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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 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