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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 17th, 2016

Habersham

Roy Lee Keller, 57, Mt. Airy
Roy Lee Keller, age 57 of Mt. Airy, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016, at his residence.  Born in Habersham County on December 2, 1958, he was a son of Kirby Lee Keller an ...

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Loy Charles Collins, 87, Gainesville
  Loy Charles Collins, age 87 of  Gainesville, Georgia died  Thursday March 17, 2016 from an extend illness.   Loy was born on December 13, 1928 to ...
Mamie Lou Henderson, 72, Gainesville
Mrs. Mamie Lou Henderson age 72 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday March 16, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   &n ...
Roberta “Sis” Hunter, 91, Gainesville
Mrs. Roberta “Sis” Hunter, age 91, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, with her family. &nbs ...
Kathryn Lynn Poff, 27, Gainesville
         Miss Kathryn Lynn Poff, age 27 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2016 in Milledgeville, Georgia from injuries sust ...

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Unie Olean Turner, 85, Cleveland
Unie Olean Turner, age 85 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Turner was the daughter of the late Wilburn and Mart ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.