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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 ...

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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. ...
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.