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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 14th, 2016

Dawson

Cindy Jensen, 61, Dawsonville
Cindy Jensen, 61, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 12, 2016 at Gwinnett Medical Center. Born September 12, 1954 in Scotland, South Dakota to the late Rev. Andrew B. an ...
Cindy Jensen, 61, Dawsonville
Cindy Jensen, 61, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 12, 2016 at Gwinnett Medical Center. Born September 12, 1954 in Scotland, South Dakota to the late Rev. Andrew B. ...
Sally Myers, 55, Dawsonville
Sally Myers, 55, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday February 13, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness. Born July 18, 1960, Sally was a long time resident of Da ...
Clain Swafford, 91, Dawsonville
Clain Swafford, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 12, 2016 at Tanglewood Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born May 13, 1924 in Forsyth County ...
Clain Swafford, 91, Dawsonville
Clain Swafford, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 12, 2016 at Tanglewood Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born May 13, 1924 in Forsyth County ...

Forsyth

Cathy Fitzpatrick, of Cumming, passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2016.  She attended River of Life Church of God. Cathy was preceded in death by her husbands, Lloyd Bishop ...
Montine Martin, 72, Cumming
Montine Martin, age 72, of Forsyth County, passed away on February 11, 2016.  She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Dawsonville.  Montine is preceded in death by ...
Mary Elizabeth “Mary Beth” Scott, 8 months, of Cumming, GA died on February 8, 2016 at Boston Children’s Hospital.  She was the daughter of Allison Wojtowicz ...

Gwinnett

Joyce C. Brennan, 75, Duluth
  Joyce C. Brennan, 75, of Duluth, GA died on February 8, 2016.  Born in New Orleans, LA she was the daughter of the late James and Mary Cullotta.   Joyce w ...
Mary Sessoms, 90, Suwanee
Mary Sessoms of Suwanee, GA passed peacefully after almost 90 years of life and loving Christ. Mary was an RN and loved helping others. She was a loyal member of Shallowford Presby ...

Habersham

Allen Nicely, 74, Cornelia
Allen Nicely, age 74 of Cornelia, departed this life on February 5, 2016. Mr. Nicely was born January 27, 1942 in Hayesville, NC to the late William and Estella Moore Nicely. He ...
Thomas Lee Owenby, Jr., 45, Mt. Airy
Thomas Lee Owenby, Jr., age 45 of Mt. Airy, passed away Saturday, February 13, 2016.  Born in Demorest, Georgia on May 13, 1970, he was a son of Thomas Lee, Sr. and Judy La ...

Hall

Marie W. Harris, 78, Gillsville
Mrs. Marie W. Harris, age 78, of Gillsville died Friday, February 12, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Harris was born in Gainesville to Azzie Lee Wilson Buffington of Gillsville and th ...
Enid McKinley Hastings, 90, Gainesville
Enid Eloise McKinley Hastings, 90, of Gainesville, Georgia, died at home surrounded by her family on February 11, 2016. Mrs. Hastings was born in Vienna, Georgia, on January 30, ...
Nuc Thi Nguyen, 87, Flowery Branch
  Mrs. Nuc Thi Nguyen age 87 of Flowery Branch passed away on Friday February 12, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   & ...
Anthony “Tony” David Reed, 53, Grand Chute, WI, formerly of Gainesville
Mr. Anthony “Tony” David Reed, age 53, of Grand Chute, Wisconsin, formerly of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2015.   Memorial Services will b ...
James I. Smith, 64, Gainesville
            Mr. James I. Smith, age 64 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical ...
Mrs. Betty Jean “BJ” Elliott Webb, age 67 of Oakwood, passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.    &n ...
Lois Jeanette Williams, 85, Burgaw, NC, formerly Hall County
Mrs. Lois Jeanette Williams, 85, of Burgaw, NC and long-time resident of Hall County, GA, passed away on Friday, February 12, 2016, following an extended illness.    ...

Jackson

Donald L. Lilly, 90, Nicholson
Donald L. Lilly, age 90 of Nicholson, GA passed away Friday February 12, 2016. Mr. Lilly was the son of the late Lovis R. and Catherine Pensmith Lilly and was the widow of Eve ...

