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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 ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton