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Local Obits for Thu. Dec 24th, 2015

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Joyce Ann Dotson, 80, Cumming
Joyce Ann Dotson of Cumming, Georgia, died on her 80th birthday, December 24, 2015.  Joyce was born in Monroe, Georgia, where she met her husband, James William (J.W.) Do ...

Habersham

Janeene Mason Cisco, 54, Mt. Airy
Janeene Mason Cisco, age 54, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, formerly of Miami, Florida, passed away on Thursday, December 24, 2015. Mrs. Cisco was born on September 19, 1961 in Miami, Fl ...

Hall

Louise Kathrine Barker, 86, Gainesville
  Mrs. Louise Kathrine Barker, age 86 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at New Horizon’s Lanier Park following an extended illness.   &nb ...
Charles "Chuck" Richard Clausen, 75, Flowery Branch
Mr. Charles “Chuck” Richard Clausen, age 75, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, December 24, 2015 at Gwinnett Medical Center – Lawrenceville, surrounded by h ...
 Ms. Patricia Lynn Harry, age 56 of Lula, passed away on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 in Jacksonville, Florida following a brief illness.        ...
Artha Lee Kendrick, 91, Clermont
Mrs. Artha Lee “Susie” Kendrick age 91 of Clermont passed away on Thursday December 24, 2015 at Grady Hospital following a sudden illness. Funeral services are schedul ...

Jackson

Dorothy Geneva Jones Mizell age 89 of Commerce passed away December 23, 2015 at the Athens Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Mizell was born November 24, 1926 in Homer to the late Joh ...

Other

Leon George (Lee) Pergl, age 74, of Roswell passed away Thursday, December 24, 2015. He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles A. and Josephine Domblewski Pergl and his siste ...
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