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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 ...
'WKRP' creator Hugh Wilson dies; was married to Gainesville native
Hugh Wilson, who created the CBS sitcom "WKRP in Cincinnati" in 1978, has died.
Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications
Dan Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86. Gurney began racing in 1955 and won in nearly every racing series he attempted.
Keith Jackson, sportscaster with 'Whoa, Nelly! call, dies
Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89
Former Clermont City Council member 'Ma' Rogers has died
Mary Ellen "Ma" Rogers, the oldest Clermont City Council member until she was defeated in a re-election bid four years ago, has died.
NHRA Drag Racing legend Bob Glidden passes away
Bob Glidden, one of the most dominant forces in the history of NHRA Drag Racing, died on Sunday, December 17.
Former Atlanta Falcons great Tommy Nobis dies at 74
Tommy Nobis, the first player ever drafted by Atlanta in 1966 and a hard-hitting linebacker who went on to spent his entire 11-year career with the Falcons, has died after an extended illness at age 74
Jim Nabors, Gomer Pyle on 'Andy Griffith Show,' dies at 87
Jim Nabors, who played Gomer Pyle on TV's "The Andy Griffith Show," has died at 87
Big-haired ‘White Knight of Soul’ Wayne Cochran dies at 78
​Wayne Cochran, the “blue-eyed soul” singer known for his towering pompadour, has died of cancer at his Florida home, according to his son Christopher Cochran. He was 78.