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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 27th, 2016

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Laurence Elwood Pope, 67, Winder
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Laurence Elwood Pope, age 67, of Winder, Georgia, who passed away on January 27, 2016. Mr. Pope was born in Stroudsburg, PA, a son to ...

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Joann Yvonne Ivester, 58, Turnerville
Joann Yvonne Ivester, age 58 of Turnerville, passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Born in Stephens County on October 29, 1957, she was a daughter of Mary Lucille Wall Iveste ...
Dereta Garrett Page, 57, Mt. Airy
Dereta Garrett Page, age 57, of Mt. Airy, GA Went to be with The Lord Friday, January 29, 2016 following an extended illness. Mrs. Page was born on February 11, 1958 in Franklin ...

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Marilyn Morris Noell, 68, Gainesville
Mrs. Marilyn Morris Noell, 68, passed away in her Gainesville home on January 27, 2016.   She will join her deceased beloved son, Bobby Noell.  She is survived ...
Teddy Byron Hagwood, 66, Gainesville
      Mr. Teddy Byron Hagwood, age 66 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illn ...
Grady Alton Stephens, 87, Murrayville
Grady Alton Stephens, 87, of Murrayville, Georgia, passed peacefully at his daughter’s home, on January 24th, 2016.   A celebration of life service will be held at ...
Mr. Edward “Eddie” J. Thompson, age 73, of Lula, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016.            &n ...

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Edna Marie Hix, 63, Commerce
Mrs. Edna Marie Hix, age 63 of Commerce died Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at her residence.  Mrs. Hix was born in Clarksville to the late, Hoyt Fair and the late, Edna Morine E ...
Madia Gwendolyn Hood, 82, Hoschton
Madia Gwendolyn Hood, age 82, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016.  Mrs. Hood was a lady of many talents.  Being a talented seamstress, she made  qui ...
Donnie J. Garrett, 62, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Donnie J. Garrett, age 62 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, January 27, 2016.  Mr. Garrett was born in Comme ...
Hoyt Randall Hollis, 69, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Hoyt Randall Hollis, age 69, of Pendergrass, Georgia who passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Mr. Hollis was a son of the late ...

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A D Shirley, SR, 63, Dahlonega
A D Shirley, SR, age 63, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Wednesday January 27, 2016 at his home following an extended illness. A D lived most of his life in Dahlonega, GA. He wa ...
Kimberly A Wadsworth, 60, Dahlonega
Kimberly A. Wadsworth, age 60, of Dahlonega, GA passed away January 27, 2016. Kimberly is survived by her husband, Thomas E. Wadsworth Jr., 3 children, 5 grandchildren, and one ...

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Marilyn Hoolahan, 78, Marietta
      Mrs. Marilyn Hoolahan age 78 of Marietta passed away on Wednesday January 27, 2016 at Brookdale Assisted Living Facility.      ...
Kenneth Garrett, 42, Monroe
Kenneth Garrett, age 42, of Monroe passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016.  A memorial service will be held 7:00 pm Saturday, January 30, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. ...

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Doyle Glann Bradley, 47, Clayton
Doyle Glenn Bradley, 47, of Clayton, Georgia passed away January 27, 2016. Doyle was the son of the late Fred and Ruby Jiles Bradley. He was born in Fulton County ,Georgia in 1968. ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93