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Local Obits for Sat. Aug 9th, 2014

Dawson

Helon Pendley, 71, Dawsonville
Helon Pendley, age 71 of Dawsonville, passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014. Survivors include her husband, Lamar Pendley of Dawsonville; son, Russ Pendley of Cumming; sisters, Lind ...

Forsyth

Preston Silas Worley, 73, Commerce
Preston Silas Worley, age 73 of Cumming, passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014. A graduate of Forsyth County High School, he retired from Sears with 32 years of service. Preston wa ...

Gwinnett

Mr. Leslie T. Leonard of Buford, GA passed on Saturday, August 9, 2014.Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory, 201 Morningside Dr., Buford, GA 30518~ 770-945-99 ...
Minnie Malcom Carson, 89, Lawrenceville
Mrs. Minnie Malcom Carson, age 89, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Saturday, August 9, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wiley J. Carson, Sr.; sons, Wiley J. Car ...

Hall

Betty Waters Williams, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Betty Waters Williams, 85 of Gainesville died Saturday August 9, 2014. The daughter of the late James Boyd and Azzie Fouts Waters, Mrs. Williams had lived in Hall County for ...

Jackson

Jack Dempsey Payne, 70, Hoschton
Jack Dempsey Payne aka "Grandpa Jack" passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the age of 70. He was a resident of Hoschton but was loved by friends around the world. He h ...

Other

Dorothy Lucille "Dot" Williams, age 88 of Canton, passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014. She was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her h ...

White

Henrietta Freeman, 94, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Henrietta Freeman, age 94 of Cleveland. Mrs. Freeman passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014. Funeral arrangements are ...
Henrietta Tatum Freeman, 94, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs Henrietta Tatum Freeman, age 94 of Cleveland. Mrs. Freeman passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014. Funeral services ar ...
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.