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Local Obits for Tue. May 10th, 2016

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.   ...
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.