habersham

Walter Bea Loudermilk, 82, Mt Airy
Mrs. Walter Bea Loudermilk, age 82, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, January 3, 2013. Mrs. Loudermilk was born on March 21, 1930, in Banks County, Georgia; daughter o ...
Winnie Lomax Crocker, age 71, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, January 3, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Mrs. Crocker was born on May 15, 1941, in Hall County, ...

Hall

Harriett Jean Lathem, 80, Gainesville
Our Beloved Has Gone Home. Miss Harriet Jean Lathem was born September 5, 1932 and passed away on January 3, 2012. Funeral Services are scheduled for 3:00p.m. Sunday January 6, 201 ...
J.L. Martin, 88, Lula
J.L. Martin, age 88, of Lula, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, January 3, 2013, at Habersham Medical Center. Mr. Martin was born on September 5, 1924, in Carnesville, Georgia, to ...
Tammi Lynn Simpson Pinson, 53, Gainesville
Mrs. Tammi Lynn (Simpson) Pinson, age 53, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. A memori ...

Jackson

Paul RIP Wier, 88, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Luther Paul " RIP" Wier, 88, of Jefferson, Ga., who passed away Thursday January 3, 2013 at Athens Regional Medical Center, ...
Olga B. Lacey, 95, Commerce
Mrs. Olga B. Lacey, 95,of Commerce, GA died Thursday, January 03, 2013 at Peachtree Plantation. Mrs. Lacey was born on August 2, 1917, in Struthers, OH, daughter of the late John ...

Lumpkin

Jewel Millsaps Wade, 75, Dahlonega
Dr. Jewel Millsaps Wade, age 75, of Dahlonega, GA died Thursday, January 3, 2013 at her residence.Born in Fannin County, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Wallace James and Ire ...
Ralph Calhoun, 87, Dahlonega
Mr. Ralph Calhoun, age 87, of Dahlonega, GA, died Thursday, January 3, 2013 at his residence.Ralph was a native of Lumpkin County and a retired welder. He was a member of Blue Moun ...

Other

Ethel McCarty, 99, Ball Ground
Ethel McCarty, formerly of Ball Ground, GA, age 99, passed away on January 3, 2013. She was a member of Bethany Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Kearney Mc ...
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
Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69
Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom, has died at age 69