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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 ...
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