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Local Obits for Mon. Jun 17th, 2013

Forsyth

Roy Emory Johnson, 80, Cumming
Roy Emory Johnson, age 80, of Cumming, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 17, 2013 at Northside Forsyth Hospital. Roy is preceded in death by his mother and father, Floyd, Sr., ...

Habersham

Eugene Talmadge Witcher, 78, Clarkesville
Eugene Talmadge Witcher, age 78, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2013, at his residence following a sudden illness.Mr. Witcher was born on June 1, 1935, i ...

Hall

Dorothy M. Barry, 90, Gainesville
Dorothy M. Barry, 90, of Gainesville, GA. passed away on Monday, June 17 at her home surrounded by her family following an extended illness. She was preceded in death by her paren ...
Joseph H. Stargel,Jr., 86, Gainesville
Joseph H. Stargel, Jr., 86, of Gainesville passed away Monday June 17 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was born in Gaines ...
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.