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Local Obits for Sun. Nov 8th, 2015

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Philip J. Raymondo, 66, Winder
   Mr. Philip J. Raymondo, age 66, of Winder, Georgia passed away November 8, 2015.  A native of Buffalo, New York, he had resided in Winder for the past twenty year ...

Forsyth

Bruce Gregory Cross, 66, Cumming
Bruce Gregory Cross, 66, passed away at his home in Cumming, Georgia on November 8, 2015. Bruce was born in Richmond, Virginia, the first of five children of the late Ralph Jame ...

Habersham

Ruth Teal Jacobi, 76, Cornelia
  Ruth Teal Jacobi, age 76 of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2015. Mrs. Jacobi was born on August 27, 1939 in Williamsburg, Virginia, to the late ...
Vanhthong Tenakoun, 43, Baldwin
Vanhthong Tenakoun, age 43, of Baldwin, GA, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2015. Mr. Tenakoun was born January 3, 1972 in Vientiane, Laos to Chan and the late Hong Tenakoun. ...

Jackson

Charles Payton Minish, 71, Commerce
Mr. Charles Payton Minish, age 71, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, November 08, 2015 at Gentiva Hospice at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Minish was born in Commerce, GA to ...

Lumpkin

Jeri Lisa Glasco, 57, Dahlonega
God has called an angel home, Ms. Jeri Lisa Glasco, age 57, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, November 8, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, following an ex ...

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Thomas Chastain, 78, Douglasville formerly of Clarkesville
Thomas Chastain, age 78, of Douglasville, Georgia, formerly of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2015. Mr. Chastain was born in Habersham County, Georgia ...
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.