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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 21st, 2014

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Kenneth Lee Jones, 59, Cumming
"Dog" Kenneth Lee Jones, age 59 of Cumming, passed away Friday, February 21, 2014. "Dog" was the most amazing man on the face of this earth. He was loving, cari ...
Maurice Stephen Moore, 52, Cumming
Maurice Stephen Moore, passed away Friday, February 21, 2014. Born November 6, 1961, Berlin, Germany. Steve was an "Army Brat", moving all around the world. He moved t ...

Hall

Ellis Cantrell, 75, Gainesville
On Friday, February 21, 2014, Ellis Cantrell slipped away quietly to reunite with loved ones who had gone on before him. Ellis was born to the late Virgil and Irene Cantrell in Cl ...
John Issac Moses, 82, Buford
John Issac Moses, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, February 21, 2014. He is survived by his wife of thirty-seven years, Shirley Calhoun Moses, Buford, GA; children, Mel ...
Larry C. Pitts, 64, Gainesville
Mr. Larry C. Pitts, 64, of Gainesville, GA left to meet his creator and his savior, Jesus Christ after a strong and courageous battle with cancer on February 21, 2014. Mr. Pitts w ...
Myrtice Roberts Cain, 88, Chestnut Mountain
Myrtice Roberts Cain, age 88 of Chestnut Mountain, GA, passed away on Friday, February 21, 2014 at home following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held on ...
Rabon Gee Carder, 77, Gainesville
Mr. Rabon Gee Carder, 77 of Gainesville died Friday February 21, 2014. A life long resident of Hall County, Mr. Carder was the son of the late Carey Leco and Eula Mae Tapp Carder. ...

Jackson

William Wayne Adams, 74, Nicholson
Mr. William Wayne Adams, age 74 of Nicholson died Friday, February, 21, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Adams was born in Fulton County to the late, Johnnie Mell and Julia Love Moore A ...

Other

Sheila C. Knight, 55, Ball Ground
Sheila C. Knight, age 55 of Ball Ground, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who liked to have a good time in life. She was prece ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.