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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 3rd, 2014

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Rev. Gene Turk, 79, Winder
Rev. Gene Turk, age 79, of Winder, Georgia died April 3, 2014. A native of Flowery Branch, he was a son of the late Joe L. and Ethel Crane Turk. He was preceded by a son, Dann ...

Forsyth

Loretta R. Skwara, 79, Cumming
Loretta R. Skwara, 79, of Cumming, GA died on April 3, 2014 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. Born in Brownville Junction, ME she was the daughter of the late Chester and Geneva Russ ...
Pauline Ivey, 97, Cumming
Pauline Ivey, 97, of Cumming passed away Thursday April 3, 2014 at Embracing Hospice following a short illness.Born January 17, 1917 to the late E. H. "Sug" and Annie Bel ...
Sammy Gene Hines, 82, Cumming
Sammy Gene Hines, age 82, of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2014. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served as a Corporal during the Korean Conflict 1952-1 ...

Gwinnett

Larry James Cain, 69, Lawrenceville
Mr. Larry James Cain, age 69, of Lawrenceville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Woods Grove Baptist C ...
Funeral Services For Mrs. Zusandra C. Lewis of Buford, Ga will be held on Saturday April 5, 2014 1:00pm at the Union Missionary Baptist Church 251 Bona Road Buford, Ga 30518: Past ...

Hall

Averi Lane Smith, 17, Gainesville, formerly of Cleveland
Averi Lane Smith, age 17 of Gainesville of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Egleston Children's Hospital.Averi was born October 3, 1996 in Gainesville, GA to ...
Cheryl Gotay Whitmer, 61, Gainesville
Cheryl Gotay Whitmer, age 61, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away peacefully on April 3, 2014, surrounded by her family, following an extended illness. A me ...
Ella Janet Chapman, 69, Gainesville
Ms. Ella Janet Chapman, age 69, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, following an extended illness. Memorial Services will be 1: ...
Mary Juanita Cantrell Cole, 72, Gainesville
Mary Juanita Cantrell Cole, 72, of Gainesville, GA. passed away on April 3, 2014 at New Horizons Limestone following a period of declining health. A lifelong resident of Hall Coun ...
Tom R. Deaton, 60, Buford
Tom R. Deaton, 60, of Buford, GA passed away on April 3, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Marie Deaton. He is survived by his wife of thirty-six years, ...

Jackson

Olive Ruth Allen, 83, Commerce
Mrs. Olive Ruth Allen, age 83 of Commerce died Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Doctor's Hospital in Augusta, GA. Mrs. Allen was born in Luxor, PA to the late, Joseph and Emma Gar ...

White

Alexander Funeral Home announces the death of Richard Theodore Holland Sr. age 66 of Helen. Mr. Holland passed away Friday, April 3, 2014.Richard was born in Atlanta, Georgia on Fe ...
Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69
Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom, has died at age 69
Roger Moore had prouder achievements than playing James Bond
Roger Moore, who played British spy James Bond seven times in the famed film series, had prouder achievements than playing James Bond
Dina Merrill, heiress and actress, dead at 93
Dina Merrill, the rebellious heiress who defied her super-rich parents to become an actress, often portraying stylish wives or "the other woman," has died at age 93
Architect who designed Brenau Downtown Center dies
The architect who designed the Brenau Downtown Center and numerous other buildings throughout north Georgia, N.A. Jacobs, died Saturday.
Former Gainesville City School Board member, community leader dies
Walton Moore, a former Gainesville City School Board chairman and community leader, has died. He was 76.
'Deadwood' actor Powers Boothe dies at 68
Powers Boothe, the character actor known for his villain roles in TV's "Deadwood," and in the film "The Avengers," has died
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