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Local Obits for Fri. Sep 9th, 2016

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James Douglas Marsh, 82, Statham
Mr. James Douglas Marsh age 82 died September 09, 2016 with cancer. His career (Since 15 years old until retirement in his 60’s) was a painter and drywall finisher.  ...

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Sue Samples, 64, Cumming
Sue Samples, age 64, of Cumming went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, September 9, 2016.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmot ...

Gwinnett

Nancy Louise Johnson, 77, Loganville
Nancy Louise Johnson, age 77, of Loganville passed away Friday, September 9, 2016.    Survivors include her sons Gary Johnson, Eddy Johnson, Darryl Johnson and Kenn ...
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
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.
Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87
Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, has died