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Stephen Paul Ford, 28, Winder
Stephen Paul Ford, age 28 of Winder passed away Friday, September 13, 2013. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor ...

Forsyth

William Clarence Cooper, Sr., 63, of Cumming, GA died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving wife and family on Friday, September 13, 2013. He was born on September 25, 1949 i ...

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Barry Allen "Bear" Williams, age 57, of Alto, passed away Friday, September 13, 2013 at Atlanta Medical Center following an extended illness.Mr. Williams was born January ...
John C. Tatum, 91, Batesville
Funeral services for John C. Tatum, age 91, of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville, will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, September 16, 2013 from the Providence Baptist Church. Dr. ...
Louise Blaine Bonner, 92, Clarkesville
Louise Blaine Bonner, age 92, of Clarkesville died September 8, 2013 at her residence.Born on March 16, 1921 in Berkley, California Mrs. Bonner was the daughter of the late Clarenc ...

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Mr. William Elonzo "Billy" Hood, Jr., age 77, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on September 13, 2013 following an extended illness. A celebration of his life is planne ...
Winston J. Haygood, 68, Gainesville
Mr. Winston J. Haygood, Sr., age 68, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, September 13, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil and Doris Haygood, Decatur, GA. H ...

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George 'Ronnie' Wilkes, 64, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for George "Ronnie" Wilkes age 64 of Commerce who passed away Friday September 13th, 2013. Mr. Wilkes was born in Jackson County to t ...
Peggy Jo Young, 77, Cumming
Peggy Jo Young, age 77, of Cumming, passed away Friday, September 13, 2013. She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. Peggy was born in Monticello, GA to Arthur D. and Bessie R ...

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Cheyenne Gabrielle Heard, age 17, of Canton, passed away Friday, September 13, 2013. Cheyenne was a senior at Creekview High School. Her senior project was called Tying up Cancer ...

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Sarah Jean Farmer, 68, Suches
Sarah Jean Farmer, age 68 of Suches, GA, passed away Friday, September 13, 2013. Born on March 11, 1945, in Habersham County, she was a daughter of Maude Thompson Broome of Demores ...

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Wilborn Marion Nix, 86, Cleveland
Wilborn Marion Nix, age 86 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, September 13, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Nix was born November 22, 1926 in Cleveland to the late Mar ...
'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.