Lumpkin

Susann Rilla Hirst, 75, Dahlonega
Susann Rilla Hirst, age 75, of Dahlonega, GA went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 7, 2016  She was devoted to her family, students and faith in the Lord Jesus Chr ...
Dr. John H. East, Jr, 69, Dahlonega
Dr. John H. East, Jr., 69, of Dahlonega passed away Monday February 8, 2016 at his residence following a sudden illness. Born August 10, 1946 in Norfolk, Virginia to the late Jo ...
William (Bill) Manning, 60, Dahlonega
William “Bill” Manning, age 60, of Dahlonega passed away February 9th in his home holding his daughter’s hand with his partner , son and grandson by his side.&nbs ...
Zora Hester Robinson, 90, Dahlonega
Mrs. Zora Hester Robinson, age 90, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Friday, February 12, 2016 at the Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA.   Mrs. Robinson was a n ...
Nancy Lawson Thomas, 56, Dahlonega
Nancy  Lawson Thomas, age 56 of Dahlonega, passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. Nancy was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, ...

Other

Edward Banister Gurley, 67, Elberton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Edward Banister Gurley, age 67 of Elberton, Georgia, formerly of Jefferson who entered into rest Saturday, February 13, 2016.  Mr ...
Edward Banister Gurley, 67, Elberton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Edward Banister Gurley, age 67 of Elberton, Georgia, formerly of Jefferson who entered into rest Saturday, February 13, 2016.  Mr ...

White

Jeremy Scott Dockery, 33, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Jeremy Scott Dockery, age 33 of Cleveland. Jeremy  passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2016. Funeral service ...
Charles Edward Garrett, 76, Cleveland
Mr. Charles Edward Garrett, age 76, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, February 13, 2016.  Mr. Garrett was born in Toccoa to the late Heard and Irene Williams Garrett. &nb ...
Charles Edward Garrett, 76, Cleveland
Mr. Charles Edward Garrett, age 76, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, February 13, 2016.  Mr. Garrett was born in Toccoa to the late Heard and Irene Williams Garrett. &nb ...
Margaret Dockery Moose, 74, Cleveland
Margaret Dockery Moose, age 74, of Cleveland, GA passed away on February 12, 2016 at her residence.   Margaret is preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Bertha Le ...
Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon, has died in South Florida
MIAMI (AP) — Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who became the sixth man on the moon when he and Alan Shepard helped NASA recover from Apollo 13's "successful failure" and later devoted his life to e...
Maurice White, the founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, has died
NEW YORK (AP) — Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White, whose horn-driven band sold more than 90 million albums and made hits like "September," ''Shining Star" and "Boogie Wonderland," died Wedn...
MRN Radio legend Barney Hall passes away at age 83
Longtime radio broadcaster Barney Hall, considered by many to be the voice of NASCAR and the Motor Racing Network, passed away Tuesday, according to the MRN website.
Glenn Frey, Eagles co-founder who mastered mix of rock and country and helped define 1970s with hits like 'Hotel California,' dies
NEW YORK (AP) — As the Eagles co-founder, singer and songwriter Glenn Frey mastered the mix of rock 'n' roll and country music, and the band's hits — including "Hotel California" and "Take It Easy," b...
British actor Alan Rickman, sensual screen villain in the 'Harry Potter' saga and other films, dies at 69
LONDON (AP) — British actor Alan Rickman, a classically trained stage star and sensual screen villain in the "Harry Potter" saga and other films, has died. He was 69.Rickman's family said that the act...
David Bowie, the other-worldly musician who broke pop and rock boundaries with his creative musicianship, nonconformity, striking visuals and a genre-bending persona he christened Ziggy Stardust, has died
NEW YORK (AP) — David Bowie, the chameleon-like star who transformed the sound — and the look — of rock with his audacious creativity and his sexually ambiguous makeup and costumes, died of cancer Sun...
Fouts, retired Hall County principal, dies at 79
A long-time Hall County educator and principal has died at the age of 79
Racing legend Marvin Panch passes away at age 89
Marvin Panch, NASCAR racer and the winner of the 1961 Daytona 500, passed away on New Year’s Eve. Panch collected 17 victories over 15 seasons in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series,