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Local Obits for Thu. Jun 12th, 2014

Forsyth

Scott Everett Kirby, 48, Cumming
Scott Everett Kirby, age 48, of Cumming, went to be with his Lord on June 11, 2014. Scott was a devoted member and deacon of Pine Crest Baptist Church (Romans 8: 38, 39). He was ...

Gwinnett

Arlene Howard, 59, Suwanee
Arlene Howard, age 59, of Suwanee, passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014. Funeral Services will be held 3:00 p.m. Monday, June 16, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home. The family will rece ...

Habersham

Brenda Joyce Cook King, 62, Baldwin
Brenda Joyce Cook King, age 62, of Baldwin, passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Habersham Medical Center.Born in Clarkesville, on October 4, 1951, she was a daughter of the lat ...
Elizabeth Kratzer Tipton, 83, Mt. Airy
Elizabeth Kratzer Tipton, age 83, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2014.Mrs. Tipton was born on April 8, 1931 in Bamberg, Germany to the late Hans and Gretch ...

Hall

George "Top-Notch" Germain of Winder, Georgia, passed away suddenly at home on June 3rd 2014. He is survived by his wife, Luella M. Germain; three children, Larry, Rick, ...
Rev. Virgil Glen Megill, 90, Gainesville
​Dr. Virgil Glen Megill, Jr. died Thursday, June 12 in Gainesville, GA the home of his daughter Caroline Newbern. He was 90 years of age.Virgil was born in 1924 in Lyons ...

Other

Alma Brown Beckler, 88, Milton
Alma Brown Beckler, age 88 of Milton, Georgia passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Angels Garden Senior Community in Dacula, Georgia following a period of declining health. M ...

Stephens

Mrs. Martha Lou Nimmons Davis, age 94, of Toccoa, GA, passed away Thursday June 12, 2014 at her son's home. She was born in Franklin County, GA on June 19, 1920, the daughte ...
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.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.