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Local Obits for Fri. Jan 16th, 2015

Barrow

Grace L. Murphy, 73, Auburn
Grace L. Murphy, age 73 of Auburn, GA died Friday, January 16, 2015 after an extended illness. Mrs. Murphy has been cremated and no service is planned at this time. Grace is surviv ...

Dawson

Jill Elizabeth Hardy, 55, Dawsonville
Jill Elizabeth Hardy, 55, of Dawsonville passed away suddenly Friday January 16, 2015.Born March 24, 1959 in Atlanta, GA to the late James H. and Marjorie D. Hardy, Jill grew up in ...

Forsyth

Winnifred Dorene Bergan, 74, died January 16, 2015 at Embracing Hospice in Cumming, GA after a brave and valiant fight against cancer. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m ...

Habersham

Annie Lois Swafford Mote, 99, Demorest
Annie Lois Swafford Mote, age 99, of Demorest, Georgia, Georgia passed to be with our Lord on Friday, January 16, 2015 following an extended illness.Mrs. Mote was born on May 19, 1 ...
Arthur Eugene "Gene" Hill, age 84, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Friday, January 16, 2015.Mr. Hill was born on October 18, 1930 in Newman, Illinois to the late Art ...
Michael J. "Mike" Barden, 60, Cornelia
Michael J. "Mike" Barden, age 60, of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, January 16, 2015 at his residence.Born on March 23, 1954, in Gainesville, Georgia, he was the son of ...
Michael J. Barden, 60, Cornelia
Michael J. "Mike" Barden, age 60, of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, January 16, 2015 at his residence. Born on March 23, 1954, in Gainesville, Georgia, he was the son o ...

Hall

Bobby V. Poole, 83, Gainesville
Bobby V. Poole, age 83, of Gainesville passed away peacefully Friday, January 16, 2015 with family and friends by his side.Born in Hall County, Georgia on May 20, 1931, Bobby was t ...
Deborah Lynn Townley, 62, Gainesville
Deborah Lynn Townley, age 62 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, January 16, 2015. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church. She taught school in Texas, Virginia and at North Fo ...
Elizabeth Ann Davis, 82, Clermont
Funeral services for, Elizabeth Ann Davis age 82 of Clermont will be held at 3:00 pm Sunday January 18, 2015 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 1:00 pm unt ...
James Loy Woodring, 92, Gainesville
James Loy Woodring, of Gainesville, went home to Jesus and other loved ones on January 16, 2015 following a gallant battle with leukemia. He was a true man of faith and was a devot ...
Jose Tirado, 36, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jose Tirado age 36 of Flowery Branch passed away on Friday January 16, 2015 at Gwinnett Medical Center. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday January 22, 2015 ...

Lumpkin

Cleo Moss, 89, Dahlonega
Miss Cleo Moss, age 89, of Dahlonega, GA died Friday, January 16, 2015 following a period of declining health.Cleo was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County and the owner of Moss G ...
Verdelle Parks Bracket, 93, Dahlonega
Verdelle Parks Brackett, 93 of Dahlonega, GA passed away Friday, January 16, 2015. A native of Lumpkin County, She enjoyed going on trips with family. She was a devoted homemaker, ...

Stephens

Mrs. Virginia Rose Maki Hudson, age 88 of Toccoa passed away Friday, January 16, 2015 at Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late Walter and Helen King Maki, she was born ...

White

Ewell Kanady, 85, Cleveland
Ewell Kanady, age 85 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, January 16, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Kanady was born May 16, 1929 in White County to the late Elbert and Gertrude Allison K ...
Gainesville: Memorial service Saturday for Adelaide Norton
A memorial service will be held Saturday in Gainesville for Adelaide Norton, one of the driving forces in getting Green Street named to the National Register of Historic Places.
Veteran Gainesville educator, coach dies
A man who worked for the Gainesville City School System for more than 30 years as a teacher and a coach, Chuck McDonald, died Thursday.
Local philanthropist, Drug Free Coalition Hall County director dies
The former director Drug Free Coalition of Hall County and local philanthropist, J.P. Banks, has passed away.
Funeral set for Morgan Concrete founder, former Toccoa commissioner
Toccoa businessman and former City Commissioner and Mayor Ferrell Morgan will be remembered in funeral services Wednesday, Nov. 1.
Fats Domino, rock 'n' roll pioneer has died at age 89
Fats Domino, the amiable rock 'n' roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music even as it honored the grand, good-humored tradition of the Crescent City, has died
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