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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 21st, 2017

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Lisa Fenn, 54, Cumming
Lisa Fenn, 54, of Cumming passed away Friday, April 21, 2017.  A loving wife, mother, sister, and daughter, she never knew a stranger. Lisa’s gift was loving people and ...
  Kathleen L. Peterson died on April 21, 2017. She was a native of Massachusetts and a graduate of the Hickox School in Boston, Mass. She and her late husband, Donald, live ...

Habersham

RJ Norton, 84, Alto
RJ Norton, age 84, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017. Mr. Norton was born on December 28, 1932 in Hart County, Georgia to the late Ryder and Bell Howel ...

Hall

Edna White Barrett, 93, Murrayville
Funeral services  for, Edna White Barrett age 93 of Murrayville, Ga.  Services will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday April 23, 2017 in Mount Zion Baptist Church #2. Interment wi ...
Walter McCline Holcomb, 88, Gainesville
Mr. Walter McCline Holcomb, 88 of Gainesville, Ga passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017 at his residence. Walter was born in Hall County August 5, 1928.  Walter joined the U ...
Nancy Julia McCarey, 69, Flowery Branch
Nancy Julia McCarey, 69 of Flowery Branch died Friday April 21, 2017 at her residence. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m.  until  noon  Friday April 25, 2017 ...
Aaron E. Whelchel, Jr., 92, Braselton
Mr. Aaron E. Whelchel, Jr., 92 of Braselton died Friday April 21, 2017. Mr. Whelchel was the son of the late Aaron E. Whelchel, Sr. and Cora Bell Spencer Whelchel.   H ...

Jackson

Wendell Grady Leach, 59, Braselton
Wendell Grady Leach, age 59, of Braselton passed away Friday, April 21, 2017.  Grady was a trainer with JB Hunt Trucking Company and was Driver of the Month. He  loved mo ...
Irene Muthe, 71, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Irene Muthe, who passed away in Jefferson, GA on Friday, April 21, 2017. She was almost 72 and had been suffering from major health i ...
Linda Bolch Stovall, 75, Hoschton
Linda Bolch Stovall, age 75, of Hoschton passed away Friday, April 21, 2017.  Survivors include her son Robert G. Stovall and wife Sharon of Hiawassee; daughter Robin Swett of ...
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.