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Local Obits for Tue. Dec 9th, 2014

Habersham

Annie Ruth Dodd Jameson, 76, Mt. Airy
Mrs. Annie Ruth Dodd Jameson, age 76 of 987 Joe Smith Road, Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.A daughter of the late C ...
Denver Gerry Bowen, 69, Demorest
Denver Gerry Bowen, age 69 of Demorest passed away peacefully Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at his residence.Mr. Bowen was born on October 12, 1945 to the late L. G. and Blanche Truelo ...
Louise Webb Bassinger, 94, Clarkesville
Louise Webb Bassinger, age 94 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at Habersham County Medical Center. Born in Demorest on June 17, 1920, she was a daughter of t ...
Marcia Wellons, 79, Clarkesville
Marcia Wellons, 79, of Clarkesville GA passed away on December 9, 2014 at Lanier Village Estates, Gainesville GA. She now joins her twin sister, Kathryn, who passed away in 1940. ...

Hall

Elizabeth Waters Little, 91, Gainesville
Elizabeth Waters Little, 91, of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday December 9, 2014 following an extended illness. A lifetime resident of Hall County, she was born on April 15, 19 ...

Jackson

Esther H. Hauk, 96, Braselton
Mrs. Esther H. Hauk, 96, of Braselton, died Tuesday December 9, 2014. Graveside service will be Thursday December 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., Cullman City Cemetery, Cullman, Alabama. ...
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.