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Local Obits for Sat. Feb 13th, 2016

Dawson

Sally Myers, 55, Dawsonville
Sally Myers, 55, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday February 13, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness. Born July 18, 1960, Sally was a long time resident of Da ...
David Joshua Martin Jay Tillett, 27, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday February 13, 2016 at his residence following a sudden illness. Born March 23, 1988 in Canton, Georgia, h ...

Forsyth

Cathy Fitzpatrick, of Cumming, passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2016.  She attended River of Life Church of God. Cathy was preceded in death by her husbands, Lloyd Bishop ...

Habersham

Rhonda LaNĂ¡ Freeman, 30, Mt. Airy
Funeral services for Rhonda LaNá Freeman, age 30 of Mt. Airy will  be held on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 3:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Pastor Scot ...
Thomas Lee Owenby, Jr., 45, Mt. Airy
Thomas Lee Owenby, Jr., age 45 of Mt. Airy, passed away Saturday, February 13, 2016.  Born in Demorest, Georgia on May 13, 1970, he was a son of Thomas Lee, Sr. and Judy La ...

Hall

Marie W. Harris, 78, Gillsville
Mrs. Marie W. Harris, age 78, of Gillsville died Friday, February 12, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Harris was born in Gainesville to Azzie Lee Wilson Buffington of Gillsville and th ...
Lois Jeanette Williams, 85, Burgaw, NC, formerly Hall County
Mrs. Lois Jeanette Williams, 85, of Burgaw, NC and long-time resident of Hall County, GA, passed away on Friday, February 12, 2016, following an extended illness.    ...

Lumpkin

Nancy Lawson Thomas, 56, Dahlonega
Nancy  Lawson Thomas, age 56 of Dahlonega, passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. Nancy was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, ...

Other

Jennie Marie Brown, 84, Ocala, FL
Mrs. Jennie Marie Brown, age 84 of Ocala, Florida, passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at Munroe Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services are s ...
Edward Banister Gurley, 67, Elberton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Edward Banister Gurley, age 67 of Elberton, Georgia, formerly of Jefferson who entered into rest Saturday, February 13, 2016.  Mr ...

White

Charles Edward Garrett, 76, Cleveland
Mr. Charles Edward Garrett, age 76, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, February 13, 2016.  Mr. Garrett was born in Toccoa to the late Heard and Irene Williams Garrett. &nb ...
Charles Edward Garrett, 76, Cleveland
Mr. Charles Edward Garrett, age 76, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, February 13, 2016.  Mr. Garrett was born in Toccoa to the late Heard and Irene Williams Garrett. &nb ...
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.
Joe Gibbs' eldest son dies at 49 from neurological disease
Joe Gibbs Racing says co-founder J.D. Gibbs, the eldest son of team owner and Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs, has died. He was 49.
Georgia Hall Of Fame racer Charles Barrett passes away
Charles Barrett, a Hall of Fame short track ace and former NASCAR driver, passed away on Friday. The Cleveland, Georgia native scored the win in approximately 250...
Mansfield Oil Co. founder dies at 86
John Mansfield, Sr., of Amelia Island, Fla., formerly of Gainesville, and the founder of Mansfield Oil Company and Kangaroo convenience stores, died Thursday. .
Actress and director Penny Marshall dies at age 75
'Laverne & Shirley' star and movie director Penny Marshall has died at age 75
Funeral services Friday for officer who helped establish Hall County SWAT team
Funeral services have been scheduled for Lt. Bob McMahan, a 23-year veteran of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, who was instrumental in setting up the SWAT team for the department.
'SpongeBob' creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57
Stephen Hillenburg, whose daffy animated 'SpongeBob SquarePants' became an international hit, dies at 57.