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Local Obits for Fri. Sep 20th, 2013

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Michael Lewis Tonya, 87, Cumming
Michael Lewis Tonya, from Cumming, Georgia, died on September 20, 2013 in Cumming, Georgia of lengthy illnesses. He was born September 2, 1926 in Bessemer, PA to Andrew Tonya and J ...

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Mrs. Patricia Washington Davis, age 63, of Buford, GA passed away on September 20, 2013.She is survived by her husband of thirty years, Sim Davis, Buford, GA; daughter Nekita Washi ...

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Peggy Jean Hayes, 54, Gainesville
Peggy Jean Hayes, age 54, of Gainesville, GA passed away September 20, 2013. The visitation is Friday, at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 705 Summit St. from 7:00 o'clock p. ...

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James 'J.R.' Thompson, 31, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James "J.R." Thompson, 31,of Commerce, Ga. who passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2013. Mr. Thompson was preceded in death ...

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Ann Mae Vollrath, 75, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Ann Mae Vollrath, age 75 of Cleveland. Ms. Vollrath passed on September 20, 2013. A celebration of life for Ms. Vollrath ...
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.