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Local Obits for Tue. May 10th, 2016

Habersham

Clifford Clay Kimsey, Jr, 94, Cornelia
Clifford Clay Kimsey, Jr., age 94, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at his residence.   Mr. Kimsey was born on August 3, 1921, in Cornelia, Geo ...

Hall

Frederick “Buck” Buckalew, 72, Flowery Branch
  Mr. Frederick “Buck” Buckalew, age 72, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2016 following an extended illness. He was born in Louisville, KY ...
Raquel Contreras, 45, Gainesville
Raquel Contreras, 45, of Gainesville passed away May 10, 2016.   Little & Davenport Funeral Home 355 Dawsonville Hwy Gainesville Ga is in charge of arrangements.
Gail Hand, 57, Gainesville
Gail Hand, 57, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016.   Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory 355 Dawsonville Hwy Gainesville, GA is in charge ...
Dennis Wesley (Tojo) Kinsey, 67, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Friday May 13, 2016 at Montgomery Memorial Baptist Church for Dennis Wesley Kinsey aka “Tojo”, age 67 of Gainesville. The R ...
Dorothy Chaney Schrader, 94, Gainesville
  Dorothy Chaney (Snookie) Schrader, 94, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at New Horizons Lanier Park Health Care Facility in Gainesville, Georgia. Snookie f ...
Jessie Kenneth Wellborn, 78, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jessie Kenneth Wellborn, age 78, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by family.   F ...

Jackson

LC Funderburk, 83, Jefferson
LC Funderburk, age 83, of Jefferson passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2016.  LC loved his family, fishing and he was a big NASCAR car fan.  Survivors include his wife Irene Ho ...

Lumpkin

Mr. Vernon Cecil “V.C.” Palmer, age 89 , of Dahlonega passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Gold City Nursing Center following a period of declining health.   ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
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