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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 28th, 2015

Dawson

Margaret "Peggy" Volmar, 87, Dawsonville
Margaret "Peggy" Volmar, 87, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday January 28, 2015 at her residence following a period of declining health.Born February 23, 1927 in New Y ...

Forsyth

Barbara Jeanne Yeoman, 76, Cumming
Barbara Jeanne Yeoman, age 76 of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. Survivors include her children, Michael Yeoman of Eugene, OR, Patricia Fuentes of Gurnee, IL, ...

Hall

Daisy L. Mize Brown, Gainesville
Daisy L. Mize Brown, 84, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Visitation will be ...
David 'Danny' Lamar Hyde, 62, Dawsonville
David "Danny" Lamar Hyde, age 62 of Dawsonville, passed away on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. Danny was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Cumming. He is preceded in ...
Margaret J. Williams, 92, Gainesville
Margaret J. Williams, 92, of Gainesville, GA passed away on January 28, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, James C. "Bill" Williams; parents, Robert and Marg ...
Melissa Jane Carroll, 50, Gainesville
Melissa Jane Carroll age 50 of Gainesville passed away on January 28, 2015 following a period of declining health. Melissa was a former administrative assistant of Camp Glisson an ...

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William (Billy) Hester, 86, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. William Billy Hester, age 86 of Dahlonega. Mr. Hester passed away Wednesday, January 28, 2015.Funeral services are sc ...
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.