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Local Obits for Sat. Nov 12th, 2016

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Charles Edgar Lamb, 72, Cumming
Charles Edgar Lamb, age 72 of Cumming, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, November 12, 2016.  He was co-owner of Bennett's Marine. He spent most of his life ...

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Daniel Richard Matthew Diaddigo, Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully on November 12, 2016. He was born on October 18, 1938 in Aliquippa, PA.  Richard graduated from ...
Lisa Shivers Myers, 45, Gainesville
Mrs. Lisa Shivers Myers age 45, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2016 following a brief illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, November 18, 2 ...
James Donald "Don" Nix, 75, Gainesville
Mr. James Donald (Don) Nix, age 75, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...

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Michael Delone Wortham, age 62, of Athens passed away Saturday, November 12, 2016.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0 ...
Idell Moore Byers, 95, Douglasville
Idell Moore Byers, age 95 of Doulgasville and formerly of Demorest, passed away November 12, 2016, at her residence. Born in Turnerville, Georgia on March 14, 1921, she was a da ...
Leeanne Wooten Carroll, 51, Marble Hill
Leeanne Wooten Carroll age 51 of Marble Hill, GA left this world on Saturday November 12, 2016 to be with the Lord.  She was born in Jacksonville, FL, the daughter of Ann and ...
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...