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Lois Ricker Suttles, 90, Winder
Lois Ricker Suttles, age 90, of Winder passed away Friday, October 24, 2014. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at Harmony Grove United Methodist Churc ...

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Barry Andrew Harness, 58, Dawsonville
Barry Andrew Harness, age 58, of Dawsonville, GA entered into rest after a valiant 14 year battle with cancer on October 24, 2014. A loving, husband, father, & grandfather, he ...

Forsyth

Lou Ella Popham, 90, Cumming
Lou Ella Popham, age 90 of Cumming, passed away Friday, October 24, 2014. Mrs. Popham was a member of Dave's Creek Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Elb ...

Gwinnett

William Royce Brogdon, 85, Carnesville, formerly of Buford
William Royce Brogdon, age 85, of Carnesville, GA, formerly of Buford, GA, passed away on Friday, October 24, 2014 at Emory Midtown Hospital Hospice. He was preceded in death by h ...

Habersham

Doris H. Overton, 82, Demorest
Doris H. Overton, age 82, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, October 24, 2014 following a sudden illness.Mrs. Overton was born on January 12, 1932 to the late William C ...
Mr. Steve William Blackburn, 54, of 118 Heritage Garden Drive, Baldwin, passed away Friday, October, 24, 2014, at Scenic Overlook Road in Tallulah Falls. A son of the late George W ...

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Barbara Montgomery Thornhill, 79, Flowery Branch
Barbara Montgomery Thornhill, age 79, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Friday, October 24, 2014.She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-eight years, Rev. Harold G. Th ...
Calvin Wayne Williams, 67, Gainesville
Calvin Wayne Williams, 67, of Gainesville died October 24, 2014. Calvin grew up in Millen, GA where he attended Jenkins County High School. Most recently, Calvin lived in Athens an ...
Stella Louise Burnette, 65, Gainesville
Memorial services will be held Monday October 27, 2014 at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Ward's Funeral Home for Stella Louise Burnette, 65, of Gainesville. Rev. Ernie Bryson will of ...

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Freda Ann Gable, 57, Comer
Ms. Freda Ann Gable, age 57, of Comer, GA died Friday, October 24, 2014 at Northridge Medical Center. Ms. Gable was born in Royston and was a homemaker. She is survived by her br ...
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
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.