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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 ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.