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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 29th, 2014

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Sherry Lynn Jolley, 57, Winder
Sherry Lynn Jolley, age 57, of Winder passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Sherry was a wonderful wife, sister, mother and grandmother. She had a beautiful smile and was a delight ...

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Maxwell Gelb, 81, Buford
Maxwell Gelb, age 81, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, July 28, 2014. He is survived by his wife of fifty-six years, Beverly Weiss Gelb; sons, David Gelb, Smyrna, GA, and Wayn ...
Ronald Lee Bennett, 75, Lilburn
Ronald Lee Bennett, age 75, of Lilburn, Ga. passed away on Friday, July 25th, 2014.At this time no arrangements have been made.Byars Funeral Home and Cremation Services Cumming, Ga ...

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Helen Poston Scott, 73, Cornelia
Helen Poston Scott, 73,went Home to be with the Lord on 7/29/2014.Funeral services for Helen Poston Scott, age 73, of Cornelia will be held at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, ...

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John R. (Dick) McClaren, 98, Gainesville
John Richard (Dick) McClaren passed away on July 29, 2014 at Dogwood Forest in Gainesville, GA. He was born March 23, 1916, to John A. McClaren and Nellie P. Frasier ...
Lawton B. Ladd, 86, Gainesville
Mr. Lawton B. Ladd, age, 86, of Gainesville, Georgia, died peacefully at home on Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, surrounded by loved ones. Lawton's large ...
Ronald Bruce Eubanks, 60, Gainesville
Ronald Bruce Eubanks, 60, of Gainesville passed away on July 29, 2014 at Cambridge Care Center in Denver Colorado. Memorial services are scheduled for Thurs ...

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Steven J. Melnick, 65, Hoschton
Steven J. Melnick, age 65, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014. Steven was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend. Mr. Melnick served in the United States ...
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