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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 19th, 2015

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Lucile H. Wilkerson, 96, Winder
Lucile H. Wilkerson, age 96, of Winder passed away Friday, June 19, 2015.   Funeral services will be held 11:00 am, Monday, June 22, 2015 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. ...

Dawson

Lillian R Slaton, 79, Dawsonville
Lillian R. Slaton, 79, of Dawsonville passed away Friday June 19, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born June 4, 1936 in Lumpkin County to the late Ben and Carrie Hollif ...

Forsyth

Janie Bells Nichols, 77, Cumming
Janie Bell Nichols, age 77 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, June  19, 2015.  She was preceded in death by her husbands, Addie Kyle (1974) and Jimmy Nichols (1992); son, ...

Gwinnett

Ronald D. “Ron” McKinney, 62, Lawrenceville
Ronald D. “Ron” McKinney, age 62, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Friday, June 19, 2015. He is survived by his wife of forty-one years, Joanna L. McKinney, Lawre ...

Hall

Frances DeLong, 93, Gainesville
Frances Davis DeLong, 93, of Gainesville passed away at home on Friday, June 19, 2015. She was born in Jacksonville, FL on May 6, 1922, to Thomas Fuller Davis and Lillian Franc ...
Benjamin Thomas Hicks, 28, Maysville
Benjamin Thomas Hicks, 28, of Maysville, died Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 9:47 p.m. Ben was disabled, but was a former mechanic at Stop N Ride in Jefferson, GA. Survivors incl ...
Lee Russell 'Butch' Patterson, 64, Flowery Branch
Mr. Lee Russell “Butch” Patterson, age 64, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, June 19, 2015 at his residence with family.   A Private Memorial Service wil ...
Louise Savage, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Louise Savage, age 87, of Lula, passed away Friday, June 19, 2015 from New Horizons in Gainesville.  Mrs. Savage was born in Cleveland to Chester and Wilma Glass Dorse ...

Jackson

Kenneth Walker, 68, Nicholson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Kenneth Walker, age 68 of Nicholson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, June 19, 2015.  Mr. Walker was born in Gainesville, Ge ...
Sarah Holcomb Church, 89, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Sarah Holcomb Church, age 89 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, June 19, 2015.  Mrs. Church was born in Maysvill ...

Lumpkin

Annie Grace Payne Winkler, 96, Dahlonega
Mrs. Annie Grace Payne Winkler, age 96, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, June 19th after a period of declining health.    Mrs. Winkler was born in Gordon County on Au ...

Other

Harold Thomas Jordan, 75, Hartwell
Mr. Harold Thomas Jordan age 75 of 55 Emory Drive, Hartwell passed away Friday June 19, 2015 at AnMed Health Center.   A son of the late Ace and Della Brown Jordan, he w ...
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.