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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 9th, 2013

Dawson

Katie E. Garrett, 93, Dawsonville
Katie E. Garrett, 93, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday January 9, 2013 at Chestnut Ridge Nursing Center following a period of declining health.Born April 29, 1919 to the late G ...

Forsyth

Jerry Lee Johnson, 70, Cumming
Jerry Lee Johnson, age 70 of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2013. He was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. He was involved with the Boy Scouts, loved trail ...
Pauline Elizabeth Lucinda Sosebee, age 93 of Cumming, passed away, Wednesday, January 9, 2013. Pauline enjoyed reading. Her favorite times were with family and sharing family stori ...

Gwinnett

Ann Buice Sudderth, 92, Buford
Mrs. Ann Buice Sudderth, age 92, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard S. and Venie Hosch Buice; sisters, Marie ...

Habersham

Beverly Elaine Evans Williams, age 72, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2013, following a sudden illness.Mrs. Williams was born on November 24, 1940, in A ...
Daryl Leland Hoh, 74, Demorest
Mr. Daryl Leland Hoh, age 74 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 09, 2013 at the Habersham Medical Center.Born in Appleton, Wisconsin on August ...

Hall

Brenda Lee McClure, 38, Flowery Branch
Ms. Brenda Lee McClure, age 38, of Flowery Branch passed away, Wednesday, January 9, 2013. A Private Family Memorial will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 14, 2013 at the Chapel of Me ...
Curtis Lee Stephens, 51, Gainesville
Mr. Curtis Lee Stephens, 51 of Gainesville died Wednesday January 9, 2013 at New Horizons Lanier Park. There will be no services in Gainesville. Mr. Stephens was will be sent ba ...
William Jerry Martin, 52, Murrayville
William Jerry Martin, age 52, of Murrayville, GA, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2013. William was born and raised in Andrews, NC to the late Boyd and Edna Brooks Martin, and ha ...

Jackson

Jewell Melvin Murphy, 91, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Jewell Melvin Murphy, 91, of Pendergrass, Ga. who passed away Wednesday January 9, 2013. Mr. Murphy was born in Jackson County, GA, a ...
Kerry Maurice Williams, 55, Commerce
Mr. Kerry Maurice Williams, age 55, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, January 09, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Williams was born in Commerce to Marie David Williams of Commerce and th ...

Lumpkin

Rocky Lowe, 57, Dahlonega
Rocky Lowe, age 57, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2013 following a sudden illness.Rocky was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County, and a retired self-employed ...

Other

Ivie Funeral Home, Madison County Chapel in Danielsville, announces services for Rachel Pauline "Polly" Porterfield, 81, of Colbert who went to be with the Lord late Tues ...
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.