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Local Obits for Fri. Jan 3rd, 2014

Dawson

Thomas Wilton Butler, Jr., 85, Dawsonville
Thomas Wilton Butler, Jr., age 85, of Dawsonville, passed away on Friday, January 3, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, ...

Forsyth

Earl Gilstrap, 89, Cumming
Earl Gilstrap, 89, of Cumming, Georgia, went to be with his Lord and Savior at Embracing Arms Hospice on January 3, 2014 surrounded by his family and friends. Earl is survived by ...

Gwinnett

James DeForrest Payne Sr, 85, Sugar Hill
James DeForrest Payne Sr., 85, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, January 03, 2014. He was preceded in death by his Daughter Sheryl Lynn Payne; parents Eunice and Cliff Payn ...
Jennifer Carol Krause, 41, Suwanee
Jennifer Carol Krause, 41, of Suwanee, GA passed away on January 3, 2014. She is survived by children, Seth Johnson, Norcross, GA; Reece Rada, Flowery Branch, GA; Macey Sipmann, ...

Habersham

Gary Howe, 58, Demorest
Gary Howe, 58, of Demorest, GA, passed Friday January 3, 2014, at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX, after battling Melanoma. Gary was born November 25, 1955, in Atlanta, GA ...

Hall

Danny Caudill, 65, Flowery Branch
Danny Caudill, age 65, of Flowery Branch, GA died Friday, January 3, 2014 after an extended illness.Danny has been cremated and a Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, January 7, ...
Hazel Marie Saft, 104, Flowery Branch
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Chestnut Mountain Presbyterian Church for Mrs. Hazel Wiltse Saft age 104 of Flowery Branch. The Rev. Joh ...
James (Claude) House, 76, Gainesville
James "Claude" House passed away January 3, 2014 at Hill Haven Nursing Home after a valiant fight with cancer. Mr. House was born January 22, 1936 to George and Sally Fae ...

Lumpkin

Judy Charlene Anderson Lance, age 64, of Dahlonega, GA, died Friday, January 3, 2014, at Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA following an extended illness.Charlene was a n ...
Kathleen Godwin Register, 88, Dahlonega, formerly of Hahira
Mrs. Kathleen Godwin Register, age 88, of Dahlonega, GA and formerly of Hahira, GA died Friday, January 3, 2014, at Friendship Health and Rehab in Cleveland, GA following a period ...

Other

Phyllis Lawrence, 50, Fuquay-Varina, NC
Phyllis Lawrence, age 50, of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina passed away on Friday, January 3, 2014. Mrs. Lawrence was born on June 9, 1963, in Atlanta Georgia. She was of the Baptis ...

White

Lois Eugenia Turner Fisher, age 97 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, January 03, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Mrs. Fisher was born March 4, 1916 in Oglethorpe County to ...
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.