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Local Obits for Fri. Mar 25th, 2016

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Hazel L.Palmer Palmer, 93, Auburn
Mrs. Hazel L. Palmer, age 93, of Auburn, GA died Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Palmer was born in Clarksville to the late John and Belle Ma ...

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Jean Greenway, 91, Dawsonville
Jean Greenway, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Friday March 25, 2016 at her residence following a period of declining health. Jean was born April 2, 1924 in Tennessee and was a l ...
Barbara West, 88, Dawsonville
Barbara West, 88, of Dawson County, Georgia, passed away Thursday March 17, 2016.  She grew up in Atlanta and Chattanooga.  Her parents were Alberta Louise and Noah B. Ne ...

Forsyth

Francis Joseph Sullivan, Frank, beloved husband, father, grandfather "Lito", brother, uncle, and loyal friend passed away peacefully on March 25, 2016 at the age of 80. ...

Gwinnett

Patricia Henslee “Patsy “Stewart, age 76 of Buford, GA died Friday, March 25, 2016. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mi ...

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Thong Sithideth, 74, Cornelia
Thong Sithideth, age 74, Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2016.   Mr. Sithideth was born on August 8, 1941 in Borican, Laos. He was a member of the Hab ...
Darlene Arrowood, 74, Demorest
  Darlene McClellan Arrowood, age 74 of Demorest, passed away Friday, March 25, 2016.   Born in Florida on March 27, 1941, she was a daughter of the late Ve ...
Aaron Thompson, 56, Toccoa
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Aaron Thompson, age 56 of Toccoa, who passed away Friday, March 25, 2016.   Arrangements are incomplete ...

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Andrew “Ben” Poole, 82, Gainesville
Andrew “Ben” Poole 82, of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, March 25, 2016. Services are scheduled for 11 am Tuesday March 29, 2016 at Timber Ridge Baptist Church, ...

Jackson

Mr. Troy Gene Brandon, Sr., age 80, of Hoschton passed away Friday, March 25, 2016.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Monday, March 28, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home ...
Erica Ashley Lemus, 30, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Erica Ashley Lemus, age 30 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, March 25, 2016.  Mrs. Lemus was born in Chamblee, ...

Lumpkin

Carolyn Whatley Standridge died on Friday, March 25, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center due to a sudden brain aneurysm.   Carolyn was born in Atlanta, GA on Au ...
William M. Upshaw, 87, Dahlonega
Rev. William M. (Bill) Upshaw age 87 of Dahlonega entered into heaven in March 25, 2016 after a long battle with lung cancer. He was born in Tucker, Ga to James Upshaw and Ruth Car ...

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Barbara Jean Brown, 79, Toccoa
Mrs. Barbara Jean Brown, age 79 of Queen Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, March 25, 2016 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late Henry Johnson and Vinie Dean ...

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Benjamin Dean Brady, 51, Cleveland
Benjamin Dean Brady, age 51 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Athens Regional Hospital. Mr. Brady was born on November 18, 1964, in Demorest, Georgia to ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
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