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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 6th, 2014

Dawson

Brenda Lee Callahan, 52, Dawsonville
Brenda Lee Callahan, age 52, of Dawsonville, passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. She was a member of Spirit Baptist. Brenda is survived by her children, John McMillan, Cliff C ...

Forsyth

Jimmy Gene Kahler, 49, Cumming
Jimmy Gene Kahler, 49, passed away suddenly at home in Cumming, GA on June 6, 2014. Born on November 23, 1964 in Vallejo, California, Jim was dearly loved by all who knew him. He ...
William C. Bowman, 78, Cumming
William C. Bowman, 78, departed Friday, June 6, 2014. He is survived by his beloved wife, Becky, two sons, two step-children, and 5 grandchildren. William Bowman was a successful ...
William Perry Fraser, 68, Cumming
William Perry Fraser, age 68, of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, June 5, 2014. Mr. Fraser is survived by his children, Rebecca Marie Fraser Hyndman of Canton, TX, William Austin ...

Habersham

Roy Edward Adams, 71, Demorest
Roy Edward Adams, age 71 of Demorest, passed away on Monday, June 2, 2014 at Southern Regional Medical Center. Mr. Adams was born on May 9, 1943 to the late Oscar and Bertie Hunt A ...

Hall

Betty Lynn Wheeler, 60, Gainesville
Betty Lynn Wheeler, age 60, of Gainesville passed away Friday, June 6, 2014. Arrangments by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-6 ...
Ella Mae Driskell, 97, Gainesville
Mrs. Ella Mae Driskell age 97 of Gainesville, Died Friday June 6, 2014. She was the wife of the Late H. Clay Driskell who was a county commissioner for many years. Funeral service ...
Ella S. Driskell, 97, Gainesville
Ella S. Driskell, 97, of Gainesville died June 6, 2014.Little & Davenport Funeral Home 355 Dawsonville, Hwy. Gainesville is in charge of arrangements.
Leona Davis, 88, Flowery Branch
Leona Davis, age 88, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, June 6, 2014. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. The family will r ...
Paula Jo Strange, 54, Gainesville
Paula Jo Strange, age 54, passed away June 6, 2014. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held 2:00 pm Friday, June 13, 2014 at Memorial Park North Ri ...

Jackson

Henry Earl McLain, 71, Pendergrass
Mr. Henry Earl McLain, age 71, of Pendergrass, Georgia, passed away Friday, June 6, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.A memorial service is scheduled for 3:00 pm Tuesday, Ju ...
Jerry Byrd Carroll, 58, Talmo
Jerry Byrd Carroll, 58, of Talmo passed away Friday June 6, 2014 at his residence following a sudden illness.Funeral services will be held Monday June 9, 2014 at 2pm from the chape ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Kareen Antonette Nee'Shakes Foster, age 39 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, June 6, 2014. Mrs. Foster was bo ...

Lumpkin

Teresa Holder Cantrell, 55, Dahlonega
Teresa Holder Cantrell, age 55, of Dahlonega formerly of Cumming, passed away on Friday. June 6, 2014. She was an honor graduate of North Georgia College. She is preceded in death ...

Other

Bruce Strange, 52, Kennesaw
Bruce Clark Strange, age 52, of Kennesaw, Georgia, passed away on Friday, June 6, 2014.Mr. Strange was born on March 14, 1962 in Habersham County, Georgia, son of Joyce Clark Stran ...

Stephens

Roy Alonzo Norton, 77, Toccoa
Mr. Roy Alonzo Norton, age 77 of 692 Davis Avenue, Toccoa, GA passed away Friday, June 6, 2014 at the Athens Regional Medical Center. A son of the late Jim and Sue Slaton Norton, h ...
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.