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Local Obits for Wed. Feb 27th, 2013

Banks

Lois Michelle McClure, 44, Maysville
Ms. Lois Michelle McClure, age 44, of Maysville, GA died Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Ms. McClure was born in Ft. Worth, TX to Lydia Melissa D ...

Habersham

Betty Jane Ivie Barnette, 80, Demorest
BETTY JANE IVIE BARNETTE, age 80, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2013. Mrs. Barnette was born in Habersham County, Georgia, on June 1, 1932, to the la ...
George (Reynolds) Holcomb, age 83, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on February 27, 2013, at a local area hospital following a three year period of declining health. Mr. Holcomb wa ...

Hall

Aubrey Lynn White 8/30/1959-2/27/2013 A life well lived. There will be a celebration of life held at New Holland Baptist Church at 7 Quarry Street Gainesville GA 30501 on Saturday ...
Clara Buell "Mimi" Pirkle, age 93 of Lula, a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at The Oaks at Limestone following an exten ...
George W. Hale, 84, Gainesville
George W. Hale, age 84 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at Halcyon Hospice House following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled ...

Jackson

Dorothy F. Miller, 82, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Dorothy F. Miller, 82, of Jefferson, Ga., who passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013.Mrs. Miller was born in Rochester, New York, a ...
Elbert Stanley Best, 68, Braselton
Elbert Stanley Best, age 68, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013. Stan was in the milk business for over 30 years, he retired from Quality Food and was a Free M ...
Stan Elbert Best, 68, Braselton
Stan Elbert Best, age 68, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Highway 53, Hoschton, Ga. 30548 ...

Lumpkin

Y.D. Abercrombie, 77, Dahlonega
Mr. Y.D. Abercrombie, age 77, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013.Y.D. was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County where he spent his life as a poultry farmer. ...

Other

Jack C. Williams, 77, Paintsville, Kentucky
Jack C. Williams, of Paintsville, KY, age 77, passed away on February 27, 2013. He is preceded in death by his wife, Melba J. Williams.Survivors include his children, Jackie Willia ...

White

William Chester (Billy) Helton, age 71 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at his residence.Mr. Helton was born January 18, 1942 in Wheeling, WV to the late Jame ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
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