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Local Obits for Sat. Sep 13th, 2014

Dawson

Erwin Topper, 72, Dawsonville
Erwin Topper, 72, of Dawsonville, GA passed away at home on September 13, 2014 surrounded by his loving wife, family and friends. He was born in Strasburg, Germany on November 4, ...

Forsyth

Varnell Densmore Payne, 86, Cumming
Varnell (Nell) Densmore Payne, 86, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, September 13, 2014. She was a member of Beaver Ruin Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, J ...

Gwinnett

Billy Ray Phillips, 83, Lawrenceville
Billy Ray Phillips, age 83, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Saturday, September 13, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Clara Phillips; brothers, Gerald Ph ...

Hall

Harry Lee Johnson, 82, Gainesville
Harry Lee Johnson, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, September 13, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are sched ...
Dorothy Allene Lingerfelt, 78, Dahlonega
Dorothy "Dot" Allene Lingerfelt, age 78 of Dahlonega, GA passed away Saturday, September 13, 2014.Dot was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County and a member of New Hope B ...
Eugene H. (Gene) Taylor, 95, Gainesville
Eugene H. (Gene) Taylor, 95, of Gainesville passed away on September 13, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, S ...
Joel D, Jenkins, 55, Gainesville
Joel David Jenkins was born on April 7, 1959 to the late Beulah and Rev. Jesse David Jenkins. David was employed by Home Depot, Buford GA and he also worked for the Sears and Robu ...
Lucy Mae Young, 66, Gainesville
Ms. Lucy Mae Young departed this life on Saturday, September 14, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Clarence and Louise Strickland. She wa ...
Thelma Brewer Jones, 93, Gainesville
Mrs. Thelma Brewer Jones, age 93, of Gainesville passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 13, 2014.Mrs. Jones was born November 3, 1920 in Lula to the late Roscoe Clifton & ...

Lumpkin

Dewey Oliver, 66, Dahlonega
Dewey "D.W." Oliver, age 66, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Friday, September 12, 2014.Dewey was born and raised in Hiram, GA to the late James and Mozell Copeland Oliver. ...

Other

Florine Craig Hulsey, 83, Athens
Mrs. Florine Craig Hulsey, age 83, of Athens, GA died Saturday, September 13, 2014 at St. Mary's Hospice House surrounded by her children. Mrs. Hulsey was born in Baldwin, Ba ...

White

There will be a memorial service for April Renee Holliday Gilmer, age 43, of Morrow, Georgia, on November 1, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at Loudsville United Methodist Church. April passed ...
Hilda Dolores Cameron, 78, Cleveland
Hilda Dolores Cameron, 78, of Cleveland passed away on September 12, 2014 at her residence. Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Mrs. Cameron was born ...
Sprint Car driver Greg Hodnett killed in crash
Sprint Car driver Greg Hodnett has died after a crash Thursday night at BAPS Motor Speedway.
UPDATE: Donald Panoz, entrepreneur and racing innovator, dies at 83
The man who founded Chateau Elan in Braselton and brought Le Mans racing to Hall County has died at the age of 83.
Mac Miller, who collaborated with rap royalty, dies at 26
Rapper Mac Miller, whose lyrics ranged from party raps to songs about depression and drug use, has died at age 26
War hero and presidential candidate John McCain dies at 81
War hero and presidential candidate John McCain dies at 81
Robin Leach of 'Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous' dies
Robin Leach, whose voice crystallized the opulent 1980s on the TV show "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," has died
Former Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King dies at age 68
A family friend said Ed King, a former guitarist for Lynyrd Skynyrd who helped write several of the band's hits including "Sweet Home Alabama," has died in Nashville, Tennessee.
Funeral services Saturday for former Winder mayor
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 18 for former Winder Mayor Buddy Ouzts, who died this week at the age of 82.
'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died
Singer Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76.