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Local Obits for Sun. Nov 18th, 2012

Banks

Charles Vernon Peacock, 78, Maysville
Charles Vernon Peacock 78 of Maysville died Sunday Nov. 18, 2012 at his residence. He was the son of the late Charlie Edward and Lucy Patterson Peacock and the widower of Carolyn ...

Dawson

William A. Porter, 89, Dawsonville
William A. Porter, 89, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday November 18, 2012 at Embracing Hospice following a period of declining health.Born January 23, 1923 in Buford, Georgia to t ...

Forsyth

Betty Jean Craft Howell was born June 29, 1933, in Lyons, GA to George Foster and Bertha Elizabeth Craft. She passed away Sunday, November 18th, 2012.Betty is survived by her husba ...

Habersham

Mrs. Carzell McDonald Thompson VanHook, age 88 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness. Born in Murphy, North C ...
Mr. Clarence Hubert "C.H." Bowen, age 87, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended il ...
Frank N. Dixon, 81, Clarkesville
Frank N. Dixon, age 81 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, November 18, 2012, at his residence. Born in Habersham County on April 12, 1931, he was the son of the late Sherman and ...

Hall

Carl Boyd Conner, 90, Murrayville
Mr. Carl Boyd Conner, 90 of Murrayville died Sunday November 18, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness. A lifetime resident of Hall County, he was the son of the lat ...
James David Harrison, 59, Gainesville
James David Harrison, age 59 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, November 18, 2012 at his residence following a brief illness.Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 21, ...

Jackson

James Edward McColskey, 76, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Edward McColskey, age 76, of Jefferson, who passed away on November 18, 2012. Mr. McColskey was born in Whitesville, NC a son to ...
Leslie Starks McGuire, 73, Commerce
Leslie Starks McGuire 73 of Commerce, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2012. Funeral will be held on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Ha ...
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.