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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 14th, 2015

Barrow

Mrs. Geneva Bramlett Martin age 85, of Winder, Georgia entered into rest August 14, 2015.  A native and lifelong resident of Barrow County, she was a daughter of the late Carl ...

Forsyth

Ron Jay Gonzales, 68, Cumming
Ron Jay Gonzales, age 68 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, August 14, 2015. Ron was a retired Colonel in the United States Marine Corps. He was very active in ALTA tennis and was ...

Hall

Thomas Irvin, 87, Gillsville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Sunday August 16, 2015 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Thomas “Junior” Irvin age 87 of Gillsville. The Rev. Scott Wat ...
Mrs. Ruth (Mamaw) Naomi Roberts Strickland Bray age 89 of Flowery Branch entered the gates of heaven into the loving arms of Jesus on Friday August 14, 2015 at her daughter’s ...

Jackson

Dan Richard Freeman, 66, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Dan Richard Freeman, age 66 of Commerce, Georgia, Formerly of Hartwell, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, August 14, 2015.  M ...
Wesley Odell Lee, Sr., 47, Jefferson
Wesley Odell Lee, Sr., age 47, of Jefferson passed away Friday, August 14, 2015.  The family will not have any services at this time.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, H ...

Other

Mary Sue Glass, 65, Monroe
Mary Sue Glass, age 65, of Monroe passed away Friday, August 14, 2015.   Mrs. Glass was survived by her sons Jim Holbrooks and wife Gina of Monroe, Andy Holbrooks of Lake O ...
Bessie Lord, 87, Danielsville
Bessie Lord age 87 of Danielsville passed away Friday August 14, 2015 at her residence. Mrs. Lord was born January 6, 1928 in Royston to the late Charles and Mattie Coker Dove. ...

Towns

James Benjamin “Jim” Harrison, age 73, peacefully passed away on August 14th, 2015, at his mountain residence in Hiawassee, GA. Jim was born to Carolyn and George Har ...

White

Robert Hamp Freeman, 82, Cleveland
Rev. Robert Hamp Freeman, age 82 of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, August 14, 2015 at his residence.  Mr. Freeman was born on July 14, 1933, in Clarkesville, GA, to the ...
Robert Hamp Freeman, 82, Cleveland
Rev. Robert Hamp Freeman, age 82 of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, August 14, 2015 at his residence.  Rev. Freeman was born on July 14, 1933, in Clarkesville, GA, to the ...
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.