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Local Obits for Sat. May 30th, 2015

Banks

James Morris Free, 75, Homer
James Morris Free, age 75, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at The Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Free was born on February 8, 1940 in Homer, G ...

Barrow

Sandra Ann Bentley, 71, Winder
Sandra Ann Bentley, age 71, of Winder passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-096 ...
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 ...

Forsyth

Jeffery Craig Bell, 38, Cumming
     Jeffery Craig Bell, 38, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2015. He was born on June 16, 1976, in Wiesbaden, Germany. His survivors inclu ...
Mary Rebecca Royal Jacobs, 92, of Cumming, GA died on May 27, 2015.  Born in Walton County, GA on September 25, 1922, she was the daughter of the late John and Adabel Jones Ro ...
  Betty Gilleland Jennings, 75, Cumming, GA passed away on Thursday, May 28, 2015. Betty was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved gardening and volunteering ...
Vera Elaine Overton Johnson, 86, of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday, May 29, 2015. She was born on March 11, 1929 in Nashville, TN. She was the daughter of Sidney Wayne Overton a ...
Larry Trout, 68, Cumming
Larry Trout, age 66, of Cumming, passed away on May 28, 2015.  He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather.  Larry loved spending time with his family, especially h ...

Gwinnett

Jesse Sim Davis, 75, Dacula
Mr. Jesse Sim Davis, age 75 of 920 Charles Hall Drive, Dacula, Georgia passed away Friday, May 22, 2015 at Gwinnett Medical Center.   A son of the late Anderson H. and M ...
Billie Dove Hill, 79, Auburn
Billie Dove Hill, age 79, of Auburn passed away Thursday, May 28, 2015.  Mrs. Hill was a faithful follower of Christ. Her hobbies included sewing, arts and crafts. Mrs. Hill w ...

Habersham

Barbara Anne McElhannon McCoy, age 79, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Mrs. McCoy was born on July 12, 1935 in Athens, Georgia to the late John Hen ...
Henry K. Crumley, 96, Cornelia
Henry K. Crumley, age 96, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Mr. Crumley was born on April 26, 1919 in Banks County, Georgia to the late Charles M. and ...
Frances Land DeWitt, 94, Cornelia
Frances Land DeWitt, age 94, of Cornelia, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2015 at her son’s residence. Born on September 16, 1920, in Columbus, Georgia, she was a daughter o ...
Jerry Glenn Fair, 56, Cornelia
Jerry Glenn Fair, age 56 of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2015.  Mr. Fair was born on October 2, 1958, in Gainesville, GA, to the late Roy and Maudie Mae Dyer Fa ...

Hall

Violet M. Jones, 83, Gainesville
Graveside Services will be held 4:00pm Friday May 29, 2015 at  Hillside Memorial Gardens for Violet M. Jones, 83, of Gainesville. Randy Ragan will officiate. The F ...
Jamie Louise Perry, 75, Clermont
Jamie Louise Perry age 75 of Clermont passed away May 24, 2015 at her residence after an extended illness. Ms. Perry was preceded in death by her parents, Homer and Lois Crawford P ...
James L. "Jim" Broome, 72, Gillsville
Funeral services will be held Friday May 29, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. in Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for James “Jim” Lawrence Broome, 72, of Gillsville. Rev. Jeff Gailey an ...
Hermila Cardenas-Chavez, 49, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Hermila Cardenas-Chavez, age 49, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Funeral Mass will be 11:00 a.m., Friday ...
Vanessa Dell Dyer, 55, Gainesville
Vanessa Dell Dyer, age 55 of Gainesville, went to be with the Lord from a long term illness.  Ms. Dyer was born August 22, 1959 in Hamilton, WV to John Leonard Dyer and the ...
Rev. Ernest Fuller, 98, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for Friday May 29, 2015 at 11 a.m. at NewBridge Baptist Church for Rev. Ernest Fuller, 98, of Cleveland Highway, Gainesville Georgia passed away peac ...
Lorene Franklin McCall, 62, Gainesville
Lorene Franklin McCall, age 62, of Gainesville, GA and formerly of Clayton, GA passed away on Friday, May 29, 2015 at New Horizon Lanier Park Nursing Home after an extended illness ...
Hoyt Mintz, 75, Gainesville
     Mr. Hoyt Mintz age 75 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday May 26, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.         ...
Gladyce Marcelle Parcell, 94, Gainesville
Gladyce Marcelle Parcell, 94, currently of Gainesville, GA, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, died on 26 May 2015, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center after three bouts of pneu ...

Jackson

Ronnie Terrell Smith, 66, Commerce
Mr. Ronnie Terrell Smith, age 66, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, May 27, 2015.  Mr. Smith was born in Commerce to the late Rogers and Faith Dixon Smith.  He was a member ...

Other

Timothy Dale Maloch, 46, Winterville
Timothy Dale Maloch, age 46, of Winterville passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2015.  Mr. Maloch was a NASCAR fan, enjoyed music; the guitar being his favorite instrument.  H ...
                Robert Lemuel O’Camb Sr., 79, of Royston passed away on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at ...

Stephens

Terresa Jo Tatum Purcell, 51, Eastanollee
Mrs. Terresa Jo Tatum Purcell age 51 of 1054 Gooseneck Road, Eastanollee passed away Thursday May, 28, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A daughter of the lat ...

White

Marie Louise Berliner, 79, Sautee
Marie Louise Berliner, age 79 of Sautee, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Berliner was born on September 4, 1935, in Tampa, FL to th ...
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...