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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 15th, 2016

Habersham

Roger Wayne Fields, 74, Cornelia
Roger Wayne Fields, age 74, of Cornelia, GA and formerly of Dahlonega, GA passed away April 15, 2016.   Roger lived most of his life in Lumpkin County. He worked with th ...
Phyllis Jean Gary, 77, Cornelia
  Phyllis Jean Gary, 77, of Colorado Springs, CO, beloved mother, wife, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 7, 2016, from compli ...
Nancy Allen Sewell, 88, Demorest
Nancy Allen Sewell, age 88 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 15, 2016 following a period of declining health.   Born in Goldsboro, Nort ...

Hall

Vera "Gi-Gi" Stewart, 88, Gainesville
Vera "Gi-Gi" Stewart, 88, of Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully on Friday, April 15, 2016 following a sudden illness. She was born February 13, 1928 in Iowa Falls, I ...

Jackson

Roy (Edward) Moose, 66, Pendergrass
Roy “Edward” Moose, age 66, of Pendergrass, GA passed away April 15, 2016 at Gold City Convalescent Center. Edward is preceded in death by his parents, Ramie and Loi ...
                        Mr. Elmer Burruss Wolfrey, Jr., age 74, of ...

Lumpkin

Max Herman Lingerfelt, 85, Dahlonega
Max Herman Lingerfelt, age 85, of Dahlonega, GA passed away April 15, 2016 at Chestatee Regional Hospital. Max is preceded in death by his wife, Bertha Lingerfelt; parents, John ...

Other

Charlie R. Fleming, 89, Ellijay
Charlie R. Fleming, 89, of Ellijay passed away Friday April 15, 2016 at Gilmer Nursing Home following a period of declining health. Born December 23, 1926 in Cherokee County to ...

Stephens

Harold Thomas Collins, 89, Eastanollee
Mr. Harold Thomas Collins, age 89 of 301 Cherokee Drive, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Friday, April 15, 2016 at the home of his daughter in Bishop, Georgia.   A ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93