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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 23rd, 2016

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Janet Jett Dillard, 84, Gainesville
Janet Jett Dillard, age 84 of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday July 23, 2016.  The family will receive friends and family on Monday July 25, 2016 from 5:00pm – 7:00p ...

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Beverly Patricia Knight, 68, Sautee-Nacoochee
Ms. Beverly Patricia Knight, age 68, of Sautee-Nacoochee, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016. Ms. Knight was born in Tucker, GA to the late Joe Brown and Gladys Atwood Knight. ...
Barbara Joan Walden, 78, Cleveland
Barbara Joan Walden, age 78, of Cleveland, entered into the presence of our Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, July 23, 2016.  Mrs. Walden was born in Marion, NC the daughter ...
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.