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Local Obits for Tue. Mar 19th, 2013

Banks

Elizabeth Inez Gailey, age 70 of Homer, Georgia went home to be with our Lord on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, after a courageous fight with cancer. Elizabeth was born in Banks County o ...
Rev. Robert (Bob) Allan Hill, Sr., age 85, of Homer, GA died Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Hill was born in Atlanta, GA to the late Fred Gordon and Mae Henderson ...

Dawson

Jody Neal Busiere, 44, Dawsonville, formerly Bradenton, FL
Jody Neal Busiere, 44, died suddenly on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, from complications from Type 1 Diabetes.Jody moved to Dawsonville, GA from Bradenton, FL in 2005 with his parents, ...

Forsyth

Dorothy "Billie" Hazel Murphy, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on March 19, 2013. Billie is preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Lee Murphy.Survivors ...
Lt. Col (Ret) Kenneth Lee Coykendall, 89, of Cumming, GA died on March 19, 2013. Born in Detroit, MI he was the son of the late Lee and Lettie Coykendall. His brother, Lorne Coyk ...

Gwinnett

Minnie Buice Staton, 94, Suwanee
Mrs. Minnie Buice Staton, age 94, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-seven years, Adrin Staton; parents, Sidne ...
Vincent Felix Rodriguez, age 45 of Lilburn, GA died Tuesday, March 19, 2013 following a brief illness. Mr. Rodriguez has been cremated and no services are planned at this time. Vin ...

Hall

Frances Hendrix, 85, Gainesville
Frances Flourene Hendrix, 85, of Gainesville, Ga., passed away March 19, 2013. Mrs. Frances Flourene Hendrix was born on February 8, 1928 in Dahlonega, Georgia, Ga. and was raised ...
Gary Stringer, 61, Flowery Branch
Home Going Services for Mr. Gary Richard Stringer, 61, of Flowery Branch, Georgia, will be held Saturday, March 23, 2013, 1:00 pm at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 4000 Thurmond Tanne ...

Jackson

Rosemarie Ann Reilly, 73, Jefferson
Rosemarie Ann Reilly, age 73, of Jefferson passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013. Funeral Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.la ...

Lumpkin

Carol Hawkins Carvalho, 76, Dahlonega
After an eleven month courageous and dignified struggle with an evil brain tumor Carol Lynne Hawkins Carvalho peacefully left the surly bonds of earth on March 19, 2013 at 11:05 pm ...

Other

Luna Mae Roper, 89, Alpharetta
Luna Mae Roper, age 89 of Alpharetta, passed away on March 19, 2013. She was a member of Longstreet Baptist Church. Luna Mae is preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Egbert Roper ...

White

Mr. Charles (Chuck) Herbert Smith age 65 of Cleveland passed away Tuesday March 19, 2013 at his residence.Mr. Smith was born in Fitzgerald, GA the son of Mozelle Baston Smith and t ...
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.