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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 1st, 2016

Dawson

Landra LeBaron, 55, Dawsonville
Landra LeBaron, 55, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday June 1, 2016 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born June 8, 1960 in Las Vegas, Nevada, she had li ...

Forsyth

Linda Jean Jennings, 72, Cumming
Linda Jean Jennings, age 72 of Cumming, formerly of Endwell, NY, passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2016.   Survivors include her husband, Robert Jennings; children, Sara ...
Thelma Martin, 83, Cumming
Thelma Martin, age 83 of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. She was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. Thelma was preceded in death by her husband, Archie Mart ...
William (Bill) Terrell Mills, age 87, passed away in his home on June 1st. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rush and Nell Mills, his brothers Thomas Mills and Martin Mills ...

Hall

Norma Wells Carver, 88, Murrayville
Norma Wells Carver, age 88, of Murrayville, passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the Oaks at Limestone following an extended illness. Born in Tipps City, Ohio on February 26, ...
Herbert Andrew Coté, 87, Robins, Iowa
Herbert Andrew Coté, 87, of Robins, Iowa died June 1, 2016 in St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.    A memorial service will be held Saturday, J ...

Jackson

Mrs. Betty Jean Snelling Bennett, age 86, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Bennett was born in Monroe to the late Charlie Jam ...
Larry B. Wilson, 68, Jefferson
Mr. Larry B. Wilson, age 68, of Jefferson died Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at his residence.  Mr. Wilson was born in Jefferson to the late, Sheddie and Mary Sue Brooks Wilson.&nbs ...

Lumpkin

Louise Tatum Miller, 77, Dahlonega
Louise Tatum Miller, age 77, a longtime resident of Dahlonega, GA passed away on June 1, 2016.   Louise was the daughter of the late Bishop and Pearlie Mae Tatum. She wa ...

Rabun

Patricia Ann Bennett, 48, Clayton
Patricia Ann Bennett, 48, of Clayton, GA passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. She was born February 4, 1968 in Toccoa, GA and was the daug ...
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.