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Local Obits for Sun. Jan 11th, 2015

Dawson

Linda Davis, 63, Dawsonville
Linda Davis, 63, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday January 11, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness.Born March 23, 1951 in Hall County, she lived in Dawson County fo ...

Gwinnett

George Eric Taggart, 64, Lawrenceville
George Eric Taggart, age 64 of Lawrenceville, GA died Sunday, January 11, 2015 after an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held Friday, January 16, 2015 at 3:00 PM at Dacula ...
Jeff 'Mac' McDaniel, 44, Buford
Jeff "Mac" McDaniel, age 44, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, January 11, 2015. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jamie McDaniel. He is survived by his wife ...
Pamela Hansford Schell, 51, Suwanee
Pamela Hansford Schell, age 51, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Sunday, January 11, 2015. She was preceded in death by her father, Stephen Hansford. She is survived by her husband, ...

Habersham

Lois Helsel Cox, 77, Clarkesville
Memorial services for Lois Helsel Cox, age 77 of Clarkesville will be held on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 11:00 AM from the Bethlehem Baptist Church. The service will include a ...

Hall

Lester Tony Sanders, 61, Gainesville
Lester Tony Sanders, 61, of Gainesville passed away on Sunday, January 11, 2015 at Halcyon Hospice following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held on We ...

Jackson

Erene Dell Venable, 87, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Erene Dell Venable, age 87, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away Sunday, January 11, 2015 following an extended illness.Ms. Venable ...

Other

Donald Jesse Lord, 90, Franklin
Mr. Donald Jesse Lord, age 90, of Franklin, Georgia, formerly of Commerce, Georgia passed away at the Piedmont-Newnan Hospital in Newnan, Georgia on January 11, 2015.Mr. Lord was b ...
James Earl Thomas, Norman, OK.
James Earl Thomas (known by many as "Buzz") was born in Princeton, KY, the last of 8 children, to Lewis and Ada Thomas. (He just knew they saved the best for last!) He di ...

Rabun

Joe Maurice Burrell Sr., 64, of Tiger, GA, passed away Sunday, January 11, 2015 at his residence. He was born March 20, 1950 in Rabun County and was the son of the late Joe A. Bur ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
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.