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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 12th, 2016

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Hettie Ruth Minish, 73, Auburn
Hettie Ruth Minish, age 73, of Auburn passed away Friday, February 12, 2016.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Friday, February 19, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.&n ...

Dawson

Cindy Jensen, 61, Dawsonville
Cindy Jensen, 61, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 12, 2016 at Gwinnett Medical Center. Born September 12, 1954 in Scotland, South Dakota to the late Rev. Andrew B. an ...
Cindy Jensen, 61, Dawsonville
Cindy Jensen, 61, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 12, 2016 at Gwinnett Medical Center. Born September 12, 1954 in Scotland, South Dakota to the late Rev. Andrew B. ...
Clain Swafford, 91, Dawsonville
Clain Swafford, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 12, 2016 at Tanglewood Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born May 13, 1924 in Forsyth County ...
Clain Swafford, 91, Dawsonville
Clain Swafford, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 12, 2016 at Tanglewood Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born May 13, 1924 in Forsyth County ...

Forsyth

John E. O’Connell, 95, Cumming
John E. O’Connell, 95, of Cumming passed away on Friday, February 12. Born in RI, he enlisted in the US Army-Air Corps and served in WWII and the Korean Conflict.  He ea ...

Hall

Nuc Thi Nguyen, 87, Flowery Branch
  Mrs. Nuc Thi Nguyen age 87 of Flowery Branch passed away on Friday February 12, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   & ...
Mary A. Olds, 88, Gainesville
?   Mary Anne Olds, 88, of Gainesville, GA., passed away February 12, 2016. She was born July 27, 1927 in Michigan City, Indiana to Henrietta and John Wolsiefer. Mary ...

Jackson

Donald L. Lilly, 90, Nicholson
Donald L. Lilly, age 90 of Nicholson, GA passed away Friday February 12, 2016. Mr. Lilly was the son of the late Lovis R. and Catherine Pensmith Lilly and was the widow of Eve ...

Lumpkin

Zora Hester Robinson, 90, Dahlonega
Mrs. Zora Hester Robinson, age 90, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Friday, February 12, 2016 at the Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA.   Mrs. Robinson was a n ...

Stephens

Amy Diane Bohannon, 39, Toccoa
Mrs. Amy Diane Bohannon age 39 of 50 Linda Drive, Toccoa passed away Friday February 12, 2016 at her residence.    A daughter of the late Terry and Gwendolyn Hallfo ...
Mrs. Gwendolyn Hallford Bohannon age 67 of 50 Linda Drive, Toccoa passed away Friday February 12, 2016 at her residence.    A daughter of the late Bruce and Ressie ...

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Yvette "Kim" Cox, 49, Cleveland
  Yvette "Kim" Cox, 49 of Cleveland passed away on Friday, February 12, 2016. She was born Brooklyn, NY of March 9, 1966 to her Mother Freddie Mae Cox. Ms. Cox ...
Margaret Dockery Moose, 74, Cleveland
Margaret Dockery Moose, age 74, of Cleveland, GA passed away on February 12, 2016 at her residence.   Margaret is preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Bertha Le ...
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
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.