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Local Obits for Sat. Oct 4th, 2014

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Edna Caldwell, 95, Cumming
Mrs. Edna Caldwell, age 95, of Cumming passed away Saturday, October 4, 2014. She is preceded in death by her husband, J.B. Caldwell. Survivors include her children, Nellie and R ...

Habersham

Carolyn Whitfield Purcell, age 83, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, October 4, 2014.Mrs. Purcell was born on July 1, 1931 in Banks County, GA to the late Hubert and G ...
Hugo Martin, 78, Baldwin
Hugo Martin, age 78, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, October 4, 2014.No memorial services are planned at this time.Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral H ...

Hall

Ann Harris Gignilliat, 93, Gainesville
Ann Harris Gignilliat, 93, devoted and beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away on Oct. 4, 2014. Born on March 5, 1921, to Edward and Josephine Harris i ...
Charles William Brock, 47, Dawsonville
Charles William Brock, 47, of Dawsonville, GA passed away Saturday, October 4, 2014 after many years battling a brain tumor. A loving husband and father, at the time of his passing ...
Deborah Louise Welchel passed on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Home & Crematory are in charge of Services. 201 Morningside Dr., Buford Ga 30518
Phyllis L Hagar, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Phyllis L Hagar, 89 of Gainesville died Thursday October 2, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete at this time.Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, G ...

Jackson

Barbara Farrar Hamilton, 79, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Barbara Farrar Hamilton, age 79, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Saturday, October 4, 2014. Mrs. Hamilton was born in Fort ...

Other

Francene C. Albertino, 70, Melbourne, FL
Francene C. Albertino, 70, of Melbourne, FL (and formerly of Sugar Hill, GA) beloved mother, grandmother and friend went home to be with her friend, Jesus on October 4, 2014. Born ...
Ronald Marvin Elrod, 64, Winterville
Mr. Ronald Marvin Elrod, age 64 of Winterville, GA died Saturday, October 4, 2014 at St. Mary's Hospital. Mr. Elrod was born in Buford to the late, Marvin Odell and Katie Lou ...

Rabun

Born in Rabun County on September 11, 1948, John Grady Nichols was the son of the late John Henry Nichols and Grace Keener Nichols. He had two sisters, Lavalda Smith and the late ...

White

Dorothy Lee Smith, 87, Cleveland
Dorothy Lee Smith, age 87 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, October 04, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Smith was born in Dahlonega Georgia the daughter of the lat ...
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.