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Local Obits for Fri. Nov 14th, 2014

Habersham

Marie Hunter Purcell, 75, Cornelia
Marie Hunter Purcell, age 75, of Cornelia, passed away Friday, November 14, 2014 at her residence.Born on August 20, 1939, in Habersham County, she was a daughter of the late Henry ...
Vickie Lynn Brewster Black, age 60, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Friday, November 14, 2014.Ms. Black was born on August 26, 1954 in New Mexico to the late Charley Brewster ...

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Christopher Daniel Howard, 36, Gainesville
Christopher Daniel Howard, 36, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, November 14, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Funeral services will be held on Sunday, November 16, 201 ...
Jane Rigdill Jackson, 79, Gainesville
Jane Ridgdill Jackson, 79, of Gainesville, died Friday November 14, 2014 at her residence.Mrs. Jackson was born September 27, 1935 in Oak Park, GA to the late Herman and Frankie Ri ...
Johnnie Mae Shockley, 78, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Johnnie Mae Shockley, age 78, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Friday, November 14, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy K. Shockley; and sons, Paul Shock ...

Jackson

Braxton Eli Morales, inf, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Braxton Eli Morales, infant son of Steven Morales and Brie Lee. Survivors in addition to his parents are his brother, Breydon M ...

Lumpkin

Harry Byron Cronan born February 18, 1955 was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County peacefully passed away on November 14, 2014, after a yearlong battle with lung cancer. Harry ...

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Barbara Sue Payne, 64, Murrayville
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs.Barbara Sue Payne, age 64 of Murrayville. Mrs. Payne passed away Friday, November 14, 2014. Born in Forsyth County on ...
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.