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Local Obits for Mon. Jan 18th, 2016

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William Donald Dyar, 83, Winder
William Donald Dyar, age 83, of Winder passed away Monday, January 18, 2016.  No services have been arranged at this time.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA ...

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Josh Manus, 44, Cumming
Josh Manus was 44 when he parted from this world to be with his Lord and Savior on January 18, 2016. He resided in Cumming, GA where he was the owner and operator of Manus Upholste ...
Ron Shannon, 75, Cumming
Ron Shannon, of Cumming, GA, departed this life to be embraced in the arms of God on January 18, 2016 at the age of 75.  Ron was a very proud and successful business executive ...

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Funeral services for Raymond “Ray” Irvin Phillips , age 84, of Demorest will be held Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 3:00 PM from Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. W. A ...
Larry S. Sanders, 62, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Larry S. Sanders, age 62, of Clarkesville will be held Friday, January 22, 2016 at 8:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel.  The family will receive fri ...

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Chester Strickland, 85, Gainesville
Chester Strickland age 85 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Monday January 18, 2016.  Memorial Services will be held on Friday, January 29, 2016 at 11am at King ...
Cherie Louise Ghosh, 69, Gainesville
Mrs. Cherie Louise Ghosh, age 69 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial services wil ...
Louise Walls Humphries, 98, Gainesville
         Mrs. Louise Walls Humphries, age 98 of New Holland, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2016 at Autumn Breeze Assisted Living Home f ...
Evan Rosas, 22, Oakwood
Mr. Evan Rosas, age 22, of Oakwood passed away Monday, January 18, 2016.   Funeral Mass will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 22, 2016 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church.& ...

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Mr. Timothy Jackson Ray Williams, age 25 of Talmo, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2016 in Jackson County.             ...

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Leroy Elliott, 86, Dahlonega
Leroy Elliott, age 86, a lifelong resident of Dahlonega, GA passed way January 18, 2016 at his residence.   Leroy was a sawmiller and a member of St. Paul United Methodi ...

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Edna Turner, 100, Cleveland
Mrs. Edna Turner, age 100, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, January 18, 2016.  Mrs. Turner was born in Habersham County to the late Bernard and Lila Lloyd Free.  She ...
'WKRP' creator Hugh Wilson dies; was married to Gainesville native
Hugh Wilson, who created the CBS sitcom "WKRP in Cincinnati" in 1978, has died.
Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications
Dan Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86. Gurney began racing in 1955 and won in nearly every racing series he attempted.
Keith Jackson, sportscaster with 'Whoa, Nelly! call, dies
Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89
Former Clermont City Council member 'Ma' Rogers has died
Mary Ellen "Ma" Rogers, the oldest Clermont City Council member until she was defeated in a re-election bid four years ago, has died.
NHRA Drag Racing legend Bob Glidden passes away
Bob Glidden, one of the most dominant forces in the history of NHRA Drag Racing, died on Sunday, December 17.
Former Atlanta Falcons great Tommy Nobis dies at 74
Tommy Nobis, the first player ever drafted by Atlanta in 1966 and a hard-hitting linebacker who went on to spent his entire 11-year career with the Falcons, has died after an extended illness at age 74
Jim Nabors, Gomer Pyle on 'Andy Griffith Show,' dies at 87
Jim Nabors, who played Gomer Pyle on TV's "The Andy Griffith Show," has died at 87
Big-haired ‘White Knight of Soul’ Wayne Cochran dies at 78
​Wayne Cochran, the “blue-eyed soul” singer known for his towering pompadour, has died of cancer at his Florida home, according to his son Christopher Cochran. He was 78.