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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 3rd, 2013

Dawson

Elaine C. Rinker, 91, Dawsonville
Elaine C. Rinker, 91 of Dawsonville, GA. (formally of Vero Beach, Fla.) passed away peacefully in her home October 3, 2013. She is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Rose ...

Forsyth

Benjamin "Ben" Luther Van Buren, 35 of Cumming, GA died on October 2, 2013. Born in Marietta, GA he was the son of Elizabeth Pittman Moss of Marietta, GA and Reed and Li ...
Betty Jane Finnemore, 77, Cumming
Betty Jane Finnemore, age 77, of Cumming, passed away Thursday, October 3, 2013. Betty was a member of First Christian Church in Cumming. She worked at Forsyth Industries and late ...
Mary Clara Miller, 88, Cumming
Mary Clara Miller, 88, of Cumming, GA passed away on October 3, 2013. Born in Brookhaven, GA she was preceded in death by her husband, James Lewis Miller. She is survived by her so ...

Habersham

Hillside Memorial Chapel announces the death of Bill Sands, age 79, of Clarkesville. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Cla ...
Darlene Roberts Hill, 79, Demorest
Darlene Roberts Hill, age 79 of Demorest, passed away Thursday, October 03, 2013. Born in Habersham County on September 20, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Flossie M ...
Nora Jean Patrick, 68, Cornelia
Nora Jean Patrick, age 68, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2013. Those wishing to express online condolences to the Patrick family may do so by visiting o ...

Hall

Earldeen Gaddis, 81, Flowery Branch
Earldeen Gaddis age 81 of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday October 3, 2013. Complete arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville.
Earldeen J. (Debbie) Gaddis, 81, Flowery Branch
Earldeen J. (Debbie) Gaddis age 81 of Flowery Branch crossed over to be with her love ones on October 3, 2013.Graveside Services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Saturday October 5, 201 ...
Shirley L. Draper Lewis, 88, Gainesville
Shirley L. Draper Lewis, age 88, of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at her residence following a brief illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, Octo ...

Lumpkin

Clyde Peck, 95, Gainesville
Rev. Clyde Peck, age 95, of Gainesville, GA died Thursday, October 3, 2013.Rev. Peck was a lifelong resident of Hall County. He was a former accountant for JD Jewell and Co., and ...

Stephens

Diane Evans Huff, 60, Toccoa
Mrs. Diane Evans Huff, age 60 of Toccoa, GA, passed away Thursday, October 3, 2013 at her residence.A daughter of the late Eugene and Betty Evans, she was born November 13, 1952 in ...
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.