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Local Obits for Sun. May 12th, 2013

Gwinnett

Jacky Johnson, 71, Oxford; Formerly of Buford
Mr. Jacky Johnson, age 71, of Oxford, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elvin and O'Dell Fowler Joh ...

Habersham

Ruby Garner Tench, 66, Clarkesville
Ruby Garner Tench, age 66, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013, at her residence. Mrs. Tench was born on October 11, 1946, in Habersham County, Georgia; d ...

Hall

Edna Walker Moore, 100, Gainesville
Edna Walker Moore 100, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Sunday May 12, 2103. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Little & Davenport Cha ...
Hazel Lipham, 86, Buford
Hazel Lipham age, 86 of Buford, GA died Saturday, May 11, 2013.A Graveside Service will be held Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens. Rev. Danny Ashworth ...
Jeanette Hudson, 76, Flowery Branch
Jeanette Hudson, age 76 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at New Horizons of Limestone Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral se ...
Willard Grady Thomas, 80, Gainesville
Reverend Willard Grady Thomas, age 80 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral s ...

Jackson

Margo Morrison, 62, Nicholson
Mrs. Margo Morrison, age 62, of Nicholson, GA died Sunday, May 12, 2013 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Morrison was born in Mobile, AL to the late Archie Levi Hughes and ...
Marie Ann Bailey, 68, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Marie Ann Bailey, 68, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013. A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Mrs. Bailey was a daugh ...
Raphael D. Barnett, 85, Commerce
Raphael D. Barnett peacefully went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 9, 2013, surrounded by his family. Raphael was born January 25, 1927 in Jackson County., Raphael was a nat ...

White

Dwayne Taylor, 82, Chapin, SC formerly of White Co.
Dwayne O'Neal Taylor, 82, of Chapin, South Carolina, passed away on May 12, 2013 surrounded by his family. Dwayne was born on July 23, 1930 to Robert and Reba Taylor in Commer ...
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