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Local Obits for Mon. Jul 13th, 2015

Forsyth

John Ward Morton, 54, Cumming
John Ward Morton, age 54, of Cumming, Georgia, passed away on July 13, 2015 after bravely facing a multitude of serious complications following an ATV accident in 2012. His long ba ...

Gwinnett

Marc S. Edwards, 47, Buford
. Marc S. Edwards, age 47, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, July 13, 2015. He was preceded in death by his mother, Paula Vineyard Edwards. He is survived by his father, Don ...
James C. “Smitty” Smith, age 85 of Suwanee, GA passed away peacefully on Monday, July 13, 2015. Funeral service will be held Friday, July 17, 2015 at 9:00 AM at Hamilto ...
Charles John Stott, Sr., 72, Lawrenceville
Charles John Stott, Sr., age 72, of Lawrenceville passed away Sunday, July 12, 2015.  A family memorial service will be held at a later date.  Arrangements by Lawson Fune ...

Hall

Jeremy Shawn Carnes, 31, Gainesville
Jeremy Shawn Carnes, 31, of Gainesville passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2015. Jeremy is preceded in death by his Grandfathers Jack Carnes and John C. Martin.   Survivors ...
Terry Scott Eason, 47, Gainesville
Terry Scott Eason, 45, of Gainesville, GA. passed away on Monday, July 13, 2015 following a lifelong battle with Juvenile Diabetes.   Terry is preceded in death by his m ...
Homer Glasper, 75, Gainesville
Homer Glasper, age 75 of Gainesville Georgia passed away on Monday. Memorial services will be held on Saturday at Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home at 2 PM. Professional Services ...

Jackson

William Gary Escoe, 71, Commerce, formerly of Oakwood
Mr. William Gary Escoe, 71 of Commerce formerly of Oakwood died Sunday July 12, 2015 at his residence. Born in Athens, Ga. , Mr. Escoe was the son of the late Jesse Jack and Mar ...
Robert Hammond, 72, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Robert Hammond, age 72, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, July 13, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.&n ...
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Robert George “Bobby” Hammond Sr., age 72, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, July 13, 2015. Mr. Hammond w ...

Lumpkin

Marion H. Hicks, 63, Dahlonega
Marion H. Hicks, age 63, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Sunday, July 12, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA following a long illness.   Marion was ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.