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Local Obits for Wed. Apr 15th, 2015

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Runelle 'Nell' Young, 75, Winder
   Mrs. Runelle “Nell” Young, age 75, of Winder, Georgia passed away April 15, 2015.  A native of Monroe, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Hurs ...

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Mrs. Eurdyce Montgomery Kirk, age 98, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl E. Kirk, and daughter, Elizabeth ...

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Helen Ruth Kimsey, 85, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Helen Ruth Kimsey, age 85 of Clarksville will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 18, 2015 from the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Clarkesville with Rev. Furma ...

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Randy Harold Gowan, 52, Clermont
Randy Harold Gowan age 52 of Clermont passed away April 15, 2015 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Complete arrangements will be announced later by Memorial Park Funeral ...
Leon Hester, 68, Gainesville
Mr. Leon Spencer Hester age 68 passed April 15, 2015. Funeral services will be held Monday, April 20, 2015, 1:00pm, New Gainesville Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1813 Floyd Ro ...
Clarence Owens, 88, Flowery Branch
Clarence Owens, age 88, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.  He is survived by his wife of sixty-four years, Mildred Dill Owens; daughter and son-i ...
Paul Miller Sack, 78, Gainesville
Paul Miller Sack, 78, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Little & Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville

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Charles Lewis, 3, Dahlonega
Charles James Lewis, age 3, of Dahlonega, GA passed into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. He was preceded in death by great-grandfather, Charles Rowe and great-gr ...

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Willie Nell Lipscomb, 93, Philadelphia
On the evening of April 15, 2015 at 5:47 pm. God and his infinite wisdom put to rest the life of Willie Nell Lipscomb. Affectionately known as Nell, she was born on March 28, 1922 ...
Betty Jean Ayers, 71, Carnesville
            Mrs. Betty Jean Ayers, age 71, of Carnesville died Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Northridge Health and Rehab Cente ...

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Paul Ricky Simpson, 55, Cleveland
Paul Ricky Simpson, age 55 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at his residence.   Mr. Simpson was born on June 21, 1959, in Anderson, South Carolina, to ...
James Lester Thompson, 77, Cleveland
James Lester Thompson, 77, of Cleveland passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness.          ...
Evangelist Billy Graham, who reached millions, dies at 99
​The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday. He was 99.
Former Banks Co. probate judge, county commissioner dies
A former Banks County probate judge and county commissioner, Milton Dalton, has died following an extended illness.
Daughter: Popular crooner Vic Damone dies in Florida at 89
Family members say crooner Vic Damone has died in Florida at the age of 89
Memorial service set for Piedmont College President Emeritus W. Ray Cleere
DEMOREST — Piedmont College President Emeritus W. Ray Cleere will be remembered in a memorial service at 1 p.m. Feb. 17 at First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ in Atlanta.
Head of state educators group dies; was former Forsyth Co. schools superintendent
Dr. Allene Magill, executive director of the Professional Association of Georgia Educators and former schools superintendent in Forsyth County, died unexpectedly at her home Saturday.
Former Gainesville business, civic leader dies
A prominent Athens businessman with strong ties to Gainesville, Claude Williams, Junior, has died.
'WKRP' creator Hugh Wilson dies; was married to Gainesville native
Hugh Wilson, who created the CBS sitcom "WKRP in Cincinnati" in 1978, has died.
Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications
Dan Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86. Gurney began racing in 1955 and won in nearly every racing series he attempted.