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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 26th, 2014

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Reba W. Maxey, 79, Winder
Reba W. Maxey, age 79, of Winder passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014 peacefully at home with her only surviving son Todd Morgan and wife Sandra following extended illnesses. She a ...

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Eugene Samples, 59, Cumming
Eugene Samples, age 59, of Cumming, GA. passed away on Saturday, July 26th, 2014.At this time no arrangements have been made.Byars Funeral Home and Cremation Services Cumming, Ga.

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Grover Charles Roper, 86, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Grover Charles Roper, age 86, of Clarkesville will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from the Providence Baptist Church in Batesville. Rev. Tommy La ...

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Cynthia Elizabeth Baker, 83, Gainesville
Cynthia Elizabeth Baker, 83, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral Service ...
Evelyn Carolyn Ryals Guffey, 70, Gainesville
Evelyn Carolyn Ryals Guffey, 70, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral Services are sched ...
Shawndala Marie Wood, 35, Gainesville
Shawndala Marie Wood, age 35 of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Dawsonville, Georgia following a brief illness. Memorial services are ...

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Peyton Grace Zimmermann, Inf, Alpharetta
Peyton Grace Zimmermann (July 2, 2013 - July 25, 2014) Visitation will be held on Tuesday July 29th 2014 from 4-6pm at North Point Community Church in Alpharetta and the service w ...
Ricky 'Jabo'Adams, 49, Dahlonega
Ricky "Jabo" Adams, age 49, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.He was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin Co ...

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Daphne Dean Stowe, 90, Avalon
Mrs. Daphne Anita Dean Stowe, age 90, of S. Yow Mill Road, Avalon, GA, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 at the Habersham Medical Center in Demorest, GA. Graveside Services will be ...
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
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69