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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 18th, 2013

Forsyth

Carlton Earvin Wilson, 55, Cumming
Carlton Earvin Wilson, age 55, of Cumming, passed away from complications due to lung cancer on Sunday, August 18, 2013. He was highly respected by his friends and family and alwa ...

Habersham

Albert Eugene "Gene" Roberts, age 80, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Gene ...

Hall

Blanche Keith, 92, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 4:00 p.m. Wednesday August 21, 2013 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Blanche Shope Keith , 92, of Gainesville. Pastor David Bost will officiate. Inter ...
Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel announces the death of Joseph Allen Keith Jr of Gainesville, Ga.Services to be announcedMemorial Park North Riverside Chapel 989 Riverside Dr. ...

Jackson

Anthony DeWayne Holt, 57, Hoschton
Anthony DeWayne Holt, age 57, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, August 18, 2013. He is survived by his sons Shawn Young (Melanie) and Anthony S. Holt; daughter Lydia Holt; brother Do ...
Wayne Anglin, 62, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Wayne Anglin, age 62, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2013. Mr. Anglin was born in Athens, GA, a son to Mrs. Virgi ...

Lumpkin

Homer G. Williamson, 78, Dahlonega
Homer Williamson, age 78 of Dahlonega, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2013 at Chestatee Regional Hospital following an extended illness. Graveside services are sche ...
Ronny Lee Porter, 66, Dahlonega
Ronny Lee Porter, age 66, of Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday, August 18, 2013, at his home, following a long illness.Funeral services will be held at 7:00 pm Wednesday, August 2 ...
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
Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69
Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom, has died at age 69