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Local Obits for Wed. Sep 11th, 2013

Barrow

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Robert Lee Reece, Sr., age 53 of Winder, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Mr.Reece was born in Forsyth Co ...

Dawson

W. A. Wofford, 83, Dawsonville
W. A. Wofford, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday September 11, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health.Born May 22, 1930 in Forsyth C ...

Forsyth

Charles L. Gravitt, 83, Cumming
Charles L. Gravitt, age 83, of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2013. He was a Korean War Veteran and enjoyed being with family, gardening and the outdoors. Survivo ...
Otis (Lamar) Bagwell, 69, Cumming
Otis (Lamar) Bagwell, age 69, of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Lamar loved his two grandchildren, Lacey and Jacob. He enjoyed deer hunting and the Atlanta Bra ...

Gwinnett

Billy Calhoun, 66, Sugar Hill
Mr. Billy Calhoun, age 66, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away peacefully with his family at his bedside after many long illnesses on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. He is survived by his ...
Johnie L. Sloan, 85, Buford
Family and friends mourn the passing of Mr. Johnie L. Sloan, age 85, of Buford, GA on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Bernice Harris Sloan, Buford, GA; ...

Habersham

Cora Lee Taylor Roberts, 80, Demorest
Mrs. Cora Lee Taylor Roberts, age 80, of Demorest, formerly of the Batesville Community, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Mrs. Roberts was bor ...

Hall

James B. 'Jim' Bassett, 63, Gainesville
James B. "Jim" Bassett, 63, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday September 11, 2013 at Halcyon Hospice following a short illness.Born August 28, 1950 in Dan Diego, Califo ...
Nicolas Henri Mathé, 40, Flowery Branch
Mr. Nicolas Henri Mathé, age 40, of Flowery Branch passed away at home in Flowery Branch, Georgia on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Funeral Mass will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, ...

Lumpkin

Lillian Marie Holland Funderburk, age 62, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2013 following an extended illness. Lillian was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin Coun ...

Other

Ivie Funeral Home, Madison County Chapel in Danielsville, announces services for Dr. Elizabeth Beverly Hawkins, 65, of Athens who passed away on Wednesday at St. Mary's Hospit ...
Mr. Glenn Corbett "Buck" Satterfield, age 52, of Ellijay, formerly of Cumming passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2013. Mr. Satterfield is preceded in death by his father ...
Robert Stanley Wooten, Sr., age 68, of Hull passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome ...
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