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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 ...
Alan Colmes, liberal voice on Fox, once heard on WDUN, dead at 66
Alan Colmes, the radio and television host and commentator best known as the amiable liberal foil to the hard-right Sean Hannity on the Fox News Channel, has died.
Well-known WWII vet dies
Cecil Boswell, a well-known Gainesville area World War II veteran, died Sunday at the age of 99.
Grammy-winning jazz singer Al Jarreau dies at 76
Grammy-winning jazz singer Al Jarreau has died in a Los Angeles hospital just days after announcing his retirement from touring because of exhaustion
John Hurt, Oscar nominated for "The Elephant Man" dies at 77
The Oscar-nominated actor Sir John Hurt has died
Max Ward, poultry industry leader in North Georgia, dies at age 95
Max F. Ward, a longtime leader in the North Georgia poultry industry will be remembered at graveside services in Gainesville Saturday afternoon.
A.B. Sailors, former Gainesville fire chief, dies at 83
A former chief for the Gainesville Fire Department died Monday at the age of 83.
Former Georgia Secretary of State David Poythress dies
​Former Georgia Secretary of State and two-time gubernatorial candidate David Poythress has died.
Georgia Racing HOF member Doug Kenimer passes away
Georgia Racing Hall of Fame member Doug Kenimer of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away on Monday, January 2. Kenimer was revered for his driving abilities on both dirt and asphalt...