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Local Obits for Sat. Dec 20th, 2014

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William Edward Dorion, 64, Winder
William Edward Dorion, age 64, of Winder passed away Saturday, December 20, 2014. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfuneralhom ...

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Thomas Anthony Rogers, 64, Cumming
Thomas Anthony Rogers, age 64, of Cumming, passed away Thursday, December 18th, 2014. He was a Christian. Survivors include his children, Sarah Rogers, JoAnn Rogers and Brandon Rog ...

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Frank W. Reinhardt, 78, Alto
Frank W. Reinhardt, age 78, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, December 20, 2014 following an extended illness at a local area hospital.Mr. Reinhardt was born on May 30, 19 ...
Jack Johnston, 87, Cornelia
R. Jack Johnston, age 87 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Johnston was born May 2, 1927 in Lanett, Alabama to t ...
Rubie Wilbanks Gailey, 97, Baldwin
Rubie Wilbanks Gailey, age 97, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Mrs. Gailey was born in Baldwin, Georgia on November ...

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David Humphries, 57, Gainesville
Mr. David Humphries, age 57, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, from long-term illness associated with diabetes. A memorial service will be held on Sunda ...
Frances Anglin, 89, Gainesville
Frances Anglin, 89, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health.Born on October 23, 192 ...
Marilyn Ann Schroer, 79, passed peacefully on December 20, 2014.She was born to the late Melvin Schroer and Margaret J. Pierce on Nov. 23, 1935, in Hammond, Indiana, and was adopte ...
Martha Jane Degges, 73, Gainesville
Mrs. Martha Jane Degges, 73 of Gainesville died Saturday December 20, 2014 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Memorial services will be announced later.Little & Davenport ...
Sallie Grace Overby Johnson, age 95, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, December 20, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband of seventy years, Winton L. Johnson; son-in- ...
Stella Henderson Wilbanks, 91, Gainesville
Mrs. Stella Henderson Wilbanks, age 91, of Gainesville, GA died Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Wilbanks was born in Rutherfordton, NC to the ...

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Myrtle Palmer Fouche, 85, Nicholson
Mrs. Myrtle Palmer Fouche, age 85, of Nicholson, GA died Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Comer Health and Rehab. Mrs. Fouche was born in Nicholson to the late Oscar and Annie Sue B ...

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Richard Eugene Phillips, 59, Blue Ridge
Richard Eugene Phillips, age 59, of Blue Ridge, passed away Saturday, December 20th, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife, Tracy Buck; parents, James and Louise Phillips; br ...

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Josephine "Jodi" Watts, 86, of Tiger, Georgia went to be with the Lord December 20, 2014.Jodi was born Apr. 17, 1928, in Atlanta, GA, the second child of James Larkin Vau ...
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.