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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 ...
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.