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Local Obits for Sun. Dec 28th, 2014

Banks

Reba Nelle Jones, 92, Cornelia
Miss Reba Nelle Jones passed away peacefully at age 92 surrounded by her family on December 28, 2014.She was born on October 29, 1922 to the late Samuel Paul and Ethel Harrington J ...

Forsyth

Jerry Cecil Castleberry, age 68, died Sunday, December 28, 2014. He lived near Cleveland, GA, but was a native of Forsyth County. Jerry was the son of Cecil and Mayrell Emmett Ca ...

Gwinnett

Richard Pugh, 65, Buford
Richard "Dog" Pugh, age 65, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, December 28, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack Pugh, Jr. and Annie Lee Bennett Pugh. ...

Habersham

Dorothy Mae Parker, 93, Alto
Dorothy Mae Parker, age 93, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, December 28, 2014 at the Oaks at Scenic View. Mrs. Parker was born on November 9, 1921 in Stephens County, Geor ...

Hall

Eddie Lee Jackson, 90, Gainesville
Dr. Eddie Lee Jackson, age 90 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, December 28, 2014.Celebration of life service is scheduled for 11:00 am Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at t ...
Zona Belle Wilbanks, 100, Flowery Branch
Ms. Zona Belle Wilbanks, age 100 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Sunday, December 28, 2014 at Halcyon Hospice House following an extended illness. Funeral services are ...

Jackson

Maudane Truelove Edge, 80, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Maudane Truelove Edge, age 80, of Commerce who passed away on Sunday December 28th, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Clau ...

Lumpkin

Kenneth Dewayne Craig, 37, Dahlonega
Kenneth Dewayne Craig, age 37, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Sunday, December 28, 2014.He spent most of his adult life in Lumpkin County and worked for Tyson's Hatchery.Kennet ...
Ruth Elrod Botts, 81, Gainesville
Mrs. Ruth Elrod Botts, age 81, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Sunday, December 28, 2014.She spent most of her life in Lumpkin County and was a retired LPN. She was a member of Eno ...

Other

James Virgil Myers, 64, Westminster, SC
Mr. James Virgil Myers, age 64 of 1185 Cobb Bridge Road, Westminster, South Carolina passed away Sunday, December 28, 2014 at Oconee Memorial Hospital.A son of the late Fred Burns ...

Stephens

Roberta (Robbie) L. Franzmathes has gone to her heavenly reward on Sunday, December 28, 2014. She was the daughter of Frank L. Millert and Josephine (Kancel) Millert born in Kansa ...

Union

Walter Edge Jr., 88, Suches
Walter Edge Jr., age 88, of Suches, GA, passed away Sunday, December 28, 2014 at Piedmont Henry Hospital in Stockbridge, GA.Walter was born in Clermont, GA, April 19, 1926. He had ...
Walter Edge, Jr., 88, Suches
Walter Edge, Jr., age 88, of Suches, GA died December 28, 2014.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced on Monday, December 29, 2014 by Banister Funeral Home of Da ...

White

Ruby Allen, NA, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Ruby Allen of Cleveland. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later. Alexander Funeral Home (7 ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
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