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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 17th, 2015

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Paul Anthony Chappell, 50, Winder
   Mr. Paul Anthony Chappell, age 50, of Winder, Georgia passed away June 17, 2015 at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, Georgia.  Born in Elba Alabama, he was e ...

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Kendra Brooke Dover, 27, Clarkesville
  Kendra Brooke Dover, age 27, of Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Born on April 10, 1988, in Demorest, she was a daughter of Eddie Dover and Kim Dove ...
Blanche Spivey Tallent, 86, Clarkesville
Services for Blanche Spivey Tallent, age 86 of Clarkesville will be held on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 11:00 AM from the Hills Crossing Baptist Church.   Rev. Walter Sing ...

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Retha Caroline Potts, 79, Gainesville
            Mrs. Retha Caroline Potts, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Me ...
Joseph Julian Greene, 70, Gainesville
Mr. Joseph Julian Greene, age 70 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. There are no services scheduled at this time. ...
Ken Peck, 48, Gainesville
Ken Peck, 48 of Gainesville, passed away on June 17, 2015. Memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2015 in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home. ...
Jerry Smith, 73, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jerry Smith, age 73, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2015.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Kathleen Johnson Smith.  He is ...
Henry V. Woody, 75, Clermont
Henry V. Woody, age 75, of Clermont, GA passed away, Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. Henry was born in Suches, GA April 26, 1940. ...

Jackson

Betty Jean Brooks Peek, 81, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Betty Jean Brooks Peek, age 81, of Commerce, Georgia, who passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Mrs. Peek was born in Barrow Count ...
Lydia Marie Walters, 80, Braselton
Lydia Marie Walters,  age 89 of Braselton, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2015.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-65 ...
Henry Webb, 80, Jefferson
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Henry Webb, age 80, of Jefferson who passed away on Wednesday June 17th, 2015. He was the son of the late Joe and Nola Vandiver ...

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Edward Wilder, 72, Dahlonega
Edward Wilder passed from this life into the Presence of his Lord and Savior on June 17th, 2015. Though his passing leaves a great void in the lives of those who knew and loved him ...

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Sharon Lynn Turner, 67, Ball Ground
Sharon Lynn Turner, 67, of Ball Ground, GA died at home on June 17, 2015 surrounded by her family.  Born in Richmond, IN, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Clara Steven ...

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Jon David Henderson, 62, Cleveland
  Jon David Henderson, age 62, of Cleveland, GA went to be with our Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Mr. Henderson was born on January 30, 1953 in Tallahasse ...
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
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.