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Local Obits for Sun. Jul 10th, 2016

Banks

Harold Pritchett, 76, Baldwin
Harold Pritchett, age 76 of Baldwin, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2016. Born in Stephens County, Georgia on November 8, 1939, he was a son of the late Swayne Pritchett and Franc ...

Hall

Jerome James Rademacher, Sr, 75, Gainesville
 Mr. Jerome James Rademacher, Sr., age 75 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at Friendship Nursing Home following an extended illness.   Memoria ...
Harvie Howard Savage, 88, Clermont
Harvie Howard Savage, 88, of Clermont passed away at his home surrounded by his family Sunday, July 10, 2016. Howard was a member of the Holly Springs Baptist Church and was a r ...
Patsy Wingo, 73, Lula
Patsy Wingo, 73, of Lula passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at her residence. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Memorial Pa ...

Jackson

William Edward Buffington, age 77, of  Hoschton passed away Sunday, July 10, 2016. Graveside services 11:00am Thursday, July 14, 2016 Memorial Park Cemetery.   Fune ...
Richard E. Grady, Sr, 67, Commerce
Richard E. Grady, Sr., age 67 of Commerce, GA passed away Sunday July 10, 2016.   Mr. Grady was the son of the late Thelbert Lovell and Millie Lorraine Grady.   ...
Patricia Wade Hardie, 62, Jefferson
Patricia Wade Hardie, age 62, of Jefferson, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2016.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706 ...
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.