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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 26th, 2012

Barrow

Bernice Elizabeth Price, age 78, of Winder passed away Friday, October 26, 2012. Many, many thanks to Winder Health Care Facility for all of their care, love and support during Mrs ...

Dawson

Lewis A. Davenport, 84, Dawsonville
Lewis A. Davenport, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Friday October 26, 2012 at Gold City Nursing Center following a period of declining health.Born June 24, 1928 in Fannin County to ...

Forsyth

Milton Louis Smith, Jr, 69, Cumming
Milton Louis Smith, Jr., age 69 of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, October 26, 2012. Milton loved spending time with his family, enjoyed his sports and riding his motorcycle. He i ...
Sandra Reiley Pritchett was received into the arms of her Savior on October 26, 2012. Sandra was born at Emory University Hospital on September 2, 1943 and raised in Decatur and Av ...

Gwinnett

Dante L. Davis, 42, Sugar Hill
Mr. Dante L. Davis, age 42, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, October 26, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father, Laverne Davis; stepfather, Junior A. Davis; and broth ...
Ed Blythe, 61, Suwanee
Ed Blythe, age 61 of Suwanee, GA, passed away Friday, October 26, 2012. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Katherine Blythe and his son, Steven Blythe. Survivors includ ...
Peter Donald Dempsey, 78, Sugar Hill
Peter Donald Dempsey, 78, of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 26, 2012. Born in Boston, MA, February 5, 1934, Peter enjoyed politics and old westerns. He i ...

Habersham

Lamar Thompson, 85, Clarkesville
Lamar Thompson, age 85 of Clarkesville, passed away Friday, October 26, 2012. He was a Veteran of the United States Army. Graveside services will be held Sunday, October 28th at 2: ...

Hall

Elizabeth A. Romberg, 99, Gainesville
Elizabeth A. Romberg, 99, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, October 26, 2012. Complete arrangements will be announced later. Those wishing to make online condolences may do so ...
Marian Elizabeth Ashford Romberg passed away on Friday, October 26, 2012 at NE Georgia Medical Center after a brief illness at age 99. She was a native Gainesvillian, born March 16 ...
Nell Claire Harris, 91, Gainesville
Mrs. Nell Claire (Williams) Harris, age 91, of Gainesville , Georgia passed away Friday, October, 26, 2012 at her residence. Services are scheduled for 11:00 am on Monday October 2 ...

Jackson

Woodrow Wilson, 96, Commerce
Mr. Woodrow Wilson, age 96, of Commerce, GA died Friday, October 26, 2012 at his residence. Mr. Wilson was born December 20, 1915 in Nicholson, GA to the late William Preston Wil ...

Lumpkin

Carolyn Fields, 67, Dahlonega
Mrs. Carolyn Fields, age 67, of Dahlonega, GA, died Friday, Oct. 26. 2012, at Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA.Carolyn was born May 27, 1945 in Gainesville, GA and had ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.