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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 23rd, 2017

Banks

Lonnie Oliver Baker, 75, Maysville
Lonnie Oliver Baker, age 75 of Maysville, GA passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017 at his residence.   Born in Homer, GA, Mr. Baker was the son of the late Arvil and C ...

Barrow

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Marvin James “Jimmy” Hanson Jr., age 72, of Winder, who passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017. Mr. Hanson was born in ...

Habersham

Rev. Charles Crawford Alexander, age 88 of Baldwin, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at North East Georgia Medical Center. Born in Barberton Ohio on July 2, 1928, he ...

Hall

Linda Gail Ivester, 61, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Saturday February 25, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Linda Gail Ivester age 61 of Gainesville. Pastor Jeff Benefield will ...
Jo Ann Collins Lovell, 84, Gainesville
Mrs. Jo Ann Collins Lovell, age 84, of Gainesville, Georgia peacefully passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017. Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Sunday, February 26, ...
Edward "Duane" Roberts, 63, Flowery Branch
Edward “Duane” Roberts, 63, of Flowery Branch, GA went peacefully to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 23, 2017 after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Bor ...

Jackson

Heath Beatty, 38, Foley, Ala., formerly of Jefferson
Heath was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved the outdoors and was a very talented carpenter and artist, which he got from his maternal grandfather Bob Byess. Heath was raised i ...
Edna Elicia Goodwin, 66, Athens
Edna Elicia Goodwin, age 66 of Athens, GA passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017 at her residence.   Born in Athens, GA, Mrs. Goodwin was the daughter of the late Edward an ...
William Travis Little, 74, Union City
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William Travis Little, age 74, of Union City, who passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017. Mr. Little was born in Atlanta, Georgia, ...
Jackie Dean Sneed, 65, Commerce
Jackie Dean Sneed, age 65, of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017.   Born in Decatur, GA, Mr. Sneed was the son of the late Clifford Leon and Lois Watson Sn ...

Lumpkin

Gary Allen Richardson, 85, Dahlonega
Gary Allen Richardson, 85, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Thursday February 23, 2017. He was born on November 8, 1931 in Louisville, KY the son of Collie Stanford and Audrey Re ...

Stephens

Leonard Lee Hall, 55, Palmetto, formerly Carnesville
Leonard Lee Hall, 55 of Palmetto, GA, formerly of the Prospect Community of Carnesville, GA. He is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Laura Kay Hall, daughters: Kayla (Jason) ...
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.