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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 22nd, 2015

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James Hendon, 65, Winder
James Hendon, age 65, of Winder passed away Sunday, February 22, 2015. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-09 ...
Tinley Faith Thomason, inf, Bethlehem
Tinley Faith Thomason, age 7 weeks, of Bethlehem, Georgia passed away February 22, 2015. Surviving are Parents, Rodney and Julie Edwards Thomason, Sister, Raelynn Jewel Thomaso ...

Dawson

Richard Pittman, 68, Dawsonville
Richard Pittman, 68, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday February 22, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health.Mr. Pittman was born March 22, 1 ...

Forsyth

Lucille Stancil, 79, Cumming
Lucille Stancil, age 79, of Cumming, formerly of Alpharetta, passed away Friday, February 20, 2015. A native of Cherokee County, Lucille is preceded in death by her husband, Dorse ...

Gwinnett

James Grissom, 89, Suwanee
James "Pode" "Tobe" Grissom, age 89, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Sunday, February 22, 2015. He is survived by his sister, Lois Grissom Dow; daughters and sons ...

Habersham

Anthony Lee Giaquinta, 41, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Anthony Lee Giaquinta, age 41, of Clarkesville will be held on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Pastor Mike Franklin w ...
Heather Lynn Turner, 27, Cornelia
Heather Lynn Turner, age 27, of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness.Born in Hall County, Geo ...
Kathy Smith, 40, Clarkesville
Kathy N. Smith, 40 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, February 22, 2015. Born in Stephens County on July 24, 1974, she was a daughter of Richard and Anita Smith Ferguson of Demor ...

Hall

Frank William Krippel, 84, Gainesville
Mr. Frank William Krippel, 84 of Gainesville died Sunday February 22, 2015 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later.Littl ...
Margaret S. Woodruff, 83, Oakwood
Mrs. Margaret S. Woodruff, 83 of Oakwood died Sunday February 22, 2015 at her residence.Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later.Little & Davenport Funeral H ...
Mary Jane Rogers Adkins, 66, Gainesville
Mary Jane Rogers (MeMe) Adkins passed away early Sunday morning, February 22, 2015 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center after an extended illness. Mrs. Adkins is survived by he ...

Jackson

Eddie Lee Archer, 58, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Eddie Lee Archer, age 58, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, February 22, 2015. Mr. Archer was born in Nicholson, GA, a son to t ...
Gary Nix, 52, Jefferson
Gary Nix "Crazy", age 52, of Jefferson passed Sunday, February 22, 2015. Mr. Nix would cut firewood for people and enjoyed playing cards. He was survived by his mother ...
Josefina Dimas, 95, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Josefina Dimas, age 95, of Pendergrass, GA, who passed away on Sunday, February 22, 2015. Mrs. Dimas was born in El Salvador, a daugh ...
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.