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Francesco Scioscia, 88, Winder
Francesco Scioscia, age 88, of Winder passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2013. A Memorial Service will be held 10:00 AM Monday, March 25, 2013 at St. Matthew's Catholic Church, W ...
Henry Jewell Hill, 81, Statham
Mr. Henry Jewell Hill, age 81 of Mulberry Grove Assisted and Retirement Living in Statham, GA died Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Hill was born ...

Forsyth

Evelyn Gazaway Sanders, 91, Cumming
Mrs. Sanders, age 91, was born on January 6, 1922 in North Forsyth County. Her parents were Reverend Charlie and Mrs. Ollie Gazaway. She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church ...
Janie Wood Tavenier Eidell, age 63 and native of Forsyth County passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013. She was a member of Roanoke Baptist Church. Janie was a loving wife, mother, ...
Shirley Jean (Elrod) Reid, born July 22, 1935 in the Settingdown Community of Cumming, GA, passed in peace after an extended illness on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 with her family by ...

Gwinnett

Willis C. Robinson, 94, Buford
Mr. Willis C. Robinson was born July 4, 1918 to the late Major and Paralee Williams Robinson of Buford, Georgia. On March 20, 2013 at the golden age of 94, our beloved Willis Robi ...

Habersham

Jane Whitaker, 78, Cornelia
Mrs. Laura Jane Jenkins Whitaker, age 78 of Cornelia, passed away March 20, 2013, at Habersham Medical Center. Born in Newberry, S.C. on December 11, 1933, she was a daughter of th ...
Mildred Currier Bentley, 96, Cornelia
Miss Mildred Currier Bentley, age 96 of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Habersham Medical Center.Born October 03, 1916 in Franklin, NC, she was the daughter of ...

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Gloria Bennett, 54, Gainesville
Gloria Bennett, 54, of Gainesville passed away Friday March 15, 2013 at her residence following a sudden illness.Born January 20, 1959 in Haverty Grass, Maryland, she had been livi ...
Henry Baker, 94, Gainesville
Henry Baker, age 94 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Sa ...
Marjorie (Dyer) Elrod, 96, Gainesville
Mrs. Marjorie (Dyer) Elrod, age 96, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at her residence. Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 ...
Mr. Paul Michael Haynes, 61, of Lula, GA., passed away March 20, 2012 following a brief illness. Born in Gainesville on October 26, 1951, he was the son of the late Alfred "A ...

Lumpkin

James Thomas Lee, 75, Dahlonega
James Thomas Lee, 75, of Dahlonega, went home to be with the Lord on March 20, 2013. A devoted and loving husband and father, Mr. Lee will be missed by many. Mr. Lee was born on ...

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Rickey Gooch, 50, Cleveland
Rickey Gooch, age 50 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Gooch was born March 13, 1963 in Dahlonega to Geneva Anderson Gooch and the late Ray ...
'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.