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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 5th, 2016

Dawson

Christa B Bowers, 90, Dawsonville
Christa Bowers, 90, of Dawsonville, GA passed away Wednesday October 5, 2016 at Tanglewood Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born December 13, 1925 in Germ ...

Forsyth

Laura M. Perry, 87, Cumming
Laura M. Perry, age 87, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2016.  Laura was born to a family of 8 in Nashville, TN to the late Alex and Mary Alexander Meadows, she w ...

Gwinnett

Jeanette Pines, 71, Lawrenceville
Jeanette Pines, age 71 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on October 5, 2016. Mrs. Pines was born on February 11, 1945, in Atlanta, GA, to the late Patrick Ennis and Lessie Satte ...

Habersham

James Monroe Warren, 88, Cornelia
James Monroe Warren, age 88, of Cornelia, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 5, 2016, following an extended illness. Mr. Warren was born on November 21, 1927 ...

Hall

Mrs. Dellie Mae “Hewell” Guyton age 77 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday October 05, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.   ...
Mrs. Barbara Ann Garrison Cable, age 80 of Lula, passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at Hill Haven Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral services are schedul ...
Geraldine Rachel Hull, 56, Flowery Branch
     Ms. Geraldine Rachel Hull age 56 of Flowery Branch passed away on Wednesday October 05, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.    &nbs ...
Sam Williams, 78, Gillsville
Sam Williams, 78 of Gillsville GA, passed away October 5, 2016. His love was spending time with his family at home and in the mountains.   He was an avid golfer a ...

Jackson

Peggy Rice Autry, 76, Nicholson
Mrs. Peggy Rice Autry, age 76, of Nicholson, GA passed away after an extended illness on October 5, 2016.  She was born December 7, 1939, the daughter of the late Will and Ess ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Ruby Dean “Deanie” Dotson, age 72, of Jefferson, who passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. Mrs. Dotson was born in A ...
Martha Ann Evans Tanner, 81, Commerce
Martha Ann Evans Tanner, age 81, went to be with her Lord and Savior on early Wednesday morning, October 5, 2016. She passed away at her home in Commerce, GA. Mrs. Tanner was the d ...
'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died
Singer Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76.
Funeral service set for Gainesville advocate for the disabled
A longtime advocate for the disabled, Justin Pressley of Gainesville, will be buried Monday.
Billy Starr Hardman, Gainesville's oldest physician, dies at age 98
Dr. Billy Starr Hardman, M.D., a well-known physician who was instrumental in building the medical community in Gainesville, has died at the age of 98.
Ex-WWE star Brian Christopher Lawler dead at age 46
Authorities say former World Wrestling Entertainment star Brian Christopher Lawler has died after attempting suicide in his jail cell
Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Nancy Sinatra Sr., childhood sweetheart and first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Former Congressman from Georgia Pat Swindall has died
Former Georgia congressman Pat Swindall, a GOP trailblazer derailed by perjury, dies at 67
Actor Tab Hunter, star of 'Damn Yankees!' movie, dies age 86
Actor Tab Hunter, whose blond good looks made him the heartthrob of millions of teenagers in the 1950s with such films as "Battle Cry" and "Damn Yankees," has died at age 86
Update: Ray Burch: Local, state poultry leader dies
A memorial service will be held Tuesday. July 10th for Ray Burch, a Gainesville man well-known in local and state poultry circles.