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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 ...
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.