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Local Obits for Sat. Sep 5th, 2015

Forsyth

Martha Sue Martin, 79, Cumming
Martha Sue Martin, age 79, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2015 from an extended illness.  A simple and sweet lady, Martha Sue was a life-long member of Salem Baptist Churc ...
Charles Junior (Junebug) Smith, age 80, of Cumming, formerly Buford passed away Saturday, September 5, 2015.  Junebug was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother.&nb ...

Habersham

Adam Lee Bradshaw, 31, Clarkesville
ADAM LEE BRADSHAW, age 31, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, September 05, 2015 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Adam was born in Hall County, ...

Jackson

Frances Blount Gravitte, 80, Braselton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Frances Blount Gravitte, age 80 of Braselton, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, September 5, 2015.  Mrs. Gravitte was born ...
Paul Banister Gurley, 90, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Paul Banister Gurley, age 90 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, September 5, 2015.  Mr. Gurley was born in Ila ...

Lumpkin

Joyce Cain, 75, Dahlonega
Mrs. Joyce Cain, age 75, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Saturday, September 5, 2015 at Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega.   Joyce was born in Bennettsville, SC and ...
Kennith Albert Gillespie, 59, Dahlonega
Mr. Kennith Albert Gillespie, age 59, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness. He was formerly self-employed as a truck driver. Ke ...

Stephens

Ronald David Bevins, 59, Toccoa
Mr. Ronald David Bevins, age 59, of 185 Skyview Lane, Toccoa, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A son of the late Donald and Glo ...
Mrs. Polly Taylor Seawright, age 84, of 1575 Sunshine Church Road, Toccoa, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2015, at her residence. A daughter of the late John H. and Irene He ...

White

Merl Chadima Cloonan, 93, Cleveland
Merl Chadima Cloonan age 93 of Cleveland passed away Saturday September 5, 2015.  Funeral arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.    ...
Ray Meaders, 91, Cleveland
Ray Meaders, age 91, of Cleveland passed away Saturday September 5, 2015 at his residence.  Funeral arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.&n ...
Ray E Meaders, 91, Cleveland
Ray E. Meaders, age 91, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2015 at his residence.  Mr. Meaders was born in White County the son of the late Wiley Christopher ...
Roy Lee Pruitt, 84, Cleveland
Roy Lee Pruitt age 84, of Cleveland passed away Friday September 4, 2015.  Mr. Pruitt was born in White County the son of the late Riley and Era Gilleland Pruitt.  He ...
Stella Dillon Ruesch Syms 96 of Helen passed away September 5, 2015. She graduated from Nacoochee High School. Following her years of education she worked in Atlanta where she met ...
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.