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Local Obits for Mon. Feb 24th, 2014

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Ernest Collins, 88, Winder
Ernest Collins, age 88, of Winder passed away Monday, February 24, 2014. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 am Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. ...

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Lieu Weda Brackett, 94, Cumming
Lieu Weda Brackett, age 94 of Cumming, passed away on February 24, 2014. Lieu was a member of Haw Creek Baptist Church and is preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Brackett. Li ...
Mary Wenona Wallace, 93, Cumming
Mary Wenona Wallace, age, 93, of Cumming passed away on Monday, February 24, 2014. She was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church. Wenona was preceded in death by her husband, Hoy ...

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Barbara Ann Vaughan, 80, Buford
Barbara Ann Vaughan, age 80, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, February 24, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Vaughan. She is survived by daughter, Debb ...

Habersham

Paul Swain Murphy, 67, Cornelia
Paul Swain Murphy, age 67, of Cornelia, GA died Monday, February 24, 2014 at his home.Swain was a native and lifelong resident of Habersham County. He owned and operated S & R ...

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Gregory Cooper Hanes, 55, Chestnut Mountain
Gregory Cooper Hanes, age 55, of Chestnut Mountain, passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2014 surrounded by his family at Northeast Georgia Medical Center after a brief battle wit ...
Johnny C. Young, 76, Gainesville
Johnny C. Young (father of Kelli Young), age 76, of Gainesville, Ga. passed away Monday. Mr. Young will Lie-in-state from 9am-1pm at Wimberly and Jackson. Funeral services will be ...
Johnny Cecil Young, 76, Gainesville
Johnny Cecil Young, age 76, of Gainesville, Ga. passed away February, 24, 2014. Funeral services February 28, 2014 At 2:00pm at Memorial Park Chapel. Professional services entruste ...
Joseph Knapke, 21, Gainesville
Joseph Knapke, age 21 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, February 24, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will b ...
Maxine Croy Harvey, 73, Gainesville
Ms. Maxine Croy Harvey, age 73 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, February 24, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Me ...

Jackson

Connie Bettis,, 55, Commerce
Mrs. Connie Bettis, age 55, of Commerce, GA died Monday, February 24, 2014 at St. Mary's Hospital. Mrs. Bettis was born in Gainesville to the late Bud and Sarah Bone Hicks. ...

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William Kenneth "Ken" Gilreath, age 47 of Canton, passed away Monday, February 24, 2014. He was of the protestant faith. He was a loving father who loved his children. Ke ...

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Mr. Terry Lewis "T.J." Hardman, Jr., age 27 of 49 Letourneau Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, February 24, 2014 at Kindred Hospital Atlanta.A son of Terry Lewis ...

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Donald Fay Penner, 93, Cleveland
Mr. Donald Fay Penner, age 93 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, February 24, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Penner was born on July 11, 1920 the son of the late Fay and Marie Kemp Penn ...
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
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.