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Local Obits for Sat. Sep 10th, 2016

Forsyth

Jean Marella Daugherty, 85, Cumming
Jean Marella Daugherty, 85, of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Northside Hospital Forsyth, Cumming, GA.  Funeral Services will be held ...
  Angelica Marie Kaminski, 40, of Cumming, GA died on September 10, 2016.  Born in Chicago Heights, IL she was the daughter of the late Jerome Kaminiski and Betty Kami ...

Gwinnett

Brenda Sue Martin, 64, Lilburn
Brenda Sue Martin, 64, of Lilburn, GA passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at ...
Ruth Hamlin Prince, 96, Buford, formerly of Macon
Mrs. Ruth Hamlin Prince, age 96 of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016. Mrs. Prince was a longtime resident of Macon, GA. She is survived by her daughters, Patri ...

Habersham

Eddie Dale Canup, 54, Mt. Airy
Eddie Dale Canup, age 54, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016. Mr. Canup was born on November 18, 1961 in Stephens County, Georgia. He was a member ...

Hall

Randy M. Looper, 69, Gainesville
Randy M. Looper, 69, of Gainesville passed away Saturday September 10, 2016 following a sudden illness at a place he dearly loved, the gate at Sanford Stadium in Athens with ninety ...
Mr. Terry Jerome (T.J.) Maddox Jr. passed away on Saturday September 10, 2016 following a sudden illness.          Funeral services are scheduled f ...
William Michael “Mike” McGee, 63, of Oakwood passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Memorial services will be held on Wednesday ...
Lois G. Oliver, 84, Clermont
Lois G. Oliver, age 84 of Lula, passed away Saturday, September 10, 2016.  Mrs. Oliver was born June 26, 1932 in Clermont to the late Charlie and Edna Rogers Gilstrap. Lois ...

Jackson

After walking the Earth for 75 years on September 10, 2016, Douglas Sewell Blackstock went to walk with Jesus.  He was at home with his family after fighting a long battle wit ...
Nora Bell Finch, 90, Jefferson
Nora Bell Finch, age 90, of Jefferson passed away Saturday, September 10, 2016.   Nora loved to fish, travel, sing in the choir, her family and life.    ...
Margie Ann Polk, 80, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Margie Ann Polk, age 80, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016. Mrs. Polk was born in Forsyth County, Georgia ...
Lloyd William Southwick, 71, Jefferson
Mr. Lloyd William Southwick, age 71, of Jefferson, GA died Saturday, September 10, 2016 at his residence.  Mr. Southwick was born in Lynn, Massachusetts to the late, John Will ...

Other

Steve Lee Giddens, Sr, 55, Danielsville
Steve Lee Giddens, Sr., age 55 of Danielsville, GA passed away Saturday September 10, 2016.   Mr. Giddens was the son of the late Milton Lee and Eveline Rowland Giddens, ...

Stephens

Helen Keen Kennedy Palmer, 84, Eastonellee
Mrs. Helen Keen Kennedy Palmer age 84 of 458 North Canal Bridge Road, Eastanollee passed away Saturday September 10, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.   A dau ...

White

Lamar (Lemorial) Pruitt, 70, Cleveland
Mr. Lamar (Lemorial) Pruitt was born September 19, 1945 to the late Julius Ballet Pruitt and Ethel Mary Ann (M.E.) Jenkins. He departed this life early Saturday morning September 1 ...
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.