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Local Obits for Sat. Apr 9th, 2016

Dawson

Charles M. “Charlie” Johnston, 64, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday April 9, 2016. Born September 21, 1951 in Tampa, Florida to the late Charles and Carol Quillia ...

Forsyth

Alice M. Sneed, 83, Cumming
Alice M. Sneed, age 83 of Cumming, passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2016. She was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church in Milton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hoyt Sne ...

Hall

Steven Eugene Whitehead, 58, Gainesville
Steven Eugene Whitehead, 58 of Gainesville, Ga. died Saturday April 9, 2016 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center. He was a native and life resident of Gainesville, Ga. He was a registere ...

Jackson

Sandra Kay Afroozi, 67, Talmo
Mrs. Sandra Kay Afroozi, age 67, of Talmo passed away Saturday, April 9, 2016 at her home following an extended illness.   Funeral Mass will be held 2:00p.m., Wednesday ...
Mr. Clifton Daniel (Danny) Puckett, age 54, of Commerce died Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center.  Mr. Puckett was born in Duluth to Kay Elizabeth Ca ...

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John Carlton McCoy, 73, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. John Carlton McCoy, age 73 of Covington, formerly of Cleveland. Mr. McCoy passed away Friday, April 7, 2016 followi ...
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.