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Local Obits for Mon. May 15th, 2017

Dawson

J. L. Evans, 87, Dawsonville
J. L. Evans, 87, of Dawsonville passed away Monday May 15, 2017 at Seasons Hospice following a period of declining health. Born May 22, 1929 to the late Rufus and Gretell Evans, ...

Forsyth

Camilla Jean Overstreet, age 73, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017. She was a member of Concord Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. She is preceded in death by her hus ...
William C. Garner, 96, Cumming
William C. Garner, 96, passed away in Cumming, Georgia, on May 12, 2017.  Bill was born June 16, 1920, in Polk County, Georgia. Bill was preceded in death by his infant dau ...
Theresa June (Terry) Landwei, age 60, of Cumming, passed away Monday, May 15, 2017. Terry enjoyed all aspects of life, family, friends, music, dancing, camping, Nascar and drag rac ...

Habersham

  Mrs. Doris Faye Bennett Sears, age 86, of Baldwin, GA died Monday, May 15, 2017 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mrs. Sears was born in Homer to the late Boyd Harrison ...

Jackson

Evans funeral home announces the death of Mr. Richard Dudley Williams, Jr., age 28 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, May 15, 2017.  Mr. Williams was born in ...
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.