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Local Obits for Thu. May 5th, 2016

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Brandi Sue Darling, 31, Auburn
Brandi Sue Darling, age 31, of Auburn passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor ...

Forsyth

Geoffrey Andrew "Andy" Jones, age 26, of Cumming passed away Monday, May 2, 2016.  Andy was a wonderful father who loved his family more than anything. Survivors ...
Rudean A. Mathis, 86, Cumming
    Ms. Rudean A. Mathis, age 86, of Forsyth County, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2016, at Northside Forsyth Hospital in Cumming, GA. Born in Forsyth County on F ...
James Tony "Goose" McGee, age 57 of Cumming passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2016.  Goose was a member of Beaver Ruin Baptist Church.  He is preceded in death by h ...

Gwinnett

Gregory R. Kilgore, 67, Buford
Mr. Gregory R. Kilgore, age 67, of Buford passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016.   A Memorial Service will be held 2:00 – 4:00p.m., Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Ameri ...

Habersham

Eunice Wood Allen, 94, Clarkesville
Eunice Wood Allen, age 94, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Mrs. Allen was born in Habersham County on August 14, 1921 to the late Oliver Joh ...
Curtis Thomason Jr., 73, Carnesville
Curtis Thomason, Jr., age 73, of Carnesville, GA passed away Thursday, May  5, 2016. Mr. Thomason was born December 1, 1942 in Franklin County, Georgia to the late Cur ...

Hall

Nancy Gilstrap Savage, 54, Gainesville
  Ms. Nancy Gilstrap Savage, age 54, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, May 05, 2016 at her residence.            ...
Gloria Wilson Bearden, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Gloria Wilson Bearden, age 86 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Gateway Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for M ...
JoAnn C. Davis, 79, Gainesville
JoAnn C. Davis, 79, of Gainesville, died Thursday May 5, 2016.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville.

Jackson

Rose Marie Holly Ambroise, 74, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Rose Marie Holly Ambroise, age 74 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, May 4, 2016.  Mrs. Ambroise was born in ...
Lillie Mae Frady Lee, 88, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lillie Mae Frady Lee, age 88 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, May 5, 2016.  Mrs. Lee was born in Raleigh, N ...

Other

Bessie Mae Fowler Jordan, 71, Jonesboro
Bessie Mae Fowler Jordan, age 71, of Jonesboro, GA, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016 at the Pruitt Healthcare in Toccoa.   A daughter of the late G.L. and Mary Lou Dav ...
Katie Goodson Kay, 80, Asheville, N.C.
  Mrs. Katie Goodson Kay, age 80, of Asheville, North Carolina passed away on Thursday, May 05, 2016 at Phoebe Putney Hospital in Albany, Georgia following a brief illness. ...
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
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.