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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 ...

Hall

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 ...
Funeral services Friday for officer who helped establish Hall County SWAT team
Funeral services have been scheduled for Lt. Bob McMahan, a 23-year veteran of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, who was instrumental in setting up the SWAT team for the department.
'SpongeBob' creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57
Stephen Hillenburg, whose daffy animated 'SpongeBob SquarePants' became an international hit, dies at 57.
Wayne Abernathy, Hall County businessman and state Board of Public Safety member, dies
A Lula man, who operated a number of businesses in Gainesville and Cleveland during his lifetime and served more than 35 years on the state Board of Public Safety, has died.
Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, 'Hee Haw' star, has died
Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show "Hee Haw" for nearly a quarter century, has died. He was 85
NASCAR legend David Pearson dies at age 83
David Pearson, winner of three NASCAR premier series championships, has died at the age of 83. Winner of 105 races in just 574 starts – second most to fellow...
Mari Hulman George, Indy's quiet pioneer, dies at 83
Mari Hulman George, auto racing's 'quiet pioneer' who ordered Indy drivers to start their engines, dies at 83
Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey dies at 80
Willie McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed "Stretch" for his 6-foot-4 height and long arms, has died at 80
Funeral services set for Wednesday for former Gainesville police chief
Retired Gainesville Police Chief Jerry Harrison Forrester died Monday at the age of 72.