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Local Obits for Fri. Jan 8th, 2016

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L. W. "Bill" Moore, 86, Winder
Mr. L.W. “Bill” Moore, age 86, of Winder, Georgia passed away Friday, January 8, 2016. A native of Hampton, Georgia he was the son of the late Charles William and Gertu ...

Dawson

Clifton C. Harben, 84, Dawsonville
Clifton C. Harben, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Friday January 8, 2016 following a sudden illness. Born March 18, 1931 to the late Grady and Ida Harben, he was a lifelong resi ...
Louise Moore Walls, 88, Dawson
Louise Moore Walls, age 88, of Dawsonville died peacefully in her sleep on Friday, January 8, 2016.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Glyndon Walls, her p ...

Forsyth

Randle Julian Elrod, 68, Cumming
Randall Julian Elrod, age 68, of Cumming passed away Friday, January 8, 2016.  He is preceded in death by an infant son, Jeff Elrod; mother, Ina Bell Elrod; father, Bill Elrod ...
Gerald Anthony Shelton, 58, Cumming
Gerald Anthony Shelton, age 58, of Cumming, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2016. Gerald is preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Vivian Shelton; brother, Jimmy Shelton and ...

Gwinnett

John Michael Nicolella, age 72, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, January 8, 2106 after a 15 year battle with thyroid cancer. John graduated from South Philadelphia High School ...
Victoria Jean Romaine, 86, Suwanee
Victoria Jean Romaine, 86, of Suwanee, GA died on January 8, 2015.  Born in Nottingham, England she was the daughter of the late William H. Johnson VC and Gertrude Walton John ...

Habersham

Irwin R. Kimzey Jr., 75, Clarkesville
Irwin R. Kimzey, Jr., lifelong resident of northeast Georgia, passed away Friday, January 8, 2016, after an extended illness.  Born August 29, 1940, ...

Hall

Missy Leigh Anne Roseberry (Curry) of Gainesville, Georgia, died Friday, January 8, 2016.  Missy was born on October 15, 1971, in Dallas, Texas, to Bill and Ann Curry.  ...
Glendon L. "Glen" Walls, 69, Gainesville
Glendon L. “Glen” Walls, age 69 of Gainesville, passed away Friday, January 8, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.    &nb ...

Jackson

Jack Paul Deadwyler, 71, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Jack Paul Deadwyler, age 71, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, January 8, 2016.  Mr. Deadwyler was born in Gain ...

Other

Mike Keller, 69, Black Eagle, MT
Mike Keller, age 69, of Black Eagle, Montana, passed away on January 8th, 2016. He is proceeded in death by his parents, Claude and Carol Keller and his brother, Ken. He is survive ...

Stephens

Wanda Pierce, 57, Toccoa
Wanda Pierce, age 57, of Toccoa, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Friday, January 8, 2016. Mrs. Pierce was born on July 9, 1958 in Highlands, NC, to Eugene and Ova Ledford C ...

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Rev. Jerry Vandiver, 78, Cleveland
Rev. Jerry Vandiver age 78, of Cleveland passed away Friday January 8, 2015.  Rev. Vandiver was born in Cleveland the son of the late Garland and Virgie Mae Barrett Vandive ...
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.