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Local Obits for Tue. Aug 4th, 2015

Gwinnett

Billy R. Cofer, 67, Buford
Billy R. Cofer, age 67 of Buford, GA died Tuesday, August 4, 2015 after an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held Friday, August 7, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memoria ...
Charles M. (Joe) Randall, Sr., age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh Watts Randall and Madge Smith Randa ...

Habersham

  Harriet Chapple Davis Wilbanks, age 92, of Mt. Airy passed away August 4, 2015 following a period of declining health. Born on January 6, 1923 in Smith, Pennsylvania, ...

Hall

Lamar Lee Attaway, 76, Braselton
Lamar Lee Attaway, age 76, of Braselton passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2015.  Mr. Attaway was one of the original volunteer members of the West Jackson Fire Department located ...
Michael John Beem, 57, Oakwood
      Mr. Michael John Beem, age 57 of Oakwood, went to his heavenly home, rejoicing being with Jesus and his loved ones on Tuesday Evening, August 4, 2015 ...
Raymond Lee Carter, 87, Commerce
                Raymond Lee Carter, 87, of Commerce passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at his residen ...
Leon Irvin, 74, Clermont
Leon Irvin, 74, of Clermont, passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015. Born in Gainesville, GA. on May 13, 1941, he was the son of the late Mark Irvin and Mellie Satterfield ...
Connie Lee Tatum, 95, Gainesville
           Mrs. Connie Lee Tatum age 95 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday August 04, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Ce ...

Jackson

Evelyn L. Scott, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Evelyn L. Scott of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, August 4, 2015.  Mrs. Scott was born in Dayton, Ohio, the d ...

Lumpkin

Kay M. Breyer, 70, Dahlonega
Kay M. Breyer, 70, of Dahlonega, GA, a retired librarian from the Forsyth County Library system and the Lumpkin-Dawson Library system, passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at the ...

Other

Geraldine Phillips Pinson, 75, Loganville
                Geraldine Phillips Pinson, 75, of Loganville passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at he ...

White

Violet Rose Pierce, 95, Cleveland
Violet Rose Pierce age 95, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2015.  Mrs. Pierce was born in Ellis, Kansas to the late Melvin and Zora Ann Helms Kilgore.  Sh ...
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
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.