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Local Obits for Mon. Mar 27th, 2017

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Dennis Alvin Conwell, 64, Auburn
Dennis Alvin Conwell, age 64, of Auburn passed away Monday, March 27, 2017.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Dawson

Jerry Lee Blalock, 73, Dawsonville
Jerry Lee Blalock, 73, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Northside Hospital Forsyth, Cumming, GA. He was a member of North Roswell Baptist Church. He love ...

Habersham

Marilyn Robinson McAlister, age 61, of Alto, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017. Born on June 4, 1955, she was a daughter of late Marvin and Annie Robinson. Mrs. McAlister was e ...
Eulene L. Murphy, 89, Cornelia
Eulene London Murphy, age 89 of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, March 27, 2017. Born in Barberton, Ohio she was a daughter of the late Thomas L. and Viola Barrett London. Mrs. ...

Hall

Timothy “Tim” L. Millwood, 51, of Oakwood, passed away at his home Monday after a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 2pm Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Mo ...
Mark Edward Baker, 50, Gainesville
Mark Edward Baker, 50, of Gainesville Georgia passed away on March 27, 2017 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 in the Chap ...

Jackson

Anna Cooke Porter, 56, Commerce
Anna Cooke Porter, age 56 of Commerce, GA passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at her residence.   Born in New Jersey, Mrs. Porter was the daughter of the late Phillip R ...
Betty Jean Sears, 78, Commerce
Mrs. Betty Jean Sears, age 78, of Commerce died Monday, March 27, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Sears was born in Commerce to the late, Happy Jack and Myrtice Carter Waldrop.&n ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Zonda Christine Gunnells Christopher, age 59, of Jefferson Georgia, who passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at her residence. Mrs. ...

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Mr. Joseph “Joe” Elwood Irvin, age 70 of Deep Creek Road, Dewey Rose, Georgia and formerly of Toccoa passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at the Elbert Memorial Hospital. ...

Stephens

Mr. John Crawford Hemrick, Jr., age 67 of 170 Mill Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at his residence. A son of the late John C. Hemrick, Sr. and Rosa M ...

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John Edward House, 84, Cleveland
John Edward House, age 84 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, March 27, 2017 at his residence.  Mr. House was born on July 2, 1932, in Winder, Georgia to the late Garnet ...
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.