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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 30th, 2013

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Bobby Joe Martin, Sr., 50, Auburn
Bobby Joe Martin, Sr., age 50, of Auburn passed away Friday, August 30, 2013.He is survived by his son Bobby Joe Martin, Jr. of Auburn; daughter Robin Martin of Auburn; brother Bil ...

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Margaret A. "Miss Marge" Trenery, 88, of Dawsonville,GA passed away Friday August 30, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a short illness.Born February 3, ...

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Dan McClure McGill,, 78, Gainesville
Dan McClure McGill, 78, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, August 30, 2013 at his residence. Born on March 31, 1935, in Anderson, SC he was the son of Norman and Vera. McGi ...
Jerry Joe Lee, 67, Gainesville
Jerry Joe Lee, 67, of Gainesville passed away August 30, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Funeral services will be held Tuesday September 3, 2013 ...
Mattie Gilleland, 89, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 4:00 p.m. Sunday September 1, 2013 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Mrs. Mattie Gilleland age 89 of Gainesville. The Rev. Ralph O Smith ...
William Leroy Boles, 76, Flowery Branch
William Leroy Boles, 76, of Flowery branch passed away August 30, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Mr. Boles was born March 17, 1937 in Duluth Ga ...
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.