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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 10th, 2012

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Lois Evans, 64, Dawsonville
Lois Evans, 64, of Dawsonville passed away Friday August 10, 2012 at her residence following a period of declining health.Born June 24, 1948 to the late Charles Junior and Mary Emm ...

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Ken M. Russell, 77, Flowery Branch
Mr. Ken M. Russell, age 77, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, August 10, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, following a sudden illness.Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m ...
William Dannelley Oaks, 73, Oakwood
Funeral services for William Dannelley "Dan" Oaks, age 73, of Oakwood will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, August 13, 2012 from the Shirley Grove Baptist Church. Rev. Kirby ...

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Ray Leonard (Roy) Sims, 81, Cleveland formerly of Helen
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of:Ray Leonard (Roy) Sims died, after an extended battle with Alzheimer's, surrounded by his family on Friday, August 1 ...
'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died
Singer Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76.
Funeral service set for Gainesville advocate for the disabled
A longtime advocate for the disabled, Justin Pressley of Gainesville, will be buried Monday.
Billy Starr Hardman, Gainesville's oldest physician, dies at age 98
Dr. Billy Starr Hardman, M.D., a well-known physician who was instrumental in building the medical community in Gainesville, has died at the age of 98.
Ex-WWE star Brian Christopher Lawler dead at age 46
Authorities say former World Wrestling Entertainment star Brian Christopher Lawler has died after attempting suicide in his jail cell
Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Nancy Sinatra Sr., childhood sweetheart and first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Former Congressman from Georgia Pat Swindall has died
Former Georgia congressman Pat Swindall, a GOP trailblazer derailed by perjury, dies at 67
Actor Tab Hunter, star of 'Damn Yankees!' movie, dies age 86
Actor Tab Hunter, whose blond good looks made him the heartthrob of millions of teenagers in the 1950s with such films as "Battle Cry" and "Damn Yankees," has died at age 86
Update: Ray Burch: Local, state poultry leader dies
A memorial service will be held Tuesday. July 10th for Ray Burch, a Gainesville man well-known in local and state poultry circles.