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Local Obits for Sat. May 11th, 2013

Dawson

Marvin James Bennett, 77, Marble Hill
Marvin James Bennett, 77, of Marble Hill passed away Saturday May 11, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Bennett was born March 27, 1936 in Forsyth County to ...
Roy Cobb, 63, Dawsonville
Roy Cobb, 63, of Dawsonville passed away May 11, 2013 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born September 9, 1949 to the late Theodore and Ruth Cobb, he had bee ...

Gwinnett

Charles "Chuck" William Brislin, age 59, of Suwanee, passed away, May 11, 2013. Chuck was born and raised in Columbus, MS. He was very active in sports during his youth ...
Mary Hales Ayres, 90, Suwanee
Mary Hales-Ayres age 90, of Suwanee, GA, died May 11, 2013. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Bill Head Funeral Home Duluth Chapel. Interment w ...

Hall

Jeanne Marie Candia, 64, Braselton
Mrs. Jeanne Marie Candia, age 64 of Braselton passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Lawson Funeral Home,4532 Highway 53, Hoschton, Ga. 30548 ...
Ruth Arellano, 52, Gainesville
Ruth Arellano, 52, of Gainesville passed away Saturday May 11, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral services will be held Wednesday May 15, 20 ...

Jackson

Hoyt Robertson Smith, 102, Jefferson
Mr. Hoyt Robertson Smith, age 102 of Jefferson, formerly of Nicholson died Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Smith was born in Nicholson to the late, G ...
Steve Wayne Pressley, 60, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Steve Wayne Pressley, age 60, of Pendergrass, Ga., who passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2013.Mr. Pressley was born in Jackson County, ...

Lumpkin

Marie Grogan Grizzle, 89, Dahlonega
Mrs. Marie Grogan Grizzle, age 89, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013.She had been a resident of Foothills Personal Care Home in Lumpkin County for the past 4 yea ...

White

Bonnie Bell Caudell Shewbert, 103, Sautee-Nacoochee
Mrs. Bonnie Bell Caudell Shewbert age 103 of Sautee-Nacoochee passed away Saturday May 11, 2013 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Shewbert was born in Robertstow ...
Bonnie Shewbert, 102, Sautee
Barrett Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Bonnie Shewbert age 102 of Sautee. Mrs. Shewbert passed away May 11, 2013 at her residence.Arrangements are incomplete at this time ...
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