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Local Obits for Sun. May 12th, 2013

Gwinnett

Jacky Johnson, 71, Oxford; Formerly of Buford
Mr. Jacky Johnson, age 71, of Oxford, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elvin and O'Dell Fowler Joh ...

Habersham

Ruby Garner Tench, 66, Clarkesville
Ruby Garner Tench, age 66, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013, at her residence. Mrs. Tench was born on October 11, 1946, in Habersham County, Georgia; d ...

Hall

Edna Walker Moore, 100, Gainesville
Edna Walker Moore 100, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Sunday May 12, 2103. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Little & Davenport Cha ...
Hazel Lipham, 86, Buford
Hazel Lipham age, 86 of Buford, GA died Saturday, May 11, 2013.A Graveside Service will be held Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens. Rev. Danny Ashworth ...
Jeanette Hudson, 76, Flowery Branch
Jeanette Hudson, age 76 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at New Horizons of Limestone Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral se ...
Willard Grady Thomas, 80, Gainesville
Reverend Willard Grady Thomas, age 80 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral s ...

Jackson

Margo Morrison, 62, Nicholson
Mrs. Margo Morrison, age 62, of Nicholson, GA died Sunday, May 12, 2013 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Morrison was born in Mobile, AL to the late Archie Levi Hughes and ...
Marie Ann Bailey, 68, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Marie Ann Bailey, 68, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013. A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Mrs. Bailey was a daugh ...
Raphael D. Barnett, 85, Commerce
Raphael D. Barnett peacefully went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 9, 2013, surrounded by his family. Raphael was born January 25, 1927 in Jackson County., Raphael was a nat ...

White

Dwayne Taylor, 82, Chapin, SC formerly of White Co.
Dwayne O'Neal Taylor, 82, of Chapin, South Carolina, passed away on May 12, 2013 surrounded by his family. Dwayne was born on July 23, 1930 to Robert and Reba Taylor in Commer ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.