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Local Obits for Fri. Nov 25th, 2016

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Hazel Culver Puckett, 62, Auburn
Hazel Culver Puckett, age 62, of Auburn passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2016.  Hazel loved her church, her family, cooking, hunting and fishing.   Survivors include ...

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Geraldine Carney Dorminey, 83, Dawsonville
Mrs. Geraldine Carney Dorminey, age 83, of Dawsonville, GA (Lumpkin County), passed away on Friday, November 25, 2016.   Geraldine was a native and lifelong resident of ...

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Aimee Kasongo Omari, 50, Braselton
Aimee Kasongo Omari, age 50 of Braselton, GA died Friday, November 25, 2016. Funeral service will be held Sunday, December, 4, 2016 at 12:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. In ...

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Grady R. Nolan, 74, Demorest
Grady R. Nolan, age 74, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Friday, November 25, 2016. Mr. Nolan was born on November 29, 1941 in Bastrop, Louisiana. He is precede ...

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Nelson Bradford Haller, 84, Gainesville
Mr. Nelson Bradford Haller, age 84 years, a resident of Gainesville, Ga, and formerly of Belington, WV, departed this life Friday November 25th 2016 in the Ruby Memorial Hospi ...
Barry L. Laurent, 54, Gainesville
Mr. Barry L. Laurent age 54 of Gainesville, died Monday November 21, 2016. He was born in Flint, Michigan and had been a resident of the Gainesville area for many years. He was sel ...
Leland L. Pool, 86, Gainesville
Dr. ?Leland Leon Pool, age 86, passed on November 25, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Born in Atlanta, he moved as a teenager to Winder where he met Betty, h ...
Dorothy Nell Whitmire, 88, Chicopee
Ms. Dorothy Nell Whitmire, age 88, of Chicopee passed away on Friday, November 25, 2016.          Memorial services are scheduled for Monda ...

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Lydia Von Bargen, 75, Nicholson
Lydia Von Bargen, age 75, of Nicholson passed away Friday, November 25, 2016 at her residence.   Mrs. Von Bargen was born July 15, 1941 in Demorest, Georgia to the late ...
John Charles Whitten, 62, Commerce
Mr. John Charles Whitten, age 62, of Commerce, GA died Friday, November 25, 2016 at his residence.  Mr. Whitten was born in Paintsville, KY to the late Jay Whitten, Sr. and He ...

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Martin Lee Tittle, 66, Cleveland
Martin Lee Tittle of Cleveland, Georgia (formerly of Ocala, Florida) passed peacefully in his home surrounded by family and his beloved dogs on November 25, 2016.  Martin was ...
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...