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David Adams Binnion, 75, Winder
   Mr. David Adams Binnion, age 75, of Winder, Georgia passed away February 1, 2016 at his residence.  A native of Texas, he was a Son of the late Hank and Irma Adam ...

Forsyth

Thomas Leroy Payne, 72, Cumming
Thomas Leroy Payne, age 72, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Northside Forsyth Hospital.  A resident of Cumming, Ga., he is survived by his wife, Jennifer Payne an ...
John Edward Regensburg, 76, Cumming
John Edward Regensburg, 76, of Cumming, GA died at Northside Hospital Forsyth on February 2, 2016.  Born in Beckley, W VA he was the son of the late John and Lena Regensburg. ...

Gwinnett

Ana Nicoara, 81, Dacula
Ana Nicoara, age 81 of Dacula, GA died Thursday, February 4, 2016. Funeral service will be held Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Interment wi ...

Habersham

Dereta Garrett Page, 57, Mt. Airy
Dereta Garrett Page, age 57, of Mt. Airy, GA Went to be with The Lord Friday, January 29, 2016 following an extended illness. Mrs. Page was born on February 11, 1958 in Franklin ...
Brian Umberhandt, 41, Alto
Memorial services for Brian Umberhandt, age 41 of Alto will be held at 3:00 PM, Saturday, February 6, 2016 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Pastor Debbie Roach officiating. ...
Leon Walters, 74, Mt. Airy
Mr. Leon Walters, age 74, of Antioch Church Road, Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.    A ...

Hall

David Lee Ivey, 73, Gainesville
    Mr. David Lee Ivey, age 73 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Braselton, following a brief illness. ...
Terry W. Kuehn, 72, Gainesville
 Mr. Terry W. Kuehn, age 72 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.       &n ...
Melvin Auten, 77, Murrayville
Melvin Lee Auten, age 87 of Murrayville, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016.  Mr. Auten was born on June 25, 1928 in North Carolina to the late Johnny and Verdie Johnson A ...
Dorothy Young Cochran, 93, Gainesville
Dorothy Young Cochran age 93 of Gainesville, Ga. Died Wednesday February 3, 2016 at the N.E. Ga. Med. Center. Memorial Service will be held at 2 pm Saturday February 6, 2016 at the ...
Juanita Sumner Davis, 93, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Juanita Sumner Davis, age 93, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, February 1, 2016 at Landmark Hospital in Athens, surrounded by family.   Funeral Services will b ...
Patricia Ann Dinda, 71, Gainesville
Mrs. Patricia Ann Dinda, age 71, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A Celebration of Life will be held by the fa ...
Troyce Johnson Jr, Gainesville
Troyce Johnson Jr. of Gainesville, GA passed away on January 28, 2016. Troyce enjoyed fishing with his grandchildren and camping. He was known as always being a jokester and to ...
Thelma Elrod Little, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Thelma Elrod Little, 89 of Gainesville died Wednesday February 3, 2016 at her residence.   A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Little was the daughter of the l ...
William Lovely, 83, Gainesville
               William Lovely, age 83 of Gainesville, passed away Friday, January 29, 2016 at his residence. ...
Addis C. Purcell, 95, Gainesville
Mrs. Addis C. Purcell, 95 of Gainesville died Friday February 5, 2016 at a private nursing home following an extended illness. Born in Jackson County, February 2, 1921, Mrs. Pur ...
Evelyn Frye Shi, 92, Gainesville
Evelyn Frye Shi, 92, of Gainesville, Georgia, died February 4, 2016, peacefully in her sleep at her home in Lanier Village Estates, outside of Gainesville.  She was born Ja ...
Ruby Patterson Walter, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Ruby Patterson Walter age 86 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday February 02, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.       &nb ...

Jackson

Madia Gwendolyn Hood, 82, Hoschton
Madia Gwendolyn Hood, age 82, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016.  Mrs. Hood was a lady of many talents.  Being a talented seamstress, she made  qui ...
Perry Lynn Burgess, 56, Jefferson
Perry Lynn Burgess, age 56, of Jefferson passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016.  Memorial services will be held 7:00 pm Monday, February 8, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. ...
Rudolph Gaines, 65, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Rudolph Gaines, age 65, of Nicholson, who passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2016. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time ...
Paul Thomas Lord, 83, Commerce
            Mr. Paul Thomas Lord, age 83, of Commerce died Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mr ...

Lumpkin

Kim Douglas Allison, age 58, a longtime resident of Lumpkin County passed away February 5, 2016.   Kim was an Army veteran.  He was a family man and really loved hi ...
Ronnie Lee Mincey, 66, Dahlonega
Ronnie Lee Mincey, age 66, a lifelong resident of Dahlonega, GA passed away on February 5, 2016 at his residence.   Ronnie is preceded in death by his parents Kermit and ...
Carlton Seitz, 95, Dahlonega
Carlton Seitz age 95 of Dahlonega, GA passed away on February 5, 2015 surrounded by his granddaughters. He was known as PawPaw to those who loved him most and was the most soft spo ...

Other

Suman Khanna, 69, Atlanta
Ms. Suman Khanna age 69 of Atlanta passed away on February 5, 2016. A service will take place at the funeral home on Saturday February 6, 2015 at 11am.   Co ...

Stephens

Mrs. Barbara Lee Campbell Burnette age 87 of 258 Letourneau Drive passed away Friday February 5, 2016 at Willow Gardens of Toccoa.   A daughter of the late Steve and El ...
Mrs. Tommie Agnes LeCroy McCollum, age 72, of Collins Road, Toccoa, Georgia, passed away on Friday, February 5, 2016 at the Northridge Health and Rehab Center in Commerce, Ga.  ...

Union

Betty Ruth Popham Brown, 72, Blairsville
Mrs. Betty Ruth Popham Brown, age 72 of Blairsville, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Erlanger Health System following a sudden illness.     &nbs ...

White

Ruby Merle Buckholts, 85, Cleveland
Ruby Merle Buckholts, age 85 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, February 5, 2016.  Mrs. Buckholts was born October 18, 1930 in Sparks, GA to the late Roy and Essie Barton Ro ...
Keith Elrod, Sr, 60, Cleveland
Keith Elrod, Sr., age 60, of Cleveland, GA, went to be with The Lord on Thursday, February 4, 2016, following an extended illness. Mr. Elrod was born in Demorest, GA on May 28, ...
Rodney Denton Fitzgerald, 82, Cleveland
Rodney Denton Fitzgerald, age 82 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, February 5, 2016. Mr. Fitzgerald was born December 15, 1933 in Waverly, FL to the late George Ralph Fitzgerald ...
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,