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Local Obits for Fri. May 17th, 2013

Dawson

Kenneth Evans, 81, Dawsonville
Kenneth Evans, 81, of Dawsonville passed away Friday May 17, 2013 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born March 14, 1932 in Dawson County to the late Fred and ...

Forsyth

Daniel Bramwell Dahl, 96, Cumming
Daniel Bramwell Dahl, 96 of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013 at Embracing Hospice, Cumming, GA. Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at Georgia N ...

Habersham

Joseph Alfred Webb, Sr., 88, Demorest
Joseph Alfred Webb, Sr., age 88, of 1126 Thames Street, Christchurch, New Zealand, passed away on Friday, May 17, 2013.Mr. Webb was born on January 10, 1925, in Clarkesville, Georg ...
Lulah Jones Savage, 91, Mt. Airy
Lulah Jones Savage, age 91 of Mt. Airy, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013 at her residence.Born on July 31, 1921, in Franklin County, she was a daughter of the late Chester and Viol ...

Hall

Marion Littleton "Lit" Meeks, 89, Formerly of Gainesville
Marion Littleton "Lit" Meeks passed away on May 17 in Lexington, Mass. He was 89 years old. Lit was born in Gainesville, Ga., in 1923, attended Gainesville High School an ...
Royal Victoria "Vickey" Garrett, age 81 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, May 17, 2013 at Bell-Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness. ...
Xander Shane Millwood, inf, Chicopee
Xander Shane Millwood age 6 weeks, of Chicopee passed away Friday, May 17, 2013. He was the infant son of Wesley Dewayne Millwood and Kristi Long.Funeral services will be held Thur ...

Lumpkin

Richard "Sweet Pea" Dockery Dover, age 71, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013 following an extended illness.Richard was retired from Ronald Fortner Trucki ...

White

Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland, announces the death of Rev. Curtis Wayne Norton, Sr., age 72 of Cleveland. Rev. Norton passed away Friday, May 17, 2013.A celebration of life f ...
Rev. Joe T. Turner, 80, Cleveland
Rev. Joe T. Turner age 80 of Cleveland passed away Friday May 17, 2013 at his residence. Rev. Turner was born in Cleveland Georgia and lived most of his life in Hall County. He ...
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.