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Local Obits for Wed. Sep 16th, 2015

Forsyth

Ruth Belanger Bartley peacefully passed away, Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at her residence. She was preceded in death by, children, Denise Holcombe, Gregg Bartley, Matt Bartley a ...

Hall

Betty Mae Dalton, 75, Dahlonega
Betty Mae Dalton age 75 of Dahlonega passed away on September 16, 2015.  Betty was born in Boulder, CO and a resident of Lumpkin County for the last 15 years. Mrs. Dalton i ...
Margaret Graef Wright, 84, Gainesville
Margaret Graef Wright, age 84, of Gainesville, GA died peacefully at home surrounded by family on September 16, 2015. Margaret is preceded in death by her husbands Joe Dease and ...
Ila Mae Ledford Carver, 90, Clermont
Mrs. Ila Mae Ledford Carver age 90 of Clermont passed away on Wednesday September 16, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.    & ...

Jackson

Lloyd Daniel Craven, 84, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Lloyd Daniel Craven, age 84, of Pendergrass, who passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2015. Mr. Craven was born in Banks County, ...
Kimberly Tillman Minish, 57, Commerce
Kimberly Tillman Minish, 57, died on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 in a traffic accident in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a native of Commerce, Georgia where he graduated from Commerce ...
William “Bill” Pickering, a long-time resident of Hoschton, GA, passed away quietly on Tuesday, September 16, 2015. He was 89 years old. Mr. Pickering’s long l ...

Other

Otis Edgar Buffington, 82, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born on September 10, 1933 in Hall County, he was the ...

Stephens

Mr. Anthony Eugene “Tony” Crunkleton age 50 of Carolina Drive, Toccoa passed away Wednesday September 16, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A son o ...
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.