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Local Obits for Tue. Apr 23rd, 2013

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Elizabeth "Libby" Hope Lackey, age 81, of Winder, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013. She was a member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church. Libby loved flowers, gardening co ...
Frank Dotson, 82, Winder
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Frank Dotson, age 82 of Winder and formerly of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at his residence. A ...

Forsyth

Billy Charles Cowart, 72, Cumming
Billy Charles Cowart, age 72, of Cumming, passed away on April 23, 2013. Billy was of the Baptist faith. He loved being outdoors, cars, fishing and his roosters. Most of all, he ...
Wendy Gayle Gibson, 44, Cumming
Wendy Gayle Gibson, 44, of Cumming, GA died on April 17, 2013. Born in Tacoma, WA she was the daughter of Maretta Gibson of Cumming, GA and Charles Gibson of Tucson, AZ.Wendy will ...

Gwinnett

Jesse James Reepe, Jr., 78, Braselton
Jesse James Reepe, Jr. November 17, 1934- April 22, 2013JJ, James, Daddy, brother, coach, friend, mentor, role-model, teacher. James Reepe went to heaven to fill his place in the ...

Habersham

Ione Martha Church, 81, Demorest
Ione Martha Church, age 81 of Demorest, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Habersham Medical Center. Born January 17, 1932, she was a daughter of the late James Arnold and Mar ...
Jerry Lee Reed, 69, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Jerry Lee Reed, age 69, of Clarkesville will be held on Friday, April 26, 2013, at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Randall Reed officiating ...
Joe Tillman Downer, 80, Demorest
Joseph Tillman Downer, age 80 of Demorest, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at his residence. Born November 30, 1932, he was a son of the late Joseph Wilson and Maggie Bailey D ...

Hall

Charles E. Nunnally, 83, Gainesville
Charles E. Nunnally, 83, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully at his home on April 23, 2013. A memorial service will be held for Mr. Nunnally on Sunday, April 28, 2013 a ...
Grover Lee Sullens, 65, Lula
Mr. Grover Lee Sullens, age 65, of Lula, GA, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013 following an extended illness.Mr. Sullens was born and raised in Lumpkin County, and had spent the ...
Patsy Ann Crane, 76, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m Sunday April 28, 2013 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Patsy Crane age 76. Pastor Tabor Nudd will officiate. The family will r ...

Jackson

Virginia Ruth Stowe, 73, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Virginia Ruth Stowe, 73, of Commerce who passed away on Tuesday at her residence. Born in Jackson County, she was the daughter o ...

Lumpkin

Thomas P. (Tommy) Winters, 59, Dahlonega
Thomas P. "Tommy" Winters, 59, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday April 23, 2013 following a sudden illness.Born July 2, 1953, Mr. Winters was a native of Atlanta and had b ...

White

Kenneth Howard Woody, 51, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland, announces the death of Mr. Kenneth Howard Woody, age 51, of Cleveland. Mr. Woody passed away,Tuesday, April 23, 2013. Funeral services are sch ...
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