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Local Obits for Tue. May 9th, 2017

Gwinnett

  Jacquelin “Jackie” Riley, age 76, of Suwanee, GA passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017. She is survived by her husband of forty-eight years, Francis “Sonny&r ...

Hall

Jalasker Lyles, Sr., Gainesville
Funeral Services for Mr, Jalasker Lyles, Sr. of Gainesville, Georgia will be held on, Tuesday, May 16,2017 1:00p.m. at St .John Baptist Church , 757 E.E. Butler Parkway, Gaines ...

Stephens

Billy Eugene Scott, 51, Toccoa
Mr. Billy Eugene Scott, age 51, of 141 Scenic Drive in Toccoa, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at his home.   The son of Mr. Gwyn Scott and the late Inez Elizabeth Kastner ...
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.