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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 ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.