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Local Obits for Thu. Dec 3rd, 2015

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Beatrice Lyle, 69, Winder
Beatrice Lyle age 69 of Winder, GA passed away on December 3, 2015. Professional services entrusted to Wimberly & White Funeral Home. 

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Pamela Eileen Boyce, 63, Dawsonville
Pamela Eileen Boyce, age 63, of Dawsonville, formerly of New Fairfield, Connecticut, passed on in her home, surrounded by family on December 3, 2015, in Dawsonville, Georgia. Mr ...

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Daisy K. Edwards, 88, Buford
   Daisy K. Edwards, age 88, of Buford passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2015, surrounded by family. She spent her life loving her family and friends. She found gre ...

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Richard Edward “Eddie” Bruster, age 55 of Cornelia, passed away Thursday, December 3, 2015.  Born in Montgomery, Alabama on November 21, 1960, he was a son of ...
Doyle Smith, 72, Demorest
Doyle Smith, age 72, of the Fairview Community, Demorest, GA, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Thursday, December 3, 2015. Mr. Smith was born on February 3, 1943 in the Bate ...

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Dorothy Cornelia Cain, 84, Flowery Branch
Dorothy Cornelia Cain, 84, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in hospice care.   Born on October 15, 193 ...
Lanier Cantrell, 80, Oakwood
   Mr. Lanier Cantrell age 80 of Oakwood passed away on Wednesday December 02, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   &nbs ...
Mikiyah Henderson, 2 m, Gainesville
Baby Mikiyah Henderson age 2 months of Gainesville, Ga passed away on December 2, 2015. Professional services entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 
Lisa Darracott McBurney, 52, Gainesville
            Mrs. Lisa Darracott McBurney, age 52 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at Northeast Georg ...

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Joel Daniel Ryder, 75, Cleveland
  Mr. Joel Daniel Ryder age 75 of Cleveland passed away on Thursday December 03, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.    & ...
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.
Shaw Carter service is Monday
A memorial service will be held Monday for Shaw Carter, the 24-year-old heart transplant recipient from Gainesville, who battled heart disease and cancer during his lifetime.
Ara Parseghian, won 2 titles at Notre Dame, has died at 94
Ara Parseghian, who won two national titles in 11 seasons as coach of Notre Dame, has died at 94.
Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73
Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died
Funeral Friday for Ray Jones, prominent Hall County businessman
A prominent Hall County businessman, active in the poultry industry and as a Jackson EMC Board member for many years, will be buried Friday.
Hootie Johnson, former Augusta National chairman, dies
Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86...
Funeral services pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley
Funeral services are pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley, a longtime federal court judge for the Northern District of Georgia.