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Local Obits for Tue. Sep 16th, 2014

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James Gregory Johnson, 56, Winder
James Gregory Johnson, age 56 of Winder, GA passed away on Tuesday September 16th 2014. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & White Funeral Home, Commerce,

Dawson

Michael Brian Adamson, 35, Dawsonville
Michael Brian Adamson, 35, passed away September 15, 2014.Michael was a graduate of Galen University with degrees in anthropology and archeology. For the past ten years he has liv ...

Forsyth

Calvin Lee Chumley, 64, Cumming
Mr. Calvin Lee Chumley, age 64 of Cumming, Georgia passed away September 16, 2014, after a brief illness. Calvin was a true lover of cars, especially classic cars. He is preceded i ...
Mary Ruth Tyler, 80, Cumming
Mary Ruth Tyler, 80, of Cumming, GA died on September 16, 2014 at Embracing Hospice House. Born in Wyandotte, OK she was the daughter of the late Earl and Mamie Hildebrand. Her b ...
Michael Daniel Diem, 17, Cumming
Michael Daniel Diem, 17, of Cumming, GA died on September 16, 2014 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. Born in Boynton Beach, FL he was the son of Dan and Linda Diem of Cumming.In addit ...

Hall

Henrietta W. Bennett, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Henrietta W. Bennett, 89 of Gainesville died Tuesday September 16, 2014. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Bennett was the daughter of the late James Oscar and Lillie ...

Jackson

Sarah Claudine Baird, 77, Commerce
Mrs. Sarah Claudine Baird, age 77, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. Baird was born in Commerce to the late Claude and Hassie Mae McElreath ...

Lumpkin

Curtis L. Adcock, age 60, passed away September 16, 2014.Mr. Adcock was born September 8, 1954. Private family services will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed ...
Margaret Louise McGarity, 68, Dahlonega
Margaret Louise McGarity passed away September 16, 2014 peacefully, and with her loving family by her side, after a courageous battle against ovarian cancer that lasted nearly 7 ye ...

Stephens

Lou Rose Powell, 80, Toccoa
Lou Rose Powell, age 80 of 237 Yearwood Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at the Oaks at Scenic View, Baldwin, Georgia.A daughter of the late General ...
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.