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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 5th, 2016

Habersham

Allen Nicely, 74, Cornelia
Allen Nicely, age 74 of Cornelia, departed this life on February 5, 2016. Mr. Nicely was born January 27, 1942 in Hayesville, NC to the late William and Estella Moore Nicely. He ...

Hall

Addis C. Purcell, 95, Gainesville
Mrs. Addis C. Purcell, 95 of Gainesville died Friday February 5, 2016 at a private nursing home following an extended illness. Born in Jackson County, February 2, 1921, Mrs. Pur ...

Lumpkin

Kim Douglas Allison, age 58, a longtime resident of Lumpkin County passed away February 5, 2016.   Kim was an Army veteran.  He was a family man and really loved hi ...
Ronnie Lee Mincey, 66, Dahlonega
Ronnie Lee Mincey, age 66, a lifelong resident of Dahlonega, GA passed away on February 5, 2016 at his residence.   Ronnie is preceded in death by his parents Kermit and ...
Carlton Seitz, 95, Dahlonega
Carlton Seitz age 95 of Dahlonega, GA passed away on February 5, 2015 surrounded by his granddaughters. He was known as PawPaw to those who loved him most and was the most soft spo ...

Other

Suman Khanna, 69, Atlanta
Ms. Suman Khanna age 69 of Atlanta passed away on February 5, 2016. A service will take place at the funeral home on Saturday February 6, 2015 at 11am.   Co ...

Stephens

Mrs. Barbara Lee Campbell Burnette age 87 of 258 Letourneau Drive passed away Friday February 5, 2016 at Willow Gardens of Toccoa.   A daughter of the late Steve and El ...
Mrs. Tommie Agnes LeCroy McCollum, age 72, of Collins Road, Toccoa, Georgia, passed away on Friday, February 5, 2016 at the Northridge Health and Rehab Center in Commerce, Ga.  ...

White

Ruby Merle Buckholts, 85, Cleveland
Ruby Merle Buckholts, age 85 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, February 5, 2016.  Mrs. Buckholts was born October 18, 1930 in Sparks, GA to the late Roy and Essie Barton Ro ...
Rodney Denton Fitzgerald, 82, Cleveland
Rodney Denton Fitzgerald, age 82 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, February 5, 2016. Mr. Fitzgerald was born December 15, 1933 in Waverly, FL to the late George Ralph Fitzgerald ...
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.