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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 25th, 2014

Gwinnett

Mrs. Jeffie Rodriguez Akins, 78, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Jessie Akins, and brothers, Royal Akins an ...

Habersham

Sara Church Stuart, 87, Grambling, LA
Funeral services for Sara Church Stuart, age 87, of Grambling, Louisiana will be held graveside on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 1:30 PM from the Fairfield Baptist Church Cemetery. The ...

Hall

Cynthia Diane Martin, 53, Gainesville
Cynthia Diane Martin, 53, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014.Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., Gainesville, Ga. 30501 is in ...
Gladston 'G.E.' Light, 88, Oakwood
Gladston "G.E." Light, 88 of Oakwood went home to be with our Lord on April 25, 2014. He was in his home surrounded by the love of his family and friends. He was born in ...
Leonard Fravel, 76, Gainesville
Mr. Leonard Fravel, age 76, of Gainesville passed away Friday, April 25, 2014 at Willowwood Nursing Center, following an extended illness. Mr. Fravel was born June 7, 1937 in Lockh ...

Lumpkin

Jack Barton Dowdy, 80, Dahlonega
Jack Barton Dowdy, age 80, of Dahlonega, GA died Friday, April 25, 2014 at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega, GA.Jack was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County, ...
Marcia Lynn Anderson, 66, Dahlonega
Marcia Lynn Anderson, age 66 of Dahlonega, Ga. passed away on April 25, 2014. Marcia was a lifelong Lumpkin County resident. Ms. Anderson is preceded in death by her parents Robe ...

White

Herbert McDonald Winfrey, 81, Cleveland
Herbert McDonald Winfrey, age 81 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, April 25, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Winfrey was born January 30, 1933 in Smyrna, ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton