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Local Obits for Tue. Nov 15th, 2016

Forsyth

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 ...

Gwinnett

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 ...

Habersham

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 ...

Hall

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 ...

Jackson

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 ...

Other

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 ...

Stephens

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 ...
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
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69