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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 26th, 2015

Barrow

Herman W. Anderson, 93, Auburn
Mr. Herman W. Anderson, age 93, of Auburn, Georgia died February 26, 2015. A Native of West Virginia he was a son of the late William W. and Edna Hunt Anderson. He was precede ...
Jack Wilkerson, 89, Winder
Mr. Jack Wilkerson, age 89, of Winder, Georgia died February 26, 2015. He was born December 27, 1925 in Barrow County and was a son of the late Henry and Emily Wilkerson. He was ...

Dawson

Orvie L. Broadwell, 93, Dawsonville
Orvie L. Broadwell, 93, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday February 26, 2015 at New Horizons Limestone following a period of declining health.Born March 10, 1921 in Boaz, Alabama ...

Forsyth

Dora Rena Nichols, 47, Cumming
Dora Rena Nichols, age 47 of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, February 26, 2015. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 5th at 3:00 pm in the Chapel of Ingram Funeral Ho ...
John Ben (J. B.) Murphy, age 70 of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, February 26, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Glenn and Ethrey Bee Murphy and brother, Denny Murp ...

Hall

Lorene Hanson Clark, 84, Flowery Branch
Lorene Hanson Clark, age 84, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Thursday, February 26, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard W. and Eula Whiting Hanson; brothe ...

Jackson

Pauline Ledford, 91, Commerce
Pauline Ledford, age 91, died peacefully at Northridge Nursing Facility on February 26, 2015. Pauline was born on June 6, 1923 in Commerce, Georgia. On September 26, 1942, she ma ...
Raylan Pittman, inf, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Raylan Pittman, infant son of Jordan and Jamie Pittman, of Jefferson, GA, who passed away on Thursday, February 26, 2015. Survivors, in ad ...

Stephens

Bobby Jim Haynie, 81, Toccoa
Mr. Bobby Jim Haynie, age 81 of 2247 E. Silver Shoals Road, Toccoa, GA, passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015 at the Pruitt Healthcare of Toccoa. Son of the late Thomas C. and Ju ...

Union

Mrs. Rosa Bell Winkler Payne, age 98, of Suches, GA passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2015 after a long period of declining health."Rose" as she was known by everyone, ...
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.