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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 18th, 2013

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Pamela Katsma, 65, Bethlehem
Pamela Katsma, age 65 of Bethlehem, GA died Thursday, April 18, 2013 following an extended illness. Mrs. Katsma has been cremated and no services are planned at this time. Mrs. Kat ...

Habersham

Russell Morse, 70, Cornelia
Russell David Morse, age 70 of Cornelia, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013, at Habersham Medical Center.Born on November 1, 1942 in Salem, Massachusetts, he was a son of the lat ...

Hall

Ava Watkins, 95, Murrayville
Mrs. Ava Watkins, 95 of Suches died Thursday April 18, 2013 at her residence.A lifelong resident of Fannin County, Mrs. Watkins was the daughter of the late Elisha and Bertha Tarpl ...
Edna Estelle Rich Cox, 94, Gainesville
Mrs. Edna Estelle Rich Cox, age 94 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at Lanier Park New Horizons following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled ...
Gary Oliver Myers, 78, Gainesville
Gary Oliver Myers peacefully slipped into eternal rest at his home surrounded by his family after a long, brave battle with cancer on Thursday, April 18th. Gary was born in Ravenn ...
Haskel Eugene Jones, 79, Gainesville
Haskel Eugene Jones, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memoria ...
Hazel Tatum Mayes, 85, Cumming
Hazel Tatum Mayes, age 85, of Cumming, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013. She was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church. Hazel is preceded in death by her husband, Bob Mayes. Sur ...
Homer C. Davis, 90, Clermont
Funeral services are scheduled for Homer C. Davis, age 90 of Clermont. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and services will follow at 4 p.m. at the Funeral Home April 21, 2013. In ...
Janice Mayfield Loving, 63, Flowery Branch
Ms. Janice Mayfield Loving, age 63, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents, James L. and Ethel Sue Mayfield. She is su ...
William Alfred Kiser, 61, Gainesville
William Alfred Kiser, age 61 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, Ap ...

Jackson

Pansy Davis Alexander, 97, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Pansy Davis Alexander, age 97, of Jefferson, who passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2013.Mrs. Alexander was born in Jackson County, G ...
Wiley Edgar Barrett, Jr., 81, Nicholson
Mr. Wiley Edgar Barrett, Jr., age 81, of Nicholson, GA died Thursday, April 18, 2013 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Barrett was born in Nicholson to the late Wiley Edgar ...

Lumpkin

Mark Seabolt, 55, Dahlonega
Mr. Mark Sanford Seabolt, age 55, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013 following an extended illness.Mark was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He always en ...

White

Joshua Clinton Tomlin, 35, Cleveland
Joshua Clinton Tomlin, age 35 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Tomlin was born May 4, 1977 in Stephens County to Cokie Leon and Marilyn Byer ...
Laurie McGowan Sharpe, 88, Cleveland
Mrs. Laurie McGowan Sharpe age 88 of Cleveland passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013 at The Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin following an extended illness. Mrs. Sharpe was born in Me ...
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.