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Local Obits for Tue. May 26th, 2015

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Kevin Lee Longwell, 56, Winder
Kevin Lee Longwell, age 56, of Winder, GA passed away on Monday, May 25, 2015.   He was preceded in death by his father, Carl E. Longwell; sister, Alice Longwell; and br ...
Joe Poole, 60, Winder
Mr. Joe Poole, age 60, of Winder, Georgia passed away at his residence May 24, 2015. A native of Cartersville, Georgia, he was a son of the late John and Grace Poole. Mr. Poole had ...

Forsyth

Joyce Burks McClendon, 72, Alpharetta
Joyce Burks McClendon, age 72 of Forsyth County (Alpharetta), passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2015. She was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles ...

Gwinnett

Jaynell Eva Wills King, age 84 of Buford, GA died Saturday, May 23, 2015 following a brief illness. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill ...
Anita Womack, 80, Duluth
Mrs. Anita Mann Womack, age 80, of Duluth, GA passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2015. She was preceded in death by her son, Steve Womack. She is survived by her husband of eighte ...

Habersham

Mary Ausburn Eller, 90, Cornelia
Mary Ausburn Eller, age 90, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at a local care facility. Mrs. Eller was born in Banks County on May 11, 1925 to the late ...

Hall

Patricia Bagley, 77, Oakwood
Mrs Patricia L. Bagley, 77 of Oakwood passed away Monday May 25,2015.   Funeral Services will be held Thursday May 28, 2015 at 11am from  the Chapel of Memorial Par ...
James L. "Jim" Broome, 72, Gillsville
Mr. James L. "Jim" Broome, 72, of Gillsville died May 24, 2015. Arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home, Gainesville, Georgia.
Eusebio Acosta Cruz, 64, Gainesville
Eusebio Acosta Cruz, 64, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, May 22, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Cruz was born on August 14 , 1950 in Guanajuato, ...
Collene Simmons Ivey, 85, Clermont
Collene Simmons Ivey, age 85, of Clermont, entered this life on August 18, 1929 and entered eternal life on May 23, 2015.  Collene was born in White County, the family move ...
Rita Jäger, Gainesville
Rita “Kaye” Jäger 67, of Gainesville passed away Friday, May 15, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2 ...
Barbara Sue Peek Miller, 74, Gainesville
                  Barbara Sue Peek Miller, 74, Gainesville passed away on Friday, May 22, 2015 at ...
Virginia R. Pinyan, 90, Gainesville
Mrs. Virginia R. Pinyan, 90, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2015 following a period of declining health.   Born on July 5, 1924 in Greenville, GA., she ...
Robert John Pollock, Jr., 82, Gainesville
 Dr. Robert “Bob” John Pollock, Jr., age 82, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015 surrounded by his loved ones at Lanier Village Estates. ...
Azucena Sesmas-Gonzales, 18, Gainesville
Ms.  Azucena Sesmas-Gonzalez, age 18 passed away Friday, May 22, 2015 . Funeral Services are scheduled for Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 1pm at Saint Michael Catholic Churc ...
Fletcher Hubert Whitmire, 56, Gainesville
Mr. Fletcher Hubert Whitmire, age 56, of Gainesville, GA passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015. He was a lifelong resident of Hall County and retired from Norton Company in Flowery ...
Harry Fannin Wing, 80, Gainesville
Harry Fannin Wing, born in Jacksonville Florida on July 17, 1934, moved to Gainesville in 1946, passed away on Tuesday morning May 19. He was 80 years old.   He was prec ...

Jackson

Virginia Williamson Hoffman, 91, Savannah, formerly of Jackson County
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Williamson Hoffman, 91, resident of Savannah, GA died May 25, 2015. Virginia was born June 23, 1923 in Jackson County, th ...
Kristi Renee Quintana Maxwell, age 43 of Commerce, Georgia entered into rest Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at Peachtree Christian hospice with her husband at her side.  Kristi was b ...
Mamie Lois Morris, 83, Jefferson
Mrs. Mamie Lois Morris, age 83, of Jefferson, GA died Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Morris was the daughter of the late Melvin and Pauline Child ...
Ladys Haley Scogin, 89, Nicholson
Ladys (Granny) Haley Scogin, age 89 of Nicholson, GA, died Saturday May 23rd , 2015.  She was the daughter of the late Luid Criss and Mattie Hart Haley and widow of Ellis Weld ...
Earl Woods, 76, Commerce
Earl Woods age 76 of Commerce, GA passed away on May 20, 2015. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church at 1pm. Mr. Woods will be l ...

Lumpkin

Mr. William “Bill” Hubbard Price of Dahlonega passed away on May 25, 2015 following an extended illness. Bill was a native of Lumpkin County and retired from the US Air ...

Other

Charlotte Louise Hagan, 77, Danielsville
Mrs. Charlotte Louise Hagan, age 77, of Danielsville, GA died Sunday, May 24, 2015 at her residence.  Mrs. Hagan was born in Burnwell, WV to the late Lewis and Mary Fuget Robe ...

Stephens

John Sosebee, 86, Toccoa
Mr. John Winfred Sosebee, age 86 of 129 Rider Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Oscar and Lola Ellard S ...

White

Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Carolyn Jean 'Jeannie"Chiara.   Born March 30th, 1951 in New York, she was a military daughter, ...
Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died...
Former GHS Principal Segars dead at 81
Funeral services are set for Thursday for former Gainesville High School Principal Curtis Segars.
Longtime Gainesville doctor remembered at Monday services
A man who practiced medicine for 37 years in Gainesville passed away on Friday, May 15 and will be remembered Monday, May 18 at a memorial service at First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville.
'King of the Blues' B.B. King dead at 89 at home in Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) — B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursda...
'Graduate' actress Elizabeth Wilson dies at 94
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Elizabeth Wilson, who built a career as a character actress in films such as "The Graduate" and "9 to 5," has died. She was 94.Wilson, who lived in Branford with her sister, di...
Former House Speaker Jim Wright dies at age 92
DALLAS (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright, the longtime Texas Democrat who became the first House speaker in the nation's history to be driven out of office in midterm, has died at age 92.The...
'Stand By Me' singer Ben E. King dead at age 76
NEW YORK (AP) — Ben E. King, the unforgettable lead singer for the Drifters and solo star whose plaintive baritone graced such pop and rhythm 'n blues classics as "Stand by Me," ''There Goes My Baby"...
Percy Sledge, who sang 'When A Man Loves a Woman,' dies
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (AP) — Percy Sledge, who soared from part-time singer and hospital orderly to lasting fame with his aching, forlorn performance on the classic "When a Man Loves a Woman," died Tues...