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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 5th, 2015

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   James Edward “Ed” Cates of Auburn, Georgia, loving Son, Brother, Nephew, Cousin and Friend was born July 11, 1958 in Moultrie, Georgia and entered into God ...

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Henry Willis Byrd, 91, Dawsonville
Henry Willis Byrd, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Monday October 5, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born June 10, 1924 in Dawson ...

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  Christopher Wayne Renfrow, age 30, of Cumming passed away Monday, October 5, 2015. Chris was a native of Bloomington, IL and spent most of his life in Winter Haven Florid ...

Habersham

Annette Roberts Carey,, 68, Cornelia
Annette Roberts Carey, age 68, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on October 5, 2015  . Mrs. Carey was born on December 8, 1947, in Tallahassee, Florida to the late Kenneth ...

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Bobbie Jean Gilmer, 83, Murrayville
Mrs. Bobbie Jean Gilmer, age 83, of Murrayville passed away Monday, October 05, 2015 at Gold City Convalescent Center following a period of declining health. A native of Douglas ...
Ralph T. McCrary, 74, Gainesville
            Mr. Ralph Thompson McCrary, age 74 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, October 5, 2015 in Panama City, Florida ...
Patricia Woodall Shelton, 70, Gainesville
Ms. Patricia Woodall Shelton, age 70, of Gainesville passed away Monday, October 5, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Funeral Services will be 12:00 p.m., Thursday ...
James E Summerour, 79, Gainesville
James E Summerour, age 79 of Gainesville, Ga passed away October, 5 2015. Funeral Services entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 

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Joyce Nell Kent, 77, Jefferson
Ms. Joyce Nell Kent, age 77, of Jefferson, GA died Monday, October 5, 2015 at her residence.  Ms. Kent was born in Commerce to the late Andrew and Annie Bell Archer Jackson.&n ...
Carole Ann Fleck Miavitz, 71, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Carole Ann Fleck Miavitz, age 71, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, October 5, 2015. Mrs. Miavitz was born in Cleveland, Ohio, ...

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Leeman Lee Davenport, 89, Dahlonega
Leeman Lee Davenport, age 89, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Monday, October 5, 2015 at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega following a period of declining health. Leeman w ...

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Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Howard William Carrera, age 75 of Sautee. Mr. Carrera passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015. Memorial services are sche ...
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
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.