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Local Obits for Fri. May 13th, 2016

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Linda Gail Maddox, 63, Winder
Linda Gail Maddox, age 63, of Winder passed away Friday, May 13, 2016.  Her hobbies were playing BINGO and having picnics.  She loved her dogs, church and gospel singing. ...

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Russell H. Honea, 82, Cumming
Russell H. Honea, age 82, of Cumming passed away Thursday, May 12, 2016. A native of the Atlanta area, Russell was a U.S. Air Force veteran; an Atlanta Fire Department Fireman for ...
Christopher Lee Michael Sellers, age 42, of Cumming and formerly of Baxley, passed away Friday, May 13, 2016.  Survivors include his wife Lorie Sellers; parents Larr ...

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M. Lucille stover Johnson, 99, Gainesville
 Mrs. M. Lucille Stover Johnson, age 99, of Murrayville, Georgia, passed away Friday, May 13, 2016 at New Horizon’s Lanier Park, surrounded by family and friends. &nb ...
Martha Godfrey Moore, 82, Gainesville
Martha Godfrey Moore, 82  died on May 13, 2016 at Dogwood Forest where she had resided for a number of years. She was born on January 8, 1934 to Charles Edwin Cole and Ola ...
James (Jim) Edward Webb, 78, Gainesville
James E. (Jim) Webb, 78, of Gainesville, passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center on Friday, May 13, 2016. Jim was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on April 27, 1938 to Paul A. ...

Jackson

William T. (Bill) Atwood, 73, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William T. “Bill” Atwood, age 73, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, May 13, 2016.  Mr. Atwood was b ...
Nancy Lee Duke Gunn, 65, Jefferson
Nancy Lee Duke Gunn, age 65, of Jefferson passed away Friday, May 13, 2016.  Nancy graduated with honors from DeKalb College with an Associates in Science and became a registe ...

Lumpkin

James Edward Gaddis, 52, Dahlonega
James Edward Gaddis, age 52, of Dahlonega, GA passed away suddenly on Friday May 13, 2016.   James was the son of the late Homer Leroy and Mary Sue Gaddis.   ...
Charles “Joe” Mosie Waters, age 79, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Friday May 13, 2016.   Joe retired from Burlington at 62 after 44 years of working there bec ...

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Ernest Joseph Hudson, 95, Toccoa
Mr. Ernest Joseph Hudson, age 95 of 91 Briarwood Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, May 13, 2016 at his residence.   A son of the late Walter C. Hudson, Sr. ...
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