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Local Obits for Thu. May 4th, 2017

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Ronald Lee Woytsek, 57, Auburn
Ronald Lee Woytsek, age 57, of Auburn passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017. Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

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Robert F. “Bob” Jerls, Sr., 71, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday May 4, 2017 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a period of declining health. Born March 21, ...

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Vincent Fred Stringer, 47, Flowery Branch
Vincent Fred Stringer, 47, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away May 4, 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at Mt. Zion ...

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Helen Young Halton, 67, Atlanta
Helen Young Halton, 67 of Atlanta, GA passed away on Thursday May 4, 2017. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson ...
Lee Popham, 82, Ivey
Lee Popham, 82, of Ivey, died May 4, 2017.    Services will be held Wednesday May 10, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Ward's Funeral Home.    ...
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.