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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.          ...
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