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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 18th, 2013

Forsyth

Bob Mason, 57, Cumming
Bob Mason, age 57, of Cumming, passed away Friday, October 18, 2013. Bob was a loving and devoted father and friend. A beloved teacher for 30 years at Forsyth Central High School, ...
Katie Glover Emerson, 39, Cumming
Katie Glover Emerson, 39, loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend went home to her Savior on Friday, October 18th, 2013. Her passing was sudden and unexpected to her frie ...

Gwinnett

Ricky E. McDaniel, 52, Buford
Mr. Ricky E. McDaniel, age 52, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, October 18, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, A. G. and Ferrell Higgins McDaniel; and brother, Sco ...

Hall

Mildred W. Roper, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Mildred W. Roper, 87 of Gainesville died Friday October 18, 2013 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Roper was the daughter of th ...
Phillip David Garrison, age 54 of Lula, passed away Friday, October 18, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are schedul ...

Jackson

Mamie Joyce Hill, 63, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mamie Joyce Jackson Hill, age 63, of Jefferson, GA, who passed away on Friday, October 18, 2013. Mrs. Hill was born in Commerce, GA, ...
Narcy Ginn, 103, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Narcy Turk Ginn, age 103, of Jefferson, who passed away on Friday, October 18, 2013. Mrs. Ginn was born in Jackson County, a daughter ...

Lumpkin

Billy Thompson Hardman, 87, Dahlonega
Billy Thompson Hardman, 87, the first pioneer in tourism for Georgia, the Southeast and the U.S., died October 18, 2013 in Gainesville, Georgia not far from his adopted hometown of ...
Inez Dixie Byers Elliott, 85, Dahlonega
Mrs. Inez Dixie Byers Elliott, age 85, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Friday, October 18, 2013.Mrs. Elliott was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County where she spent 66 years of mar ...
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