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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 29th, 2014

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John David Nesbitt, 28, Auburn
John David Nesbitt, 28, of Auburn, GA passed away on January 29, 2014 after losing his courageous battle with ALS. He was preceded in death by his father John R. Nesbitt, brother C ...

Gwinnett

Glyn Olen Bailey, 71, Dacula
Glyn Olen Bailey, age 71, of Dacula passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2014. Glyn was an employee of 25 years at Lockheed Martin and Alcan Cable. He had a passion for motorcycles ...

Hall

Minnie Louise Tharpe, 90, Gainesville
Memorial services will be held 2:00 pm Monday February 3, 2014 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Ms. Minnie Louise Tharpe , 90 , of Gainesville,Ga . Rev. Bruce Fields will officiate ...
Onree Kinsey Dean, 81, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday February 1, 2014 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Geneva Onree Kinsey Dean age 81 of Gainesville. The Rev. Terry Cr ...

Jackson

Agnes M. Black Underwood, 84, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Agnes M. Black Underwood, age 84, of Pendergrass, Georgia, who passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. Mrs. Underwood was born in ...

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Charles Richard Metz, 88, Sandy Springs
METZ, Charles Richard (Dick) of Sandy Springs, GA died January 29, 2014 at the age of 88. Born on June 20, 1925 in Mishawauka, Indiana and preceded in death by his parents Cecil E ...

Stephens

Mrs. Diane Carolyn Shannon Lynn, age 56 of 151 Richardson Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.A daughter of the ...

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Betty Jean Weatherford Braswell, 86, Sautee Nacoochee
A graveside service for Betty Weatherford Braswell, 86, was held Saturday, February 1, at the Collins First Baptist Church Cemetery in Collins, Georgia, with the Rev. Dr. Mary Leon ...
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.