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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 6th, 2016

Dawson

Nolan Haygood, 76, Dawsonville
Nolan Haygood, 76, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday October 6, 2016 at his residence following a period of declining health. Mr. Haygood was born November 18, 1939 to the lat ...

Habersham

Frances Davidson, 89, Cornelia
Mrs. Frances Davidson age 89 of Cornelia passed at Habersham Home East on Thursday October 06, 2016 following an extended illness.  Funeral services are scheduled Thursday ...
Thomas “Tommy” Eugene Henderson, age 74 of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Born March 10, 1942 in Clayton Georgia he was a son of the late Clete ...
Ann Marshall Hicks, 86, Baldwin
Ann Marshall Hicks, age 86 of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Born on August 2, 1930 she was a daughter of the late Sam Hawkins and Edwina Davis Marshall. Mr ...

Hall

Jonathan Gantes, 28, Gainesville
            Mr. Jonathan Gantes age 28 of Gainesville, Ga passed away Thursday October 06, 2016.     & ...
John Martin Gaither, 96, Gainesville
John Martin Gaither, Col. USAF  (Retired), 96 of Gainesville died Thursday October 6, 2016 at his residence. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. ...
Robert Burl Graham, 82, Gainesville
Robert Burl Graham age 82 of Gainesville passed away on October 6, 2016.  He was the son of the late Gordon & Corine Villyard Graham and a member of Yellow Creek Baptist C ...
Harold D. Marchbanks, 67, Gainesville
       Mr. Harold D. Marchbanks age 67 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday October 06, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. F ...
Shigeo Taira, 84, Oakwood
Shigeo Taira age 84 of Oakwood passed away Thursday October 6, 2016. Complete arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville.
Shigeo Taira, 84, Oakwood
Mr. Shigeo Taira, 84,  of Oakwood died October 6, 2016. Arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home, 758 Main Street, Gainesville, Ga.

Jackson

Roy Mae Hayes, 80, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Roy Mae Hayes, age 80, of Pendergrass, Georgia, who passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Mrs. Hayes was the daughter to the late ...

Other

Mary DeMarco, 97, Canton, OH
Mary DeMarco, formerly of Canton, OH, passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016 in Suwanee, Georgia with her family and friends welcoming her to a much deserved eternal life. &nb ...
'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.