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Local Obits for Sat. Oct 3rd, 2015

Dawson

Herby Ray Sullens, 75, Dawsonville
Herby Ray Sullens, age 75, of Dawsonville, GA (Lumpkin County), passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015 at his home following a period of declining health.   Ray lived mos ...

Forsyth

Dewey L. Meers, 85, Free Home
Dewey L. Meers, age 85, of Free Home passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015.  Dewey was born June 6, 1930 in Lumpkin County to the late Ulysses and Lula Martin Meers and moved ...
James Lowell Ramsey, 45, Cumming
  James Lowell Ramsey, 45, of Cumming, GA died on October 3, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer.  Born in Fairfax, VA he was the son of Charlie and Rita Ramsey ...

Gwinnett

Elaine May Gordon, 87, Buford
Elaine May Gordon, age 87, of Buford, GA passed away suddenly on Saturday, October 3, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband of 20 years, George Frank Hutowitz; parents, Ma ...
Mr. Gary Eugene McDowell, Sr., age 69, of Buford passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015 at Gwinnett Medical Center.   Funeral Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, Oct ...
Ajung “AJ” Yoon Philip, age 34, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, October 3, 2015. She is survived by her husband, Robert Charles Philip, Buford, GA; parents, Il Y ...
Frank Ripoli, 84, suwanee
Frank Ripoli 84 of Suwanee, Georgia passed away on Saturday October 3rd, 2015 surrounded by his family and his wife Amelia. Memorial services will be held Monday October 5th, 20 ...

Habersham

Robert Lee Pinion, 81, Alto
Robert Lee Pinion, age 81 of Alto, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015. Born in Hall County on May 1, 1934, he was a son of the late Price and Laura Oliver Pinion. Mr. Pinion ...

Jackson

Edna Mae Reece Sell, 83, Hoschton
 Edna Mae Reece Sell, 83, of Hoschton, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015. Survivors include her husband of 56 years, William Horace S ...

White

Jimmy Coker, 70, Sautee Nacoochee
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Jimmy Coker, age 70 of Sautee Nacoochee. Mr. Coker passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015. Funeral services are schedu ...
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.