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Patricia Turner, 71, Winder
Memorial Services will be held 7:00 pm Monday December 23 , 2013 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Patricia Turner, 71 , of Winder , GA . Dr. David Meacham and Chuck McGee will offi ...

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John Wayne Barnes, 71, Cumming
John Wayne Barnes, age 71, of Cumming, passed away Friday, December 20, 2013. John was born June 15, 1942 in Raleigh, NC and served as a Corporal in the U.S. Army with the Militar ...
Okey Blaine Taylor, 91, Cumming
Okey Blaine Taylor, age 91, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, December 20, 2013Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.Condolences may be ...

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Janet Wallace, Gainesville
Miss Janet Wallace of Gainesville, Ga. passed away Friday, December 20, 2013. Born in Hall County on May 24, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Hansel H. and Kathryn Holland Wa ...

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Dr. Roger Drake Jenkins, 77, Jefferson
Dr. Roger Drake Jenkins of Jefferson, GA reclaimed his citizenship in Heaven on December 20, 2013. Roger was born April 27, 1936 in St. Paris, Ohio and was a graduate of Graham Loc ...

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Robert L. Bryant, 91, Dahlonega
Robert L. Bryant, age 91, of Dahlonega, GA, died Friday, December 20, 2013 at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega, GA.Mr. Bryant was born September 30, 1922 in Wellsboro, PA ...

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Russell Keith Groce, 50, Toccoa
Mr. Russell Keith Groce, age 50 of 33 Edwards Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, December 20, 2013 at the Stephens County Hospital.A son of Earl Groce and Evelyn, he was b ...
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69