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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 27th, 2016

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Lucreda Seagraves Addis, 63, Cornelia
Funeral services for Lucreda Seagraves Addis, age 63, of Cornelia, will be held on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 3:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at ...
John “J.D.” Holcomb, 88, Cornelia
J.D. Holcomb, age 88, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Thursday, October 27, 2016. Mr. Holcomb was born on October 20, 1928 in Clayton, Georgia. He was preceded ...
Stormi Ann Whisnant, 19, Clarkesville
Stormi Ann Whisnant, age 19, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 27, 2016. Stormi was born on July 3, 1997, in Demorest, Georgia. She was sel ...

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Kathleen McCrary Villyard, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Kathleen McCrary Villyard, 87 of Gainesville passed away peacefully at her home October 27, 2016.  She was the widow of John Alton Villyard, and mother of John S. and Lyn ...
Eve Wilson Black, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Eve Wilson Black, 88 of Gainesville went home to be with her Lord and Savior Friday October 27, 2016. Born in Manchester, Georgia, Mrs. Black was the daughter of the late B ...

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Janice Burnette, 80, Cleveland
Janice McGhee Burnette, age 80, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, October 27, 2016. Mrs. Burnette was born on September 29, 1936, in San Diego, California, the daughter of ...
Maureen Elizabeth Haynes, 68, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs Maureen Elizabeth Haynes, age 68 of Cleveland. Mrs Haynes passed away Wednesday,October 26, 2016. No services ar ...
Rose Mary Muszynski, 70, Cleveland
Rose Mary Muszynski, age 70 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, October 27, 2016. Mrs. Muszynski was born April 8, 1946 in Detroit, MI to the late James and Emma Gyorkos Previch ...
Alma Pilgrim, 96, Cleveland
Alma Pilgrim, age 96, of Cleveland passed away Thursday, October 27, 2016. Mrs. Pilgrim was born December 24, 1919 in Banks County to the late Gordon Wade Sr. and Mae Thomas Wad ...
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