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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.& ...

Jackson

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 ...
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