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Local Obits for Sun. Oct 25th, 2015

Dawson

James “Perry” Knight, 77, Dawsonville
James “Perry” Knight, 77, of Dawsonville went to be with his Lord on Sunday October 25, 2015 at Embracing Hospice following a period of declining health. Born July 1 ...
Brenda Frost Seay, 73, Dawsonville
Brenda Frost Seay, 73, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday October 25, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born February 21, 1942 in A ...

Forsyth

Ruby Mae Kelley, 77, Cumming
Mrs. Ruby Mae Kelley, age 77, of Cumming went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 25, 2015.  Mrs. Kelley retired from Gwinnett County Transportation after 35 years of ...
Bennie Louis Swager, 85, Cumming
Bennie Louis Swager, 85, formerly of Pontiac and Flanagan, died at 2:15 a.m. Sunday (October 25, 2015) at the Chestnut Ridge Nursing Home & Rehabilitation Center where he had b ...

Habersham

Herman Roy Masters, 88, Demorest
  Herman Roy Masters, age 88, of Demorest, GA passed away on October 25th at his home following an extended illness.  He was a lifelong resident of Habersham County an ...

Other

Wiley Brock, 82, Elberton
Mr. Wiley Brock, age 82, of Elberton, GA died Sunday, October 25, 2015 at Heardmont Nursing Home.  Mr. Brock was born in Commerce to the late Fred and Lizzie Hooper Brock.&nbs ...

Stephens

Jerry Roger Norris, 66, Toccoa
Jerry Roger Norris, age 66, of Toccoa, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 25, 2015, following and extended illness.   He was born in Otto, NC, on September 11, ...
Funeral services Saturday for former Winder mayor
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 18 for former Winder Mayor Buddy Ouzts, who died this week at the age of 82.
'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died
Singer Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76.
Funeral service set for Gainesville advocate for the disabled
A longtime advocate for the disabled, Justin Pressley of Gainesville, will be buried Monday.
Billy Starr Hardman, Gainesville's oldest physician, dies at age 98
Dr. Billy Starr Hardman, M.D., a well-known physician who was instrumental in building the medical community in Gainesville, has died at the age of 98.
Ex-WWE star Brian Christopher Lawler dead at age 46
Authorities say former World Wrestling Entertainment star Brian Christopher Lawler has died after attempting suicide in his jail cell
Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Nancy Sinatra Sr., childhood sweetheart and first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Former Congressman from Georgia Pat Swindall has died
Former Georgia congressman Pat Swindall, a GOP trailblazer derailed by perjury, dies at 67
Actor Tab Hunter, star of 'Damn Yankees!' movie, dies age 86
Actor Tab Hunter, whose blond good looks made him the heartthrob of millions of teenagers in the 1950s with such films as "Battle Cry" and "Damn Yankees," has died at age 86