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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 13th, 2015

Forsyth

Carolyn Ann Lasiter, 80, Cumming
Carolyn Ann Lasiter, 80, of Cumming, GA passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at Embracing Hospice, Cumming, GA.  She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend whom will ...

Gwinnett

Joan Cole Simpson, 65, Lawrenceville
Joan Cole Simpson, age 65, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2015. She was the daughter of the late, Golden Milton and Sallie Thomas Cole. She is survive ...
Charles Thomas Forrester of Dacula, GA passed from his earthly home on Sunday, September 13, 2015 after a seven year battle with Multiple Myeloma to live forever in Heaven with his ...

Habersham

Bobby G. Holcombe, 82, Clarkesville
Bobby G. “Bob” Holcombe, age 82 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, September 13, 2015. Born in Carroll County, Georgia, on May 20, 1933, he was a son of the late L ...

Hall

Hazel Conley Stubbs, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Hazel Conley Stubbs, age 79 of Gainesville, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center surrounded by her family. ...
J.H. "Jake" Butterworth, 71, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Wednesday September 16, 2015 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for J.H. “Jake” Butterworth, age 71 of Gainesville. Dr. Tom ...

Jackson

Edward “Ed” R. Burns, 78, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Edward “Ed” R. Burns, age 78 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, September 13, 2015.  Mr. Burns was b ...
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.