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Local Obits for Wed. Dec 31st, 2014

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Jimmy Jackson Conley, 79, Winder
Jimmy Jackson Conley, age 79, of Winder passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. P ...

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Steven Lewis, 48, Dawsonville
Steven "Steve" Lewis, 48, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday December 31, 2014 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a short illness.Born February 12, 1966 in Ft. Ben ...

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Melinda Anne Freeman Stancel, age 56 of Grayson, GA died Tuesday, December 30, 2014 after an extended illness.Funeral service will be held Friday, January 2, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Ham ...

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Rachel Mae Wood Franklin, 76, Mt. Airy
Funeral services for Rachel Mae Wood Franklin, age 76, of Mt. Airy will be held on Friday, January 2, 2015 at 11:00 AM from the Antioch Baptist Church. Rev. Walter Singletary, Rev. ...

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Betty Ann Wilson, 87, Murrayville
Betty Ann Wilson, 87, of Murrayville, GA., passed away December 31, 2014 following an extended illness. Born on October 15, 1927 in Columbus, GA., she was the daughter of the late ...
Betty Wilson, 87, Murrayville
Betty Wilson, 87, of Murrayville passed away on Wednesday, December 31, 2014.Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 3, 2015 in the chapel of Little & D ...
John B. (J.B.) Shope Jr., 90, Gainesville
Mr. John B. (J.B.) Shope, age 90, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Sunday, Janua ...

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Flora Heck Hoysradt, 92, Hoschton
Flora Heck Hoysradt, age 92, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 7 ...

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Mrs. Jimmie Westmoreland Davis, age 88 of 659 Whispering Pines Road, Toccoa, GA, passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at the Habersham Medical Center in Demorest, GA. A daughte ...
Rosie Lee Freeman Ash, 86, Toccoa
Mrs. Rosie Lee Freeman Ash, age 86 of 197 Fern Point Drive, Apt, 206, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at Gateway Health and Rehab in Cleveland, Georgia.A d ...
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.