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Local Obits for Thu. Nov 7th, 2013

Forsyth

Eston Chastain, 79, Cumming
Eston Chastain, 79, of Cumming passed away Thursday, November 7, 2013 at Chestnut Ridge Nursing Center following a period of declining health.Born January 26, 1934 in Dawsonville t ...

Gwinnett

Wilma Jane Jackson Roe, 76, Sugar Hill
Wilma Jane Jackson Roe, age 76 of Sugar Hill, GA died Thursday, November 7, 2013 following a brief illness. Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 3:00 PM at Su ...

Hall

Mary Lee Romanelli Simmons, 55, Gainesville
Mary Lee Romanelli Simmons, age 55 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. ...

Jackson

Doris Shelton Crumley, 77, Nicholson
Doris Shelton Crumley, age 77 from Nicholson passed away Thursday morning, November 7th, 2013, surrounded by family. She was born in Whitehall, Georgia on May 13, 1936. She was the ...

Other

Yang Xiong Thao, 60, Monroe
Yang Xiong Thao, age 60, of Monroe passed away Thursday, November 7, 2013. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Sunday, November 24, 2013 at Lawson Funeral Home. The family will ...

White

Calvin Cardwell Baker, 75, Sautee Nacoochee
Mr. Calvin Cardwell Baker age 75 of Sautee-Nacoochee passed away on Thursday November 07, 2013 in a convalescent home in Gainesville, Ga. Mr.Baker was a co-owner of Bake ...
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