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Jose David Vaca-Juarez, 14, Bethlehem
Jose David Vaca-Juarez, age 14, of Bethlehem passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2015.  Funeral services will be held 10:00 am Friday, October 9, 2015 at St. Matthews Catholic Chu ...

Dawson

Terry Alan Jones, 61, Dawsonville
Terry Alan Jones, 61, of Dawsonville passed away Monday October 5, 2015 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born October 22, 1953 in Atlanta to the late Sea ...

Forsyth

Lucy F. Hildebrand, 90, Cumming
Lucy F. Hildebrand, 90, of Cumming GA, passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2015.  A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, October 16, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at Saint Brendan&rsqu ...

Gwinnett

Andrew (Andy) Ferencik, 96, Suwanee
Andrew “Andy” Ferencik, age 96, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Monday, October 5, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-eight years, Lois Ruth Ferencik. He ...

Hall

Amethyst Cheyenne Meeks, inf, Gainesville
Amethyst Cheyenne Meeks, infant, passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2015. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, October 18, 2015 at Memorial Park North Riverside Cha ...
Carolyn Watkins Puckette, 79, Flowery Branch
Ms. Carolyn Watkins Puckette, age 79, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2015, after a period of declining health.   Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., ...

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Greig Lee Hagan, 51, Danielsville
              Mr. Greig Lee Hagan, age 51 of Danielsville died Tuesday, October 6, 2015.  Mr. Hagan was born in ...

Towns

Dollie Foster, 85, Hiawassee
     Mrs. Dollie Foster, age 85 of Hiawassee, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at Gentiva Hospice following an extended illness.    ...
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
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.