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Local Obits for Sun. Jan 17th, 2016

Dawson

Junior Cleaborn Day, 78, Dawsonville
Junior Cleaborn Day, 78, of Dawsonville passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January ...
Sandra King Ward, 74, Dawsonville
Sandra King Ward, 74, of Dawsonville, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2016.    Born January 13, 1942, in Atlanta, she was the daughter of Ralph and Jesse (Stricklan ...
June Chamblee Zinskie, 78, Dawsonville
June Chamblee Zinskie, 78, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday January 17, 2016 at the Oaks at Limestone following a period of declining health. Born March 27, 1937 in Norcross to ...

Forsyth

Clarence Eugene Hawkins, age 94 of Cumming went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, January 17, 2016. He was a member at Antioch Baptist Church for many years. Clarence had s ...

Hall

On January 16, 2016, Lillian Bessie Crumley Barlow, rose to her next assignment. Her gaze raised upward to the light as she let go to join the Glory of Christ. She shared such beau ...
  Mrs. Minnie Grace “Mama Deal” Hosea Deal, age 96 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.   ...
Jack Edward Hewell, 52, Gillsville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Friday January 22, 2016 for Jack Edward Hewell, age 52 of Gillsville. The Rev. Bobby Ivester will officiate. Interment will follow at ...

Lumpkin

Shancy Tritt, 38, Dahlonega
Shancy Tritt, age 38, of Dahlonega, GA passed away January 17, 2016.   Shancy is survived by her daughters Verenna Lamanac, Canton, GA and Shiyann Lamanac, Dahlonega, GA ...

Other

Lisa Rhee Payne, 58, Dahlonega
Lisa Rhee Payne, age 58, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2016 at Pruitt of Toccoa Nursing Home following an extended illness. Lisa is preceded in death by her ...
Mrs. Ruby Cash Burnette Shafer, age 88 of 275 Rhodes Drive, Marietta, Georgia passed away Sunday, January 17, 2016 at Canton Nursing Home.   A daughter of the late Howar ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
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