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Local Obits for Sat. Aug 9th, 2014

Dawson

Helon Pendley, 71, Dawsonville
Helon Pendley, age 71 of Dawsonville, passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014. Survivors include her husband, Lamar Pendley of Dawsonville; son, Russ Pendley of Cumming; sisters, Lind ...

Forsyth

Preston Silas Worley, 73, Commerce
Preston Silas Worley, age 73 of Cumming, passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014. A graduate of Forsyth County High School, he retired from Sears with 32 years of service. Preston wa ...

Gwinnett

Mr. Leslie T. Leonard of Buford, GA passed on Saturday, August 9, 2014.Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory, 201 Morningside Dr., Buford, GA 30518~ 770-945-99 ...
Minnie Malcom Carson, 89, Lawrenceville
Mrs. Minnie Malcom Carson, age 89, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Saturday, August 9, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wiley J. Carson, Sr.; sons, Wiley J. Car ...

Hall

Betty Waters Williams, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Betty Waters Williams, 85 of Gainesville died Saturday August 9, 2014. The daughter of the late James Boyd and Azzie Fouts Waters, Mrs. Williams had lived in Hall County for ...

Jackson

Jack Dempsey Payne, 70, Hoschton
Jack Dempsey Payne aka "Grandpa Jack" passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the age of 70. He was a resident of Hoschton but was loved by friends around the world. He h ...

Other

Dorothy Lucille "Dot" Williams, age 88 of Canton, passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014. She was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her h ...

White

Henrietta Freeman, 94, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Henrietta Freeman, age 94 of Cleveland. Mrs. Freeman passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014. Funeral arrangements are ...
Henrietta Tatum Freeman, 94, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs Henrietta Tatum Freeman, age 94 of Cleveland. Mrs. Freeman passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014. Funeral services ar ...
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69
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.