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Local Obits for Wed. Jul 16th, 2014

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Robert E. Simmons, 49, Auburn
Mr. Robert E. Simmons, age 49, of Auburn passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, July 20, 2014 from th ...

Habersham

Mary Shirley Stephens, 88, Cornelia
Mary Shirley Stephens, age 88, of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Habersham County on March 22, 1926, she was a daughter ...

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Linda Ruth McEntire, 69, Flowery Branch
Linda Ruth McEntire, age 69 of Flowery Branch, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are sched ...
Yvonne Green, 75, Gainesville
A Funeral service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday July 17, 2014 at Gainesville First Church of the Nazarene for Mrs. Yvonne Green, 75, of Gainesville.Little & Davenport Fune ...

Jackson

Roy G. Crawford, 85, Commerce
Mr. Roy G. Crawford, age 85 of Commerce died Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Crawford was born in Homer to the late, Jim and Bessie Crawford. Mr. Crawford was a ...
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.