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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 ...

White

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 ...
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
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69