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Zelma Hicks, 85, Winder
Zelma Hicks, age 85, of Winder passed away Friday, May 16, 2014. A private memorial service will be held at Lawson Funeral Home. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, ...

Forsyth

Claude Kennedy Hammond, 84, Cumming
Claude Kennedy Hammond, of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday, May 16, 2014. He was a member and Usher at Cumming Baptist Church for many years. Claude loved to work in his large g ...
Sidney Clyde Joiner, 81, Cumming
Sidney Clyde Joiner, 81, of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday, May 16, 2014 at Embracing Hospice, Cumming, GA. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.He is preceded in de ...

Gwinnett

Ryan Edward Kibbe, 17, Suwanee
Ryan Edward Kibbe, 17, of Suwanee, GA died on May 16, 2014. Born in Tampa, FL he was the loving son of Ronald and Catherine Kibbe of Suwanee.Ryan grew up in Georgia, moving to the ...
William A. Anderson, 54, Lawrenceville
William A. "Bill" Anderson, age 54, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, died suddenly Friday, May 16, 2014. Mr. Anderson has been cremated and a Memorial Service will be held Tue ...

Habersham

Shirley G. Ross, 65, Clarkesville
Shirley G. Ross, age 65, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, May 16, 2014. Mrs. Ross was born on June 27, 1948 in Richwood, West Virginia; daughter of the late James W. ...

Hall

Jimmy Franklin Nalley, 61, Gainesville
Jimmy Franklin Nalley, age 61 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, May 16, 2014 at Grady Memorial Hospital following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday ...

Jackson

Albert Troy Phillips, Sr, 87, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Albert Troy Phillips, Sr., 87, of Hoschton, Georgia, who passed away on Friday, May 16, 2014.Mr. Phillips was born in Bellaire, Ohio a ...
Gary Mark Peters, 50, Braselton
Mr. Gary Mark Peters, age 50, of Braselton passed away Friday, May 16, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A Celebration of Life will take place 3:00

Lumpkin

Dewey Edwards Jr. (Junior Edwards), age 89, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Friday, May 16, 2014 following an extended illness.Junior was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County and a m ...
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