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Local Obits for Wed. May 10th, 2017

Forsyth

Betty Sue Smith Walls, 76, Cumming
Betty Sue Smith Walls, 76, of Cumming passed away after a brief illness Wednesday, May 10, 2017.  She is preceded in death by her husband, James Edmond (Doodle) Walls, her par ...

Gwinnett

Viorel Captiu, 79, Suwanee
Viorel Captiu, age 79, of Suwanee, GA, died Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. Teofil ...

Habersham

J.B. Freeman, 78, Cornelia
J.B. Freeman, age 78 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Born in White County, Georgia on January 29, 1939, he was a son of the late Charlie and Nellie Mae Pres ...

Hall

Jason Dwight McNeal, 43, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jason Dwight McNeal, age 43, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Oakes of Limestone. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 13, 2017 in the ...
Dickerson B. Hawkins, 82, Gillsville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday May 13, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Dickerson B. Hawkins, age 82 of Gillsville. The Rev. Marshall Dale will ...
Josefa Pla, 98, Gainesville
Josefa Pla, affectionately known as TaTa, when she was a young child a Catholic school nun changed her name to Josephine. She was born on July 20, 1918 in Key West, Florida to t ...

Jackson

Harry Lavelle Evans, 64, Commerce
  Mr. Harry Lavelle Evans, age 64 of Commerce died Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mr. Evans was born in Hattiesburg, MS to the late, Tul ...
James Bryce Satterfield, 84, Jefferson
Evans funeral home announces the death of Mr. James Bryce Satterfield, age 84 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, May 10, 2017.  Mr. Satterfield was born in ...
Michael Brian Pruitt, 45, Athens
Michael Brian Pruitt age 45 of Athens (Jackson County) passed away May 10, 2017 at his residence.                       &nbs ...

Stephens

Mr. Emory Harrison Williams, age 71 of 489 Currahee Circle, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at his residence. A son of the late Thomas E. and Grace Wilmot Williams, h ...
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.