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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 12th, 2015

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Inell Jones, 82, Winder
Inell Jones, age 82, of Winder passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2015. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-096 ...

Forsyth

Marjorie R. Hansard, 67, Cumming
Marjorie R. Hansard, age 67, passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2015. Survivors include her husband, Henry Hansard and children Shanne (Marc) McGowan, step-son Richard (Stacy) Hans ...

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Delores Odum, 83, Clarkesville
Celebration of Life services for Delores Dean Magness Odum (Dutch); 83, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for Sunday, March 15, 2015, at 3:00 p.m., at Clarkesville United Methodist Ch ...

Hall

George C. (Pat) Patterson, 87, Gainesville
Memorial services will be held Saturday March 21, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Paul United Methodist Church for Mr. George C. ''Pat" Patterson, 87, of Gainesville. The R ...
Kathryn Kristine Long, 31, Chicopee
Kathryn Kristine Long, 31, of Chicopee passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2015 following a sudden illness. Memorial services will be held on Friday, March 20, 2015 a ...

Jackson

Geneva Lester, 87, Commerce
Geneva Lester, 87, treasured mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, died Thursday March 12th, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Clifford Theron Lest ...
George Perry Tate, 82, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. George Perry Tate, age 82, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, March 12, 2015. Mr. Tate was born in Commerce, Georgi ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Craven "Ginny" Langford, age 62 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, March 12, 2015. Mrs. Langfor ...

Lumpkin

Paul William Souther,, 68, Dahlonega
Paul William Souther, age 68, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015.He was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County and a Christian man. He drove a truck for many year ...

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Joanne Mealor Sosebee, 75, Toccoa
Mrs. Joanne Mealor Sosebee, age 75 of 116 Hemphill Street, Toccoa passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A daughter of the late Milton and Edna ...

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Berman Floyd Stovall, 86, Cleveland
Mr. Berman Stovall, age 86 of Cleveland passed away Thursday March 12, 2015. Mr. Stovall was born in White County the son of the late William Edgar and Ethel Johnson Stovall. He w ...
LaWayne Satterfield, 72, Cleveland
LaWayne Satterfield, 72, of Cleveland, (formerly of Nashville, TN), passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015 following a period of declining health. Born on December 12, 1942, in Gaine ...
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.