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Martin James Kane, 90, Braselton
Martin James Kane, age 90, of Braselton passed away Thursday, September 12, 2013. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, ...

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Micah Chol Wright, inf, Cumming
Micah Chol Wright, infant son of Amy Pierce and Ronald Wright died on September 12, 2013 at Northside Hospital Atlanta.In addition to his parents, Micah is survived by his brother, ...

Habersham

Josephine A. 'Jo' Ragano, 86, Clarkesville
Josephine A. "Jo" Ragano, age 86, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2013, at a local area hospital following a sudden illness. Ms. Ragano w ...

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Annie Laura Peck, 84, Gainesville
Annie Laura Peck, age 84 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, Septe ...
Carolyn Cain Hawkins Crane, 91, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Carolyn Cain Hawkins Crane, age 91, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Thursday, September 12, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Samuel Monroe Hawkins and Charl ...
Gerald Matthews, 68, Flowery Branch
Gerald Matthews, age 68 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are schedu ...
Joyce Ann Brownlee age 61 passed away on September 12, 2013. Funeral Services will be held at First Baptist Church on Monday at 1pm. Professional services have been entrusted to Wi ...
Joyce Evelyn Kay, 79, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Joyce Evelyn Kay, age 79, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, September 12, 2013, following an extended illness. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, September 16, ...

Jackson

Linda Lou Hampton Magnes, 73, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Linda Lou Hampton Magnes, 73, of Jefferson, Ga. who passed away Thursday, September 12, 2013.Mrs. Magnes was born in Morganton, Georg ...
J.H. 'Pete' Doster, 82, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. J.H. "Pete" Doster, Jr., 82, Jefferson, Ga. who passed away Thursday, September 12, 2013.Mr. Doster was born in Hall County, ...
Mary Rozilia Waddell, 79, Commerce
Mrs. Mary Rozilia Waddell age 79 of Commerce died Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Hill Haven Nursing Home. Mrs. Waddell was born in Toccoa to the late, Toombs and Sara Rudeseal R ...

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Jaquetta Fincannon, 66, Carnesville
Jaquetta Fincannon, age 66, of Carnesville, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2013, following an extended illness. Mrs. Fincannon was born on August 1, 1947, in Plant ...

Rabun

Carl Jackson Kilby Jr., 67, of Clayton, GA passed away Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Mountain Trace Nursing Center in Sylva, NC.He was born in Rabun County and was the son of the ...

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E. Lewis King, 85, Sautee
Edward Lewis King Jr., husband, father and Renaissance man, died on Thursday, September 12, 2013. His wife, Joan Olcott King and daughters Susan and Virginia ( Virginia's husb ...
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69