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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 16th, 2013

Dawson

Elmer Lee Smith, 81, Dawsonville
Elmer Lee Smith, 81, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday July 16, 2013 at Wellstar Wendy Hill Hospital following a period of declining health.Born September 24, 1931 in Gainesville, ...

Forsyth

William Grant Abernathy 5 years, 4 months, cradled in his mother's loving arms and surrounded by family and friends left his earthly home and ran into the arms of Jesus. He a ...

Habersham

Rev. James William Holden, age 61 of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at his residence. Born in Rabun County on June 01, 1952, he was a son of the late Sam L. and Iren ...

Hall

Jewell Dodd Suggs, 85, Gainesville
Jewell Ruth Dodd Suggs; age 85 , of Gainesville born November 4, 1927 left her earthly home on July 16, 2013 at N.E. Georgia Medical Center room 1107 at 8:20 pm to go be with her L ...
Mr. Kevin Clark Forrester, 44, of Lula passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. A lifetime resident of Hall County, he was the son of Emory and Joyce Forrester. He was a member of Ho ...
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