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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 31st, 2014

Barrow

Mrs. Elizabeth Lee Smith Brand, a devoted, loving and caring mother, wife and grandmother age 77, of Hoschton, Georgia passed away July 31, 2014. A native of Atlanta, she was a dau ...
Lottie Healan, 85, Winder
Lottie Healan, age 85, of Winder passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966 ...

Forsyth

Etta Mae Bennett, 74, Cumming
Etta Mae Bennett, age 74 of Cumming, passed away Thursday July 31, 2014. Survivors include her children, Rachel (Michael) Patrick of Dawsonville, Horace Gene Bennett of Dawsonvill ...
James Roy Best III, 60, Cumming
James Roy Best III, age 60 of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Thursday, July 31st, 2014.Services will be held in Lakeland Fl. Byars Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Cumming, GA ...
Larry Leonard Newberry, 65, Cumming
Larry Leonard Newberry, age 65 of Forsyth County, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014. He had retired from State Farm Insurance Company. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Carro ...

Hall

Leroy Maness, 84, Lula
LeRoy Maness, age 84, of Lula, passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014, at his residence.Born in Hall County on September 28, 1929, he was a son of the late Ernest Maness and Bonnie Ga ...

Jackson

Doreen Louise Holliday, 47, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Doreen Louise Holliday, age 47, of Jefferson, who passed away on Thursday, July 31, 2014. Mrs. Holliday was born in New Hampshire, a ...

Lumpkin

Betty Lenora Lemley, 76, Dahlonega
Betty Lenora Lemley, age 76, of Dahlonega, GA died Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.Betty was born and raised in Charlotte, NC and spe ...
Willie Frank McClure, 62, Dahlonega
Willie Frank McClure, age 62, of Dahlonega, GA died Thursday July 31, 2014 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.Willie lived most of his life in Lumpkin Count ...

Other

Geneva Shook Berrong, 84, Hayesville, NC
Geneva Shook Berrong, age 84 of Hayesville, NC, passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Clay County Care Center in Hayesville, NC. Mrs. Berrong was born February 23, 1930 in Towns C ...
Jesse Murphy, 56, Tucker
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Jesse Murphy, age 56 of Tucker, Georgia, who entered into rest Thursday, July 31, 2014. Mr. Murphy was born in Atlanta, Georgia the s ...

Rabun

Jackie Dar Justus, 74, Clayton
Jackie Dar Justus, 74, of Clayton, GA, passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Thursday, July 31, 2014. He was born in Tiger, GA and was the son of Alfred Neal Justus and M ...
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.
Longtime Gainesville journalist Ted Oglesby dies at 84
A longtime Gainesville journalist, who held management positions with both WDUN and The Times, has died at the age of 84.