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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 22nd, 2013

Hall

Bobby Gene 'Jay' Hunter, 77, Dahlonega
Mr. Bobby Gene (Jay) Hunter, age 77, of Dahlonega, Georgia , passed away Sunday, August 18, 2013.Mr. Hunter was born in Statham, Georgia on August 28, 1935. He was a resident of Lu ...
Edna Earl Wofford, 84, Gainesville
Mrs. Edna Earl Wofford age 84 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday August 22, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services ...
J.B. 'Jake' Lingerfelt, 75, Dahlonega
J.B. "Jake" Lingerfelt, age 75, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013 after a brief illness.Jake was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County, and had reti ...
Jerre Mitchell Henderson, 83, Gainesville
Jerre Mitchell Henderson of Gainesville passed away August 22, 2013 at age 83. Jerre was preceded in death by his parents Effie and Howard Henderson, Sister Jeanette Ladetto, and ...

Jackson

Elizabeth Castellaw Eberhardt Shankle, age 99, of Commerce, went to be with the Lord August 22, 2013. Born in 1913 and raised in Maysville, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Ge ...
Stephen Lee Lawrence, 49, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Stephen Lee Lawrence, age 49, of Jefferson, who passed away on Thursday, August 22, 2013. Mr. Lawrence was born in Decatur, GA, a son ...

Lumpkin

Geraldine Elizabeth (Jerri) Westberry Loggins, 81, Lake Worth, Florida, formerly of Gainesville, GA
Mrs. Geraldine Elizabeth "Jerri" Westberry Loggins, age 81, of Lake Worth Florida and formerly of Gainesville, GA died Thursday, August 22, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Flori ...
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