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Local Obits for Mon. May 2nd, 2016

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Jimmie Paulette Curry, 73, Auburn
Jimmie Paulette Curry, age 73, of Auburn passed away Friday, April 29, 2016.  Jimmie was a member of Trinity Baptist Church of Auburn.  She loved her family and grandchil ...

Gwinnett

Elizabeth Russell, 69, Buford
Elizabeth Russell, age 69 of Buford, GA died Thursday, April 28, 2016 after a brief illness. Funeral service will be held Monday, May 2, 2016 at 7:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial C ...
Rayford Leonard Vickers, age 89 of Dacula, (formerly of Flowery Branch), passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016 following a short illness.  Funeral services are scheduled for ...

Habersham

V. L. Lovell, 96, Batesville
Mr. V. L. Lovell, age 96, of Batesville passed away on April 28, 2016 following an extended illness. Mr. Lovell was born on May 14, 1919 in Habersham County, Georgia, to the l ...
Olga Jimenez Johnson, age 60 of Alto, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Born in San Antonio, Texas on April 8, 1956, she was a daughter of the late Jose M. Jimenez and Maria ...
Jean Benfield White, 91, Cornelia
    Jean Benfield White, age 91, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away peacefully, Friday, April 29, 2016.   Mrs. White was born on October 23, 1924 in ...
Jacqueline Wilson, 70, Alto
Jacqueline Wilson age 70 of Alto passed away Thursday April 28, 2016. Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday May 2, 2016 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel. Interment w ...
Gladys Marian Woodward, 94, Cornelia
Gladys Marian Woodward, age 94, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016. No formal services will be held. Arrangements are in care of Whitfield Funera ...

Hall

Taliah Sabreen Freeman, 32, Gainesville
Taliah Sabreen Freeman age 32 of Gainesville, GA passed away on April 23, 2016.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday at Rucker Memorial Baptist Church at 1:00 PM. Profes ...
Jason Anthony Blalock, 37, Buford
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Jason Anthony Blalock, age 37 of Buford, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, April 24, 2016.  Mr. Blalock was born in Commerce, ...
Vicki Peeples Allen Edmonds,, 67, Gainesville
 Ms. Vicki Peeples Allen Edmonds, age 67, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 28, 2016.      A memorial service i ...
Dr. Robert C. Grant, 83, Gainesville
  Dr. Robert C. Grant passed away on April 28th at 83 years of age.  Dr. Grant was a kind man who served countless patients for 40 years through his medical practic ...
James Howard, Gainesville
Mr. James Howard, services to be announced by Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel 989 Riverside Drive Gainesville, GA 30501. 770-297-6200. Online condolences atwww.memorialpa ...
Mary Colleen Poole Howard, 89, Gainesville
    Mrs. Mary Colleen Poole Howard age 89, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016. Graveside services are scheduled for 3:00 pm Monday, May ...
Mrs. Eva Dell Allison Hughes, 85 of Oakwood passed away Friday April 29, 2016 at her residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Hughes was the daughter of the late Will ...
Bobbie Jones Ledford, 90, Gainesville
Mrs. Bobbie Jones Ledford, 90, of Gainesville GA, passed away at her home April 29, 2016.     A Graveside service will be held at 3:00pm on May 1, 2016, at Al ...
Joseph Paul (Joey) Robinson, 42, Gillsville
Joseph Paul (Joey) Robinson, age 42 of Gillsville, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016 on his farm following a sudden illness.     Funeral services are scheduled f ...
Harold Edwin Thomason, 86, Clermont
Harold Edwin Thomason, 86, of Clermont Georgia passed away on April 9, 2016 at home surrounded by family.  A graveside service and interment of ashes will be held at the Thoma ...
Joyce Willis, 72, Gainesville
Mrs. Joyce Willis, age 72, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at Gwinnett Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Monday, May 2, 201 ...

