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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 22nd, 2016

Dawson

Marjorie E. Daniel, 78, Dahlonega
Marjorie E. Daniel age 78 of Dahlonega, Ga. Died Friday April 22, 2016 at her residence. Services will be held at 11 am Wednesday April 27, 2016 at the Little Davenport Chapel, Ron ...
Paul M. Fetzner, 64, Dawsonville
Paul M. Fetzner, 64, of Dawsonville passed away Friday April 22, 2016 at his residence following a short illness. Born December 24, 1951 in Erie, Pennsylvania to the late Leo an ...

Forsyth

Willie C. Major, 93, Cumming
Willie C. Major, age 93 of Forsyth County, passed away on Friday, April 22, 2016. She was a member of Longstreet Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry D. ...

Gwinnett

Braden A. Craig, 45, Buford
Braden A. Craig, age 45 of Buford, GA died Friday, April 22, 2016. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. Jason Minc ...

Habersham

Willie Brock, 72, Cornelia
Willie Brock, age 72 of Cornelia, went home to be with The Lord on Thursday, April 21, 2016. Born in Cornelia, Georgia on September 14, 1943, he was the son of the late Crawford ...
Linda Williams Martin, 68, Cornelia
Linda Williams Martin, age 68, of Cornelia, Georgia, and formerly of Baldwin, Georgia went to be with the Lord on, Friday, April 22, 2016. Mrs. Martin was born on June 16, 1947 ...
Sammy L. Nix, 65, Clarkesville
Sammy L. Nix, 65, of Clarkesville GA passed away on Friday, April 22, 2016 in Cleveland, Ga.. A Memorial service will be held 6 PM Tuesday April 26, 2016 at the Skitts ...
Thomas David Smith, 69, Cornelia
Thomas David Smith, age 69 of Cornelia, passed away Friday, April 22, 2016. Funeral services are 2 pm Sunday, April 24, 2016, in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart.   ...
Thomas David Smith, 69, Cornelia
Thomas David Smith, age 69 of Cornelia, went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 22, 2016, surrounded by family and friends. Born in Clayton, Georgia on October 23, 1946, he wa ...

Hall

Marjorie Graves McDaniel, 78, Gainesville
Marjorie Graves McDaniel, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away April 22, 2016 after an extended illness.   She was born April 30, 1937 in Flint Michigan and graduated fr ...
Raymond Lee Poole, 54, Gainesville
  Mr. Raymond Lee Poole age 54 of Gainesville passed away on Friday April 22, 2016 at UAB Hospital Birmingham following a sudden illness.       & ...
Teresa Presley, 53, Gainesville
Teresa Presley, loving wife, mother, daughter and lifelong resident of Gainesville, Georgia, died unexpectedly on April 22, 2016 at the age of 54. Teresa is survived by her ...
Eva Roswitha Albert Riemann, 67, Gainesville
Mrs. Eva Roswitha Albert Riemann, age 67, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Friday, April 22, 2016 surrounded by her family.     Funeral services are scheduled for 1 ...
2nd lieutenant Rasheedah Freeman Sherman was born June 6th, 1987 in Chicago, IL to the late Frankie Leroy Freeman and Sandra Ware Gallo. Rasheedah later enlisted in the United Stat ...

Other

Captain Mark Barden Haselton Jr. of Alpharetta, Georgia, passed away due to complications from an extended illness on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at the age of 75.   Mark is ...
Annemarie DeSantis Hodge, 41, Alpharetta
Annemarie DeSantis Hodge, 41, of Alpharetta, GA lost her battle on April 22, 2016. Born in the Bronx, NY she was the daughter of the late Erasmo DeSantis and Ann Zingone Michaels. ...

Stephens

Roy Edward Howard, 89, Toccoa
Mr. Roy Edward Howard age 89 of Hospital Drive, Toccoa passed away Friday April 22, 2016 at The Clary Care Center of Toccoa.   A son of the late George Lester and Pearl ...
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
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69