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Local Obits for Mon. May 13th, 2013

Dawson

Rex Junior Wilson, 57, Dawsonville
Rex Junior Wilson, 57, of Dawsonville, GA died on May 13, 2013. Born in Dahlonega, GA he was the son of the late Albert Wilson and Grace Ford. His stepfather, Henry Ford also pre ...

Forsyth

John Francis Morton, 81, Cumming
John Francis Morton, 81, of Cumming, GA, went to be with his Heavenly Father May 13, 2013. Johnny lived most of his life in Bristol, TN, where he was a long-time member of Central ...

Habersham

Robert Eugene Groemminger, 66, Clarkesville
Memorial services for Robert Eugene Groemminger, age 66, of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Fr. Jose Luis Her ...

Hall

Ralph Thomas "Tom" Raymond Powers, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. ...

Jackson

Mr. Theron Thomas (Junkman) Burton, age 73, of Commerce, GA died Monday, May 13, 2013. Mr. Burton was born in Lilburn, GA to the late James Walter and Leila Bell Bagwell Burton. ...

White

Powell Ayers, 67, Cleveland
Powell Gean Ayers, age 67 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, May 13, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Ayers was born September 22, 1945 in Cleveland, GA to the late Noel and Mary Lou Sarg ...
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