Jackson

Joe Dennis Garrison, 68, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joe Dennis Garrison, age 68 of Maysville, Georgia,  who entered into rest Thursday, April 28, 2016.  Mr. Garrison was born i ...
Robert Edward Lee, 66, Hoschton
Robert Edward Lee, age 66, of Hoschton passed away Monday, April 25, 2016.  Robert was a Vietnam Army Veteran, he was a minister of the Gospel, he collected antiques, he was a ...
William Oliver Lightfoot, 88, Commerce
William Oliver Lightfoot age 88 of Commerce passed away Saturday April 30, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Lightfoot was born on January 4, 1928 to the late Warren &am ...
James Larry Lord, 76, Commerce
Mr. James Larry Lord, age 76, of Commerce died Thursday, April 28, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Lord was born in Commerce to the late, James Woodie and Margare ...
Vaughn Grady Stiles, 75, Commerce
VaughnL Grady Stiles 75 of Commerce passed away Saturday April 30,2016 following a brief illness. He was born June 9, 1940 in Sylvia, N.C. to the late late Grady Monroe and Mary ...

Other

Mildred Vaughn Greenwood, 85, Anderson, S.C.
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mildred Vaughn Greenwood, age 85 of Anderson, South Carolina who entered into rest Wednesday, April 27, 2016.  Mrs. Greenwood wa ...
James Lewis Moss, 73, Canton
James Lewis Moss, age 73 of Canton, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016. Born in Banks County, Georgia on April 25, 1942, he was a son of the late Gladys Marie White Wood. Mr. ...
Juddie Smith Watkins, 94, Lavonia
  Mrs. Juddie Smith Watkins, age 94, of North Fork, Lavonia, GA, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016 in the Pruitt Healthcare of Toccoa.    Daughter o ...

Stephens

  Mr. Robert Neal “Bob” Kingman, Jr., age 87 of 633 Falls Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at the Stephens County Hospital.   ...
Mr. Randolph Fred Northcutt Jr., age 84 of 140 Currahee Place, Toccoa, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.   ...
Mr. Robert Berland “Bob” Revels, age 89 of Ed Davis Boulevard, Toccoa, GA, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016 at his residence.   Son of the late J.C. and ...

Union

Rachel Ann Conner, 59, Blairsville, previously of Gainesville
Rachel Ann Conner, age 59 of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, April 24, 2016, at her residence. Ann had previously been a resident of Hall County. Ann was born in Gaine ...
1990s WWE wrestling star Chyna dies at age 45 in California
Chyna, the WWE star who became one of the best-known and most-popular female professional wrestlers in history, has died at age 45
Davis dies from injuries sustained in drag racing crash
Ronnie "The King" Davis died Sunday from injuries sustained Saturday in a crash during a drag racing event at Rockingham Dragway.
Charlie Mincey, GA Racing Hall Of Famer, passes away
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Charlie Mincey passed away on Thursday at the age of 84. Mincey was a true pioneer of the sport, and the last of an almost extinct breed – the mountain moonshine hauler turned professional race car driver.
Patty Duke's talent, bravery recalled; actress dies at 69
The courage that a teenage Patty Duke portrayed on-screen as Helen Keller in "The Miracle Worker" was breathtaking and Oscar-winning; Duke's own gritty struggle against bipolar disorder was equally admired. The actress died on Tuesday at age 69
Former big league catcher and popular broadcaster Joe Garagiola has died
PHOENIX (AP) — Joe Garagiola's nine-year baseball career was a modest one. His 57 years in broadcasting that followed made him one of the most popular figures in the sports world and beyond.The man Ar...
Memorial service set for special education advocate Happy Kirkpatrick
The Gainesville woman who spent seven years as the director of the agency that evolved into Challenged Child & Friends has passed away at the age of 82.
Tough-guy actor George Kennedy, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of a savage chain-gang convict in the 1960s classic "Cool Hand Luke," has died
LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Kennedy, the hulking, tough-guy character actor who won an Academy Award for his portrayal of a savage chain-gang convict in the 1960s classic "Cool Hand Luke," has died.His...
Country singer Sonny James, who recorded romantic ballads like "Young Love" and turned pop songs into country hits, has died
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Sonny James, who recorded romantic ballads like "Young Love" and turned pop songs into country hits, has died. He was 87.James, whose given name was James Loden,...