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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 8th, 2016

Dawson

Randy Gene Fausett, 59, Dawsonville
Randy Gene Fausett, 59, of Dawsonville passed away Friday April 8, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born December 20, 1956 to the ...
Mark Douglas Miller, 62, Dawsonville
Mark Douglas Miller, 62, of Dawsonville, GA died at his home on April 8, 2016.  Born in Presque Isle, ME he was the son of Douglas Miller of Lawrenceville, GA and the late Bar ...

Forsyth

Charles Broughton Heard, age 84 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2016. He was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. Charles was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflic ...
Janell Mary Temple, 84, Cumming
Janell Mary Temple, age 84 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2016.  She was a member of Silver Shoals Baptist Church. Janell was preceded in death by her parents, Eg ...

Habersham

Lois Eleanor Edwards, 97, Cornelia
Lois Eleanor Abney Edwards, age 97 of Cornelia, passed away Friday, April 8, 2016. Born in Haralson County, Georgia on July 8, 1918, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin Fran ...

Hall

James L. “Jimmy” Lee, 76, Hoschton
James L. “Jimmy” Lee, age 76 of Hoschton, GA died Friday, April 8, 2016 after a long battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 2:0 ...
Connie Ruth Morrison, 65, Gainesville
Connie Ruth Morrison age  65 of Gainesville, Ga. died Friday April 8, 2016 From a brief illness. Services to be announced by Memorial Park North Riverside ...

Jackson

Louise Kidd Collins, 95, Commerce
Mrs. Louise Kidd Collins, age 95, of Commerce, GA died Friday, April 08, 2016 at Gentiva Hospice IPU.  Mrs. Collins was born in Crawford to the late John Edward and Delphia Di ...

Other

Grace Vivian Dinsmore, 87, Danielsville
  Grace Vivian Dinsmore, age 87, of Danielsville, went home to be with her Lord on April 8, 2016.  She was a member of Providence Baptist Church. She was a loving moth ...
Grace Vivian Dinsmore, 87, Danielsville
  Grace Vivian Dinsmore, age 87, of Danielsville, went home to be with her Lord on April 8, 2016.  She was a member of Providence Baptist Church. She was a loving moth ...
Richard Dean Nash, 59, Colbert
Richard Dean Nash age 59 of Colbert passed away Friday April 8, 2016 at the Athens Regional Medical Center.   Mr. Nash was born in Athens on March 2, 1957 to the late Wi ...
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