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Local Obits for Wed. Nov 23rd, 2016

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Viola May Gerlach, 92, Winder
Mrs. Viola May Gerlach, age 92, of Winder Georgia died Wednesday, November 23, 2016. She was a wife and homemaker. Born in Chicopee, Massachusetts,Viola traveled to Alaska, Japan a ...
Mary B. Holland, 93, Winder
Mrs. Mary B. Holland, age 93, of Winder, Georgia passed away November 23, 2016.  A native of Clover, South, Carolina, she was a daughter of the late N. G. and Iona Currence ...

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Jacky Evans, 63, Dawsonville
Jacky Evans, 63, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday November 23, 2016 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a period of declining health.   Born April 7, 1953 in Cob ...
Jerry Smallwood, 59, Dawsonville
Jerry Smallwood, 59, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday November 22, 2016. Born August 21, 1957 to the late Bill and Ruby Smallwood, he had lived in Dawson County for the past 1 ...

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William Vincent “Billy” Kuch, 30, of Cumming, GA died on Saturday, November 19, 2016. Billy was born July 14, 1986 in New Haven, CT. He was a graduate of Wharton Hig ...
Phillip “Fuzz” Vaughan passed away on Nov 22, 2016. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 25, 2016 from 12:00pm until 2:00pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home with ...

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Katie Mae Nations Franklin, 90, Clarkesville
Katie Mae Nations Franklin, age 90, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2016. Mrs. Franklin was born on May 1, 1926 in White County, Georgia. She was p ...

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Mrs. Mildred Lurline McElwaney, age 88 of Gay, passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.   Funeral services are schedul ...
James Alan Wilkes, 63, Flowery Branch
Mr. James Alan Wilkes, age 63, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at Piedmont Hospital in Newnan, surrounded by his family. Memorial Services will be 2 ...

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Robert Edward Call, 43, Covington
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Robert Edward Call, 43, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus, on November 23, 2016. He was a resident of Covington, Georgia. He i ...
Mary Leona Elkins, 62, Athens
Mary Leona Elkins, age 62 of Athens, GA passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2016. Mrs. Elkins was the daughter of the late David Lee and Mary Lou Yates Sharp.   Survivo ...

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George William Bean, 82, Cleveland
Mr. George William Bean age 82 of Cleveland, Ga passed away on Wednesday November 23, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extend illness. Funeral services are ...
Rev. Gerald Rudolph Carnes, age 74, of Cleveland, GA, passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Gerald was born in Cumming, GA, in 1942, to the l ...
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...