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Local Obits for Sat. Oct 8th, 2016

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Frankie Howell Davis, 65, Winder
Frankie Howell Davis, age 65 of Winder passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016.  Memorial services have not been arranged.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, ...
James Allen Walker, 67, Winder
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Allen Walker, age 67 of Winder, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, October 8, 2016.  Mr. Walker was born in Douglasvil ...

Forsyth

Paul Francis Peter Coenen, , 71, of Cumming, GA. passed away at his residence on Saturday, October 8, 2016.  No Services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements by McDonal ...

Gwinnett

Joyce Yvonne Durham Barrett, 73, Snellville
Joyce Yvonne Durham Barrett (Joy), age 73, passed gracefully on wings of angels into the arms of God following an extended illness. The daughter of the late William Fletcher and Me ...

Habersham

Josephine Adams Franklin, 74, Demorest
Josephine Adams Franklin, age 74 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 08, 2016 following an extended illness. Born in Demorest, Georgia on Jan ...

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Lorraine Fraim, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Lorraine Fraim, age 82, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Waterford Assisted Living. Private Memorial Services will be at a later date. Mrs. Fraim ...
Leslie Rena Slaton, 41, Gainesville
Ms.Leslie Rena Slaton, age 41, of Gainesville, GA passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016 following complications with diabetes. She was born and raised in Gainesville, GA, but sp ...

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Gloria Jean Skiles Appleby, 75, Danielsville
  Gloria Jean Skiles Appleby age 75 of Danielsville passed away Saturday Oct. 8, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Appleby was born April 18, 1941 in Christiana, PA. She worked f ...
Ted William Miller, 62, Tennille
Mr. Ted William Miller age 62 of Tennille, Ga passed away on Saturday October 08, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile accident. &n ...

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James B. Jones, 85, Hiawassee
Mr. James B. Jones, age 85 of Hiawassee, passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Chatuge Regional Hospital in Hiawassee.Mr. Jones was born August 26, 1931 in Blairsville, GA to th ...

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Phillip Michael Sisk, 53, Cleveland
Phillip Michael Sisk was invited out of my life and into the Lord’s on Saturday, October 8, 2016.  Phil was 53 year old.  Thank you Lord for giving Phil the strengt ...
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.