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Local Obits for Thu. Dec 18th, 2014

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Robert Wylie Scott, 64, Statham
Robert Wylie Scott, age 64, of Statham, passed away on Thursday, December 18, 2014. A native of Chamblee, Robert worked in the maintenance department of Baker & Taylor, Inc. an ...

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Sonya Kendrick, 55, Dawsonville
Sonya Kendrick, 55, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday December 18, 2014 at her residence.Born December 29, 1958 in Atlanta, Georgia, she had lived in Dawson County for over 40 ye ...

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Haughtence "Polly" Benefield, age 96, of Buford, Georgia (Friendship Community), formerly of Decatur, GA, passed away on Thursday, December 18, 2014. She was preceded in ...

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Evan Kirk, 61, Mt Airy
Evan Kirk, age 61 of Mt. Airy, passed away Thursday, December 18, 2014, at his residence following an accidental fall. Mr. Kirk was born on March 18, 1953 in Roslyn, New York. He w ...
Wayne Aubrey Baile, 68, Clarkesville
Wayne Aubrey Bailey, 68, ClarkesvilleMemorial services for Wayne A. Bailey, age 68, of Clarkesville will be held on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 11:00 AM from the Hillside Memori ...

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George W. Kenimer, 93, Lula
Mr. George W. Kenimer, age 93, of Lula, passed away on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services ...
Gerald Robert (Bud) Waugh, 66, Gainesville
Gerald Robert (Bud) Waugh, 66, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Thursday of an extended illness.Born in Illiopolis, Illinois on March 24, 1948, he was the son of Maxine Waugh of G ...
Marie J. Sullivan, 89, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Marie J. Sullivan, age 89, of Flowery Branch, Georgia, formerly of Chicago, passed away Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center with her family. Memori ...
Robert Allison Convard, 72, Gainesville
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Robert Allison Convard, age72 of Gainesville. Memorial services are scheduled for 2:00pm, Monday, December 22, 2014at ...

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Helen Louise Sheridan, 86, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Helen Louise Sheridan, age 86 of Maysville who passed away on December 18th, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Jess Daniel ...
Jason Dale Kimberly, 36, Commerce
Jason Dale Kimberly, 36, of Commerce went to be with the Lord on Thursday December 18, 2014 as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident on Hwy 53 in Dawsonville.H ...
Odell Martin, 70, Commerce
Mr. Odell Martin age 70 of Commerce GA passed away on Thursday. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at New Beginning Church at 2pm. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly ...

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Harlen Jarrard, 74, Cleveland
Mr. Harlen Jarrard, age 74, of Cleveland passed away Thursday December 18, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Jarrard was born in Lumpkin County the son of the late Edwa ...
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.