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Local Obits for Wed. Jul 10th, 2013

Dawson

Chalres Edward Owen, 62, Dawsonville
Charles Owen, 62, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday July 10, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Mr. Owen was born January 26, 1951. A loving ...

Forsyth

Florence Ackley, 88, Cumming
In loving Memory of Florence Ackley age 88 passed July 10,2013. Florence is survived by one sister Viola Luehmann of Venice Fl. and daughters : Patricia Kwaak William; Leland, N ...

Gwinnett

Mr. Clarence (Clay) Thomas Brunet, Jr., age 49, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013. He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence Thomas Brunet, Sr. He is survi ...

Habersham

Charles Boyd Church, 72, Demorest
Charles Boyd Church, age 72, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, following a courageous battle with cancer.Born on June 8, 1941, in Gastonia, North Carol ...
Selma Benfield Watkins, 88, Clarkesville
Selma Benfield Watkins, age 88, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, following an extended illness at a local facility. Mrs. Watkins was born in Haber ...

Hall

Evalou Kelley, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Evalou Smith Kelley, 87, of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 following a brief illness. Born on August 29, 1925, Mrs. Kelley was the daughter of the late H ...
Roy Lee Christian, 88, Murrayville
Mr. Roy Lee Christian, age 88, of Murrayville, GA, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Roy Lee was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County where he spent a number of years as a pou ...

Lumpkin

Lisa Sue Anderson, 46, Dahlonega
Lisa Sue Anderson of Dahlonega. 46. Passed away on July 10th, 2013. Memorial service held Sunday July 14,2013 at Dahlonega United Methodist Church at 2pm.
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.