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Local Obits for Wed. Sep 24th, 2014

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Wayne Leslie Edwards, 64, Winder
Mr. Wayne Leslie Edwards, age 64, of Winder, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Doris Clack Edwards; and brothers, ...

Dawson

Mae Elizabeth Mayer, 85, Dawsonville
Mae Elizabeth Mayer, age 85, of Dawsonville, GA died September 24, 2014. Mrs. Mayer was a loving mother and grandmother and a devout Catholic. She was a member of Christ the King C ...

Forsyth

Emily Edgerton Gladstone, 96, wife of the late Robert Thomas Gladstone, Jr., and former resident of Norfolk, VA, and Naples, FL, passed away on September 24th at Gracemont Assisted ...
Florence Evelyn Westbrook Higginbotham of Forsyth County passed away peacefully on September 24, 2014 in the Westbrook family farmhouse where she was born on March 15, 1931. Evelyn ...

Gwinnett

Walter Eugene Bailey, 40, Dacula
Mr. Walter Eugene Bailey, age 40, of Dacula, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. He was preceded in death by his brother, Johnny Bailey. He is survived by his parent ...

Habersham

Ouida Kimbrell Hardy, 89, Cornelia
Ouida Kimbrell Hardy, age 89, of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at her residence.Born in Banks County on October 6, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Georg ...

Hall

Harry Andrew Sharpnack Sr., age 66 of Oakwood, passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at the Agape Hospice House. Mr. Sharpnack was born August 19, 1948 in Brownsville, PA to th ...
Mary Wiley Martin, 89, Gainesville
Mary Wiley Martin age 89 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday September 24, 2014. A Graveside Service will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday September 26 at Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemete ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton