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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 14th, 2015

Dawson

Alan Carter Redd, 57, Dawsonville formerly of Cumming
Alan Carter Redd, age 57 of Dawsonville, formerly of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2015.  He was preceded in death by his infant son, Cody Redd,  parents, C ...

Forsyth

Woodrow Woody Bryson, 75, Cumming
Woodrow Woody Bryson, 75, of Cumming went home to his Savior on Monday, July 20, 2015. A service to celebrate his life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Cumming Baptist Chu ...
Porter Russell Long, 89, Cumming
Porter Russell Long, 89, of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 25. He was a United States Navy veteran and was also a self employed cabinet maker. Mr. Long was a ...
Doris Aline Revis, 60, Cumming
Doris Aline Revis, age 60, of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2015. She was a member of Settingdown Baptist Church. Doris is preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Revis ...

Gwinnett

Robert John Garrett, 74, Dacula
Robert John Garrett, Age 74, of Dacula, Georgia (formerly of Jackson County, Georgia), passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2015 to his favorite duck hunting spot, where his dog, Drake ...
Brian Scott Lewis, 45, Lawrenceville
Brian Scott Lewis, age 45, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2015. He is survived by his father, John E. Lewis, Lawrenceville, GA; mother, Margaret L. Lewis, La ...

Hall

Hugh Major Dorsey, 98, Gainesville
Hugh Major Dorsey passed away at his home in Gainesville, GA on July 14th, 2015 – he was 98.   Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, July 18th, 2015, ...
Mrs. Willo Dean (Butler) Duran, age 82, of Oakwood passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at her residence with family.   Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 1 ...
Stephen L. Maxson, 65, Flowery Branch
Stephen L. Maxson, age 65, died peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 after a 12 month battle with cancer.  He had the opportunity d ...
Betty Jean Morris, 74, Gainesville
Home Going Services for Mrs. Betty Jean Morris (74) will be held Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 11:00am , Bethel Church of the Nazarene, 1900 Garden Drive, Gainesville, GA, pastor; Rev ...
J.A. Underwood, 91, Gainesville
J.A. Underwood, age 91, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015. He was born and raised in Pendergrass, GA and retired from Jackson EMC. He served his country in ...

Jackson

Marie Landers Powers, 80, Hoschton
Marie Landers Powers, age 80, of Hoschton passed away Thursday, August 6, 2015.  Mrs. Powers was survived by her daughter Janet D. Pruett of Hoschton; sons Gregory Howard Th ...
James William Roberts, 63, Commerce
Mr. James William Roberts, age 63, of Commerce, GA died Monday, July 27, 2015 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mr. Roberts was born in Elkins, WV to the late Glenn and Ruth Byrd ...

Lumpkin

Patti Adams Pollock, Dahlonega
Patti Adams Pollock….Our shining star joined our Lord and Savior on July 14, 2015 after a sudden illness. Patti was a beautiful soul with a beautiful smile and she sincer ...
Cathy Sharp, 61, Dahlonega
Cathy Sharp, 61, of Dahlonega, passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2015. She is survived by her spouse, Calvin Mick Sharp, son Troy and daughter Camile. Memorial services will b ...
Larry Charles Standridge, 72, Dahlonega
Larry Charles Standridge passed away on Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at the age of 72.  He will be greatly missed by his wife, Carolyn, of 16 years, brother, Stan, of Holly Spring ...

Other

Ethel Mae Craig McKinney, 88, Marietta
                Ethel Mae Craig McKinney, 88 of Marietta, Ga. Beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmot ...
Claudia “Shorty” Wade Talley, 62, of Murphy, NC, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at Northside Hospital-Forsyth. She was born in Atlanta, GA on June 19, 1953, and ...
Matthew Allen West, 44, Hayes, Virgina
Matthew Allen West, age 44 of Hayes, Virginia, passed away July 13, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete but will be announced by Memorial Park Fun ...

White

Troy Anthony Smith, 40, Cleveland
Services for, Troy Anthony Smith  age 40 of Cleveland, Ga. ,  Memorial services will be held July 17, 2015  at 6:00 pm in Strickland funeral Home Chapel.  Stric ...
Sidney Rowan Brangham, 83, Cleveland
Sidney Rowan Brangham, age 83 of Cleveland passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2015.  Sidney was born in Huntington W.V. to the late Waldie and Nelle Lanthorne Brangham on August 1, ...
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.