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Local Obits for Tue. Nov 15th, 2016


Donald Clarence Pauley, 84, Cumming
Donald Clarence Pauley, Lt Colonel, USMC, age 84, of Cumming GA, formerly of Charleston, West Virginia, passed away November 15, 2016. Don was a 9th generation West Virginian where ...
Carla Jean Pruitt, 39, Cumming
Carla Jean Pruitt, age 39 of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, November 9, 2016.  She was a member of Cross Plains Baptist Church. Carla was preceded in death by her parents, ...
William E. Wilson, 73, Cumming
William E. Wilson, age 73 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. He was retired from General Motors. William was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Wilson; parent ...


Steven R. George, 49, Buford
Steven R. George, 49, of Buford, passed away November 15, 2016. Steven was born in Chicago, IL to Richard and Joan Conner George.   He was employed as a salesperson fo ...


Johnny D. Smallwood, age 66, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, at his home with his loving family by his side, after a long battle with cancer, kidney di ...


Patricia A. H Hackney, 75, Gainesville
Patricia A. Hackney, 75, of Gainesville, died Tuesday November 15, 2016.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville.
James Ronald Byrd, 69, Atlanta
Mr. James Ronald Byrd, age 69, of Atlanta passed away on Monday, November 14, 2016 at the Atlanta V.A. Hospital. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, November 19, 2016 a ...
David Alan Orme, 62, Flowery Branch
Mr. David Alan Orme, age 62, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at his residence.   A graveside service is scheduled for Friday, November 18, ...
Royce Billy (Bill) (Samp) Pierce, June 7, 1932 – November 15, 2016 Memorial Park Funeral Home, Memorial Park Road Announces the death of Royce (Bill) (Samp) Pierce who pas ...


James Lee Kirkman, 81, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Lee Kirkman, age 81 of Jefferson, Georgia, who entered into rest Tuesday, November 15, 2016.  Mr. Kirkman was born in Green ...


Fotny Farag, 77, Roswell
Ms. Fotny Farag 77, of Roswell, Ga passed away on November 15, 2016. Visitation will be on Sunday November 20, 2016 from 12-2pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home. Funeral serv ...
Ramy Farag, 77, Roswell
Mr. Ramy Farag 77, of Roswell, Ga passed away on November 15, 2016. Visitation will be on Sunday November 20, 2016 from 12-2pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home. Funeral servi ...
Wendell P. Malcom, 81, Hull
Wendell P. Malcom, age 81 of Hull, GA passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2016.   Mr. Malcom was the son of Loyce Adams Malcom and the late David Malcom. He was a retired ...


Mrs. Anita Jo Vinson Singleton, age 55 of 5613 Oak Valley Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, November 14, 2016 at Gentiva Hospice-Athens Regional Medical Center. A daught ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
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