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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 28th, 2016

Forsyth

Ben Ed Bramblett, 80, Cumming
Ben Ed Bramblett, age 80 of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2016. He was a member of Orange United Methodist Church. Ben Ed was an avid hobbyist of coin collecting and& ...

Gwinnett

Elizabeth Russell, 69, Buford
Elizabeth Russell, age 69 of Buford, GA died Thursday, April 28, 2016 after a brief illness. Funeral service will be held Monday, May 2, 2016 at 7:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial C ...

Habersham

V. L. Lovell, 96, Batesville
Mr. V. L. Lovell, age 96, of Batesville passed away on April 28, 2016 following an extended illness. Mr. Lovell was born on May 14, 1919 in Habersham County, Georgia, to the l ...
Jacqueline Wilson, 70, Alto
Jacqueline Wilson age 70 of Alto passed away Thursday April 28, 2016. Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday May 2, 2016 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel. Interment w ...

Hall

Vicki Peeples Allen Edmonds,, 67, Gainesville
 Ms. Vicki Peeples Allen Edmonds, age 67, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 28, 2016.      A memorial service i ...
Dr. Robert C. Grant, 83, Gainesville
  Dr. Robert C. Grant passed away on April 28th at 83 years of age.  Dr. Grant was a kind man who served countless patients for 40 years through his medical practic ...
Mary Colleen Poole Howard, 89, Gainesville
    Mrs. Mary Colleen Poole Howard age 89, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016. Graveside services are scheduled for 3:00 pm Monday, May ...

Jackson

Joe Dennis Garrison, 68, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joe Dennis Garrison, age 68 of Maysville, Georgia,  who entered into rest Thursday, April 28, 2016.  Mr. Garrison was born i ...
Mary Bell Hayes, Jefferson
Mrs. Mary Bell Hayes (Witt) was born in Jefferson, GA to the late Rate Moss and Woodie Witt.  Mrs. Hayes moved to Cincinnati, Ohio for many years where she met her late husban ...
Robert Edward Lee, 66, Hoschton
Robert Edward Lee, age 66, of Hoschton passed away Monday, April 25, 2016.  Robert was a Vietnam Army Veteran, he was a minister of the Gospel, he collected antiques, he was a ...
James Larry Lord, 76, Commerce
Mr. James Larry Lord, age 76, of Commerce died Thursday, April 28, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Lord was born in Commerce to the late, James Woodie and Margare ...

Lumpkin

Billy Richard Johnson, 66, Dahlonega
Billy Richard Johnson passed away at his home in Dahlonega, GA on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at the age of 66. Bill is predeceased by his parents, Delvin and Anna Johnson, his bro ...
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
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.