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Local Obits for Thu. Dec 17th, 2015

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Cornelia Williamson, 97, Winder
   Mrs. Cornelia Williamson, age 97, of Winder, Georgia died December 17, 2015.  Born in Vesta, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late James and Callie Smith.& ...

Dawson

Roger L. Stephens, 76, Dawsonville
Roger L. Stephens, 76, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday December 17, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness. Born March 11, 1939 to the late Clyde and Madge Cox ...

Forsyth

Sarah Francis Echols Evans, age 85, of Cumming, passed away Thursday, December 17, 2015. Sarah was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a member of New ...

Habersham

Wallace Alfred Beggs, 87, Clarkesville
Wallace Alfred Beggs, 87, a longtime residence of Clarkesville, GA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 17, 2015. He was born on November 11, 1928, the oldest son of Cleo ...
Polly Ann Keller Loudermilk, age 80 of Mt. Airy, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at her residence. Born in Mt. Airy, Georgia on July 10, 193 ...
Linda Wimpey Martin, 49, Demorest
LINDA WIMPEY MARTIN, age 49, of Demorest, GA passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2015 following a sudden illness.  Ms. Martin was born August 5, 1966 in Young Harris, GA, to ...

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Ralph Junior Bittle, 64, Gainesville
Mr. Ralph Junior Bittle age 64 of Gainesville, died Thursday December 17, 2015 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 pm Saturday December 19, 2015 at ...
Roy D. Loehr, Jr., after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease, went to meet his Savior in the presence of his wife and family on Thursday morning, December 17, 2015.  ...
Lonnie Joe Richie, 81, Gainesville
Mr. Lonnie Joe Richie, age 81, of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness.       &nb ...

Jackson

Larry Dean Cummings, 59, Braselton
              Mr. Larry Dean Cummings, age 59 of Braselton died Thursday, December 17, 2015 at his residence.  M ...

Lumpkin

Larry Maxwell King, 72, Dahlonega
Mr. Larry Maxwell King, age 72, of Dahlonega passed to his heavenly home on December 17, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.     Bo ...

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William “Bill” Drake, 80, Danielsville
Mr. William "Bill" Drake, age 80, of Danielsville, GA died Thursday, December 17, 2015 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Drake was born in Danielsville to the late J ...
Dorothy Marie Loggins, 53, Good Hope, Ga.
Dorothy Marie Loggins, age 53, of Good Hope, GA passed away Thursday, December 17, 2015. She was a very crafty person who loved to knit, and was a wonderful caretaker. She is ...

Stephens

Mrs. Mary Nell Cobb Harbert Ivester age 86, of 110 Pine Villa Drive, Toccoa passed away Thursday December 17, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A daughter of t ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
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